A video release of a 1994 made-for-cable movie, NEXT DOOR is a disturbing look at class warfare and intellectual snobbery.
Matt Coler (James Woods) and his wife Karen (Kate Capshaw) are college professors who live in the suburbs while awaiting faculty housing. Next door, butcher Lenny Benedetti (Randy Quaid) and his wife Marci (Lucinda Jenney) epitomize the blue-collar lifestyle the Colers look down their noses at.
The Benedettis are loud and raucous, make love in the backyard, and have an obsession with lawn watering. When Lenny's incessant watering kills Karen's azaleas, a friendly discussion over the situation escalates into full-scale war. Matt ruins Lenny's...