History Film / FatalAttraction

29th Sep '17 3:30:19 PM DrOO7
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** Dan himself, who truthfully points out that he never lied to her about his marital status, nor led her on to think that he would leave his wife for her.


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* VomitDiscretionShot: Alex is clearly throwing up in the bushes at the sight of Dan and his happy family, but we only hear it.
23rd Sep '17 9:02:30 PM DrOO7
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* AmbiguousDisorder: Mental health professionals have a field day trying to figure out precisely what's wrong with Alex, but many agree on Borderline Personality Disorder, as evidenced by the way she declares herself in love with Dan after one weekend and tries to kill herself when he leaves.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: Mental health professionals have a field day trying to figure out precisely what's wrong with Alex, but many agree on Borderline Personality Disorder, as evidenced by the way she declares herself in love with Dan after one weekend and tries to kill herself when he leaves. Some have also speculated that she was a victim of sexually abuse, with her father the likely perpetrator.



-->[[spoiler:'''Beth:''' ''(to Alex over the phone)"This is Beth Gallagher. If you ever come near my family again I will kill you. Do you understand me?"'']]

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-->[[spoiler:'''Beth:''' ''(to Alex over the phone)"This phone)''"This is Beth Gallagher. If you ever come near my family again I will kill you. Do you understand me?"'']]me?"]]
21st Sep '17 12:46:49 PM DrOO7
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* BreakInThreat[=/=]TheVillainKnowsWhereYouLive: Alex follows Dan home and clearly continues stalking the family unseen, as proven by her breaking into their home to kill Ellen's pet rabbit, kidnapping Ellen from her school, and breaking into the house again to kill his wife.

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* BreakInThreat[=/=]TheVillainKnowsWhereYouLive: BreakInThreat[=/=]TheVillainKnowsWhereYouLive:
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Alex shows up at Dan and Beth's apartment as someone supposedly interested in buying it, then later follows Dan him to the family's new home and clearly continues stalking the family them unseen, as proven by her breaking into their home to kill Ellen's pet rabbit, kidnapping Ellen from her school, and breaking into the house again to kill his wife.



** Alex follows Dan home, which plays into her later breaking into their house to kill their pet rabbit, and her kidnapping his daughter from her school. Even the breaking and entering plays into her showing up in their house in the film's final minutes.

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** Alex follows shows up at Dan home, and Beth's apartment, which plays into foreshadows her following him to the family's new house, which itself foreshadows her later breaking into their house to kill their pet rabbit, and her kidnapping his daughter from her school. Even the breaking and entering plays into her showing up in their house in the film's final minutes.
18th Sep '17 4:26:42 PM DrOO7
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** Beth's father gives Dan a one when he shows up at the hospital.

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** Beth's father gives Dan a one when he shows up at the hospital.


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* WhatHaveIBecome: Dan has a moment of realization when almost kills Alex, realizing he can't bring himself to sink to her level.
18th Sep '17 12:45:59 PM DrOO7
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** Beth's father gives Dan a one when he shows up at the hospital.



* LightIsNotGood: Alex is almost consistently dressed in white.

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* LightIsNotGood: Alex is almost consistently frequently dressed in white.


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* SocietyMarchesOn: Stalking laws are much better now than they were back then. Dan would have been able to put a stop to Alex's behavior or have her arrested much sooner.
10th Sep '17 7:49:28 PM DrOO7
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* ElevatorGoingDown: Alex and Dan's second sex scene.


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* WallBangHer: Alex and Dan's first sex scene is against the sink/cupboards in her apartment. Their second is against the wall of an elevator.
10th Sep '17 7:41:16 PM DrOO7
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* AmbiguousDisorder: Mental health professionals have a field day trying to figure out precisely what's wrong with Alex, but many agree on Borderline Personality Disorder, as evidenced by the way she declares herself in love with Dan after one weekend and tries to kill herself when he leaves.


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* DeathGlare: Alex's first appearance is her giving one to Jimmy in response to his lame come-on.
16th Jul '17 9:45:01 AM Folamh3
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* FakePregnancy: A possible interpretation of Alex's claim to pregnancy, as she never actually provides any objective evidence of it.
20th May '17 6:35:11 PM DrOO7
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** Alex calls Dan the day after their fling and refuses to take "no" for an answer regarding him coming over again, hinting at her obsessive personality.
15th Mar '17 6:26:03 PM Skylite
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* LightEqualsHope: After Dan has rejected her, Alex siths on the floor of her apartment with a broken lamp. She has the switch in her hand and is clicking it back and forth. Click: lights on. Click: lights off. It's an indication she's (consciously or unconsciously) weighing her choices. Lights: leave him alone and move on with her life. Dark: Go all vengeful stalker and ruin his life. At the end of the scene she clicks the switch one last time to leave her sitting in darkness. Her behavior becomes increasingly unhinged from that point forward.
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