Lisa Smith is having trouble making the rent, so she advertises for a female roommate. A young woman named Laurie moves in, unaware that Lisa is an insane killer.

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Lisa Smith
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Dell Davis
Danny Keogh ...
Jerry Scott
Michael McCabe ...
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Laurie Shannon
Rex Garner ...
Mr. Cooper
John Hussey ...
Mr. Green
Clive Scott ...
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Jason Roberts ...
Student 1
David Thomas ...
Student 2
Michael Brunner ...
Jed
Ian Roussouw ...
Roadhouse waiter (as Ian Rossouw)
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Lisa Smith is having trouble making the rent, so she advertises for a female roommate. A young woman named Laurie moves in, unaware that Lisa is an insane killer.

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Some people would kill for the perfect roommate.

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Rated R for stabbing scenes, and for sexuality and language
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1 January 2000 | by (south dakota) – See all my reviews

I work in a video store, and I must have walked by this video hundreds of times before I noticed it. I almost wish I wouldn't have. The box said it was 'as suspenseful as Single White Female.' In reality it was about as suspenseful as a Bugs Bunny Cartoon. A rating of 4 at the most. The cinematography is poor, the storyline is boring and the acting is certainly no Oscar material. The most horrible part of the entire movie comes each time the main character (I have forgotten her name already) takes a victim. The sound effects are atrocious. The sound of a stabbing knife sounds more like someone slapping a plastic motel pillow. I wouldn't recommend this movie to anyone in desire of a decent film.


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