Shutter(Movie, 2008)

| 1h 25min | Genres: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
ShutterRating: 2.8/5 (with 309309 votes)
Shutter is a 2008 American supernatural horror film directed by Masayuki Ochiai and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It was written by Luke Dawson and is a remake on the 2004 Thai film of the same name. Its story follows newlywed couple Ben and Jane who have just moved to Japan for a promising job opportunity. After a tragic car accident that leads to the death of a young girl, Ben begins noticing strange blurs in many of his fashion shoot photographs, which Jane suspects is the spirit of the dead girl that they killed. The film stars Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor, and Megumi Okina. It was produced by Regency Enterprises and was released on March 21, 2008. It grossed $10.4 million in its opening weekend and $48.6 million worldwide, against an $8 million budget, making the film a box office success despite having only a 9% approval rating based on 65 reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. ()
Movie poster of Shutter

Where to watch Shutter (cinema/streaming/download)?

"Shutter" is currently available on 2 providers. Shutter can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 25min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 25min
Also available at on: DVD

About Shutter

A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.

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Trailer for Shutter + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Japan
Plays in: Brooklyn, Tokyo
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Japanese (JA)
Translated into 21 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 03/21/2008
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Shutter - UR"
"Imagens do Além"
"Ombre dal Passato"
"Imágenes del más allá"
"ชัตเตอร์ แรงอาฆาต ภาพวิญญาณสยอง"

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Other movies with this title: Shutter (TH, 2004), Shutter (IN, 2012), Shutter (IN, 2014), Shutter (US, 2015), Shutter (US, 2018)

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