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Sliver (1993)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  21 May 1993 (USA)
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Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who... See full summary »

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Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who writes thriller novels and Zeke Hawkins, the handsome owner of the apartment building. Carly finds that some of the women living in the apartment building have been murdered and the police suspect that there is a serial killer in the apartment building. Carly has a passionate and seductive love affair with Zeke, unaware Zeke has secretly wired the apartment building with hidden cameras and he has been watching the lives of each tenant living in the apartment building including Carly. Carly begins to suspect Zeke or Jack may be the serial killer responsible for the murders in the apartment building and she may be the killer's next victim. Written by Daniel Williamson

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

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21 May 1993 (USA)  »

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Invasão de Privacidade  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,823,239 (UK) (15 October 1993)
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As part of the re-shot ending, Tom Berenger and Polly Walker were required to film a scene wearing S&M gear. Both actors refused as this wasn't in their original contract, so the scene had to be filmed by doubles. See more »

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When Gus and Carly are at the grocery store, Gus doesn't pay for his item. See more »

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Carly Norris: You like to watch, watch this!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) See more »

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Unfinished Sympathy
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Sharon Stone is convincingly vulnerable in otherwise silly film
13 September 2003 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

A New York City apartment complex is beset with strange deaths and cameras everywhere; new tenant Sharon Stone is dating the mysterious owner, but could he be the killer? Based on a flimsy novel by Ira Levin (who was slumming, but that's a different story), this unappealing film wants to be both sexy crime-thriller and murder-mystery, but it is such a mess from a writer's standpoint that, in the end, all you have left are the performances, which aren't dynamic enough to carry the thing. Sharon Stone is low-keyed, perhaps a bit self-conscious, yet this works for her tentative character. Too bad the filmmakers were so concerned with exposing the killer that they lost track of this woman and her plight. Drop all the mystery, and you might have a decent character study. *1/2 from ****


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