House Arrest Poster

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: April 2nd, 2002

PG|1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
When Janet Beindorf (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her husband, Ned (Kevin Pollak), announce their separation, their two kids decide to lock them in the basement of their home until they sort things out. Soon other parents are getting the same treatment from their children, including the divorce-happy Vic Finley (Wallace Shawn), with all the adults confined to the Beindorfs' basement along with Janet and Ned. Unable to escape their prison, will the parents finally make some changes in their lives?

Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Pollak, Jennifer Tilly, Christopher McDonald, Sheila McCarthy, Wallace Shawn, Caroline Aaron, Mooky Arizona

Director: Harry Winer

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Home Box Office (HBO), Rysher Entertainment

Keywords: Father, Mother, Love interest, Son, Daughter, Escape, Spirited, Friend, Emotional, 1990s