Log in or sign up for Rotten Tomatoes

Trouble logging in?

By continuing, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policies , and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes.

By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Policies , and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes.

Email not verified

Let's keep in touch.

Rotten Tomatoes Newsletter

Sign up for the Rotten Tomatoes newsletter to get weekly updates on:

  • Upcoming Movies and TV shows
  • Trivia & Rotter Tomatoes Podcast
  • Media News + More

OK, got it!

Movies / TV

No results found.

  • What's the Tomatometer®?
  • Login/signup

the haunted mansion movie cast

Movies in theaters

  • Opening this week
  • Coming soon to theaters
  • Certified fresh movies

Movies at home

  • Netflix streaming
  • Amazon prime
  • Most popular streaming movies
  • What to Watch New

Certified fresh picks

  • Killers of the Flower Moon Link to Killers of the Flower Moon
  • The Royal Hotel Link to The Royal Hotel
  • The Burial Link to The Burial

New TV Tonight

  • The American Buffalo: Season 1
  • Everyone Else Burns: Season 1
  • Rick and Morty: Season 7
  • Neon: Season 1
  • Wolf Like Me: Season 2
  • Bosch: Legacy: Season 2
  • Upload: Season 3
  • Billy the Kid: Season 2
  • Living for the Dead: Season 1
  • Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix: Season 1

Most Popular TV on RT

  • The Fall of the House of Usher: Season 1
  • Sex Education: Season 4
  • Lessons in Chemistry: Season 1
  • Goosebumps: Season 1
  • Loki: Season 2
  • Gen V: Season 1
  • Lupin: Season 3
  • Our Flag Means Death: Season 2
  • Dear Child: Season 1
  • Frasier: Season 1
  • Top TV Shows
  • Certified Fresh TV
  • Most popular TV

Certified fresh pick

  • Lessons in Chemistry: Season 1 Link to Lessons in Chemistry: Season 1
  • All-Time Lists
  • Binge Guide
  • Comics on TV
  • Five Favorite Films
  • Video Interviews
  • Weekend Box Office
  • Weekly Ketchup
  • What to Watch

Best Horror Movies of 2023 Ranked – New Scary Movies to Watch

30 Most Popular Movies Right Now: What to Watch In Theaters and Streaming

What to Watch: In Theaters and On Streaming

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

The Ultimate TV Fang-Off: Vote for the Best Vampire

Weekend Box Office Results: Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour Rocks a $96 Million Opening Weekend

  • Trending on RT
  • Shop Rotten Tomatoes
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

The Haunted Mansion

2003, Comedy/Fantasy, 1h 28m

What to know

Critics Consensus

Neither scary nor funny, The Haunted Mansion is as lifeless as the ghosts in the movie. Read critic reviews

You might also like

Where to watch the haunted mansion.

Watch The Haunted Mansion with a subscription on Disney+, rent on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, or buy on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu.

Rate And Review

Super Reviewer

Rate this movie

Oof, that was Rotten.

Meh, it passed the time.

It’s good – I’d recommend it.

So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

What did you think of the movie? (optional)

You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

Step 2 of 2

How did you buy your ticket?

Let's get your review verified..

AMCTheatres.com or AMC App New

Cinemark Coming Soon

We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

Regal Coming Soon

Theater box office or somewhere else

By opting to have your ticket verified for this movie, you are allowing us to check the email address associated with your Rotten Tomatoes account against an email address associated with a Fandango ticket purchase for the same movie.

You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

The haunted mansion   photos.

Workaholic real estate agent Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is accused by his wife, Sara (Marsha Thomason), of neglecting his son (Marc John Jefferies) and daughter (Aree Davis), so he takes the family on a vacation. Along the way, the family stops off at a sinister mansion that Jim has been asked to sell, only to discover it's haunted by Master Gracey (Nathaniel Parker) ; his stern butler, Ramsley (Terence Stamp) ; and two other servants who need some help breaking a curse.

Rating: PG (Language|Frightening Images|Thematic Elements)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Original Language: English

Director: Rob Minkoff

Producer: Don Hahn , Andrew Gunn

Writer: David Berenbaum , David Berenbaum

Release Date (Theaters): Nov 26, 2003  wide

Release Date (Streaming): Jan 1, 2014

Box Office (Gross USA): $75.8M

Runtime: 1h 28m

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures, Doom Buggy Productions, Gunn Films

Sound Mix: Surround, Dolby SR, DTS, SDDS

Aspect Ratio: Scope (2.35:1)

Cast & Crew

Eddie Murphy

Terence Stamp

Wallace Shawn

Marsha Thomason

Jennifer Tilly

Madame Leota

Nathaniel Parker

Edward Gracey

Dina Spybey-Waters

Marc John Jefferies

Rob Minkoff

David Berenbaum


Andrew Gunn

Barry Bernardi

Executive Producer

Remi Adefarasin


Priscilla Nedd-Friendly

Film Editor

Costume Design

Mark Mancina

Original Music

Rosemary Brandenburg

Set Designer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Daniel Sudick

Special Effects Coordinator

David Wyman

News & Interviews for The Haunted Mansion

Weekly Ketchup: Ryan Gosling in Talks for Guillermo Del Toro’s Haunted Mansion

I’m Sorry Peter Jackson: Rob Minkoff to Direct Jet Li – Jackie Chan Collaboration

"Silent Hill" Inspired by a (Real) Creepy Town?

Critic Reviews for The Haunted Mansion

Audience reviews for the haunted mansion.

"The Haunted Mansion" is the Olive Garden of Disney films: bland and seemingly pointless. You may not die from the experience, but is that really a blessing?

the haunted mansion movie cast

Ah 2003, the start of Disney's major theme park ride adaptations into the movies...not counting a few earlier nondescript flicks and 'Mission to Mars' which I never realised was a theme park adaptation. If you think about this premise you could be forgiven for thinking it would turn out crap, especially with Eddie Murphy involved. And you wouldn't be far wrong on that one point, the casting of Murphy and his 'family' members in this film was a terrible choice. The reason being they all stick out like a sore thumb in the story, they all look totally out of place and none can act too well. The film has been turned into a Murphy vehicle and the film suffers for it, it feels forced, his family in the film feel forced and fake, the silly humour and annoying dialog from Murphy feels forced and its all in there simply for Murphy, awful decision. That aside the rest of the film is actually pretty sweet. The plot has been cleverly turned into a romantic ghost tale where upon the mansions owner is seeking his one true love whom he lost centuries ago. Of course his true love is Murphy's living wife so a battle of supernatural proportions ensues as Murphy must stop this aristocratic spook floating off with his wife. What works is the extra casting of the main ghost servants and their master within the mansion. Stamp is perfect as the stiff upper lipped butler with a dark secret, Wallace Shawn is perfect as the quirky sidekick footman ghost, Tilly is surprisingly good as the crystal ball gypsy spirit and Nathaniel Parker plays the noble British toff manor owner to a tee complete with thick dark locks. Not too sure how these ghosts work though, at times they can't or don't seem to interact with the living, then all of a sudden they can touch and pick things up. Its all very cliched and hammy of course being based on a stereotypical haunted house attraction but that's fine, you expect that. In fact they capture that atmosphere perfectly, the whole eccentric Disney ambiance coupled with an eerie fanciful glow. Indeed the film does work better if you have actually been on the attraction at Disney World. There are many many little homages to the ride throughout the film from visual references to dialog, some sequences showing identical sections from the attraction. It does sounds kinda tacky but it really works nicely and gives you a pleasant ghostly trip down memory lane. I really liked how the ghosts become 'more dead' visually the further from the mansion they are. So once outside all the ghosts have a really cool supernatural blue glow or aura which looks quite striking. I liked the graveyard and how it housed many of the ghosts from the attraction including the three famous hitchhiker spooks. As said I also liked the replication of sets from the attraction too, the hallway of portraits being the main one easily. One thing I didn't like was the swamp set New Orleans look for the mansion, not my personal cup of tea, I prefer the Liberty Square Dutch Gothic design from Disney World's Magic Kingdom. But how did that ghostly horse drawn hearse crash through the walls of the mansion complete with Murphy and co inside?. How would ghosts be able to knock through walls when they are...errr ghosts. And how on earth would living people be able to go through the wall with the ghosts??. On the whole the film does look really good and clearly a lot of thought and craftsmanship went into making the visuals realistic. Its really nice (and amazingly surprising) that they actually constructed the mansion instead of relying on CGI. The interiors and props all benefit from genuine craftsmanship too which really sets the mood, for all you 'Nightmare Before Christmas'/Addams Family/Munster lovers out there (like me) you'll love it. This is a film you really really really really did expect to be utter utter utter tripe...but its not!. Its actually a really decent looking light-hearted supernatural ride just like the real attraction. The homages are great for folk who have been to the attraction but for those who haven't they just come across as neat spooky visual candy. As I said the only let down is Murphy and co as the endangered mortal family, well mainly Murphy. His tomfoolery lets down the quite decent performances of the supernatural cast.

Not really what I'd watch but had some good bits, One for the kids.

full of awesome special effects but sadly not the best film around. the story is very mind numbinglly simple and eddie murphy offers some humour but not enough to save this film. what is obviously set up for a possible franchise gets off to a bad start. not bad but definitely not the film it could have been

Movie & TV guides

Rotten Tomatoes Gifts Cards

RT Podcasts: Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong

Rotten Tomatoes: The Card Game

What to Watch - In theaters & streaming


  1. Haunted Mansion Cast and Character Guide

    the haunted mansion movie cast

  2. Disney reboots are back: Who's in the cast of 'The Haunted Mansion

    the haunted mansion movie cast

  3. The Haunted Mansion

    the haunted mansion movie cast

  4. The Haunted Mansion (2003)

    the haunted mansion movie cast

  5. Haunted Mansion: Release Date, Trailer, Cast, Plot And Everything We

    the haunted mansion movie cast

  6. The Haunted Mansion (Movie, 2003)

    the haunted mansion movie cast


  1. Haunted Mansion (2023 film)

    LaKeith Stanfield as Ben Matthias, an astrophysicist turned tour guide Rosario Dawson as Gabbie, a widowed doctor from New York who moves to New Orleans with her son to open a bed and... Owen Wilson as Father Kent, a conman posing as a priest and trained exorcist Tiffany Haddish as Harriet, a ...

  2. The Haunted Mansion Cast & Character Guide: Who Plays Who In

    The Haunted Mansion Cast & Character Guide: Who Plays Who In The Disney Park Ride Reboot Rosario Dawson As Gabbie. Rosario Dawson leads the Haunted Mansion cast in the role of Gabbie. Dawson is best known for... Chase W. Dillon As Travis. Gabbie’s son Travis is played by Chase W. Dillon. Dillon is ...

  3. Disney's Haunted Mansion: An Updated Cast List Including

    Rounding out the key cast members as Gabbie’s son, Travis, is Stanfield’s The Book of Clarence co-star, Chase Dillon, who makes his theatrically released filmed debut with Haunted Mansion, as ...

  4. 'Haunted Mansion' Movie: What to Expect

    The spirits of the Haunted Mansion are set to receive your sympathetic vibrations on July 28, 2023. The movie was originally scheduled to release on March 10, 2023, then moved to August 11, 2023 ...

  5. The Haunted Mansion

    Workaholic real estate agent Jim Evers (Eddie Murphy) is accused by his wife, Sara (Marsha Thomason), of neglecting his son (Marc John Jefferies) and daughter (Aree Davis), so he takes the family ...