History Film / ThePerfectHost

6th Feb '16 2:54:53 PM jormis29
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'''''The Perfect Host''''' is a 2010 dark comedy / thriller independent film starring DavidHydePierce of {{Frasier}} fame and Clayne Crawford. A career thief, John Taylor (Crawford), needs to evade police for one night after a bank robbery that resulted in a wound to his foot. Turned away by other residents of Los Angeles, he concocts a quick story to get into the house of a man living alone, Warwick Wilson (Peirce). Warwick has his own plans for John though, but first, he's expecting guests.

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'''''The ''The Perfect Host''''' Host'' is a 2010 dark comedy / thriller independent film starring DavidHydePierce of {{Frasier}} ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' fame and Clayne Crawford. A career thief, John Taylor (Crawford), needs to evade police for one night after a bank robbery that resulted in a wound to his foot. Turned away by other residents of Los Angeles, he concocts a quick story to get into the house of a man living alone, Warwick Wilson (Peirce). Warwick has his own plans for John though, but first, he's expecting guests.
17th Jul '15 8:07:53 PM FuzzyBoots
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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: The trailer establishes the plot of 2/3 of the movie, namely that [[spoiler:Warwick drugs John for the dinner party, although it never shows that all of the guests are imaginary]].
24th Aug '14 7:41:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* PlayingWithCharacterType: At first, Warwick looks the usual snobbish milquetoast [[{{Frasier}} Niles Crane]]-esque character David Hyde Pierce usually plays. One drugged glass of wine later and he reveals himself to be an AxCrazy maniac.



* YouWouldntShootMe: John says this at the end [[spoiler: to Warwick who, despite being AxCrazy, suspiciously doesn't follow through with most of his threats of violence.]]

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* YouWouldntShootMe: John says this at the end [[spoiler: to Warwick who, despite being AxCrazy, suspiciously doesn't follow through with most of his threats of violence.]]]]
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31st May '13 6:32:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorISTheTitleCharacter: One poster announced the title and main actor as "David Hyde Pierce Is The Perfect Host".
8th May '13 1:05:34 PM Austin
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As this is a fairly new film with various {{Plot Twist}}s, '''expect spoilers ahead.'''

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As this is a fairly new film with has various {{Plot Twist}}s, '''expect spoilers ahead.'''
9th Jan '13 12:58:09 PM Psyclone
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* PlayingWithCharacterType: At first, John looks the usual snobbish milquetoast [[{{Frasier}} Niles Crane]]-esque character David Hyde Pierce usually plays. One drugged glass of wine later and he reveals himself to be an AxCrazy maniac.

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* PlayingWithCharacterType: At first, John Warwick looks the usual snobbish milquetoast [[{{Frasier}} Niles Crane]]-esque character David Hyde Pierce usually plays. One drugged glass of wine later and he reveals himself to be an AxCrazy maniac.
9th Jan '13 12:56:33 PM Psyclone
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* SlippingAMickey: throughout most of the night.

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* SlippingAMickey: throughout Throughout most of the night.


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* PlayingWithCharacterType: At first, John looks the usual snobbish milquetoast [[{{Frasier}} Niles Crane]]-esque character David Hyde Pierce usually plays. One drugged glass of wine later and he reveals himself to be an AxCrazy maniac.
21st Oct '12 8:33:39 AM Psyclone
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* ContrivedCoincidence: Not only was John unlucky enough to take refuge in a convenience store that is immediately subjected to a robbery and hide in the house of a guy who turns out to be an utter psycho but [[spoiler:said psycho is also the police Lieutenant investigating the robbery John committed!]]
10th Sep '12 12:22:40 AM phasmid
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-> You can't kill me. I'm having a dinner party.
-> Warwick Wilson

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-> You ->''"You can't kill me. I'm having a dinner party.
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party."''
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Warwick Wilson
10th Sep '12 12:01:29 AM phasmid
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[[quoteright:260:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/The_Perfect_Host_9794.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:260:"Dinner parties are [[IncrediblyLamePun a dying art]]."]]


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* AffablyEvil: Warwick is quite happy about everything he does.
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