The Haunting in Connecticut

Movie review by James Rocchi, Common Sense Media
The Haunting in Connecticut Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 15+

Unoriginal, shoddy horror film is too gory for young kids.

PG-13 2009 92 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 50 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Sudden jumpscare!

In the row of Warren case movies. Based on real events.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 11+

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • The Exorcist Poster Image

    The Exorcist

    Trendsetting shocker about a possessed child.

    age 16+
  • The Ring Poster Image

    The Ring

    Remake of Japanese horror film is terrifying and creepy.

    age 16+
  • The Sixth Sense Poster Image

    The Sixth Sense

    Great, but sometimes scarier than R-rated horror.

    age 14+

For kids who love scary movies

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate