PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.
Cate Blanchett and Kyle MacLachlan, who play rival magicians in this film, have both been in Marvel comic-book features as enemies of the protagonist: Blanchett played Hela in Thor: Ragnarok (2017), and MacLachlan played Calvin Zabo/Mr Hyde in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) (although he never encounters Thor).
God, I hate pumpkins.
Florence uses the phrase "24-7", a saying that didn't come into use until the mid 1980s.
The Universal Pictures logo is the 1970s version, from the era when the "House With a Clock in its Walls" story was first published (1973). It also runs backwards, in keeping with the titular clock's magical power.
$26,608,020 (USA) (23 September 2018)
$68,440,015 (USA) (12 December 2018)
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