- 97 min
- Directed by: Tod Williams
- Cast: John Cusack, Samuel L Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman
- UK release: 26 August 2016
When every mobile phone user in Boston is hit with a strange pulse that drives them crazy, graphic novelist Clay (Cusack) teams up with train driver Tom (Jackson) to find his son. Insipid and often ludicrous adaptation of enthralling source material, with Cusack wooden and Jackson phoning it in. Better forgotten.
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Reviews & features
Cell22 Aug 2016
Wooden performances and by-the-numbers filmmaking turn Stephen King's intelligent novel into a rote genre exercise
The curse of the Stephen King adaptation strikes once again in Cell, an insipid and often ludicrous adaptation of the author's 2006 tech-horror novel. As with previous adaptations like Dreamcatcher and Under The Dome, the enthralling source material has…
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