The Roommate
The Roommate (2011)

A psychological thriller about a deranged college freshman (Leighton Meester) who becomes obsessed with her new roommate (Minka Kelly). -- (C) Sony

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 17, 2011
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Devoid of chills, thrills, or even cheap titillation, The Roommate isn't even bad enough to be good.

Time Out

This is trash of the tamest variety which elicits a few mild shudders at most.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

"The Roommate'' is dumb about psychology and suspense.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Instead of attempting to create a unique thriller, the filmmakers chose to make a typical one with bland characters and lackluster twists.

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Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Kelly and Meester hit their marks and look pretty doing it, while supporting players Cam Gigandet, Billy Zane and Aly Michalka fade into the background so blandly that viewers will never remember they were there.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

The Roommate - the umpteenth uncredited remake of 1992's Single White Female - sucks bad, real bad.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

it's hardly worth sticking around for the routine climax of this toothless thriller just to see the ocular sweets get all chewed up and mangled.

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Mary F. Pols
TIME Magazine

The movie is exploitative schlock; both its
 stars -- particularly Meester, who has something, although she herself has 
perhaps not yet figured out what -- deserve better.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

We could not possibly care less.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

One dry hump of almost thrills that are incredibly lackluster and void of any sort of suspense or tension.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Japes .
lol at this movie. I love how the girl is mentally unstable yet her parents allowed her to go AWAY to college haha. Great logic there. I also really like the… More
Tyler Robertson
My first ever film where I fell asleep in the theater. I knew from the first 5 minutes how bland and predictable this film would be. The acting was dull,… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] This movie is entirely uninteresting and savagely boring. The minute it began I… More
Roy Gutteridge
There are some interestingly nasty moments and some chills, but it's predictable and derivative.
Dean King
A tame version of Single white female basically. These types of films are always geared towards the teenage market that might not have seen the film that nearly… More
Cynthia S.
SIngle White Female remake? If so, boooo! Nothing special here.