The Haunted Mansion
The Haunted Mansion (2003)

After the blockbuster success of Pirates of the Caribbean, another Disney theme park ride is adapted for the big screen in this family-friendly mix of comedy and chills. Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is a real estate agent whose latest project… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 20, 2004
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30%



Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neither scary nor funny, The Haunted Mansion is as lifeless as the ghosts in the movie.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

[I]t's dreadful.

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

More Disneyland ride than movie, short on plot and long on dazzling visuals for the kiddies.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Go on the Disney ride instead. It's over sooner.

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Brian Parks
Village Voice

Rob Minkoff has directed a movie that's nearly laughless and nowhere near as frightening as what's happened to Eddie Murphy's career.

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Jen Chaney
Washington Post

The point of Haunted Mansion is for audiences to sit back and enjoy the ride, which is easy to do thanks to an engaging story, the striking, Gothic-inspired set by Oscar-winner John Myhre and some delightful special effects.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

When a Disney ride becomes a movie, there's not much hope that things will turn out as well as they do in this tame horror comedy.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

A pleasant and atmospheric family romp, offering enough mildly chilling thrills to keep everyone entertained during its brief running time.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

It's perfectly palatable family fare for a long weekend when it's hard to find movies at the neighborhood 'plex that will please everyone.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Great visuals, few scares and laughs. But it IS clean family entertainment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Ah 2003, the start of Disney's major theme park ride adaptations into the movies...not counting a few earlier nondescript flicks and 'Mission to… More
Lucas Martins
Terrible story, screenplay and direction made, The Haunted Mansion, is useless film. Rotten.
Apeneck Fletcher
Only one long commercial for the Disney amusement park attraction, with Murphy in the onerous stereotype of scared jiggaboo pitchman. Stamp does his best to… More
Bentley Lyles
It's kind of funny but it's not scary and the plot is kinda stupid. Can't wait for Guilemro Del Toro's reboot!!!
Jim Careter
I enjoy it once and a while, but it was just never really my thing.
Kyle Fowler
It's suitably creepy with a cast of likable characters. Eddy Murphy does well as the lead,and though it shares some of the flaws that most live action… More

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