• House on Haunted Hill (1999)

House on Haunted Hill

Release Date: October 29th, 1999

DVD Release Date: April 18th, 2000

R |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

A millionaire with theatrical tendencies, Stephen Price (Geoffrey Rush) invites a number of people to stay in a vast creepy building that used to be an insane asylum. Stephen, accompanied by his bitter wife, Evelyn (Famke Janssen), offers a million dollars to anyone who can stay the whole night without leaving out of fear. When Stephen and Evelyn become trapped with their guests, they quickly realize that the house really is haunted -- and the spirits dwelling within are very angry.

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Peter Gallagher, Chris Kattan, Ali Larter, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Max Perlich

Director: William Malone

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Warner Brothers, Dark Castle Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros., Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: 1990s, Doctor, Los Angeles, Revenge, Pursuit, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    John PetrakisChicago Tribune

    Contains too little of the original's campy spirit and too many whistles, bells, explosions and screams. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The kind of horror movie that's not a bit scary and quite a bit gross. show more

  • 41
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Aims low and cheats on an ending, but meanwhile it's a bottom-shelf hoot.

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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