Arlington Road Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5098

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 111

Theatrical Release Date: 07/09/1999

Language: English

Genre: Thriller, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Mark Pellington

Actors: Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Hope Davis, Robert Gossett, Mason Gamble

Plot: Tim Robbins plays the roll of average, everyday Joe, Oliver Lang. His family becomes close to his new neighbors, until the truth about their arrival becomes clear: they are not who they say they are. They are actually the enemy, and the man next door must save his family from falling victim to Lang''s past. A past that will blow you away. -- rangelnowlin

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Ian - wrote on 06/16/2021

Great thriller about college teacher who begins to suspect his neighbor isn't who he seems. Highly recommended.

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/02/2011

Not bad at all

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mitchellyoung - wrote on 09/20/2010

This thriller succeeds when it punches up the psychological elements of its paranoia-driven plot. I was also glad it didn't cheat its tragic storyline by tying things up too nicely at the end.

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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 12/25/2011

Michael Faraday (Jeff Bridges) is a college history professor at the George Washington University who saves the son of his neighbor named Brady (Mason Gamble). Faraday informs the parents, Oliver (Tim Robbins), a structural engineer, and Cheryl Lang (Joan Cusack), about his fireworks accident. Michael takes care of his son Grant (Spencer Treat Clark) since his wife passed away. Michael discovers that Oliver’s name is William Fenimore from a year book, and that Oliver Lang died on an Oct 4. due to a gunshot from a hunting accident. Michael discovers thru his research that Oliver has malicious plans that could affect numerous innocent lives.

Not really a happy film because of its premise, a fascinating look nevertheless of how a criminal works. Amazing screenplay coupled with …

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