About

Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.

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Directed by

Brian De Palma

Written by

Stephen King (Novel)
Lawrence D. Cohen (Screenplay)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

If you've got a taste for terror… take Carrie to the prom.

Cast

Keywords

school teacher revenge based on novel or book religion cemetery isolation praying bible telekinesis extreme violence unrequited love prom cruelty rage stage humiliation crucifix taunting abusive mother outsider firestorm

Photos

Lists

#398 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#86 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#46 on AFI's 100 years...100 thrills AFI

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role