Perfect Stranger
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When investigative reporter Rowena Price learns that her friend's murder might be connected to powerful ad executive Harrison Hill, she goes undercover with the help of her associate, Miles Hailey. Posing as Katherine, a temp at Hill's agency, and Veronica, a girl Hill flirts with online, Rowena surrounds her prey from all sides, only to discover that she isn't the only one changing identities. The closer Rowena gets to finding the truth, the more we see how far people will go to protect it.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This one's DOA."
‑ Tom Charity,
"The movie would perhaps like to say something serious about the ease with which modern communications allows us to be multiple personalities, but that effort is lost in ineptitude."
‑ Richard Schickel, TIME Magazine
"...resembles one of those made-for-Lifetime thrillers that seem to crop up on a weekly basis..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"While Perfect Stranger had its moments and wisely made its characters less than perfect, it was a pedestrian yarn better suited for the small screen than the silver one."
‑ Stax, IGN Movies
"click for review"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
"The movie shows that the only thing worse than a generically screwy thriller is one with a selective narrator -- and one that doesn't give viewers a fair chance to play along."
‑ Ben Kenigsberg, Time Out
"Some films are marred by absurd endings; this dire journo-thriller is like one big mar."
‑ Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York
"Columbia seems to be on a one-studio mission to revive that very '90s of film genres, the erotic thriller--or are they determined to kill it off for good, considering such poor efforts as this listless Halle Berry vehicle?"
‑ Michael Dequina,
"While it begins dully enough for an investigative thriller, Perfect Stranger quickly skids off into abject foolishness."
‑ Cynthia Fuchs, PopMatters
"Although the movie makes a case for its ending, taking you by the hand and walking you through the stink of all its red herrings, the effort is wasted. Ro sounds like roe for a reason, and the logic behind this film was fishy from the start."
‑ Christopher Smith, Bangor Daily News (Maine)
"A rarely suspenseful thriller with a twist ending of the worst kind: It takes too much explanation."
‑ Carla Meyer, Dallas Morning News
"A tangled mess."
‑ Tasha Robinson, AV Club
"A big cheat because virtually nothing of what happens in the first 100 minutes would ever really have happened if the truth that's exposed in the final few minutes was true."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"Un thriller más bien mediocre, inverosímil y rebuscado que pretende sorprender al espectador con una vuelta de tuerca final... igualmente mediocre, inverosímil y rebuscada."
‑ Enrique Buchichio, Uruguay Total
"Even Berry's bodacious bod (the woman is blessed with some really good genes) isn't distraction enough to make Perfect Stranger palatable."
‑ Steve Davis, Austin Chronicle
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