Fatal Attraction Trivia
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Rewind ArchiveThe movie was originally to be called "Affairs Of The Heart" and then it was to be called "Diversions".
Thanks to Harvey SandersonThe family dog in the movie, a male, yellow labrador retriever, "Quincy" (his real-life name) lived in rural New Jersey with his owners/breeders until he died of natural causes in 1996 at 15.5 years. A self-proclaimed Quincy fan, director Adrian Lyne purchased a female puppy sired by the animal actor and took it to California for his family.
Rewind ArchiveGlenn Close played Alex Forrest in a sketch on "Saturday Night Live" when she hosted it in 1988.
Rewind ArchiveClose says that for years after the movie she was invited to speak at psychology seminars.
Rewind ArchiveAlex starts the film wearing white, but gradually switches to be wearing black towards the end. See also Dial M for Murder (1954), Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986).
Rewind ArchiveBased on a short film made for British TV which James Dearden wrote and directed.
Rewind ArchiveGlenn Close graduated from Rosemary Hall, an all-girls boarding school, the same year Michael Douglas graduated from the Choate School, an all-boys boarding school. The schools later combined to form Choate Rosemary Hall, which is co-ed.
Rewind ArchiveThe TV show that Ellen Hamilton Latzen is watching at the beginning of the movie is "You Can't Do That on Television" (1979).
Rewind ArchiveGlenn Close still has the knife she used in the movie hanging in her kitchen.
There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".
But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Fatal Attraction".
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1987 Paramount Pictures
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