• Lakeview Terrace (2008)

Lakeview Terrace

Release Date: September 19th, 2008

DVD Release Date: January 27th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

An uptight cop (Samuel L. Jackson), the self-appointed watchdog of his neighborhood, strongly disapproves of the interracial newlyweds (Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington) who just moved in next door. He becomes increasingly hostile toward the innocent pair, going to great lengths to force them out of their home. The situation changes when the young couple decide to fight back.

Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Patrick Wilson, Kerry Washington, Jay Hernandez, Ron Glass, Justin Chambers, Regine Nehy, Jaishon Fisher

Director: Neil LaBute

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: Overbrook Entertainment

Distributors: Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Rivalry , Tense , Husband , Los Angeles , 2000s , Wife , Police officer , Escape ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Lakeview Terrace's pretense at exploring racial intolerance has been exposed for what it really is: a B-movie copout. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The film, absent a sense of place and populated by repellent or weak characters, soon devolves into an increasingly foul litany of events. show more

  • 10
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Joyless and airless suspense thriller. show more

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