Home Movie
Home Movie (2001)

The old saying has it that a person's home is their castle, and this documentary takes a witty look at five unusual homes that have been designed to match the ideas and eccentricities of the people who own them. Ben Skora is a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 19, 2003
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Smith finds amusing juxtapositions that justify his exercise.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I like this movie a lot. I like that Smith, he's not making fun of these people, he's not laughing at them.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Each of the subjects alternates between charming and creepy.

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Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News

Mr. Smith makes us look afresh at our own digs and at, as the old saying goes, what makes a house a home.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

[Smith] simply celebrates the universal desire to fashion our homes for our needs and desires.

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Scott Von Doviak

A true pleasure.

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Mark Rahner
Seattle Times

At just over an hour, Home Movie will leave you wanting more, not to mention leaving you with some laughs and a smile on your face.

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John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune

Smith is careful not to make fun of these curious owners of architectural oddities. Instead, he shows them the respect they are due.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A naturally funny film, Home Movie makes you crave Chris Smith's next movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
These people are odd birds.
Lesley N
Documentary about five different homes and the people who live in them. I particularly liked the pragmatic Japanese-sitcom-acting Hawaiian lady and her… More
Henrik Schunk
Fascinating documentary depicting lives of people who have a 'special' and unusual way of creating their immediate home. Be at the man living on a… More