American Psycho (film)

American Psycho is a 2000 AmericanCanadian black comedy psychological thrillerhorror film cowritten and directed by Mary Harron, based on Bret Easton Elliss 1991 novel of the same name. It stars Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Chlo Sevigny, Samantha Mathis, Cara Seymour, Justin Theroux, and Reese Witherspoon.

Patrick Bateman is a wealthy investment banker living in Manhattan in 1987. His life revolves around dining at trendy restaurants while keeping up appearances for his fiance, Evelyn, and for his circle of wealthy and shallow associates, most of whom he dislikes. Bateman describes the material accoutrements of his lifestyle his daily morning exercise and beautification routine, his music collection including performers such as Huey Lewis and the News, Phil Collins, and Whitney Houston, his taste for expensive designer clothes, and the lavish couture of his apartment.Bateman and his associates flaunt their business cards in a display of vanity. Enraged by the superiority of coworker Paul Allens card, Bateman murders a homeless man and his dog. At a Christmas party, Bateman makes plans to have dinner with Paul, with Paul mistaking Bateman for Marcus Halberstram. Bateman gets Paul drunk and lures him back to his apartment. While playing Hip to Be Square on the stereo, explaining to Paul his opinion and understanding of the song, and while wearing a rain coat, Bateman ambushes Paul and murders him with an axe. He disposes of Pauls body, then goes to Pauls apartment to stage the situation so that others believe Paul has run off to London. Bateman is met by Donald Kimball, a detective investigating the disappearance. ........

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