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The 5 Most Iconic Haunted House Movies Ever Made

The Amityville Horror (1979): Newlyweds and their three children move into a large house where a mass murder was committed. They start to experience strange, inexplicable manifestations which strongly affect everyone living in or visiting the house.

For as long as horror movies have been around, haunted houses have been a source of terror for audiences. The allure of a house with a dark history and supernatural forces lurking within its walls has captivated viewers for decades. While many films feature haunted houses, some stand out as icons in the genre. Here is our list of the five most iconic haunted house movies ever made.

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The Amityville Horror (1979)
This classic horror movie is based on the story of the Lutz family, who moved into a house in Amityville, New York, only to find it inhabited by demonic spirits. Starring James Brolin and Margot Kidder, The Amityville Horror scared audiences with its eerie atmosphere and terrifying visuals. It spawned several sequels and remakes, but the original remains one of the most iconic haunted house movies ever made.

Poltergeist (1982)
This Steven Spielberg-produced horror movie follows a family who moves into a new home only to find it haunted by evil ghosts. Poltergeist is widely regarded as one of the scariest movies ever made, and its iconic scenes—including a young girl being sucked into her television—have been imitated in countless other films.

The Haunting (1963)
Based on Shirley Jackson’s novel The Haunting of Hill House, this classic horror film follows two people who stay at an old mansion with a sinister past. The Haunting set the standard for modern haunted house movies with its moody atmosphere and psychological horror elements. Its influence can still be seen in many modern horror films today.

The Changeling (1980)
This Canadian-American supernatural thriller stars George C. Scott as John Russell, a man who moves into an old mansion only to discover that it is haunted by an evil spirit seeking revenge for its murder decades prior. The Changeling received critical acclaim for its chilling atmosphere and masterful use of sound design, making it one of the most acclaimed haunted house movies in history.

The Conjuring (2013)
This modern classic follows paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren as they investigate a haunting at an old farmhouse in Rhode Island. With its gripping suspense and shocking scares, The Conjuring has become one of the most popular horror films in recent memory—and one of the most iconic haunted house movies ever made.

No matter what kind of horror movie you’re looking for, these five iconic films will satisfy any genre fan—and provide plenty of thrills along the way! From classic ghost stories to modern-day hauntings, these films have stood the test of time as some of cinema’s best examples of what makes a great haunted house movie: suspenseful atmosphere, shocking scares, and unforgettable moments that will stay with you long after you’ve left the theater.

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