01 hours 40 minutes
- Deborah Kerr, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde
- Jack Clayton
- December 15, 1961
- Greatest Horror Films
Tickets Sold (Domestic): 3.9 m.
Domestic Gross: $ 2.7 m.
In Victorian England, the uncle of orphaned niece Flora and nephew Miles hires Miss Giddens as governess to raise the children at his estate with total independence and authority. Soon after her arrival, Miss Giddens comes to believe that the spirits of the former governess Miss Jessel and valet Peter Quint are possessing the children. Miss Giddens decides to help the children to face and exorcise the spirits.