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The Boy Next Door (2008)

PG-13 | | Crime, Thriller | TV Movie 9 June 2009
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Sara Wylde, published author and photographer, takes a writer's break-- a trip-- to gain inspiration for a novel. She soon finds sensual intrigue, and a clue, before realizing she's stepped into a mysterious and life-threatening reality.


Neill Fearnley


Peter Layton





Cast overview:
Dina Meyer ... Sara Wylde
Woody Jeffreys ... Sayers
Marc Menard ... Walsh
Barclay Hope ... Edward
Michael Coleman ... Lewis (as Mike Coleman)
Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe ... Nicole (as Crystal Lowe)
Sheelah Megill Sheelah Megill ... Marie
Christopher Russell ... Michael
Cory Monteith ... Jason
Neill Fearnley Neill Fearnley ... Bruce
Karin Konoval ... Lillian
Frances Flanagan ... Beatrix
Alain Chanoine ... Wilbur
Max Gilbert Max Gilbert ... Desk Sergeant
Richard Keats ... Mayor Warner


TV movie where a novelist (Dina Meyer) moves to a little town to write her next novel. She loves to get inspiration and as time goes by she gathers information about her neighbor, a young and wealthy guy whom she observes and picture from her window most of the time. Soon, she gets involved in a crime and most of the evidence is pointing at her due to her lonely life and life style. She needs to fight to demonstrate her innocence and that's what will be the plot of the movie till the end. Written by Antonio Bellido

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for brief sexual content

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Do women really Like This Junk?
7 October 2014 | by gamay9See all my reviews

I generously gave this 'film' a '2' because the acting was fair. The lead has to be a knockout and a mystery writer; so many women are successful today. NOT! And...they are often novelists. A person suspected of murder, especially one who is wealthy and drives a BMW, rents a lovely house in a small town, would hire a defense attorney ASAP. She wouldn't go around risking her beautiful persona and leering at much younger men. Is she just another cougar? Is this what middle-aged women do today? Is sex all they care about? I guess that's the modern woman. All of us sensitive men are just 'love meat,' a quote from a Neil Diamond concert before he sang 'Play Me.' And, he was serious. Then, we have the obligatory black in the film, a car dealer. Can we ever have a film or TV ad without a black person? Blacks are only 12% of the U.S. population but they comprise about 90% of the commercials and movie roles. The lead actress, Dina Meyer, is very attractive, but she belongs in porn films on the internet. In fact, there is a synopsis on Time Warner that states 'nudity.' I never saw any nudity, but I DID miss the first 19 minutes of the film. Why did I bother watching the entire film? I was waiting for Dina to undress and get naked, like the synopsis read. Otherwise, it had no redeeming social value.

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