Haunted House Movies

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Haunted House Movies

Ever viewed these Haunted House Movies? We guarantee you'll find some new films. We assembled 25 of our favorites.

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 is a psychological horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on Stephen King's 1977 novel of the same name. It follows the story of Jack Torrance, an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic, who takes a job as an off-season caretaker at the Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies. Jack moves in with his wife, Wendy, and son, Danny, who is gifted with "the shining," an array of psychic abilities that allow him to see the hotel's horrific past. As the winter progresses, Jack gradually becomes influenced by a supernatural presence in the hotel and descends into madness. His increasingly erratic and violent behavior threatens the family, while Danny has frightening visions of the hotel's past and of the ghosts that inhabit it. As the situation worsens, Wendy and Danny try to escape the hotel, while Jack continues to be haunted by the supernatural forces within.

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 directed by Jack Clayton and adapted by William Archibald and Truman Capote from Henry James's 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. It stars Deborah Kerr as a governess who watches over two children at a remote British estate and becomes convinced that their large estate is haunted by ghosts. As the governess' obsession with the supernatural grows, so too does her fear and paranoia as she strives to protect the children from the alleged spirits. As the governess' mental state begins to unravel, it becomes increasingly unclear what is real and what is a product of her imagination. The film is noted for its lush cinematography, its use of classical music, and for its effective and subtle use of horror, making it a classic of the genre.

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 2001 supernatural horror film directed by Alejandro Amenábar. It stars Nicole Kidman as Grace Stewart, a devoutly religious woman raising her two children in a remote estate on the British Isles. When a trio of mysterious servants arrive in the home, strange and supernatural events begin to occur, leading Grace to fear her family is being haunted. As she delves further into the secrets of her house, Grace discovers a shocking truth that changes her entire worldview. With its eerie atmosphere, intense performances, and clever plot twists, The Others is a gothic ghost story that will keep you guessing until the very end.

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 supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators and authors associated with prominent cases of hauntings. The Warrens come to the assistance of the Perron family, who are experiencing increasingly disturbing events in their farmhouse in Rhode Island in 1971. The Warrens find the house is haunted by a malevolent entity and work together to attempt to drive out the spirit. The film has become one of the highest grossing horror films, receiving critical acclaim for its atmosphere and direction.

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 and starring Michael Keaton. The story follows the recently deceased couple, Adam and Barbara Maitland (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis), who are stuck haunting their former home. When the new living owners, the Deetzes (Catherine O'Hara, Jeffrey Jones, and Winona Ryder) and their daughter Lydia (Ryder) arrive, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Desperate, they turn to Betelgeuse (Keaton), a rambunctious spirit whose "help" quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and the Deetzes. Through a series of chaotic and comical events, Betelgeuse manages to save the day and Adam and Barbara are able to pass on to the afterlife.

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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