A Haunted House
A Haunted House is a 2013 comedy horror spoof film directed by Michael Tiddes and starring Marlon Wayans. It was released on January 11, 2013. The film is a parody of the “found footage” genre, such as the Paranormal Activity franchise and The Devil Inside.
During interviews to promote the film, Wayans explained “it’s not exactly a parody” but rather a movie with funny characters doing the opposite of what typical white people do in similar horror films.
Movie2k Watch Movies – A Haunted House – Plot
A young couple, Malcolm and Kisha, have just moved in together in the hopes of starting a beautiful life together. Unfortunately the action starts off on something of a bad omen, as Kisha pulls into the driveway and runs down Malcolm’s dog. What follows is a hilarious scene[dubious – discuss] where Malcolm’s grief is overwhelming. Eventually, they start getting Kisha settled into their dream house. However as they go through the process of setting up house, they quickly find they’re not alone, apparently Kisha has inadvertently brought a demonic presence into the house with her (she confesses to having once made a deal with the devil for a pair of shoes).
In an attempt to rid their home of the evil spirit, Malcolm and Kisha hire everyone from modern day Ghostbusters to a “priest” who admits that not only is he an ex-con, but he is really a priest in training to a psychic who seems more interested in Malcolm than in finding the ghost. As is de rigur for these films, the young couple is determined not to let the evil spirit ruin his relationship — or, more importantly to Malcolm — his sex life. Malcolm and Kisha install an array of cameras to sweep the house so that they can spot anything out of the ordinary (in one extremely funny bit a camera strapped to the base of an oscillating fan captures numerous images of Malcolm’s Hispanic maid, Rosa, doing numerous things from running a cocaine lab to having sex on the kitchen table with the gardener).
Movie2k Watch Movies – A Haunted House – Cast
Marlon Wayans as Malcolm Johnson
Essence Atkins as Kisha
Cedric the Entertainer as Father Doug Williams
Nick Swardson as Chip the psychic
David Koechner as Dan the security man
Dave Sheridan as Bob, Dan’s associate
Marlene Forte as Rosa
Alanna Ubach as Jenny
Andrew Daly as Steve
Affion Crockett as Ray-Ray
Robin Thede and J.B. Smoove as Kisha’s mother and father
Movie2k Watch Movies – A Haunted House – Reception
A Haunted House was panned by critics; so far, it currently holds a 7% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 26 reviews. The “Top Critics” holds a 10% based on 7 reviews. However, among users, the film holds an 74% rating.
IGN editor Alicia Malone rated the film 3 out of 10 and wrote “Marlon Wayans’ found footage spoof A Haunted House is a mess of cheap, tired gags that wishes it was a Scary Movie.”
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