Lakeview Terrace Trailer with Sam Jackson

April 11, 2008
Source: Yahoo

Lakeview Terrace

After destroying Nic Cage's career in The Wicker Man in 2006, filmmaker Neil LaBute is bringing us yet another depressing look at society. Titled Lakeview Terrace, the movie stars Samuel L. Jackson and Patrick Wilson as feuding neighbors in an upscale California neighborhood. Wilson plays the husband in a newly wed interracial marriage and Jackson plays a stern, single father, who has appointed himself the watchdog of the neighborhood. His nightly foot patrols and overly watchful eyes bring comfort to some, but he becomes increasingly harassing to the newlyweds. These persistent intrusions into their lives ultimately turn tragic when the couple decides to fight back.

This looks like nothing more than a mediocre movie made by mediocre writers and a bad director. I wish I could say more, but that's my complete impression from this trailer.

Watch the trailer for Lakeview Terrace:

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You can also watch the Lakeview Terrace trailer in High Definition at Yahoo

Lakeview Terrace is directed by Neil LaBute, of In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty, The Shape of Things, and 2006's The Wicker Man previously. The script was written by David Loughery (Dreamscape, Star Trek V, The Three Musketeers, Money Train) and Howard Korder (Stealing Sinatra). Lakeview Terrace currently arrives in theaters on September 19th.

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Reader Feedback - 15 Comments


Im the police, you have to do what i say!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAhahahahhahaa

REAL6 on Apr 11, 2008


Wow - looks scary.. love thy neighbour lol.

nha on Apr 11, 2008


This is how I talk! HAVENT YOU SEEN MY MUTHA F*CKIN MOVIES hahahahaha

nick on Apr 11, 2008


Doesn't look too horrible and Samual L. Jackson can play one mean SOB. Jackson being a cop does put an interesting wrinkle on the subject because who do you go to in that instance? The common perception is that cops stick together so the homeowners are screwed.

Jim on Apr 11, 2008


although wicker man sucked, this film looks really good

Darrin on Apr 11, 2008


I'm totally looking forward to renting this!

kevin powers on Apr 11, 2008


This looks great................ Jackson is one BMF and him bing a cop would really suck if that happened to me

SHANE D on Apr 11, 2008


Hey this looks cool and pretty intense, there are cops that think they can do whatever they want and there are defiantly bad cops so you put to the two together and this movie seems pretty damn good.

Richard on Apr 11, 2008


i do want to see this film, but i will say this. lakeview terrace is FAR from 'upscale.' it's pretty much the ghetto where the bloods hang out in the san fernando valley.

J: on Apr 12, 2008


i saw this movie already. it was called "Pacific Heights" with michael keaton and matthew modine.

packy poser on Apr 12, 2008


I think it looks pretty interesting, and it's on my wait and see list (along with Ironman). As far as saying Nic Cage had his career destroyed by the talented LaBute, I'm going out on a limb here by presuming you've not seen any of Cage's films beyond a few. He did an excellent job of destroying them on his own, with a penchant for sticking his fingers in the screenwriter's arena and throwing around his producer's weight on his films. Nic, give it up; you can't act.

Makenna on Apr 14, 2008


I'm getting tired of these Motha F*ucking Neighbors on my Motha F*ucking street!! ahhh the good ol' samuel jackson...

Anonymous on Apr 15, 2008


Obviously, Alex Billington (movie critic) doesn't know a good movie when he sees one. This movie looks awesome. Samuel L. Jackson is perfectly cast for this role. I saw the trailer for this movie, earlier today at the theater. Then researched the movie at home. I can't wait to see it. And it will definitely be a "keeper" for our collection, once it comes out on DVD.

Matt on Apr 30, 2008


#6 lol

Dallas on May 18, 2008


An interracial spin on the Kurt Russell flick "Unlawful Entry", where Ray Liotta was the ruthless cop much like Sam Jackson's role. And produced by Will Smith's company, Overbrook. This will definitely be a killer Friday night rental!! 🙂

Spider on Jul 27, 2008

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