In rural Alabama, two couples find themselves in a fight for survival. Running from a maniac (The Tin Man) bent on killing them, they flee deep into the woods and seek refuge in a house. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few ... See full summary »

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: David Keith, Mel Harris, Leighton Meester
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The Visitation reveals a small town torn apart by supernatural events involving a mysterious stranger and his unsolved past.

Director: Robby Henson
Stars: Martin Donovan, Edward Furlong, Kelly Lynch
House (1985)
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.

Director: Steve Miner
Stars: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt
Rosewood Lane (2011)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

When radio talk show psychiatrist, Dr. Sonny Blake, moves back to her hometown, she takes notice of her neighborhood paper boy's unusual behavior.

Director: Victor Salva
Stars: Rose McGowan, Ray Wise, Lin Shaye
Thr3e (2006)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.

Director: Robby Henson
Stars: Marc Blucas, Justine Waddell, Laura Jordan
Crazy Eights (2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Circumstance brings six childhood friends together to face their past, and a secret they share.

Director: Jimi Jones
Stars: Traci Lords, Frank Whaley, Dina Meyer
House Hunting (2013)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

2 families looking for a new home go to an open house, but when they find a girl with no tongue they soon discover they can't leave.

Director: Eric Hurt
Stars: Marc Singer, Art LaFleur, Hayley DuMond
Old 37 (2015)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Two brothers intercept 911 calls in a beat up old ambulance to torture and kill helpless victims.

Director: Alan Smithee
Stars: Kane Hodder, Bill Moseley, Jake Robinson
Venom (2005)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

A group of teenagers fear for their lives in the swamps of Louisiana, chased by Mr. Jangles, a man possessed by 13 evil souls, and now relentless in his pursuit of new victims.

Director: Jim Gillespie
Stars: Agnes Bruckner, Jonathan Jackson, Meagan Good
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

An elite group of soldiers on a covert mission to retrieve a scientist from an underground lab encounter an ancient evil in the facility.

Director: Jason Connery
Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ray Winstone, Ron Perlman
The Terror (1963)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron.

Directors: Roger Corman, Francis Ford Coppola, and 5 more credits »
Stars: Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight
Fantasy | Mystery

Book 1 or 0 depending on the Circle Series, the physical manifestations of Good vs. evil, Thomas being shot in the head, falls unconscious and wakes in the far future in a civilization of ... See full summary »

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Susan (as Alana Bale)
Mark Fierer ...
Florentyna Synowiecka ...
Andrew Gorzen ...
Leslie's Uncle
Albert Pietrzak ...
Young Randy
Edit

Storyline

In rural Alabama, two couples find themselves in a fight for survival. Running from a maniac (The Tin Man) bent on killing them, they flee deep into the woods and seek refuge in a house. They soon realize the killer has purposely lured them to this house and that they are now trapped. As they huddle around an old fireplace, a tin can falls through the chimney. Scrawled on its side is a message from the killer, establishing his House Rules. The rules call for their deaths unless they kill at least one of the four. They have less than 12 hours to find a way to survive. At sunrise the game is over and everyone dies if the killer's demands aren't met. What they quickly learn is that the only way out... is in. But going further into this house--where unknown challenges await them--is equally deadly. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

game | evil | dinner | tin can | sunrise | See All (76) »

Taglines:

The Guilty Cannot Hide See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and terror | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 November 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

House of Terror  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$329,836 (USA) (7 November 2008)

Gross:

$574,940 (USA) (19 December 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Leslie Easterbrook and Bill Moseley played "mother and son" once before, in The Devil's Rejects (2005). See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, when Stephanie (Heidi Dippold) is in the car painting her toenails, the camera shows a close up of all of them painted. But, after a quick shot just before she pulls the newspaper up to view, you can clearly see that her right big toenail is still unpainted, even though in the previous shot, it was. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Officer Lawdale: Ssh. It's going to be okay.
Mrs. Lawdale: It's going to be okay? You really mean, it's going to be okay for us?
Officer Lawdale: Not us.
Mrs. Lawdale: Sweet heart?
Officer Lawdale: It's going to be okay, for me...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: House (1977) (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Saves the Day
Written by Piotr Rubik, Marek Sledziewski and Zosia Nowakowska
Performed by Piotr Rubik and Marek Sledziewski
Published by Promotion House
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Danger - Keep Out
26 December 2008 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

  • This House may cause death by boredom - OK, I watched this movie


because the rating on IMDb was above 5 and that's, most of the time, enough for a Horror movie. I mean, come on! "Thir13en Ghosts" has 5 stars!!! it was awful, but at least it was fun!!! I don't expect much of a horror movie but, even so, "House" is a total disappointment.

Predictable, terrible plot, bad acting (even for the average Horror movie) and one of the silliest, worst endings I've ever seen. Even Michael Madsen couldn't save the movie, even when he is perfect for the character and his mere glance is enough to make one nervous.

I'm not going to bore you as this movie did to me. Let's say that if you are looking for a horror flick to watch on a Sunday afternoon, stay away from this one! it is simply boring and a waste of time.

I wish I had read some of the other reviews before giving a chance to this movie. It's sad to say but now I know I don't have to trust the ratings from this page. Go for the reviews instead! ;)


33 of 46 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?