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The House of Yes (1997)

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A mentally unbalanced young woman - who is convinced she is Jackie Kennedy - flies into a murderous rage when her brother returns home to reveal he is engaged.

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

Wendy MacLeod (play), Mark Waters (adaptation)
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Parker Posey ... Jackie-O
Josh Hamilton ... Marty
Tori Spelling ... Lesly
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Anthony
Geneviève Bujold ... Mrs. Pascal (as Genevieve Bujold)
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Young Jackie-O
David Love David Love ... Young Marty (voice)
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Storyline

'Jackie-O' is anxiously awaiting the visit of her brother home for Thanksgiving, but isn't expecting him to bring a friend. She's even more shocked to learn that this friend is his fiancée. It soon becomes clear that 'Jackie-O's obsession is nothing compared to her obsession with her brother, as it also becomes clear she isn't the only member of the family with problems... Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Meet Jackie O. She's elegant, glamorous, and well bred. When you've got it all, you can get away with murder. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, perverse sex-related situations, and an image of violence | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa do Sim See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$63,266, 12 October 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$617,403, 16 November 1997
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Parker Posey plays a woman who has a twin brother. In real life, Parker Posey actually has a twin brother Christopher Posey. See more »

Goofs

The amount of wine in Jackie-O's glass varies improbably between shots while Marty is playing the piano. See more »

Quotes

Jackie-O: Love is for tiny people with tiny lives.
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Alternate Versions

Miramax re-released this film on DVD with the alteration of the closing monologue, replacing it with a scream. See more »

Connections

Features A Tour of the White House (1962) See more »

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Wonderful, Altmanesque: Nashville meets 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean
6 May 1999 | by Jared XSee all my reviews

A wonderful Altmanesque cross between Nashville and Come back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. This is one obsessive, compulsive, spread-eagled, dysfunctional play, extremely well written and very tight. Parker Posey's best performance yet and extremely well cast all around.

I can't recommend it highly enough. This is the kind of movie worth waiting years for!

Enjoy.


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