The House

If you can’t beat the house, be... The House.


The House
After a father and mother lose their daughter’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so that she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbour, they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house.

88 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Drug abuse).
Comedy.

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Credits

Cast
Will Ferrell, Jeremy Renner, Nick Kroll, Allison Tolman, Amy Poehler, Andrea Savage, Jason Mantzoukas, Ryan Simpkins
Director
Andrew Jay Cohen
ScreenplayAndrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O'Brien
MusicAndrew Feltenstein, John Nau
CinematographyJas Shelton
EditingEvan Henke, Michael L. Sale
Made in2017
Produced byGary Sanchez Productions, Good Universe, New Line Cinema, Village Roadshow Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy
LanguageFrequent, strong impact
NudityBrief, infrequent, low to mild impact
SexNone
ViolenceFrequent, strong impact with blood letting and realistic gruesome body harm (injury).
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for language throughout, sexual references, drug use, some violence and brief nudity.
Runtime88
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
0
Violence
3
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
2
Drinking, drugs, smoking
4

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
John DeFore quote iconThere's no fun business in this house.
5
Metacritic.com
20 critics
6
Rottentomatoes critics
46 critics
7
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe House squanders a decent premise and a talented cast on thin characterizations and a shortage of comic momentum.
4
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
7
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconGreat cast wasted in tepid, weirdly violent comedy.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
15 users
13
Rottentomatoes users
9212 users
10
Internet
1618 Netizens quote iconAwful........... Just AWFUL!
11

Average .. 38%

8

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