Fatal Attraction R

A look that led to an evening. A mistake he'll regret... FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE.
Fatal Attraction
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  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 59 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: April 25, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1987
  • Label: Paramount
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French
    • Subtitles - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Certified Fresh76%

Total Count: 49


User Ratings: 52,943
A quite unremarkable film in most ways, with its B-movie conceits, cliché- strewn screenplay and derivative effects. Full Review
The Spectator
Apr 9, 2019
[The film brings] horror home to a place where the grownup moviegoer actually lives. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Feb 11, 2008
The screws are tightened expertly in this suspenseful meller about a flipped-out femme who makes life hell for the married man who scorns her. Full Review
Feb 11, 2008
Under the direction of Adrian Lyne, most of the picture's situations seem like randomly chosen place holders, flat events that just fill time until the final bizarre confrontation. Full Review
Orlando Sentinel
Jun 12, 2013
Rating: 3/5 -- Adultery-obsession thriller isn't for kids (or bunnies). Full Review
Common Sense Media
Aug 31, 2010
...An ingeniously teasing style....Sure to spark a lot of cocktail party chatter...
New York Times
Sep 18, 1987
3 stars out of 4 -- [An] iconic 80s movie....Close gives a career performance...
Jun 8, 2009

Product Description:

While his wife (Anne Archer) and daughter are out of town, successful attorney Dan Gallagher (Michael Douglas) has a one-night stand with Alex Forrest (Glenn Close), the publishing executive he has just met. He has no idea what he's getting into. Immediately after the encounter, Dan wants to put the experience behind him, but Alex refuses to let go of their relationship. Driven to madness by his rejection, she turns to violently harassing both Dan and his family. This terrifying morality play, which takes the consequences of infidelity to new heights of horror, became one of 1987's biggest box-office successes. Academy Award Nominations: 6, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress--Glenn Close, Best Supporting Actress--Anne Archer, Best (Adapted) Screenplay.

Plot Synopsis:

A happily married New York City lawyer engages in a one-night stand while his wife and child are visiting his in-laws. When he tries to end the affair, she refuses, and initial harassment (phone calls in the middle of the night) escalates until she has terrorized the entire family. Soon the lawyer realizes it's either him or her... and he sets the stage for a final showdown.


Production Notes:

  • Color by Technicolor. Shot in New York City and Westchester, New York in Panavision.
  • Approximate budget $14 million.
  • Began shooting September 29, 1986; completed October 1986. Released theatrically in USA September 18, 1987.
  • Title design by Dan Curry; title and opticals done by the Cinema Research Corporation.
  • The film is based on writer James Dearden's screenplay for "Diversion," a 45-minute film he made in 1979.
  • Glenn Close is a former member of Up With People.
  • Rated BBFC 18 by the British Board of Film Classification.

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