The Boy Next Door Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 31549

Average Rating: 1.7/4

# of Ratings: 19

Theatrical Release Date: 01/23/2015

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 04/28/2015

Language: English

Genre: Thriller

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Rob Cohen

Actors: Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, John Corbett, Ian Nelson, Kristin Chenoweth, Lexi Atkins

Plot: Following her divorce, a woman finds herself drawn to a younger man who has just moved into the house across the street. But this sudden affair takes a drastic turn when things turn obsessive. -- Chris Kavan

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smeagol
smeagol
Producer

Rating of
1.5/4

more like a poor tv movie -

smeagol - wrote on 04/16/2015

A very poor movie that's been done a thousand times before . This is more like a afternoon tv movie
Jennifer lopez plays a woman who gets chatted up by the 20year old next door and has sex with him. they dont have affair there's no real connection its just a one night of sex. but for some odd reason he goes into the predictable psycho stalker type. without even trying to have affair he just starts being odd which even for psychos makes no sense at all.
there's nothing thriller wise about this movie. nothing menacing or believable its all very tv movie tame sillyness.
i'm surprised they bothered to make it as its a standard story thats been done a thousand times better before.
is it worth watching - the answer is a easy NO. even if it was on tv your wasting your time.
poor movie.

Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
Movie God

Rating of
2.5/4

Give In - Then Look Out

Chris Kavan - wrote on 04/07/2015

When a husband cheats on his wife, she finds herself in a vulnerable place. Going out with her friend doesn't help - but the young stud across the street is easy on the eyes, articulate and helpful... one night things go too far - she tries to put the past behind her, but he becomes obsessed, violent and angry. And he won't let go.

The Boy Next Door is full of tropes you have seen before - and that's OK, as the director admits he made this as a kind of homage to the best erotic thrillers that came out of the 80s. This time, however, it's the mature woman who becomes the obsession of a dangerous, young man. Jennifer Lopez is too attractive by far to play the suburban mother/teacher - no matter how hard you try to dress her down, she's still J-Lo. Newcomer Ryan Guzman plays the hunky …

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