Old Dark Houses

by shanemitschke-72682 | created - 01 Sep 2018 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

My favorite genre!

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords










IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. The Old Dark House (1932)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 8,324 | Gross: $0.03M

2. The Old Dark House (1963)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

An American who sells cars in England receives a mysterious invitation from an old, eccentric millionaire to visit his house in which he lives with his twin brother.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Tom Poston, Robert Morley, Janette Scott, Joyce Grenfell

Votes: 1,507

3. The Ghoul (1933)

Not Rated | 77 min | Action, Drama, Horror

An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb.

Director: T. Hayes Hunter | Stars: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Hyson

Votes: 2,106

4. The Cat and the Canary (1939)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 2,426

5. Rebecca (1940)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A self-conscious woman juggles adjusting to her new role as an aristocrat's wife and avoiding being intimidated by his first wife's spectral presence.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Votes: 114,445 | Gross: $4.36M

6. And Then There Were None (1945)

Approved | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Seven guests, a newly hired personal secretary and two staff are gathered on an isolated island by an absent host and someone begins killing them off one by one. They work together to determine who the killer is. Could it be one of them?

Director: René Clair | Stars: Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, Roland Young

Votes: 11,719

7. Ten Little Indians (1965)

Not Rated | 91 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Shirley Eaton, Fabian, Leo Genn

Votes: 3,818

8. Ten Little Indians (1974)

PG | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller

Ten people are invited to a hotel in the Iranian desert, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: Peter Collinson | Stars: Charles Aznavour, Maria Rohm, Adolfo Celi, Stéphane Audran

Votes: 2,545

9. Ten Little Indians (1989)

PG | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Ten people are invited to go on an African safari, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Director: Alan Birkinshaw | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Brenda Vaccaro, Frank Stallone, Herbert Lom

Votes: 742

10. And Then There Were None (2015)

TV-14 | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Ten strangers are invited to an island by a mysterious host, and start to get killed one by one. Could one of them be the killer?

Stars: Maeve Dermody, Charles Dance, Toby Stephens, Burn Gorman

Votes: 27,723

11. Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None (2005 Video Game)

Adventure

The World's Best Selling Mystery Novel is Coming to the PC! Agatha Christie's world-famous novel, And Then There Were None, is brought to the PC with all of its original baffling suspense! ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Nixon | Stars: Nolan North, Tina Illman, Greg Ellis, Carolyn Seymour

Votes: 96

12. Murder by Death (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

62 Metascore

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 31,368

13. Clue (1985)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

36 Metascore

Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 73,355 | Gross: $14.64M

14. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: And Then There Were Fewer (2010)

TV-14 | 49 min | Animation, Comedy

The residents of Quahog are invited to James Woods' house, where a murder mystery takes place.

Directors: Dominic Polcino, James Purdum, Peter Shin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 2,058

15. Clueless (1996–1999)
Episode: Scream Murray, Scream! (1998)

TV-G | Comedy

Frightening phone calls scare Cher and Dionne while a killer stalks the gang.

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Stacey Dash, Donald Faison, Elisa Donovan

Votes: 9

16. Clueless (1996–1999)
Episode: Scream Again Murray, Scream Again! (1998)

TV-G | Comedy

The bodies keep coming and the gang have to find the murderer before they become the next victim. It becomes a memorable Halloween.

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Rachel Blanchard, Stacey Dash, Donald Faison, Elisa Donovan

Votes: 9

17. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 30,222 | Gross: $4.05M

18. Black Christmas (2006)

R | 84 min | Horror

22 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, an escaped maniac returns to his childhood home, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 23,949 | Gross: $16.24M

19. The Haunting (1963)

G | 112 min | Horror

74 Metascore

A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 32,560 | Gross: $2.62M

20. The Haunting (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

42 Metascore

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.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

Votes: 68,504 | Gross: $91.41M

21. The Haunting of Hill House (2018– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Stars: Henry Thomas, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Kate Siegel, Victoria Pedretti

Votes: 136,410

22. Salem's Lot (1979)

PG | 200 min | Horror

A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires.

Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 19,294

23. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)
Episode: Fear Itself (1999)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

On Halloween, Buffy and her friends find themselves trapped inside a haunted frat house complete with real bats, zombies, and a terrifying demon.

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Seth Green

Votes: 2,636

24. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

75 Metascore

A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Votes: 46,857 | Gross: $4.05M

25. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)

Not Rated | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 11,923

26. The Evil Dead (1981)

NC-17 | 85 min | Horror

71 Metascore

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Votes: 176,187 | Gross: $2.40M

27. Evil Dead II (1987)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

69 Metascore

The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

Votes: 140,423 | Gross: $5.92M

28. Evil Dead (2013)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

57 Metascore

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 150,225 | Gross: $54.24M

29. My Super Psycho Sweet 16: Part 3 (2012 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

Skye Rotter is finally ready to put her bloody past behind her. Just when she's heading off to college, though, she receives an unexpected call from her estranged sister, Alex. There's one ... See full summary »

Director: Jacob Gentry | Stars: Lauren McKnight, Kirsten Zien, Ryan Sypek, Jillian Rose Reed

Votes: 499

30. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

28 Metascore

One year after the events of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), the Shape returns to Haddonfield once again in an attempt to kill his now-mute niece.

Director: Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Ellie Cornell, Beau Starr

Votes: 32,432 | Gross: $11.64M

31. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

19 Metascore

Three years after he last terrorized his sister, Michael Myers confronts her again, before traveling to Haddonfield to deal with the cast and crew of a reality show which is being broadcast from his old home.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Busta Rhymes, Brad Loree, Bianca Kajlich

Votes: 35,451 | Gross: $30.35M

32. Friday the 13th: Part III (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

30 Metascore

Having revived from his wounds, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker, Terry Ballard

Votes: 43,850 | Gross: $36.69M

33. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

33 Metascore

After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Kimberly Beck

Votes: 41,236 | Gross: $32.98M

34. Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

16 Metascore

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

Director: Danny Steinmann | Stars: Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, Anthony Barrile, Suzanne Bateman

Votes: 31,093 | Gross: $21.93M

35. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

13 Metascore

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Terry Kiser, Jennifer Banko, John Otrin, Susan Blu

Votes: 29,880 | Gross: $19.17M

36. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

R | 87 min | Horror

43 Metascore

A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger, who is out to possess him in order to continue his reign of terror in the real world.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

Votes: 57,389 | Gross: $30.00M

37. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror

54 Metascore

The pregnant Alice finds Freddy Krueger striking through the sleeping mind of her unborn child, hoping to be reborn into the real world.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel

Votes: 38,346 | Gross: $22.17M

38. Freddy's Dead (1991)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror

39 Metascore

Dream-haunting Freddy Krueger returns once again to prowl the nightmares of Springwood's last surviving teenager, and of a woman whose personal connection to Krueger may mean his doom.

Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Votes: 39,073 | Gross: $34.87M

39. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 829,092 | Gross: $44.02M

40. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
Episode: The First Secret (2011)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

It's the Halloween before Alison went missing and the friends hope to score an invite to Noel's Halloween party; Jenna challenges Ali for Queen Bee dominance; Aria learns a shocking revelation about Byron.

Director: Dana Gonzales | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Holly Marie Combs, Lucy Hale

Votes: 888

41. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
Episode: Grave New World (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The liars crash the Ravenswood Founders Day Celebration after a clue suggests Ali may be alive; Caleb meets a kindred soul, Miranda.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Lucy Hale

Votes: 849

42. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
Episode: Welcome to the Dollhouse (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

'A' has always had fun playing with the liars, but now they have the biggest game to date in store for the girls.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Lucy Hale

Votes: 1,457

43. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
Episode: Game On, Charles (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The liars are trapped outside of Charles' dollhouse, where his games grow more sinister; Ezra, Caleb and Toby are determined to locate the liars.

Director: Chad Lowe | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Lucy Hale

Votes: 1,414

44. Pretty Little Liars (2010–2017)
Episode: The DArkest Knight (2016)

TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The liars face off with their enemies in a chaotic fight that ends fatally; One liar learns a secret about her past; Another discovers something about her future.

Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Tyler Blackburn, Lucy Hale

Votes: 787