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A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

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Melissa Margaret Marr (as Bridgette Wilson)
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Male Nurse
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When an eccentric millionaire offer a group of opposites $1,000,000 to spend the night in a so called "Haunted House" with a murderous past, they figure it is a quick way to get quick money and leave. All of them are sure it is some made up story just to mess with their heads a little and test their courage. But, once they stay in the house they start to think about the mistake they made in coming there when mysterious things start to happen. Written by Kyle <Kyleshivers@aol.com>

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, sexual images and language | See all certifications »

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29 October 1999 (USA)  »

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A Casa da Colina  »

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Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,946,032 (USA) (29 October 1999)

Gross:

£3,469,882 (UK) (10 March 2000)
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Trivia

The first person to be killed in the movie is screenplay writer Dick Beebe. See more »

Goofs

When Pritchett, Sara and Eddie are first in the basement, and Sara give the torch to Pritchett. You see him raise his hands in the air, and neither of them shows any evidence of the cuts he sustained while breaking the glass in an earlier scene. See more »

Quotes

Evelyn Stockard-Price: You ever find out what happened to that little TV reporter?
Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.: No. They never found her.
Evelyn Stockard-Price: So we don't even know if the little bitch is dead or alive?
Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.: But I think Price must have killed her. There's no other explanation.
Evelyn Stockard-Price: There's plenty, you moron. For all we know, Steven's got her spying on us right now.
Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.: Oh, bullshit.
Evelyn Stockard-Price: Oh, God. This whole fucking thing's falling apart.
Donald W. Blackburn, M.D.: It's not, baby, it's not. Somebody's gonna pull the trigger.
Evelyn Stockard-Price: But nobody has yet, Donald. They're not at the breaking point. The bozos...
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Crazy Credits

After the final credits, there is an additional scene that features Steven and Evelyn strapped down on Vannacut's vivisection table. The scene ends with Vannacut watching as one hears Steven and Evelyn's screams. See more »

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References Jacob's Ladder (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
Written by Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart (as Dave Stewart)
Performed by Marilyn Manson
Courtesy of Nothing/Interscope Records
Under License from Universal Music Special Markets
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Not bad at all for a remake (and maybe better than the original)
17 February 2003 | by (Waconia, Minnesota, USA) – See all my reviews

I've seen some of the comments on the film here, and would beg to differ with many. I found the film to be entertaining (wouldn't William Castle have wanted that?) and that it actually paid homage to the original in so many ways (how many remakes ever do that? Generally they add a flavor-of-the-month star, a bunch of irrelevant plot changes and a soundtrack from a has-been band or one that should never have been). As a bonus, a supernatural element was brought to this film that wasn't there in the original version. I've seen a lot of complaining about the ending, but hey, life sometimes sucks and I could certainly see something like that happening to me. To tell the truth, I'd have to say that this remake was better than the first version. And this is from a stone-cold believer that Karloff was the best Frankenstein monster and Lugosi the best Dracula. Tongue in cheek this movie is -- James Whale would have loved it.


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