The Red House
The Red House (1947)

In this film, Edward G. Robinson plays Pete Morgan, a crippled farmer who won't let anyone near a mysterious red farmhouse on his property. When the young leading lady's curiosity gets the best of her, she enters and begins to… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1947
DVD Release Date: December 22, 1998
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

This isn't a noir in the traditional sense, but it boasts enough ingredients to pass as one.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Has its effective moments.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A peculiar thriller with some horror overtones. It conjures up a wholesome small town feel, complete with nosy neighbors and gossip, and an undercurrent that grows increasingly darker.

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Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Another classic Robinson performance in a moody thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Effective noir with EG Robinson and Judith Anderson excellent as a brother & sister with a dark secret. Intense finale.
Bruce Bruce
From The Mill Creek 50 Movie Dark Crimes Collection. This film-noir may look like a B-film, but it contains two powerful pieces of work, that of actor Edward… More
Chris Browning
A more noirish thriller than most, "The Red House" begins as a supernatural thriller before it's revealed as a psychological one in the… More