The Haunted – UK, 2018 – reviews

‘Have you ever entered a haunted house?’

The Haunted is a 2018 British supernatural horror feature film about a young female caregiver working in a creepy old house.

Written and directed by David Holroyd, the TH Film production stars Sophie Stevens, Nick Bayly, Maggie Daniels, Virginia Denham, Ray MacAllan and Kirstie Steele.


Emily arrives for her first nightshift as a caregiver to an elderly dementia patient. In an isolated house, her night turns into a nightmare as she is tormented by a vengeful spirit, and starts to uncover the house’s dark secrets…

Reviews [click links to read more]:

” …the plot stays so skeletal that the twist only works if bare minimum bits of story are divulged along the way. Conversely, the final reveal turns out to be such a sigh-inducing cliché that the payoff isn’t remotely worth the price paid in boredom to get there.” Culture Crypt

“With a decent lead performance, but a wholly uninspired concept and the matching “you didn’t earn it” scares, The Haunted fails to make a good impression.” Horrorfreak News

Cast and characters:

  • Sophie Stevens … Emily
  • Nick Bayly … Arthur
  • Maggie Daniels … Mary
  • Virginia Denham … Mum
  • Ray MacAllan … Paul
  • Kirstie Steele … Ghost

Technical details:

75 minutes

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