Two businesswomen bond and reveal their inner natures while getting carried away on a revenge attack against an accused rapist.

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A dark thriller about a successful businesswoman and her young assistant who toy with a slow-witted businessman while stuck at an airport hotel. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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$71,821 (USA) (7 December 2001)

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$1,028,337 (USA) (19 April 2002)
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In the opening scene in the airport as the camera moves in through the passengers toward Julia Stiles from behind, the camera approaches from behind the left shoulder of a stranger and hits him hard enough that his head first snaps hard to the right, then bounces back to the left into the frame again just before he moves out of the camera's view. See more »

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[Julie is checking Nick's pulse]
Paula: Well?
Julie: I don't know...
Paula: What do you mean you don't know?
Julie: I'm not a fucking doctor!
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David Mamet Copycat
22 July 2008 | by (Orlando, United States) – See all my reviews

I gave this film 8 out of 10 points, but I automatically give any film with Julia Stiles at least a 7. She is always sultry and seductive and here is no exception. She is the Lauren Bacall of our time.

Anyways, I have to agree with those that saw this as a taunt female thriller of the "Single White Female" variety. I have to disagree that the ending is unsatisfactory in comparison to that movie. This movie simply moves back into a realistic mode, instead of going for a psycho-bloodbath and gore finish.

The movie really reminded me of David Mamet's writing. It is the surprise revelations about the characters that happen every couple of minutes that keep you fascinated throughout. That you have two great actresses playing here keeps things together.

I found it filled with enough fun and unexpected moments to recommend it. It doesn't make you jump to the edge of your seat, but it does make you lean forward a few times.


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