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Bad Influence

R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Los Angeles marketing analyst Michael Boll (James Spader) struggles with insecurity despite his successes -- until he meets a mysterious man, Alex (Rob Lowe), who promises to help him gain confidence. However, Alex's guidance becomes toxic when he introduces Michael to sex, drugs and crime. When Michael's life begins collapsing, he comes to realize that his mentor is a sociopath. Is it too late, or can Michael escape Alex's sinister web of machinations?

Cast: Rob Lowe , James Spader , Lisa Zane , Christian Clemenson , Kathleen Wilhoite , Tony Maggio , Marcia Cross ,

Director: Curtis Hanson

Genres: Thriller

Bad Influence (1990)

Release Date: March 9th, 1990|1 hr. 39 min.

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