Hider in the House (1989)

Hider in the House (1989)

Released: 1989
Genre: Genre, Thriller
Director: Matthew Patrick
Starring: Michael McKean, Mimi Rogers, Gary Busey, ,
Run time: 108 min
IMDb: 5.9/10
Country: USA
Views: 71663


A deranged man, Tom Sykes, hides out in the attic while an unsuspecting couple (Rogers & McKean) and their family carry on their life in the house below. Once Tom stops just hiding out and becomes involved with the family and, in particular, the wife, the problems begin. An original USA made for cable movie.
Written by
Tim Kretschmann <[email protected]>
User Reviews: Of all the people who could be hiding in a secret compartment in one’s house, Gary Busey has got to be one of the most unsettling possibilities. In fact, rather than having Busey portray a fictional character–the mentally disturbed Tom Sykes–the director should simply have let Gary Busey portray the mentally disturbed Gary Busey. Now THAT would have added an extra layer of creepiness to the film! Yes, the movie was predictable at many points. And yes, the ending was unimaginative and even disappointing. But there’s something so sinister, so psychologically tumultuous about the prospect of that clunkhead, Gary Busey, sneaking around an unsuspecting family’s house, that I found the film bordering on the horrific. (I visualize him right now, crouched in my attic, strumming his guitar and singing "Peggy Sue.")What’s that noise I hear?! Could it be….GARY BUSEY???!!!AAAAHHHH!!!

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