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Summary Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars von Trier returns with one of his most daring, masterfully provocative works yet. In five audacious episodes, failed architect and arch-sociopath Jack (Matt Dillon) recounts the elaborately orchestrated murders—each, as he views them, a towering work of art—that define his “career” as a serial ki...

The House That Jack Built

Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 29 Critic Reviews
42
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 175 User Ratings
6.9
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Summary Boundary-pushing cinematic visionary Lars von Trier returns with one of his most daring, masterfully provocative works yet. In five audacious episodes, failed architect and arch-sociopath Jack (Matt Dillon) recounts the elaborately orchestrated murders—each, as he views them, a towering work of art—that define his “career” as a serial ki...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 29 Critic Reviews
42
24% Positive
7 Reviews
48% Mixed
14 Reviews
28% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 29 Critic Reviews
42
24% Positive
7 Reviews
48% Mixed
14 Reviews
28% Negative
8 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 175 User Ratings
6.9
65% Positive
114 Ratings
25% Mixed
43 Ratings
10% Negative
18 Ratings

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 175 User Ratings
6.9
65% Positive
114 Ratings
25% Mixed
43 Ratings
10% Negative
18 Ratings

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Production Company Zentropa Entertainments, Film i Väst, Copenhagen Film Fund, Zentropa International Sweden, Slot Machine, Zentropa International France, Zentropa International Köln, Det Danske Filminstitut, Eurimages, Nordisk Film & TV-Fond, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, CNC - Nouvelles Technologies en Production, Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI), MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Danmarks Radio (DR), Sveriges Television (SVT), ZDF/Arte, Concorde Filmverleih, Les Films du Losange, Potemkine Films, Nordisk Film Distribution
Release Date Dec 14, 2018
Duration 2 h 32 m
Rating R
Tagline If you feel like screaming... you definitely should.
Danish Film Awards (Robert)
• 2 Wins & 11 Nominations
Black Sea Film Festival
• 6 Wins & 6 Nominations
Bodil Awards
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations