The classic horror movie deals with a teenage girl Carrie, who is shy and reserved. Her mother has a fanatically religious bent of mind and forces Carrie to daily prayers. Her situation is laughed upon by her friends at school. Constantly nagged and jeered at by her friends, one day, Carrie lashes out at Chris who has been especially venomous towards her. Little did anyone know that Carrie possesses telekinetic powers using which she burns down the school gym once the pranks start getting ugly. She returns home only to find her mother being suspicious of her. Margaret thinks Carrie to be a Satan and the only way she can be saved is by killing her. Then begins a chilling tale where Margaret is crucified by Carrie herself.