The Haunting in Connecticut Synopsis
A family's home in Connecticut is haunted.
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Charlotte Observer

Sinks or swims with the actors. Gallner makes a very convincing boy-about-to-die; Madsen is his properly stricken mom; and Donovan, an...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

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Haunting tweaks familiar tropes enough to make them interesting. Just not so interesting as to inspire many nightmares after the credits...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Don't misunderstand: the proceedings are pretty silly, and the scares were a lot fresher back in 1979, when we first saw "The Amityville...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The movie bumps along from low-grade scare to scare, and it's not lousy, mainly because Virginia Madsen prevents it from being so.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

A tepid PG-13 iteration of the already lame 1979 genre classic "The Amityville Horror."
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Although it's reasonably well-acted and offers a few certifiable jolts, feels awfully familiar.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A technically proficient horror movie and well acted.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

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Smart enough to put much of its weight on Gallner, a lively presence with a terrifically sour mug that makes him look like a mutual cousin...
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
There is still a great horror movie about foreclosure to be made. In the meantime, this movie plays games. (How many rounds of hide-and-seek...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Contains so many insults to the audience's intelligence.
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Finally a Real Horror Movie

By kdw416
This movie had everything that you would expect from a horror film. Unlike alot of the garbage of remakes that we are being forced to watch (Friday the 13th) this movie actually scares you. Not since...

What its about

By l3abs
Basically they took an episode of The Haunting from the Discovery Channel and made it into a movie. If you like watching that show then you will probably like the movie. The kid's bedroom is in the...

I Just Watched the Screening

By jboy82
I guess i was expecting more from this movie cause it was based on a true story and the commercials look scary but the storyline was kinda weak. Tho there were a few jumpy parts and i get really...

PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE, PLEASE READ A REVIEW FROM SOMONE WHO HAS ACTUALLY SEEN THE MOVIE !!!

By Dark_Chameleon
This is ridiculous..If we're going to a restaurant and want a review we dont listen to someone whos never eaten there or even looked at the menu, this is supposed to be a place that we gain knowledge...

“THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT” = Think TWICE before you agree to buy a House! =

By jimchudnow
(Per an advance preview:) This based-on-a-true-story film is set in '87 & tells how a mother (VIRGINIA MADSEN) agrees to buy an old house (oddly enough, in CT) to allow their ill son Matt (KYLE...

The best horror movie ive ever seen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By rockerbouy1
i have seen tons of scary movies and soo far this is the best. Unlike most movies, the haunting in connecticut wasnt cheesy. It was very well played and scared the s*** out of my friends. I recommend...

Surprisingly Good

By angiegirl8709
I'm not a big fan of scary/horror films. But my friend talked me into going to see this and I don't regret it at all. Not your typical bloody gory horror film. It's a somewhat freaky story line that...

CANT WAIT

By BLUE105
WELL WELL ILL HAVE SOMETHING TO LOOK FORWARD TO UNTIL OTHEWISE I HOPE THAT ITS AS GOOD AS THE TRAILERS THAT ARE OUT THERE....

glad I didn't listen

By alexnbill
I'm glad I didn't listen to almost every instinct and review this movie has gotten. I dont usually go to see horror movies because if you see too many, eventually they wont scare you anymore. This...

movie

By darnettay
i loved it...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For some intense sequences of terror and disturbing images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Unoriginal, shoddy horror film is too gory for young kids.
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