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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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Irene (as Danneel Harris)
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Rebecca's Mom
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Professor Roberts
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Jason
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Kim (as Katerina Graham)
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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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4 February 2011 (USA)  »

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Peligrosa compañía  »

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$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$37,300,107 (USA) (18 March 2011)
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Leighton Meester was originally cast as Sara but then opted to take the role of Rebecca instead. See more »

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When Rebecca is choking Sara her hair is blonde again when shown from the front and brown when shown from the back. 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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References The Devil Wears Prada (2006) See more »

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Written by Abby Mandagi and Lorenzo Sillitto
Performed by The Temper Trap
Courtesy of Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC and Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Hard to Watch
15 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Within the first 15 minutes into this movie, I could tell this was going to be awful but I stuck to and and I'm upset that I did. This movie is an utter disaster in every way, shape, and form.

When a movie is classified as a Horror/Thriller, I expect to be on the edge of my seat waiting for something spectacular to happen; unfortunately, that wasn't the case. The only thing I received was terrible acting from every character with dialogue that makes you shake your head in disgust. This fault goes to the director for not evoking any chills and especially to the actors. Either they have no acting talent (which most likely is the case) or they just didn't give any effort whatsoever. This truly is a terrible film and should be avoided at all costs.

I gave 'The Roommate' a 2/10 because Minka Kelly and Leighton Meester are gorgeous so they slightly distract the horrible film you're watching with some eye candy relief. Derek Jeter is one lucky man. His girlfriend needs to take some acting lessons, however.


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