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 suspenseful, suspense, scary, serious, macabre and slasher films and TV shows about / with old dark house, murder, blood, supernatural, death, danger, haunted house, deadly, monster and crimes plots mostly in Horror, Mystery and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as old dark house: The Haunting (1963), Monster House (2006), Spookies (1986), The Baby's Room (2006), Night of the Demons 2 (1994), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Superstition (1982), Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968), Cookers (2001), The 'Burbs (1989).

List of old dark house movies

 7.4
 40K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
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: gothic, gothic horror, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, supernatural horror, ghost, lesbian, old dark house, research, obsession, disappearance, lesbianism, parapsychology, isolation ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 60s
Place: new england, usa, boston
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 6.6
 122K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: scary, dark, semi serious, captivating, funny ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, preschoolers, family outing ...
Plot: halloween, haunted house, monster, family, supernatural, children, suburbs, ghost, neighbor, old dark house, friendship, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 4.9
 4K
Spookies (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
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, scary, atmospheric, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, occult, monster, supernatural, old dark house, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, black magic, murder, back from the dead, giant spider, vampire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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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, suspenseful, serious, gothic, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, paranormal, family in danger, old dark house, mystery, obsession, family problems, supernatural horror, mind game, parallel world, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Night of the Demons 2 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angela, the universe's most unpleasant party crasher, returns! Angela's sister, Mouse, is taken by her bullying Catholic school classmates to a party at Angela's favorite haunt, and before long, everybody's being turned into ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, monster, holy water, demonic possession, old dark house, halloween party, psychopath, ghost, exploitation, female villain, witch, virus ...
Time: 90s
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, fairy tale, atmospheric, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: loneliness, goth, surrealism, love, romance, freak, social misfits, christmas, love and romance, inventor, castle, snow ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: usa, florida
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 5.7
 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, bleak ...
Plot: witchcraft, witch, curse, haunted house, old dark house, investigation, haunted by the past, vengeance, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, murder, priest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 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, scary, tense, serious, macabre ...
Plot: witch, witchcraft, virgin, old dark house, sacrifice, supernatural, reincarnation, femme fatale, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, wizards and magicians, missing person ...
Time: 60s
Place: england
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 5.7
 852
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, serious, scary, disturbing, macabre ...
Plot: hallucination, paranoia, old dark house, ghost, supernatural, addiction, life is a bitch, drug abuse, forest, drug dealing, experiment, evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.8
 76K
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: humorous, funny, witty, feel good, allegory ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: suburbs, neighbor, paranoia, obsession, vacation, old dark house, eccentric family, neighborhood, disorder, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, investigation ...
Time: 80s
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It's in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales ...
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, slasher, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teenager, halloween, small town, monster, urban legend, murder, scarecrow, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, fear, bully ...
Time: year 1968, 20th century, 60s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
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, gothic, stylized, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, werewolf, monster, supernatural, nightclub, afterlife, old dark house, ghost, deadly creature, heroic mission, fall in love, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: london
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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: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: mad scientist, mutant, monster, mystery, supernatural, experiment gone awry, old dark house, crimes, haunted house, fiancee, paranoid, demon ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe
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 4.7
 969
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: slasher, suspense, tense, rough, bleak
Plot: motorcycle gang, murder, old dark house, stopped by police, motorcycle, death, friendship, dark secret, masked killer, female killer, woman with a gun, monster ...
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 6.1
 11K
Tourist Trap (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Their car breaks down and four friends find themselves stranded at The Lost Oasis, a strange museum run by the friendly Mr. Slausen. Even though they are warned not to, the teens explore a house nearby and learn that it belongs to Davey, Mr. ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mannequin, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, group of friends, chase, cult, youth, stranded, crimes, old dark house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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 5.9
 9K
Castle Freak (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John has inherited a castle and Italy and he moves there with his wife Susan and their blind daughter Rebecca. What they don't realize is that there is somebody else in the castle. An abused child left to die in the basement who has now become ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted by the past, monster, freak, captive, death, cannibalism, violence, murder, blindness, castle, prostitute, dysfunctional marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, murder, chainsaw, masked killer, chainsaw murder, slaughterhouse, massacre, cannibal, monster, hitchhiker, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
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 7.2
 98K
Clue (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With the killer among them, the guests and Boddy's chatty butler must suss ...
Style: surprise ending, humorous, parody, funny, suspense ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: mystery, twists and turns, butler, whodunit, murder, investigation, multiple suspects, mystery killer, maid, mansion, blackmail, death ...
Time: year 1954, 50s, contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england
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 5.5
 5K
Clownhouse (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Just before Halloween, three young brothers alone in a big house are menaced by three escaped mental patients who have murdered some traveling circus clowns and taken their identities.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: clown, murder, child in peril, escaped mental patient, brother brother relationship, circus, home invasion, chase, halloween, evil clown, serial killer, insanity ...
Time: 80s
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Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, murder, serial killer, sorority, serial murder, holiday, winter, violence, prank telephone call, mental illness, psychopath, psycho killer ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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The Addams Family (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Plot unknown
Style: gothic, humorous, funny, psychotronic, mystical ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, family relations, dark humor, goth, eccentric family, family, mansion, paranormal, eccentricity, strange person, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2019, 2010s
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Burnt Offerings (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, psychosis, afterlife, ghost, obsession, old woman, murder, mystery, family in danger, losing-it hero, rapid aging ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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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: slasher, rough, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, mystery, old dark house, violence, neighbor, hotel, hollywood, teenage life, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, texas
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 6.1
 11K
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, hospital, good versus evil, priest, small town, murder, mysterious character, mystery, rivalry, journalism, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: maine, israel, usa, middle east, detroit
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 4.7
 196
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, serious, realistic, scary, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, countryside, homecoming, race against time, secret past, hallucination, childhood trauma, secret, old dark house, painting, woman rapes man, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2000s
Place: central europe
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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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, friends, disorder, supernatural, youth, time travel, old dark house, day of the dead, pagan, escapades, tombs and skeletons, family ...
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: parody, not serious, humorous, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: threat, filmmaking, showbiz, down on your luck, one last chance, money, old dark house, audition, director, sarcasm, sex, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.6
 2K
Doom Asylum (1987)
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: slasher, suspense, rough, brutal, bleak
Plot: psychopath, car accident, violence, survival, old dark house, murder, sadism, death, group of friends, mistaken identity, torture, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
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 6.3
 12K
Dolls (1986)
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, macabre, slasher, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, evil doll, supernatural, youth, toys, ghost, toy maker, puppet, stranded, house, objects come to life, serial killer ...
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: parody, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, mystery, mysterious character, dark and stormy night, crimes, who done it, characters killed one by one, old dark house, seance, journalism, estate ...
Time: 1930s
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