The Bleeding House
The Bleeding House (2011)

In this tense thriller, The Smith family with a secret past is visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded and the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: May 13, 2011
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2011
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

When close-knit characters talk in awkwardly roundabout ways because the filmmaker wants to stave off the release of key information as long as possible, you know you're in trouble.

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Glenn Lovell

more an intellectual exercise in absurdist horror than a goody-goody, balls-to-the-wall horror film. Advice to Gelatt: trust darkest instincts next time, and finish us off.

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Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?

Beware of nattily dressed strangers knocking at your door ...

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

The film works its tired conceit with maximum patience and minimal inventiveness.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A good-hearted try at a bloody slasher flick falls short of a full pint.

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Flixster Audience Score: 25% Flixster User Reviews
Ryan Marshall
*1/2 out of **** Philip Gelatt's "The Bleeding House" has aspirations to be creepy, thrilling, violent, and philosophical all at the same… More
Aldo Gandia
Wants to be a cross between the fine TV show "American Horror Story" and the Robert Mitchum classic "Night of the Hunter," "The… More
Adam M.
The Smith family have a dark past and live pretty much in the middle of nowhere. One night a seemingly wise gentleman from the South(of the USA innit!) says he… More