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Friend Request (2016)

When a college student unfriends a mysterious girl online, she finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

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Laura
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Kobe
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When a college student unfriends a mysterious girl online, she finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends.

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The film was shot in Cape Town, South Africa. Although the film was produced by the German director Simon Verhoeven and German production companies, the largely English-speaking cast required that the film be shot in English. Filming ended in March 2014. See more »

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After looking at Gustavo Memorial Facebook page, Tyler is comforting Laura on the bed. Above them the boom mic is visible. See more »

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Young Marina: I just want to be friends... best friends... forever
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At the end of the credits we hear the sound of video message being received followed by otherworldly interference heard throughout the film See more »

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Spun-off from Unfriended (2014) See more »

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Decent Movie
6 September 2016 | by (california, usa) – See all my reviews

When I saw this movie first on IMDb list , I thought this is just a new crap cyber movie, just a copy of Unfriended (2015) but it's nothing like Unfriended (thanks God) This movie contains jump-scares, decent plot line , good acting and a pretty dark story behind all that. If you're searching for a decent new horror movie, you should definitely add "Friend Request" to the list, you won't regret. At least I didn't , and I'm usually harsh with new horror movies because they're so bad I can't even watch them. Friend Request is not one of those crappy movies, it has something special and it will keep you in front of the TV screen till the end.


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