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Duplex (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  26 September 2003 (USA)
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A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady.

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Storyline

Alex Rose and Nancy Kendricks are a young couple who believe they have found their perfect home to start a family in. There is just one problem. An elderly tenant is staying upstairs and won't move out. Alex and Nancy desperately try everything to convince her to leave, but she refuses to move. Soon, their dream home becomes their home of nightmares. Written by FilmFanUK

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Alex and Nancy finally found their dream home...And then they moved in. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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26 September 2003 (USA)  »

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Der Appartement-Schreck  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$493,046 (France) (9 July 2004)

Gross:

$493,046 (France) (9 July 2004)
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Greg Mottola (director of Superbad (2007) and Adventureland (2009)) was once attached to direct this film, according to Peter Biskind's book "Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film." See more »

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Quotes

Alex Rose: You threw her down the stairs?
Nancy Kendricks: No, but I imagined it and I liked it. I'm evil. I'm a horrible, horrible person.
Alex Rose: No, she's practically ruined our lives. It's perfectly natural to have thoughts like that.
Nancy Kendricks: Really?
Alex Rose: Yeah. I've even had a couple.
Nancy Kendricks: Like what?
Alex Rose: Just, you know, snapping her neck, electrocuting her, beating her to death, decapitating her, drowning her, bludgeoning her, in a humane way. Dicing her up into little pieces, but asphyxiating her first so she didn't feel anything.
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Grazing in the Grass
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I don't think I've seen seen a film quite so irritating.
26 February 2004 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I usually like Ben Stiller movies and the beginning was promising. However after a while it just started annoying me to the point where I almost stopped watching the movie. I did finish the movie, hoping it would bring some sort of satisfaction in the end, but it never did. The final twist maybe removed some of the irritation but it was too late, at least for me.

I wouldn't really recommend this for anyone. If you're gonna watch it, make sure you've got some patience or it'll drive you nuts. Besides being just plain boring at times, it also doesn't deliver the normal laughs I expect from comedies. That's all I've got to say about this one, wasted too much of my time already.


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