The House

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Great cast wasted in tepid, weirdly violent comedy.

R 2017 88 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Disturbingly Bad

One of the most boring movies produced. Will Ferrell is robotic in his performance. Amy Poehler's typical crassness is just annoying. The daughter has the personality of a comatose patient. It's unnecessarily violent and on the whole worse than cringeworthy.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

Funny, but highly inappropriate.

I saw this movie myself and I thought it was really funny. But it is very inappropriate for kids. I wouldn't say there is too much violence but there is a lot of swearing, drinking, drug use, and crude sex talk. So I think it's okay for teens 17 and up.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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