100 Feet

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After Marnie Watson kills her abusive husband in self-defense, she is condemned to house arrest… only to discover that the house is possessed by the enraged and violent spirit of her dead husband.

Release Year: 2008

Rating: 5.6/10 (5,320 voted)

Eric Red

Stars: Famke Janssen, Bobby Cannavale, Ed Westwick

A young woman, Marnie Watson, is granted early release from her prison sentence for manslaughter (killing her husband – a violent NYC cop – in self defense) on condition she wear an electronic ankle bracelet and remain within her home, effectively under house arrest, for the remainder of her sentence. Her late husband's partner keeps tabs on her from a patrol car parked across the street, hoping she'll violate probation and he can send her back to prison. But the 100-foot radius her ankle bracelet allows isn't the worst of her problems. Her dead husband –now a malevolent ghost–is still in the house, where he died — intent on savage revenge.


Famke Janssen

Marnie Watson

Bobby Cannavale


Ed Westwick


Michael Paré

Mike Watson
The Ghost

Patricia Charbonneau


John Fallon


Kevin Geer

Father Pritchet

Tibor Pálffy

Homeless Man

Kembe Sorel


Evelyne Kandech


Ken Kelsch

Garbage Man

Accused of Killing Her Husband, Confined To The Home He Now Haunts


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Release Date: 24 July 2008

Filming Locations: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $10,000,000


Gross: $481,671
(South Korea)
(3 August 2008)

Technical Specs


(unrated version)


Revealing mistakes:
When Marnie goes into the basement, her ankle bracelet starts chirping that she is more than 100 feet from the transmitter, when in actuality it is only about 20 to 30 feet above her head.

User Review

Horror meets thriller in new Famke Janssen movie

Rating: 6/10

Saw this at a film fest in Germany and its really not a bad horror
drama. Marnie Watson (Famke Janssen) is released from prison but has to
serve the rest of her sentence under house arrest. This is the same
house in which she killed, in self defense, her Police Officer husband
Mike Watson (Michael Paré).

Plot wise this movie falls a little bit flat. There is no explanation
to all the events that occur in this film. Shanks seems to take a very
strange interest in Marnie. Even to the point of parking outside her
house and watching her day and night. But there is no real reason for
this, he has a hunch that perhaps Marnie didn't kill Mike. The acting
overall was fine, I quite like Janssen and she played this part well.
Although I thought she was very calm considering the circumstances.

Directed by Eric Red, who I knew little about. When I checked it
appears he has done other films, things like Cohen and Tate, and has
quite a few writing credits. There are some nice well done scenes in
this film, a few jump type moments but nothing really scary. There is
one quite horrific scene in the bedroom when the ghost of Mike takes a
dislike to Marnie's new beau. The effects were done well, though a
little bit over dramatic at the end.

This is a Horror/Thriller but I would say leans more to the Horror
genre than Thriller. It could have gone more down the Thriller route,
and there were enough plot lines running through to create a decent

All in all it was an enjoyable film that held my interest, but left me
asking more questions than it answered.