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The Echo Film

Updated on January 5, 2013

a Hollywood Remake of Filipino Horror Film by Yam Laranas

Open the door... I know you're in there.

The Echo is a Hollywood remake of a Filipino horror film original titled Sigaw, directed and written by Yam Laranas and remake written by Eric Bernt. The remake was filmed in New York City, New York and Toronto, Canada.

General Information

Original Title: Sigaw

International English Title: Scream

Film Location: New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Canada

Year: 2008

Genre: Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller

International MPAA: R for violence, disturbing images and brief language.

Official Website: THE ECHO (Sigaw)

More of a Ghost Story and Psychological Drama, THE ECHO is rich in stylistic visual images...


Bobby Reynolds (Jesse Bradford) is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector Rodriguez and tries to rebuild his life. However, he is deemed an outcast and his former friends and neighbors do not want to talk to him. He meets his former girlfriend, Alyssa Foldes (Amelia Warner), who works as waitress and studies in a design college. Bobby hears weird noises and finds blood in his apartment, and overhears an argument between an abusive police officer and his wife (Iza Calzado) and their daughters. Soon he discovers that the next door apartment is actually empty and he is haunted by the ghosts of the deceased family who were not helped by the neighbors who lived there at that time. (read more imdb)

The Echo Movie Trailer

Jesse Bradford as Bobby

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Amelia Warner as Alyssa

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Carlos Leon as Hector

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Iza Calzado as Gina

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The Echo on DVD

The Echo
The Echo

Fear and paranoia seep from every wall in this tense and creepy psychological thriller from the producers of The Ring and Dark Water. Jesse Bradford (W., Bring It On) is Bobby Walker, fresh out of prison and living in his dead mother's apartment as a condition of his parole. Plagued by eerie echoes of the dead trapped in the building, Bobby's terror mounts as he begins to suspect his neighbors had a sinister hand in his mother's death ... and could come for him next.


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Iza Calzado as Gina in The Echo

Iza Calzado as Gina in The Echo
Iza Calzado as Gina in The Echo

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    • TonyPayne profile image

      Tony Payne 5 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Nicely done, sounds like an intense creepy movie.

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      scar4 7 years ago

      A bit of, I can watch one thriller movie at a time.