House at the End of the Street
House at the End of the Street (2012)

Seeking a fresh start, newly divorced Sarah (Elisabeth Shue) and her daughter Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) find the house of their dreams in a small, upscale, rural town. But when startling and unexplainable events begin to happen, Sarah and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 8, 2013
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Critic Score: 10% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Poorly conceived, clumsily executed, and almost completely bereft of scares, House at the End of the Street strands its talented star in a film as bland as its title.

A.A. Dowd
Time Out New York

Shockingly uneventful, this horror film marks time until dropping its big, dumb reveal.

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Alonso Duralde

There are one or two clever plot twists that are subsequently followed up by a cavalcade of ridiculous, credibility-stretching ones.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

An uncommonly tedious effort...

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

A choppily edited, poorly timed mess with little continuity, overloaded with aural shocks in a desperate attempt to compensate for its minimal suspense.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

What could be so bad about a new Jennifer Lawrence movie that its distributor opts to keep it away from critics and release it with minimal ad support? Please, allow "House at the End of the Street" to answer that question.

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Richard Haridy

It's made for - and presumably by - people who haven't ever seen a horror movie. What's even more frustrating is that its inherent ineptitude doesn't ever become entertaining in a "this is hilariously horrible" fashion.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

Tonderai steers the story cleanly around its queasy hairpin turns, perversely toying with one of pop cinema's most cherished clichés: the audience's inculcated desire to side with the underdog.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

This is the rare horror film so bad you almost wish it had turned into a good old connect-the-gory-dots slasher movie. The only mystery at work is how Lawrence's agent ever let her sign on.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Ninety minutes of melodrama for ten minutes of a very derivative surprise ending.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Edward Boxler
There is definitely a great psychological thriller buried in House at the End of the Street. Unfortunately, the version that is available completely lacks any… More
Melvin White
Ryan: People don't notice all the secrets around them. Even though they're right in front of them, just hiding, waiting to be found. "Fear… More
Cynthia S.
3 3/4's--Really good actors, and an interesting and provocative thriller. Jennifer Lawrence is a strong lead who doesn't disappoint. I enjoyed the… More
Dean !
I wouldn't class this as a Horror, if you're expecting one and that might expect some of the low ratings. A 12a rating is another sign normally. This… More
Nate Zoebl
As readers will attest, I am a fan of actress Jennifer Lawrence. Some of my pals might say limiting the word to "fan" is being too modest on my part,… More
Carlos Magalhães
Generic, derivative and stupid Psycho rip-off that doesn't mind insulting the viewer's intelligence all the way through, throwing in a ridiculous… More