Several movies have explored Haunted House Movies List. We wrote about 25 of the best ones.
From Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers
The Shining is a horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1980, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. It stars Jack Nicholson as Jack Torrance, a writer and recovering alcoholic who takes a job as an off-season caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies. His wife Wendy (Shelley Duvall) and son Danny (Danny Lloyd) accompany him, but they quickly find that the hotel is haunted by malevolent forces. As Jack slowly descends into madness, his son begins to experience frightening visions of the hotel's dark past. Meanwhile, Wendy desperately tries to protect her son and herself from the dangerous forces lurking in the hotel. The Shining is a classic horror story that has been praised for its masterful direction and Kubrick's unique visual style.
From Jack Clayton, starring Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave
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The Innocents is a psychological horror film by director Jack Clayton, released in 1961. It is based on the novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. The film follows a governess, played by Deborah Kerr, who is sent to look after two children, Miles and Flora, in an old country mansion. Over time, she begins to see ghostly figures of a man and woman who are believed to be former servants of the household. The governess realizes that the ghosts are intent on corrupting the children, and she must protect them from the malevolent spirits. The Innocents is a powerful and intense drama that delves into the supernatural and explores themes of guilt, innocence, and the desperate lengths one will go to protect those they care for.
From Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann
The Others is a 2001 horror-thriller film written, directed, and scored by Alejandro Amenábar. The film stars Nicole Kidman as Grace, a devoutly religious mother living in an isolated mansion with her two children Anne and Nicholas. When three mysterious servants arrive to take up residence in the house, mysterious and frightening events begin to occur. The servants are revealed to be a family of ghosts, and the mansion is their home. As strange apparitions begin to haunt the family and the servants constantly disappear, Grace is forced to confront her deepest fears and faith. In the end, the truth of the family’s past is revealed and Grace is forced to come to terms with her faith and the secrets of her past.
From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor
The Conjuring is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. The movie follows the story of Ed and Lorraine Warren, two paranormal investigators and self-proclaimed demonologists. When the Perron family move into a rundown farmhouse in Rhode Island, they soon become terrorized by a dark presence. The Warrens are called in to help them, and face their most terrifying case yet. As they attempt to uncover the mystery of the house, the couple must come face-to-face with the most powerful and malicious force they have ever encountered. As the family desperately seeks a way to rid the house of the evil spirits, they must battle with their own inner demons as well.
From J.A. Bayona, starring Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera
From Robert Wise, starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn
From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker
From Tobe Hooper, starring JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight
From Andy Muschietti, starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Martell, Finn Wolfhard, Sophia Lillis
From Peter Medak, starring George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh
From Peter Jackson, starring Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson, John Astin
From Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe
From Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub
From William Castle, starring Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long, Alan Marshal
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From Gerard Johnstone, starring Morgana O'Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru, Ross Harper
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From Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr., Frank Maxwell
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From Robert Zemeckis, starring Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto
From Peter Duffell, starring John Bryans, John Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Peter Cushing
From Iain Softley, starring Kate Hudson, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant, Gena Rowlands
From Guillermo del Toro, starring Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam
From Dan Curtis, starring Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith, Eileen Heckart
From John D. Hancock, starring Zohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Kevin O'Connor, Gretchen Corbett
From Oren Peli, starring Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong
Thomas Guard, starring Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn
From Pete Walker, starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Desi Arnaz Jr.