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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Kelly Cobb
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Burke
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Verna Klump
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Lee
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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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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

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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Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Cemetery Man (2009) See more »

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Concerto Di Grosso
Adapted from themes of the Piano Concerto #21
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as W.A. Mozart)
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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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