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include material from other House fans on the site. Below are
a selection of the published press reviews for the film which
was generally very well received.
ambitious, refreshingly unpredictable horror comedy. William
Katt is wonderful in his most challenging role...he gets a strong
assist from consistently amusing George Wendt. The special effects
are imaginative and impressive. House is fun to visit."
the usual haunted-house movie...it has a style that is unexpectedly
Maslin, New York Times
slick adventure...an unusually off-beat horror comedy."
of the funniest, most intelligent ''horror'' movies ever made"
Hound's Golden Movie Retriever
pretty damned creepy movie -- and it's funny, too! Predating
Evil Dead 2 by a bit, House has a lot of similar style, with
some particularly neat scare tactics and frantic camera work
that will probably make you jump at least once."
Chris Todd, KABALAscaretactics
release date: February
28, 1986 (USA)
Germany 24 April 1986
4 June 1986
18 July 1986
February 1989 (Fantasporto film festival)
goes the neighborhood.'
are cordially invited to spend an evening with Roger Cobb and
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