• Liam Fogarty

    ★★★½ Watched by Liam Fogarty 23 Apr, 2016

    The film that ushered in the psycho-stalker thriller sub-genre, as well as offering a mean rabbit stew. Fatal Attractions made a massive splash back in 1987, but over the years, many have tried to replicate it, leaving nothing much in terms of shocks in the film nowadays.

    Plot, if you didn't know already, goes a little bit like this. Married man Michael Douglas decides to hook up Glenn Close for one night, things go wrong when she winds up pregnant…


  • Mathew Buck

    ★★★½ Watched by Mathew Buck 23 Apr, 2016

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A massive hit in 1987, Fatal Attraction is a key example of how test audiences can utterly ruin a film. For much of it's running time, the film is an increasingly tense psychological thriller, where Adrian Lyne draws out every moment for the maximum suspense and unease; it starts out in a recognizable way, with a family man drawn towards a woman who begins to appear increasingly unstable once he tries to break it off. The film has lingered in…


  • Blaise Astra

    ★★★ Watched by Blaise Astra 14 Apr, 2016

    Have been reading about BPD and this film kept coming up, so I had to re-watch it.


  • Leesa Kim

    ★★★★ Added by Leesa Kim

    this is insane

    (on a very lighthearted note I dig each and every outfit Anne Archer's character wears)


  • theredhead15

    ★★★★ Watched by theredhead15 12 Apr, 2016

    Can't believe I've never seen this movie, since it seems like Michael Douglas specializes in playing the role of the husband who cheats at his own peril. Classic thriller.


  • arciniegas

    ★★½ Watched by arciniegas 05 Apr, 2016

    The best of the infamous 1990's michael-douglas-sleazebag-nature-gets-him-in big-trouble trilogy.*

    * other two being basic instinct and disclosure


  • jimmyjone

    ★★★½ Added by jimmyjone

    I feel bad that it took me most of the movie to realize that little kid was a girl.


  • Rti03

    ★★★½ Watched by Rti03 01 Apr, 2016

    ”Well, what am I supposed to do? You won't answer my calls, you change your number. I mean, I'm not gonna be ignored, Dan!”

    Dan Gallagher gets to live the porn fantasy that every man deep in his psyche has. His wife goes out for the weekend and a mysterious flirtatious woman helps keeping him warm at night. Just a one night stand so that Gallagher – who himself admits to be lucky to have such a beautiful wife –…


  • Adrien Kaeslin

    ★★★★ Watched by Adrien Kaeslin 27 Mar, 2016

    Fatal Attraction has a very handsome Neo Classical Hollywood Cinema kind of look due to plentiful soft lighting and focus, the type of iconic male lead in Michael Douglas, and all the suiting, big city, well-furnished offices, and expensive restaurants that come with the lives of the rich New York City based characters it follows, and furthermore, the more substantive elements are more than noteworthy. The film reminds of Henri-Georges Clouzot's Diabolique (1955) not only in the way it entertainingly…


  • Hamburger Splash

    Watched by Hamburger Splash 28 Mar, 2016

    These domestic thrillers are really my jam. I thought I saw this on cable many years ago, but I barely remembered any of it, so I'm glad I rewatched.

    Why don't Hollywood movies use music like this anymore? It's still really effective and not schlocky.


  • stevenfisher22

    ★★★ Watched by stevenfisher22 24 Mar, 2016

    Fatal Attraction - 6/10. Expectantly dark but also shockingly gory, really. I can see why it scared the hell out of every man in America.


  • EvanstonDad

    ★★★½ Added by EvanstonDad

    "Fatal Attraction" is fatally flawed by an ending that goes too far, but the movie leading up to that schlocky mistake is much better than it has any right to be, and holds up quite well now (I saw part of it on T.V. not very long ago).

    Clearly, what sets this movie apart from the trash it could have been is the strength of the acting, notably Glenn Close, who delivers an absolutely terrifying and morbidly fascinating performance as…