House of D Synopsis
A young boy growing up in NYC during the 1970's befriends an unusual group of characters.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Steeped in pitch-perfect nostalgia and propelled by equal doses of comedy and tragedy.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Sappy and improbable.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A heartfelt, '70s-era coming-of-age story with a prologue and epilogue set in the present day, marks the filmmaking debut of actor David...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The film looks and feels authentic, but Duchovny has powered his undeniably personal journey with a counterfeit heart.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
David Duchovny delivers a clearly heartfelt but terminally mawkish and awkward directorial debut in House of D.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Though charming at times, just misses, due to a contrived story.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
An overly picaresque first feature written and directed by David Duchovny, who also co-stars.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
House of D, is like the kind of sticky greeting card you'd find on CBS some Sunday nights.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The movie tries to be both comical and touching, as befitting the coming-of-age genre. But it feels forced, derivative and sometimes...
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Everyone in the film seems to be in solitary, thanks to Mr. Duchovny's stultifying style. If there was a single moment of spontaneity, it...
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Rated PG-13 | For sexual and drug references, thematic elements and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids 17 and under Off-putting drama of growing up male in the 1970s.
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