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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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2,000 colleges. 8 million roommates. Which one will you get? 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)  »

Also Known As:

Peligrosa compañía  »

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

Leighton Meester was originally cast as Sara but then opted to take the role of Rebecca instead. See more »

Goofs

When Rebecca takes a picture of her and Sara in front of the wall of graffiti, the camera screen shows just their heads. When Rebecca looks at the picture, it shows the top half of them and it is from a top angle instead of down below. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Evans: [as Rebecca drives to her family's mansion]
Sara Matthews: This is your home?
Rebecca Evans: It was never a home when I lived here.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Crimson and Clover
Written by Tommy James and Peter P. Lucia Jr. (as Peter Lucia)
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7 February 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Wow this movie is bad. The writing is terrible and the acting is not much better than terrible. If you took any kid in school sat them down and told them to write a scary horror movie that is set on a university/college campus this is pretty much what they would come up with exactly. It is very predictable and you can see the attacks coming a mile away. Basically without ruining any of it I can say this is a girl who is obviously stuck with a roommate in college who she does not know but the chick turns out to be completely insane and tries to take over and keeps attacking and scaring her to death, almost literally to death. The movie is so stupid you will laugh at different places but it is not meant to be at all funny so this is just a terrible movie.


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