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Dream House (2011)

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Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling.

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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 scene of the murder 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 neighbour 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 Universal Pictures

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Once upon a time, there were two little girls who lived in a house.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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30 September 2011 (USA)  »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,129,355 (USA) (2 October 2011)

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$21,283,440 (USA) (13 November 2011)
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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 »

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In the diner where Will is asking the police officers about the murders, the front shot of the officers is flipped as indicated by the text on the menu in the background as well as the seating of the officers switching between shots. That's because it's being seen through the mirror behind the counter at the diner. See more »

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Greenhaven Mental Patient: [off-screen] I knew he'd be back.
Police Officer: The even numbers always come back.
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You're Still With Me
Written by Rachael Lawrence and Deborah Ellen
Performed by Mavis Campbell
Courtesy of PerfecTune Productions
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Absolute drivel
1 October 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

One of the worst movies I have seen this year, with plot holes big enough to drive a truck through. Wooden acting from the supporting cast, and it never really knows what genre of film it wants to be. Daniel Craig obviously wanted a quick pay cheque, take the money and run 007, and don't look back. IMDb wants me to type out 10 lines of text but it hardly seems worth it if I have to reference this movie anymore so instead I will just type random sentences until I reach the minimum limit. So, how about this September weather? What a great fall. So nice to finally have decent,warm days. I sure hope the Oilers have a good year this year. Well, I guess I have reached my minimum line amount so I will be signing off. Daniel Craig I want my money back!


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