Duplex Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for Duplex the Movie

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Visitor rating
2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

New York yuppies try to bump off a sweet old lady for her rent-controlled apartment in Brooklyn. Alex (Stiller) and Nancy (Barrymore), however, didn't start out as would-be assassins in the name of real estate. After moving into a picture-perfect duplex downstairs from Mrs. Connell, they discover that, although very old and in poor health, she still manages a host of irksome behaviors. With her health not declining nearly fast enough, the senior-crazed couple are driven to desperate measures. Stiller is top-notch and Barrymore a worthy co-star despite a far-fetched plot that revenge comedy specialist/director DeVito ultimately doesn't sell.

Distribution

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL: http://www.bvhe.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 88 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
New York, New York, Marriage, Growing Older, Black Comedy, Writers, Real Estate
Screenplay
Larry Doyle
Cast
Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein, Justin Theroux, Robert Wisdom, Amber Valletta, James Remar, Maya Rudolph, Swoosie Kurtz, Wallace Shawn
Cinematography
Anastas Michos
Director
Danny DeVito
Music
David Newman
Other
David M. Kelson, Lynzee Klingman, Mario R. Ventenilla, Joseph G. Aulisi, Robin Standefer
Producer
Ben Stiller, Nancy Juvonen, Drew Barrymore, Stuart Cornfeld, Jeremy Kramer, Red Hour, Flower Films, Miramax Films

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