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

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    The Shining Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers

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


    Poltergeist 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


    Beetlejuice 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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    The Conjuring 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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    Insidious Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson

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    The Others is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    The Others Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley

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


    The Haunting Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris

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    Rose Red Stephen King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    often listed & added by KirstinSarahSacloloBello
    Rose Red Stephen King Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston

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

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    The Amityville Horror James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger

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

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    The Ring Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox

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    The Orphanage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    The Orphanage Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar

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    The Woman in Black is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    The Woman in Black Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer

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

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    Stir of Echoes 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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    1408 Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh

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    The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman

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    Evil Dead II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Evil Dead II Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi

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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

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    Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard

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

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

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


    The Changeling George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse

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

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    Mama Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Daniel Kash

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

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    Sinister 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

    added by ChrisRobarchek
    The Evil Dead 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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    The Cabin in the Woods 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


    The Legend of Hell House 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

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    Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook

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

    added by wiabux
    Casper Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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


    Paranormal Activity Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Randy McDowell

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    Monster House is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Monster House Kathleen Turner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Buscemi

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

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    Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas

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    Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, George Coe

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    The Haunting is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    The Haunting Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liam Neeson, Owen Wilson

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    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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    Ju-on: The Grudge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies


    Ju-on: The Grudge Itou Misaki, Megumi Okina, Takashi Matsuyama

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


    The Innocents Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin

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    House is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    added by Lons
    House Kimiko Ikegami, Haruko Wanibuchi, Yōko Minamida

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

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    Hiroyuki Sanada, Miki Nakatani, Yūko Takeuchi

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

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    Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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    The Devil's Backbone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

    often listed & added by Ariel Kana
    The Devil's Backbone Eduardo Noriega, Marisa Paredes, Federico Luppi

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

    added by srjthnk
    Suspiria Joan Bennett, Alida Valli, Udo Kier

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

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    Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Charlie Hunnam

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

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    The Strangers Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward, Scott Speedman

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

    added by margaretemdal
    The Tenant Roman Polanski, Shelley Winters, Isabelle Adjani

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


    The Innkeepers Lena Dunham, Sara Paxton, Kelly McGillis

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    Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies

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    Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban

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

    added by IrinaGinger79
    Kingdom Hospital

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

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    Karel Roden, Anastasia Hille, Valentin Ganev

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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
    Burnt Offerings Bette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed

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