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The Glass House (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Thriller  |  14 September 2001 (USA)
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An orphaned teenager is taken in by a Malibu couple but discovers they aren't the caring friends they seemed to be.

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When Ruby Baker's parents are killed in a car accident, she and her brother, Rhett, must travel to Malibu, to live with Terrence and Erin Glass, their former neighbors. At first, all seems well. Ruby is making new friends at school and Rhett is getting more video games and flashy toys than he's ever had in his life. When Ruby speaks to her family's estate lawyer, he tells her that her parents have left Rhett and her $4 million. Suddenly, Ruby begins to notice odd behavior from Terry and Erin. Written by Robert Rosado <valentine@love-hurts.org>

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Rated PG-13 for sinister thematic elements, violence, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,738,448 (USA) (14 September 2001)

Gross:

$17,951,431 (USA) (16 November 2001)
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Kip Pardue was to play Leelee Sobieski's love interest, but his character was deleted. See more »

Goofs

When Ruby gets out of the car after Terry touches her shoulder, the crane supporting the moonlight is visible. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
E.B.: [leaving movie] Scared the living crap out of me!
Ruby Baker: Meryl Streep, that girl was not.
Zoe: Who's Meryl Streep?
Tasha: Oh, Zoe, she's like Katie Holmes to our parents, okay?
E.B.: So, what's next ladies?
Ruby Baker: I have to go home.
E.B.: No!
Ruby Baker: Yeah, make... make that a that a block from home. I can't have another close encounter with my parents. They think I'm home in bed...
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The first few images of the film appear as if they are made of glass. See more »

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Awesome!
21 July 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I loved "The Glass House" so much I went out and bought it! I loved the house because it made the whole movie alittle scarier and lestened the places the kids would have to hide. The end was the most freakiest because Terry,well lets just say he resembles a zombie more than ever. I Loved THIS!


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