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House IV (1992)

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

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

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 supposibly 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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Trivia

The set/house depicted early on as the cult house bears a remarkable resemblance to the family's haunted house in Bad Dreams(1988). See more »

Quotes

Burke: Roger you're making a big mistake.
Roger Cobb: Well if I am, then I'm prepared to live with it. You on the other hand, have to live with that hat.
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Follows House II: The Second Story (1987) See more »

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Pizza Man
Written by Harry Manfredini and Lewis Abernathy
Published by Almaviva Music Ltd.
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User Reviews

 
Knock this house down!!!
22 December 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a terrible movie. This is one of those films that you show to film-students to teach them how NOT to make a horror movie.

Flat looking, with a total disregard for creating any sort of atmosphere and a script that reads like it was banged out in an hour.

The second act of this masterpiece (out of nowhere) dives head first into some Full Moon style Comedy/Horror that's so painful, even Charles Band himself couldn't replicate it's sheer awfulness (at least his is fun).

This particular film held a bit of interest for me, as it was never released in Australia until DVD in 2002. After finally wasting $4 and watching it, I found out why.

Horror movie schlock-meister Sean S. Cunningham (Friday the 13th) was a producer on this dreck. He must of hit someone's kid with a car to have been forced into sinking money into this garbage, as you'd hope that after being in the biz that long, he would have come up with better schemes for tax write-offs.

Another interesting little footnote is the director Lewis Abernathy later appeared in the 1996 blockbuster Titanic. I'm sure you people can think of better ironic sinking ship jokes than I can be bothered writing.


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