Movies about ghost towns

List of the best movies about ghost towns selected by visitors to our site: Maze Runner: The Death Cure, I Think We're Alone Now, The Night Eats the World, Chernobyl Diaries, Universal Soldier: Regeneration, Silent Hill, House of Wax, 28 Days Later, Ghosts of Mars, Children of the Corn
In the top there are new films of 2018, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CharactersFriends, Teens, Scientists, Zombie, Terminally ill
PlotMulti-part, Survival, Viruses
PlaceGhost towns, Labyrinths, Deserts, Court, Laboratory
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleFor a group of friends, Action, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Cyberpunk

Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who makes it out alive will get answers to the questions the Gladers have been asking since they first arrived in the maze.

I Think We're Alone Now (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
PlotRelationship, Apocalypse, Weapon, Loneliness
PlaceGhost towns, Small cities
TimePost apocalypse
StyleUnexpected ending, Depressive, Disturbing

After the human race has been wiped out, Del lives in an empty town, content in his solitude and the utopia he has methodically created for himself, until he meets young Grace, who wants to stay with him.

The Night Eats the World (2018)
Mark6.4 (imdb: 6)
CharactersZombie, Cats
PlotSurvival, Loneliness, Death
PlaceParis, France, Ghost towns
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing

After waking up in an apartment where only the night before a party was raging, Sam is forced to come to grips with reality: He is now alone and the living dead have invaded the streets of Paris. Petrified with fear, Sam is going to have to barricade himself inside the building and organize his survival. But is he really the sole survivor?

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CharactersTourists, Dogs, Soldier, Zombie, Bears, Mutant
PlotDeath, Survival, Pursuit, Chase, Viruses
PlaceRestricted areas, Ghost towns, Chernobyl, Ukraine
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

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.

Universal Soldier: Regeneration (2009)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, adventure
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Heroes
PlotRivalry, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceGhost towns
StyleAction, Exciting, For men

When terrorists threaten nuclear catastrophe, the world's only hope is to reactivate decommissioned Universal Soldier Luc Deveraux. Rearmed and reprogrammed, Deveraux must take on his nemesis from the original Universal Soldier and a next-generation "UniSol".

Silent Hill (2006)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrehorror, detective
CountryCanada, France
CharactersTeens, Doctors, Scientists, Detectives, Monsters, Witch, Nurses
PlotAdventure, Cars, Supernatural, Survival, Ghosts
PlaceSmall cities, Ghost towns, Parallel worlds
StyleBy games, Gothic, Disturbing

The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers – and ignoring the protests of her husband. It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by fog, inhabited by a variety of strange beings and periodically overcome by a living 'darkness' that literally transforms everything it touches. As Rose searches for her little girl, she begins to learn the history of the strange town and realizes that her daughter is just a pawn in a larger game.

House of Wax (2005)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryAustralia, USA
CharactersKillers, Serial killers, Monsters
PlaceNew York, Ghost towns, Small cities
StyleGothic, Atmospheric, Tense, Disturbing, For men

A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.

28 Days Later (2002)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.6)
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersZombie, Monsters, Military, Scientists
PlotApocalypse, End of the world, Death, Survival, Viruses, Fear
PlaceEngland, London, Ghost towns
TimeFuture, Post apocalypse
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 4.9)
Genrehorror, fantastic, action
CharactersZombie, Heroes
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMars, Ghost towns, Trains, Caves
StyleHeavy, Tense, Disturbing, For men

Melanie Ballard (Natasha Henstridge) is a hard nosed police chief in the year 2025. She and a police snatch squad are sent to Mars to apprehend a dangerous criminal James Williams (Ice Cube). Mars has been occupied by humans for some time and they have set up mining facilities. The mining activities on Mars have unleashed the spirits of alien beings who gradually possess the bodies of the workers. It soon turns out that catching the dangerous fugitive takes a back seat as the alien spirits begin to rid their planet of the 'invaders'.

Children of the Corn (1984)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
CharactersTeens, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Supernatural, Religious, Intrigue
PlaceGhost towns, Small cities
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.