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R| 2 hr. 4 min.

Plot Summary
"Life as a House" is the poignant, often humorous journey of one man who decides to tear down his house -- and winds up rebuilding the world around him. From the day he picks up his sledgehammer, George Monroe embarks on a grand adventure that will shatter expectations and build a foundation for many different dreams among his family and neighbors.

Cast: Kevin Kline , Kristin Scott Thomas , Hayden Christensen , Jena Malone , Mary Steenburgen , Mike Weinberg , Scotty Leavenworth , Ian Somerhalder

Director: Irwin Winkler

Genres: Drama

Distributor: New Line Cinema

Life as a House (2001)

Release Date: October 26th, 2001|2 hr. 4 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Christensen is the only jolt of excitement in this turgid soap opera. show more

  • 50
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Kline, in particular, has the spark and know-how to overcome some awfully belabored writing and situations. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Kline is one of the rare major actors not afraid to look like hell. And given his character's plight, his willingness to get physically unpleasant matches the emotion he brings to the part. show more

  • August 26, 2011 nani1209
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    Love the movie and all of the characters. The scenery is breathtaking. Very positive story.

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