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A 2000 American psychological thriller based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name. It features Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Samantha Mathis, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux, and Reese Witherspoon.

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Did Bateman really kill Paul Allen? [duplicate]

Did Patrick Bateman really kill Paul Allen, or was it just in his imagination?
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How can the chainsaw-scene of "American Psycho" (2000) be explained? [duplicate]

What actually happened in this scene? [Warning: Graphic] Did or didn't Bateman really fatally injure the prostitute on the bed? Did or didn't Bateman really kill the ...
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Was the typo in Paul Allen's busines card ever explained?

Inspired by my previous question... Why would Patrick Bateman share a phone number with Paul Allen and Timothy Bryce? At this point it seems that most people have learned of the misspelled word, "...
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Why would Patrick Bateman share a phone number with Paul Allen and Timothy Bryce?

During the "Business Card" scene in American Psycho all three cards appear to have the same phone number. I realize they all work in the same department and all have the same position but wouldn't ...
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Patrick's Bed Sheets

Toward the beginning of American Psycho Patrick is at the dry cleaners yelling at the workers because his bed sheets are still stained with "cranapple juice." I've come to the conclusion that the ...
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Why does Patrick Bateman need to return video tapes?

As far as I can tell, nearly any time Bateman tries to make an excuse in American Psycho, for example, when in the bathroom with his coworker, when breaking up with Evelyn, and when speaking with ...
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Why does Bateman's lawyer call him Davis?

Why does Patrick's lawyer act funny, as if he were joking, when Patrick was confessing to him at the bar? In this question I get an answer In the end, Bateman seemingly kills dozens of police ...
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How come films like American Psycho, Fight club, In Bruges are black comedy?

Internet says "Black comedy is a form of comedy in which serious issues such as cannibalism, rape, genocide, terminal illnesses, etc. are treated humorously". But I don't see any comedy scenes in ...
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What happened to the bodies in American Psycho?

Towards the end of the movie, we see Patrick Bateman in an apartment full of dead bodies. He ends up confessing what he's done to his lawyer. Later he goes back to the apartment, only to find the ...
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