Ghost movies

List of the best ghost movies according to viewers: Haunted, Insidious, Beetlejuice, The Eye, Jessabelle, A Haunted House, The Conjuring, The Woman in Black, The Others, The Ring.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Haunted (1995)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48

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.

Insidious (2010)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:43

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.

Beetlejuice (1988)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

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.

The Eye (2008)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:32

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.

Jessabelle (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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.

A Haunted House (2013)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:20

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

The Conjuring (2013)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada, USA, United Kingdom
Duration01:52

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.

The Woman in Black (2012)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:35

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.

The Others (2001)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44

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.

The Ring (2002)
Duration01:55

It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, until four teenagers all met with mysterious deaths exactly one week after watching just such a tape. Allowing her investigative curiosity to get the better of her, Rachel tracks down the video... and watches it. Now she has just seven days to unravel the mystery of the Ring.

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Ringu (1998)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:36

A mysterious video has been linked to a number of deaths, and when an inquisitive journalist finds the tape and views it herself, she sets in motion a chain of events that puts her own life in danger.

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrehorror, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:55

A recently released patient from a mental institution returns home with her sister, only to face disturbing events between her stepmother and the ghosts haunting their house- all of which are connected to a dark past in the family's history.

Casper (1995)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to seek her claim, she is frightened away by a wicked wave of ghosts. Determined to get her hands on this hidden fortune, she hires afterlife therapist Dr. James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from the mansion. Harvey and his daughter Kat move in, and soon Kat meets Casper, the ghost of a young boy who's "the friendliest ghost you know." But not so friendly are Casper's uncles--Stretch, Fatso and Stinkie--who are determined to drive all "fleshies" away.

A Chinese Ghost Story (1987)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryHong Kong

Ning Tsai-Shen, a humble tax collector, arrives in a small town to carry out his work. No one is willing to give him shelter for the night, so he ends up in the haunted Lan Ro temple. There, he meets Taoist Swordsman Yen Che-Hsia, and the beautiful Nieh Hsiao-Tsing, with whom he falls in love.

The Canterville Ghost (1944)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

The descendent of a ghost imprisoned for cowardice hopes to free the spirit by displaying courage when under duress.

The Lovely Bones (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:15

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Ghostbusters (1984)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

Stir of Echoes (1999)
Markimdb: 7
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

The Innocents (1961)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40

A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Paranormal Activity (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

After a young, middle class couple moves into a suburban 'starter' tract house, they become increasingly disturbed by a presence that may or may not be somehow demonic but is certainly most active in the middle of the night. Especially when they sleep. Or try to.

Poltergeist (1982)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, when he realizes that something truly evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to help before it's too late.

The Haunting (1999)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:53

Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience changes his attitude and allows him to reconnect with his first and only love, Jenny.

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, fantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. On her very first night she meets the ghost of the crusty former owner, Captain Gregg—and refuses to be scared off. They eventually become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom.

Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:31

A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."

The Orphanage (2007)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, Mexico
Duration01:45

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.

The Amityville Horror (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

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

The Shining (1980)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:24

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.

Dark Water (2002)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryJapan
Duration01:41

A woman in the midst of an unpleasant divorce moves to an eerie apartment building with her young daughter. The ceiling of their apartment has a dark and active leak.

The Devil's Backbone (2001)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountrySpain, Mexico
Duration01:46

After losing his father, 10-year-old Carlos arrives at the Santa Lucia School, which shelters orphans of the Republican militia and politicians, and is taken in by the steely headmistress, Carmen, and the kindly professor, Casares. Soon after his arrival, Carlos has a run-in with the violent caretaker, Jacinto. Gradually, Carlos uncovers the secrets of the school, including the youthful ghost that wanders the grounds.




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