The Haunting (1963)

The Haunting (1963)

Director Robert Wise

Writer Nelson Gidding (screenplay), Shirley Jackson (based on the novel: "The Haunting of Hill House")

Genre Horror

Year 1963

Actors Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

IMDB : 7.6 (27,114 votes)


Description Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit the old mansion. As time goes by it becomes obvious that they have gotten more than they bargained for as the ghostly presence in the house manifests itself in horrific and deadly ways.


  • Nelly Munezero 2012-12-29 15:53:06
    i think horror movie are not good for babies. They will change u.any way go online on watch-series online for free. Ex: paranarmal activity,haunted house. Good luck kid
  • califdad4 2012-12-21 23:56:27
    yes, I saw this with my Mom on TV about 1967
  • califdad4 2012-12-21 23:54:54
    I saw this in TV in the late 1960's, I still think its very scarey without the white figures! I think its one of the best of this type of movie. I also read the book, back then, but it was one of those old "Readersdigest Books" so it was a bit edited, still it was good!
  • califdad4 2012-12-21 23:50:52
    maybe also "the 13 ghost" done around 1964,has Rosemary DeCamp and Martin Milner and more
  • The Chaos 2012-12-17 23:59:27
    Try Evil Dead 1 and 2 before the remake gets here.
  • MonkeeJuice 2012-12-07 14:27:12
    9 people love the 1999 version more than this version.
  • mclarsj 2012-12-01 21:41:13
    Like this one... ,"The Innocents",or probably,the worst remake of them all: "The Wicker Man"(It's original is a PAGAN DELIGHT!!!) is that I do not understand why they do it after all? No creativity anymore? Is that it?
  • The Florida Ouija Experiment 2012-11-02 19:23:21
    Where should you start? With your parents.
  • DaveMcIroy 2012-10-31 17:46:35
    In "Ju-on: The grudge" nothing happens as well, but I scared my arse off. it´s not always about the quantaty of the story.
  • Ali Jome 2012-10-30 13:29:46
    wait untill 18 then watch them all together
  • Yesitis808 2012-10-29 05:14:47
    Awesome movie.
  • BENTLEYQUAMP 2012-10-28 15:33:56
    True...It was a remake that didn`t need remaking.
  • Saba Shevardnadze 2012-10-27 20:32:16
    I haven't seen those films yet. not a big fan of zombie films. they're too fucking slow to look menacing :)
  • TheDropout13 2012-10-22 18:22:58
    The Excorcist, Stephen King's It, The Omen, Psycho, Candyman, A Nightmare On Elm Street (Not really scary but classic), Halloween, etc.
  • Felipe Rico 2012-10-18 15:46:08
    Nostalgia Critic send me here and tells that this movie is one of the best ghost storys of all time. Don't watch that fucking remake and it's shit.
  • Saba Shevardnadze 2012-10-16 12:50:47
    here's my favorite horror movie list, hope you enjoy :) alien, aliens, the thing, the ring, the shining, silence of the lambs, jacob's ladder, dawn of the dead (2004 version), saw (the first movie), the orphanage, 28 days later, 28 weeks later, let the right one in (swedish version), interview with the vampire, bram stockers dracula, evil dead.
  • dtvidman2005 2012-10-15 07:59:06
    I think it would do to throw The Innocents (1961) and The Changeling (1980) into that mix. Modern haunted house films, well, for me I thought The Orphanage was brilliant, frightening, and...touching, as well.
  • TheBookWorm1718 2012-10-11 02:19:00
    It's still very much like watching Frankie from The Member of the Wedding

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