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The Bedroom Window (1987)

Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't ... See full summary »

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Terry Lambert
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Denise
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Sylvia Wentworth
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Collin Wentworth
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Det. Quirke
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Henderson's Attorney
Frederick Coffin ...
Det. Jessup
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Carl Henderson
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State Attorney Peters
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Pool Player
Sara Carlson ...
Dancing Girl
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Man in Phone Booth
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Blowsy Neighbor
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Judge
Myvanwy Jenn ...
Maid
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Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant about talking to the police. Terry, wanting to help, gives the police the description of the attacker. He soon becomes the main suspect in the case. He then sets to find the real rapist/killer with some help from victim Denise. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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$12,640,385 (USA)
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According to Steve Guttenberg's autobiography, 'The Guttenberg Bible', the original camera crew was fired during the first week and replaced by Dino De Laurentiis by crew members who only spoke Italian. Soon afterwards, Curtis Hanson insisted on hiring Gilbert Taylor to replace the Italian cinematographer. See more »

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Man in Phone Booth: Beat it! I mean it!
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References Sabotage (1936) See more »

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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill & Patty S. Hill
Published by Summy-Birchard Music
Division of Birch Tree Group Ltd.
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Don't take it too seriously - just enjoy!
24 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This thriller would have made a great Hitchcock movie. As it stands, it's not too bad but it could have been so much better. However, any film that can engage the attention for nearly two hours must have something going for it and this does have an intriguing story line. It also has the advantage of a good cast, Steve Guttenberg is his usual affable self doing the wrong thing for the right reasons, Elizabeth McGovern brings a wonderful hard edge to her performance and Isabelle Huppert is beautiful but nasty. Brad Greenquist manages to imbue his role with a sinister quality without saying barely a word. The plot doesn't really hold up unfortunately and there are plenty of scenes that stretch credulity just too far. However if you are prepared to accept the film on just a surface level you will find yourself nicely entertained.


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