The Boy She Met Online (2010)

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A teenage girl falls madly in love with someone claiming to be a college student, whom she meets on a social networking website, and keeps her internet romance a secret from her mother.


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29 December 2018 | Kristamw
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This is a good story with a few surprises, not the typical twist, but genuine realistic moments that bring this script to a different kind of conclusion, making this film memorable. The villain, Jake, is hugely unstable and Cami falls quickly for him, even after he reveals that he's an ex-con. Yet, she's not just a lovesick fool, she's smart and intolerant of things that start to emerge in Jake's life. This, and the way that Jake ends up, is what makes this film stand apart from the usual suspenseful dramas.

Character Development/Writing Quality: Constant inner turmoil within the villain, Jake tightens each uncertain moment. When will he blow? He's edgy and easily angered, not unlike my ex-boyfriend--eerie.

Values: The mom/daughter relationship is treasured, though terribly broken when daughter Cami falls for the bad boy.

Content (sex, language & violence): Sex is not shown, only a couple in bed under blankets after the act. Mild language once or twice. Violence is infrequent, but somewhat intense when it occurs.

Scare Factor/Suspense: Not much of a scary movie but rather a tension-filled plot where Jake's instability intensifies erratically.

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Release Date:

24 August 2010

Language

English


Country of Origin

Canada

Filming Locations

Ontario, Canada

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