The People Next Door is a 1970 American drama film directed by David Greene and starring Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, and Tom Tryon. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Jane Howard. The film tells the story of a young couple, Susan and Bill Matthews (Woodward and Balsam), who move into a new house in the suburbs. They soon discover that their neighbors, the Hendersons (Tryon and Katherine Ross), are a strange and reclusive family. As the Matthewses get to know the Hendersons, they begin to suspect that they are hiding a dark secret. The People Next Door was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Woodward.

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The People Next Door (1970)

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The People Next Door is a 1970 American drama film directed by David Greene and starring Joanne Woodward, Martin Balsam, and Tom Tryon. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Jane Howard. The film tells the story of a young couple, Susan and Bill Matthews (Woodward and Balsam), who move into a new house in the suburbs. They soon discover that their neighbors, the Hendersons (Tryon and Katherine Ross), are a strange and reclusive family. As the Matthewses get to know the Hendersons, they begin to suspect that they are hiding a dark secret. The People Next Door was a critical and commercial success. It was nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Woodward.

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Cast
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Eli Wallach

Arthur Mason
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Julie Harris

Gerrie Mason
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Deborah Winters

Maxie Mason
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Stephen McHattie

Artie Mason
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Hal Holbrook

David Hoffman
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Cloris Leachman

Tina Hoffman
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Don Scardino

Sandy Hoffman
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Rue McClanahan

Della
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Nehemiah Persoff

Dr. Salazar
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Mike Kellin

Dr. Margolin
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Sandy Alexander

Elliott
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Anthony D. Call

Dr. Lauran (as Anthony Call)
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Rutanya Alda

Nurse
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John Batiste

Therapist
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Marilyn Chris

Discotheque Waitress
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Matthew Cowles

Wally
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Jane Culley

Nymphomaniac
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Anita Dangler

Blonde Mother
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Paul Ganapoler

Club Owner
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Steve Kanyon

Party Musician
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Joseph Leon

Price Whitehead
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Ron Panvini

Party Musician
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Bobby Sandler

Party Musician
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Janet Sarno

Night Nurse (as Jan Sarno)
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Jay Savino

Party Musician
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Bruce Scott

Jack
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Philip Suriano

Motorcycle Gang Member
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Ben Yaffee

Discotheque Owner
Crew
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David Greene

Director
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J.P. Miller

Writer
Disc Releases
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People Next Door

(DVD)

9/26/2006

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The People Next Door

(Blu-ray)

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