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The Boy Next Door (2015)

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A woman, separated from her unfaithful husband, falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.

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Rob Cohen

Writer:

Barbara Curry
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Claire Peterson
Ryan Guzman ... Noah Sandborn
Ian Nelson ... Kevin Peterson
John Corbett ... Garrett Peterson
Kristin Chenoweth ... Vicky Lansing
Lexi Atkins ... Allie Callahan
Hill Harper ... Principal Edward Warren
Jack Wallace ... Mr. Sandborn
Adam Hicks ... Jason Zimmer
François Chau ... Detective Johnny Chou (as Francois Chau)
Bailey Chase ... Benny
Kent Avenido ... Mr. Avenido
Travis Schuldt ... Ethan
Brian Mahoney ... Couper
Raquel Gardner ... Barbara
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Storyline

When a handsome, charming teenager named Noah (Ryan Guzman) moves in next door, newly separated high-school teacher Claire Peterson (Jennifer Lopez) encourages his friendship and engages in a little bit of harmless (or so she thinks) flirtation. Although Noah spends much of the time hanging out with Claire's son, the teen's attraction to her is palpable. One night, Claire gives in to temptation and lets Noah seduce her, but when she tries to end the relationship, he turns violent.

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Her mistake. His obsession. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cercana obsesión See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,910,105, 25 January 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,385,560, 8 March 2015
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Strange Magic (2015), another film featuring Kristin Chenoweth, opened on the same day in theaters. See more »

Goofs

The minivan is shown hitting a semi trailer carrying a pipe and instantly exploding. That is impossible. Even if there had been a fuel leak it would take some time for the fuel vapor to find an ignition source. Also, the explosion came from within the passenger compartment of the minivan, which would likewise be impossible unless it was filled with explosive vapors. The occupants of the minivan would have been injured from the collision but would have survived. See more »

Quotes

Claire Peterson: Stop following me.
Noah Sandborn: I'm not following you, Claire... I live next door.
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Soundtracks

Song For Zula
Written by Matthew Houck
Performed by Phosphorescent
Courtesy of Dead Oceans
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Garbage
23 January 2015 | by Todd BeardenSee all my reviews

It's funny though, the movie "The Girl Next Door" is about a beautiful and innocent closet porn star that maybe wants to get out of the business. *This is who men dream they are living next to.*

And "The Boy Next Door" is about a handsome young boy that is obsessed with this lady and goes nuts when she cuts him off because he wants her so bad. *This is who women dream they are living next to.*

Hilarious. People are so dumb. Gotta love em. And that, my friends, is about the only funny or interesting thing you'll find in either of these movies. Enjoy...or don't. I wouldn't waste my time or money if I were you.


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