Your favorite haunted house movie?

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Your favorite haunted house movie?

  1. The Amityville Horror (1979)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Burnt Offerings (1976)

    1 vote(s)
    4.3%
  3. The Changeling (1980)

    1 vote(s)
    4.3%
  4. The Haunting (1963)

    2 vote(s)
    8.7%
  5. The Innocents (1961)

    1 vote(s)
    4.3%
  6. The Legend of Hell House (1973)

    1 vote(s)
    4.3%
  7. Poltergeist (1982)

    4 vote(s)
    17.4%
  8. The Shining (1980)

    13 vote(s)
    56.5%
  1. Rockmjd

    Rockmjd Guest

    The Shining, obviously.
     
  2. _pi_

    _pi_ Peace, bitch

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    This was kind of hard, since the haunted house subgenre is a fave of mine.

    I say Poltergeist, even though it's not really a proper haunted house film. It is still by far my favorite film of the ones listed. I'll never get enough of that film *cough*specialedition*cough*

    As for the others, since I'm in the mood for writing ...

    The Amityville Horror (1979): One of THE worst films I've ever bought. The dialogue is almost hilarious enough for me to consider keeping the disc. It's still under consideration.
    Burnt Offerings (1976): haven't seen it ...
    The Changeling (1980): I was never overly impressed with this film. I think it's good and it's definately got its brilliant moments. But somehow, it left me cold.
    The Haunting (1963): This is arguably the best film on this list. My 2nd choice, after Poltergeist.
    The Innocents (1961): haven't seen this one either ... :(
    The Legend of Hell House (1973): Love it!
    The Shining (1980): I have a love/hate relationship with this film. It's mostly love, buuut ... it's complicated.
     
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  3. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    Put Monster House on that list! I just watched it yesterday. It fucking rules!
     
  4. Out of the list, Amityville Horror. Scared the crap outta me when I was a kid.

    My personal fav is House By The Cemetary! An often underlooked Fulci classic!

    I don't think Evil Dead should count. The house GOT possessed, but it didn't start out as a "haunted house" per se. Don't forget, the evil of the deadites went as far back as medieval times.
     
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  5. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    The Shining.
     

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