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The Bedroom Window (1987)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
Robert Schenkkan ...
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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16 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Das Schlafzimmerfenster  »

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$12,640,385 (USA)
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Brad Greenquist's character is named Chris Henderson, not Carl, which is how he is billed on IMDB. See more »

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References Frenzy (1972) See more »

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Good premise, mixed results
18 June 2012 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

If Alfred Hitchcock had still been alive and making movies when "The Bedroom Window" project had been green-lit by the studio, I'm sure he would have been offered the job as director. Indeed, the premise of the movie fits comfortable with many of the movies he made. However, I am pretty sure the Master of Suspense would have not only insisted on the script being rewritten, he would have insisted on someone else being in the lead. The script should have been a lot tighter; the movie runs on much longer than it should have. Also, the characters in the movie make a lot of stupid decisions that lengthen the crisis, when characters of even average intelligence would have done a lot smarter things. And while Steve Guttenberg has been okay in other movies, here he is extremely miscast. His performance just adds to the air of dumbness that surrounds his character.

In fairness, while the movie is stretched out, I can't say that there are any boring sections anywhere. And there are some well-executed moments that I think Hitchcock would have approved of. Still, I don't think this is a movie to actively seek out - wait until it crosses your path, preferably as a free screening.


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