Wanna see something really scary? See something else. Directed in a creaky manner by Mike Figgis, Manor stars Dennis Quaid as a documentary filmmaker who moves wife Sharon Stone and their kids from New York City to a huge hick-town fixer-upper. But they have to deal with more than leaky toilets when the home's former owner, Stephen Dorff, becomes their handyman (despite, oh, a prison record and all his menacing mugging).
The happy family soon discovers that Dorff harbors deep, dark secrets and a violent temper. The film builds itself up as some haunted-house mystery but then turns into a tedious showdown between the trespassing city slickers and the sneering redneck. Worse yet, there's an underdeveloped script, a laughably heavy-handed score and predictable plot turns at every shadowy corner. This empty Manor is sure to leave you cold.
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