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A Haunted House (2013)

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Malcolm and Kisha move into their dream home, but soon learn a demon also resides there. When Kisha becomes possessed, Malcolm - determined to keep his sex life on track - turns to a priest, a psychic, and a team of ghost-busters for help.

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Michael Tiddes
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marlon Wayans ... Malcolm
Marlene Forte ... Rosa
Essence Atkins ... Kisha
David Koechner ... Dan the Security Man
Dave Sheridan ... Bob
Nick Swardson ... Chip the Psychic
Alanna Ubach ... Jenny
Andrew Daly ... Steve
J.B. Smoove ... Kisha's Stepdad (as JB Smoove)
Robin Thede ... Kisha's Mom
Jordenn Thompson ... Little Kisha
Affion Crockett ... Ray-Ray
Cedric the Entertainer ... Father Williams
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Storyline

In October 2012 a video footage is found at the home of Malcolm Johnson and the recordings are still unexplained. Past this prologue a story in flashback form unfolds. During the summer of 2012, Malcolm and Kisha move in together and start a happy life. One night Kisha notices a few unexplained phenomena that convince her their house is haunted by ghosts. To allay her fears Malcom hires a camera crew to film inside the house day and night. A few nights later Malcom and Keisha have sex on camera, despite Keisha's protests at being filmed. Upon reviewing the sex tape the next day, Malcom and Keisha notice a few paranormal phenomena caught on tape. Malcom wants to sell the house but the housing market is slow. Therefore, Malcom decides to hire a psychic to come to the house and investigate. After Kisha confesses to making a deal with the devil for a pair of shoes things start to make sense but it doesn't solve the problems caused by the paranormal phenomena. Written by nufs68

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This $*%! ain't paranormal!

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Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,101,682, 13 January 2013

Gross USA:

$40,041,683

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,159,584
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character of Dan the Security Man (played by David Koechner) talks about the movie Snakes on a Plane (2006). Koechner actually had a supporting role in that movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 9 mins) The onscreen graphics shows that August 4th, 2012 is Night #1. The next one (at around 23 mins) shows that August 5th, 2012 is Night #4. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Malcolm: Why isn't this stupid thing working? See, that's that bullshit. I'm taking this shit right back to Best Buy.
[takes off lens cap]
Malcolm: Or not. Stupid lens cap.
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Alternative takes are shown during the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

In Singapore, the crucifix masturbation scene was removed completely for an M18 rating; the edit stipulated was in accordance with the BFC's Classification Guidelines which state that "films that denigrate any racial or religious group, or create misunderstanding or disharmony among-st the races are not allowed for all ratings." See more »

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References Casper (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn It Up
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Sérgio Cabral, Nick Wiz Loizides (as Nicholas Loizides), Julian Davis and Joseph Daniel Smart
Performed by Chris Classic featuring Venom
Produced by Ali Dee and Nick Wiz Loizides (as Nick Wiz )for DeeTown Entertainment
Publishing by Deemania (BMI) and Cutting Edge Music Holdings (PRS)
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Silly entertainment with only a few laughs
11 March 2013 | by yamaguchi-victorSee all my reviews

Some comedies are made with the purpose of being fun and provide the audience some relaxation moments with nice jokes. 'A Hounted House', however, fails on being an interesting comedy.

Here we have a couple who decides to live together in a nice house, but suddenly strange things start to happen. Well, it's easy: just imagine Paranormal Activity as a satirical comedy with elements of other horror films like The Devil Inside, The Blair Witch Project and even The Exorcist. Knowing this, we obviously can't expect it to be the greatest comedy of the year, but it could have been at least a nice film to enjoy with friends and have good laughs. Fact: it doesn't happen.

The real problem with this film is the lack of interesting and original jokes - they are too predictable and old fashioned (we have seen the same jokes on films like 'Scary Movie'). It seems like Marlon Wayneans - who is also the creator of the Scary Movie franchise just changed the name of the film. There is the gay stereotype, the perverted couple, the husband who always want to have sex... There isn't anything new about this film.

A Hounted House is watchable, but do not expect too much. There are better comedies in which you can spend your money with.


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