Carrie (1976 movie)

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Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror movie. It was directed by Brian De Palma and written by Lawrence D. Cohen. It is based on a novel of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Sissy Spacek as 17-18 year old Carrie White. She is shy and is victimized by her controlling religious fundamentalist mother, played by Piper Laurie, as well as by several of her high school classmates who bully her. However, she has telekinetic powers which she uses to take revenge on the people who deliberately cause her suffering. Nancy Allen, Amy Irving, William Katt and John Travolta play some of her classmates. Carrie was emotionally and verbally abused by some girls who are her classmates.

It was followed by a 1999 sequel, The Rage: Carrie 2. It was remade in 2002 and 2013.

Release dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States 16 November 1976
 Poland 31 December 1976
 United Kingdom 13 January 1977
 Italy 22 February 1977
 Japan 5 March 1977
 Australia 17 March 1977
 Ireland 25 March 1977
 Denmark 1 April 1977
 France 22 April 1977
 West Germany 22 April 1977
 Hong Kong 28 April 1977
 Netherlands 5 May 1977
 Colombia 25 May 1977
 Brazil 8 August 1977
Flag of Spain (1945-1977).svg Spain 22 September 1977
 Mexico 13 October 1977
 Sweden 13 February 1978
 Argentina 17 August 1978
 South Korea 17 September 1978
 Turkey 9 February 1981
 Finland 1 November 1991

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