Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 53


The Conjuring

The old dark house. The creepy dilapidated manor. The remote isolate hotel. Haunted Houses! The idea fascinates audiences, directors and screen writers creating one of the most chilling of horror sub-genres. James Wan’s latest film, The Conjuring, is a brilliant example of a haunted house film…and more. Co-hosts, Doc Rotten and Thomas Mariani, join together to run through their lists of Top 10 Haunted House films. The ShiningPoltergeistThe Haunting. Ghost, spirits, demons and Jack Nicholson. Get Ready!

Monster Movie Podcast
Episode 53– The Conjuring and Top 10 Haunted House Films
(101min, 46.77MB)
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The Conjuring is decimating the competition in the box-office this week. Not only a huge feat for a horror film, but an R-Rated horror film AND on an extremely crowded weekend. But James Wan nails it with his ghost/exorcism tale about the paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. You can catch our reviews of the film over at horrornews.net podcast, but Thomas and I are here today to discuss the haunted house films with our top 10 Haunted House Films.

Doc Rotten’s Top 10 Haunted House Films

  1. The Changeling (1980)
  2. Insidious (2011)
  3. Paranormal Activity (2007)
  4. Poltergeist (1982)
  5. The Haunting (1963)
  6. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  7. The Legend of Hell House (1973)
  8. The Amityville Horror (1979)
  9. Ghost Story (1981)
  10. Burnt Offerings (1976)

Thomas Mariani’s Top 10 Haunted House Films

  1. Poltergeist (1982)
  2. The Shining (1980)
  3. The Others (2001)
  4. Beetlejuice (1988)
  5. House (1977)
  6. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  7. 1408 (2007)
  8. Poltergeist II (1986)
  9. Legend of Hell House (1973)
  10. Insidious (2011)

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Amityville Horror


The Haunting


The Shining


Legend of Hell House


Burnt Offerings


Ghost Story

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About Doc Rotten

Doc Rotten, film critic for HorrorNews.Net, is also the host of the Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast, the Monster Movie Podcast and Shock Treatment: The American Horror Story Fan Podcast. Read more from Doc Rotten at DocRotten.com, Facebook and Twitter.

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