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The House With A Clock In Its Walls

Moderate threat & scary scenes.


About this Film

  • Released on 21/09/18
  • Genre Adventure, Fantasy
  • Cast members Jack Black, Owen Vaccaro, Cate Blanchett
  • Running time 105 minutes
  • Directed by Eli Roth
  • Language English

ODEON says...
In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls. A film for the whole family, this magical adventure tells the tale of 10-year-old Lewis, an orphan who is sent to live with his Uncle Jonathan in a creaky old house. But his new home is far from ordinary and soon reveals a secret world of warlocks and witches. The house is enchanted, and Lewis must join his uncle on a quest to discover the source of a mysterious ticking within its walls.

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Reviewer: Kitty The SlauerDate: 2018-09-23

Great film! Although this is aimed at children, I thoroughly enjoyed it (i'm 46). Plenty of mild scares, great special effects and a cracking plot. Jack Black was superb and my 10 year old daughter and I were captivated throughout.Highly recommend

Fairly good fun

Reviewer: Derek WinnertDate: 2018-09-22

With its thin, rather lame story, The House with a Clock in Its Walls is not great for adults but it is well produced in retro style, quite funny, quite scary, and ideal for its young people audience. A pleasantly laid-back Jack Black and an amusingly camp Cate Blanchett are both fairly good fun.


Reviewer: CarleneDate: 2018-09-21

A great cast, so well shot detail amazing. Jack Black, Cate Blanchett and the little guy who plays Louis are fantastic. A big fan of JB who played the part so well with a little Tenacious Dee thrown in. A magical film.

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