American Psycho (2000)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama

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A wealthy New York investment banking executive, Patrick Bateman, hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies.




  • Christian Bale in American Psycho (2000)
  • Christian Bale and Mary Harron in American Psycho (2000)
  • Christian Bale and Jared Leto in American Psycho (2000)
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  • Christian Bale in American Psycho (2000)
  • Christian Bale in American Psycho (2000)

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Looking for a way to create the character of Patrick Bateman, Christian Bale stumbled onto a Tom Cruise appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman (1993). According to Mary Harron, Bale saw in Cruise "this very intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes," and Bale subsequently based the character of Bateman... ...


Waiter #1: Our pasta this evening is squid ravioli in a lemon grass broth with goat cheese profiteroles, and I also have an arugula Caesar salad. For entrees this evening, I have swordfish meatloaf with onion marmalade, rare roasted partridge breast in ...
Waiter #2: ......


(at around 27 mins) Patrick Bateman stated that the Huey Lewis & The News album "Fore!" was released in 1987 when it actually was released in early 1986 as a follow up to their single "The Power of Love".


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Crime | Drama


Release Date:

14 April 2000


English, Spanish, Cantonese

Country of Origin

USA, Canada

Box Office


$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,961,015 (USA) (16 April 2000)


$15,070,285 (USA) (30 July 2000)

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