• Publication date: October 16, 2009

The Haunting

A daughter still grieving her mother's death participates in a terrifying psychological experiment

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 1999

MBC Action:

September 29, 2015 00:30 (KSA) ~ September 28, 2015 23:30 (CLT)

Eleanor (Lili Taylor) nursed her bedridden mother for eleven years until she passed away.  Eleanor's callous sister, Jane (Virginia Madsen) evicts her following their mother's death.  Desperate for cashshe participates in a paid psychological study involving insomnia.

The study takes place at a secluded nineteenth century mansion constructed by Hugh Crain (Charles Gunning), a multimillionaire textile manufacturer.  Dr. David Marrow (Liam Neeson) oversees the study, but fails to reveal its true purpose: to examine participants' reactions to fear.  With the doctor, his assistants, and two other participants inside,the estate's gates are locked and a terrifying weekend begins.

The Haunting was a commercial success, netting $177 million at the box office -- more than double its $80 million budget.

Starring:

  • Liam Neeson
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones
  • Owen Wilson
  • Lili Taylor