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  • Movie Release Dates / Friend Request Release Dates
  • In Theaters: Sep 22, 2017
  • Netflix: Apr 18, 2018
  • VOD: Dec 19, 2017
  • Digital HD: Dec 19, 2017
  • Blu-ray: Jan 09, 2018
  • DVD: Jan 09, 2018
  • Friend Request Rating Scores
  • Overall Score: 3.37
  • IMDB: 5.3
  • MetaCritic: 3.1
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 1.7
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Friend Request Cast Starring Shashawnee Hall, Alycia Debnam Carey, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Connor Paolo, Nicholas Pauling

Friend Request Directed by Simon Verhoeven

20,066 votes, 1.68 / 5 avg. rating (33% score)

Friend Request (2016) is a horror thriller movie directed by Simon Verhoeven. The film revolves around a simple unfriend on social media turns into a demonic presence haunting a girl named Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey - Into the Storm (2014), Fear the Walking Dead TV series, The 100 TV series) and killing all of her closest friends. This film releases in movie theaters this October 7, 2016. Also starring in Friend Request are William Moseley, Connor Paolo, and Brit Morgan.

Friend Request Plot Synopsis:

Popular college student Laura (Alycia Debnam-Carey) has tons of friends, both on Facebook and IRL. She graciously accepts social outcast Marina's (Liesl Ahlers) online friend request, until Marina crosses the line and Laura unfriends her. To everyone's shock, Marina takes her own life in a ritual meant to torment Laura, which appears in a video posted on Laura's profile. Even though it wasn't Laura who posted the video, or other creepy content that begins appearing on her page, her Facebook friend count begins to dwindle as a result. When her real-life friends start dying mysterious, cruel deaths, Laura must figure out how to break the deadly curse before it's too late.

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Friend Request Cast: Shashawnee Hall, Alycia Debnam Carey, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Connor Paolo, Nicholas Pauling, Sean Marquette, Lee Raviv, Julie Summers, Wendy Acton Burnell, Kiano Janse van Rensburg, Susan Danford, David Butler, Kimberleigh Stark, Leon Clingman, Brit Morgan, Nevena Jablanovic, William Moseley, Jay Anstey, Brooke Markham, Matthew Ballen, Liesl Ahlers, Carolyn Forward, Owen De Jager, Lauren Steyn, Bill Russell, Julian Katz, Deirdre Wolhuter, Dorothy Ann Gould, Roxanne Kalie, Chloe Hirschman
Friend Request Directors: Simon Verhoeven
Friend Request Genres: Horror, Thriller
Year: 2016
Runtime: 92 / 1h 32min
MPAA Rating: R
Awards: 2
Writers: Matthew Ballen, Philip Koch, Simon Verhoeven
Producers: Byron Allen, Matthew Ballen, Richard Barner, Quirin Berg, Mark Borde, Maren Bouwer, Chris Charalambous, Mark DeVitre, Chad Doher, Abbie Dunn, Carolyn Folks, Stefan Gärtner, Marco Le Roux, Jennifer Lucas, Mark Popp, Patrick Noel Simon, Bertha Spieker, Giselher Venzke, Simon Verhoeven, David Vogt, Max Wiedemann
Musicians: Gary Go, Martin Todsharow
Cinematographers: Jo Heim
Editors: Denis Bachter, Tom Seil

Box Office: $3,758,792
Production: Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures
Language: English
Country: Germany

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