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The House of Yes (1997)

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A mentally unbalanced young woman (who thinks she's Jackie Kennedy) flips into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he's engaged.



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Complete credited cast:
Anthony Pascal
Mrs. Pascal (as Genevieve Bujold)
Young Marty (voice)


'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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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Casa do Sim  »

Box Office


$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Technical Specs



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Based on Edgar Allen Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher." See more »


The amount of wine in Jackie-O's glass varies improbably between shots while Marty is playing the piano. See more »


Jackie-O: We all have our secrets.
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I will never read film reviews again!
18 June 1999 | by (Baltimore, MD) – See all my reviews

This is the kind of movie that I would have ordinarily RUSHED to the movie theaters to see. It's got all the right elements: it's dark comedy, a great female lead, a bizarre storyline...Yet I read reviews that the movie disappoints so I was in no rush to see it. But I finally saw it last night and wow was it great! What terrific performances, esp. from Genevieve Bujold. Posey was as delightful as ever, and even Spelling was able to do a complete 180 in contrast to her usual Bev. Hills type. The dialogue was so witty yet dark. It's a two night rental so for the first time I think I'll see a movie twice in two days! I give this movie a 9 - I would give it a 10 if it weren't for the very predictable ending.

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