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I Can Make You Love Me (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Crime, Drama, History  |  9 February 1993 (USA)
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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... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Black
Mary Ann
Lt. Grijalva
Sam Waters
T. Max Graham ...
Captain Olson
Lt. Mark Shagan
SWAT Lt. Bannister
Dick Mueller ...
Tom Black
Donna Thomason ...
Glenda Moritz
Mark McCarthy ...
Wayne Williams
Merle Moores ...
Donna Black
Caroline Vinciguerra ...
Sarah Black


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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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 »


After Laura's been shot she goes out into the hallway and leans her back against a mural on the wall - the cameraman is reflected in the glass of the mural. See more »


Richard Farley: Don't make me angry... you wouldn't like me when I'm angry.
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Even creepier because it's based on truth.....
5 April 2004 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This movie was very creepy to me because this kind of thing happens every day.

What I can never understand, though, is why people don't notify law enforcement when things start to get out of hand (one has to be careful with employers, as they're quite often "good-old-boy networks" only concerned about protecting their own, as well as covering their own behinds). If I were the personnel director and I heard comments like he was making, I would have notified the police as soon as he left! However, this film was made in 1993, before workplace and school shootings became fairly commonplace.....

That withstanding, I've never been a victim of stalking, but you can bet that I would also never let things get as far as they tend to do with many people (maybe it's the way I was raised, or because I have a pretty good self-esteem, who knows).

Nevertheless, I find these types of films much more captivating and closer to home than the usual stuff out there.

It's too bad that there are such people in this world.......

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