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American Psycho

Rating:R (for strong violence, sexuality, drug use and language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:April 14, 2000
Running time:104 minutes
Cast:Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Reese Witherspoon, Samantha Mathis
Director:Mary Harron
Producer:Edward R. Pressman, Chris Hanley
Writer:Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Distributor:Lions Gate Films

Description: Patrick Bateman is young, white, beautiful, ivy leagued, and indistinguishable from his Wall Street colleagues. Shielded by conformity, privilege, and wealth, Bateman is also the ultimate serial killer, roaming freely and fearlessly. His murderous impulses are fueled by zealous materialism and piercing envy when he discovers someone else has acquired more than he has. After a colleague presents a business card superior in ink and paper to his, Bateman's blood thirst sharpens, and he steps up his homicidal activities to a frenzied pitch. Hatchets fly, butcher knives chop, chainsaws rip, and surgical instruments mutilate-how far will Bateman go? How much can he get away with?

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