Horror Movies About Haunted Houses

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Horror Movies About Haunted Houses

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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 is a 1980 horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall and Danny Lloyd. The film follows the Torrence family, Jack (Nicholson), Wendy (Duvall) and their son, Danny (Lloyd) as they move into the Overlook Hotel, deep in the Colorado Rockies, to serve as its winter caretakers. Jack's job is to maintain the hotel while the rest of the family is in charge of the day-to-day operations. He quickly becomes overwhelmed by the isolation and the pressure of being alone with his family, and soon begins to experience visions of ghosts from the past. As Jack's behavior becomes increasingly erratic, Danny discovers that he has a special gift — he can sense the presence of the supernatural. As the family's lives become increasingly threatened by the mysterious forces in the hotel, Danny's visions help them escape from the hotel before it's too late.

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, directed by Jack Clayton and released in 1961, is a psychological thriller based on Henry James' novella, The Turn of the Screw. The film follows a young governess, Miss Giddens (Deborah Kerr), as she takes on a position at a remote country estate to look after two recently orphaned children, Miles and Flora. As she grows closer to the children and their strange behavior, Miss Giddens begins to suspect their home may be haunted by a malevolent presence. As the story progresses, Miss Giddens must confront her own fears and doubts as she discovers the truth of the haunting and attempts to protect the children from the evil forces that seem to be lurking in the shadows.

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 mystery film written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar. It stars Nicole Kidman as Grace Stewart, a woman who lives in an old house on the English Channel island of Jersey with her two photosensitive children, Anne and Nicholas. After a series of strange occurrences, Grace comes to believe that the house is haunted by the spirits of three dead soldiers and hires a trio of servants to help to look after her children. As the story unfolds, Grace discovers the truth behind her family's disturbing past and is forced to confront the secrets that she and her children have been keeping. The Others is a chilling exploration of trust, faith, and the supernatural, with a twist ending that will leave viewers 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 Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators and authors associated with prominent cases of haunting. 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 themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives. The family is tormented by a dark presence in the form of a malicious spirit who has latched onto their home. With the help of the Warrens, the Perrons are able to uncover the mystery of the spirit and attempt to expel it from their home. The Conjuring is a chilling and suspenseful horror film that is sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats.

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 horror film directed by Tim Burton. The film stars Michael Keaton as Betelgeuse, a mischievous spirit who is summoned by two recently deceased newlyweds (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis). Betelgeuse attempts to scare away the living people who have moved into their former home, while the ghosts of the newlywed couple try to protect them. With the help of a quirky exorcist (Winona Ryder), the couple eventually succeeds in sending Betelgeuse back to the afterlife. The film is a cult classic, praised for its dark humor and Burton's unique visuals.

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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