Estate horror movies

List of the best horror movies about the estate, selected by visitors to our site: Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass, The Russian Bride, Ready or Not, The Little Stranger, Curse of the Witch's Doll, Get Out, The Boy, The Disappointments Room, Crimson Peak, Darker Than Night.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Queen of Spades: Through the Looking Glass (2019)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5)
PlaceEstate, Russia

    The sinister ghost of the Queen of Spades is out for blood, her victims the students of an old boarding school shrouded in gloomy rumors. Exploring the school’s abandoned wing, the teenagers discover a mirror covered in mysterious drawings. Facing it, they playfully recite an incantation which renders their innermost desires a reality - at the expense of nothing less than their souls.

    The Russian Bride (2019)
    Mark6 (imdb: 5.3)
    Genrehorror, thriller
    CharactersManiacs, Rich, Mothers, Single mothers
    PlotMoney, Survival

      A Russian woman travels to America with her daughter to marry a reclusive billionaire, who turns out to be a psycho who sends their lives spiraling into a living hell.

      Ready or Not (2019)
      Markimdb: 6.8
      Genrehorror, thriller, comedy, detective
      CountryCanada, USA
      CharactersFamily, Brides, Newlyweds
      PlotWedding, Supernatural, Survival, Survival, The escape
      PlaceEstate, Mansions, Castle
      StyleFancy, Tense, Disturbing

        A bride's wedding night takes a sinister turn when her eccentric new in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game.

        The Little Stranger (2018)
        Markimdb: 5.5
        Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
        CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
        CharactersDogs, Maids
        PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Death, Funeral, Ghosts
        PlaceEstate, Country houses
        StyleBy books, Depressive

          In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life?

          Curse of the Witch's Doll (2018)
          Mark2 (imdb: 3.2)
          CountryUnited Kingdom
          CharactersRevived toys, Witch
          StyleDepressive, Disturbing, Creepy

            Adeline Gray’s attempt to escape bombing leads her to a derelict, creepy manor in the woods. When Adeline’s young daughter goes missing, a series of inexplicable events lead her to believe a haunted doll holds a vengeful soul; the soul of a murdered Witch. As Adeline’s desperate search continues, she soon realizes she too is at the mercy of The Witch’s Doll.

            Get Out (2017)
            Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
            Genrehorror, thriller, detective
            CountryJapan, USA
            CharactersPhotographers, Detectives, Dogs, Family
            PlotMystery, Survival, Abduction, Slavery
            PlaceParty, New York, Estate
            StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Action, Tense, Disturbing

              Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

              The Boy (2016)
              Mark7.8 (imdb: 6)
              Genrehorror, thriller, detective
              CountryUSA, China, Canada
              CharactersParents, Family, Babysitting
              PlotMystery, Supernatural, Death, Ghosts
              PlaceEngland, Estate, Mansions, Country houses
              StyleAction, Unexpected ending, Tense, Disturbing, Creepy

                A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.

                The Disappointments Room (2016)
                Mark8.6 (imdb: 3.9)
                Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                CharactersDogs, Cats
                PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts

                  A mother and her young son release unimaginable horrors from the attic of their rural dream home.

                  Crimson Peak (2015)
                  Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.5)
                  Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
                  CountryUSA, Canada
                  CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
                  PlotLove, Cheating, Supernatural, Ghosts, Superpowers
                  PlaceEngland, Estate
                  StyleGothic, Atmospheric, Action, Disturbing, Creepy

                    In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

                    Darker Than Night (2014)
                    Mark8 (imdb: 4.2)
                    CountryMexico, Spain
                    PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
                    PlaceMexico, Estate
                    StyleAtmospheric, Action, Disturbing

                      When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.

                      Jessabelle (2014)
                      Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
                      Genrehorror, thriller
                      CharactersZombie, Disabled people
                      PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
                      PlaceParallel worlds, Estate
                      StyleCreepy, Disturbing

                        A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.

                        The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
                        Mark10 (imdb: 4.8)
                        Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                        CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Canada
                        CharactersMilitary, Demons, Teachers, Angels
                        PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
                        PlaceEngland, Estate
                        TimeWorld War II
                        StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Gothic, Gloomy

                          40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

                          The Woman in Black (2012)
                          Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
                          Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
                          CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, Sweden
                          PlotGhosts, Revenge, Supernatural, Curses, Mystery, Life after death
                          PlaceLondon, Village, England, Estate
                          StyleAtmospheric, Gothic, Tense, Disturbing

                            The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity.

                            Would You Rather (2012)
                            Mark8 (imdb: 5.7)
                            Genrehorror, thriller
                            CharactersSoldier, Veterans
                            PlotDeath, Survival
                            StyleHeavy, Disturbing, Action

                              Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

                              Fertile Ground (2011)
                              Markimdb: 4.5
                              PlotSupernatural, Chase, Ghosts
                              PlaceParty, Psychiatric hospitals, Estate
                              StyleGothic, Tense

                                Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate’s ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home. When Nate’s behavior undergoes a strange and fearful metamorphosis, Emily fears she might be the latest target in a murderous tradition.

                                The Awakening (2011)
                                Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
                                Genrehorror, thriller, drama
                                CountryUnited Kingdom
                                CharactersPsychics, Teachers, Writers
                                PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
                                PlaceEngland, Estate
                                StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Gothic

                                  1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.

                                  Livid (2011)
                                  Mark6.4 (imdb: 5.7)
                                  CharactersVampire, Thieves
                                  PlaceFrance, Estate
                                  StyleAction, Gothic, Heavy, Disturbing

                                    It's young Lucy's first day as a trainee in-house caregiver. She visits Mrs Jessel, an old woman who lies in cerebral coma, by herself, in her large desolate house. Learning by accident that Mrs Jessel, a former dance teacher of repute, supposedly possesses a treasure somewhere in the house, Lucy and friends William and Ben decide to search the house in the hope of finding it. At night, they get into the house, which reveals itself to be increasingly peculiar. Their hunt for Mrs Jessel's treasure leads them into a horrifying supernatural series of events that will change Lucy forever..

                                    Ghost (2010)
                                    Markimdb: 5.5
                                    Genrehorror, thriller
                                    CountrySouth Korea
                                    CharactersWriters, Bachelors, Lawyers, Snipers, CIA
                                    PlotGhosts, Mystery, Relationship, Mystery, Investigation, Death, Political
                                    PlaceUSA, Islands, Estate
                                    StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

                                      Nanami Hoshino, a wealthy entrepreneur, marries Korean potter Kim Jun-ho, and they both live a seemingly happy life. Then, one year after their marriage, Nanami is killed by a biker on her way home. This tragedy leaves Jun-ho completely devastated. At the hospital, Nanami's ghost arises from her body, and upon meeting a ghost child, she realizes that she is a ghost whose presence cannot be seen. She then realizes that her death was no coincidence and Jun-ho is in imminent danger. Unable to communicate with normal humans, Nanami seeks help from the elderly psychic Unten in hopes of saving Jun-ho's life.

                                      Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
                                      Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
                                      Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy
                                      CountryUSA, Australia, Mexico
                                      CharactersMaids, Monsters
                                      PlaceParty, Estate
                                      StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Gothic, Tense

                                        A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

                                        The Turn of the Screw (2009)
                                        Markimdb: 5.5
                                        Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
                                        CountryUnited Kingdom
                                        PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
                                        PlaceEngland, London, Mansions, Estate
                                        StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing

                                          A young governess, Ann, is sent to a country house to take care of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Soon after her arrival, Miles is expelled from boarding school. Although charmed by her young charge, she secretly fears there are ominous reasons behind his expulsion. With Miles back at home, the governess starts noticing ethereal figures roaming the estate's grounds. Desperate to learn more about these sinister sightings she discovers that the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of her predecessor hold grim implications for herself. As she becomes increasingly fearful that malevolent forces are stalking the children the governess is determined to save them, risking herself and her sanity in the process.

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