Cold Creek Manor

Synopsis: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their dream house soon becomes a living nightmare when the previous owner (Dorff) shows up, and a series of terrifying incidents lead them on a spine-tingling search for clues to the estate's dark and lurid past...
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Director(s): Mike Figgis
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
118 min

to get inside.

We'll just take a quick look

and be on the way home, okay?


Where you guys headed?

Cold Creek Manor.

So if we just go on down

the road here,

are we going

the right direction?


It's about a mile that way.


- Wow.

- Wow.

- Hey, don't fool with that.

- Look.

- What?

- It's unlocked.


Hold this.

It's unlocked.

What are you doing?

- Dad, we can see it from here.

- Cooper.

- What?

- We can see it right here.

We'll just take a look.

Just take a little peek.

Nobody here.



stay close to your brother.

Stay together.

Catch me!

Kids, once again, don't go far.

We are about to break

the law here.

Yeah, Dad.

Let's break the law.

We're gonna look around

for two seconds.

Then we're out of here.

- Oh, sorry.

Thanks, Dad.

What are these?

Those are farming... things.

For what?

For farming.


Dad, we got that.

Can we buy this house, please?

It's so cool.

Can we?

I don't know.

What do you think, angel?

It's pretty cool.

Mom, what do you think?

We'll see.

We had no intention

to break the law.

No harm done.

I didn't know the property

was on the market yet.

Don't bother, young lady.

Mobiles do not function

in Bellingham.

You folks gonna buy it?

- We'd like to.

- We're thinking about it.

Well, if you decide to buy,

better you than some guru

and his cult.

We could do with some new blood

in the county.

You kids put

your safety belts on, now.

Seat belts.

Okay, folks.

Take care.

Well, rather than cherry-pick

the odd nice piece,

I'm willing to make

a generous offer of $18,500

for the entire contents.

Excuse me.

But I'm from New York, okay?

Go tell your father

I need him down here right now.

It's a beautiful house.

It's a beautiful town.

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Richard Jefferies

John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction. Jefferies's corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). This work, an introspective depiction of his thoughts and feelings on the world, gained him the reputation of a nature mystic at the time. But it is his success in conveying his awareness of nature and people within it, both in his fiction and in essay collections such as The Amateur Poacher (1879) and Round About a Great Estate (1880), that has drawn most admirers. Walter Besant wrote of his reaction on first reading Jefferies: "Why, we must have been blind all our lives; here were the most wonderful things possible going on under our very noses, but we saw them not." more…

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