Monster House

Release Date: July 21st, 2006

DVD Release Date: October 24th, 2006

PG |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

No adults believe three youths' (Mitchel Musso, Spencer Locke, Sam Lerner) assertion that a neighboring residence is a living creature that means them harm. With Halloween approaching, the trio must find a way to destroy the structure before innocent trick-or-treaters meet ghastly ends.

Cast: Steve Buscemi, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Mitchel Musso, Spencer Locke, Sam Lerner, Jon Heder, Kevin James, Jason Lee

Director: Gil Kenan

Genres: Fantasy , Adventure , Children , Animated

Production Co: ImageMovers

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Growing up, Police officer, Mystery, Creative, Quest, Friend, Suspenseful, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Easily the best computer-animated feature to come from Hollywood in a long while, Monster House is also one of the weirdest. A creepy-crawly, freak-show Halloween yarn. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Monster House benefits from strong graphic design and lovely lighting, but the script is nothing to write home about.

  • 88

    Smaller kids might find the movie too intense at times, especially when DJ, Chowder, and Jenny find themselves literally in the belly of the beast. But everyone else should enjoy a good, goosebumpy scare. show more

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Nominated Animated Feature Film
Nominated Best Animated Feature Film