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New York yuppies try to bump off a sweet old lady for her rent-controlled apartment in Brooklyn. Alex (Stiller) and Nancy (Barrymore), however, didn't start out as would-be assassins in the name of real estate. After moving into a picture-perfect duplex downstairs from Mrs. Connell, they discover that, although very old and in poor health, she still manages a host of irksome behaviors. With her health not declining nearly fast enough, the senior-crazed couple are driven to desperate measures. Stiller is top-notch and Barrymore a worthy co-star despite a far-fetched plot that revenge comedy specialist/director DeVito ultimately doesn't sell.

Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91521-1120, Toll-free: 800-723-4763, URL:

Available on Running time 88 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

New York, New York, Marriage, Growing Older, Black Comedy, Writers, Real Estate
Larry Doyle
Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein, Justin Theroux, Robert Wisdom, Amber Valletta, James Remar, Maya Rudolph, Swoosie Kurtz, Wallace Shawn
Anastas Michos
Danny DeVito
David Newman
David M. Kelson, Lynzee Klingman, Mario R. Ventenilla, Joseph G. Aulisi, Robin Standefer
Ben Stiller, Nancy Juvonen, Drew Barrymore, Stuart Cornfeld, Jeremy Kramer, Red Hour, Flower Films, Miramax Films

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Duplex was a weird movie. It was funny, but not your typical comedy, in my opinion. Drew Berrymore and Ben Stiller star in Duplex. They are both funny and I felt that they had good chemistry together. The movie wasn't that long, maybe about an hour and a half. It's probably not one of my favorite movies. I guess I was a bit disappointed with the movie. I thought it would have been funnier. It was still an okay movie though. I probably wouldn't go out and buy it though.