Old dark house movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant old dark house movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychotronic and cult film films and TV shows about / with old dark house, murder, blood, supernatural, haunted house, death, slasher, danger, deadly and monster plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as old dark house: The Haunting (1963), Toolbox Murders (2004), Superstition (1982), Spookies (1986), Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968), Cookers (2001), The 'Burbs (1989), Deadly Manor (1990), Neverknock (2017), Salem's Lot (2004).

List of old dark house movies

 7.5
 35K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, gothic horror, obsession, old dark house, supernatural, disappearance, ghost, haunted by the past, mystery, mysterious character, investigation, danger ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
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Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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 5.8
 3K
Superstition (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: curse, haunted house, supernatural, witchcraft, witch, old dark house, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, danger, urban legend, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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 5.1
 2K
Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Taking a wrong turn, travelers find themselves trapped in a mysterious house. One horror after another threatens them as the sorcerer who lives within needs sacrifices to give eternal life to his beautiful bride.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, dark humor, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: black magic, zombie, murder, occult, old dark house, tomb, supernatural, sorcerer, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When Juan's sister and her husband visit the couple, they give ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: haunted house, couples, family in danger, supernatural, paranormal, old dark house, baby, mystery, obsession, family problems, mind game, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, psychotronic
Plot: witch, witchcraft, old dark house, sacrifice, virgin, reincarnation, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, missing person ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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 5.7
 789
Cookers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After stealing a huge stash of drugs, speed freaks Hector and Dorena plan to cook up an enormous batch of crystal meth and get rich quick. Hector's old buddy Merle has the perfect hideout/meth lab: an old, abandoned farmhouse in the woods where ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: laboratory, drug dealing, hallucination, paranoia, old dark house, supernatural, ghost, addiction, deadly, drug abuse, life is a bitch, hidden door ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.9
 68K
The 'Burbs (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When secretive new neighbors move in next door, suburbanite Ray Peterson and his friends let their paranoia get the best of them as they start to suspect the newcomers of evildoings and commence an investigation. But it's hardly how Ray, who ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, gothic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, obsession, paranoia, neighborhood, old dark house, vacation, eccentric family, new neighbor, disorder, obsessive quest, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
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 4.7
 600
Deadly Manor (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of teenagers take refuge in an old, deserted mansion. Soon the members of the group start turning up dead, and the teenagers realize that they're not alone in the mansion.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: motorcycle gang, old dark house, death, murder, friendship, slasher, group of friends, dark secret, masked killer, female killer, throat slitting, basement ...
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The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While sorting her dead grandmother's affairs, a young woman boards in an eerie, southern mansion and soon discovers the matriarch may desire more than just her company.
Style: gothic, macabre, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: old dark house, bar, gothic horror, grandmother, host, unrequited love, nightmare, elderly, death, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, south ...
Time: 1920s
Place: arkansas
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 4.7
 872
Neverknock (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1986, three teens were brutally murdered after knocking on the door of 59 Oakwood Lane. The killer was never found. Over the next forty years, rumors turned to legend, and while few will admit to believing the stories, kids are still warned never ...
Style: suspense, captivating, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: halloween, old dark house, legend, fear, evil power, missing, missing person, missing in action, murder, monster, haunted house, needle ...
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Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktakular (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktakular is based on the comics and children's books of popular artist and writer Jill Thompson. Jill has won numerous awards for her fabulous watercolour paintings and illustrations. Scary Godmother is the ...
Plot: old dark house, witch, halloween party, halloween, monster, vampire, werewolf, computer animation, devil costume, cemetery, skeleton
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 6.2
 10K
Salem's Lot (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: Writer Ben Mears returns to his childhood home of Jerusalem's Lot and discovers that it is being terrorized by vampires.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, hospital, good versus evil, small town, murder, priest, danger, supernatural, rivalry, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, middle east, usa, israel, detroit
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 4.6
 163
Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, reunion, countryside, race against time, homecoming, secret past, old dark house, childhood trauma, secret, hallucination, painting, changing the past or future ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1940s
Place: central europe
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The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, fall in love, heroic mission, afterlife, rescue, danger, filmmaking, nightlife, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
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The Halloween Tree (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, escapades, ancient mystery, ghost, friends, youth, supernatural, disorder, legends and myths, old dark house, family, tombs and skeletons ...
Place: mexico
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Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close friends, think he's washed up. Harry is given one last ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: parody, threat, filmmaking, one last chance, down on your luck, showbiz, old dark house, money, blood, director, audition, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Cemetery of Terror (1985)
Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A professor suspects that a vicious killer may have discovered a way to return from the grave and continue his violent spree. His fears are proved true when a group of teenagers decide to pull a Halloween prank by stealing the killer's body ...
Style: suspense, bleak, captivating, rough, awful
Plot: professor, teenager, zombie, halloween, undead, cemetery, party, haunted house, back from the dead, old dark house, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico
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 4.5
 1K
Doom Asylum (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A demented coroner uses autopsy equipment to kill off the teenagers who trespass on the long-abandoned asylum he inhabits. Filmed on location in an actual abandoned asylum.
Style: suspense, brutal, rough, bleak
Plot: slasher, car accident, psychopath, survival, old dark house, group of friends, torture, violence, mistaken identity, sadism, death, murder ...
Time: 80s
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Scary Godmother: The Revenge of Jimmy (2005)
Genre: Animation, Short
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Halloween is an exciting time of year for Hannah Marie who is joined by her Scary Godmother and all sorts of new friends including kooky monsters, friendly vampires and silly skeletons. It's a journey to the Fright Side she'll never forget ...
Plot: old dark house, nightmare, halloween, witch, halloween party, werewolf, toilet paper, monster, devil costume, computer animation, jack o'lantern, skeleton ...
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 6.3
 10K
Dolls (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers, and their haunted collection of dolls.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, doll, objects come to life, toys, youth, danger, toy, toy maker, evil doll, stranded, good versus evil, house ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california
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Dark and Stormy Night (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1930s the family of old Sinas Cavinder, gathered for the reading of his will, find themselves being murdered by a mysterious phantom while two rival reporters compete for the story.
Style: not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat
Plot: ghost, parody, murder, dark and stormy night, mystery, mysterious character, crimes, who done it, deadly, characters killed one by one, old dark house, seance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
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Gretel & Hansel (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her little brother into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
Style: fairy tale, dark, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: witch, forest, supernatural power, witchcraft, black magic, villainess, good versus evil, child, brother sister relationship, danger, supernatural, lost ...
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And When She Was Bad (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Julia (Trish Everly, in her only film role), a young teacher for deaf children living in Savannah, Georgia. Julia has horrid memories of her childhood, which was scarred by her sadistic twin sister Mary (Allison Biggers). At the urging of her uncle, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, twins, revenge, rottweiler, deadly, mentally unstable, mental institution, gory, sister sister relationship, killer dog, slasher, hospital ...
Time: 80s
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Monster of Terror (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man visits his fiancé's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in his greenhouse to giants. When his own wife falls victim ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, offbeat, mind bending ...
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, greenhouse, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, deadly, danger, crimes, radiation, estate, fiancee ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, youth, supernatural, race against time, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 5.1
 3K
Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, heist, woman in danger, abandoned house, deadly, violence spree, gory, on the run, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, year 1989, year 1999 ...
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, estate, creature, teeth, old house, family relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: rhode island, usa
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Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, doll, family relations, killer doll, wheelchair, escape, serial killer, vengeance, nobody believes, crimes, disability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 2013, year 1988, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
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The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 572 min.
TV show
Story: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.
Style: enigmatic, scary, emotional, surreal, non-linear ...
Plot: haunted house, ghosts, ghost, sibling relationship, supernatural ability, mysterious past, supernatural power, family in danger, supernatural, uncover truth, supernatural horror, addiction ...
Place: usa
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