Patrick Bateman: based on a true (famous) story.
5 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Famous Movie Scenes

#4. Christian Bale Used Tom Cruise’s Vapid Eyes as Inspiration for Patrick Bateman in American Psycho
Bale and the director of American Psycho, Mary Harron, discussed “how Martian-like Patrick Bateman was,” and how he was always “watching what people did and trying to work out the right way to behave.” Eventually, Bale found exactly that while watching David Letterman when Tom Cruise happened to be the guest. A strange thing Bale noticed about Tom Cruise was his “intense friendliness” that had “nothing behind the eyes.” Which is the nice way of saying, “Look at that creepy motherfucker. That guy is a goddamn corpse factory, I just know it.”

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Patrick Bateman: based on a true (famous) story.

5 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Famous Movie Scenes

#4. Christian Bale Used Tom Cruise’s Vapid Eyes as Inspiration for Patrick Bateman in American Psycho

Bale and the director of American Psycho, Mary Harron, discussed “how Martian-like Patrick Bateman was,” and how he was always “watching what people did and trying to work out the right way to behave.” Eventually, Bale found exactly that while watching David Letterman when Tom Cruise happened to be the guest. A strange thing Bale noticed about Tom Cruise was his “intense friendliness” that had “nothing behind the eyes.” Which is the nice way of saying, “Look at that creepy motherfucker. That guy is a goddamn corpse factory, I just know it.”

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