Fatal Attraction Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Hamilton Latzen, Fred Gwynne

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Dan Gallagher (Douglas), a successful New York businessman, has been happily married to Beth (Archer) for 9 years. They have a 6-year-old daughter named Ellen (Latzen). One weekend when his girls are out of town, Dan takes out a flirtatious coworker, Alex (Close) for a weekend of physical fun. But, professionally frustrated, single, and childless, Alex takes the coupling much more seriously and begins to stalk not only Dan but his family. How far will this unbalanced woman go? And what must Beth do to protect her household and cheating hubby? This 1987 film is another smarmy thriller by director Adrian Lyne; fervently acted, it descends from provoking character study to outright horror shocker in its final scenes.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   spurned lover goes for revenge Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Married, fooling around?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   wealthy

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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