4.6/10
293
4 user 3 critic

Murder in My House (2006)

TV-PG | | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | TV Movie 6 May 2006
A retired lawyer investigates a murder that occurred in the house he has just moved into with his daughter, unaware the killer is watching him.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A young California surfer has to grow up in a hurry when he is thrown into a Peruvian political prison in 1980.

Director: Camilo Vila
Stars: John Robinson, Michael DeLorenzo, Alex Meraz
Eva II (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Starring Vincent Regan (Clash of the Titans, 300), Michael Ironside (TV's Cold Case, Wolverine and the X-Men, Patrick Bergen (Patriot Games) and Amy Hayes ((TV's Doctor Who).

Director: Adrian Popovici
Stars: Vincent Regan, Amy Beth Hayes, Michael Ironside
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

In the early part of the 21st century, an unknown deadly virus is spreading among the population. The planet becomes infested with a new threat unlike any other The Undead. Three compelling... See full summary »

Directors: Michael G. Bartlett, Kevin Gates
Stars: Scott Ainslie, Toby Bowman, Victoria Summer
Pete's Meteor (1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Micky is a tough, loudmouth but lovable 12 year old who lives with his younger brother and sister at his grandmother's house. One day, a meteorite lands in his backyard and the kids believe... See full summary »

Director: Joe O'Byrne
Stars: Brenda Fricker, Alfred Molina, Mike Myers
Isoviha (1939)
History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Kalle Kaarna
Stars: Hilkka Helinä, Kalevi Mykkänen, Santeri Karilo
Amorosa (1986)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

About the Swedish author Agnes Von Krusenstjerna (1894-1940), during her turbulent marriage with David Sprengel. In a hallucination Agnes is brought to a mental hospital in Venice, carrying her fictitious autobiography.

Director: Mai Zetterling
Stars: Stina Ekblad, Erland Josephson, Philip Zandén
Apinan vuosi (1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Janne Kuusi
Stars: Heikki Salomaa, Tiina Bergström, Laura Munsterhjelm
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Three friends, finding themselves single on their 33'rd birthdays, agree to bet $2000 each to see who can get a girlfriend and live together for three months.

Director: Jim Milio
Stars: Grant Shaud, Maureen Teefy, Anthony Palermo
Veijarit (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Saku and Ässä: two guys spend careless life. One day Ässä meet woman named Anna and boys careless lifestyle is in danger.

Director: Lauri Nurkse
Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Antti Luusuaniemi, Pihla Viitala
Miami Magma (TV Movie 2011)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Follows prodigy vulcanologist Antoinette Vitrini and her sister Emily as they attempt to blow the whistle on an illegal oil drilling scheme before it sets off the eruption of a super-volcano directly beneath Miami.

Director: Todor Chapkanov
Stars: Anna Adair, Stacey Asaro, Cleavant Derricks
Taskuparkki (2013)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Heikki Kujanpää
Stars: Kristo Salminen, Joonas Saartamo, Saska Pulkkinen
A Teacher's Crime (TV Movie 2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Carrie is an attractive high school history teacher who one day decides to help a troubled student, taking an special interest for him, unaware of the ruthless and perverse scheme masterminded for her.

Director: Robert Malenfant
Stars: Ashley Jones, Erik Knudsen, Chris Mulkey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lauren Kessler
...
Brian Ellis
...
Stan Douglas
...
Roxanne
...
Claire
...
Marlee Hall
Sophie Gendron ...
Amanda Whitman
...
Garrett Whitman
Veronique-Natale Szalankiewicz ...
Stephanie
Taylor Tucker-Duguay ...
Genesis
Katie Baker ...
Sydney
...
Brittany Michaelson
...
Front Desk Clerk
...
Detective Bruning
Greg Hiscock ...
Donald Hall
Edit

Storyline

Lauren and her retired lawyer father, Stan, move to Philadelphia to start a new life in a peaceful neighborhood. However, they soon learn the previous owner of their house was murdered and that his wife was sent to prison for the crime. Stan takes an interest in the case, and the more he digs into the past, the more he is convinced that the woman convicted of the killing is innocent. Unfortunately, Lauren and Stan's neighbor will go to any lengths to ensure the truth doesn't come out. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Her new house and new man are both hiding some very dark secrets See more »


Certificate:

TV-PG
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 May 2006 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Blood Stains  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

There is a murder in the opening sequence of the movie, but the "dead" guy's eyes are rolling around under the closed eyelids. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Rival (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Who was the lover?
23 June 2006 | by (Van Buren, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

This is no mystery, for the viewer knows almost from the beginning who the killer is, but it is a fairly decent made-for-TV suspense thriller. The story premise is an intriguing one. A divorcée, Lauren Kessler (Barbara Niven), and her retired prosecutor father, Stran Douglas (Daniel J. Travanti), have moved into a new home unaware that a murder was committed in the guest house not long before. When Lauren learns of the dastardly deed she has her father check out the Pennsylvania law on disclosure. He learns that the Realtor had done nothing contrary to state law but becomes involved in reopening the case, since apparently the local authorities had botched the investigation sending the victim's wife to prison on circumstantial evidence. The couple's only child, Genesis, was placed in the custody of the wife's sister, Clair (Ellen Dubin), who works with Lauren and Stran to clear her sister and free her from prison. Stran encourages his daughter to date a friendly neighbor, Brian Ellis (Gary Hudson). Then the fun begins. The key to the mystery for the amateur sleuths is to uncover the victim's lover.

The beautiful Ottawa scenery (a stand-in for Pennsylvania) adds much to the film. The acting is first rate with a standout performance by Lisa Zane, playing the ghost of Roxanne, Brian's deceased wife. Gary Hudson makes a quirky Brian Ellis reminding the viewer of Eric Roberts, an old pro at playing such roles. The suspense never lets up, even with the commercial breaks.

Somewhat predictable and filled with plot holes, "Murder in My House" is worthwhile for fans of the genre. Not bad for a made-for-TV flick.


34 of 37 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Has this aired? On which network? robwrightsp
Well, I noticed... lizbids
Barbara DiamondLove
somthing I noticed mildlypsychotic
Very bad acting awhite2600
Discuss Murder in My House (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?