House on Haunted Hill Reviews

September 7, 2011
March 19, 2002
Consistently inert -- even though the fee for successful housesitting has been raised to a million bucks a night.
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.
January 1, 2000
House on Haunted Hill is a sorry reincarnation of the 1950s William Castle horror film.
January 1, 2000
As in The Haunting, they eventually surrender characters and story to computer-generated spectacle, squandering any creepy immediacy and trampling the human element.
January 1, 2000
Directed with a nimble, savvy touch.
January 1, 2000
House on Haunted Hill is the kind of horror movie that's not a bit scary and quite a bit gross.
January 1, 2000
Fails to deliver even one good 'boo!' moment.
January 1, 2000
Slow-moving, yawn-inducing.
January 1, 2000
Instead of thrill and chills, it's kills and spills.
January 1, 2000
A bloody mess.
October 29, 1999