Cellular (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller

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A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.



  • David R. Ellis in Cellular (2004)
  • Kim Basinger in Cellular (2004)
  • Chris Evans in Cellular (2004)
  • William H. Macy in Cellular (2004)
  • William H. Macy and Chris Evans in Cellular (2004)
  • Jason Statham in Cellular (2004)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


David R. Ellis


Larry Cohen (story), Chris Morgan (screenplay)

Did You Know?


Larry Cohen worked on the script while he tried to get his screenplay Phone Booth (2002) sold. In a New Yorker article he says he wrote the film with the intention that it would be the direct opposite to Phone Booth (Phone Booth is about a man trapped on a phone in a booth, ... ...


Ricky Martin: Mom, will you still be a science teacher when I get into high school?
Jessica Martin: Hmm... You never know. Why?
Ricky Martin: 'Cause I think it'd be kind of weird to have your mom as a teacher.


In the scene where Craig (Richard Burgi) is brought to the attic, Kim Basinger starts to say "Richard".

Crazy Credits

The first part of the closing credits show cast and crew names on cellular telephone screens.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Action | Crime | Thriller


Release Date:

10 September 2004



Country of Origin

USA, Germany

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,100,571 (USA) (12 September 2004)


$32,003,620 (USA) (12 December 2004)

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