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The Roommate (2011)



Critic Consensus: Devoid of chills, thrills, or even cheap titillation, The Roommate isn't even bad enough to be good.

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A psychological thriller about a deranged college freshman (Leighton Meester) who becomes obsessed with her new roommate (Minka Kelly). -- (C) Sony

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Critic Reviews for The Roommate

All Critics (85) | Top Critics (17)

This is trash of the tamest variety which elicits a few mild shudders at most.

April 6, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Kelly and Meester hit their marks and look pretty doing it, while supporting players Cam Gigandet, Billy Zane and Aly Michalka fade into the background so blandly that viewers will never remember they were there.

February 7, 2011 | Full Review…

The movie is exploitative schlock; both its
 stars -- particularly Meester, who has something, although she herself has 
perhaps not yet figured out what -- deserve better.

February 7, 2011 | Full Review…

"The Roommate'' is dumb about psychology and suspense.

February 6, 2011 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

The Roommate - the umpteenth uncredited remake of 1992's Single White Female - sucks bad, real bad.

February 5, 2011 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

We could not possibly care less.

February 4, 2011 | Rating: 1/5

Audience Reviews for The Roommate

Frighteningly bad, yet I couldn't tear my eyes away...unlike the way Leighton Meester blithely tears out Aly Michalka's navel ring. Second most uncomfortable shower scene since "Psycho."

Alice Shen
Alice Shen

Super Reviewer

lol at this movie. I love how the girl is mentally unstable yet her parents allowed her to go AWAY to college haha. Great logic there. I also really like the fact that Michalka's character pretty much fell out of the movie entirely. She never called the cops or anything after she was attacked by the girl....she just kind of went away and we never saw her again haha. Omg. Movie definitely sucks a lot, but it was entertaining to make fun of. I can't even review it properly because it doesn't deserve to be reviewed at all.

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Japes .

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[img][/img] This movie is entirely uninteresting and savagely boring. The minute it began I couldn't stop wanting it to end. The Roommate has terrible acting, awful direction and just a plain lame premise. There's been a lot of bad things churned out in 2011 but The Roommate is a top contender for the most thrill free thriller of the year.

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