The House Next Door (2002)

The House Next Door


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Young marrieds Lori (A.J. Cook) and Tom (Matthew Harrison III) relocate from Chicago to the country where they end up living next to Carl (James Russo), a right-wing radical who beats his wife, Helen (Theresa Russell). When Tom goes away for a few days, Lori, with the help of best friend, Monica (Sean Young), investigates the disappearance of Helen. Of course, this isn't the best idea, since it involves sneaking into gun-nut Carl's house in the middle of the night.

Rating: R (language and some violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
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On DVD: Aug 27, 2002



as Lori Peterson

as Carl Schmidt

as Vernon Crank

as Helen Schmidt

as Tom Peterson

as Monica

as Police Officer

as Ed the Mover

as Paul the Locksmith

as Scary Man
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Not quite as horrible as the rating would have you believe, but it's certainly nothing amazing. Seems to me like a typical made for tv thriller. (I have no idea if it was made for tv, but it sure seems that way). Most of the acting is pretty standard, maybe even a little below standard in the opening scenes, but it does pick up a bit and I was impressed with A J Cook, who always seems to take on really crap movies, with the exception of The Virgin Suicides. A shame as she is quite a likeable actress who I'm sure could do better. Theresa Russell is also not too painful as the downtrodden neighbour. I certainly wouldn't advise anyone to seek this out, but if there was nothing else on tv, you could do worse.

Nicki Marie

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