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The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s  

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List Rules Any 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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Something Evil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1972
Something Evil is a 1972 horror television movie starring Sandy Dennis, Darren McGavin, and Ralph Bellamy. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the screenplay was written by Robert Clouse.
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The Legend of Hell House is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1973
The Legend of Hell House is a 1973 British horror film directed by John Hough and based on the American novel Hell House by Richard Matheson, who also wrote the screenplay. The film stars Pamela ...more
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Burnt Offerings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1976
Burnt Offerings is a 1976 mystery horror film based on the 1973 novel of the same name by Robert Marasco. Directed by Dan Curtis, the film stars Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Bette Davis, Lee H. ...more
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Haunted is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
Haunted 1977
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The Amityville Horror is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1979
The Amityville Horror is a 1979 American supernatural horror film, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, based on Jay Anson's bestselling 1977 novel of the same name. It is the first film in the ...more
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House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1977
House is a 1977 Japanese horror film directed and produced by Nobuhiko Obayashi. The film stars mostly amateur actors with only Kimiko Ikegami and Yōko Minamida having any notable previous ...more
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Let's Scare Jessica to Death is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1971
Let's Scare Jessica to Death is a 1971 American horror film, directed by John D. Hancock and starring Zohra Lampert as Jessica. It depicts the nightmarish experiences of a psychologically ...more
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The Sentinel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1977
The Sentinel is a 1977 American horror film directed by Michael Winner and starring Cristina Raines, Chris Sarandon, Ava Gardner, Burgess Meredith, Sylvia Miles, and Eli Wallach. Christopher ...more
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1973
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is an American made-for-television dark fantasy film directed by John Newland and starring Kim Darby and Jim Hutton. It was released by Lorimar Productions and was ...more
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And Now the Screaming Starts! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1973
A beautiful young bride discovers that her new family’s bloodline has been tainted by a vicious curse passed down from generation to generation.
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The House That Dripped Blood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1971
The House That Dripped Blood is a 1971 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell and distributed by Amicus Productions. It stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Nyree Dawn Porter, ...more
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The Turn of the Screw is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1974
The Turn of the Screw is a 1974 American television film directed by Dan Curtis based on the 1898 novel of the same name by Henry James.
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The Evil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
The Evil 1978
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Crowhaven Farm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
Crowhaven Farm 1970
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The Comeback is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1978
The Comeback is a 1978 British horror film directed by Pete Walker. The film was first released in the United Kingdom on 16 June 1978 and was given a theatrical showing at the Barbican Centre in ...more
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House of Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1970
House of Dark Shadows is a 1970 feature-length horror film directed by Dan Curtis based on his Dark Shadows television series. Filming took place at Lyndhurst Estate in Tarrytown, New York, with ...more
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Night of Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1971
Night of Dark Shadows is a 1971 horror film by Dan Curtis. It is the sequel to House of Dark Shadows. It centers on the story of Quentin Collins and his bride Tracy at the Collinwood Mansion in ...more
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Full Circle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1978
Full Circle is a 1977 horror film directed by Richard Loncraine. Based on the novel Julia by Peter Straub, it represents the first film realization of one of his books. In this movie, a woman ...more
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Web of the Spider is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1971
Web of the Spider is the title of a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Antonio Margheriti, using the pseudonym Anthony M. Dawson. This film is also known as And Comes the Dawn... But Colored ...more
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The House That Would Not Die is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
The House That Would Not Die 1970
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The Stone Tape is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1972
The Stone Tape is a television play directed by Peter Sasdy and starring Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Michael Bates and Iain Cuthbertson. It was broadcast on BBC Two as a Christmas ghost story in ...more
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The Devil's Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1971
Devil's Nightmare is a Belgian/Italian horror film first released in Belgium under the title La plus longue nuit du diable and in Italy as La terrificante notte del demonio.
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The Amazing Mr. Blunden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1972
The Amazing Mr. Blunden is a 1972 family mystery film directed by Lionel Jeffries, based on the novel The Ghosts by Antonia Barber.
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Dark Places is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
1974
Dark Places is a 1973 British horror film directed by Don Sharp and starring Robert Hardy, Christopher Lee, Joan Collins and Herbert Lom.
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Blacker Than the Night is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies of the 70s
Blacker Than the Night 1975