Winchester (also known as Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built) is a 2018 supernatural horror film directed by Michael and Peter Spierig, and written by the Spierigs and Tom Vaughan.
The film stars Helen Mirren as heiress Sarah Winchester, with Jason Clarke and Sarah Snook, and follows Winchester as she is haunted by spirits inside her San Jose mansion in 1906.
That night, Eric witnesses a seemingly possessed Sarah draw a plan for a new room.
He is startled by an entity and flees back to his room.
Having received more than -million dollars in inheritance, Winchester convinces herself she is cursed by the ghosts of those who died at the hands of Winchester firearms.
After seeking advice from a medium, she begins building an enormous, seemingly never-ending mansion in San Jose, California that would eventually be named the Winchester Mystery House.
An American-Australian co-production, the film was released in the United States on February 2, 2018 and in Australia on February 22, 2018.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake takes place, devastating the house and separating Eric and Sarah.The house is under constant construction and Sarah's relative Marion Marriott lives in the house with her son Henry.At night, Henry is possessed by a mysterious entity.He and Sarah identify the ghost as Benjamin Block, a Confederate States Army soldier who lost his two brothers in the American Civil War, killed by Winchester rifles.A devastated Ben proceeded to shoot up a Winchester office, massacring the workers before being shot dead by police.