The Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion is a 2003 American supernatural horror comedy film directed by Rob Minkoff and written by David Berenbaum, based on Walt Disney's theme park attraction of the same name. The film stars Eddie Murphy as a realtor who, along with his family, becomes trapped in a haunted mansion. Terence Stamp, Wallace Shawn, Marsha Thomason, and Jennifer Tilly appear in supporting roles.


Wealthy Edward Gracey meets and falls in love with Elizabeth Henshaw, a mixed race woman of the middle-class at a ball he is throwing at his mansion, Gracey Manor, one night. For an unknown reason, Elizabeth writes a letter to Gracey and commits suicide that very night. Gracey becomes so depressed from her death that he hangs himself in the attic.