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The House of Usher (2006)

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Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of ... See full summary »

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Jill Michaelson
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Mrs. Thatcher
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Rupert Johnson (as Stephen C. Fischer)
Danielle McCarthy ...
Maddy Usher
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Nurse Lambert
Robin Kurian ...
Shay
Jason Fields ...
Club Guy
Jamey Jasta ...
Mini Cooper Guy
Ann Howland ...
Edith (as Ann Richardson Howland)
Henry Ebinger ...
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Tim Hancock ...
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Nicholas Lapolla ...
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Patricia Durisin Barbera ...
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Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of Maddy's death. Her last wish was for Jill to attend her funeral. Conflicted, Jill returns to the house of Usher, a remote New England enclave. Her love affair with Rick is rekindled as she learns he suffers from the same malady that robbed his twin sister, Maddy, of her sharp mind before taking her life. His affliction is manifested in a rare nerve condition, which renders him hyper-sensitive. Under the watchful eye of the caretaker, Nurse Thatcher, Jill appears to be haunted by the ghost of Maddy, and the secret of the house of Usher is exposed Written by Anonymous

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ghost | funeral | secret | death | caretaker | See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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15 September 2006 (USA)  »

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$130,000 (estimated)
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Judy Allan Poe, a descendant of Edgar Allan Poe, took part in the funeral scene. See more »

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25 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must say, I'm not really a fan of Poe, but after this film.. Woh, I am now.. This film was great! The feel brought me back to the time of Alfred Hitchcock! I love this film! Ms. Thatcher was an amazing touch! What to say about this film? It's a great film, especially when you don't know the plot. Thats how I went in and I loved it!

The acting is very good. Austin and Izabella are very great in this film. I for one, am not a Izabella fan, only seeing her in Forsaken. But was pretty impressed. I wonder why she hasn't broken out yet. And Austin Nichols was a very nice addition. He made a great choice of the character, but felt he could've been less wooden. Other than that, great watch! I suggest this to everyone!


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