The Best Haunted House Movies Films
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The Best Haunted House Movies

A list of the best haunted house movies. These are films that feature a haunted house as one of its primary locations. We believe we've got them all, but if you think we missed one please feel free to add it to the list yourself. All genres have been included, but being haunted houses, the most predominant genre is of course horror. Haunted houses are at the heart of many of our favorite ghost stories and have translated into some of the best haunted house films. For movies you can watch now on Netflix check out these lists like the best horror movies on Netflix, best anime shows and best comedies on Netflix.

A haunted house also creates a unique situation for storytellers where the location itself is practically one of the characters. Whether the house is haunted due to a murder, a corpse stashed in one of its walls, or something buried beneath its foundation, you'll find it on this list of the best haunted house films. What are the best haunted house movies? That's up to you to decide!

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    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Craig T. Nelson, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein

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    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston

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    Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Barbara Hershey

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    Rod Steiger, Margot Kidder, James Brolin

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Richard Johnson

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    Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Rosa Blasi, Bill Pullman

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    Famke Janssen, Ali Larter, Geoffrey Rush

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    George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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    Roddy McDowall, Michael Gough, Clive Revill

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    Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey

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    Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, Alex Rocco

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    Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes, Federico Luppi

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    Kiyohiko Ozaki, Kimiko Ikegami, Haruko Wanibuchi

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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    Vincent Price, Richard Long, Alan Marshal

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    Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson

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    Misaki Ito, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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    Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas

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    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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    Clint Eastwood, Mel Gibson, Christina Ricci

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    Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward

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    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yutaka Matsushige

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    Lena Dunham, Sara Paxton, Kelly McGillis

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    Karel Roden, Valentin Ganev, Anastasia Hille

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    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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    Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban

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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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    Fred Astaire, Ken Olin, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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    Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Ava Gardner

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    Bette Davis, Oliver Reed, Burgess Meredith

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    Ian Mune, Bruce Hopkins, Cameron Rhodes Very quirky horror/comedy written and directed by new comer, Gerard Johnstone and starring Morgana O'Reilly as Kylie Bucknell.

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