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Top 25 HHN Haunted Houses

Discussion in 'General Horror Nights Discussion' started by Brian G., Aug 20, 2014.

  1. Milla4Prez66

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    I've only been in Body Collectors and Insidious so far but I feel Halloween blows them both out of the water, as good as they are. Halloween was just a perfect representation of one of the best horror films ever made. It was my personal favorite HHN house I've been in.
     
  2. Returning-The-Reaction

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    I might get crap for bumping this older thread and I don't mean to step on anyone's toes, but reading through this got me thinking about my favorites. And after really thinking about it, I realized that I've personally experienced 87 different HHN houses over the past 16 years. So many great memories!

    Anyway, I tried ranking them all and I ended up putting them into 5 tiers. There are 21 houses within my top 2 tiers, so I'm going to go with a top 21 list. I'm sure some will disagree, but here goes:

    2nd tier:
    21. Universal's House of Horrors - [HHN 22/2012]
    20. Body Collectors: Recollections - [HHN 25/2015]
    19. Psychoscareapy: Maximum Madness - {HHN 17/2007]
    18. All-Nite Die In: Take 2 - [HHN 16/2006]
    17. Gothic - [HHN 22/2012]
    16. Evil Dead - [HHN 23/2013]
    15. The Wolfman - [HHN 19/2009]
    14. Screamhouse: Resurrection - [HHN 16/2006]
    13. Ghost Town - [HHN 14/2004]
    12. An American Werewolf in London - [HHN 23/2013]
    11. Jack Presents: 25 Years of Monsters and Mayhem - [HHN 25/2015]
    10. Dead Exposure - [HHN 18/2008]
    9. Nightingales: Blood Prey - [HHN 21/2011]
    8. Body Collectors: Collections of the Past - [HHN 18/2008]
    7. The Thing: Assimilation - [HHN 17/2007]
    6. Dracula: Legacy of Blood - [HHN 19/2009]

    My top 5 houses:
    5. A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers - [HHN 17/2007]
    4. Friday the 13th: Camp Blood - [HHN 17/2007]
    3. Scary Tales III: Once Upon a Nightmare - [HHN 18/2008]
    2. Halloween - [HHN 24/2014]
    1. Castle Vampyr - [HHN 14/2004]

    8 houses fell in my bottom tier:
    80. Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare - [HHN 22/2012]
    81. Roanoke: Cannibal Colony - [HHN 24/2014]
    82. Doomsday - [HHN 18/2008]
    83. The Orfanage: Ashes to Ashes - [HHN 20/2010]
    84. Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood - [HHN 24/2014]
    85. The Purge - [HHN 25/2015]
    86. The Spawning - [HHN 19/2009]
    87. The Walking Dead: Dead Inside - [HHN 22/2012]
     
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  3. Returning-The-Reaction

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    I meant to update my list after last year's event and totally forgot. No better time than the present.

    My top 22:
    22. Universal's House of Horrors - [HHN 22/2012]
    21. Halloween II: Hell Comes to Haddonfield - [HHN 26/2016]
    20. Body Collectors: Recollections - [HHN 25/2015]
    19. Psychoscareapy: Maximum Madness - {HHN 17/2007]
    18. All-Nite Die In: Take 2 - [HHN 16/2006]
    17. Gothic - [HHN 22/2012]
    16. Evil Dead - [HHN 23/2013]
    15. The Wolfman - [HHN 19/2009]
    14. Screamhouse: Resurrection - [HHN 16/2006]
    13. Ghost Town - [HHN 14/2004]
    12. An American Werewolf in London - [HHN 23/2013]
    11. Jack Presents: 25 Years of Monsters and Mayhem - [HHN 25/2015]
    10. Dead Exposure - [HHN 18/2008]
    9. Nightingales: Blood Prey - [HHN 21/2011]
    8. Body Collectors: Collections of the Past - [HHN 18/2008]
    7. The Thing: Assimilation - [HHN 17/2007]
    6. Dracula: Legacy of Blood - [HHN 19/2009]
    5. A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers - [HHN 17/2007]
    4. Friday the 13th: Camp Blood - [HHN 17/2007]
    3. Scary Tales III: Once Upon a Nightmare - [HHN 18/2008]
    2. Halloween - [HHN 24/2014]
    1. Castle Vampyr - [HHN 14/2004]


    My bottom 10:
    87. The Walking Dead - [HHN 26/2016]
    88. Lunatic's Playground 3D: You Won't Stand a Chance - [HHN 26/2016]
    89. Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare - [HHN 22/2012]
    90. Roanoke: Cannibal Colony - [HHN 24/2014]
    91. Doomsday - [HHN 18/2008]
    92. The Orfanage: Ashes to Ashes - [HHN 20/2010]
    93. Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood - [HHN 24/2014]
    94. The Purge - [HHN25/2015]
    95. The Spawning - [HHN 19/2009]
    96. The Walking Dead: Dead Inside - [HHN22/2012]
     
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  4. Andy

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    25. Body Collectors Recollections
    24. Havoc: Dogs of War
    23. Insidious
    22. Tomb of the Ancients
    21. Scary Tales 2
    20. Halloween Hell comes to Haddonfield
    19. A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers
    18. Psychoscarapy Home for the Holidays
    17. Frankenstein Creation of the Damned
    16. American Horror Story
    15. HR Bloodengutz
    14. Dead Silence: The Curse of Mary Shaw
    13. Hellgate Prison
    12. The In Between
    11. Catacombs: Black Death Rising
    10.Halloween
    9. Body Collectors
    8. Psychoscarapy
    7. All Nite Die-In
    6. Screamhouse
    5. The Thing: Assimilation
    4. American Werewolf in London
    3. 25 Years of Fear
    2. Dracula: Legacy in Blood
    1. Castle Vampyr

    Haven't updated this since 2014. Figured it needed an update before Sept 15 lol
     
  5. JunoSynth

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    I'm sure I'm missing a lot of good ones for the years I wasn't able to attend.

    1. The Repository VR Experience
    (Sike!)


    1. Ghost Town (2004)
    2. Leave it to Cleaver (2009)
    3. Deadtropolis (2004)
    4. The Hallow (2008)
    5. Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers (2007)
    6. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Flesh Wounds (2007)
    7. Hellgate Prison ( 2004)
    8. Creatures! (2008)
    9. PsychoScareapy: Home for the Holidays (2008)
    10. Scary Tales: Once Upon a Nightmare (2008)
    11. Body Collectors: Collections of the Past (2008)
    12. Scream House: Resurrection (2006)
    13. The Cabin in the Woods (2013)
    14. Ghost Town: The Curse of Lightning Gulch (2016)
    15. An American Werewolf in London (2013)
    16. Friday the 13th: Camp Blood (2007)
    17. Frankenstein: Creation of the Damned (2009)
    18. The Walking Dead (2016)
    19. Resident Evil: Escape From Raccoon City (2013)
    20. Interstellar Terror (2008)
    21. Horror in Wax (2004)
    22. Halloween: Hell comes to Haddonfield (2016)
    23. Chucky: Friends till the End (2009)
    24. Psychoscareapy: Maximum Madness (2006)
    25. The Thing: Assimilation (2007)
     
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  6. Sledge

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    Posted something similar in the Top 10, Bottom 10 thread, but here is my complete, ordered list of 80 from best to worst.

    1. 2007 - Dead Silence: The Curse of Mary Shaw
    2. 2013 - The Cabin in the Woods
    3. 2012 - Gothic
    4. 2013 / 2015 - An American Werewolf in London
    5. 2015 - Insidious
    6. 2008 - Body Collectors: Collections of the Past
    7. 2010 - Legendary Truth: The Wyandot Estate
    8. 2015 - Jack Presents: 25 Years Of Monsters And Mayhem
    9. 2007 - PsychoScareapy: Home for the Holidays
    10. 2012 - Dead End
    11. 2015 - Body Collectors: Recollections
    12. 2013 - Evil Dead
    13. 2011 - Nightingales: Blood Prey
    14. 2014 - Halloween
    15. 2007 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Flesh Wounds
    16. 2007 - A Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers
    17. 2014 - Dollhouse of the Damned
    18. 2015 - Freddy vs. Jason
    19. 2008 - Scary Tales: Once Upon a Nightmare
    20. 2016 - Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield
    21. 2009 - Silver Screams
    22. 2016 - American Horror Story
    23. 2008 - The Hallow
    24. 2016 - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    25. 2007 - The Thing: Assimilation
    26. 2008 - Dead Exposure
    27. 2010 - Catacombs: Black Death Rising
    28. 2016 - Ghost Town: The Curse of Lightning Gulch
    29. 2014 - AVP: Alien Vs. Predator
    30. 2016 - The Exorcist
    31. 2009 - Frankenstein: Creation of the Damned
    32. 2009 - The Wolfman
    33. 2011 - The Forsaken
    34. 2011 - Winter's Night: The Haunting of Hawthorn Cemetery
    35. 2008 - Creatures!
    36. 2010 - PsychoScareapy: Echoes of Shadybrook
    37. 2008 - Interstellar Terror
    38. 2007 - Friday the 13th: Camp Blood
    39. 2010 - Horror Nights: The Hallow'd Past
    40. 2010 - Hades: The Gates of Ruin
    41. 2013 - Urban Legends: La Llorona
    42. 2009 - Leave it to Cleaver
    43. 2016 - Tomb of the Ancients
    44. 2009 - Dracula: Legacy in Blood
    45. 2014 - The Walking Dead: End of the Line
    46. 2009 - Saw
    47. 2011 - Nevermore: The Madness of Poe
    48. 2011 - The In Between
    49. 2016 - Krampus
    50. 2014 - From Dusk Till Dawn
    51. 2011 - The Thing
    52. 2009 - Chucky: Friends 'til the End
    53. 2014 - Giggles and Gore Inc.
    54. 2015 - Asylum In Wonderland 3D
    55. 2013 - The Walking Dead: No Safe Haven
    56. 2008 - Reflections of Fear
    57. 2011 - H.R. Bloodengutz Presents Holidays of Horror
    58. 2016 - The Walking Dead
    59. 2015 - Run: Blood, Sweat And Fears
    60. 2014 - Roanoke: Cannibal Colony
    61. 2010 - The Orfanage: Ashes to Ashes
    62. 2012 - Welcome To Silent Hill
    63. 2012 - Universal's House of Horrors
    64. 2007 - Vampyr: Blood Bath
    65. 2010 - ZombieGeddon
    66. 2008 - Doomsday
    67. 2012 - Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare
    68. 2015 - The Walking Dead: The Living and The Dead
    69. 2015 - The Purge
    70. 2009 - The Spawning
    71. 2010 - Havoc: Dogs of War
    72. 2012 - Penn and Teller: New(kd) Las Vegas 3-D
    73. 2007 - Jack's Funhouse in Clown-O-Vision
    74. 2013 - Resident Evil: Escape From Raccoon City
    75. 2014 - Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood
    76. 2012 - The Walking Dead: Dead Inside
    77. 2013 - Havoc: Derailed
    78. 2016 - Lunatics Playground 3D: You Won't Stand A Chance
    79. 2011 - Saws N' Steam: Into the Machine
    80. 2013 - Afterlife: Death's Vengeance
     
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  7. ChaseTuff

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    2013-2016:

    25. Resident Evil - Escape From Raccoon City
    24. Ghost Town - Curse Of Lightning Gulch
    23. The Walking Dead (2016)
    22. From Dusk Till Dawn
    21. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
    20. Giggles & Gore Inc.
    19. Asylum In Wonderland 3D
    18. Evil Dead
    17. Freddy Vs Jason
    16. TWD - Living & The Dead
    15. AWIL 2013
    14. Halloween
    13. Halloween - Hell Comes To Haddonfield
    12. The Purge
    11. Body Collectors - ReCollections
    10. Krampus
    9. American Horror Story
    8. The Walking Dead - End Of The Line
    7. Insidious
    6. Dollhouse Of The Damned
    5. Dracula Untold - Reign Of Blood
    4. The Exorcist
    3. Tomb Of The Ancients
    2. Cabin In The Woods
    1. Jack Presents - 25 Years Of Monsters & Mayhem

    Obviously not as impressive a list. :lol:
     
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  8. JunoSynth

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    I remember it vividly. The line was cool. It had high gates and search lights looking for prisoners.. It really felt like you were going to enter a prison. It also had that big screen some houses have. I missed those and wished they put more of them at each house. The other thing that stood out was the acting was top notch and they were really intense. They also used foul language t0wards you like real prisoners. Things like "Im going to rape your @@@" Crazy stuff like that. Something I haven't seen since.
     
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  9. Brian G.

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    25. Insidious HHN 25
    24. Body Collectors: Recollections HHN 25
    23. Gothic HHN 22
    22. Scary Tales II HHN 12
    21. All Nite Die in HHN 13
    20. Friday the 13th HHN 17
    19. Scary Tales 3 HHN 18
    18. The In Between HHN 21
    17. Creatures HHN 18
    16. Nightingales HHN 21
    15. HR Bloodengutz HHN 21
    14. Hellgate Prison HHN 14
    13. Frankenstein HHN 19
    12. Leave it to Cleaver HHN 18
    11. Halloween HHN 24
    10. Body Collectors: Collections of the Past HHN 18
    9. Psychoscarepy HHN 13
    8. Castle Vampyr HHN 14
    7. Catacombs HHN 20
    6. The Thing: Assimilation HHN 17
    5. Jack Presents 25 Years HHN 25
    4. Body Collectors HHN 15
    3. Dracula: Legacy of Blood HHN 19
    2. American Werewolf in London HHN 23
    1. Screamhouse HHN 12

    I really toyed with the idea of putting the Walking Dead from 26 as #25. Ultimately, because it was the 5th year, I couldn't let it pass. If that was the first, or even 2nd year of that franchise, it may have been even higher.
     
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    Interestingly, only 7 of my top 20 houses (35%) are non-Universal IPs.

    This lines up well with what I would consider the optimal IP to Original split at the event. With 9 houses, I'd prefer they go with 6 original concepts and 3 IPs. They say hindsight is 20/20, but I feel like if Orlando had stuck with only using 3 IPs per year, they wouldn't have gone through so many of the popular horror properties so quickly and definitely would not have had to resort to re-using some of them so quickly. Just my two cents.
     
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    It's interesting, I've heard fairly mixed things about this house in recent years. Prior, people were raving about it. Given we've done "similarish" houses (Silver Screams, as one example), what did this house do that made it rank higher than comparable houses?
     
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    Bump. Wondering what y'all think after this year.

    For me, this would take a LOT of consideration, but my top 4 (not too sure after that):

    #1--Scary Tales: Once Upon A Nightmare
    #2--Psycho Scareapy: Maximum Madness
    #3--Scarecrow: The Reaping
    #4--Texas Chainsaw Massacre (really! LOL)

    Top 5 scare-zones:
    #1--Skoolhouse
    #2--Asylum in Wonderland
    #3--Trick R Treat
    #4--Deadtropolis: Zombie Siege
    #5--Dead Man's Wharf
     
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    I really enjoyed this year and would say its now included as one of my favorites. 3 houses made it and bumped some off.

    1. Ghost Town (2004)
    2. Leave it to Cleaver (2009)
    3. The HIVE (2017)
    4. Deadtropolis (2004)
    5. The Hallow (2008)
    6. Nightmare on Elm Street: Dreamwalkers (2007)
    7. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Flesh Wounds (2007)
    8. Hellgate Prison ( 2004)
    9. Creatures! (2008)
    10. PsychoScareapy: Home for the Holidays (2008)
    11. The Fallen (2017)
    12. Scary Tales: Once Upon a Nightmare (2008)
    13. Body Collectors: Collections of the Past (2008)
    14. Scream House: Resurrection (2006)
    15. The Cabin in the Woods (2013)
    16. Ghost Town: The Curse of Lightning Gulch (2016)
    17. Dead Waters (2017)
    18. An American Werewolf in London (2013)
    19. Friday the 13th: Camp Blood (2007)
    20. Frankenstein: Creation of the Damned (2009)
    21. The Walking Dead (2016)
    22. Resident Evil: Escape From Raccoon City (2013)
    23. Interstellar Terror (2008)
    24. Horror in Wax (2004)
    25. Halloween: Hell comes to Haddonfield (2016)
     
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    ^Interesting that the most popular original this year was the only one not to make it onto your top 25. :lol:
     
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    You mean the Scarecrow one? Haha.. yeah I didn't really care for Castle Vampyr (2004) either and thats a top house for many too. My ratings are generally based on my favorite sets, creativity and how much I like the story. Its all subjective though.
     
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    Here's my top 25! (I know I have some different ones that people put at the bottom, for instance Orfanage and the Walking Dead (HHN26), I thought they were really well done and scary!

    A lot of this is based on how scary I thought they were with a combo of how well I thought the execution of the house was.

    I've been going to HHN every year since HHN20.

    1. Halloween HHN24
    2. An American Werewolf in London HHN23/25
    3. Legendary Truth: Wyandot Estate HHN20
    4. Halloween 2: Hell Comes to Haddonfield HHN26
    5. Blumhouse of Horrors (Insidious part was the best) HHN27
    6. Cabin in the Woods HHN23
    7. Freddy v. Jason HHN25
    8. Scarecrow: The Reaping HHN27
    9. The Exorcist HHN26
    10. Insidious HHN25
    11. Orfanage HHN20
    12. Dead End HHN22
    13. Dead Waters HHN27
    14. The Shining HHN27
    15. Winter's Night HHN21
    16. Psychoscareapy HHN20
    17. Dollhouse of the Damned HHN24
    18. Tomb of the Ancients HHN26
    19. Catacombs HHN20
    20. Forsaken HHN21
    21. H.R. Bloodengutz presents Holidays of Horror HHN21
    22. The Walking Dead HHN26
    23. SAW HHN27
    24. Roanoke HHN24
    25. Havoc: Dogs of War HHN20
     
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    New rankings with 27:

    1. Scarecrow: The Reaping (27)
    2. Body Collectors: Recollections (25)
    3. Halloween: Hell Comes to Haddonfield (26)
    4. Jack Presents: 25 Years of Monsters and Mayhem (25)
    5. Freddy vs Jason (25)
    6. Krampus (26)
    7. Hive (27)
    8. American Horror Story: Volume 2 (27)
    9. The Walking Dead: End of the Line (24)
    10. Dollhouse of the Damned (24)
    11. Halloween (24)
    12. Asylum in Wonderland 3D (25)
    13. The Shining (27)
    14. Tomb of the Ancients (26)
    15. Run: Blood, Sweat, and Fears (25)
    16. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (26)
    17. Ash vs Evil Dead (27)
    18. Alien vs Predator (24)
    19. Dead Waters (27)
    20. American Horror Story (26)
    21. Ghost Town: The Curse of Lightning Gulch (26)
    22. The Fallen (27)
    23. From Dusk Till Dawn (24)
    24. Dracula Untold: Reign of Blood (24)
    25. The Exorcist (26)
    26. An American Werewolf in London (25)
    27. Blumhouse of Horrors (27)
    28. Insidious (25)
    29. The Walking Dead (26)
    30. Roanoke: Cannibal Colony (24)
    31. Saw: The Games of Jigsaw (27)
    32. The Walking Dead: End of the Line (25)
    33. Giggles n' Gore, Inc. (24)
    34. Lunatics Playground 3D: You Won't Stand a Chance (26)
    35. The Purge (25)
     
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    No houses from HHN27 made it into my top 25 nor my bottom 10.
     
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    ^Do you have every house, all time, ranked? It sounds like you do, LOL. I’m intrigued, wondering if this was still your third best year for houses.
     
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    Well, my top '22' and bottom 10 are listed up above. I'm not going to muddy the waters by posting a huge list here. I'll PM you when I get a chance.
     

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