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Extremities -- A woman is attacked by a would-be rapist, and manages to escape--but the man has taken her wallet, and she lives in mortal fear that he will seek her out.
Extremities -- A woman is attacked by a would-be rapist, and manages to escape--but the man has taken her wallet, and she lives in mortal fear that he will seek her out. Her nightmare comes true when a strange man knocks on her door one day while she is alone. But the sadistic attacker doesn't count on her being ready for him, as she turns the tables and takes control of the situation. Starring Farrah Fawcett and James Russo.

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Release Date:
22 August 1986 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
When Fear Made Her a Victim, She Turned Fear Into a Weapon See more »
Plot:
A woman takes revenge on the man who invades her home and tries to rape her. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Extreme for sure See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Farrah Fawcett ... Marjorie

James Russo ... Joe

Alfre Woodard ... Patricia

Diana Scarwid ... Terry

Sandy Martin ... Officer Sudow

Eddie Velez ... Officer #1

Tom Everett ... Officer #2

Donna Lynn Leavy ... Woman on Phone (voice)
Enid Kent ... Mother at Police Station
Michael Hennessy ... Pizza Man
Danika Hendrickson ... Joe's Daughter
Clare Wren ... Racquetball Player

James Avery ... Security Guard

Directed by
Robert M. Young 
 
Writing credits
William Mastrosimone (screenplay)

William Mastrosimone (play)

Produced by
Thomas Coleman .... executive producer
George W. Perkins .... line producer
Michael Rosenblatt .... executive producer
Scott M. Rosenfelt .... line producer (as Scott Rosenfelt)
Burt Sugarman .... producer
 
Original Music by
J.A.C. Redford 
 
Cinematography by
Curtis Clark (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Arthur Coburn 
 
Casting by
Sharon Bialy 
Richard Pagano 
 
Production Design by
Chester Kaczenski 
 
Costume Design by
Linda M. Bass 
 
Makeup Department
Steve LaPorte .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sharon Mann .... first assistant director
Victoria E. Rhodes .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Roger Kelton .... construction coordinator
Daryl 'Dazz' Reynolds .... on-set decorator
R. Vincent Smith .... property master
John Stewart .... illustration
 
Sound Department
Vanessa Theme Ament .... foley artist
Gabriel Cubos .... boom operator
John Dunn .... supervising sound editor
R.J. Kizer .... sound effects editor
Dominick Tavella .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Stunts
Clay Boss .... stunts
Jeannie Epper .... stunts
Richard Epper .... assistant stunt coordinator
Richard Epper .... stunts
Diane Hetfield .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael F. Barrow .... gaffer
Andreas Crawford .... grip
David M. Rakoczy .... electrician
David Schmalz .... video assist operator
Jorgen Wedseltoft .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Bruce Pearson .... color timer
 
Music Department
Mark McKenzie .... orchestrator
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
 
Other crew
Thomas Coleman .... presenter
Edwin Cook .... additional dialogue
Wendy Cutler .... additional dialogue
Andy Goldberg .... additional dialogue
Joan MacKenzie .... assistant accountant
Kerry Lyn McKissick .... script supervisor
Michael Rosenblatt .... presenter
Roger Steffens .... additional dialogue
Eden Ashley Umble .... production assistant
Melissa J.L. Smith .... product placement (uncredited)
 

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89 min
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Trivia:
Interviews with Farrah stated that during filming they really slapped each other just like they did on stage for realness. Also in the stage production they had to have guards on hand because the violence would be so real they would try to jump up on stage and help Farrah.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Marjorie (Farrah Fawcett) first puts Joe (James Russo) in the fireplace, his eyes are fresh from being sprayed with bug spray and are swollen shut so he can't see, but once in the fireplace he opens them wide open and looks directly at Marjorie as though he can see her clearly.See more »
Quotes:
Terry:[Pat is taking Joe out of the fireplace and helping him into a chair] Pat, I'd be careful.
Joe:[grateful] God bless you.
Joe:[Pat applies a washcloth and water to Joe's eye] Oh, God... is it bad?
Joe:[Pat nods] Am I going to go blind?
Patricia:I don't know.
Joe:What?
Patricia:I don't know!
Joe:[begging and obviously frightened] Please take me to a hospital.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Remote Control (1988)See more »
Soundtrack:
Stand Up to the NightSee more »

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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Extreme for sure, 31 July 2005
Author: greenheart from United Kingdom

I've never been a fan of Farrah Fawcett...Until now. She was truly amazing in this movie. The emotion she must have gone through shooting re-take after re-take doesn't bare thinking about. This was a very hard movie to watch, the subject matter is decidedly unpleasant and you feel so helpless just sitting and watching a woman being abused for what seems like an eternity. I actually felt that the whole thing deflated somewhat when her friends returned to the house and I didn't find the conclusion at all plausible. The director seemed very keen in using height in his shots and loved using mirror reflections, I believe he should have paid more attention to the pace in the second half of this piece. I'm sure this makes a heck of a powerful piece of theatre, this movie for me, although it had merit, just fell short.

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