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Indecent Proposal

The movie Indecent Proposal was based on the book Indecent Proposal.

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Movie details for Indecent Proposal

The movie was released in 1993 and directed by Adrian Lyne, who also directed Nine 1/2 Weeks (1986) and Lolita (1997). Indecent Proposal was produced by Paramount. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Robert Redford, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Seymour Cassel, Oliver Platt, Billy Bob Thornton, Rip Taylor, Billy Connolly, Joel Brooks, Pierre Epstein, Danny Zorn, Kevin West, Pamela Holt, Tommy Bash, Mariclare Costello, Curt Odle, Jedda Jones, Myra J., Edwonda White and James Migliore.

 

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One of the biggest teases in film history, this film's sensational plot finds a young wife (Demi Moore) solicited for sex by a wealthy bachelor (Robert Redford), for which the latter offers to pay a cool million bucks to her and her underachieving husband... Read More
One of the biggest teases in film history, this film's sensational plot finds a young wife (Demi Moore) solicited for sex by a wealthy bachelor (Robert Redford), for which the latter offers to pay a cool million bucks to her and her underachieving husband (Woody Harrelson). The two accept Redford's deal, and their marriage is ruined. The twist in the film, though, is that the sin doesn't lie with the rich guy, but rather with this unfocused, immature, equivocating couple who would do such a thing, naively believing it would get their lives on track. Director Adrian Lyne, who caused an even greater stir by filming Lolita (the one starring Jeremy Irons), thus pulls a kind of thinking person's bait and switch, promising something tawdry and then turning the story around so its focus is on a rite of passage for the estranged spouses. Still, Lyne has some peculiarly garish ideas at times: the final disposition of that million dollars is like a joke out of Monty Python. --Tom Keogh

Book details for Indecent Proposal

Indecent Proposal was written by Jack Englehard. The book was published in 1989 by ComteQ Publishing. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

 

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What would you do for a million dollars? This is the novel that spawned the blockbuster Paramount motion picture starring Robert Redford, Demi Moore & Woody Harrelson and had everyone asking "Would you do it?" But Hollywood's rendition of Jack Engelhard... Read More
What would you do for a million dollars?

This is the novel that spawned the blockbuster Paramount motion picture starring Robert Redford, Demi Moore & Woody Harrelson and had everyone asking "Would you do it?"

But Hollywood's rendition of Jack Engelhard's novel didn't tell the real story. Within Engelhard's Indecent Proposal: The Original Novel are the explosive Arab versus Jewish ingredients that are as volatile as today's Middle East headlines -- a part of the story that Hollywood wrote out of the film version!

In Atlantic City, after watching a major player lose and win back millions at the blackjack table, Joshua Kane and his wife Joan are presented with a devil's deal when they meet a rich Arab sultan who offers Joshua one million dollars in exchange for a night with Joan. But that night isn't the end of their entanglement.

Jew and Arab, the men are brothers even when murderously jealous. The Gentile woman is between them, but neither can wholly have her. The outcome will be a rupture of the fragile tolerance that unites the three descent into a bloody triangle.