American Psycho

American Psycho (2000)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy Horror, Psychological Horror Film, Satire, Slasher Film  |   Release Date - Apr 13, 2000  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - R
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American Psycho is a 2000 American black comedy-horror film co-written and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Ellis's 1991 novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Samantha Mathis, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux, and Reese Witherspoon.

Producer Edward R. Pressman purchased the film rights to the novel in 1992. After discussions with David Cronenberg fell through, Harron was brought on to direct and cast Bale in the lead role. Lionsgate acquired worldwide distribution in 1997 and temporarily replaced Harron and Bale with Oliver Stone as director and Leonardo DiCaprio portraying Patrick Bateman. DiCaprio left in favor of The Beach and Harron and Bale were brought back. American Psycho debuted at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000, and was released theatrically on April 14, 2000. The film received generally positive reviews and was a financial success, with critics mainly praising the screenplay and Christian Bale's performance.

Movie Info

Budget

$7,000,000

Box Office

$34,266,564

Tags

1980s, American, Bale, Child Of Divorce, Cult, Cult Film, Dark, Dark Comedy, Film Based On A Novel, Harron, Harvard Business School, Independent, Leonardo Dicaprio, Literary, Mind-Bending/Experimental, Psychological Thriller, Psychopath, Satire, Serial Killer, Unreliable Narrator, Violent, Voice Imitation, White Collar

Attributes

Based On: American Psycho
Filming Location: New York City, Toronto
Narrative Location: New York City
Subject: careerism, consumerism, high society, identity, insanity, masculinity, misogyny, psychopathy, serial killer
Time Period: 1987

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