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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

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A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

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Eli Roth

Writers:

Eric Kripke (screenplay by), John Bellairs (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Black ... Jonathan Barnavelt
Cate Blanchett ... Florence Zimmerman
Owen Vaccaro ... Lewis Barnavelt
Kyle MacLachlan ... Isaac Izard
Renée Elise Goldsberry ... Selena Izard
Colleen Camp ... Mrs. Hanchett
Sunny Suljic ... Tarby Corrigan
Lorenza Izzo ... Mother
Braxton Bjerken ... Woody Mingo
Vanessa Anne Williams ... Rose Rita Pottinger
Charles Green ... Soda Jerk
De'Jon Watts ... Clark (as DJ Watts)
Aaron Beelner ... Clown Automaton
Joshua Phillips Joshua Phillips ... Clown Automaton
Christian Calloway ... Azazel
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Storyline

Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac Izard, an evil wizard who constructed a magical clock with black magic, as long as it exists it will keep ticking, counting down to doomsday. He died before he could finish the clock, but he hid the clock in his house, where Uncle Jonathan now lives. Now Lewis and Jonathan must find the clock before it finishes its countdown and ends the world.

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Taglines:

This house knows what makes you tick. See more »


Certificate:

9 | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 2018 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

La casa con un reloj en sus paredes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$26,608,020, 23 September 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$63,187,590, 18 October 2018
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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS: X)| Auro 11.1 | IMAX 6-Track | Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

On the movie marquee is spaceman from pluto. This is what the head of universal in 1985 wanted to call back to the future. Luckily Steven Spielberg talked him out of it. See more »

Goofs

Jonathan's last name is Barnavelt, the same as Lewis. But it's revealed that Jonathan is Lewis' maternal uncle, so Jonathan should have Lewis' mother's maiden name as his last name, not Barnavelt. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Zimmerman: So, you told Lewis everything?
Jonathan Barnavelt: Well, not everything.
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Crazy Credits

There are two credits in the closing credits regarding the sentient objects: "Griffin tamer - Chair" and "Chair hair and makeup - Griffin". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The One Show: Episode dated 6 September 2018 (2018) See more »

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Mrs. Zimmerman is my Spirit Animal
23 September 2018 | by melprinceSee all my reviews

I liked it. Good entertainment Humor Just enough creepiness to keep it interesting, without being too scary Acting was great!


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