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The Roommate (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 4 February 2011 (USA)
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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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Sonny Mallhi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leighton Meester ... Rebecca
Minka Kelly ... Sara Matthews
Cam Gigandet ... Stephen
Aly Michalka ... Tracy
Danneel Ackles ... Irene (as Danneel Harris)
Frances Fisher ... Rebecca's Mom
Tomas Arana ... Rebecca's Dad
Billy Zane ... Professor Roberts
Nina Dobrev ... Maria
Matt Lanter ... Jason
Kat Graham ... Kim (as Katerina Graham)
Johannes Raassina ... Band Member
Cameron Fisher Brousseau Cameron Fisher Brousseau ... Band Member
Evan Michael Brown ... Band Member
Alex Meraz ... Frat Boy
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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 | Thriller

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Roommate See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,002,635, 6 February 2011

Gross USA:

$37,300,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,492,652
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Actresses Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly are actually close friends in real life and often state in interviews on the movie how difficult it was to pretend to hate each other during the movies more intense scenes See more »

Goofs

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

Alison Evans: Rebecca is doing really well?
Sara Matthews: She's doin' good.
Alison Evans: She's taking her medication?
Sara Matthews: Medication...?
[Rebecca walks down stairs]
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Referenced in The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) See more »

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Surrender
Written by Andrea Wasse and Jason Smith
Performed by Digital Daggers
Courtesy of EMI Entertainment World Inc.
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Good Flick....Not a fantastic Movie
17 February 2011 | by xJagsSee 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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