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Irresistible (2005)




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A paranoid housewife finds that her worst fears are merely dwarfed be the terrifying reality of her dangerous obsession in director Ann Turner's psychologically bent study in fear starring Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, and Emily Blunt. Convinced that her husband's beautiful co-worker Mara (Blunt) is seeking to rob her of her family and steal her identity, Sophie Hartley (Sarandon) finds nothing but incredulous stares when she voices her concern to her disbelieving family and friends. As Sophie struggles to maintain her slipping sanity and the grip of paranoia continues to tighten its constricting grip, her acute obsession finds Sophie becoming her own worst nightmare.

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Susan Sarandon
as Sophie Hartley
Sam Neill
as Craig
Emily Blunt
as Mara Toufiey
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Critic Reviews for Irresistible

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

The good bits work with such smoothness that each lapse in logic and continuity hits you with a dizzying thud. And there are many.

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Writer-director Ann Turner sets the plotwheels clanking along in traditional manner without a hint of subtlety.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
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The scenes of physical suspense are crudely handled, and the story essentially stalls for 90 minutes in its first act.

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Pic flirts with Hitchcockian touches, but inappropriate application of techniques fails narrative's specific needs.

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The problem is the story and direction. Basically, the way the story is told. It plays upon stereotypes and has a twist you can see coming from a mile away. And oh, that ending.

May 15, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

For all intents and purposes, "Irresistible" is a bad film in good film's clothing - looks appealing on the outside but on the inside its as hollow as an Easter egg.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Irresistible


As others have commented, this really does have the straight-to-dvd feel to it despite the good cast. I had never heard of it, but it was on TV so gave it a go. It moves slowly in the beginning and wasn't too sure about it, but as it moves on, and then with the two twists at the end, I was glad I stuck with it. Can't really say too much and give it away, but it was interesting and I wasn't quite sure which of the two ladies were delusional until the very end.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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Sam Neil, Emily Blunt and Susan Sarandon: A brilliant cast but not such a brilliant movie! i mean yes you were getting twists and surprises right till the end but not great, its a bit dragged out and long winded that it just gets a bit boring, i like the concept of the story its pretty good but not a suspense thrilller that i liked could have been done better! Sam Neil looked Hot!!

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