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The Glass House (2001)

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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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Uncle Jack
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Storyline

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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friend | death | car | car accident | glass | See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

14 September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Glass House  »

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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Trivia

The original cut ran for almost three hours. See more »

Goofs

When Ruby is stealing Terry's car she starts the motor in the garage. When they show the dash and gauges the oil pressure is at zero and the warning light is on. Again when she is driving the car and her brother is changing the radio station the dash is shown again and the oil pressure is still at zero. 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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Crazy Credits

The first few images of the film appear as if they are made of glass. See more »

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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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The Glass House
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11 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

very predictable movie. Sobieski played a good part, very good actress but not very well placed in this film actually too good an actress for this film. Skarsgard played a good but predictable bad guy, and Lane an obvious junkie. that god i only rented this film not worth buying. a house on haunted hill/13 ghosts film with the house, but not with the quality of the film. sad but sorry 2*


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