Haunted House Movies, Ranked

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1.
Ghostwatch (1992 TV Movie)
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The BBC gives over a whole evening to an 'investigation into the supernatural'. Four respected presenters... (91 mins.)
Director: Lesley Manning
“ 9/10 ” - solmaquina
 
2.
The Orphanage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
3.
Beetlejuice (1988)
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A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a "bio-exorcist" in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. (92 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ 7.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
4.
The Haunting (1963)
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A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
5.
Sinister (2012)
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Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
6.
Stir of Echoes (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around him. (99 mins.)
Director: David Koepp
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
7.
The Changeling (1980)
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
8.
Ju-on: The Curse (2000 Video)
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A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school. (70 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
9.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
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Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit. (134 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
10.
The Others (2001)
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A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
11.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 7/10 ” - solmaquina
 
12.
Poltergeist (1982)
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ 6.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
13.
The Innocents (1961)
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A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. (100 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
14.
The Shining (1980)
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A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
15.
What Lies Beneath (2000)
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The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind. (130 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
16.
Ju-On: The Grudge 2 (2003)
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As their curse spreads on all around, the ghosts find their chance to live once again through the pregnancy of a cursed woman. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
17.
Monster House (2006)
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Three teens discover that their neighbor's house is really a living, breathing, scary monster. (91 mins.)
Director: Gil Kenan
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
18.
Crimson Peak (2015)
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In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers. (119 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - solmaquina
 
19.
The Woman in Black (2012)
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A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
20.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
“ 5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
21.
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
22.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
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After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
23.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
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The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily. (106 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
24.
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
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A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. (92 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ 4.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
25.
Ju-on: The Curse 2 (2000)
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On his request, the sensitive sister of a real estate agent visits a house he intends to put on sell, only to cross paths with its resident curse. (76 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ 4/10 ” - solmaquina
 
26.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
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Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project. (83 mins.)
“ 4/10 ” - solmaquina
 
27.
The Haunting (1999)
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When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ 4/10 ” - solmaquina
 
28.
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
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A realtor and his wife and children are summoned to a mansion, which they soon discover is haunted, and while they attempt to escape, he learns an important lesson about the family he has neglected. (88 mins.)
Director: Rob Minkoff
“ 4/10 ” - solmaquina
 
29.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
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Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
“ 3.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
30.
Casper (1995)
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A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by three mischievous ghosts and one friendly one. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ 3.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
31.
The Pact (2012)
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As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home. (89 mins.)
“ 3.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
32.
Mama (2013)
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A young couple take in their two nieces only to suspect that a foreboding evil has latched itself to their family. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Muschietti
“ 3/10 ” - solmaquina
 
33.
The Grudge (2004)
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An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. (91 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
“ 2.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
34.
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan. (88 mins.)
Director: Gregory Plotkin
“ 2.5/10 ” - solmaquina
 
35.
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. (88 mins.)
“ 2/10 ” - solmaquina