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Open House (1987)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  1 October 1987 (USA)
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Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. ... See full summary »

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Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. Unfortunately, his lover is a real estate agent, and when it becomes clear that the madman is getting information for his kills from her discarded home listings, they both become endangered. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Adrienne Barbeau acted in this movie so she she could pay her son's tuition fees. See more »

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Adrienne Barbeau: When's the last time that you so much as read the ingredients on a can of deodorant?
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I would hate to be a real estate agent
31 May 2011 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I assume that they made "Open House" with the sole aim of appealing to teenage boys, although it doesn't have as much nudity as I hoped for. While the plot has a weirdo killing people in houses for sale, I mostly derived that realty must be one of the most unpleasant jobs. Not because of anything that happens in the movie (there's nothing to take seriously here), but because I would hate to have a job where I have to bend the truth all the time, with no guarantee of success. When I think of realty, I think of "Glengarry Glen Ross" and Annette Bening's character in "American Beauty".

Anyway, "Open House" is nothing special, but still kind of fun to watch. I've always wondered if Adrienne Barbeau's hairdo qualifies as an afro.

PS: Jag Mundhra is now making a movie about Sonia Gandhi.


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