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House at the End of the Street (2012)

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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. A double murder is not an accident.

Director:

Mark Tonderai

Writers:

David Loucka (screenplay), Jonathan Mostow (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lawrence ... Elissa
Max Thieriot ... Ryan
Elisabeth Shue ... Sarah
Gil Bellows ... Weaver
Eva Link ... Carrie Anne
Nolan Gerard Funk ... Tyler
Allie MacDonald ... Jillian
Jordan Hayes ... Penn State Carrie Anne
Krista Bridges ... Mary Jacobson
James Thomas ... Ben Reynolds
Hailee Sisera ... Caitlin
Craig Eldridge Craig Eldridge ... Dan Gifford
Jonathan Higgins ... Dr. Kohler
Olivier Surprenant ... Jake (as Oliver Soul)
Lori Alter ... Jenny Gifford
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Storyline

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

Taglines:

Fear reaches out... for the girl next door.

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

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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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

House at the End of the Street See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,287,234, 23 September 2012

Gross USA:

$31,611,916

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,287,131
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | Datasat

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Aaron Ryder had Jennifer Lawrence read for the lead role based on her performance in Winter's Bone (2010). See more »

Goofs

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 Johns. See more »

Quotes

Sarah: I just have one rule that I need you to respect. I do not want the two of you to be alone in your house or this house if I am not here.
Elissa: You are *never* here.
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Alternate Versions

-SPOILER- The most significant addition is a 30-second scene where it's revealed that Officer Weaver was deeply involved in the events that transpired before the movie, basically implicating him for much of what happened. The PG-13 omits this twist entirely. When Ryan stabs Officer Weaver toward the end of the movie, Weaver says, "I protected you all these years", clearly implying that he was involved in the events that transpired before the movie. That statement by Officer Weaver is in the PG-13 version of the movie, so while it may not be complete, it is not omitted entirely. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Nothing Special About the House at the End of the Street.
22 September 2012 | by damh_frikinlaterSee all my reviews

This is a slow, classic story with nothing new to offer.

The story can only be describe as "bad". It is "Girl meet boy, in a horror movie". All the characters are completely flat, there is no deep in any of them. They are what you see, there is no even a change on them.

But the most incredible thing is that this is a horror movie without the horror factor. You can count with one hand the times you kind of jump. There is no mystery, no surprises, the audience know everything before it happens.

The last scene... completely stupid. It is there just to tell the audience something that is already obvious in the last 20 minutes of the movie. When a writer use that kind of tools is because they have fail in deliver the story the right way.

Even thou, it is not boring. The 100 minutes of run are not a nightmare like in other horror movies. Except for that, all the other things are failure, not even a good acting from the Academy Award nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

Go and catch another movie, because this is not worth the money.


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