Perfect Strangers
Perfect Strangers (2003)

Written, directed, and co-produced by Gaylene Preston, Perfect Strangers centers around the romance between Melanie (Rachael Blake) and the handsome stranger (Sam Neill) who charmed her into joining him at his "castle." The… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: June 22, 2004
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Horgen
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's a movie that fails so miserably in its weirdo aspirations that you'll wish you were watching that bad '80s sitcom of the same name (with Balkie, remember?).

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

A cross between Cast Away and Swept Away, carefully flitting between the quality and pretentiousness of them both as it constantly reinvents itself.

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JoBlo's Movie Emporium

If you're looking for thrills, probing questions, great acting, a meandering, but always engaging, plotline, as well as a unique vision.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Preston's screenplay is ingenious, drawing on British classics like Cul-de-Sac and The Servant to constantly undermine audience expectations.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

When horror heroines are this lame-brained, my impulse is to start rooting against them.

Erik Childress

Even David Lynch would watch this and yell out "what the crap!"

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Flixster Audience Score: 29% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
this movie gets two stars purely for sam neill looking gorgeous!! This isnt the one with Bruce wilis and Halle Berry, this movie is about a man who is in love… More