House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Rich oddball Frederick Loren has a proposal for five guests at a possibly haunted mansion: Show up, be locked in the large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife and then receive $10,000 each.
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September 24, 2007 If one had to pick the best of the campy horror films that made [Castle's] reputation, this 1958 feature would probably be it.Read in Source
October 06, 2013 There's no denying that Castle's directorial crassness does actually supply some genuinely frightening moments.Read in Source
September 24, 2007 The film has a genuinely creepy atmosphere and boasts at least one leap-outa-your-seat shock moment.Read in Source
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March 25, 2006 A stale spook concoction from the William Castle-Robb White production team.
March 26, 2009 There is some good humor in the dialog which not only pays off well against the ghostly elements, but provides a release for laughter so it does not explode in the suspense sequences.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
October 21, 2013 Dumb and corny and reliant to a ludicrous degree on Price's withering sarcasm, but it not only knows what it is, it loves being what it is.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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