MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,703 this week

Duplex (2003)

5.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.8/10 from 39,768 users   Metascore: 50/100
Reviews: 143 user | 78 critic | 31 from Metacritic.com

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.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 27 Jun 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Duplex" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Duplex (2003)

Duplex (2003) on IMDb 5.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Duplex.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

Director: John Hamburg
Stars: Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A newly wed man who believes he's just gotten hitched to the perfect woman encounters another lady on his honeymoon.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Stars: Ben Stiller, Michelle Monaghan, Malin Akerman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker have what it takes?

Director: Paul Weitz
Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.

Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner
Envy (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.

Director: Barry Levinson
Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.

Director: Jay Roach
Stars: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Teri Polo
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.

Director: Peter Segal
Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider
Fever Pitch (2005)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Lindsay is stuck in the middle of her relationship with Ben and his passion for the Boston Red Sox.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Jason Spevack
Lucky You (2007)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A hotshot poker player tries to win a tournament in Vegas, but is fighting a losing battle with his personal problems.

Director: Curtis Hanson
Stars: Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall
Best Men (1997)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The film opens with 4 tuxedo clad men showing up at a penitentiary to meet a friend who has just been released after three years in prison and is going straight from the jail to marry his ... See full summary »

Director: Tamra Davis
Stars: Dean Cain, Andy Dick, Sean Patrick Flanery
Crooked Lines (2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Johnny, a small time criminal in his late thirties, has been trying to get ahead his whole life. Sure... See full synopsis »

Director: Harry O'Reilly
Stars: Adam Trese, Jim Breuer, Burt Young
Director: Danny DeVito
Stars: William Fichtner, Lance Reddick, Constance Zimmer
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Coop
...
...
Officer Dan
...
Jean
...
...
Tara
...
Celine
Cheryl Klein ...
Ginger
...
Terrence
...
Bartender (as Jackie Titone)
...
Mr. Dzerzhinsky (as Eugene Lazarev)
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

tenant | duplex | television | writer | novel | See more »

Taglines:

It all started with one wrong move See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

An emergency-room doctor examines a gunshot-wound patient without wearing gloves. No trained doctor would make such a mistake. See more »

Quotes

Nancy Kendricks: [looking at the gun Alex bought] So this has what it's come to? I don't think I've ever held a real gun be-
[gun shot hits Alex]
Alex Rose: Ahh!
See more »

Crazy Credits

Special Thanks: Remus Yazoo See more »

Connections

Features South Park (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexual Healing
(1982)
Music by Elliot Brown and Marvin Gaye
Lyrics by David Ritz
Performed by Amir Efrat
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
DeVito does it again
7 March 2004 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

From the twisted mind of Danny DeVito comes this story in the style of "War of the Roses". Here, a nice NY couple finally find their dream home only to discover that they have a built in tenant. Not exactly what they were looking for but it really can't be that bad can it? The little old lady that lives upstairs turns out to be a nightmare and a half. In a variety of scenarios, most comical and some just plain, outright strange, the nice couple turn into psycho landlords and the nice old lady turns into the crazy bat upstairs. In the end, the twist comes as a true surprise. A hilarious, laugh out loud movie, this was really enjoyable and a must watch. DeVito has done it again and I can't wait to see what's coming next!!!

8/10


9 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What are the darkest comedies you've ever seen? jaysilentbob37
Funniest part of this film? Titanic_Twin_3
This movie really pissed med off!! floxuz
I can't believe I wasted my time to watch this coloritblue4me
i cant imagine how this could have been worse bryan-414
Possible sequal to Duplex gary3414
Discuss Duplex (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?