With Halloween right around the corner we have compiled a list of scary movies that are vaguely about real estate. We sure hope that these films don't represent your day-to-day. This might be a good opportunity to relax (or not) this weekend, and enjoy a bowl of popcorn while (somewhat) keeping your mind on real estate.
1. The Haunting of Hill House
An acclaimed Netflix Original series based on a Stephen King novel. This is about a family whose father buys and flips old homes. Little do they know, this home has a history literally living within the walls. This takes place 20 years after a mysterious event in the home, and offers a good character study alongside classic scare jumps.
2. The Conjuring
This is based the same true story that the Amityville Horror is based on. A clssic haunted house film, and this one launched a cinematic universe that has actually found success, unlike other attempts from other studios. Fun fact, this story is based in Rhode Island - and you are not required to disclose if a death occured on the property. It makes for selling homes much easier.
3. Gerald's Game
This is another Stephen King-based story and takes place in the second home vacation market. This is not-so-much a supernatural scare-fest, but a psychological thriller. It is about a married couple trying to reinvigorate their marriage, but then it turns into a survival situation when something goes wrong. This is the least real estate-related movie on this list.
4. The Open House
We've heard a lot of horror stories from open houses. This is one that you probably don't want happening to you. I haven't personally watched this, but it looks like a good C-movie that is so bad that it is entertaining. So watch at your own risk.
5. The Charnelhouse
This is the story of an architectthat transforms a slaughterhouse into trendy lofts. Another movie I have not seen yet. It also has a low score on Rotten Tomatoes. So watch it if this topic interests you, otherwise the The Haunting of Hill House or The Conjuring should be your number one picks.
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