Bad Influence (1990)
Average Rating: 6.2/10
Reviews Counted: 15
Fresh: 11 | Rotten: 4
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Critic Reviews: 3
Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 0
Average Rating: 3.1/5
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Successful LA marketing analyst Michael Boll (James Spader) seemingly has it all -- except a sense of self-confidence. Enigmatic drifter Alex (Rob Lowe) enters Michael's life and immediately begins to exert a negative influence. As Michael's self-esteem zooms (aided by generous dollops of sex and drugs) he allows himself to be dragooned into a life of crime by the demonic Alex. The "doppelganger" aspects of Bad Influence, and the film's many unexpected twists and turns, echo films of Alfred
Mar 9, 1990 Wide
Dec 3, 2002
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Palmer Lee Todd
Susan Lee Hoffman
Woman in Bar
Man in Bar
Jay Della Valle
Chez Jay Bartender
Grand L. Bush
Art Gallery Patrons
Man at Tar Pit
Woman at Tar Pit
Keith Henry McDaniel
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An overlooked classic satire/thriller
The production values give a sense that the movie was quickly and haphazardly put together.
Features Rob Lowe at his most creepy
Lowe and Spader deliver some great work in this fairly familiar, yet still enjoyable, thriller.
Audience Reviews for Bad Influence
- Michael Boll: Son of a bitch.
- Club Bartender: Hey watch your fucking mouth, man!
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