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Welcome Ghosts Into Your Home With Disney’s ‘Haunted Mansion’

Haunted Mansion (2023) cast on staircase
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Are you ready to bring Haunted Mansion (2023) home with you? Because ready or not, the ghoulish ghosts are here! The newly released film is inspired by the iconic story from Disney’s classic attraction, Haunted Mansion. The film was released this past summer and, although it had a bumpy start at the box office, seemingly was liked. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the audience score was 84%, while the Tomatometer scored a mere 38%.

Some parts of the film’s marketing promotion helped the movie gain excitement, like a commercial with Jake from State Farm, Haunted Mansioninspired treats at the Parks, and a gimmick of the Haunted Mansion listing on Zillow. Moreover, it can be argued that the actor’s strike in Hollywood also played a role, as the actors were not allowed to participate in the film’s premiere or any promotions. Excitingly, though, Haunted Mansion has recently hit a milestone at the global box office. As reported by IMDB, “the project has now generated $100 million at the global box office.”

Haunted Mansion Cast Life

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Disney is bringing the new film home for those who missed it on the big screen. Haunted Mansion will be available to stream starting on October 4 on Disney Plus.

‘Haunted Mansion’

Haunted Mansionis the second rendition of the story inspired by the iconic attraction. “Coming 20 years after Eddie Murphy’s “The Haunted Mansion,” the new film stars LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Dawson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Jared Leto and more,” Variety wrote. The film follows the mother, Gabbie, played by Rosario Dawson, and her son, played by Chase Dillon, who find themselves trapped in a home filled with ghosts. Determined to find an answer, they enlist in help of spiritual experts to exterminate the ghosts and get back to a normal life.

Haunted Mansion

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Additionally, viewers are brought on a comical and frightening journey with a film filled with phenomenal actors. The release comes just ahead of Halloween, making it perfect for a themed family movie night.

Have you seen Disney’s Haunted Mansion yet?

About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.