Ghost Horror Movies

List of the best ghost horror movies selected by visitors to our site: The Witch in the Window, The Curse of La Llorona, Banshee Chapter, Insidious, The Woman in Black, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Beetlejuice, A Haunted House, Crimson Peak, The Eye.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:17
CharactersFamily
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Curses, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

When Simon brings his twelve year-old son, Finn, to rural Vermont to help flip an old farmhouse, they encounter the malicious spirit of Lydia, a previous owner. And now with every repair they make - she's getting stronger.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersFamily, Single mothers
PlotInvestigation, Friendship, Death, Supernatural, Chase
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:27
CharactersMonsters, Doctors, Scientists, Military, Journalists
PlotInvestigation, Experiments, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceDeserts, Laboratory

On the trail of a missing friend who had been experimenting with mind-altering drugs, a young journalist - aided by a rogue counter-culture writer, The Silence of The Lambs -- finds herself drawn into the dangerous world of top-secret government chemical research and the mystery of a disturbing radio signal of unknown origin. A fast-paced thriller blending fact and fiction, Banshee Chapter is based on real documents, actual test subject testimony, and uncovered secrets about covert programs run by the CIA.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotMystery, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleDisturbing

A family discovers that dark spirits have invaded their home after their son inexplicably falls into an endless sleep. When they reach out to a professional for help, they learn things are a lot more personal than they thought.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:35
CharactersLawyers
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Life after death, Curses, Mystery
PlaceVillage, England, London, Estate
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gothic, Disturbing

The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration01:36
CharactersZombie, Maniacs, Teens, Monsters, Spiders
PlotPrison Break, Investigation, Friendship, Death, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleBy books, Tense, Depressive, For a group of friends, Disturbing

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
PlotMystery, Ghosts

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:20
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts

A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:31
CharactersSerial killers, Strong women
PlotLove, Superpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts, Cheating
PlaceEngland, Estate
TimeWinter
StyleAction, Beautiful, Atmospheric, Creepy, Gothic

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds… and remembers.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32
CharactersWitch, Demons, Blind
PlotSuperpowers, Death, Supernatural, Life after death, Chase
PlaceVillage
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

Violinist Sydney Wells was accidentally blinded by her sister Helen when she was five years old. She submits to a cornea transplantation, and while recovering from the operation, she realizes that she is seeing dead people.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:46
CharactersSerial killers, Widows
PlotOn real events, Money, Earthquake, Death, Curses
PlaceMansions, California
StyleExciting, Philosophical, Gothic

San Jose, California, 1906. Isolated in her labyrinthine mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes that she is being haunted by the souls of those killed by the guns manufactured by her company.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48
CharactersFamily
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceEngland
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

Professor David Ash exposes false spiritulists and mediums. He is invited to Edbrook to resolve the fears and torments within its secretive family. Soon after arriving Ash begins to doubt his own senses, and watching the strange behaviour of its residents does not make his task any easier. In time, he finds there's more to Edbrook than even he can debunk.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:45
CharactersSerial killers, Demons, Writers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Moving, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleAction, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersMonsters, Blonde girls, Orphans, Parents
PlotSupernatural, Mental disorders, Depression, Ghosts, Self-sacrifice
PlaceSchool, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing

When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious attachment to their mother, Sophie, has reemerged.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24
CharactersFamily, Psychics, Writers, Clairvoyants
PlotLoneliness, Supernatural, Mental disorders, Snow, Ghosts
PlaceLabyrinths, Hotels, USA
TimeWinter
StylePsychological problems, Action, By books, Atmospheric, Tense

Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.

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Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDemons, Disabled people
PlotSupernatural, Death, Damn things, Ghosts, Voodoo
TimeNew Year
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Eva, an ex-dancer, is now living in a wheelchair, unable to walk. When her friend Sophie gives her an old wooden antique advent calendar before Christmas, she realizes each window contains a surprise that triggers repercussions in real life: some of them good, but most of them bad... Now Eva will have to choose between getting rid of the calendar or walking again… even if it causes death around her.

Markimdb: 4.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Sisters
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Cheating, Fear, Wiji board
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleTense, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersWriters
PlotGhosts, Fear
StyleNumbers in the title, Disturbing

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersZombie, Disabled people
PlotSupernatural, Mystery, Ghosts, Voodoo
PlaceParallel worlds, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Markimdb: 3.7
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Demons, Psychologists
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, Evil spirits
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

Gail is forced to come to terms with Josh, her new stepson, at a remote country home. After stealing an evil talisman from a mysterious neighbor, Josh has sinister dreams of his dead mother, who commands Josh to murder Gail. When Josh's dad returns, he and Gail suspect that their son has been possessed by an ancient, bloodthirsty spirit. Is it too late to save Josh's life — or their own?

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Brides
PlotAbduction, Revenge, Wedding, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceVillage, Russia
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Fascinating, Depressive, Disturbing

This is a story of a small town girl named Nastya. Her newly married husband Ivan drives her to his hometown to meet his family. Upon their arrival Nastya feels she made a wrong decision: she is surrounded by weird people and she sees creepy photos all around the house. Ivan disappears while his family prepares Nastya for a mysterious traditional Russian wedding ceremony. She struggles to calm herself down hoping all this will end and they will live happily ever after. Only if she stays alive...

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Belgium, Finland, United Kingdom
Duration01:56
CharactersNeighbors
PlotAdventure, Abduction, Investigation, Obsession, Friendship
PlaceIreland, Small cities
StyleDisturbing

A driving instructor must use her other-worldly gifts to save a lonely man’s daughter from a rock star looking to use her for Satanic purposes.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceNew York
StyleSerious, Disturbing

An ex-prisoner moves to an old apartment, where one gets to see in the middle of a domestic problem between a police officer, his wife and his daughter. When he tries to intervene, he will be caught in a mysterious curse.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration01:33
CharactersTwins, Soldier, Poor, Veterans
PlotWater, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Fate, Curses
PlaceIreland, Lake, Mansions
StyleTense, Depressive, Gothic, Disturbing

1920, rural Ireland. Anglo-Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight; they may not permit an outsider past the threshold; and if one attempts to escape, the life of the other is placed in jeopardy. When troubled war veteran Sean returns to the nearby village, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious Rachel, who in turn begins to break the rules set out by The Lodgers. The consequences pull Rachel into a deadly confrontation with her brother - and with the curse that haunts them.

Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.

Markimdb: 4.7
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Thailand
Duration02:25
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Vacation, Mystery

A young couple go on an adventurous vacation to Thailand only to find themselves haunted by a malevolent spirit after naively disrespecting a Ghost House.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Eight years have passed since Sara Wolfe and Eddie Baker escaped the House on Haunted Hill. Now the kidnapped Ariel, Sara's sister, goes inside the house with a group of treasure hunters to find the statue of Baphomet, worth millions and believed to be the cause of the House's evil.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersDemons
PlotSupernatural, Ghosts, False accusations
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Atmospheric, Tense, Serious

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
PlotGhosts
StyleCreepy, Gothic, Disturbing

Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find out the truth, Jamie goes to the town of Raven's Fair, where Shaw used to perform and is buried. But Jamie is in for more than he expected.





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