Pacific Heights
Pacific Heights (1990)

John Schlesinger directed this upscale horror film about a landlord with the ultimate problem tenant. Patty Palmer (Melanie Griffith) and Drake Goodman (Matthew Modine) are a middle class couple who lie on their financial statement in order… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 28, 1990
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Moderately entertaining suspense with an unusually foul villain at its core.

Clint Morris

Corny, but worthwhile thriller, with a stellar, slightly unexpected turn, from Michael Keaton

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Michael Keaton as a malicious tenant. Aren't you scared just thinking about it?

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Presents a telling portrait of white collar crime and the primal value of privacy in this information age.

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A ludricrous retread of the same old Fatal Attraction formula

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Yet another thriller that gets laughs where it's supposed to get shivers

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
There really hadn't been, and hasn't since been, a thriller like "Pacific Heights." It melds horror and thriller seamlessly, casting Michael… More
Mark Hobin
Suspenseful thriller about an unmarried couple who sublet their Victorian home to a menacing tenant. Hitchcockian tale gradually exposes their vulnerability so… More
Mark Walker
Having such good films under his belt like "Midnight Cowboy" and "Marathon Man", director John Schlesinger is no slouch when it comes to… More
Derek Daniels
This film has just the right amount of drama and suspense without making it seem like it's trying too hard to be a nightmare but at the same time… More
familiar stranger
A dull thriller with one of the lamest final fight sequence I've ever seen. Even otherwise, the movie sucked in the action department.
Dean King
A pretty decent thriller that is quite tense. The tenant from hell arrives causing chaos for a young couple struggling with there first house. Decent film with… More

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