A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife.
House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror film directed by William Castle. The film was written by Robb White and stars Vincent Price and Carol Ohmart as eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren and his wife Annabelle, who have invited five people to the house for a "haunted house" party. Whoever stays in the house for one night will earn $10,000. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.