The Acid House
The Acid House (1998)

THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Luty
Film Journal International

What the three stories do share are solid ideas all dressed up with nowhere to go.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

...assaults our jaded senses...

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Cheap and unpleasant, yet compelling

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a one-joke film that fails to be amusing almost from the start, and shamefully wastes a talented ensemble cast in such a trite and depressing enterprise.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

If I could give this movie a negative rating, I would.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
Great film/s! The Granton Star Cause & The Acid House being the best! A great adaption from Paul McGuigan!
Alex Figueroba
Funny, but only the third story is good.
Michael Gildea
A weak adaptation of Welsh's short stories. A few interesting parts, but you're better off reading the book or seeing Trainspotting.
Daniel Dolgin
The Acid House is a vulgar and perverted literary adaption, of three short stories, in the Scottish slums. It is loaded with profanity, and makes the viewer… More

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