The Skeleton Key poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: The Skeleton Key DVD release date is set for July 9, 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: The Skeleton Key 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: The Skeleton Key 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 June 2002. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

The Skeleton Key stars Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, John Hurt, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

August 12, 2005


Dissatisfied with her job at a nursing home, Caroline Ellis starts looking for something more fulfilling. Eventually, she is hired by Violet Devereaux to care for her ailing husband Benjamin at their isolated southern Louisiana plantation. Right off the bat, Violet starts hinting at supernatural activities. Professing not to believe in such superstitions, Caroline nevertheless begins experiencing strange happenings in the house. Using the skeleton key she receives from Violet, she finds secret rooms testifying to the plantation’s dark and troubled past involving bewitched children, Hoodoo practitioners, and death. Soon Caroline gets in over her head and scrambles to escape the terrifying house before it’s too late.

PG-13 Rating

The Skeleton Key DVD/Blu-ray is rated PG-13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers (under 13).


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Reviews [star rating=”6.5″ ]

The movie currently has a 6.5 out of 10 IMDb rating and 47 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$47.8 million


Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery



Theatrical Release Date: August 12, 2005
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: July 9, 2002
Age Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 104 minutes
Budget: $43,000,000
Box Office: $47.8 million
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Language: English