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Fascination (2005)



Average Rating: 2.4/10
Reviews Counted: 26
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 25

Laughably overheated and featuring loads of cheesy dialogue, Fascination is the virtual definition of so-band-it's-good.


Average Rating: 2.4/10
Critic Reviews: 12
Fresh: 0 | Rotten: 12

Laughably overheated and featuring loads of cheesy dialogue, Fascination is the virtual definition of so-band-it's-good.



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A pair of stepsiblings are torn between desire and suspicion in this sexy thriller. Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) is a young man in his early twenties who is still coming to terms with the unexpected death of his father (James Naughton) when he learns that his mother, Maureen (Jacqueline Bisset), is engaged to marry Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson). Scott doesn't approve of the marriage, and he soon learns Oliver's daughter Kelly (Alice Evans), also in her early twenties, has similar misgivings,

May 31, 2005

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At its delirious worst, it's as pungent a Parisian cheese shop, offering a cornucopia of laughable scenes.

January 8, 2008 Full Review Source: AV Club
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We can't stay interested, much less fascinated.

August 16, 2007 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
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The only magnetism generated by ersatz black-widow Fascination is that perilous urge to slow down and peek at the roadside wreck.

May 17, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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The presence of Jacqueline Bisset is the only reason the little man hasn't left the chair.

June 1, 2005 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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Klaus Menzel's laughable screenplay is not enhanced by direction not much more accomplished than that of a typical Cinemax late-night adult series.

February 3, 2005
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Contrived and pointless.

February 3, 2005 Full Review Source: New York Observer
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...Fascination generally vacillates between being utterly ridiculous and flat-out boring.

July 3, 2005 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
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Fascination would be a good title for a movie that was in any way interesting.

February 15, 2005 Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine
Premiere Magazine

A sweaty bit of smut disguised as high-class suspense.

February 7, 2005 Full Review Source: IGN Movies
IGN Movies

Lust. Betrayal. Revenge. Greed. Murder. Somehow, all of these things become dull in the preposterous and yet decidedly un-fascinating "Fascination."

February 6, 2005
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

Laughably cheap and cheesy...

February 6, 2005 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher
Flick Filosopher

The most fascinating thing about this movie is why they thought anyone would want to see it.

February 5, 2005 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

Here is an erotic thriller that instead of sizzling, fizzles.

February 5, 2005 Full Review
Spirituality and Practice

It's a film that fully lives up to its title, because you'll leave the theater fascinated that Fascination ever made it to the big screen.

February 4, 2005 Full Review Source: E! Online
E! Online

Blood! Hooters! Really improbable, out-of-left-field plot developments! You could do a lot worse.

February 3, 2005 Full Review Source: New Times
New Times

The balance of the film is so nonsensical that not even sex can sell it.

January 30, 2005
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This average thriller is cheaper and nastier than the simplest of soap operas.
September 13, 2006
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