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Dark House (2009)

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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Cast

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Walston
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Claire
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Mrs. Darrode (as Diane Louise Salinger)
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Rudy
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Lily
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Eldon
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Bruce
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Ariel
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Paula
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Reed
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Samantha
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Moreton
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Brunette Woman
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Greg
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Harris
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Storyline

A young woman, Claire, who witnessed a massacre as a child goes back to the house in which it happens as part of a troupe of actors auditioning for roles within a haunted house attraction. As both new arrivals and old cast soon begin disappearing one-by-one, Claire is left wondering if the house really hunted or is there a killer amongst them.

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

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19 April 2009 (USA)  »

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Mračna Kuća  »

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Trivia

The line "Players, play on" was ad-libbed by Jeffrey Combs. See more »

Goofs

When a bleeding Moreton is dragged down the hall he leaves no blood trail. There's also no blood on the floor where his body fell. See more »

Crazy Credits

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
Written and Performed by Bryan Ross
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Had Potential... too bad it lost it.
21 August 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie took a good first 5 minutes then lost me completely until the last 5 minutes, so 70 of the 80 some minutes of this movie were a total waste of my time.... If I were a teen who still went for the over the top kiddy scare stuff, then I may have liked it all the way through. Oddly this movie felt like 2 different movies made into one, the first few moments and the last were one movie, the middle a totally different movie all together, if they would have taken out the middle and done something totally different than they did, I may have liked this movie a lot.

For adults who like real horror movies, not special effect no mind entertainment... I give this a 1 in 5 stars. For a teen who still scares easily and isn't much into it making sense, I give this a 3 in 5 stars.


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