Fatal Attraction

Fatal Attraction (1987)

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Happily married New York lawyer Dan Callagher (Douglas) has an affair with his colleague Alex (Close), and the two enjoy a love weekend while Dan's wife (Archer) and kid are away. But Alex will not let go of him, and she will stop at nothing to have him for herself. Just how far will she go to get what she wants?.

Continuity mistake: In the beginning, Michael Douglas tells Glenn Close that he has a 6 year old daughter. Later in the movie when Douglas is talking to his wife on the phone about the daughter missing school, she says "She's 5 years old, what is she gonna miss, Trigonometry?"

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Dan Gallagher: Do you remember the girl, who came to the apartment?
Beth Gallagher: The one with the blond hair.

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Trivia: In the cocktail party scene, there is a quick shot of the large crowd attending the party. Look closely at the dark-haired man near the front of the party goers - it's James Eckhouse, who played Mr. Walsh on "Beverly Hills 90210" He also had a similar, uncredited role as an 'extra' in the first bar scene in the movie "Cocktail."

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Question: Why did Alex kill Ellen's pet bunny and how did she get inside the house to boil it? Didn't Dan and Beth lock the door?

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Answer: Because she is insane! And she picked the lock. By murdering the innocent pet bunny rabbit Alex was sending a message. She won't be ignored! She's just letting Dan know that she can get to him, or in this case his family (daughter's pet), anytime she wants to. He's not safe.

Alan Keddie
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