Lewis Barnavelt, a shy but indomitable ten-year-old orphan, goes to live with his uncle Jonathan, a former entertaining magician, who hides too many creepy secrets, in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart which Jonathan is obsessed to find with the assistance of his enigmatic next-door neighbor Mrs. Zimmerman.

  1. Eli Roth


  2. John Bellairs


  3. Eric Kripke


Top Billed Cast

  1. Owen Vaccaro

    Owen Vaccaro

    Lewis Barnavelt

  2. Jack Black

    Jack Black

    Jonathan Barnavelt

  3. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Florence Zimmerman

  4. Kyle MacLachlan

    Kyle MacLachlan

    Isaac Izard

  5. Renée Elise Goldsberry

    Renée Elise Goldsberry

    Selena Izard

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The House with a Clock in Its Walls
The House with a Clock in Its Walls



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 21, 2018


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

  • November 27, 2018


  • December 18, 2018


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $42,000,000.00

Revenue $29,950,000.00



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