MADHOUSE Add To My Top 10
Release Date: February 16, 1990
Runtime: 90 minutes
Distributor: Orion Pictures
Director: Tom Ropelewski
Producer: Leslie Dixon
Writer: Tom Ropelewski
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By day 12, their mayhem causes the neighbor's house to burn down, so he and his two bratty kids also move in with the Bannisters. The seven of them are all ungrateful, unholy and unruly. Day 27 passes, and none of this has yet to be funny. As day 50 approaches, life becomes increasingly frenzied for Mark and Jennifer, so much so that the level of plausibility is stretched beyond limit.
Finally, Mark gets around to proving the premise of the film by angrily shouting, "A man is king of his castle!" as the two of them proceed to exact revenge on their unwanted house guests. Too bad no one tells him about Proverbs 17:1, "Better a dry crust with peace and quiet, than a house full of feasting, with strife."
You will want to avoid the movie, which is worse than many television sitcoms. These shallow characters destroy property, utter obscenities and profanities, offer crude sexual references, and make light-hearted treatment of murder.
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Orion Pictures Corporation
711 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10019