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The House of Yes (1997)

A mentally unbalanced young woman - who is convinced she is Jackie Kennedy - flies into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he is engaged.

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'Jackie-O' is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiancée. It soon becomes clear that 'Jackie-O's obsession is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother, as it also becomes clear she isn't the only member of the family with problems... Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Rated R for language, perverse sex-related situations, and an image of violence | See all certifications »

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10 October 1997 (USA)  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)

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$63,266 (USA) (10 October 1997)

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$617,403 (USA) (14 November 1997)
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Trivia

Parker Posey plays a woman who has a twin brother. In real life, Parker Posey actually has a twin brother Christopher Posey. See more »

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When Jackie-O says, "Goo is what makes it tape instead of paper," someone can be seen moving in the background (to the right), apparently attempting to get out of the shot. See more »

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Lesly: [about Marty's ex-girlfriend] Is she still here, in Washington?
Jackie-O: Very much so. I wonder...
Lesly: What?
Jackie-O: No, it's none of my business.
Lesly: What?
Jackie-O: Well, if he plans to get together with her while he's home.
Lesly: Why didn't he marry her?
Jackie-O: He couldn't.
Lesly: Why not?
Jackie-O: It was a family thing.
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Referenced in Beverly Hills, 90210: Skin Deep (1998) See more »

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Wonderful, Altmanesque: Nashville meets 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean
6 May 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A wonderful Altmanesque cross between Nashville and Come back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. This is one obsessive, compulsive, spread-eagled, dysfunctional play, extremely well written and very tight. Parker Posey's best performance yet and extremely well cast all around.

I can't recommend it highly enough. This is the kind of movie worth waiting years for!

Enjoy.


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