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The best haunted house films

Some call it Haunted House Horror, others call it haunted house terror. We just call it haunted house horror films. In the end, however, it is always the same. A family is moving into a new house or apartment. An ancient curse weighs on the walls here and inexplicable things happen more and more often. Every now and then the dark power also takes possession of the inhabitants. The house can change and becomes a horror house. Like a prison, a torture chamber or a horror cabinet. That can get pretty tough. We have put together our top 10 list of the best haunted house horror films for you. The film list contains the scary films from this category. As always, there is an evaluation, the complete film review and the appropriate film trailer.

Top 10 Haunted House Movies

The Others (2001)

As a single mother Grace, Nicole Kidman walks quietly through her stately home on Jersey. But the consequences of World War I and the isolation on the Channel Island are gnawing at one's nerves. Is Grace losing her mind or are there really inexplicable things going on in her house?

Film review and trailer for "The Others"

5/5 stars, FSK 16

Sanatoriums (2018)

Horror films from Germany are in a difficult position. Director Michael David Pate has nevertheless managed to do a convincing job. In an abandoned mental hospital, a group of influencers want to offer their fans spectacular food - with devastating consequences.

Film review and trailer for »Heilstätten«

5/5 stars, FSK 16

All haunted house films as a list from 1 to 10 at a glance

  1. The Silent House - La Casa Muda (2011)
  2. The Others (2001)
  3. Devil’s Candy (2015)
  4. Room 205 - Do you dare to go in? (2011)
  5. The Conjuring 2 (2016)
  6. Sanatoriums (2018)
  7. We Have Always Lived In The Castle (2018)
  8. Sinister (2012)
  9. The Amityville Horror (remake 2005) (2005)
  10. The Woman in Black (Remake 2012) (2012)

This really is the best selection of haunted house movies, isn't it? Or is something still missing? If you haven't found what you wanted yet or none of these films suit you, then just keep looking around. We also have other top 10 lists such as “The best vampire films” or “The best horror films with children”.

Otherwise you will find a complete overview under the entry Horror Film Lists - sorted by genre and rating.