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Attraction (2001)

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Writer/director Russell DeGrazier makes his feature debut with this dark tale of four twentysomethings and the destructive relationships between them. Originally titled Stalk, the film concerns the decidedly ungentlemanly behavior of Matthew (The In Crowd's Matthew Settle), part-time alternative-newsweekly columnist, part-time rude-boy radio talk-show host, and full-time torch-carrier for ex-girlfriend Liz (Gretchen Mol). In keeping with her "been there, done that" stance on their relationship, Liz objects to Matthew's obsessive displays of affection (parking his car outside her apartment for hours on end, attempting to break down her door). Luckily, two forces intervene: her friend Corey (Samantha Mathis) and her current boyfriend, Matthew's editor Garrett (Tom Everett Scott). In a chance meeting at a local watering hole, Corey befriends the tortured Matthew, and the two begin an intensely carnal relationship that not only distracts him from stalking Liz but also -- as an added bonus -- makes Liz jealous. Unfortunately, Garrett is still worried that Liz's loose-cannon ex might still be hung up on her, so he begins his own cat-and-mouse game with Matthew. Attraction premiered at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival.more
Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By: , , , , , ,
Written By: Russell DeGrazier
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On DVD: Jun 12, 2001
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Critic Reviews for Attraction

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5)

November 5, 2002
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Full Review… | June 25, 2001
Detroit News
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Full Review… | June 6, 2008
Variety
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Full Review… | July 21, 2005
Houston Chronicle
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June 18, 2002
Chicago Tribune
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Fails to capitalize on the fact that it will be found in the "thriller" bin at any video store.

Full Review… | June 25, 2001
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for Attraction

Could have been a decent b-grade psycho movie, instead was stupidly confusing and in the end couldn't even figure out who the bad guy was!

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