Movies about ghost towns

List of the best movies about ghost towns selected by visitors to our site: Guests, Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, Insidious, You Shall Not Sleep, The Shining, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, The Banishing, 1917, Heilstätten, Hell House LLC.

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Markimdb: 3.8
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:55
CharactersStudents
PlotSupernatural
PlaceParty, Abandoned houses
StyleCreepy

Young Katya meets a merry company of visiting guys who have a specific entertainment - to organize parties in other people's empty houses. And Katya knows the right place: an old country house on the coast, the owner of which left for a long time. The secluded house, in which the spiritualist salon was at the beginning of the last century, seems to everyone an excellent option. Alarming, even the terrible abandonment of this place does not frighten anyone ... In the midst of the party, someone whom Katya never expected to see appears: the mysterious master of the house ... The man she loved. A man in the grip of otherworldly forces.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:31
CharactersFriends, Investigators
PlotInternet, Ghosts, Fear
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
TimeDark ones, Night
StyleCreepy, Disturbing

An internet broadcaster recruits a handful of people for their 'experience the horror' show at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, a place selected as one of the '7 freakiest places on the planet'. They are to explore the haunted asylum and stream it live on their online show.

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: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration01:59
CharactersActors
PlotDeath, Experiments, Ghosts, Insomnia
PlacePsychiatric hospitals, Cemetery, Abandoned houses
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Depressive, Disturbing

In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of perception that expose them to the secrets of the place and the energies that inhabit it. When Bianca, a young, promising actress, joins the cast, competing for the lead role, she must survive not only the intensity of the work and her cast mates, but the unknown force that is pulling them towards a tragic outcome.

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.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada, France, Japan, USA
Duration01:35
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Supernatural, Missing people, Rivalry
PlaceGhost towns, Small cities
StyleCreepy, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

Heather Mason and her father have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn't fully understand, Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she's not who she thinks she is. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersInvestigators

In the 1930s, a young reverend and his family are forced to confront their worst fears when they discover their new home holds a horrifying secret.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genreaction, drama, military, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, India, Spain, Canada, China
CharactersMilitary, Soldier
PlotWar
TimeWorld War I
StyleExciting, Worth watching

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryGermany
CharactersSisters
PlotSurvival
PlaceAbandoned houses
StyleHeavy, Tense, Depressive

Group of Youtubers enter an abandoned surgery ward for 24-hour challenge, hoping to go viral. They will soon learn that they're not welcome.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
CharactersClowns
PlotCars, Investigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceHotels
TimeHalloween, Dark ones, Night
StyleAction, Disturbing

Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersTeens, Demons, Partners
PlotInvestigation, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts, Missing people
PlaceParty, Abandoned houses, USA
StyleHeavy, Creepy, Serious, Disturbing

A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure, military
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:47
CharactersManiacs, Cannibals
PlotSurvival, Fear
PlaceDeserts, Restricted areas
StyleDisturbing

Based on Wes Craven's 1977 suspenseful cult classic, The Hills Have Eyes is the story of a family road trip that goes terrifyingly awry when the travelers become stranded in a government atomic zone. Miles from nowhere, the Carter family soon realizes the seemingly uninhabited wasteland is actually the breeding ground of a blood-thirsty mutant family...and they are the prey.

Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Dogs, Mutant, Bears, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Travel, Death, Pursuit, Vacation
PlaceChernobyl, Ukraine, Abandoned houses, Ghost towns, Restricted areas
TimeDark ones
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense, Disturbing

A group of six tourists looking to go off the beaten path, hire an 'extreme tour guide'. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years earlier. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group members find themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

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: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersChildrens, Doctors, Psychologists, Clairvoyants, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Superpowers, Mystery, Death, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleInteresting, Unexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot

A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts of dead people.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
PlotSurvival, Death, Supernatural, Ghosts, Fear
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Something diabolical is taking place on the set of "The Task" a new reality show in which players complete terrifying missions within the confines of an abandoned prison hoping to win a hefty cash prize. As six young students explore their new environment, malicious spirits make their presence known in the most gruesome ways imaginable, Unable to escape the labyrinthine prison, the contestants become unwitting pawns caught at the centre of a blood-soaked night of terror.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA, Australia, Mexico
Duration01:39
CharactersMonsters, Maids
PlotSupernatural
PlaceParty, Estate
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Gothic, Serious, Disturbing

A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, action, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersZombie, Tigers, Military
PlotRobbery, Survival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular

Following a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of mercenaries take the ultimate gamble: venturing into the quarantine zone to pull off the greatest heist ever attempted.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
Duration01:30
CharactersMonsters
PlotSurvival, Fight, Investigation, Death, Conspiracies
PlaceTrains, Bunker, Labyrinths, Australia
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Light, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

In 2007, in the midst of the drought and water shortages, the NSW State government has unveiled plans to tap into and recycle millions of litres of water trapped in a network of abandoned train tunnels just beneath the heart of Sydney. However the government suddenly goes cold on the plan and it is not made public why. There is talk of homeless people who use the tunnel as shelter going missing, even though the government states that there are no homeless people in there. This, and the silence from the officials and ministers, leads a journalist, Natasha to begin an investigation into a government cover-up. She and her crew Pete (Producer), Steve (Cameraman) and Tangles (Sound Technichian) decide to investigate the story in the tunnel.

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

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

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada, Australia
Duration01:24
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Monsters, Serial killers, Killers
PlotDeath, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceHotels, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop who put a bullet in Goodnight's head four years ago -- band together to survive against the brutal killer.

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: 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: 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: 6.9
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
CharactersPianists, Single mothers, Widows, Singers
PlotDancing, Money, Loneliness, Death, Computers
PlaceParty, Kitchen, Hospitals
TimeFuture
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Touching

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:40
CharactersOrphans
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Fate, Ghosts
PlaceEngland, Estate
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Depressive, Gothic, Serious

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

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: 5
Genrefantastic, action
CountryJapan
Duration01:15
CharactersAnimals, Monsters, Ninja, Giants, Family
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Chase, Fate, Justice
PlaceJapan
TimePost apocalypse
StyleCreepy, By manga

100 years ago, titans suddenly appeared on Earth. Soon, human civilization veered on collapse due to the titans. Humans then built a giant wall to defend themselves. Within the giant walls, humans lived in peace, but, 100 years later, the giant wall is broken.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersMonsters, Heroes, Scientists, Friends, Hunters
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Supernatural, Hunting, Experiments
PlaceNew York
StyleLight, Fancy

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.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Japan
Duration02:03
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Mutant, Giants, Scientists
PlotWar, Apocalypse, Tsunami, Supernatural, Weapon
PlaceJapan, USA
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when Godzilla, King of the Monsters, arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.





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