Bad Moviethon – #35 – Fatale

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Fatale 2020 47%
After a wild one-night stand, a successful sports agent watches his perfect life slowly disappear when he discovers the sexy and mysterious woman he risked everything for is a determined police detective who entangles him in her latest investigation. As he desperately tries to put the pieces together, he falls deeper into her trap, risking his family, his career, and even his life..

I haven’t done one of these since I watched Playing For Keeps. Wait. It was Desperados I did last, I just forgot to number it!

Anyway, it’s Valentine’s Day, so you get two movies – a thriller and a straight-up romance.

First up is Fatale, a relatively new movie released at the end of last year.

This movie has a 47% so it meets my below 50% requirement. It may change when more people review it, but…I always have time for Michael Ealy (and it’s still a bad movie. Sorry, Michael).


The beginning of the movie is all very sleek and shot like a never-ending music video. These are well-off people living a decent life.

Except, our leading man Derek and his wife, Tracie, are having trouble. Naturally, his best friend takes his ring at a Vegas party and encourages him to have a fling.

Somehow, Derek is intrigued by Hilary Swank’s terrible dancing. They proceed to dance terribly together and even though there is limited chemistry, something sparks and they spend the night together. Next morning, she puts his phone in a safe and refuses to tell him the combination until he gives her ‘more’.

Instead of calling security and getting the heck outta there, he obliges. See now, Derek, anything else that happens to you after this point is your own damn fault.

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