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Duplex (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 26 September 2003 (USA)
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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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  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,617,128 (USA) (28 September 2003)

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$9,692,135 (USA)
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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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After Alex fires Mrs. Connelly's harpoon the rope is stretched out. In the next shot the rope is wrapped up on the harpoon. See more »

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Mrs. Connelly: [Mrs. Connelly sees the hitman] I knew they'd send a brute.
[she shoots him]
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Features South Park (1997) See more »

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Grazing in the Grass
(Instrumental) (1968)
Written by Philemon Hou
Performed by Hugh Masekela
Courtesy of Columbia
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A dark and unfunny flick
13 March 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Two talented actors - working with a pitiful script. Some nice shots of renovated Brooklyn brownstones (or is that the back lot in Hollywood?) Actually, I had a similar upstairs neighbor when I lived in a Brooklyn brownstone years ago. This lady must be related. She evoked absolutely NO sympathy - and made the entire attempt slightly creepy.

The couple had *zero* chemistry and I'm surprised I watched it to the bitter end. Must have been a slow TV night. The comic turn at the end was somewhat redeeming and provided a wry twist to an otherwise forgettable movie. I am glad I have found one nice thing to say about it. I am one of the few people in my circle who thinks Drew Barrymore has talent. I hate to see her in this drek.


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