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House of Usher (2008)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 9 May 2008 (USA)
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Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about ... See full summary »

Director:

David DeCoteau

Writers:

Simon Savory (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (short story "The Fall of the House of Usher")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Frank Mentier Frank Mentier ... Roderick Usher
Michael Cardelle ... Victor Reynolds
Jaimyse Haft ... Madeline Usher
Jack Carlisle ... Markus
Dan Fugardi Dan Fugardi ... Casper
Taylor M. Graham Taylor M. Graham ... Danny
Bart Voitila ... Sam
Ian Shaw ... Narrator (voice)
Jill Jacobson ... Dr. Cabot
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Storyline

Victor Reynolds arrives at the notorious House of Usher, whereupon he is greeted by old acquaintances Roderick and Madeline Usher and their servant, Markus. As Victor uncovers more about the history of the house and the disappearances of those that entered it previously, he begins to realize that he is in mortal danger. Written by tixylix

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Many have arrived. Few have survived.

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$891, 11 May 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,529, 15 June 2008
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rapid Heart Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Victor Reynolds: It's not about the people in my dreams being conscious of where they are, it's about me being conscious of where they were. These people existed!
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Referenced in The Pit and the Pendulum (2009) See more »

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Pointless gay softcore-film
23 August 2009 | by Aleksandra-ZSee all my reviews

Wow, I haven't seen a film that sucks THAT bad in a long time. I only watched it because I read a user comment with 10 stars, and thought to myself "well it can't be THAT bad, if someone is willing to give it 10 stars, right?" I was SO wrong.

This film wasted 80 Minutes of my lifetime, and I will never get them back again. It's absolutely pointless... nothing happens in this film! It's a gay-themed film, which I really don't mind, but that's like the only interesting part there.

It's all about a House that is "alive" and "bloodthirsty". From the first minute of the film, till almost the end you will hear this sentence again and again... without any real consequences.

The dialogues are horribly pseudo-deep, the acting is awful, the story is pointless, and the music gives you a headache. The only thing I would MAYBE call "acceptable" is the end of the film. It has something like a surprise... but this surprise sucks big times too.

All in all: save your money and time and rather go see a REAL horror/thriller-film. This one just sucks.


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