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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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Tyler
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Kobe
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Olivia
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Isabel
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Gustavo
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Susan Danford ...
Caroline
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Second Officer Dempsey
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Dr. Markham
Julian Katz ...
Bully 1
Kiano Janse van Rensburg ...
Bully 2
Dorothy Ann Gould ...
Elizabeth Palmer
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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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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for horror violence, disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Originally titled "Unknown Error", the film was later renamed internationally, to avoid confusion with Unfriended (2014), otherwise known as "Unfriended". In Germany, the film is titled "Unfriend" since Unfriended (2014) was released as "Unknown User" in that country. See more »

Goofs

When Laura and her friends are looking at Marinas profile page, her privacy for posts is set to friends of friends. Since it says she has 0 friends, that would.mean they have no friends in common and should.not be able to see her posts. See more »

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[last lines]
Tyler: What happened to you?
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Crazy Credits

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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Camera work and direction not bad, but as a whole pretty poor
12 September 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Predictable jump scares (so much so that you can count them down in your head and be spot on every time); clichéd plot; awful tech references; nothing original.

You get the picture (no pun intended!)

Having said that, the camera work is fine, the acting is better than most of the genre and the direction isn't terrible either.

If you love this sort of movie, this will be more of the same and there's a chance you'll enjoy it.

If this sort of movie leaves a little cold then you might want to avoid it as you'll pick holes in it almost instantly.


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