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Dark House (2009)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  19 April 2009 (USA)
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A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.

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Claire
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Mrs. Darrode (as Diane Louise Salinger)
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Lily
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Paula
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Moreton
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Brunette Woman
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Greg
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A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.

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Death Lives Here. See more »

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, language and brief nudity

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Mračna Kuća  »

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Darin Scott originally wanted the ghost girl in the bathtub to come up out of a pool of blood. See more »

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When the virus enters the computer system, Harris is sprayed with glass when one of the monitors explodes, despite the fact that most flat screen monitors do not have glass fronts. He also blinks after he's died and fallen onto the keyboard. See more »

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No religious artifacts and/or texts were damaged or destroyed during the making of this film. See more »

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References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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The Dark House
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Some things are good but you probably won't want to slog through it
26 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you ignore the story you can find things to enjoy. First and best is Jeffrey Combs acting a completely different character than I have ever seen. I think it's his best. Does that make it worth seeing? No, unless you are fan. Secondly, again ignore the story, and enjoy the sets and vivid colors. Yes stupid reason to watch a movie but nice to see a non-drab movie. Third, there are four great camera shots, i.e. angles etc. that would really work well with a better script.

Negatives, except for obvious, really could do without the Joe Jonas and Johnny Depp lookalikes. The Depp one even tried to act like him. The decapitation blood scene is as bad as Tokyo Gore Police (one you absolutely have to watch. The big bad evil woman's hair and acting in last scenes is more comical than scary. Terrible smarmy cops summing up the crimes, unbelievable acting of the little girl who discovers the bodies in the beginning of movie, and horrible idea of the black spooky mist flying around the room. But did like the squirrel crossing the electric lines behind the adult "little girl" in the very last scene.


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