• The Roommate (2011)

The Roommate

Release Date: February 4th, 2011

DVD Release Date: May 17th, 2011

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 Ackles, Frances Fisher, Tomas Arana, Billy Zane

Director: Christian E. Christiansen

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Vertigo

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Dark, Revenge, Mystery, Pursuit, Friend, Moving, 2010s, Los Angeles, Deception

Ratings & Reviews

  • 5
    Movieline

    The Roommate has notched an unbelievable achievement; it makes the second rate "One Tree Hill" seems like it was about something. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Managing nary a single original idea throughout its 93-minute running time, the film does benefit from a cast of sexy young TV stars who should attract the desired female teen demographic. show more

  • 25
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    It's the latest in the blank-from-hell genre, in which misogyny and entertainment are made to seem indistinguishable while the blank makes life hell for someone who then is cornered into striking back. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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