A haunted-house chiller that, despite technically accomplished direction and earnest lead performances, sabotages any traces of terror by endlessly referencing the horror films upon which it’s based.


Distributor: WARNER BROS.
Running Time: 112 mins.
Color: Color
Production: A New Line cinema presentation of a Safran Co./Evergreen Media Group production.
Genre: Horror
Film Width: 2.35
Sound: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital (AC-3), SDDS
Vera Farmiga | Patrick Wilson | Lili Taylor | Ron Livingston | Shanley Caswell | Hayley McFarland | Joey King | Mackenzie Foy | Kyla Deaver


James Wan
Screenplay by 
Chad Hayes | Cary Hayes
Rob Cowan | Tony DeRosa-Grund | Peter Safran
Executive producer(s) 
Walter Hamada | Dave Neustadter
Photographed by 
John R. Leonetti
Production designer(s) 
Julie Berghoff
Edited by 
Kirk Morri
Music by 
Joseph Bishara
Costume designer(s) 
Kristin M. Burke
Visual effects supervisor(s) 
Raymond McIntyre, Jr.
Special makeup 
Chris Bailey | David Beavis | Jeffrey L Loy