Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

Welcome to the Dollhouse (1996)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
Heather Matarazzo Heather Matarazzo
Dawn Wiener
Christina Vidal Christina Vidal
Cynthia
Brendan Sexton III Brendan Sexton III
Brandon McCarthy
Daria Kalinina Daria Kalinina
Missy Wiener
Matthew Faber Matthew Faber
Mark Wiener
Ken Leung Ken Leung
Barry


Written by
Todd Solondz Todd Solondz
(written by)


Lists

217 votes
Quirky! (162 items)
list by โ™ฅ CHANi
Published 11 years, 7 months ago 50 comments
182 votes
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 items)
list by Mackenzi
Published 4 years, 8 months ago 6 comments
134 votes
Black Comedy - Updated Jan 2015 (358 items)
list by jaytoast
Published 11 years, 8 months ago 40 comments
129 votes
6,006 Movies For a Post-Covid World... (6013 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 10 years, 4 months ago 14 comments
129 votes
Can't We Be Dysfunctional Like A Normal Family? (50 items)
list by The Mighty Celestial
Published 12 years, 5 months ago 16 comments

Welcome to the Dollhouse Videos

Welcome to the Dollhouse - Trailer

28 Views

Added 2 years ago




Cover art, photos and screenshots

5 votes
3 votes
2 votes
2 votes
2 votes

Reviews

Review

8 years, 7 months ago at Mar 4 13:57
2 votes
First of all, I didn't really have high hopes for this film, as it's a 'coming of age' film, and I can not stand them types of films, they're usually boring, typical and really stupid. And so I thought this film had a good chance of being the same. In a way I was wrong. It was watchable. I can't say I was fond of the romance parts, but after that was out of the way...it was O.K, I was getting into... read more

Review

12 years, 1 month ago at Sep 11 7:16
1 vote
With the realism of the coming of age teen life themes that the film "Kids" started, Dollhouse seems to continue. This time, the plot is fitted into a "more linear" storyline, with the intent of structuring the movie in an order that makes it more of a digestable film for general audiences, despite some of its sharp edges.
This is a hard-nosed depiction of those who are quietly & easil... read more

A good movie

7 years, 4 months ago at May 24 22:50
1 vote
Since this movie had a pretty good reputation (above all Roger Ebert was really enthusiastic about it), I was really eager to check it out. As usual with Todd Solondz, it was a rather realistic dark tale with some pitch black humor and we were far from all the glitter and glamour displayed in your usual Hollywood high-school comedy. And that was definitely the main quality in this movie, the fact ... read more
View all Welcome to the Dollhouse reviews
Insightful look at an unattractive 7th grader as she struggles to cope with un-attentive parents, snobbish classmates, a smart older brother, an attractive younger sister, and her own insecurities.
Release date: 24 May 1996
UPC: 043396825697
Tags: 1990s (8), Black Comedy (8), Bullying (6), Drama (5), Coming Of Age (5), Comedy (4), Independent Film (4), Young Girl (3), Outsider (3), Usa (3), (3), Dysfunctional Family (3), Threat (3), Independent (2), Teacher Crush (2), Missing Child (2), Barbie (2), Videotape (2), Teen Drug Use (2), Bully (2)
My tags: Add tags

Update feed

fred0 posted a comment on this image 6 months, 2 weeks ago

" "


Nusch added this to a list 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Films About Puberty (47 movies items)
Kackerlacka added this to a list 1 year, 1 month ago
Nati od Nate (52 movies items)
static added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Watched in 2020 (412 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Favorite Comedy Films: 1994-1995 (69 movies items)

" Directed by: Todd Solondz Produced by: Donna L. Bascom and Todd Solondz Written by: Todd Solondz Cinematography: Randy Drummond Edited by: Alan Oxman Music by: Jill Wisoff Distributed by: Sony Classics Pictures"


sdepy83 added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago
1995 Films Ranked (42 movies items)
sdepy83 voted for an image 1 year, 9 months ago

Meta_Ridley voted for an image 1 year, 11 months ago

maxafa added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
Child Starring Movies (105 movies items)
Leo posted a video 2 years, 2 months ago
Leo added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
ekimo72 added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
My Movie Collection (5158 movies items)
Mustanaamio7 added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Best of 90's (50 movies items)
Leo added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Clarence added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Watched (2018) (253 movies items)
lovedriver voted for an image 2 years, 11 months ago

mirinbuddy added this to a list 3 years ago
1995 Films Ranked (109 movies items)
onclelapin posted a image 3 years, 4 months ago

jazzybop voted for 22 images [View All] 3 years, 9 months ago

Severin Severin added this to a list 3 years, 11 months ago
ToonHead2102 added this to a list 4 years ago
onclelapin posted a image 4 years, 1 month ago

InTheWitheringWind added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Favorite Movies (426 movies items)
mirinbuddy added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Favorite Teen Movies (49 movies items)
Blacksoul704 added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
Movies Diary - 2017 (87 movies items)
Mackenzi added this to a list 4 years, 8 months ago
500 Essential Cult Movies (502 movies items)
Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
Favorite Cult Films: 1995 (43 movies items)
denis24 added this to a list 5 years ago
Watched in...2016 (866 movies items)
The Mighty Celestial added this to a list 5 years ago
30 From 95: My Favorite Films From 1995 (30 movies items)

" With the realism of the coming of age teen life themes that a film from this same year, "Kids" started, Dollhouse seems to continue. This time, the plot is fitted into a "more linear" storyline, with the intent of structuring the movie in an order that makes it more of a digestable film for general audiences, despite some of its sharp edges. This is a hard-nosed depiction of those who are quietly & easily overlooked & who tend to make up a larger percentage of the student school populat"


Stefa added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
Watched in 2016 (86 movies items)

"10.7."


SwornShadow added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
Leo added this to a list 5 years, 3 months ago
Ryan Watches a Movie (310 movies items)

"for "Wiener-Dog" Director: Todd Solondz Starring: Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton III, Eric Mabius"


Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Top Favorite Films of 1995 (81 movies items)

"Directed by Todd Solondz Starring Heather Matarazzo, Victoria Davis, Brendan Sexton III, Ken Leung, Christina Brucato, Siri Howard, Telly Ponditis, Matthew Faber, Eric Mabuis, Bill Buell, Will Lyman, and Angela Pietropinto "


Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Favorite Black Comedy Movies (188 movies items)
Nusch voted for an image 5 years, 5 months ago

Nusch added this to a list 5 years, 5 months ago
Great Nihilistic Movies (71 movies items)
milica added this to a list 5 years, 6 months ago
johanlefourbe added this to a list 5 years, 7 months ago

People who liked this also liked

Rating: 7.5
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 7.8
Rating: 8
Rating: 8.5
Rating: 6.9
Rating: 6.9
Rating: 8
Rating: 8
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.1
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.3
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 8.6
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.5
Rating: 7.6
Rating: 7.2
Rating: 8.3
Rating: 7.7