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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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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 »


In one scene, while Ryan and Elissa are kissing in his house, the girl in the basement hears them through a baby monitor, and decides to escape as a result. However, it doesn't make sense for Ryan to have set up the baby monitor so that only the girl in the basement can hear him, while he cannot hear her. It would make more sense for the two parts of the baby monitor to be switched so that he can hear her. See more »


Elissa: Dickhole is the new asshole!
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Lawrence is great but ultimately can't save this movie.
6 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As far as thriller/horror films go, House at the End of the Street wasn't all that bad. Jennifer Lawrence is amazing as usual. Her stunning and unique look combined with her incredible range as an actress means she provides a solid lead, regardless of the plot. Speaking of which, this one actually had a halfway decent premise with some real potential. I think the movie ultimately fell apart for the lazy writing that led to a poor execution of the plot and the mediocre supporting cast. Elisabeth Shue leads a lot to be desired as the worrisome mother and Max Thieriot just doesn't deliver. A major part of the lazy writing I referenced earlier is the clichéd "person gets themselves into trouble by being stupid" element that plagues so many of these movies. Lawrence's character might be among the nosiest I've ever seen in a movie. I leave it at that but I will say, it's tough for a movie to be suspenseful when you spend more time aggravated at the characters than you do worried for their safety.

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