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The Roommate

PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
When Sara (Minka Kelly), a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca (Leighton Meester), is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two become close, but when Sara begins to branch out and make more friends on campus, Rebecca becomes resentful. Alarmed, Sara moves in with her new boyfriend, causing Rebecca's behavior to take a violent turn.

Cast: Leighton Meester , Minka Kelly , Cam Gigandet , Aly Michalka , Danneel Harris , Frances Fisher , Tomas Arana , Billy Zane

Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Roommate (2011)

Release Date: February 4th, 2011|1 hr. 33 min.

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Given the Super Bowl and the icy weather, pundits didn't expect much from this weekend's box office, and 'The Roommate' mustered just enough mojo to meet those low expectations. 'The Roommate'...

'The Roommate' Review: A Hollow, No-Stakes Thriller Without Thrills

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'The Roommate' is an auto-tuned horror movie; a mechnically processed imitation of a thriller that is hollow, joyless, lifeless and utterly artificial in origin. This should be of no surprise to a...

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