Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 2, 2014
- Originally Released: 2014
- Label: Universal Studios
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 02/01/1992
"...Craven achieves a quietly eerie effect..."
New York Times - 11/01/1991
"...Creepy and, considering the bizarre circumstances, surprisingly funny....Plays like a stroll through an amusement park's haunted house..."
Trapped inside a fortified home owned by a mysterious couple, an impoverished young boy is suddenly thrust into a nightmare. Quickly learning the true nature of the house's homicidal inhabitants, the boy battles against sadistic devices, befriends an elusive and abused young girl, and finally learns the secret of the creatures deep within the house.
Psychic Forces |
Theatrical Release |
- Theatrical release: November 1, 1991.
- Brandon Adams had previously been seen in Michael Jackson's "Moonwalker" video.
- Everett McGill and Wendy Robie were starring as a married couple in the television series TWIN PEAKS when this film was made.
- Wes Craven was inspired to write this film after seeing a real-life news story about parents who locked their children up inside their house, never allowing them outside.