Fatal Attraction Movie Behind The Scenes

Making Fatal Attraction



Go behind the scenes on the 1987 Thriller movie starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer More Cast

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Barbara Hershey, Miranda Richardson and Debra Winger all turned down the role of Alex.
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Horror director, John Carpenter, was originally offered the chance to direct.
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Brian De Palma was originally slated to direct but he backed out because he feared that the story was too similar to Play Misty for Me (1971).

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Deleted Scenes

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Alternate Versions

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The original ending had Alex committing suicide while dressed in white, and Dan being arrested for her murder. It was changed when preview audiences felt that Alex was not brought to justice. In the other ending, Beth shoots Alex to death. The original ending still appears in the Japanese release. The ending was reshot in the worship room of the Unitarian church in Mt. Kisco, NY.

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1987 Paramount Pictures
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