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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 vile act, remains stashed in one of its walls, or something hidden 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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jackie90 added Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Joey King
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Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke
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Randolph Strauss added Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Patrick Wilson
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Claire Bloom, Lois Maxwell, Julie Harris
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beernbugs added James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger
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Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis
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freeling10 added Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Michelle Fairley
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VivienVallesteros added Naomi Watts, Pauley Perrette, Brian Cox
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George C. Scott, Melvyn Douglas, Barry Morse
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Milo added Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Kate Walsh
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ChrisRobarchek added Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi
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KirstinSarahSacloloBello added Julian Sands, Kevin Tighe, Bobby Preston
House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies
StuartGantner added Vincent Price, Richard Long, Elisha Cook
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ChrisRobarchek added Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Fred Thompson
House on Haunted Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies
Ali Larter, Famke Janssen, Geoffrey Rush
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Ariel Kana added Michelle Pfeiffer, Harrison Ford, Amber Valletta
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Samantha Dillinger added Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer
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Bruce Campbell, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi
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wiabux added Sarah Michelle Gellar, KaDee Strickland, Bill Pullman
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Lon Harris added Jennifer Morrison, Kevin Bacon, Illeana Douglas
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karien.v.rooyen added Shannon Elizabeth, Tony Shalhoub, Matthew Lillard
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Randolph Strauss added Geraldine Chaplin, Belén Rueda, Édgar Vivar
The Haunting in Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies
karien.v.rooyen added Virginia Madsen, Amanda Crew, Elias Koteas
The Conjuring 2: The Enfield P... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Haunted House Movies
Melanie Dion added Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Frances O'Connor