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Perfect Stranger (2007)

6 Ratings: 1.7
A movie directed by James Foley

Perfect Strangeris saved from conventional starlet-in-distress mediocrity by a certain refreshing unwholesomeness, a tawdry strain that runs all the way through its climactic series of kickers. Halle Berry plays a "gotcha" reporter, currently … see full wiki

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Director: James Foley
5 reviews about Perfect Stranger (2007)
review by . July 24, 2009
Halle Berry is an actress capable of great things - Monster's Ball, Things We Lost in the Fire - yet she's also condemned to pick some really stinking scripts - Catwoman and Gothika - and unfortunately this is one of those. DIrected by James Foley, which is amazing since he's the guy behind Glengarry Glen Ross and Confidence, this is a entirely insubstantial movie stretched around a not-very-plausible idea.      Plot: Halle Berry is a newspaper reporter who catches closeted Congressmen …
review by . November 16, 2008
I'd heard this movie was a waste   Badly done and in poor taste   I bought it with indecent haste   (Along with staples, mints and paste)     It started oh, so very well   With people playing kiss and tell   But then something began to smell   Before the final curtain fell     Seems everybody has inside   Something that they'd rather hide   And if this movie is a guide   Be …
review by . September 28, 2007
I gave this movie a chance and it wasn't working for me. Of course we have Halle, who plays Rowena, a crusading reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper, who finds herself swept up in a bizarre chain of events when a friend of hers, Grace (Nicki Aycox) is killed under mysterious circumstances. Just before her death, Grace had given Rowena documentation linking her to a wealthy and powerful ad exec, Harrison Hill, played by Bruce Willis. Does Rowena share any of this information with the police? …
review by . August 23, 2007
posted in Movie Hype
PERFECT STRANGER is a fast-paced little crime mystery of a film that despite the innumerable sidebars of undeveloped information scattered throughout the script does manage to surprise the audience at the end. The movie seems to be a vehicle for the beautiful Halle Berry to show off her skills and other assets: Bruce Willis is billed as a co-star but his role is minor and unexpectedly underplayed - a nice little tour de force for the king of action flicks.    Berry plays a reporter …
review by . March 06, 2007
Pros: interesting, charming, well-acted, simple     Cons: drags a little in a few places     The Bottom Line: I was not expecting to like this movie, but was pleasantly surprised- it was like curling up by a warm fire with a favorite book. I really enjoyed this.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot. If you have read my reviews on the past, you would know that I tend to approach religious toned movies …
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