Life as a House Reviews

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June 2, 2011
This father-son melodrama is well acted, but it's too solemn and too concerned with being inspirational
December 25, 2010
Uneven but moving story of reconcilliation.
December 30, 2006
December 6, 2005
June 25, 2004
Remember the movie Terms of Endearment, about a mother-daughter relationship, a terminal illness and a message about not taking people for granted?
March 10, 2003
February 8, 2003
Thank goodness there are actors capable of delivering performances better than the scripts they're given. Too bad there aren't more of them in this movie.
December 17, 2002
December 8, 2002
November 26, 2002
Life as a House is no cinematic masterpiece but it stays with you.
October 30, 2002
...the people who assembled Life as a House imagined it as a kind of American Beauty for the slightly more-literal-minded, for those who hated or felt baffled that film will likely like and apprehend this one.
October 30, 2002
October 10, 2002
August 8, 2002
A blatant tearjerker with the kind of shady characterization and plot development that give the genre a bad reputation.
July 19, 2002
June 9, 2002
Even the most perplexing problems are wrapped up neatly before the conclusion. In this "House," nobody goes home lonely: Even the local pimp gets some good, good lovin' before the final curtain.
May 7, 2002
Llorarn y sin embargo saldrn de la sala con una sonrisa de esperanza y los deseos de construir su propia casa-existencia, ajustada a sus propios y ms ntimos anhelos.
April 23, 2002
Retrato de la importancia de las relaciones humanas y el dolor que estas conllevan.
April 3, 2002
Achieves an intimacy rarely seen in a star-laden Hollywood drama.
March 19, 2002
Gauged strictly by the gag-factor, a more honest title might be Life as a Basement Apartment with Bad Light and a Dank Smell.
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