House (2008)

On a deserted back road in Alabama, Jack and Stephanie find themselves driving fast and running late. Their world suddenly changes when a strange accident leaves them stranded with no car, no cell phone coverage, and no help in sight. They… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 7, 2008
DVD Release Date: April 7, 2009
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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

Thankfully, the villains...keep things entertaining when they're on-screen, but too often take a backseat to tediously obvious flashback sequences.

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James Rocchi
Common Sense Media

Christian-themed horror film too intense for kids.

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Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

I walked into the movie expecting to give it one star, or lower. Instead, it was just mediocre.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The backstories keep piling up, with nods to The Shining, The Ring, and a dozen other gothic supernatural chillers, yet the result doesn't remotely scare you -- rather, it keeps explaining why you should be scared. That's why we're not.

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Bill Gibron

Like most movies where belief makes up a good percentage of the narrative rationale and resolution, House has a very hard time with its dogma.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

To say that mush-minded incompetence runs wild here would be to insult mush-minded incompetence everywhere.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

Overall, the pacing and characters are where House suffers. The film works as a direct-to-DVD horror movie, but it definitely has its rocky moments.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

The cluttered, unconvincing dialogue -- not to mention Moseley's ongoing penchant for crazed overacting -- make it more of a genre curiousity than anything the Fangoria gang would likely want to sit through.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Calling Extreme Makeover: HE. Your intervention is sorely needed at this disastrous would-be horror movie...from the same folks who gave you the awful Thr3e.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Stewart: You're all the sorriest bunch of sinners I've ever seen! "The Guilty Cannot Hide" House is an awful Christian themed,… More
Jacob Palacio
A pretty good horror flick with an interesting twist.
Jason Owens
Saw this one after my mom recommended it and have to say I rather enjoyed it. It's better than Haunting in Connecticut but not as good as Last House on the… More
Steven Vincent Gee
On the basis of <b>House</b>, an adaptation of the novel by <i>Ted Dekker</i> and <i>Frank Peretti</i>, it happens when the… More
A.D. Villarreal
The most derivative supernatural story I've seen in a long while complete with a backwoods house that feeds on your guilt, creepy employees, a… More
William Goss
Swaps tension and suspense for special effects, transparent moralizing, and a twist that proves less than surprising.