• The House (2017)

The House

Release Date: June 30th, 2017

DVD Release Date: October 10th, 2017

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Scott and Kate Johansen must figure out a way to earn some money after their daughter's scholarship falls through. When all else fails, the desperate couple join forces with their neighbor Frank to start an underground casino in his home. As the cash rolls in and the good times fly, Scott and Kate soon learn that they may have bitten off more than they can chew.

Cast: Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, Jason Mantzoukas, Ryan Simpkins, Nick Kroll, Allison Tolman, Rob Huebel, Christina Offley

Director: Andrew Jay Cohen

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Good Universe, New Line Cinema, Gary Sanchez Productions, Village Roadshow Pictures

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Amusing, Cheeky, Rise, Hilarious, Offbeat, House, Police officer, Forbidden love, Father, 2010s, Temptation, Mother, Pursuit, Los Angeles, Quest, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

  • 27
    Tim GriersonPaste Magazine

    The film is a black hole that sucks comedy into its vortex, never to be seen again. show more

  • 20
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Very funny people are running around onscreen doing very unfunny things. show more

  • 50
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    You get flashes of the clever comedy this might have been — a funny line here, an amusing bit of business there, the occasional whiff of relevance — but it too often lumbers along, coasting on the backs of some very talented performers. show more

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