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Dream House

drama


Some say that all houses have memories. For one man, his home is the place he would kill to forget. Daniel Craig and Academy Award-winner Rachel Weisz star in Dream House.

Rotten Tomatoes® scores

  • Critic Score
    6%
  • Audience Score
    36%

common sense

PAUSE for kids age 14
Consumerism
0 out of 5
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
0 out of 5
Language
4 out of 5
Positive messages
1 out of 5
Positive role models
0 out of 5
Sex
2 out of 5
Violence
4 out of 5

Muddled, weird thriller has disturbing violence.

what parents need to know

Parents need to know that this mystery-thriller with supernatural elements includes a disturbing scene of two children dying of bloody wounds. Several other characters also get shot and die, and some blood is on display. Shouting and threats are prevalent. Language is light but includes one use each of "f--k" and "s--t." A married couple kisses and engages in some bedroom play, though there's no nudity.

what families can talk about

  • Families can talk about the movie's violence. Is it appropriate for a thriller like this, or is it too brutal? What's the effect of watching this kind of violence?
  • Is the movie scary? If so, what makes it scary? What were the scariest moments, and why?
  • What is the movie really about? Does anyone learn anything? Is it a good story?

movie reviews from Rotten Tomatoes®

  • Tomatometer®

    6%
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  • Audience

    36%

Audience Reviews

3 stars

It tries far too hard to be something it never could be. There are some good thriller moments but you never really get the pay off. It's too obvious what's going to happen.

- StarCrossedVoyager, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

3 stars

It tries far too hard to be something it never could be. There are some good thriller moments but you never really get the pay off. It's too obvious what's going to happen.

- StarCrossedVoyager, Wednesday, October 3, 2012

3 stars

It tries far too hard to be something it never could be. There are some good thriller moments but you never really get the pay off. It's too obvious what's going to happen.

- StarCrossedVoyager, Wednesday, October 3, 2012