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Love Object (2003)



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Robert Parigi writes and directs the low-budget horror movie Love Object. Technical writer Kenneth (Desmond Harrington) is too shy to reveal his attraction to co-worker Lisa (Melissa Sagemiller). He's only able to relax after ordering Nikki, a Lisa-lookalike sex doll with realistic anatomy. The new, sexually fullfilled Kenneth develops the confidence to talk to the real-life Lisa, but Nikki gets jealous. Kenneth starts to confuse reality with fantasy, leading to violence and gore. Rip Torn and Udo Kier appear in a cameo roles. Love Object premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2003.


Rip Torn
as Mr. Novak
Udo Kier
as Radley
John Burns
as Porn Store Clerk
Ellen Greene
as Typing Pool Supervisor
Bryan Crump
as Mysterious Delivery Guy
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Critic Reviews for Love Object

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (14)

The sort of clumsy undertaking that trips up everyone and everything in it.

May 28, 2004 | Full Review…

The comedy falls flat and the only real horror is having to sit through the whole damn thing.

May 22, 2004 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Feels so depressingly vacant that it registers less as a film than as a pointed lesson in what not to do in the wacky world of non-traditional dating.

May 9, 2004 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

Droll and modestly creepy horror film.

May 6, 2004 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The movie reaches with increasing desperation toward humor and grisly sadism, and the mood is broken.

April 23, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

While some pedestrian camerawork and spotty acting from supporting players deflate Love Object, it has enough juice -- and a surprising twist -- to keep fans of the slow-burn horror genre enthralled.

April 22, 2004 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Love Object

What does an office worker living a dull, routine life without friends or a woman do?? Orders one of the life-like silicone love dolls and models it after a female co-worker. More of a hilariously dark psychological thriller than straight-out horror, this is one interesting and deranged film that's unsettling, especially when the main character Kenneth begins to suspect his love-doll "Nikki" is becoming jealous. The addition of a manipulating sex doll always turns the fun level up in any film. Funny and gory. Photobucket

El Hombre Invisible
El Hombre Invisible

Super Reviewer

Top notch, psychotic performance by Desmond Harrington in a movie that doesn't pull it's punches. The anti-May movie, for people who like their villains, whether you feel sorry for them or not, not to be the heroes.

Christopher  Brown
Christopher Brown

Super Reviewer

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