The Acid House (1998) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Acid House

Paul McGuigan, 1998

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The Acid House
Irvine Welsh, 1994

The Acid House is a movie directed by Paul McGuigan in 1998 and based on the book of the same name by Irvine Welsh, first published in 1994. The movie features Ewen Bremner, Kevin McKidd, Maurice Roeves, Martin Clunes, Jemma Redgrave, Garry Sweeney, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

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RATING

6.4

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Acid House (Paul McGuigan, 1998)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: The Acid House (Irvine Welsh, 1994)

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Storyline

Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities, and insect life. The Granton Star Cause: A comedy in which Boab is having a rotten day. A Soft Touch: Kevin McKidd plays Johnny, a man who is cuckolded by Larry, the ruthless upstairs neighbour who steals his electricity and his wife. The Acid House: An acid trip and a bolt of lightning result in amiable schemie Coco Brice exchanging bodies with the baby of a middle-class couple.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Acid House, the 1998 movie by Paul McGuigan

Year

1998

Minutes

111

Movie Rate

6.40

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Acid House

Country: UK

Year: 1998

Length: 1h51m

Cover of The Acid House, the 1994 book by Irvine Welsh

Year

1994

Pages

289

Book Rate

7.44

S: Goodreads

Book

The Acid House

Country: UK

First published in: 1994

Length: 289 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

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Poster of The Acid House, the 1998 movie by Paul McGuigan

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Cover of The Acid House, the 1994 book by Irvine Welsh

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