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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night. The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster.

Cast: Christian Bale , Willem Dafoe , Jared Leto , Reese Witherspoon , Samantha Mathis , Chloë Sevigny , Justin Theroux , Josh Lucas

Director: Mary Harron

Genres: Horror, Dark comedy

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

American Psycho (2000)

Release Date: January 21st, 2000|1 hr. 43 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An uneven movie that nonetheless bristles with stinging wit and exerts a perverse fascination. show more

  • 63
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Harron validates and largely clarifies the work. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Exceedingly well cast and assembled with flashy visuals and pacing by Harron, this period piece is diminished by its relative pointlessness. show more

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