The Glass House
The Glass House (2001)

Follows four teenage girls striving to overcome drug addiction, abandonment and abuse by attending a rehabilitation center in Tehran.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 2, 2002
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
21%
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User Score
40%



Critic Score: 21% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Due to obvious plot twists and foreshadowing, The Glass House fails to thrill. By the end, it degenerates into ludicrousness.

Charles Taylor
Salon.com

Wesley Strick, the screenwriter, is my hero. I admire anyone who's figured out how to do as little work as he does and still make a good living.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The film has two consistent attributes: stupidity and predictability.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

All told, Ruby is responsible for more deaths than the villain. What a spunky little heroine.

Paul Tatara
CNN.com

One look at Terry and Erin's home, and you can sense director Daniel Sackheim gearing up for a tsunami of hogwash.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Has so much potential and structure to become an excellent thriller yet it doesn't deliver.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

the suspense genre has all but ceased to be suspenseful . . . it's business as usual, and the blades in the cookie cutter are getting dull.

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Ty Burr
Entertainment Weekly

We're left with a cat-and-mouse game between girl and murderous faux-dad that's simply boilerplate.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the screenplay...doesn't contain an ounce of subtlety or even intelligence.

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Tom Grealis
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

With debut director Sackheim struggling to infuse the pedestrian plot with any sense of vigour, 'The Glass House' is rendered less memorable with every passing minute.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
An orphaned teen and her brother live with a sinister family friend after their parents die. Aside from the sheer joy of watching Stellan Skarsgard be bad,… More
Leigh Ryan
Well played.
Manu Gino
Decent good movie but not a great one sorry. Basically same idea as other movies with different actors... Trust can be as transparent as glass. When Ruby… More
Lady D'arbanville
An interesting thriller that started out like most teen movies, but luckily never stayed as one, more of a watchable film than an edge of your seat thriller,… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
what a dumbass stupid movie
Rachel F
I liked this movie. Diane Lane's characters drug problem was slightly nauseating though.

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