Dream House is a 2011 American psychological thriller written by David Loucka directed by Jim Sheridan and starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts, and Marton Csokas. It was released on September 30, 2011, in the United States and Canada by Universal Pictures and Morgan Creek Productions to mostly negative reviews and low box office results.
Peter Ward is a mental patient who was recently released from a mental hospital after his wife, Libby (Rachel Weisz), and two daughters were brutally murdered in their home. He returns to the house, now abandoned, and begins to live there in the empty, decrepit house. In his mind, however, his wife and family are still there, and everything is fine. He thinks his name is Will Atenton, loving father and husband.