A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.

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Storyline

Roger Cobb is a Vietnam vet whose career as a horror novelist has taken a turn for the worse when his son Jimmy mysteriously disappears while visiting his aunt's house. Roger's search for Jimmy destroys his marriage and his writing career. The sudden death of his aunt brings Roger back to the house where his nightmares began. The evil zombies in the house force Roger to endure a harrowing journey into his past. Written by Arthur de Boom <Raindance26@yahoo.com>

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28 February 1986 (USA)  »

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House: Ding Dong, You're Dead  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,445,000 (USA)
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The next door neighbor, Harold, is played by George Wendt who best known for his role as Norm on Cheers (1982). House II: The Second Story (1987) features an appearance by John Ratzenberger who played Norm's best friend Cliff. See more »

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When Roger escorts the cops to the front door, he says 'My gun' and we see the cupboard door under the stairs is ajar. But when he closes the front door behind the cops the next shot shows the cupboard now closed. See more »

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Referenced in The American Nightmare (2000) See more »

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You're No Good
by Clint Ballard Jr.
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Great moive!
22 August 1999 | by (burlington, Ont Canada) – See all my reviews

What can I say about house...A classic. it had a perfect mix of horror and some really funny comedy as well. Richard Moll from that old Tv show night court played the PERFECT bad guy. Great film rent it today.


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