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Arlington Road (1999)

 -  Mystery | Thriller  -  9 July 1999 (USA)
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A college professor begins to suspect that his neighbour is a terrorist.

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FBI Agent Whit Carver
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Dr. Archer Scobee
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Storyline

Widowed when his FBI agent wife is killed in an operation against suspected terrorists, a college professor becomes increasingly obsessed with the culture and sub-society of these dangerous groups. The arrival of new neighbors, gives him new spirit, as they are gregarious and friendly, with a ten-year-old boy that his son can be friends with. He is even beginning to see another woman. However, he begins to suspect something is odd about the neighbors, something about the way they don't want him to see certain parts of the house, or a set of blueprints they have there. Are his neighbors terrorists... or is the stress of losing his wife merely driving him past the point of paranoia? Written by Anonymous

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On July 9, terror hits home. See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and some language | See all certifications »

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9 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arlington Rd.  »

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Budget:

$21,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,515,145 (USA) (9 July 1999)

Gross:

$24,362,501 (USA) (24 September 1999)
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You need only subtract a few letters from director Mark Pellington's name to get the word "Arlington." See more »

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The movie is supposed to take place in Washington D.C. However, during the final car chase scenes, the skyline of downtown Houston (which is where most of the movie was filmed) is clearly visible. See more »

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Michael Faraday: You can't ask government to be infallible, but you can ask it to be accountable.
Oliver Lang: I can ask it to be honest.
Michael Faraday: You know, when Leah died, all I wanted was someone to tell me, "We made a mistake." You know? "We made a mistake. Your wife suffered for it, and we'd take it back a hundred times if we could." But they don't say that. She would've.
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SCARY
20 December 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Tim Robbins makes Satan look like a boyscout. This is one scary movie. Yes I saw it at the theatre when it came out, and it blew me away. But then I bought it and watched it at home in October, a month after 911. This is one scary movie. A delux plot, great acting, and a powerful ending. Thank you for this one!


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