Life as a House poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: Life as a House DVD release date is set for March 26, 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: Life as a House Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: Life as a House digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is March 2002. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

Life as a House stars Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Hayden Christensen, Jena Malone, Mary Steenburgen. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

November 9, 2001


Refusing to give in to modern technology, George Monroe is fired. He then discovers that he has advanced cancer and is given a few months to live. He decides to spend his remaining time demolishing his house and rebuilding it in the style he prefers. Deciding not to tell his alienated son Sam about his illness, George agrees to let the teenager stay with him for the summer and help him rebuild the house. As work on the house progresses, it brings George’s shattered family back together, leaving him reluctant to reveal that he is dying.

R Rating

Life as a House DVD/Blu-ray is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


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Reviews [star rating=”7.4″ ]

The movie currently has a 7.4 out of 10 IMDb rating and 45 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$15.7 million





Theatrical Release Date: November 9, 2001
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: March 26, 2002
Age Rating: R
Runtime: 125 minutes
Budget: $27,000,000
Box Office: $15.7 million
Genre: Drama
Language: English