YMMV / Malice

The Film

  • Genius Bonus: A plot point in the film involves an ornate ballerina statue. Tracy claims to have created said statue as a gift to her husband. While visiting his mother-in-law for the first time, Andy notices a duplicate statue. Further indication of Tracy's constant deceit. Mrs. Kennsinger explains that you can buy those statues in any store. If you already knew that the statue was a replica of "Little Dancer at Fourteen Years" by Edgar Degas, you wouldn't have been surprised by the twist...
  • Memetic Mutation: Most people know this Film based solely on Jed's "God complex" monologue.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Anne Bancroft as Tracy's mother. She's amazing as she leads Andy in a series of questions that allow him to figure out what really happened and then smiles with some pride when he gets it.
    Mrs. Kennsinger: Welcome to the game, kid.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Gywneth Paltrow as one of Andy's students, and later, victim of the campus serial rapist.

The Novel

  • Paranoia Fuel: Anyone could have been through Malice at some time. Anyone. Even you.

The Video Game