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Sliver (1993)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 21 May 1993 (USA)
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A woman moves into an exclusive New York City apartment building, which she soon discovers houses tenants with all manner of shocking secrets.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Carly Norris
... Zeke Hawkins
... Jack Landsford
... Vida Warren
... Judy Marks
... Samantha Moore
... Alex Parsons
... Lt. Victoria Hendrix
... Evelyn McEvoy
... Gus Hale
... Peter Farrell
... Jackie Kinsella
... Martin Kinsella
... Doorman #1
Melvyn Kinder ... Dr. Palme (as Dr. Melvyn Kinder)
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Storyline

Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who writes thriller novels and Zeke Hawkins, the handsome owner of the apartment building. Carly finds that some of the women living in the apartment building have been murdered and the police suspect that there is a serial killer in the apartment building. Carly has a passionate and seductive love affair with Zeke, unaware Zeke has secretly wired the apartment building with hidden cameras and he has been watching the lives of each tenant living in the apartment building including Carly. Carly begins to suspect Zeke or Jack may be the serial killer responsible for the murders in the apartment building and she may be the killer's next victim. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language and violence | See all certifications »

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21 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Garasu no to  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,138,283, 23 May 1993, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,300,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$116,300,000
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Trivia

Ira Levin was reluctant to sell the rights to his book. He had only been pleased with the movie adaptation of Rosemary's Baby (1968) out of all the attempts to film his novels. When producer Robert Evans, who had produced Rosemary's Baby, got wind of this, he sent Levin a copy of Roman Polanski's autobiography, with all the mentions of Evans' salvaging the film highlighted. The ploy worked and Levin sold the rights to Evans for $250,000. See more »

Goofs

When crossing the street, a cab stops, honks, and driver says "why are you walking here?" as a nod to "Midnight Cowboy." See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Carly Norris: [to Zeke, contemptuously] Get a life.
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Spoofed in Weird Science: Wicked Wish (1998) See more »

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Unfinished Sympathy
by Grant Marshall (as Grantley Marshall), Robert Del Naja, Andrew Vowles (as Andrew Vowles),
J. Sharp & Shara Nelson
Performed by Massive Attack
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Going against the consensus, but I like this film!
21 January 1999 | by See all my reviews

Whether it's Sharon Stone, or the obvious truth about my voyeuristic tendencies, I like this movie. Sharon has seldom been more alluring and Baldwin's character, with his eerily magnificent toys, lives his life observing others. A movie for the CNN generation I'd contend.


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