Other mistake: After Dan visits his wife in the hospital, he goes to Alex's apartment. In the scene where he's chasing Alex and crashes into the glass door, shattering it, look closely at his face and you'll see it's not Michael Douglas but a stunt double. A few seconds later when they are struggling in the kitchen, look again and you'll see the same stunt double.
The 1987 classic thriller Fatal Attraction features Glenn Close as the manipulative and dangerous Alex Forrest, a mentally unstable woman who participates in an steamy affair with family man Dan Gallagher, played by Michael Douglas. Things quickly deteriorate and become violent when Dan tries to end their relationship and return to his wife and daughter, culminating in a deadly showdown! Notable for its portrayal of Borderline Personality Disorder/stalking behaviors, Glenn Close makes for a memorably disturbed character that drives others to their breaking point as they try to deal with her obsession.
Trivia: The opera that Glenn Close buys the tickets for is Madame Butterfly. That is the song she is listening to when we see the first signs that she is losing it. Note: At the end of Madame Butterfly the heroine kills herself over a lover. In the director's cut of Fatal Attraction Glenn Close cuts her throat in the bathroom of Michael Douglas' house thereby killing herself over a lover.
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