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House at the End of the Street (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  21 September 2012 (USA)
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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.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Penn State Carrie Anne
Mary Jacobson
Ben Reynolds
Hailee Sisera ...
Craig Eldridge ...
Dan Gifford
Dr. Kohler
Jake (as Oliver Soul)
Lori Alter ...
Jenny Gifford


Newly divorced Sarah and her daughter Elissa find the house of their dreams in a small, upscale, rural town. But when startling and unexplainable events begin to happen, Sarah and Elissa learn the town is in the shadows of a chilling secret. Written by Relativity

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Fear reaches out... for the girl next door.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, thematic elements, language, some teen partying and brief drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 September 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La casa de al lado  »

Box Office


$6,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,287,234 (USA) (21 September 2012)


$31,607,598 (USA) (14 December 2012)

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Producer Aaron Ryder had Jennifer Lawrence read for the lead role based on her performance in Winter's Bone (2010). See more »


When Tyler is smashing Ryan's car he damages the driver's window and the front right headlight. However, later, when Elisa is driving the car up to Ryan's house there is no sign of any damage. See more »


Ryan: I want you Elissa... but I need Carrie Anne.
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Official: Jennifer Lawrence can sell ANYTHING
30 November 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In case you close your eyes every time Hollywood is mentioned, you might not know that Jennifer Lawrence was in The (hugely profitable) Hunger Games. She's currently Tinseltown's darling and, judging by this film, can sell anything.

The House at the End of the Street is about a teenage girl and her mother, who move into a house next to one where some murders were committed a while back. The teenage boy who witnessed said killings still lives there. Let the creepiness commence.

There is nothing 'supernatural' about this film, it's a sort of horror/thriller with teenage leads. And that's the most important part. Whereas Twilight was a vampire story for teens and The Hunger Games was a Battle Royale/Running Man for teens. The House at the End of the Street is a horror/thriller for teens. I'm sure plenty of 15+ people will enjoy it too, but I'm going to stick my neck out and guess that its primary fanbase will be around the 15 years of age mark.

I've seen a lot of these times of horror/thrillers. Perhaps that's my problem. I know every scare and twist going (and can therefore predict them a mile off). However, if I hadn't watched many of these sorts of films, I'm sure I would enjoy it much, much more. Basically, to seasoned and cynical cinema-goers such as myself, this film offers nothing new. It conforms to every cliché going, yet it was pretty damn successful, proving that Jennifer Lawrence is one hell of a box office draw. Fair play to it for finding an audience - I just don't think many people will get much out of this is (a) they have seen plenty of these type of films before and (b) if they're not in the 'Twilight generation.' Oh, and don't get me started on the actual NAME of the film. Even fans of the film must admit that whatever Hollywood writer picked it was having a really slack and lazy day. Seriously...

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