The Haunting quotes

The Haunting poster
Hill House has stood for about 90 years and appears haunted: its inhabitants have always met strange, tragic ends. Now Dr. John Markway has assembled a team of people who he thinks will prove whether or not the house is haunted.

Director: Robert Wise
Writer: Nelson Gidding (screenplay), Shirley Jackson (based on the novel: "The Haunting of Hill House")
Production: Paramount Pictures
Genre: horror
Year: 1963
MetaScore: 74/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 22 Aug 1963
Awards: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination.

41 Clips & Quotes

I can't keep the rooms the way I'd like - The Haunting 01:49 I can't keep the rooms the way I'd like An evil old house - The Haunting 00:58 An evil old house When people believed the earth was flat - The Haunting 01:01 When people believed the earth was flat Whose hand was I holding - The Haunting 00:12 Whose hand was I holding And the ground sowed with salt - The Haunting 00:19 And the ground sowed with salt Only one way to argue with a woman - The Haunting 00:14 Only one way to argue with a woman Nothing in particular - The Haunting 00:26 Nothing in particular I'll let you have the house cheap - The Haunting 00:14 I'll let you have the house cheap Knowing what I really want - The Haunting 00:16 Knowing what I really want Hill House has stood for 90 years and might stand for 90 more - The Haunting 00:50 Hill House has stood for 90 years and might stand for 90... Is this another one of your crazy hallucinations - The Haunting 00:51 Is this another one of your crazy hallucinations Let's see what kind of martinis it makes - The Haunting 00:43 Let's see what kind of martinis it makes No one must go back into that house again - The Haunting 00:40 No one must go back into that house again A closed mind is the worst defense against the supernatural - The Haunting 00:39 A closed mind is the worst defense against the supernatural I know the supernatural is something that isn't supposed to happen - The Haunting 00:24 I know the supernatural is something that isn't supposed to... I haven't seen a damn thing - The Haunting 00:20 I haven't seen a damn thing The dead are not quiet in Hill House - The Haunting 00:14 The dead are not quiet in Hill House What would you call this place - The Haunting 00:13 What would you call this place Human nature could certainly stand some improvement - The Haunting 00:17 Human nature could certainly stand some improvement Tristan wants you inside - The Haunting 01:42 Tristan wants you inside You'll be sorry I ever opened the gate - The Haunting 00:15 You'll be sorry I ever opened the gate You haven't a ghost of a chance - The Haunting 00:13 You haven't a ghost of a chance Can't you feel it - The Haunting 00:11 Can't you feel it You shouldn't be - The Haunting 03:53 You shouldn't be I've studied the map - The Haunting 00:11 I've studied the map This could be a family portrait of us - The Haunting 00:32 This could be a family portrait of us You look like Death - The Haunting 00:11 You look like Death Let's see if there's a tiger behind this one - The Haunting 00:16 Let's see if there's a tiger behind this one It knows my name - The Haunting 01:54 It knows my name Psychic phenomena are subject to certain laws - The Haunting 00:29 Psychic phenomena are subject to certain laws I was leaning back to see the top of the tower and - The Haunting 00:21 I was leaning back to see the top of the tower and Ghosts make the papers along with celebrities every day of the week - The Haunting 00:21 Ghosts make the papers along with celebrities every day of... I don't think you killed your mother - The Haunting 00:14 I don't think you killed your mother You have to watch it every minute - The Haunting 00:14 You have to watch it every minute I mean to take it - The Haunting 00:11 I mean to take it Back to your little apartment - The Haunting 00:18 Back to your little apartment You've got foolishness and wickedness all mixed up - The Haunting 00:17 You've got foolishness and wickedness all mixed up Auntie Nell is blinking - The Haunting 00:17 Auntie Nell is blinking It's in the nursery - The Haunting 01:20 It's in the nursery What were you doing - The Haunting 02:37 What were you doing There was something in the car with her - The Haunting 01:07 There was something in the car with her

Cast

Eleanor Lance - Julie Harris
Theodora - Claire Bloom
Dr. John Markway - Richard Johnson
Luke Sanderson - Russ Tamblyn
Mrs. Sanderson - Fay Compton
Mrs. Dudley - Rosalie Crutchley
Grace Markway - Lois Maxwell
Mr. Dudley - Valentine Dyall
Carrie Fredericks - Diane Clare
Eldridge Harper - Ronald Adam
First Mrs. Crain - Pamela Buckley
Abigail Crain - Age 80 - Amy Dalby
Abigail Crain's Nurse-Companion - Rosemary Dorken
Dora Fredericks - Verina Greenlaw
Garage Attendant - Claude Jones
Second Mrs. Crain - Frieda Knorr
Hugh Crain - Howard Lang
Abigail Crain - Age 6 - Janet Mansell
Bud Fredericks - Paul Maxwell
Landlady - Mavis Villiers