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The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s

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List RulesAny haunted house movies released in the 1970's.

Haunted houses, bumps in the night. You know the drill... What's your favorite haunted house movie from the 70s?
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  • The Legend of Hell House1

    ActorsRoddy McDowall, Michael Gough, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill, Gayle Hunnicutt

    Directed byJohn Hough

    The Legend of Hell House is a 1973 British horror film directed by John Hough and based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • The Sentinel2
    33
    13

    ActorsChristopher Walken, Jeff Goldblum, Ava Gardner, Tom Berenger, Eli Wallach

    Directed byMichael Winner

    The Sentinel is a 1977 American horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Cristina... more on Wikipedia
  • Haunted3
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    12

    Haunted

    1977

    ActorsAldo Ray, Ann Michelle

    Directed byMichael A. DeGaetano

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  • Burnt Offerings4

    ActorsBette Davis, Burgess Meredith, Oliver Reed, Karen Black, Dub Taylor

    Directed byDan Curtis

    Burnt Offerings is a 1976 mystery horror film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • Something Evil5

    ActorsSteven Spielberg, Darren McGavin, Ralph Bellamy, Sandy Dennis

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Something Evil is a 1972 horror television movie starring Sandy Dennis, Darren McGavin, and... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The Amityville Horror6

    ActorsJames Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Murray Hamilton, Helen Shaver

    Directed byStuart Rosenberg

    The Amityville Horror is a 1979 American supernatural horror film, directed by Stuart... more on Wikipedia
  • Let's Scare Jessica to Death7

    ActorsZohra Lampert, Barton Heyman, Alan Manson, Mariclare Costello, Gretchen Corbett

    Directed byJohn D. Hancock

    Let's Scare Jessica to Death is a 1971 American horror film, directed by John D. Hancock and... more on Wikipedia
  • Don't Be Afraid of the Dark8

    ActorsJim Hutton, Kim Darby, Barbara Anderson

    Directed byJohn Newland

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is an American made-for-television dark fantasy film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • And Now the Screaming Starts!9

    ActorsPeter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Stephanie Beacham, Ian Ogilvy, Norman Mitchell

    Directed byRoy Ward Baker

    A beautiful young bride discovers that her new family’s bloodline has been tainted by a... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • The House That Dripped Blood10

    ActorsChristopher Lee, Joanna Lumley, Peter Cushing, Jon Pertwee, Denholm Elliott

    Directed byPeter Duffell

    The House That Dripped Blood is a 1971 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell... more on Wikipedia
  • House11
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    7

    House

    1977

    ActorsKimiko Ikegami, Haruko Wanibuchi, Yōko Minamida, Miki Jinbo, Kiyohiko Ozaki

    Directed byNobuhiko Obayashi

    House (Japanese: ハウス, Hepburn: Hausu) is a 1977 Japanese horror film directed and produced by... more on Wikipedia
  • House of Dark Shadows12
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    4

    House of Dark Shadows

    1970

    ActorsJoan Bennett, Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Roger Davis, Kathryn Leigh Scott

    Directed byDan Curtis

    House of Dark Shadows is a 1970 feature-length horror film directed by Dan Curtis based on his... more on Wikipedia
  • Crowhaven Farm13
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    3

    Crowhaven Farm

    1970

    ActorsHope Lange, Paul Burke

    Directed byWalter Grauman

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  • Night of Dark Shadows14

    ActorsKate Jackson, David Selby, John Karlen, Clarice Blackburn, Grayson Hall

    Directed byDan Curtis

    Night of Dark Shadows is a 1971 horror film by Dan Curtis. It is the sequel to House of Dark... more on Wikipedia
  • Full Circle/The Haunting Of Julia15

    ActorsMia Farrow, Tom Conti, Keir Dullea, Jill Bennett, Robin Gammell

    Directed byRichard Loncraine

    Full Circle is a 1977 horror film directed by Richard Loncraine. Based on the novel Julia by... more on Wikipedia
  • Web of the Spider16

    ActorsKlaus Kinski, Michèle Mercier, Anthony Franciosa, Silvano Tranquilli, Carla Mancini

    Directed byAntonio Margheriti

    Web of the Spider is the title of a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Antonio Margheriti,... more on Wikipedia
  • The Stone Tape17

    ActorsJane Asher, James Cosmo, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bates, Michael Bryant

    Directed byPeter Sasdy

    The Stone Tape is a television play directed by Peter Sasdy and starring Michael Bryant, Jane... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Dark Places18

    ActorsChristopher Lee, Joan Collins, Herbert Lom

    Directed byDon Sharp

    Dark Places is a 1973 British horror film directed by Don Sharp and starring Robert Hardy,... more on Wikipedia
  • The Evil19
    11
    15

    The Evil

    1978

    ActorsRichard Crenna, Joanna Pettet

    Directed byGus Trikonis

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  • The Devil's Nightmare20

    ActorsDaniel Emilfork, Erika Blanc, Jean Servais, Lucien Raimbourg, Shirley Corrigan

    Directed byJean Brismée

    Devil's Nightmare is a Belgian/Italian horror film first released in Belgium under the title... more on Wikipedia
  • The Comeback21

    ActorsPamela Stephenson, David Doyle, Richard Johnson, Jack Jones, Bill Owen

    Directed byPete Walker

    The Comeback is a 1978 British horror film directed by Pete Walker. The film was first... more on Wikipedia
  • The Turn of the Screw22

    ActorsLynn Redgrave, John Barron, Megs Jenkins, James Laurenson, Benedict Taylor

    Directed byDan Curtis

    The Turn of the Screw is a 1974 American television film directed by Dan Curtis based on the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
  • Blacker Than the Night23
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    Blacker Than the Night

    1975

    ActorsClaudia Islas, Helena Rojo

    Directed byCarlos Enrique Taboada

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  • The House That Would Not Die24
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    14

    The House That Would Not Die

    1970

    ActorsBarbara Stanwyck

    Directed byJohn Llewellyn Moxey

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  • The Amazing Mr. Blunden25

    ActorsDiana Dors, Madeline Smith, Rosalyn Landor, Dorothy Alison, Laurence Naismith

    Directed byLionel Jeffries

    The Amazing Mr. Blunden is a 1972 family mystery film directed by Lionel Jeffries, based on... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button