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Glass House: The Good Mother (2006)

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Young siblings Abby and Ethan are adopted by outwardly perfect parents Eve and Raymond Goode, only to find that that their new guardian's remote mansion is far from the idyllic abode that it initially appears to be.

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Steve Antin

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Brett Merryman, Wesley Strick (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Angie Harmon ... Eve Goode
Joel Gretsch ... Raymond Goode
Jordan Hinson ... Abby Snow
Bobby Coleman ... Ethan Snow
Jason London ... Ben Koch
Tasha Smith ... Caseworker
Tim Cooney Tim Cooney ... Policeman
Adam Tomei Adam Tomei ... Security Technician
Robert Merrill ... Paramedic
Cyia Batten ... Diane (as Cya Batten)
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Young siblings Abby and Ethan are adopted by outwardly perfect parents Eve and Raymond Goode, only to find that that their new guardian's remote mansion is far from the idyllic abode that it initially appears to be.

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Rated R for some violence, terrorizing situations involving children, and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Glass Houses: The Good Mother See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Joel Gretsch had to be persuaded into taking his shirt off in the sex scene as he felt that his body wasn't in good enough shape. (As can be seen by his excellent physique in the final edit, Gretsch needn't have worried.) See more »

Goofs

When Abby is sitting on the stairs after the nighttime needle thing Eve tells her that she's been asleep for three days. Abby immediately freaks out silently and looks down at the area where the needle was injected - on the right arm, the needle (both times) was injected on the left. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Raymond Goode: [holding up a fish] Look what I caught.
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Connections

References The Stepford Wives (1975) See more »

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So It Goes
Music by Steven Gutheinz
Published by Gutheinz Music
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don't waste your time!
9 May 2008 | by lizzy-cunninghamSee all my reviews

From the first five minutes of this show, the ending was clear. The plot isn't in any way original or inventive. There were no twists to keep the interest of the audience. The pace was slow. There wasn't any rise or fall in the action. Even the high action scenes were painful due to their extreme predictability. The music contributed to the somber, slow tone of it all, and brings Chinese Water Torture to mind. The characterizations were extremely simple. The characters at the beginning didn't change or grow through their experiences. They didn't seem real in any way.

The acting wasn't horrible. There just wasn't any fleshing out that could be done with the script or the action. This has to be a writing issue, but shame on Angie Harmon and director Steve Antin for agreeing to be a part of such an awful movie. Still, the real shame has to belong to the writer for this awful script. YUCK! The only positive was the acting of the teenage lead, Jordan Hinson. Her acting (and character) was most believable. Still, one word describes this movie best: tedious. I kept on waiting for it to get better; I waited until the ending credits rolled.


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