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1987 thriller directed by Adrian Lyne and stars Michael Douglas, Glenn Close and Anne Archer.

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In Fatal Attraction what did Alex want Dan to do?

At the beginning of the movie, Alex could have had any man in the room. She choose the wimpy Dan even though she knew he was married. She then sexually aggressively seduced him. After then Dan wants ...
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Was Alex Forrest actually pregnant?

Throughout Fatal Attraction, we see the desperate measures that Alex will go to to get any type of attention or reaction from Dan after the affair is over. Alex proceeds to tell Dan that she's ...
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Was Alex Forrest's suicide attempt a symbolic representation of Madame Butterfly?

During their weekend affair in Fatal Attraction, Dan Gallagher and Alex Forrest are listening to music from the opera Madame Butterfly. Dan tells Alex a story about the first time that he saw the ...
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Water as a symbol in Fatal Attraction

I noticed the reoccurring use of water in the movie Fatal Attraction. When they first have the affair, the water from the sink appears. Then in the rabbit scene, there is boiling water. And at the end,...
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