The Call

The Call

DVD - 2013
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When a veteran 911 operator takes a life-altering call from a teenage girl who has just been abducted, she realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life.
Audience: OFRB rating: 14A.
Publisher: Culver City : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2013.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Call
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : digital, sound, color ; 12 cm
Language Note: In English dubbed in French and Spanish with French and Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.


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Mar 01, 2020

Well that kept me on the edge of my seat.....but the end was fairly stupid....all very realistic and believable spoilers here!....whew, now what do I do to was so intense....hmmm, a glass of wine?....better make it white though!

Jan 20, 2017

Love thriller/ action? Wanna thrive to thrill! Watch the call. This is a action thrilled movie, it gave me chills but also it teachers you what to do if your ever in trouble like if someone were to break into your house, etc. It’s a great movie to watch for the thrill and also one to watch to learn something if your ever in need! This is a great movie to teach you to call 911 and stay on the line and what to do if you ever get kidnapped or have someone break into your house, etc. I enjoyed this movie because it was interesting to watch I also learned what to do if someone kidnaps you or breaks into your home. I recommend everyone to watch this movie any age group! @SunshineLove of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

Jordan was an emergency call-center operator for many years until a young woman who called in died on her watch. She chose to move behind the scenes and train future operators in order to prevent future heartbreak. However, after a young teen girl calls in saying she was kidnapped, Jordan rejoins the front-line of defense. This crime/thriller movie has suspenseful and intense moments as you watch the kidnapped teen struggle for her life, and follow Jordan as she tries to save her. The acting was spotty at times and the dialogue was occasionally over dramatized, however, it was a generally entertaining film. I would rate this movie 3/5 stars @The_Reviewer of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library
An operator for an emergency call center, Jordan (played by Halle Berry), is sent to teaching how to answer calls after a tragic loss occurs after a failed call to the emergency center, leaving Jordan devastated. However, when a kidnapped teen calls in, Jordan takes her case like never before and turns the teen into her partner in solving her own kidnapping case. This incredible story of survival and crime stopping leaves every viewer speechless. The crime thriller was released in 2013 and was directed by Brad Anderson. Whether you love crime, thrillers, or both, this movie is perfect for you.
- @Moviecritquer01 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

A very thrilling movie with a great and interesting plot. Where other movies may fail, this one succeeds. Jordan Turner, a 911 operator with a troubled past, receives a call from a young girl named Casey Welson who is abducted by an unknown man. Turner must be able to overcome her past failure and use all her abilities to make sure that Casey remains safe so that she can be rescued. Her failure resulted in a girl’s death six months prior to the call Casey made. Turner called the girl back and the person who broke into the girl’s house found her, and killed her. Will Turner be able to save Casey? And perhaps the unknown man is not so unknown after all.
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Dec 16, 2016

I really love this movie good acting good script, good directing.

Apr 16, 2015

great movie love it

Apr 02, 2015

Excellent movie! Halle Berry is fabulous, as always! Edge of your seat suspense.

Dec 01, 2014

Years ago we would have called this an idiot plot. No one in their right mind would have done what Jordan did.

coneyisland67 Aug 20, 2014

Most of the movie was good but the ending could have been better. Hallie Berry and Mark Chestnut should have been shown together more in the movie. They were a couple in the movie, but they were not shown in many romantic scenes.

Samsung Aug 06, 2014

This movie requires more than the usual amount of suspension of disbelief. On the good side--which is hard to come by--the 911 operator did have one creative idea regarding the paint. The captured girl also had one original idea at the very end, and unfortunately the movie did not extend on this point.

The acting is of the typical Hollywood expressionless-face style. There was this weird scene where Jordan the 911 operator was giving a training session. One of the trainees kept asking senseless and illogical questions. I wondered why he would even have been short-listed for the position of 911 operator--of course it is just bad script writing.

juancho01Rap Jul 14, 2014

Great thriller, one of the best movies I've ever seen. I didn't like the end though, but It was a really good movie that keeps you focused from the beginning till the end!

Jun 18, 2014

It's about time that Halle Berry added another good movie to her resume ladies and gentlemen.I don't even remember the Last good movie she did at all right now period.A cool soundtrack complements the very slick suspense very well indeed.Is this the Last good movie she will ever do period????????

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