Synopsis: Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.
Genre: Drama, Horror
Production: Paramount Pictures
  2 wins.
Rotten Tomatoes:
102 min

Good Evening Ladies and Gentlemen...

We're on our final

approach for Seattle.

The weather is fair with winds

out on the east.

Temperature on the ground is 68 degrees.

On behalf of our cabin crew and

I'll see you on your flight back.

We would like you to thank you

for flying with us tonight.

The night sucks when you can't sleep.

Yeah, tell me about that.

Sometimes it's good to talk.


This is gonna sound crazy, but...

You ever hear about the videotape

that kills you after you watch it?

Well, I'm at this party...

I met this girl from Seattle.

We totally hailed off.

The next day, she sent me this video.

It says "watch me".

So, I find a VCR, watch it.

But the images that are in it...

The second it was over, my phone rings.

And this girl says I'm gonna die in 7 days.

That was a week ago. Tonight...

Ever since, everything's been strange.

All you gotta do is make it

to the next five minutes.

I'm Sorry.

Sir, sir...

Please stay in your seat!

What was that about;

That cute guy sitting right next to us...

Turns out he's total.

He was telling me about a movie that's

supposed to kill you.

- What Movie?

- Some video...

She calls you on the

phone if you watch it...

...and said 7 days.

Which is like right now.

Open up!

Did you make a copy of it?

- Did you make a copy of the tape?

- No!

Miss, the seat-belt light is on.

What is going on with you?

It's just a story.

I have seen it!

Traffic control,

this is flight 77 here.

2 Years Later

If you are not interested in buying,

I would love to take a look.

Sure, who would wanna know VCR?

Once upon a time, this was a

technological revolution.


Was just talking to the guy...

turns out that he got all this stuff from...

a family whose son died

In a plane crash a couple of years back.

And now it's just a bunch of outdated junk.

I prefer "vintage".

Come on old man...

Still got some life in you?

"Watch Me"

Hey Sky?

Guess what...


Had a tape in it.

Want to see what's down the rabbit hole?

I'm gonna be late for class.


Maybe, you can tell me 'bout it later.

Have fun, Professor!

Come on, work!


7 days.

What? Who is this?



I keep thinking about this story.

It's like the most romantic story

in the history of stories.

Well it's not how we met.

No, it's about this guy, Orpheus.

His girlfriend dies...

And he has to literally go down

into hell to rescue her.

How come it's always the guy

rescuing the girl?

He tracks her down...

and he finds her...

and the devil is gonna let her go

on one condition.

He has to start first

without her.

He has to walk away

without looking back at her.


He looks back to glimpse her and

looses her forever.

9th Grade, English Lit.

You know it...

So what's your point?

I don't know. I just...

I relate to the guy.

I can't imagine not loo king

back at you.

Actually you gotta go.

Because my boy friend is leaving for

college and I promised

- I would help him pack.

- No!

Come on get up!

- Come back to bed.

- No!

You really need all of these?


Let's go.

Come, come with me.

Come on Holt.

They should be on the road

an hour ago.

Give us a second dad.

You've done the right thing.

Your mom...

She really needs you right now.

I'm gonna miss your smell.




I'll see you Columbus Day Weekend.

And tell Tommy Lombarti that

I'm onto him.

What do you mean?

He gets a job where you work,

the day I leave?

You are crazy!

Don't look back!

9.30 Skype tonight!

Where the hell is your shirt?

- Tonight!

- And every night!

And every single night.

Unless I'm with Tommy Lombarti!

You did not just say that!

Oh, baby. It's been six weeks.

I can't take it.

Why are you so much nicer...

... Now that we don't live in the same town?

So what's your name again?

Shut up!

How are your classes?

Kind of uninspiring.

There is this one

"Experimental Biology" class though...

... The teacher's kind of bad ass.

That sounds cool.


Not everything's cool, though.

There is still like a whole

week until I get to see you.

Well you are seeing me now.

Yeah, I guess.

What about I start by taking off

My hair-clip...

Oh..Yeah. Okay.

What's next?

How did you make it?

These idiots just broke into my room!

Gabriel says you're up.

- Let's go to the "sevens"

- Sh*t..Tonight?


Sorry lady but your boyfriend has

got plans tonight.

Yeah, but we could talk.

I think I'm good.

I'll make it up to you.

- I'll talk to you tomorrow.

- He'll talk to you tomorrow...

Yeah. Sure.

Lose your phone again?

Should I come the weekend?

I told you I would

make it up to you.


You owe me a good dream.

Where is he;

- Who are you?

- Where is Holt?

I do not know, I haven't spoken to


- Do not lie to me!

- I am not lying to you!

- What are you doing on his computer?

- Tell him there is no hiding!

Tell the dead man

He can't hide!

What are you talking about;

What's wrong with you?

She's coming...

There's no stopping her.

Tell Holt that...

Please pick up the phone.

This is Holt, you know what to do...

This is Holt, you know what to do...

Holt, what's going on?

I just had the strangest conversation

of my life...

with that weird girl.

This is Holt, you know what to do...


Science has told us...

that we are merely the

primal stirrings of some...

carbon, proteins.

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David Loucka is an American screenwriter, active in the comedy and horror genres. more…

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