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The Haunting in Connecticut

10 Ratings: 3.1
A movie directed by Peter Cornwell

Based on a chilling true story, Lionsgate's The Haunting in Connecticut charts one family's terrifying, real-life encounter with the dark forces of the supernatural. When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Horror
Director: Peter Cornwell
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Release Date: 27 March 2009 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
5 reviews about The Haunting in Connecticut
review by . July 18, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
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   I am quite familiar with the Discovery channel documentary that has supposedly inspired this film by Peter Cornwell. The documentary “Haunting in Connecticut” chronicles the experiences of the Snedeker family during their stay in a certain house that was formerly a mortuary. So where is this story? I’ll get right to the point, if you are expecting a dramatization or an accurate portrayal about the true events experienced by the Snedeker family; you are in for a huge …
review by . August 03, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
A family moves into a huge house in Connecticut to be closer to their sons treatment center. Four hours is a long ride, especially for a cancer patient. When the Campbell family finds a house that fits their budget and is only minutes from the hospital, they jump on it. Soon they find out that they are not the only ones living there. The house was previously used to summon the dead and once they got there, they didn't want to leave.    I loved this movie. I don't scare easily …
review by . September 14, 2009
Loosely based on the Snedeker family story from the book "In A Dark Place" and the brilliant documentary "A Haunting In Connecticut," "The Haunting In Connecticut" fails to rise above it's base material.     As the plot of the film goes, the Campbell family takes up residency in a home "with a dark past" in order to have their ill son closer to the hospital where he is receiving treatment for his cancer. Once they've moved in, however, strange things begin to happen. The son, …
review by . March 27, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
There isn't much I can say about "The Haunting in Connecticut" that I haven't already said about other films of this type, and that in and of itself says plenty. Let's begin with the fact that it's "based on a true story"--if there's one thing horror movies have taught me time and time again, it's to take such claims with more than a few grains of salt. Honestly, does anyone believe that these events actually happened? Let the details speak for themselves; during the 1980s, the Snedeker family claimed …
review by . March 28, 2009
The movie  "The Haunting in Connecticut" was shown in theatres today March 27,2009.    Starring Kyle Gallner ("Wet hot American Summer") as Matt Campbell, a boy with cancer, who moves into a new house with his family closer to the hospital in his town.    The family soon finds out a secret about the new house and why it was sold so cheap.     This film had a "Poltergeist" kind of vibe,and plenty of Jumpy moments, many screams …
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