The Old Dark House

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"Five persons in the houseā€¦ Strangers cut off from the world by thunderstorms and landslide... Terror of the unknown draws them together."
  • Passed
  • 1932
  • 1 hr 11 min
  • 7.0  (10,926)

One of the first in this genre and inspiring decades of similar films The Old Dark House is an interesting and suspenseful look at early horror comedies. Featuring Charles Laughton's Hollywood debut and created by the classic pairing of James Whale and Carl Laemmle, Jr. the story starts with a group of people seeking refuge from a storm in the Welsh countryside. Finding themselves in a sinister mansion with the even more sinister Femm family in residence the guests uneasily settle in as they have little choice. With danger at every turn will they be able to survive the night?

The Old Dark House
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One of the first in this genre and inspiring decades of similar films The Old Dark House is an interesting and suspenseful look at early horror comedies. Featuring Charles Laughton's Hollywood debut and created by the classic pairing of James Whale and Carl Laemmle, Jr. the story starts with a group of people seeking refuge from a storm in the Welsh countryside. Finding themselves in a sinister mansion with the even more sinister Femm family in residence the guests uneasily settle in as they have little choice. With danger at every turn will they be able to survive the night?

The Old Dark House is a 1932 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 11 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0.

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  • Release Date
    1932
  • MPAA Rating
    Passed
  • Runtime
    1 hr 11 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (10,926)