Summary: 'The Call' is a severely mediocre thriller. It lacks the actual thrill. It's routine movie making all around. The portion in the middle that involves the girl being in the trunk of the kidnapper's car is where my interest peaked. After that, it keeps descending into stupidity until it reaches an irritatingly laughable ending. The killer/kidnapper/weirdo is plain goofy and he makes dumb mistakes. His character has no menace.
Excerpt: Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) is a 911 operator assisting Leah (Evie Thompson) since somebody broke into her home. Leah was abducted as reported on the news. Jordan becomes affected after discovering the body was discovered buried naked. Six months pass by after the incident and Jordan teaches new employees. Casey Welson (Abigail Breslin) gets kidnapped and calls 911. Jordana takes a call from Casey. Michael Foster (Michael Eklund) is now being chased.
Excerpt: Very little of this review will be about anything other then the last five minutes of The Call, because that is the only bit of the movie that matters even the slightest bit. Up until that final five minutes I was rather unperturbed by anything that went on on the screen. I was able to predict almost everything else that happened in the movie up to an hour before it happened.