MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Up 9 this week

Passion (2012)

5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 12,378 users   Metascore: 52/100
Reviews: 76 user | 173 critic | 22 from Metacritic.com

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Director:

Writers:

, (film "Crime d'amour"), 2 more credits »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 09 Apr 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 20 Sep 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 27 Jan 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 28 Jan 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 19 Aug 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Passion" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Passion (2012)

Passion (2012) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Passion.

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Redacted (2007)
Crime | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz
To the Wonder (2012)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

Director: Terrence Malick
Stars: Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Javier Bardem
Femme Fatale (2002)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Antonio Banderas, Peter Coyote
Married Life (2007)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A 1940s-set drama where an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce.

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams
Raising Cain (1992)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Jenny Nix, wife of eminent child psychologist Carter Nix, becomes increasingly concerned about her husband's seemingly obsessive concern over the upbringing of their daughter. Her own ... See full summary »

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story revolves around three soldiers - Colee, TK and Cheever - who return from the war after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an ... See full summary »

Director: Neil Burger
Stars: Rachel McAdams, Tim Robbins, Michael Peña
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two policemen see their personal and professional lives fall apart in the wake of the "Black Dahlia" murder investigation.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Josh Hartnett, Aaron Eckhart, Scarlett Johansson
Morning Glory (2010)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton
Love Crime (2010)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence. But when the protégé's ideas become tempting enough for ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau
Stars: Ludivine Sagnier, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Mille
Obsession (1976)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A businessman becomes fixated upon a young woman who resembles his dead wife.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Geneviève Bujold, John Lithgow
Wise Guys (1986)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Harry Valentini and Moe Dickstein are both errand boys for the Mob. When they lose $250,000, they are set up to kill each other. But they run off to Atlantic City and comedy follows.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A mysterious, tall blonde woman murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
J.J. Koch
...
Inspector Bach
...
Prosecutor
Michael Rotschopf ...
Attorney Isabelle
Max Urlacher ...
Rolf
Jörg Pintsch ...
Mark
...
Eric
Patrick Heyn ...
Manager
Carlo Castro ...
Fashion Show Choreographer
Melissa Holroyd ...
Beate
...
Detective (as Ian Dickinson)
Edit

Storyline

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

No backstabbing. Just business.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

13 February 2013 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Gyilkos vágyak  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$40,100 (USA) (30 August 2013)

Gross:

$91,186 (USA) (20 September 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film is a remake of the 2010 French film Love Crime (2010), directed by Alain Corneau, who died the same year the film was released. See more »

Quotes

Isabelle James: What do you want?
Christine Stanford: I used to want to be admired.
Isabelle James: I admire you.
Christine Stanford: Well, now I want to be loved.
See more »

Connections

Remake of Love Crime (2010) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
DePalma back at his BEST
31 March 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Some really great acting here. DePalma knows how to direct these 2 wonderful actresses and he gets incredible performances out of them. The scene in which Noomi is laughing during the company party is absolutely priceless.

A lot of people on here taking this movie WAY too seriously. Doesn't anyone realize that this flick is just drenched in DARK COMEDY?!?! These characters are sexy, fun, great, and the way that they battle each other in this movie is just a roller-coaster of dark, comedic, scary, erotic, and hilarious moments! This is why I go to the movies!

I think some of the reviewers on here are not familiar with DePalma's work. If you look at Body Double, Dressed To Kill, and some of his other best work- you will see that a film like this is very true to his original work. It is campy / surreal / sexy / violent / and gripping!


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Did anyone think the Prosecutor and Dirk looked alike catgirl6808
Umm... REMAKE PEOPLE! collective-ventures
I smell Oscar Nom. for McAdams wichio
Lindsay Lohan should have been cast opposite Rachel.... chrissakaan
Christine should have been older! Who would you cast? mlhmovies
Coloring? The movie or just my disc? CarlyJo49
Discuss Passion (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?