The Roommate Synopsis
A college student's roommate has a sinister side.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
The film's sure-to-be-brief theatrical release is a mere stopover on the way to basic-cable eternity.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Managing nary a single original idea throughout its 93-minute running time, the film does benefit from a cast of sexy young TV stars who...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
If ever a thriller were to inspire a collective "eh," it's got to be The Roommate. It's not a good movie, by any means, but it's also not...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By John P. McCarthy
What's most memorable about this plodding thriller are the copious amounts of foundation and lip gloss.
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
A timid thriller that manages a couple of mild jolts and a couple of creepy-cringe-worthy moments in its Variations on a "Single White...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's the latest in the blank-from-hell genre, in which misogyny and entertainment are made to seem indistinguishable while the blank makes...
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Entertainment Weekly

A far-below-par thriller that desperately wishes it were a different movie - a longing it shares with the audience.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Sucks bad, real bad.
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The Roommate has notched an unbelievable achievement; it makes the second rate "One Tree Hill" seems like it was about something.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
It's only February but I can already name the year's winner of Most Thoughtless Gay Stereotype in Film award. The dubious honor goes to The...
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Horribly frighting, really suggest watching this one at home

By GSimmons132
Easily the most frighting movies Ive seen, the kind that gives you nightmares. All scary movies are better at home, you can watch this movie at [BLOCKED WEBSITE] . **...

just more junk

By jonnystackton
would not recommend to anyone to watch. boring and dumb....

Awful awful awful

By jgold71
Let me just say I'm a HUGE fan of scary/thriller/mystery movies, I love Leighton Meester, and I've been excited for this movie since the time the filming pics were first released.. But this was one...

Horribly frighting, really suggest watching this one at home

By DavidRhinstone
Easily one of the most frightning movies I have seen in a while, the kind of one that just gives you nightmares. Scared me really good, and since I'm in college it makes me a little more concerned...


By valfletcher
I love the movie! Everyone in the movie was gasping and screaming. I think everyone enjoyed it! I loved it!...

not so good

By JackieRoberts
Another lame weekend horror movie. do not recommend!!!...

Funniest Horror Thriller Ever

By rawvibes
Sara is a freshman going to college. She’s moving out of her house and into her new home the campus dorms. Sara meets her roommate Rebecca. In the beginning they got along great as roomies and...

Should you watch this ?

By sweet_heart14
yes, you should because it lokks like its going to be a good movie....


By bakergd
So many people wrote negative reviews for this movie. I did not see SWF as everyone is comparing it to but I thought The Roommate was really good. I had huge doubts going in thinking this movie would...

its alright

By Dragon_Girl
i think that if i had a roommate like that, i would be scared because its just the way how she acts. you got to watch it to know what im talking about....

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For violence and menace, sexual content, some language and teen partying
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Lukewarm, sexually tinged thriller has some bloody scenes.
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