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Bad Influence (1990)

R
99 min | Drama, Thriller

Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He ...See moreMichael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces himself as Alex, and the two go out to an under- ground club. Within a matter of days, Alex wheedles his way into Michael's life and turns it upside down, and Michael doesn't realize that Alex is a dangerous sociopath until it's too late. Written by Denise P. Meyer See less
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$ 7,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 3,822,019
Gross (USA)
$ 12,626,043
Gross (World)
$ 12,626,043
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Mar 9, 1990 (United States)

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51 cast members
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James Spader
Michael Boll Michael Boll   See fewer
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Lisa Zane
Claire Claire   See fewer
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Marcia Cross
Ruth Fielding Ruth Fielding   See fewer
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Tony Maggio
Patterson Patterson   See fewer
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Palmer Lee Todd
Naked Woman Naked Woman   See fewer
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Sunny Smith
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Susan Lee Hoffman
Karen, Woman in Bar Karen, Woman in Bar   See fewer
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Jeff Kaake
Willie, Man in Bar Willie, Man in Bar   See fewer
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Christian Clemenson
Pismo Boll Pismo Boll   See fewer
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Charisse Glenn
Stylish Eurasian Woman Stylish Eurasian Woman   See fewer
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Jay Della
Chez Jay Bartender Chez Jay Bartender   See fewer
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Inger Lorre
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Alex Kirst
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Jet Freedom
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Cliff D.
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Sam Merrick
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Grand L. Bush
Club Bartender Club Bartender   See fewer
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David Duchovny
Club Goer with Glasses Club Goer with Glasses   See fewer
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Claire's Friend Claire's Friend   See fewer
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Michael Kristick
Bouncer Bouncer   See fewer
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Bianca Rossini
Bumped Woman Bumped Woman   See fewer
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Lilyan Chauvin
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Leslie Bernard Joseph
Stylish Woman's Husband Stylish Woman's Husband   See fewer
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Belle Avery
Gallery Bartender Gallery Bartender   See fewer
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John Mahon
Dr. Fielding Dr. Fielding   See fewer
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Joyce Meadows
Mrs. Fielding Mrs. Fielding   See fewer
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Wanda Norman
French Woman French Woman   See fewer
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Said Faraj
Clerk Clerk   See fewer
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Sachi Parker
Michael's Neighbor Michael's Neighbor   See fewer
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Kelly Miracco
Receptionist (as Kelly Miller) Receptionist (as Kelly Miller)   See fewer
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Christina Cocek
Carol, Female Executive Carol, Female Executive   See fewer
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Arguing Man Arguing Man   See fewer
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Tilli
Arguing Woman (as Tilghman Branner) Arguing Woman (as Tilghman Branner)   See fewer
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Joey Miyashima
Man at Tar Pit Man at Tar Pit   See fewer
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Dominique Jennings
Woman at Tar Pit Woman at Tar Pit   See fewer
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Kellie Delkeskamp
Club Dancer (as Kelly Delksekamp) Club Dancer (as Kelly Delksekamp)   See fewer
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Sarah Elgart
Club Dancer Club Dancer   See fewer
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Keith McDaniel
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Stacy Versier
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Adrienne Leigh
Gorgeous Blonde Gorgeous Blonde   See fewer
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Alicia Arden
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Bob Casper
Volleyball Player (uncredited) Volleyball Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rik Fox
Rocker At Bar (uncredited) Rocker At Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Todd Simmons
Man with Gorgeous Blonde (uncredited) Man with Gorgeous Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 6,503 votes