The Resident
The Resident (2012)

Every year, several million single women in America move into an apartment. They don't know who lived in the apartment before them, they don't know their landlords, and they don't bother to change the locks. This is the story of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 15, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 29, 2011
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Swank is typically credible as a confident yet vulnerable professional woman, and Morgan is subtly convincing as the insinuating Max.

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Andrew Simpson
Fan The Fire

The Resident fails to scare or entertain, and giving Christopher Lee the slightest of roles merely draws attention to how far short it falls short of its studio's heritage.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a low-rent, hopelessly by-the-numbers thriller that is way, way beneath the talents of its Oscar winning star.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

o aksonas ths empneyshs twn dyo grafiadwn einai ksepatikwmenos ap' eytheias ap' to Psycho (1960), kai par' oti o skhnotheths einai toso anikanos na soy to thymisei tonika, o profanhs symbolismos toy einai arketos gia na soy to ypogrammisei diakritika

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Jules Brenner

Swank has the wherewithal to make a panting madman reach for his tape and handcuffs.

Brent Simon
Screen International

Devoid of any believable motivations, Hilary Swank's The Resident trots out gender-based clichés of fear, resulting in a goosing stalker thriller that adds nothing new to the single-woman-in-peril subgenre.

James Luxford
The National (UAE)

The usually strong actors are adrift without a decent script or story, resulting in a film that doesn't live up to the legendary name of the studio

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Glenn Lovell

... takes primal fear of home invasion to the next level. As in "Crawlspace," you can't lock out the threat because it's inside, and it knows the floor plan better than you.

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Catherine Bray

Isn't exactly groundbreaking stuff, but if you're looking for Friday night thrills, The Resident should do the job.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Mhd Ekrayem
as the reviewers said, boring plot and bad directing nothing more.
Film Crazy
Well its a mediocre film, you know where its going and you know how its going to end! Its a predictable movie that isnt hard to follow and although its a great… More
Pedro Holanda
<i>She thought she was living alone</i> <b>Not bad</b> When I first heard the original story, I wanted to steal the Idea and make it a… More
Dean King
An ok thriller, nothing new or ground breaking, reminds me a lot of another film I have heard of. It has a strong cast, pity Christopher Lee didn't get… More
Melvin White
Juliet: There's something creepy about my apartment. "She Thought She Was Living Alone" The worst thing about The Resident is how incredibly… More
Bethany Murphy
Dissapointed. I love Hilary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. There is no question that the film completely freaked me out and the whole film was very weird but… More