Movies About Houses

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Movies About Houses

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Psycho (1960)

Psycho
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin
Rated R

Psycho is an American thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and released in 1960. The movie follows the story of a young man named Norman Bates, who runs a small motel outside of town alongside his mother. After a young woman named Marion Crane steals money from her employer, she checks into the motel for the night and ultimately meets an untimely end at the hands of Bates. As the story progresses, it is revealed that Bates suffers from a split personality and is haunted by the memory of his domineering mother. The film is recognized as a classic of its genre and has been praised for its intense suspense and brilliant direction. Psycho is widely considered to be one of Hitchcock's greatest works.

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 psychological horror film directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Stephen King's 1977 novel of the same name. The film follows Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), an aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic, who accepts a position as the off-season caretaker of the isolated historic Overlook Hotel in the Colorado Rockies. His young son Danny (Danny Lloyd) has psychic abilities and is able to see things from the past and future, such as the ghostly former caretaker. Once the family arrives at the hotel, strange and frightening events begin to take place. Jack gradually descends into madness as the supernatural forces within the hotel influence his fragile psyche. As Jack's sanity deteriorates, Danny and his mother Wendy (Shelley Duvall) find themselves in a desperate fight for survival. With the help of the mysterious Dick Hallorann (Scatman Crothers), they must find a way to escape the malevolent forces at work in the hotel.

Frankenstein (1931)

Frankenstein
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From James Whale, starring Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles
Rated Passed

Frankenstein is a 1931 horror classic directed by James Whale and based on the novel by Mary Shelley. The film follows the story of Dr. Henry Frankenstein and his creation of a monster through the use of dead body parts. After bringing the creature to life, he is horrified at the monster's appearance and abandons him. The monster, played by Boris Karloff, wanders off and begins to terrorize the countryside as he searches for companionship. The village people become increasingly fearful and vow to hunt down and kill the creature. Meanwhile, Dr. Frankenstein desperately tries to find a way to destroy the monster he created. The film culminates in a dramatic showdown between Dr. Frankenstein and the Monster in a cemetery, where Dr. Frankenstein eventually defeats the creature.

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 horror-thriller film written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar. It stars Nicole Kidman as Grace Stewart, a devoutly religious woman living in a remote country house with her two children, Anne and Nicholas. Grace becomes convinced that the house is haunted, and her belief is strengthened when the children start to report supernatural occurrences. As the story progresses, it is revealed that the ghosts are actually the former residents of the house, held captive by Grace in order to protect her children. The film is mysterious and builds suspense as the audience discovers the true identity of the ghosts and the reasons why Grace is so determined to keep her children isolated. Ultimately, the film reveals a heartbreaking twist as the movie comes to an end.

Deep Red (1975)

Deep Red
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril
Rated R

Deep Red is a 1975 Italian horror film directed by Dario Argento. The movie follows a jazz pianist, Marcus Daly, who witnesses a brutal murder of a medium in his apartment. He begins to investigate the crime, and soon discovers a dangerous conspiracy involving a mysterious figure known as "The Professor". As Daly gets closer to uncovering the truth, he finds himself in dangerous situation and must use all of his skills to escape. Along the way, he meets a variety of strange characters and learns of a dark history connected to the killer. The film is noted for its intense violence and intricate plot.

The Wicker Man (1973)

The Wicker Man
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robin Hardy, starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland
Rated R

The Wicker Man is a 1973 British horror film directed by Robin Hardy and written by Anthony Shaffer. The film follows the story of Police Sergeant Neil Howie who is sent to an isolated island off the coast of Scotland to investigate the disappearance of a young girl named Rowan Morrison. Upon arriving, Howie finds a pagan society devoted to the worship of a mysterious god. As he digs deeper, he discovers that the islanders are planning to sacrifice Rowan in a ritualistic burning of a giant wicker man as a way to appease their god. Howie must fight against the islanders' beliefs to save Rowan before it's too late. Ultimately, Howie is unable to prevent the ritual and he is sacrificed in the burning wicker man.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain
Rated R

Dracula (1931)

Dracula
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Tod Browning, Karl Freund, starring Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye
Rated Passed

Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)

Nosferatu the Vampyre
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Werner Herzog, starring Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz, Roland Topor
Rated PG

The Haunting (1963)

The Haunting
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Robert Wise, starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn
Rated G

Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé
Rated R

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Only Lovers Left Alive
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jim Jarmusch, starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt
Rated R

Don't Look Now (1973)

Don't Look Now
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Roeg, starring Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania
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

Black Christmas (1974)

Black Christmas
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Bob Clark, starring Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon
Rated R

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Clive Barker, starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman
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

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

Phenomena (1985)

Phenomena
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Dalila Di Lazzaro
Rated R

The Beyond (1981)

The Beyond
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Lucio Fulci, starring Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale, Antoine Saint-John
Rated R

Inferno (1980)

Inferno
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi
Rated R

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 People Under the Stairs (1991)

The People Under the Stairs
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer
Rated R

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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