shop by

Girl Next Door

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

Based on a true story and book by jack kethum. A teenage girl meg and her crippled sister susam, whose parents are dead now, are left captive to the savage whims and rages of a distant aunt who is rapidly descending into insanity. Only one troubled boy stands between meg and susan and their cruel, torturous deaths.


Studio Starz/sphe
SKU 205767494
UPC 013131559699
UPC 14 00013131559699
Format DVD
Release Date 4/5/2011
Rating NR
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.78:1
Name Baker,Blanche
Link Search Link
Cast & Crew
Blanche Baker - Actor
Catherine Mary Stewart - Actor
Daniel Farrands - Screenplay
Daniel Farrands, et. al. - Producer
Grant Show - Actor
Gregory Wilson - Director
Jack Ketchum - Based On Novel By
Krista Gall - Production Designer
M.J. Fiore - Editor
Philip Nutman - Screenplay
Ryan Shore - Original Music By
William Atherton - Actor
William M. Miller - Cinematographer
ReviewSource The Village Voice
Review Among the shocking revelations awaiting the viewer of Gregory Wilson's The Girl Next Door: Beneath the 1950's seemingly placid exterior of Ozzie and Harriet normalcy, there were--brace yourself!--sinister undercurrents at work. Case in point: sour-souled suburban divorcee Ruth Chandler (Blanche Baker) gains popularity with local adolescents by handing out beers, but things really get hopping in her basement when she offers up her 14-year-old adopted charge, Meg (Blythe Auffarth, in the film's only faintly credible performance), as a repository for every imaginable abuse, up to and including blowtorch clitorectomy. An obligatory yank at sociological import comes through Ruth referring to "fellow travelers," as the burgeoning torture-snuff genre receives another tediously grim entry, this one showing off like a kid who's just learned how to cuss...The source is a Jack Ketchum novel, itself inspired by the 1965 slaying of teenaged Sylvia Likens (also the subject of the upcoming An American Crime), but any resonance from that real-life atrocity gets smothered by a script that interlaces cliched dialogue so tightly as to block out any glint of recognizable human behavior.
Reviewer Nick Pinkerton
ReviewRating 6
Review Jack Ketchum's The Girl Next Door is set in 1958 in a bucolic New Jersey suburb, but Haddonfield is definitely not part of Leave It to Beaver or Happy Days territory. This is a place where nightmares happen and this horror movie adaptation of Ketchum's terrifying novel magnifies the story's brutality. It is effective, genuinely horrifying, but painful to watch. This is not Hollywood violence. There is not an ounce of gloss to relieve the sickening images...Director Gregory Wilson deserves credit for not shying away from the unsavory aspects of the story. No one can accuse him of turning the violence into pornography, because his imagery is about as ugly as it comes. What happens to Meg is unspeakable and no one is going to get off on watching the lovely Auffarth become increasingly unrecognizable as Ruth and the kids subject her to absolute horror. That said, it is hard to imagine who is going to want to squirm in their seats for 90 minutes watching this outside of Ketchum's fan base. To say the film is disconcerting is an understatement. The Girl Next Door is a trip to hell.
Reviewer Pam Grady
ReviewRating 8
Product Attributes
Actor Baker,Blanche
Label Video Treasures
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Horror Talk An amazing piece of will leave you thinking about it for days. There is no other recommendation other than Buy It As Soon As Its Released.
Stephen King ...authentically shocking...a long look into hell, suburban style, The Girl Next Door will not disappoint.
WBAI-FM A haunting adaptation of a powerful novel about the darker side of America and innocence destroyed.

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping  
Importcds $6.32 + $2.98 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All our items are brand new - Ships directly from our Warehouse in California - Estimated delivery time: 5-7 days after shipment.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Blow It Outa Here $9.56 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
All products are BRAND NEW and factory sealed. Fast shipping with tracking and delivery confirmation! 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
BeachAudio $7.46 + $2.68 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns
Buy with confidence. Over 1 million satisfied customers since 2002!
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
VNHM SHOP $12.66 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
amitcj $12.90 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. (GIRL NEXT DOOR )
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Load More Buying Options
$6.32 + $2.98 shipping
$9.98 You save $3.66 (36%)
Rakuten Super Points Earn 7 ($0.07) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Get this item for
(price with shipping)
(redeem points)
Format: DVD
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  Importcds
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
Promotions & Offers (1)
  •  custom promo
    5% Back* Sitewide with Promo Code Rewardme *See page for details