Single White Female Movie Review Summary

Actors: Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman

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Software designer Allie Jones (Fonda) has just left her boyfriend Sam (Weber) because he had a sleepover with his ex-wife. She finds a classy upper West Side apartment and advertises for a Single White Female like herself to be a roommate. All the prospectives seem weird until Hedy Carlson (Leigh) shows up and appears level-headed though rather plain looking (and toting a secret past). Things go fine until Allie gets back together with Sam and asks Hedy to move out, whereupon Hedy turns jealous, possessive, and resentful. She also starts acting very strange, adopting Allie's clothes and short orange hairstyle, then aggressively seducing Sam and finally killing people. A bit silly and predictable, and suffused with quite a bit of crude violence and sex leading up to a cliched horror movie climax, this stylish 1992 thriller is nevertheless buoyed by excellent performances by the two female leads.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   hunted by killer/stalker Criminal enemy is...    -   crazed boy/girlfriend/family member

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   dangerous    -   wealthy Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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