Recommend a good haunted house flick

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  1. Tim Lookingbill

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  2. Jim B.

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    Another vote for The Orphanage (2007)
     
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  3. RickH

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    Clive Barker’s Book of Blood

     
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  4. Matt Richardson

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    Was it shot on the Honeymooners set?
     
  5. Veltri

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    Kind of a spoiler putting it here but Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak features a haunted house.
     
  6. samthesham

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    The Old Dark House (1930s)

    The Haunting (1963 orig.)
     
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  7. jwoverho

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    The Changeling (1980)
    Burnt Offerings (1976)
    Beetlejuice
     
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  8. Tim S

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    Often cited as the best ever.
     
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  9. Vidiot

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    Nobody cited Salem's Lot? That's the stuff of nightmares, even for 1979. Practically an R-rated film today, but safe for TV broadcast 40 years ago.

    That one and William Castle's original 196013 Ghosts would be my choices, hands-down.
     
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  10. RickH

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    The Changeling & Burnt Offerings - two of my all-time favorites. Have never seen Beetlejuice.
     
  11. The Wanderer

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    Admittedly, they do make a handsome couple.
     
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  12. samthesham

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    It is great but the Old Dark House w/ Karloff & Raymond Massey is the perfect movie , no ghosts per se but weirdness all over the screen...not to be missed
     
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  13. Spaghettiows

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    The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
    Munster, Go Home!
    The Haunted Mansion
     
  14. sixtiesstereo

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    "House On Haunted Hill" has the most classic shock scene ever on film in the fifties.
    I saw it at 9 years years old in 1959, and it scared the crap out of me. It still does....
     
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  15. Michael

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    me too! never missed it when it was on TV when I was a youngster!
    I LOVE THIS MOVIE...is there a great BD edition anywhere
    ?
     
  16. digdug67

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    Burnt Offerings was going to be my recommendation too, that movie scared the crap out of me when I was a kid!
     
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  17. jwoverho

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    Anthony James is such a creepy presence!
     
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  19. Antmanbee

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    Jack Clayton's The Innocents
    Robert Wise's The Haunting
     
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  20. ssmith3046

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    The Devil's Backbone has a whole lot of haunting going on.
     
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  21. xdawg

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    "Ghost Story" (1981)
    "13 Ghosts" (1960 & 2001) - both versions if you want to get crazy
     
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  22. viper66

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    Legend of hell house, And Burnt offerings are both good haunted house movies.
     
  23. drmark7

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    THE GHOST AND MR. CHICKEN. The greatest haunted house comedy. SURELY it inspired SCOOBY DOO! Take note that soon after MR. CHICKEN, Don Knotts was appearing in Hanna-Barbera cartoons, including his appearance in "The New Scooby Doo Movies!!!" If they ever attempt to remake this with *ANYONE* but Jon Cryer in the Don Knotts role, someone should burn down the studio!
     
  24. Scooterpiety

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    The Old Dark House (1932) with Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Stuart, Boris Karloff and Charles Laughton. A great old film!

    It was remade by William Castle in 1963, starring Robert Morley and Tom Poston, which I have never seen, but is reportedly not very good.
     
  25. Antmanbee

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    That remake is a really lame comedy. Best moment is Joyce Grenfell murdered with knitting needles through her neck, and the look of surprise on her face.
     
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