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Movies that involve building a home, architecture, documentaries about architecture.
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1. Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and his wife decide they can afford to have a house in the country built to their specifications. It's a lot more trouble than they think.
3. Life as a House (2001)
R | 125 min | Drama
When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Votes: 41,821 | Gross: $15.65M
5. Houseboat (1958)
Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A widower, his three young children, and a bombshell nanny get to know each other better when circumstances have them living together aboard a badly neglected houseboat.
6. The Lake House (2006)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Votes: 131,322 | Gross: $52.33M
7. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 410,601 | Gross: $285.76M
8. It's Complicated (2009)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship. But the complicated fact is they're divorced and he's remarried.
Votes: 81,406 | Gross: $112.74M
10. Strangers When We Meet (1960)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A suburban architect loves his wife but is bored with his marriage and with his work, so he takes up with the neglected, married beauty who lives down the street.
12. The Architect (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
When a couple sets out to build their dream house, they enlist the services of an uncompromising modernist architect, who proceeds to build HIS dream house instead of theirs.
15. The Draughtsman's Contract (1982)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A young artist is commissioned by the wife of a wealthy landowner to make a series of drawings of the estate while her husband is away.
16. Architecture 101 (2012)
G | 118 min | Drama, Romance
35-year-old architect Seung-Min receives a visit at his office from a woman. Seung-Min doesn't recognize the woman at first, but then realizes the woman is Seo-Yeon. Seo-Yeon is his first ... See full summary »
18. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Votes: 146,361 | Gross: $1.24M
19. Urbanized (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
20. Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers. Admired for their creations and fascinating as individuals, they have ... See full summary »
Votes: 897 | Gross: $0.15M
21. The Human Scale (2012)
83 min | Documentary, News
Half of the human population lives in urban areas. By 2050, this will increase to 80%. Life in a megacity is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, Biography
The film traces the rise of one of the world's premier architects, Norman Foster, and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design.
Votes: 646 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Visual Acoustics (2008)
Unrated | 83 min | Documentary
Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world's greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. ... See full summary »
Votes: 574 | Gross: $0.10M
24. Kochuu (2003 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary, History
KOCHUU is a visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. Winding its way through visions ... See full summary »
25. My Architect (2003)
116 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974.
Votes: 2,953 | Gross: $2.75M
26. George Washington Slept Here (1942)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy
When Bill and Connie Fuller are forced to move out of their Manhattan apartment because of their pet dog, Connie persuades Bill to buy a dilapidated old Pennsylvania house that George Washington allegedly slept in.
Votes: 1,312 | Gross: $0.66M
27. Drömkåken (1993)
101 min | Comedy
Göran, Tina and their two children buy a house in a suburb. It is in need of some repairs but Göran believes himself capable of repairing it himself with the help of a few cheap craftsmen. ... See full summary »
28. Are We Done Yet? (2007)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Newlyweds Nick and Suzanne decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor with a bizarre approach to business.
Votes: 18,404 | Gross: $49.63M
30. The Great Gatsby (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
Votes: 438,616 | Gross: $144.84M
31. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
R | 91 min | Horror
When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts!
Votes: 74,617 | Gross: $41.87M
32. Beetlejuice (1988)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy
The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.
Votes: 234,576 | Gross: $73.71M
33. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 287,094 | Gross: $4.71M
34. The Kings of Summer (2013)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
Votes: 73,847 | Gross: $1.29M