Duplex (Our House)
Duplex (Our House) (2003)

Just how far would you go to have the home of your dreams all to yourself? A couple start asking themselves that very question in this dark comedy directed by Danny DeVito. Alex (Ben Stiller) and Nancy (Drew Barrymore) are a young couple… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 2, 2004
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It was funnier when it was called Throw Momma From the Train.

David Rooney
Variety

This numbing barrage of demolition humor scores only a modest laugh count.

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David Edelstein
Slate

One of the most unnerving slapstick extravaganzas I've ever seen.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Gets old fast, and the pay-off disappoints.

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Time Out

The material is capably handled by director DeVito and lifted by Stiller, a dab hand at physical comedy who also exhibits some onscreen chemistry with Barrymore.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

If you want to see Danny DeVito do good work, see him in Anything Else right now, the Woody Allen movie.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A crude, disgusting, irritating, mean-spirited and unfunny dark comedy...

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Ed Park
Village Voice

Essell is brightly malevolent, and Stiller is perfect as the well-meaning homeowner.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Duplex draws out the worst in us, making us laugh even when we know we shouldn't.

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Film4

Despite confident direction and performances, it rarely lifts itself above the ordinary.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
It is Eileen Essell who makes it a real pleasure to watch this mildly entertaining comedy that, despite its share of funny moments here and there and a good… More
Lucas Martins
Danny DeVito with is funny black humor, don't saves Duplex, from be a rotten film. The mix of Throw Momma From the Train and Ruthless People really not… More
Melvin White
"Alex and Nancy finally found their dream home... And then they moved in." Duplex is a film that baffles me, much like another Danny Devito dark… More
Anthony Lawrie
On the lighter side of light entertainment.
Dead Angel
I really liked the old lady. She's funny and very naughty as well. Nice movie.
Film Crazy
our house ive seen this its quiet a good film very funny and stupid but it can get annoying because of the old lady that lives in there house its differnatly… More