The behemoth house, daring its owner to repair its monstrous cracks and crevices, has been looked at in comedy films from the early days of film. THE MONEY PIT is another variation on this premise, and while there is some imagination behind the destruction of the title abode, the film
quickly grows into a tired repetition of one long joke. Walter (Tom Hanks) and Anna (Shelley Long) are a cohabiting couple living in the apartment of Anna's ex-husband, Max (Alexander Godunov). When Max, an orchestra conductor, returns home after a two-year European tour, the lovers are hard
pressed to find some new digs. Then Walter, an attorney for rock bands, finds an old house tha...