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Single White Female

6.41 h 47 min1992X-Ray18
"After finding out her boyfriend was having an affair Allie Jones (Bridget Fonda) looks for a new flatmate (Jennifer Jason Leigh) she turns out to be the perfect nightmare. Taking over Allie's life, her boyfriend, her clothes and even having the same hairstyle as her and then tries to kill her. Added Value: multiple language subtitles, scene selections"
Barbet Schroeder
Bridget FondaJennifer Jason LeighSteven Weber
English [CC]
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Peter Friedman
Barbet Schroeder
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4.5 out of 5 stars

744 global ratings

  1. 69% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 19% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 7% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 2% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 3% of reviews have 1 stars
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MoonchitaReviewed in the United Kingdom on 04 September 2019
4.0 out of 5 stars
Great film but mysogyny still alive and well I see
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I just watched this years after seeing the original version in the 90s. Great film but indulge me a little rant here. Watching it with fresh eyes, I can't help but notice the underlying mysogyny in this film. I'm referring to the masterbation scene. Why is it that all female psychos in films do this on screen and it appears to be some kind of red flag that they're dun dun dun...... PSYCHO! I mean, really? Men would never do such things, I'm sure *eye roll* and if they did in films, it is certainly not portrayed as some kind of psychopathic marker. Why is it that any woman expressing any kind of female desire or enjoyment of sex is immediately portrayed as a psycho? It really, really annoys me. Heaven forbid women should enjoy sex in any shape or form (as men are allowed to, and frequently and freely do in film) because if they do, they clearly must be psychopathic or insane/damaged in some way. Think about it- films like fatal attraction, basic instinct, the temp, disclosure, deceptions, the witches of eastwick, catwoman etc all portray women who are unapologetic about their sexuality as being either bad, psychologically unhinged, murderers, or evil, needing to be punished. Moreover, in films where the female character suddenly becomes sexually aggressive, it is only because she is going through some kind of evil transformation. The "good" women are the ones who keep their desires quiet, hidden and unfulfilled. Men, on the other hand, who are unapologetic about their sexual desire are labelled as heroes - James Bond, I am talking to you.

Sorry, but nope. Clearly, we should all be chaste and view sex as some kind of duty to perform for the sole enjoyment of men. Right. Rant over, now I'm off to show my ankle to the chimney sweep like the harlot that I am.
3 people found this helpful
Suzy SiouxReviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 July 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
oooh Mustafa
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If you know the lion king and you know the hyenas you'll know what I'm talking about. It's all chills this film. I'm not happy paying what I did to watch it as I have it on DVD somewhere just couldn't find it. No great film, fantastic chic flick with a difference. i.e. violent and creepy not the one to watch if you think this is about best mates. I can't recommend it enough but don't want to give too much away. If you like a good thriller with the odd twist then watch it. It's a classic and even their style and clothes are still okay how many years after release. Pure class up there with Fatal attraction and the ilk. Grab your popcorn and enjoy a hide behind the couch moment or two.
2 people found this helpful
mrs j beechReviewed in the United Kingdom on 05 May 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great thriller
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Great film...haven't seen it since it first came out so couldn't remember it all. Brought it to show to my grown up children...even though it's a dated film they thought it was really good tense thriller!!! Definitely worth another watch!!!
4 people found this helpful
originalisaReviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 October 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
I need to just say whether or not I liked it. . .
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Turn around and ten years have passed you by, this is came out 23 years ago and it only seems like yesterday, how time flies, that is. . . if there is any such thing as time, but that is another one of my interests as you will see if you scan though all my reviews. There is no point in my writing about this film which is so well known and documented so I need to just say whether or not I liked it. . .

A terrific film, the DVD sits in my favourites collection.
5 people found this helpful
JohnReviewed in the United Kingdom on 29 October 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
VIOLENT NEAR THE END but an excellent thriller
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More bloodthirsty than Assassin, OK by me but some may find it excessive. Bridget Fonda is a much under rated actor
3 people found this helpful
Sarah ToddReviewed in the United Kingdom on 03 February 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Thought provoking!
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Interesting to see this again. It makes you wonder who out of the two main characters is better or nicer or more attractive all the time and makes you question your judgement.
Jack QuannReviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 April 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
An true nail-biter of a film
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As good as I remember... a good nail-biter how they used to be made! It’s a pity there aren’t any cast or crew interviews with it, but c’est la vie. Bridget Fonda and Jennifer Jason Leigh are perfect in their roles
3 people found this helpful
M.H PeterboroughReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 May 2018
2.0 out of 5 stars
Boring. Don't waste your money.
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Predictable stalker plot. Deranged stalker appears normal at the beginning of the story then copies main character. Then the stalker murders or attempts to murder all other characters before meeting a grisly end.
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