When asked what is the most comfortable and cozy place we have, the first answer that comes to mind is our home. A feeling of protection, away from danger, right? Well, in the world of fiction, that’s not always the case.
In the movies of horror, we know that this conception is quite the opposite. The house makes the scene more impactful. Lots of wood, stairs and little lighting collaborate for the plot to become Darkening and terrifying. In large homes this is where everything happens. Thinking about these productions, we selected 10 Movie Tips for Haunted House Lovers.
1. Haunted Mansion (2003)
Since 1969, the Haunted Mansion (The Haunted Mansion) is one of the most famous attractions in the Disney park. Those who visit the shady and supernatural, you can meet the 999 very comical “dead souls”.
In 2003, the movie The Haunted Mansion, inspired by this attraction, was released. Eddie Murphy, as real estate agent Jim Evers, and Terence Stamp, Ramsley’s butler, are the protagonists of the plot.
Jim Evers decides to take a vacation with his family, but they deviate from their route and end up stopping to visit a mansion haunted by Master Gracey (Nathaniel Parker), and the butler Ramsley. To end the curse of the house, two employees of the residence ask the couple for help. In the film, Jim’s wife sees hauntings by the Mansion. To help, Jim goes after a seer who is only a head and lives inside a crystal ball to understand what is going on in the house.
2. The Monster House (2006)
This is an ominous animation and one that is generally not appealing to children. THE Monster House always scared DJ Walters (Mitchel Musso), a 12-year-old boy. The residence across the street belongs to old Epaminondas (Steve Buscemi).
Everything that passes near the house simply fades away. DJ has already seen Epaminondas do various mean things to children who pass by. On Halloween eve, the boy and his friend Chowder (Sam Lester) drop the basketball onto the old man’s yard and it mysteriously disappears. After that, Epaminondas’ house tries to swallow a friend of the two boys, Jenny (Spencer Locke), who is saved.
The three begin to warn their neighbors that the residence of the old man across the street is dangerous, but no one takes it seriously. Only Skull (Jon Heder), a lazy pizza maker, believes the story and hypothesizes that the house has acquired a human soul and that the only way to eliminate the danger it represents is by hitting it right in the heart.
3. Apartment 212 (2018)
Jennifer Conrad (Penelope Mitchell) just got out of a abusive relationship with a policeman and decides to restart life in another city. In her new apartment 212, she befriends a curious neighbor who helps her a lot. The holes in the wall of the apartment allow her to listen to what happens at the neighbor’s house, which by the way has attitudes Weird.
When she tries to discover these quirks, on the same day he becomes Woods. Afterwards, Jennifer notices several red parts of infection in her body. The welts increase, and what once seemed to be an allergy becomes a possession in the body by something unknown of strength and content. malignant.
4. Paranormal Activity (2007)
New house, but already with guests? The move of Micah (Micah Sloat) and Katie (Katie Featherston) to another residence was not the most pleasant. Strange things happen, and neither can sleep at night. One ghost present causes strange movements in the house of Paranormal activity. Katie’s nervousness draws more attention from the spirits, and with that the atmosphere inside the place becomes more tense.
Noticing how his partner looked, Micah decided to set up cameras to film what happened inside the house at night. Days pass, and the captured images of paranormal activities intimidate and put more fear, as the ghost apparently didn’t like the camera’s presence.
Micah decides to make a documentaries with the captured images of the residence, and the state that Katie is in.
5. The Others (2001)
The history of the others happens during World War II. Waiting for her husband, Grace (Nicole Kidman) moves into a big house isolated on the island of Jersey. The chosen house has little incidence of light due to a rare disease of her two children. Therefore, most of the time they are in darkness. Lots of stairs, wood and flower wallpaper. The scenario helps to make everything even more dangerous.
The residence rule is to always close one door when you open another. However, new hired employees do not follow this to the letter, which contributes to manifestations strangers in the big house.
6. The Ghosts Have Fun (1988)
Barbara Maitland (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) were killed in a car accident that fell into the river. The two see themselves as ghosts, and must stay in the old house they lived in for fifty years until they are released. They even try to terrorize the new residents, but to no avail. What scares them most is that the daughter of Charles (Jeffrey Jones) and Delia Deitz (Catherine O’Hara) can see and talk to the souls.
In The ghosts have fun, the ghost couple turns to Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), a “exorcist”, to frighten the rich family that is living in the residence. It doesn’t take long, and things get out of hand.
7. Gasparzinho, the Comrade Ghost (1995)
A childhood classic for many people. Gasparzinho, The Comrade Ghost It’s a comedy movie.
Dr. James Harvey (Bill Pullman), known as “ghost therapist”, and her daughter Kate (Christina Ricci) move into the old Whip Staff Mansion. The reason? The owner of the house, Carrigan Crittendon (Cathy Moriarty), rented the place for Dr. Harvey to exorcise a stranger spirit that hovered around the house, the ghost Gasparzinho. The poor guy is still there because he’s looking for a friend and his uncles Stretch, Stinkie and Fatso (the Trio Calafrio).
The owner plans to capture a treasure at the mansion, if the plan works. But Trio Calafrio is ready to change the course of history.
8. Hereditary (2018)
A horror movie, with a little action. After their grandmother’s mysterious death, the Graham family goes after them and discovers many strange secrets about their past. As they are discovered, actions tenebrous happen indoors. It seems that the matriarch’s soul remains in the residence and travels through the family, mainly about her teenage granddaughter.
To match the tense atmosphere of the plot, the house has lots of wood, little lighting and a rustic feel that makes everything more dingy.
9. The Curse of House Winchester (2018)
Spooky. the house with 160 rooms, 40 rooms, three elevators and two basements is located in the United States, being one of the haunted tourist spots in the world. THE Wincheste Mansionr, stay in San Jose, California, and has had this fame since 1884. The couple Sarah Winchester and William Wirt Winchester were the owners of this place.
The legend reveals that in some rooms lived imprisoned souls who were victims of revolvers manufactured by William, owner of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Due to the construction and Sarah being psychic, she was able to escape these spirits more skillfully.
10. Horror in Amityville (2005)
A call to the county police phone Suffolk, in England, takes agents to the address 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, Long Island. When they arrive at the last place of the call, they are faced with a slaughter of an entire family while sleeping.
Days after the crime, Ronald Defeo Jr. (Brendan Donaldson) admitted that he used a rifle to kill his parents and four siblings. He defends himself saying that he heard voices from inside his own house and that they manipulated him into murder.
A year after the incident, George (Ryan Reynolds) and Kathy (Melissa George) go with their children to the old Defeo home. In a short time, activities paranormals begin to happen, tormenting the life of the family and highly pointed out the presence of evil spirits in the residence.