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I Can Make You Love Me (1993)

A beautiful young computer technician starting off her career in Silicon Valley during the Eighties, is stalked and harassed by a nerdy, dangerous and mentally-unstable colleague with a twisted obsession.

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Laura Black
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Mary Ann
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Chris
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Sam Waters
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Penny
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Captain Olson
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Tom Black
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Glenda Moritz
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Wayne Williams
Merle Moores ...
Donna Black
Caroline Vinciguerra ...
Sarah Black
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Laura Black has got it. She has got her master's in computer science and she has got that great job in Silicon Valley. Time to say 'bye bye' to mom and dad and to leave Virginia. Everything seems to be fine with one exception. That guy Richard Farley at her new job. If he would stop his attempts to date her. For weeks his psycho terror has been going on now. Laura decides not to let him win. She does not want to be his 'victim'. May be an official complaint about Farley would solve her problem? Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Even the most innocent relationship can become a fatal attraction.


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9 February 1993 (USA)  »

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I Can Make You Love Me: The Stalking of Laura Black  »

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Richard mentions that his favorite sandwich is the number 26. This was true. The real place was Togos and Richard describes the real number 26 "turkey, ham and cheese". See more »

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When Laura's boyfriend gives her the gun he tells her to fire all nine shots into Richard and states that there wasn't a court in the world that would convict her if she shot him on her own property, this is not good advice. While states' law vary about protection of self and property, one can use only the necessary force to stop an intruder (which simply brandishing a weapon might accomplish). If Laura shot Richard nine times, this could be seen by the court as unnecessary and unreasonable force, and it would make a claim of self defense difficult. See more »

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Penny: [in a disciplinary hearing with Farley & a management official] I'm not sure you comprehend the seriousness of this matter.
Richard Farley: I don't think it's right for you or anyone else to control my private relationships.
Penny: Do you understand that sexual harassment is against the law? You could be fired!
Richard Farley: I've worked here for over 9 years. If I lost my job I'd have nothing to live for.
Penny: That's my point. We want you to stay.
Richard Farley: I have guns. I'd kill myself. I wouldn't be the only one. Others would go.
Penny: Rich, are you ...
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top notch for t.v
8 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

this was not a bad movie at all and i have to say,having been a fan of Brooke shields for years i think this was her first outing at actually being able to show her acting strength.she has just gotten better and better but i was totally impressed with her performance.the movie itself can slow in parts a little bit the last half hour certainly makes up for it.i did not expect such an entertaining finale from a t.v movie.although Richard Thomas did a great job,this is Brooke's film as her screen time shows and she made the most of it.the only let down with the film are the co-stars .the look of them and their acting abilities are woeful and you wonder how they got their jobs-all except for Laura Blacks flatmate that is,who does a fair job.


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