Based on Bret Easton Ellis's notorious 1991 novel, American Psycho follows the life of rich, handsome, soulless 27-year-old stockbroker Patrick Bateman (a perfectly cast Christian Bale) as he cavorts with his fellow Manhattan yuppies during the greed-drenched late '80s (as opposed to the greed-drenched late '90s?), then goes on murder sprees when nobody's looking. Director Harron and co-scenarist Guinevere Turner have… read more!
Movies Directed by Mary Harron (in alphabetical order)
Meandering, inoffensive biopic about 1950s pin-up queen Bettie Page, the sweet Christian gal from Nashville who went to New York to pursue acting and wound up the unwitting star of a legendary series of bondage photos for the brother-sister team of Irving and Paula Klaw. Harron and cowriter Guinevere Turner don't have much of a story to tell, but it's… read more!