When A Stranger Calls

Synopsis: Jill Johnson is being forced to babysit at a BIG house all by herself for exceeding her telephone minutes. Then all of a sudden a stranger calls making these weird remarks. Jill decides to call the police to trace the call. Jill is freaked out when she finds out that the call is coming from inside the house! Jill runs in a hurry trying to get the children and leave. Will Jill make it out of the house in time? Will she live? Well you just have to watch the movie to find out!
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Director(s): Simon West
Production: Screen Gems
  3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.1
Metacritic:
27
Rotten Tomatoes:
9%
PG-13
Year:
2006
87 min
$47,860,214
Website
288 Views


Dad, I am responsible.

I mean, when it's not easy...

...when it's complicated,

when it hurts. That's when it counts.

Call us if you need anything.

-You guys have fun.

-Say it like you mean it.

Hi, I'm the babysitter.

Oh, right, yes. Come in.

I'm sorry to rush,

but I think we're a little late.

Honey, have you seen the keys?

Don't yell.

I just got the kids to sleep.

-Did you check the kitchen?

-Yeah.

Well, try the office.

You must be Jill.

I'm Kelly Mandrakis.

Nice to meet you both.

We were so thrilled to find

a babysitter at the last minute.

You come highly recommended

by the Thompsons.

Well, they're great.

If you can handle them,

we're gonna be a cakewalk.

Yeah.

-Tim, keys?

-Yeah.

Come on, I'll show you around.

The kitchen's back here.

That's Chester.

He'll probably be there all night.

It's beautiful.

Bye, Chester.

Oh, you'll get used to that.

Here's a list of all the contact and

emergency numbers you might need.

Our cell numbers. And that's

the number of the restaurant.

Here's the phone. Don't hesitate

to call us about anything.

Oh, and help yourself

to anything in the fridge.

I remember babysitting.

Food's the best part.

Oh, and if you hear any banging

around upstairs, don't worry.

That's our live-in Rosa.

She has a room on the third floor.

She sometimes leaves

to go take care of her mother...

...who's been pretty sick recently.

-Your house is amazing.

-Thank you.

Tim, have you seen my--?

Okay.

Anything else, or are we done?

-The guesthouse?

-Guesthouse.

Our son, who's in college,

stays out there most weekends.

Not that he ever calls

to let us know when he's coming.

You have a son in college?

From my first marriage.

Our dinner reservations

are at 8...

...but we might catch

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