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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
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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2.35 : 1
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The film was shot in the 2-perf Techniscope format to provide a grainy image reminiscent of older horror films and to save money on film stock and processing. Despite this, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »


Jordan Hayes (who plays the waitress Ryan kidnaps) is credited as "Penn State Carrie Anne", even though the college ID that Elissa finds in the trash reveals her name is actually Peggy Jones. See more »


Elissa: Dawn? What are you doing up that early?
Ryan: I sit out back and I write stuff. Like stories. You know, it's easy. I don't know, it's like - it's like at time of the day, because everyone's still asleep, all the best thoughts haven't been taken yet.
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Dumbed down thriller ripe for TV
23 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that there are two or three good jump sequences but there was no real payoff in the end. Nickelodeon does Psycho, Sleepaway Camp and maybe a touch of Kiss the Girls. It was not as bad nor as comical as The Possession and with that, this one perhaps takes itself too seriously. If this movie ever had an R rating then I assure you that all the best bits are on the cutting room floor. The editing is too quick and visually plays it much too safe. This one is up there with My Soul To Take in the disappointment factor. Complete cheese on toast for anyone not in High School. The acting was not terrible but there was just nothing to act on.

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