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The Roommate (I) (2011)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  4 February 2011 (USA)
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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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NOTHING tests a friendship like murder. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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4 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peligrosa compañía  »

Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,002,635 (USA) (4 February 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 »

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At the end, when we see the utility knife fall out of the purse, it has a white handle. In the next shot, it's a different utility knife with a black handle. 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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Clockwork
Written and Performed by Drew Smith
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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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