“Sleeping with the Enemy” is a 1991 thriller movie directed by Joseph Ruben. It stars Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, and Kevin Anderson in lead roles.
Synopsis: The movie follows the story of a woman named Laura Burney, who is in an abusive marriage with her wealthy and controlling husband, Martin. After faking her own death in a boating accident, Laura moves to a small town in Iowa and starts a new life under a new identity. However, Martin soon discovers that she is still alive and begins to track her down, leading to a thrilling confrontation.
Awards: The movie was nominated for one Academy Award and one MTV Movie Award. It won the BMI Film & TV Award for Best Music in a Feature Film.
Overall, “Sleeping with the Enemy” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising Julia Roberts' performance and the suspenseful plot, while others criticized it for being formulaic and overly reliant on cliches. Despite this, the movie was a commercial success, grossing over $174 million worldwide.
|Directed by||Joseph Ruben|
|Produced by||Leonard Goldberg|
|Screenplay by||Ronald Bass|
|Based on||Sleeping with the Enemy
by Nancy Price
|Starring||Julia Roberts, Patrick Bergin, Kevin Anderson,|
|Music by||Jerry Goldsmith|
|Edited by||George Bowers|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Release date||February 8, 1991 (United States)|
|Running time||97 minutes|
|Box office||$175 million|