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* SpiritualSuccessor: Arguably even more so than ''any'' other film of De Palma's (even ''Film/DressedToKill''), this film is a blatant {{Homage}} to the style and subject matter of Creator/AlfredHitchcock. In particular, this film borrows heavily from ''Film/RearWindow'' (Scully's voyeuristic activities while house-sitting) and ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'' ([[spoiler: greedy husband using the phobia of his acquintance in order to set him up as a perfect witness for the murder of his wife]], Scully's obsessive-yet-protective desire for Gloria--and [[spoiler: guilt over her death]]--leading him to investigate another woman, Holly, [[spoiler: to find a possible connection]]).

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Arguably even more so than ''any'' other film of De Palma's (even ''Film/DressedToKill''), this film is a blatant {{Homage}} to the style and subject matter of Creator/AlfredHitchcock. In particular, this film borrows heavily from ''Film/RearWindow'' (Scully's voyeuristic activities while house-sitting) and ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'' ([[spoiler: greedy husband using the phobia of his acquintance in order to set him up as a perfect witness for the murder of his wife]], Scully's phobia getting him in trouble and his obsessive-yet-protective desire for Gloria--and [[spoiler: guilt over her death]]--leading him to investigate another woman, Holly, [[spoiler: to find a possible connection]]).


* SpiritualSuccessor: Arguably even more so than ''any'' other film of De Palma's (even ''Film/DressedToKill''), this film is a blatant {{Homage}} to the style and subject matter of Creator/AlfredHitchcock. In particular, this film borrows heavily from ''Film/RearWindow'' (Scully's voyeuristic activities while house-sitting) and ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'' (his phobia getting him in trouble, and his obsessive-yet-protective desire for Gloria--and [[spoiler: guilt over her death]]--leading him to investigate another woman, Holly, [[spoiler: to find a possible connection]]).

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* SpiritualSuccessor: Arguably even more so than ''any'' other film of De Palma's (even ''Film/DressedToKill''), this film is a blatant {{Homage}} to the style and subject matter of Creator/AlfredHitchcock. In particular, this film borrows heavily from ''Film/RearWindow'' (Scully's voyeuristic activities while house-sitting) and ''Film/{{Vertigo}}'' (his ([[spoiler: greedy husband using the phobia getting of his acquintance in order to set him in trouble, and up as a perfect witness for the murder of his wife]], Scully's obsessive-yet-protective desire for Gloria--and [[spoiler: guilt over her death]]--leading him to investigate another woman, Holly, [[spoiler: to find a possible connection]]).


An actor named Jake Scully (Wasson) is struggling with claustrophobia (which cost him his most recent job in a horror flick)--and has found out [[YourCheatingHeart his girlfriend is cheating on him.]] Left without a place to stay, Scully accepts a job as a house-sitter for a futuristic house with a 360 view of the high-class area of Hollywood. The best of it: a neighbor has a tendency to striptease in her room, visible for an eager voyeur. All well and good...until Scully notices that he isn't the only one watching.

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An actor named Jake Scully (Wasson) is struggling with claustrophobia (which cost him his most recent job in a horror flick)--and has found out [[YourCheatingHeart his girlfriend is cheating on him.]] him. Left without a place to stay, Scully accepts a job as a house-sitter for a futuristic house with a 360 view of the high-class area of Hollywood. The best of it: a neighbor has a tendency to striptease in her room, visible for an eager voyeur. All well and good...until Scully notices that he isn't the only one watching.



* YourCheatingHeart: Scully's girlfriend cheating on him leads to his looking for a place to stay, which kicks off the main plot.


* {{Adorkable}}: Scully often comes across as this.


* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:Holly had no clue that her erotic dance routine was part of an elaborate murder plot.]]

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* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:Holly had no clue that her erotic dance routine was part of an elaborate murder plot.]]


* UnwittingPawn: [[apoiler:Holly had no clue that her erotic dance routine was part of an elaborate murder plot.]]

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* UnwittingPawn: [[apoiler:Holly [[spoiler:Holly had no clue that her erotic dance routine was part of an elaborate murder plot.]]

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* UnwittingPawn: [[apoiler:Holly had no clue that her erotic dance routine was part of an elaborate murder plot.]]


A 1984 erotic neo-noir thriller directed by Creator/BrianDePalma, starring Creator/CraigWasson, Creator/MelanieGriffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton, and Creator/DennisFranz.

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A 1984 erotic neo-noir thriller directed by Creator/BrianDePalma, starring Creator/CraigWasson, Creator/MelanieGriffith, Gregg Henry, Creator/GreggHenry, Deborah Shelton, and Creator/DennisFranz.


* DisneyVillianDeath: [[spoiler: Sam]] meets his end when his dog knocks him off a high place.

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* DisneyVillianDeath: DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Sam]] meets his end when his dog knocks him off a high place.

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* DisneyVillianDeath: [[spoiler: Sam]] meets his end when his dog knocks him off a high place.


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* VillainBall: [[spoiler: Sam]] would've gotten away with his plans, if he hadn't decided that Holly had [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlived her usefulness]].


* BuxomIsBetter: The BodyDouble has [[{{Fanservice}} far larger breasts]] than the actress she's subbing in for, prompting Holly to note the latter will be getting far more dates when the film is released.

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* BuxomIsBetter: The BodyDouble has [[{{Fanservice}} far larger noticeably bigger breasts]] than the actress she's subbing in for, prompting Holly to note the latter will be getting far more dates when the film is released.


* BuxomIsBetter: The BodyDouble has far larger brrasts than the actress she's subbing in for, prompting Holly to note the latter will be getting far more dates when the film is released.

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* BuxomIsBetter: The BodyDouble has [[{{Fanservice}} far larger brrasts breasts]] than the actress she's subbing in for, prompting Holly to note the latter will be getting far more dates when the film is released.

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* BuxomIsBetter: The BodyDouble has far larger brrasts than the actress she's subbing in for, prompting Holly to note the latter will be getting far more dates when the film is released.

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* DistinguishingMark: Scully realizes that [[spoiler:Holly has the same tattoo that the dancing "Gloria" had]].


* StylisticSuck: The vampire film Jake is the star of is so cheesy that you'll wish it was real.

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* StylisticSuck: The vampire film Jake is the star of is so cheesy that you'll wish it was real.real -- think Music/BillyIdol doing a softcore horror film.

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