Best Haunted House Movies

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Best Haunted House Movies

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The Shining (1980)

The Shining
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers
Rated R

The Shining, directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1980, follows Jack Torrance, a writer and recovering alcoholic, who takes a job as the winter caretaker of the isolated Overlook Hotel. His young son, Danny, possesses psychic abilities and is able to see horrific visions of the hotel’s past. As Jack’s mental stability slowly deteriorates, Danny and his mother, Wendy, are terrorized by Jack’s supernatural visions and by the sinister influence of the hotel itself. As Jack’s descent into madness accelerates, Danny is increasingly in danger and Wendy must confront the horrors of the hotel to save her son and herself.

The Innocents (1961)

The Innocents
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Jack Clayton, starring Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave
Rated Not Rated

The Innocents is a 1961 British psychological horror film based on the novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. Set in Victorian England, the film follows a governess, Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr), who is hired to look after two children who are living alone in a large, isolated mansion. She soon discovers that the children are being visited by the ghosts of the former governess and her lover, who had died under mysterious circumstances. As the governess grows increasingly disturbed and paranoid, the children's behavior becomes increasingly malicious. In the end, the governess is left to confront the ghosts and the secrets of the mansion on her own.

The Others (2001)

The Others
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann
Rated PG-13

The Others is a psychological horror film written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar. It follows Grace (Nicole Kidman), a devoutly religious, widowed mother of two, who lives in a large, isolated mansion on the English coast. When her children, Anne and Nicholas, begin to experience strange phenomena in their home, Grace begins to suspect that the house is haunted. As events become increasingly bizarre and frightening, Grace discovers that she and her children are not alone in the house, and that their lives are in danger from supernatural forces beyond their control. As the truth behind the haunting is slowly revealed, the family must confront their own secrets and fears in order to survive.

The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor
Rated R

The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. The film follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives. The film stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as the Warrens, with Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston and Shanley Caswell portraying the Perron family who experience the paranormal events. The Conjuring received positive reviews from critics and was a box office success, grossing over $319 million worldwide from a production budget of $20 million.

Beetlejuice (1988)

Beetlejuice
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tim Burton, starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe
Rated PG

Beetlejuice is a 1988 dark comedy fantasy film directed by Tim Burton. The story follows the afterlife adventures of a recently deceased couple, Barbara and Adam Maitland, who enlist the help of a mischievous and outrageous "bio-exorcist" named Beetlejuice to help them save their home from the clutches of an evil and ambitious couple, Charles and Delia Deetz. With a wide array of bizarre characters and a laugh-out-loud surrealist plot, Beetlejuice is an eccentric and unforgettable classic.

The Orphanage (2007)

The Orphanage
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From J.A. Bayona, starring Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera
Rated R

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker
Rated NC-17

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight
Rated PG

It (2017)

It
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Andy Muschietti, starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis
Rated R

The Changeling (1980)

The Changeling
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Medak, starring George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh
Rated R

The Frighteners (1996)

The Frighteners
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin
Rated R

House of Usher (1960)

House of Usher
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe
Rated Approved

Stir of Echoes (1999)

Stir of Echoes
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From David Koepp, starring Kevin Bacon, Zachary David Cope, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas
Rated R

1408 (2007)

1408
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub
Rated PG-13

Housebound (2014)

Housebound
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Gerard Johnstone, starring Morgana O'Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru, Ross Harper
Rated Not Rated

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

The Legend of Hell House
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Hough, starring Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill
Rated PG

Candyman (1992)

Candyman
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Bernard Rose, starring Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons
Rated R

Monster House (2006)

Monster House
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Gil Kenan, starring Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Ryan Whitney
Rated PG

What Lies Beneath (2000)

What Lies Beneath
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto
Rated PG-13

Event Horizon (1997)

Event Horizon
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson
Rated R

The Skeleton Key (2005)

The Skeleton Key
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Iain Softley, starring Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant, Gena Rowlands
Rated PG-13

Crimson Peak (2015)

Crimson Peak
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Guillermo del Toro, starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam
Rated R

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

The House That Dripped Blood
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Peter Duffell, starring John Bryans, John Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Peter Cushing
Rated PG

Burnt Offerings (1976)

Burnt Offerings
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dan Curtis, starring Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart
Rated PG

Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

Let's Scare Jessica to Death
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From John D. Hancock, starring Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Kevin O'Connor, Gretchen Corbett
Rated GP

 



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