The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.



(novel), (screenplay)
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Updated: 26 October 2017
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Jonathan Barnavelt
Isaac Izard
Lewis Barnavelt
Bus Driver
Soda Jerk
Chris Adams
Sweet Shop Boy
Van Marten ...
Vanessa Anne Williams
Soda Clerk
Garrett Strobl ...
Man sleeping on bus


Lewis Barnavelt, after losing his parents, is sent to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan. He discovers his uncle is a warlock, and enters a world of magic and sorcery. But this power is not limited to good people: Lewis learns of Isaac Izard, an evil wizard who wanted to cause the Apocalypse so that he could see what happened afterwards. To do this, he constructed a magical clock with black magic, as long as it exists it will keep ticking, counting down to doomsday. He died before he could finish the clock, but he hid the clock in his house, where Uncle Jonathan now lives. Now Lewis and Jonathan must find the clock before it's too late, and before Isaac's wife, Selena, gets to it.

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uncle | orphan | secret passageway | See All (3) »




Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA)  »

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Famed Goth artist Edward Gorey did the illustrations for the book that this movie is based on. See more »


Remake of CBS Library: Once Upon a Midnight Scary (1979) See more »

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