Carrie (1976)

Lists: Horror, Thriller

Brief Synopsis: "Carrie may be ostracized, but the shy teen has the ability to move objects with her mind. So when the high school "in crowd" torments her with a sick joke at the prom, she lashes out with devastating -- and deadly -- power."

Overall Ranking: 800 (Rank from 1976: # 6)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 42.86%
Half-Popped 7.14%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
Alex Robinson89
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin88(full review)
Darren of Movie Reviews 10188
Minnesota Man85 - Still bloody good...
(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown84(full review)
Colin Flanagan80 - Sissy Spacek as Carrie was perfect casting. "Carrie" is truly terrifying, especially with quick cuts and pacing.
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes80(full review)
Bryan Lienesch77 - The first half is almost a teen drama. It's in the second half of 'Carrie' that you really get your money's worth.
Dave Examines Movies76(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest74
Thomas Pollock70
Gorgon Reviews61

People Involved

  • Sissy Spacek (Carrie White)
  • Piper Laurie (Margaret White)
  • Amy Irving (Sue Snell)
  • William Katt (Tommy Ross)
  • Betty Buckley (Miss Collins)
  • Nancy Allen (Christine Hargenson)
  • John Travolta (Billy Nolan)
  • P.J. Soles (Norma Watson)
  • Priscilla Pointer (Mrs. Eleanor Snell)
  • Sydney Lassick (Mr. Fromm)
  • Stefan Gierasch (Mr. Henry Morton)
  • Michael Talbott (Freddy DeLois)
  • Doug Cox (The Beak)
  • Harry Gold (George Dawson)
  • Noelle North (Frieda Jason)
  • Cindy Daly (Cora Wilson)
  • Deirdre Berthrong (Rhonda Wilson)
  • Anson Downes (Ernest Peterson)
  • Rory Stevens (Kenny)
  • Edie McClurg (Helen Shyres)
  • Cameron De Palma (Bobby Erbeter, the Boy on the Bike)
  • Mike Towers (Vance or Towers)
  • Glen Vance (Vance or Towers)
  • Brian De Palma (Director)