The House Movie

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Who's Involved:

Will Ferrell, Nathan Kahane, Adam McKay, Joe Drake, Amy Poehler, Rob Huebel, Brendan O'Brien, Chris Henchy, Andrew Jay Cohen, Ryan Simpkins, Allison Tolman, Cedric Yarbrough

Release Date:

Friday, June 30, 2017 (Nationwide)

language throughout, sexual references, drug use, some violence and brief nudity

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

After Scott and Kate Johansen (Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler) lose their daughter Alex’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house.

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Who stars in The House: Cast List

"Daddy's Home" , "Megamind"  

"Moxie" , "Shrek Forever After"  

"Krampus" , "Family"  

"How It Ends" , "What to Expect When You're Expecting"  

"Cook Out!" , "Reno 911: Miami"  

"Fear Street Part Two: 1978" , "Brigsby Bear"  

Who's making The House: Crew List

A look at the The House behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andrew Jay Cohen last directed Thrill Ride. The film's writer Brendan O'Brien last wrote Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.


Joe Drake
Will Ferrell
Chris Henchy
Nathan Kahane
Adam McKay

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Production: What we know about The House?

Key Facts

  1. Andrew J. Cohen is making his directorial debut from a script he co-wrote with Brendan O’Brien.
  2. Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler previously starred as rival ice skaters in the comedy Blades of Glory.
  3. The script was part of a heated auction between studios.

Filming Timeline

  1. February 2017: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2015: The film was in Production status.
  3. February 2015: The film was in Development status.
  4. Looking at an August 2015 start date and a summer 2016 release.

The House Release Date: When was the film released?

The House was released in 2017 on Friday, June 30, 2017 (Nationwide release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Despicable Me 3, 2:22 and Inconceivable.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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