Laura purchases her beloved childhood orphanage with dreams of restoring and reopening the long aban... read moredoned facility as a place for disabled children. Once there, Laura discovers that the new environment awakens her son's imagination, but the ongoing fantasy games he plays with an invisible friend quickly turn into something more disturbing. Upon seeing her family increasingly threatened by the strange occurrences in the house, Laura looks to a group of parapsychologists for help in unraveling the mystery that has taken over the place.
A really creepy and suspenseful old style ghost story--like some of my favourite films in the genre: The Haunting & The Innocents. BelĂ (C)n R
Reviewed 18 months days ago
. Great acting - was much better than I thought/hoped and was just a good old fashioned ghost story.
Reviewed 16 months days ago
. I call it a peter pan of a ghost story.
Samuel L. Jackson,
Jasmine Jessica Anthony,
Renowned horror novelist Mike Enslin believes only in what he can see with his own two eyes. But aft... read moreer a string of bestsellers discrediting paranormal events in the most infamous haunted houses and graveyards around the world, he has no real proof of life...afterlife. But Enslin's phantom-free run of long and lonely nights is about to change forever when he checks into suite 1408 of the notorious Dolphin Hotel for his latest project, "Ten Nights in Haunted Hotel Rooms." Defying the warnings of the hotel manager, the author is the first person in years to stay in the reputedly haunted room. Another bestseller may be imminent, but first he must go from skeptic to true believer--and ultimately survive the night.
. John Cusack plays Mike Enslin, a paranormal writer who visits local so called ghost spottings and then writes about them in books
Mike Enslin soon gets a postcard from the Dolph
Reviewed 16 months days ago
. A lot of freaky stuff in the movie and good ghost in it.
Reviewed 2 years days ago
Not what i expected, not really a ghost film. More of a film about pergatory and the room 1408 finding the main characters own hell an
13 Ghosts is a state-of-the-art remake of the classic William Castle horror film about a family that... read more inherits a spectacular old house from an eccentric uncle. There's just one problem: the house seems to have a dangerous agenda all its own. Trapped in their new home by strangely shifting walls, the family encounters powerful and vengeful entities that threaten to annihilate anyone in their path. Soon the family is joined by an offbeat ghost hunter who is determined to free the spirits imprisoned in the house. Caught in a frantic race to save themselves before it is too late, the human inhabitants realize the house is a riddle, which contains the key to their imminent salvation - or destruction.
Without a doubt one of the more creepy gruesome ghost stories out there and with some of the most imaginative ghosts I've ever seen. This one even s
Reviewed 2 years days ago
One of the better more recent ghost flicks, it was very creepy and scary.
Reviewed 21 months days ago
Not a bad idea for a film but the ghosts aren't very scary, just scary looking. They over do the whole ghost thing, not enough suspens
On the secluded Isle of Jersey in the final days of World War II, a young woman waits in vain for he... read morer beloved husband to return from the front. Grace has been raising her two young children alone in her beautiful, cavernous Victorian mansion, the one place she believes them to be safe. But they are not safe. Not anymore. When a new trio of servants arrives to replace the crew that inexplicably disappeared, startling events begin to unfold. Grace's daughter reveals she has been communicating with unexplained apparitions that come and go in every room of the house. At first, Grace refuses to believe in her children's scary sightings, but soon, she too begins to sense that intruders are at large. Who are these numinous trespassers? And what do they want from Grace's family? In order to discover the truth, Grace must abandon all of her fears and beliefs and enter the otherworldly heart of the supernatural.
Inspired by the frightening true-life tale of a family that moved into a converted funeral home and ... read moresubsequently fell under supernatural attack, director Peter Cornwell's The Haunting in Connecticut follows the quest of a desperate mother to free her family from the grip of an evil beyond human comprehension. Sara (Virginia Madsen) and Peter Campbell (Martin Donovan) have just moved to Connecticut with their young son, Matt, when the young boy experiences a series of disturbing events that lead him to believe a malevolent force is attempting to take control of his family. Back when the home was still a funeral parlor, the original owner's clairvoyant assistant, Jonah, served as a gateway for restless spirits seeking to cross over into the physical realm. When Jonah returns to unleash a new kind of horror on the innocent family, Sara enlists the aid of enigmatic priest Popescu (Elias Koteas) in driving the evil out before it consumes her son's body and soul. At first it appears that Popescu has been successful in driving the spirits away, but then the terror becomes more intense than ever before. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Penelope Ann Miller,
A family moves into a run-down sunflower farm. As the farm begins to revive after years of disrepair... read more, the family begins to notice uncomfortable and alarming changes in their father's behavior.
Based on Kim Jee-Woon's 2003 Korean horror film, "Changhwa Hongryon," "The Uninvited" revolves aroun... read mored Anna, who returns home after spending time in the hospital following the tragic death of her mother. Her recovery suffers a setback when she discovers her father has become engaged to her mother's former nurse, Rachel. That night, Anna is visited by her mother's ghost, who warns her of Rachel's intentions. Together, Anna and her sister try to convince their father that his current fiancée is not who she pretends to be, and what should have been a happy family reunion becomes a lethal battle of wills between stepdaughters and stepmother.
ers went to a mental hospital, the woman isn't the stepmother - just a girlfriend and there isn't a ghost in the home. Other than the innacuracy on the part of Flixter the movie was actually very ent
Reviewed 2 years days ago
WHAT??? Another mental+ghost= WHY did I watch this?
Reviewed 3 years days ago
scary movies featured pretty good actors, a plot that holds together and a couple of creepy-looking ghost kids. Don't be too quick to turn down The Uninvited. A stylish horror thriller in the vein of
A haunted house makes no secret of the fact it's not pleased with its new tenants in this independen... read moret tale of supernatural horror. Katie (Katie Featherson) and Micah (Micah Sloat) are a twentysomething couple who've just moved into a new home in San Diego, CA. Katie has an interest in the paranormal and believes that malevolent spirits have been following her since childhood, though Micah is not so easily convinced. However, after several nights of loud noises and strange happenings, Micah starts to agree with Katie that some sort of ghost may have followed them to the new home. After a paranormal researcher tells the couple he can't help them, Micah decides to take control of the situation and sets up a battery of video cameras so that if a spirit manifests itself, he can capture its behavior on tape. Once the surveillance cameras are in place, Katie and Micah bring in a Ouija board in an effort to talk to the spirits, a move that deeply offends the ghosts. Paranormal Activity was the first feature film from writer and director Oren Peli. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
In this supernatural thriller, Tom Witzky (Kevin Bacon) is a fairly typical working-class guy living... read more in Chicago with his wife Maggie (Kathryn Erbe) and his son Jake (Zachary David Cope). One night at a party, Tom gets into a lively discussion with his sister-in-law, Lisa (Illeana Douglas), who believes in psychic communication and the power of hypnosis. He challenges Lisa to hypnotize him, and she plants in him a post-hypnotic suggestion to be more open-minded. But the results aren't quite what Lisa or Tom expected; Tom now senses an air of terrible dread throughout his house and is convinced that evil lurks just around the corner. He also sees the spirit of a girl from the neighborhood who disappeared months ago -- and Jake sees the spirit as well. Stir of Echoes was based on a novel by Richard Matheson, whose work inspired such disparate films as Somewhere in Time and The Incredible Shrinking Man; it was written and directed by David Koepp, who wrote the screenplays for Jurassic Park and Mission: Impossible. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Saw franchise veterans James Wan and Leigh Whannell team with Paranormal Activity writer/director Or... read moreen Peli to give the familiar haunted house story an exciting new twist with this tale of a family that moves into an old house and begins to suspect they are under siege from otherworldly forces when their young son inexplicably falls into a deep coma. As devoted parents Josh (Patrick Wilson) and Renai (Rose Byrne) struggle in vain to uncover the root cause of their son's condition, the stress of the situation gradually begins to take its toll on their once-strong relationship. Later, when darkness falls and specters appear to reach out for them from the shadows, the frightened parents realize they're dealing with powers beyond human comprehension. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
. Watch it again and your just like "Oh, look, there's a creepy ghost thing, I didn't see that coming". Overall I think it's a good movie but not scary enough to sc
Reviewed 6 months days ago
erall was ok for what it was, the film has an interesting look and feel that pays homage to classic ghost stories. It started out good right up through to the middle. Lin Shaye was great as always! I
Reviewed 10 months days ago
. It delivers some scares but there could have been more to it. Its a different type of ghost/demon/possession movie but it doesn't put itself far apart enough from films we've already see