• The Haunted Mansion (2003)

The Haunted Mansion

Release Date: November 26th, 2003

PG |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

Workaholic real estate agent Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is accused by his wife, Sara (Marsha Thomason), of neglecting his son (Marc John Jefferies) and daughter (Aree Davis), so he takes the family on a vacation. Along the way, the family stops off at a sinister mansion that Jim has been asked to sell, only to discover it's haunted by Master Gracey (Nathaniel Parker) ; his stern butler, Ramsley (Terence Stamp) ; and two other servants who need some help breaking a curse.

Cast: Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Nathaniel Parker, Dina Spybey-Waters, Marc John Jefferies

Director: Rob Minkoff

Genres: Fantasy , Comedy

Production Co: Gunn Films, Doom Buggy Productions, Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Keywords: Escape, Endearing, Wife, Daughter, 2000s, Love, Mystery, Amusing, Son

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    What I got was a fairly intriguing story and an actual plot that is actually resolved. That doesn't make the movie good enough to recommend, but it makes it better than the ads suggest. show more

  • 63
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    The result is like near-beer: The taste is familiar, but the spirit is missing. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Pleasant and atmospheric family romp, offering enough mildly chilling thrills to keep everyone entertained during its brief running time. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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