In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
After moving with her mother to a small town, a teenager finds that an accident happened in the house at the end of the street. Things get more complicated when she befriends a boy who was the only survivor of the accident.
Some say that all houses have memories. For one man, his home is the place he would kill to forget. A family unknowingly moves into a home where several grisly murders were committed...only to find themselves the killer's next target. Successful publisher Will Atenton (Craig) quit a job in New York City to relocate his wife, Libby (Weisz), and two girls to a quaint New England town. But as they settle into their new life, they discover their perfect home was the murder scene of a mother and her children. And the entire city believes it was at the hands of the husband who survived. When Will investigates the tragedy, his only lead comes from Ann Paterson (Watts), a neighbor who was close to the family that died. As Will and Ann piece together the disturbing puzzle, they discover that the story of the last man to leave Will's dream house will be just as horrifying to the one who came next. Written by
This was the second film Rachel McAdams dropped out of which also starred Daniel Craig. She previously opted out of Casino Royale (2006). See more »
When Will is following the footprints outside the house, the string on the left hand side of his hoodie pops in and out between shots. See more »
There is something wrong with this house.
No, Libby, there isn't. Look, we'll do whatever it takes, okay ? We'll hire a priest.
Hire a priest ? Where do you do that ?
Well, like... oh, a witch doctor, whatever... I don't know. We'll fengshui the place. It's our house. Hmm ? There's joy in this house. There's real joy in this house. You're in it, so...
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The movie is almost unbearable to watch the first hour of it. It was that boring. Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's characters are to lovey dovey to be a realistic couple though I understand they met and fell in love while making this firm. Sadly most couples together for years and 2 kids are not giddy like these 2. The movie is not scary and slowly staggers on. You then meet Naomi Watts character and a lackluster script and her unnecessary character really make this film a huge disappointment. I've seen all 3 of these actors in good films and unfortunately these 3 got together and made a very bad film. The last 15 minutes of the film does close some loopholes and brought my final rating from from a 4 to a 5 but overall, it's a very disappointing movie.
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