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The extraordinary cast includes John Travolta, Amy Irving, William Katt and Nancy Allen. Mario Tosi did the elegant cinematography.
Carrie, on the other hand, is frighteningly feminine, a slap in the face of those charging De Palma with misogyny as fierce as the one Betty Buckley whales across Nancy Allen’s face.
Brian De Palma's Carrie is an absolutely spellbinding horror movie, with a shock at the end that's the best thing along those lines since the shark leaped aboard in Jaws.
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- Sissy Spacek
- Piper Laurie
- Amy Irving
- William Katt
- John Travolta
- Nancy Allen
- Betty Buckley
- P.J. Soles
- Priscilla Pointer
- Sydney Lassick
Did You Know?
- Amy Irving's feature film debut.
- When the mirror shatters while Carrie is praying, it shatters into many small pieces but when the mother comes into the room and the mirror is fixed, it was only broken into a few large pieces.
- [referring to Carrie's prom gown]
- Margaret White: Red. I might have known it would be red.
- Carrie: It's pink, Mama.
- [presenting her corsage]
- Carrie: Look what Tommy gave me, Mama. Aren't they beautiful?
- Margaret White: I can see your dirty pillows. Everyone will.
- Carrie: Breasts, Mama. They're called breasts, and every woman has them.