Bad Influence1990

| Gallery | Quotes
Bad Influence
Directed by:
Curtis Hanson

"Bad Influence" (also known as "Cattive compagnie", "Todfreunde - Bad Influence", "Todfreunde") is a Drama/Thriller film directed by Curtis Hanson, released on March 09 of 1990 in the USA . Rob Lowe and James Spader are starring, alongside Lisa Zane, Marcia Cross, Rosalyn Landor and Tony Maggio.

Who directed "Bad Influence":

Bad Influence was directed by Curtis Hanson, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Bad Influence, Curtis Hanson had directed The Bedroom Window, released in 1987, Losin' It (1983), The Little Dragons (1980), Sweet Kill (1973). Since, he directed The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, released in 1992, The River Wild (1994), L.A. Confidential (1997), 8 Mile (2002), In Her Shoes (2005), and Lucky You (2007).

What was the release date of "Bad Influence":

Bad Influence was first released on Friday, March 09, 1990, in the United States. Also released on Friday, March 09, 1990 has been Love at Large (dir. Alan Rudolph). This was twenty-nine (29) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, October 05, 1990 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 19, 1990 in France; Thursday, June 21, 1990 in Germany; Friday, September 07, 1990 in Spain and on Thursday, April 12, 1990 in Australia.

Who is at the casting of "Bad Influence":

At the casting of Bad Influence we find Rob Lowe, previously seen in Masquerade (1988) and Square Dance (1987); James Spader (The Rachel Papers (1989), Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)); Lisa Zane (Gross Anatomy (1989), Heart of Dixie (1989)) [ more... ]

  • Grand L. Bush and Jay Della also worked together in Lethal Weapon 2, released in 1989.

What is the Storyline of "Bad Influence":

Michael, a shy, socially awkward doormat, meets the extroverted Alex, who teaches him to be assertive and take risks. Things go too far, however, when they go on a drug-fueled robbery spree and assault a coworker Michael dislikes. When Michael wants out, Alex becomes angry and tries to destroy Michael's life: He steals all of Michael's possessions and frames him for murder.


Message board

No message has yet been posted about Bad Influence.

Start a Topic


There is no image yet.

Explore more

3 messages - What i don't understand is why did the whole movie go on with Rachel being the one wanting to kill them. We see how they found Rachel's medicine...

Help me understand the ending (spoiler)
28 messages - Ok... at the end of the movie, why does the lawyer give him a chance to choose.... either way isnt he going to be sentenced to death?? did the lawyer...

Grave Robber
2 messages - The Grave Robber in the opening scene did an excellent job for a low budget... His facial and body movement was right on!! Good job!!...

Big disapointment coming!
8 messages - I am a big fan of DragonBall and DragonBall Z and when I read about the making of this movie, I was pretty excited, but worried too. Now I just...

( 1977 )Bad
Directed by: J. Johnson, starring C. Foxe, M. Anton, C. Roskam, C. Baker...

( 1899 )A Bad (K)night

The Bad and the Beautiful( 1952 )The Bad and the Beautiful
Directed by: V. Minnelli, starring L. Turner, K. Douglas, W. Pidgeon, D. Powell...

Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans( 2009 )Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Resources: Epic Productions Inc., Producers Representative Organization, Sarliu/Diamant, Wikipedia and contributions from movie fans. Anyone can submit additionnal information and corrections, you can post a message into the forum, or you can contact me by e-mail. Information and materials are submitted by users and thus may not always contain up-to-date and correct information, so do not hesite to report mistakes, and submit corrections.Thank you!. Direct editing is no longer available, sorry.

  • Due to health issues, this site has been maintained on and off during the last few years. Some information is outdated, and I am trying to fix things progressively. Thank you in advance for your indulgence -The Webmaster-
  • Messages posted at this site are the sole opinion and responsibility of the poster. In no way will be liable or responsible for their content. If you believe something is inappropriate please do not hesitate to report it.
  • Information available at this site are based on the contributions submitted movie fans (visitors, registered members). I cannot guarantee the validity, accuracy or reliability of the information found here. If there are mistakes, or outdated information, I truly apologize. You can use the contact form to submit additional information. Thank you!