|Michael Douglas||Dan Gallagher|
|Glenn Close||Alex Forrest|
|Anne Archer||Beth Gallagher|
|Ellen Hamilton Latzen||Ellen Gallagher|
|Meg Mundy||Joan Rogerson|
For Dan Gallagher, life is good. He is on the rise at his New York law firm, is happily married to his wife, Beth, and has a loving daughter. But, after a casual fling with a sultry book editor named Alex, everything changes. Jilted by Dan, Alex becomes unstable, her behavior escalating from aggressive pursuit to obsessive stalking. Dan realizes that his main problem is not hiding his affair, but rather saving himself and his family.