The Best Haunted House Movies Films

The Best Haunted House Movies

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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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    The Shining is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    the people's #1 & most listed
    Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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    Poltergeist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

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    Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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    The Conjuring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King

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    Insidious is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    Rose Red Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    often listed & added by KirstinSarahSacloloBello
    Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston

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    The Others is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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    The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

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    The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    What Lies Beneath is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta

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    The Orphanage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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    The Ring is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    Stir of Echoes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas

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    1408 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    Evil Dead II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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    The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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    House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush

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    Thirteen Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by karien.v.rooyen
    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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    Mama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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    The Changeling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse

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    The Frighteners is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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

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    Sinister is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson

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    The Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

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    The Cabin in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Chris Hemsworth, Sigourney Weaver, Amy Acker

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    The Legend of Hell House is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Roddy McDowall, Michael Gough, Pamela Franklin

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    House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by StuartGantner
    Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook

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    Paranormal Activity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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    Monster House is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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    The Haunting in Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by karien.v.rooyen
    Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas

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    The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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    Casper is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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    Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe

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    Ju-on: The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Itou Misaki, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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    House is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Kimiko Ikegami, Haruko Wanibuchi, Yōko Minamida

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    Ring is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yūko Takeuchi

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    The Devil's Backbone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    often listed & added by Ariel Kana
    Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes, Federico Luppi

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    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by ChrisRobarchek
    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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    The Innocents is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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    Suspiria is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by srjthnk
    Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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    Crimson Peak is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by IrinaGinger79
    Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

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    The Strangers is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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    The Tenant is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by margaretemdal
    Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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    Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    ranked low on reranks & added by KaterinaMzk
    Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban

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    The Innkeepers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Lena Dunham, Sara Paxton, Kelly McGillis

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    Kingdom Hospital is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    The Abandoned is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by ChrisRobarchek
    Karel Roden, Anastasia Hille, Valentin Ganev

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    Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by ChrisRobarchek
    Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    The Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    ranked high on reranks
    Eva Longoria, Kim Basinger, Michael Douglas Released: 1976

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    Burnt Offerings is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by laustcawz
    Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed

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