Fatal Attraction

Lists: Best Picture nominee 1980 to 1989, HPR Movie Of The Day, Thriller, Psychological Thrillers

Brief Synopsis: "A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family."

Overall Ranking: 1380 (Rank from 1987: # 16)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 60%
Half-Popped 20%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Rob from GuysFilmQuest86Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 6
David Baruffi80
Mesh The Movie Freak80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman40 - In Fatal Attraction, the only thing more dangerous than sex with Glenn Close is examining the film's misogynistic subtext.
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People Involved

  • Michael Douglas (Dan Gallagher)
  • Glenn Close (Alex Forrest)
  • Anne Archer (Beth Gallagher)
  • Ellen Hamilton Latzen (Ellen Gallagher)
  • Adrian Lyne (Director)