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Impulse (2008)

R  |  Video  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  15 April 2008 (Argentina)
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Acting on impulse, CLAIRE DENNISON, enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Dennison / Simon Phillips (as Angus MacFadyen)
Hector (as Ron Seymour)
Pablo Silveira ...
Ingrid Torrance ...
Nancy Sivak ...
Officer Stevens
Officer Edwards
Peter Kawasaki ...
Mr. Yoshi (as Peter Kawaski)
Toshi Haraguchi ...
Mr. Yokonora
Kathleen Duborg ...


The gorgeous and sexy Claire Dennison is the successful manager of the advertisement agency Image Engine and married and in love with the middle-aged psychologist Jonathan Dennison. Their life is perfect but Jonathan is not good in bed, frustrating Claire's desires. When a colleague suggests Claire to fantasize with Jonathan to bring passion to their relationship and have kinky sex with her husband, she pretends to be a sexy Italian but Jonathan does not participate in the game, and Claire asks him "to play the Italian lover Roberto" in the future. When Claire travels in a job assignment, she sees Jonathan fashionably dressed and wearing a different hair style in the hotel lobby and she drags him to her room and has kinky sex with him. Then they schedule through e-mail a next encounter in New York; in the morning, Jonathan calls Claire in the cell phone and she realizes that the man on her bed is a complete stranger. Sooner the man stalks Claire and introduces himself to her as Simon ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Her desire for passion ignited a deadly game of seduction. See more »


Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and some violence including a rape | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 April 2008 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Desejo  »

Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Simon Phillips: He simply lacks an ability to restrain his impulses. The modern mind is overwhelmed by the primitive mystery.
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Stu Goldberg, BMI - Composer and Producer
Zoonga Music, BMI - Publisher
Jennifer Lauren - Vocals
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22 June 2008 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Well this movie turned out what I'd like to say as the usual cause there was nothing in the movie which I can say I felt new. The basic story is something I have seen a lot and this made the movie so unexciting. I saw the whole just to find out where it differs from the usual.

The only difference was the rich women finds a man identical to her husband and thus does "it" with him without knowing that he isn't the right man and when she finds the fact that he isn't his hubby then she asks him to leave but till now this man converts to a stalker and psychopath. Then the usual what you can think of easily.

Yea the only think I liked about the movie was there was a really good foreplay scene.

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