A House on the Bayou

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1 h 28 min2021X-RayUHD16+
A troubled couple and their teenage daughter who go on vacation to an isolated house in the Louisiana bayou to reconnect as a family. But when unexpected visitors arrive, their façade of family unity starts to unravel, as terrifying secrets come to light.
Directors
Alex McAulay
Starring
Angela SarafyanPaul SchneiderLia McHugh
Genres
Horror
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Jacob LoflandDoug Van Liew
Producers
Paige PembertonPaul B. UddoJason BlumMary-Margaret KunzeChris McCumberJeremy Gold
Studio
Blumhouse Productions
Content advisory
Frightening scenesfoul languagesexual contentviolence
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3.9 out of 5 stars

749 global ratings

  1. 47% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 21% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 14% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 7% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 11% of reviews have 1 stars
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Deborah KeltnerReviewed in the United States on January 13, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Perfect kind of creepy
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At least for myself I found it to be a perfect kind of creepy. I really don't like over the top special effects for "haunted, evil, moral highroads that this story seems to be " I'm 60 and " The others ", movie that Nicole Kidman was in, is sort of like this movie a perfect fit for me and this one does fit my wheelhouse. I won't ruin the movie but it's a bit slow at first, kind of like real life sometimes, there are some twists I didn't see coming, really enjoyed it.
25 people found this helpful
Diane HolmReviewed in the United States on January 8, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Good movie!
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Interesting plot, good acting. Didn't know where it was going, which added to my interest. I love movies based in this part of the country, having visited before and observed firsthand somewhat of a supernatural vibe I haven't found quite anywhere else.
19 people found this helpful
The Real CieReviewed in the United States on May 3, 2022
3.0 out of 5 stars
Not Awful
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An interesting idea. The actors did a decent job but the dialogue seemed contrived at times. I found the scene where the family thought the cat was being harmed to be unnecessary. I don't like animal cruelty as a plot device. The movie wasn't rife with jump scares, which was refreshing. I wouldn't pay money to see it, but watching it free with my Prime membership was okay.
10 people found this helpful
StephanieReviewed in the United States on November 24, 2021
1.0 out of 5 stars
What an absolute dumpster fire.
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I wanted a better word than "crapfest" and my spouse offered "dumpster fire." I had some hopes. The hopes weren't high and I willingly spent $20, so yay, me. But this movie was clearly harrrrrrible twenty minutes in. I stuck it out (because $20!) but there was zero payoff, ever. Terribly stupid story. Dialogue? Nope. Visuals? None. Just a zero in every which way.
11 people found this helpful
Kim WeekleyReviewed in the United States on December 28, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Pretty good movie
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I'm not really into films with religion mixed into it but this one was surprisingly good. Never saw that twist coming. Held my attention and that's always a good thing.
12 people found this helpful
J.C.Reviewed in the United States on November 21, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Dark and disturbing thriller with lots of twists
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This is a movie with actual characters and a good plot with unexpected twists. You will definitely not see the ending coming. These characters make some really bad choices. The kid who plays the creepy visitor is perfect.
16 people found this helpful
Kristel ReedReviewed in the United States on November 27, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Classic Blumhouse
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If you understand the basic storylines that flow in all Blumhouse projects I have ever seen, then you will see the genius of this movie. I am a huge Blumhouse fan and I seriously would love to work on one of their projects. This movie was perfection in my eyes.
12 people found this helpful
Kirsten Reviewed in the United States on March 5, 2022
1.0 out of 5 stars
Preachy
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What a self righteous piece of garbage. Had I known it was about Heaven and Hell, angels and demons, I would've never insulted my intelligence by watching. Religious rubbish at its worst. Anyone who believes that someone who isn't perfect and "pure" in life (ooh naughty) deserves to be burned alive is the evil one.
6 people found this helpful
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