Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner Sara get a call one night from a mansion owner, Edward Gracey, who wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion, a torrential thunderstorm of mysterious origin strands them with the brooding, eccentric Gracey, his mysterious butler, and a variety of residents both seen and unseen.
- Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Comedy, Family, Mystery
- Studio: Walt Disney Pictures, Gunn Films, Doom Buggy Productions
- Keyword: secret passage, magic, estate agent, haunted house, family vacation, ghost, aftercreditsstinger, based on theme park ride
- Cast: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Jennifer Tilly, Dina Spybey-Waters