The Boy Next Door

The Boy Next Door

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Jennifer Lopez stars as Claire Peterson, a high school literature teacher struggling to get back in the dating game after separating from her cheating husband. When handsome and charismatic nineteen year old Noah moves in next door, Claire has a moment of weakness that leads to an extremely intense and intimate night together. Noah's attraction quickly turns into a dangerous, violent obsession, forcing Claire to her limits as she protects her world from being torn apart.
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: BOY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 1 hour 31 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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video file,DVD video,region 1

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rslade
May 23, 2017

Answers the question "just how stupid can you be?" ...

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avantmegan
May 18, 2017

Boring and a drag to watch. Lopez movies went downhill after Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner, and Enough. I definitely would not recommend this movie

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Feb 24, 2017

A new boy moves in next to a high school teacher’s house. Claire has a son and she had just recently divorced her husband. The boy, whose name is Noah and played by Ryan Guzman, slowly becomes very good friends with the high school teacher, whose name is Claire Peterson and played by Jennifer Lopez. However, this friendship may not have been the best one as it progresses into something that is not good for Claire. Noah is not the good, polite young man she may have thought he was, but is more violent and dangerous than she could have ever imagined.
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jun 11, 2016

Steamy. Good for a movie filmed in 22 days. From a business perspective, it's a successful movie since only $4M was spent but it grossed >$30M. JLo did a good job with the varying emotions. Not recommended for ages < 16 yrs old because the depicted behavior is illegal in Canada under that age.

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britprincess1ajax
Apr 11, 2016

What a load. THE BOY NEXT DOOR was embarrassingly lacklustre. I actually feel bad for Jennifer Lopez for being in it. Gone are the days of tasteful thrillers like OUT OF SIGHT for her. THE BOY NEXT DOOR was boring and slow and ridiculously overslathered gunk. I recommend that nobody watch it. You can't get that time back.

Franln Feb 15, 2016

Entertaining movie. Reminds me of thrillers such as Fatal Attraction & Obsessed. J-Lo is beautiful of course.

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JackamoJames
Nov 19, 2015

I could swear I saw this movie a couple years ago with Lopez...cant remember the name but its damn near identical ...anyhow, your basic TV movie of the week that has been done to death...if you are NEW to this type of movie then you might enjoy it for what it is.

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Loge99
Oct 05, 2015

Jennifer Lopez plays a woman who makes every stupid mistake possible. Not sure why she wanted to produce such a weak script and act as such a foolish woman. One frequently wishes she would expire at the next foolish act.

Parineeta Sep 16, 2015

Leaving aside the faux-thriller theme and its glorified line reading by most of the line-readers in this lifetime-esque film's cast, it actually made me want to go take some ninjutsu and taekwondo lessons. Seriously, at some point during the film, I paused and actually googled these martial arts as well as some life-hack survival tips...a girl needs to know that when she crosses paths with a deranged psychopathic neanderthal masquerading as a human...she has a bit of flying kick and hogtying skills in her arsenal. And unlike Claire (Jennifer Lopez), when I one-and-done slap a psycho with a wrench he needs to stay down for the count. Just saying.

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sarajean25
Sep 03, 2015

Garbage.

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emily_marmar
Jul 21, 2015

emily_marmar thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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