13 Ghosts (1960)

13 Ghosts




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A man inherits a supposedly haunted old mansion from his uncle, but, disbelieving the stories, moves right in with his family. Soon, however, the unfriendly spirits -- twelve in all -- warn that another death will soon make their number an unlucky thirteen in this chiller.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Robb White, Robb Shite
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 11, 2001
Columbia Pictures


as Cyrus Zorba

as Buck Zorba

as Medea Zorba

as Ben Rush

as Elaine Zacharides

as E. Van Allen

as Hilda Zorba
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Critic Reviews for 13 Ghosts

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

October 30, 2002
New York Post
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 10, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Amateurish and crude, William Castle's film is better known for its aggressive publicity campaign.

Full Review… | June 22, 2011

Cheesy -- and gory -- classic; no young'uns.

Full Review… | August 26, 2010
Common Sense Media

It falters just as most of today's movies falter: too much emphasis on effects and not enough on characters.

Full Review… | October 23, 2009
Combustible Celluloid

A dull and crudely made haunted house tale.

Full Review… | October 14, 2007
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Audience Reviews for 13 Ghosts

More funny than scary but for fans of old API films this one has a certain campy charm.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

This is a fun little horror movie from Castle, it's about a family that moves to a haunted house that has 13 ghosts, and it's fun for the whole family. I really like this movie.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


Another William Castle underachiever. A family on the edge of financial ruin inherits a fully furnished home....and some ghosts. I guessed the big climax 1/2 through the film. I fell asleep a couple of times and still wasn't lost when I woke back up. That says a lot, doesn't it? I must give credit where credit is due in that Castle went out on a cinematic limb and used actual hardwood boards as actors rather than people. And got pretty good performances out of them too. What was that? Those WERE people? Oh. Never mind then.

Cindy I

Super Reviewer

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