Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac Izard, an evil wizard who constructed a magical clock with black magic, as long as it exists it will keep ticking, counting down to doomsday. He died before he could finish the clock, but he hid the clock in his house, where Uncle Jonathan now lives. Now Lewis and Jonathan must find the clock before it finishes its countdown and ends the world.
In the scene where the bus pulls into town, there is a sign for Kripke Grocer, named after writer Eric Kripke. See more »
Jonathan's last name is Barnavelt, the same as Lewis. But it's revealed that Jonathan is Lewis' maternal uncle, so Jonathan should have Lewis' mother's maiden name as his last name, not Barnavelt. See more »
I absolutely loved this movie it was really interesting and not what I was expecting. I went to watch The House With A Clock In Its Walls with my mate Allan Harris. We both thoroughly enjoyed it I will not tell you the bits I like cuz that would spoil the View of the film for you guys but I will definitely recommend this film to all you viewers out there okay. But just to let you kno that this film is a 12A so its a bit jumpy and scary but not that scary really.
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