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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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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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It all started with one wrong move 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:

$4,617,128 (USA) (26 September 2003)

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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When Mrs. Connelly feeds Alex a Bugle chip, she dips it in onion dip, but in the shot of her hand putting it into his mouth (and in the close-up shots of Alex) it is no longer covered in dip. See more »

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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-
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Alex Rose: Ahh!
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A pleasant surprise
10 December 2004 | by (Derbyshire, UK) – See all my reviews

Put this on last night not know anything about it and was pleasantly surprised. The plot was interesting and finished with a nice twist. Stiller and Barrymore worked well together and had a good chemistry, and it was a nice surprise to watch a comedy without too many attempts at silly slapstick.

There are very few laugh out loud moments, but I was smiling on a number of occasions. Definitely reminds me of War of the Roses, which is no bad thing, and the leads play it very well.

I liked the ending too, although I would have gone absolutely mental if I was them. Not what I was expecting at all. Anyone expecting the regular Ben Stiller comedy like Dodgeball will be disappointed but if you approach this with an open mind, you should be OK.

Overall, quite good and a well earned 7 out of ten from me.


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