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Single White Female (1992)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  14 August 1992 (USA)
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When a 'Single White Female' places an ad in the press for a similar woman to rent a room (to replace the boyfriend she's just left), all the applicants seem weird. Then along comes a level... See full summary »

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Mitchell Myerson
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Exotic Applicant (as Christiana Capetillo)
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Desk Clerk (as Ken Tobey)
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When a 'Single White Female' places an ad in the press for a similar woman to rent a room (to replace the boyfriend she's just left), all the applicants seem weird. Then along comes a level headed woman who seems to be just right. The new lodger has a secret past which haunts her. Written by Rob Hartill

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Allie's new roommate is about to borrow a few things without asking. Her clothes. Her boyfriend. Her life. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Mujer soltera busca  »

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$47,922,919 (USA)
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Graham Knox: I can be butch when I have to, I get it from my mother.
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THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL
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Psycholgical thriller or high-flown slasher movie...either way it isn't very entertaining
10 May 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Tasteless piece of Grand Guignol from Barbet Schroeder, a director who should've known better. Independent New York businesswoman Bridget Fonda, having just broken up with her fiancé, advertises for a female roommate and feels an immediate kinship with Jennifer Jason Leigh, a straggly, down-to-earth young applicant who may not be exactly what she seems. Film begins with razor-like precision, including an eerie prologue, but becomes increasingly outlandish, queasy, predictable and ridiculous as the plot thickens. By the overbaked finale, with Fonda swinging down from the rafters, the movie has all but imploded, leaving a depressing pile-up of bodies in its wake. *1/2 from ****


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