If you're looking for something truly scary, look elsewhere. Same if you're looking for something visually stunning, laden with brilliant acting, or intelligently funny. The humor and the horror in this flick are both stupid - but that's the whole point. Here's some math: take a Jason (Friday the 13th) movie, add a Naked Gun movie, divide the humor by 1.5, the horror by 2, and the budget by 3, and you've got House. It's hilarious, unpredictable, bizarre beyond belief, maybe a little bit scary at times, and weirdest of all in a movie like this, the main character is actually pretty believable! The film takes any 'rules' for haunted houses and throws them out the window: an unkillable monster that looks like the main character's wife for a few minutes comes in from outside, some really weird looking thing emerges from a closet and tries to grab people, and the bathroom mirror is a portal to somewhere that both is and isn't a beach in the Vietnam War. If you have an open mind and can laugh at the bizarre and unpredictable, I highly recommend this movie.