House on Haunted Hill Reviews

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April 23, 2019
The passage of time hasn't improved this version one iota, although at least home viewers don't have to subject themselves to the lobby posters sporting that year's daftest tagline ("Evil Loves To Party").
October 20, 2018
[It's] hard to come down too harshly on this remake.
February 5, 2014
The climactic house-versus-humans scenes were so ludicrous that I half expected Kattan to revert to his Mr. Peepers persona from SNL and start battling the evil inkblot with spat-out chunks of apple.
November 29, 2009
Drained of any wild, spontaneous spark.
December 6, 2005
May 15, 2004
July 2, 2003
Quarts of shiny blood are splashed around and numerous moans and groans pepper the soundtrack, but astonishingly, the movie never manages to provoke so much as a shudder.
February 8, 2003
...An excellent show of digi-graphics. But it is seldom scary.
December 8, 2002
There's a great deal of general creepiness, but the enterprise is undercut by a weak script, weak characters, and a too simple plot.
October 30, 2002
June 5, 2002
All the visual bravura doesn't fill in the gaping plot holes or generate any real frights.
March 19, 2002
Consistently inert -- even though the fee for successful housesitting has been raised to a million bucks a night.
February 27, 2001
February 14, 2001
This is almost a green light. If you considered yourself a connoisseur of horror films, you'll be disappointed. If you are easily scared then you will love it.
January 1, 2001
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
House On Haunted Hill is not only never scary, it's never even interesting.
January 1, 2000
Watching House on Haunted Hill is like going to a restaurant where the food looks delectable, but tastes awful.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Paints its characters in strokes so broad just one would cover a barn, and, in the end, indulges in lame, dull digital effects that would put a 5-year-old to sleep.
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