House IV (1992)

R  |  Video  |   |  Fantasy, Horror, Thriller  |  29 January 1992 (USA)
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Roger Cobb (William Katt) is killed in a car accident. His family must move into the house that has haunted him for several years. Soon the family begins to experience scary and unexplained phenomena.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Terri Treas ...
Kelly Cobb
Scott Burkholder ...
Verna Klump
Melissa Clayton ...
Laurel Cobb
Ned Romero ...
John Santucci ...
Mark Gash ...
Mr. Grosso
Annie O'Donnell ...
Pizza Man
Yardsale Woman (as Carolyn Mignani)
Yardsale Man


Following a disagreement with Roger Cobb (played by William Katt) and his brother Roger and his new wife and young daughter decide to keep the old and supposedly haunted family home. When driving back to town, Roger is killed in a car accident. His family move into the old home. Inside the house, widow and her daughter experience bizarre and frightening events, while they all ready have to deal with the pressures of selling the Cobb home to a mysterious group. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Rated R for language and fantasy/horror violence | See all certifications »

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29 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

House 4  »

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This film is actually the third movie in the "House" series. When the unrelated The Horror Show (1989) adopted the title "House 3" in both the UK and Australia, the producers of this film opted to call it 'House IV' to avoid confusion. See more »


Laurel Cobb: Oh my god! Anchovies?
Kelly Cobb: [after a pizza comes to live, Kelly beats it up and throws it in the garbage disposal] There! No more anchovies!
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Follows The Horror Show (1989) See more »


Pizza Man
Written by Harry Manfredini and Lewis Abernathy
Published by Almaviva Music Ltd.
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Best of the 4 (In my opinion.)
11 April 2000 | by (Yucaipa,CA) – See all my reviews

Many people believe that "HOUSE 1" was a classic horror film and had a great deal of style...but they are sadly mistaken. The first House is the weakest of the series and is one of the most boring horror films ever made, but you gotta give 'em credit for trying to make it decent. Then came "HOUSE 2" a much better film, not scary, but entertaining, and occasionally funny.

For a long time people were trying to find "HOUSE 3", but all they had were House 1,2, and 4. "THE HORROR SHOW" was filmed as "HOUSE 3" and still is known as that film. Then came this, the best of the 4 films. (Well, at least I thought so.)This film has a style that no horror film has captured, a suspense very few horror films have surpassed, and a plot that very few writers could come up with.

A widow and her paralyzed daughter move into the house that their husband/dad left them. Suddenly weird things start happening, to them and everyone around. Great performances by Teri Treas, Denny Dillon, Mellissa Clayton, and of course William Katt form the first "HOUSE" (He doesn't play the same Roger though.)Suspenseful, great story, acting, and music score. **** out of *****.

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