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The Roommate (2011)

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When college freshman Sara arrives on campus for the first time, she befriends her roommate, Rebecca, unaware that the girl is becoming dangerously obsessed with her.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Irene (as Danneel Harris)
Rebecca's Mom
Rebecca's Dad
Professor Roberts
Kim (as Katerina Graham)
Johannes Raassina ...
Band Member
Cameron Fisher Brousseau ...
Band Member
Evan Michael Brown ...
Band Member
Frat Boy


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


Drama | Horror | Thriller


PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peligrosa compañía  »

Box Office


$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,002,635 (USA) (4 February 2011)


$37,300,107 (USA) (18 March 2011)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The college and ominous looking stairs leading to it on the movie poster is an actual college in Winfield, Ks. Southwestern College and it's 77 steps are frequently used as backdrops in photos and used for exercise. See more »


When Rebecca is choking Sara her hair is blonde again when shown from the front and brown when shown from the back. See more »


Maria: [Maria gets up]
Rebecca Evans: Rebecca.
Rebecca Evans: [Rebecca turns around]
Maria: We were never friends.
Rebecca Evans: ...
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Featured in Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) See more »


Written by Rachel Stolte and Solon Bixler
Performed by Great Northern
Courtesy of Eenie Meenie Records
By Arrangement with Big Sounds International, Inc.
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Put this in the trash can
7 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I went to see this movie expecting a good thriller, but man was I wrong. The opening comes right out of the blue. Its too fast paced. There is barely any storyline structure or memorable performances. NOT scary. NOT suspenseful. Pathetic and infested with forgettable acting. I can't even recommend this movie for a one night rental. The atmosphere is lifeless. The ending is so last minute thinking. The climax????!!? The climax had no ability to impress me. I regret ever spending my money on this disaster piece. There is not one unique thing this movie has to offer. I'll be surprised if anybody mentions this film's name in the future.

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