Body Double
Body Double (1984)

In Body Double, director Brian DePalma pays homage to the Alfred Hitchcock movies Vertigo and Rear Window, adding a few grotesque touches all his own. Craig Wasson plays Jake, a struggling actor who keeps losing jobs because of his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 6, 2001
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79%
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64%



Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Is Body Double Brian De Palma's most underrated film or merely a guilty pleasure on my part? Naturally, I make the case for the former.

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Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

It's a mystery, a romance, a horror flick, and a straight-faced parody all rolled into one unique little movie.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Body Double, while not his finest, is the best candidate as Brian De Palma's signature film.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Sleaze dominates the thin plot and absurd story line.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...De Palma's expectedly grandiose directorial choices go a long way towards keeping things interesting...

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

enough to portend the downfall of civilization... a guilty pleasure

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

Classic De Palma. Stylish and Sexy.

Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Emblematizes De Palma's refusal to take Hollywood seriously.

Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

Another sexed-up Hitchcockian thriller from Brian De Palma. Plays much better today than it did in 1984.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Well, I think it's fair to say I have never screamed at characters more in a movie than I did watching this! Those scenes where Jake was… More
Veronique Kwak
i laughed my ass off when i saw the scene where the dude steals the worn panty from the chanel paperbag in the garbage can...definitely bonerifici. lol. it… More
Clintus Maximus
I first saw this film when it was released in 1984, was immediately captivated by it, and have re-visited it many times since then. Body Double may be my… More
AJ Verser
I loved this thriller, it's got a great mystery, and keeps you guessing till the end. It's very cool, and I highly recommend it.
Melvin White
Sam Bouchard: Don't be so melodramatic.á "You Can't Believe Everything You See" Body Double is Brian De Palma at his core. This is a film… More
Conner Rainwater
It's a movie that really can't be described, it's more of an experience rather than a movie. It is incredibly campy, perverted and flat out… More