Fatal Attraction is a thriller surrounding the events in Daniel Gallagher’s (Michael Douglas) successful and happy life in New York City. Daniel’s wonderful life turns upside down when he meets Alex Forrest (Glenn Close). In a moment of weakness, while Daniel’s family is out of town for a weekend, Daniel has an affair with Alex. When Alex begins to cling to him obsessively, this seemingly simple fling becomes a dangerous sequence of events.
This 1987 New York City thriller was nominated for four Golden Globes, and six Oscars. Actor Michael Douglas has starred in numerous shows and films including The Sentinel, You, Me, and Dupree, The American President, The In-Laws, Don’t Say a Word, and many others. Co-star Glenn Close recently starred in Damages, which also filmed in New York. Glenn Close has also been seen on The West Wing, Evening, The Stepford Wives, 102 Dalmations, Paradise Road, and many other television shows, plays, and films.
Take some time during your New York vacation to visit some memorable locations from this blockbuster. See the real location of Alex’s New York apartment at 675 Hudson Street. The building now houses stores, offices, and a dance studio. Also visit the restaurant where Daniel and Alex meet, Mr. Chow of New York, at 324 E. 57th Street. The apartment used for interior scenes in the city between Dan and Beth is at 838 West End Avenue.
If you are a fan of this movie and the locations featured on screen, hop on the NYC TV & Movie Tour to explore other popular locations from some of your other favorites.
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