The House of Usher (1989)

R  |   |  Horror  |  13 April 1989 (USA)
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An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, however, that ... See full summary »


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Cast overview:
Walter Usher
Romy Windsor ...
Molly McNulty
Rufus Swart ...
Ryan Usher
Norman Coombes ...
Clive Derrick
Anne Stradi ...
Mrs. Derrick
Carole Farquhar ...
Philip Godawa ...
Dr. Bailey (as Philip Godewa)
Lenorah Ince ...
Jonathan Fairbirn ...


An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, however, that Roderick's brother Walter has gone insane, and Roderick himself isn't far behind. Can Ryan and Molly escape from the doomed mansion before the curse of Usher claims them as well? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <>

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The Fall of the House of Usher  »

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The main title theme (which is also played several times throughout the movie) is actually the main title theme from Gary Chang's score for John Frankenheimer's film 52 Pick-Up (1986). See more »


Version of Satanás de todos los horrores (1974) See more »


Written by Mavis and Bob Esty
Performed by Mavis
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this wasn't all that great
4 November 2002 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

There are only a few parts in the movie I liked. the rest wasn't even scary at all. The acting was good but I really didn't care for this story to be updated. I guess the gore was OK. The music was ok. It was to 80's. Over all I don't really recommend this movie to anyone cause it just wasn't worth watching. It really didn't catch my attention at all. Maybe if your board watch it but thats it.

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