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: January 19, 2001
DVD 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.

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.

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.

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.

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