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13. The Woman in Black

Release Year: 2012

Written By: Jane Goldman

Directed By: James Watkins

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White

Speaking of child stars branching out of their successful film franchises into adult careers, the Harry Potter franchise’s own Harry Potter anchored a horror film like co-star Emma Watson. Daniel Radcliffe’s first post-Harry Potter starring role took the form of 2012’s The Woman in Black.

Based on Susan Hill’s 1983 novel of the same name, which was first adapted into a movie in 1989, Radcliffe stars as a widowed lawyer. Arthur visits a remote estate to organize its sale for the deceased owner. Because innocent people can never visit dead people’s homes on film without something going wrong, Arthur soon realizes the house is haunted by a vengeful ghost.

Quite the departure from Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe’s first breakaway performance proved profitable, as The Woman in Black scored rave reviews and sizable returns. Before you watch the Radcliffe-less 2015 sequel, catch the original ghost story on Amazon Prime Video!