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House Broken (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  7 July 2011 (Israel)
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In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twentysomething, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves.

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Cathkart
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Mom (as Mrs. C)
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Quinn
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Sarah
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Elliot Cathkart
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Suzy Decker
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Hector
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Fire Chief Henry Decker (as Tom Wilson)
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Gilroy
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Shirtless Boy
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Zerban
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Husband Camper
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Babs Tawber
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Tammy Tawber
Nick Nervies ...
Brando
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Cathcart retires from the fire department and wants to live alone with his wife, which means he has to get his two sons, Quinn and Elliot, who are approaching 30, to move. They are unemployed slackers; their mom does everything for them. Cathcart takes her camping while leaving the boys a house without food, money, or electricity. Will the lads get the message, find jobs, and move out, or will they cling to life at mom and pop's at all costs? They take in boarders, who may be their salvation. Meanwhile, mom wants to come home and continue babying her sons. Can the house survive? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for crude and sexual content and language throughout | See all certifications »

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Very Boring....
16 April 2010 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Sam Harper's 'House Broken' is pointless venture, with nothing working on it's advantage. In order to enjoy his retirement, a father takes drastic measures to get his twenty something, slacker sons to move out and fend for themselves. Now does the idea excite you? It doesn't work for me, sorry!

The direction is bland, the camera-work is a mess. The acting is not great either, Danny DeVito is wasted, why did to something like this? Katey Sagal is bland. Ryan Hansen hams to the hilt. Skyler Stone is okay. Thomas F. Wilson has never been so unconvincing.

Skip this film, Thumbs Down!


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