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College student Sara finds that her new roommate Rebecca has an obsession with her, which quickly turns violent.

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Storyline

Fresh from Des Moines, Iowa, Sara Matthews has just landed in Los Angeles as a college freshman studying fashion design. She meets handsome Stephen, party-lover Tracy, and roommate Rebecca. Rebecca is nice, sweet and ready to share everything with Sara. It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. But Tracy is convinced that there's something seriously wrong with Rebecca and bad things start happening to everyone close to Sara. If Sara is to have a normal college experience, she's going to have to get to the bottom of what's up with Rebecca and quickly get out of her clutches. Written by napierslogs

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She's cute...loyal...and a psychotic. No one's perfect. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£120,365 (UK) (8 April 2011)

Gross:

£120,365 (UK) (8 April 2011)
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Trivia

It literally takes Sara one hour into the film to realize that Rebecca is psychotic. See more »

Goofs

When Rebecca rubs her finger across her new tattoo in the mirror, you can clearly see the "ink" cracking as her skin stretches; making it obvious that it is a temporary "rub on" tattoo. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Evans: Maria!
Maria: ...Hi.
Rebecca Evans: I wanted to introduce you to my roommate, Sara.
Sara Matthews: Hey.
Maria: Hi...
[Awkward Silence]
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Featured in 2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) See more »

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The Focus
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Aaron Sandlofer and Julian Davis (as Julian Michael Davis)
Performed by X5
Courtesy of Deetown Entertainment
By Arrangement with Chime Entertainment
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Good Flick....Not a fantastic Movie
17 February 2011 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I wanted to go see The Roommate....I was hoping it wasn't a typical, predictable movie. The acting was good...I think it was believable for the most and the actors a up and coming so it was nice to see a new set of faces. As for a new plot,I don't think so. It a pretty predictable movie, there is nothing new or fantastic about the movie. However its good for what it is which is a teen-thriller flick. There is definitely more that could have been done and it could have been a little more thrilling...to be honest it wasn't that scary! Its not really a horror....it barely classifies as a Thriller. If you want to go see a teen-thriller/psycho movie, this is a good choice however if youare in the mood for a possible Oscar movie or something to blow you away....this is definitely not for you!


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