Movies about ghosts and spirits

List of the best movies about ghosts and spirits, haunted houses, scary horror movies with evil spirits: Bring It On, Ghost, The Vault, Down a Dark Hall, The Witch in the Window, A Ghost Story, The Open House, Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum, Ouija: Origin of Evil, Haunted, I Still See You
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Bring It On, Ghost (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration00:30
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Ghosts
PlaceKorea

Hyun-Ji studied for her 19 years before she died in an accident. She is now a ghost and has wandered around the world for several years. Hyun-Ji then meets exorcist Park Bong-Pal. Hyun-Ji and Bong-Pal listens to various stories from ghosts and sends them to the otherworld.

The Vault (2017)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersSisters
PlotBank robbery, Robbery, Ghosts, Supernatural

Two estranged sisters are forced to rob a bank in order to save their brother. But this is no ordinary bank.

Down a Dark Hall (2018)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens
PlotGhosts, Intrigue
StyleHeavy, Depressive

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.

The Witch in the Window (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, drama
Duration01:17
CharactersFamily
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death
StyleDisturbing, Atmospheric

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.

A Ghost Story (2017)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:17
PlotGhosts, Fate
PlaceParty
StyleTouching

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.

The Open House (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 3.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
PlotGhosts, Intrigue
StyleNetflix, Depressive, Disturbing, Tense

A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.

Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:31
PlotInternet, Ghosts
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleCreepy

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.

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryJapan, USA, China
Duration02:28
PlotGhosts, Wiji board, Supernatural, Death
StyleTense

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side.

Haunted (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryItaly
CharactersWriters
PlotGhosts

An aspiring writer pays a visit to his sister to look after her house while she is out of town, but what he finds there is more terrifying than any of the stories he writes.

I Still See You (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
PlotMystery, Ghosts, Investigation, Supernatural, Death
StyleCreepy

A spellbinding and romantic supernatural thriller. Ten years after an apocalyptic event left the world haunted by ghosts, Roni receives a threatening message from beyond the grave. Joining forces with a mysterious classmate, Kirk, Roni descends into a shadow world that blurs the bounds of the living and the dead-and begins a desperate race against time to stop a cunning killer.

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The Conjuring 2 (2016)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:30
PlotGhosts, Supernatural
StyleAtmospheric

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Malevolent (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:21
CharactersScammers
PlotGhosts, Supernatural
StyleNetflix

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real.

Lights Out (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:15
CharactersParents
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Depression

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.

Natsume's Book of Friends: Ephemeral Bond (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, family, cartoon
Duration02:51
CharactersCats
PlotGhosts, Superpowers

The movie of Natsume's Book of Friends series. Natsume has been busy, navigating between humans and Yokai when he coincidentally reunites with an old classmate, Yuki. It brings back painful memories of a certain Yokai. Meanwhile, Natsume also became acquainted with Yorie Tsumura, a woman in the memories of a Yokai whose name he had returned. Yorie knew much about Reiko, but now lived a peaceful life with her only son, Mukuo. Being with this family was comforting for Natsume, but apparently a mysterious Yokai has been lurking in their town. On the way back from investigating, a "Yokai seed" that had latched itself to Nyanko Sensei drops into the Fujiwaras' garden and grows overnight into a fruit tree. When Nyanko Sensei eats a fruit that is somehow shaped like himself, he suddenly splits into three!

Insidious: The Last Key (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:06
PlotMulti-part, Ghosts, Supernatural
StyleCreepy, Gloomy, Disturbing, Tense

Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, NM, to investigate a man’s claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family’s old home.

The Soul Conductor (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
Duration01:26
CharactersSisters, Serial killers, Maniacs
PlotSuperpowers, Ghosts, Investigation
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleTense

Katya has a powerful gift: she sees ghosts. When her twin sister disappears, Katya begins a desperate search. Police insist her sister doesn’t exist, that she is a figment of Katya’s twisted imagination. However, during her search Katya discovers that there is a serial killer loose on the streets, and her sister is one of his victims. There is still hope to save her, but in a dark and mysterious city full of secrets, you can’t trust anyone. Not even yourself...

Planetarium (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrethriller, fantasy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:02
CharactersSisters, Dogs
PlotGhosts, Snow
PlaceSea, Party

Follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.

The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
Duration02:26
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotGhosts, Death, Supernatural
StyleHeavy

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

The Forest (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Missing people
PlaceJapan, Forest
StyleDisturbing

Set in the Aokigahara Forest, a real-life place in Japan where people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared.

Ghostbusters (2016)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:52
PlotGhosts, Supernatural
StyleLight

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

Winchester (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective, biography
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:46
PlotGhosts, On real events, Curses
PlaceCalifornia
StyleGothic

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.

Slice (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.5)
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:22
CharactersWerewolf, Witch
PlotGhosts, Investigation, Supernatural
StyleIncredible

In a spooky small town, when a slew of pizza delivery boys are slain on the job, two daring survivors set out to catch the culprits behind the cryptic crime spree.

Eli (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror
Duration02:30
CharactersParents, Doctors, Family, Mothers, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Telekinesis
StyleCreepy, Depressive

A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow patients.

Ghost House (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.7)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryThailand, USA
Duration02:25
CharactersFamily
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Ghosts, 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.

The Incredible Story of the Giant Pear (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecartoon
CountryDenmark
Duration02:09
CharactersWizards, Pirates, Friends, Lifeguards
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Magic, Ghosts, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Ships, Islands
StyleSoulful, Light, Cute

Life in Solby is nice and peaceful until one day Mitcho and Sebastian find a message in a bottle by the harbour. The bottle is from the missing mayor of Solby with a message that he is on a mysterious island and has made a great discovery. Now they must embark on a perilous journey to help save the mayor and bring him home, and in the process they uncover something that will bring great pleasure to the city of Solby – a giant pear.

Distorted (2018)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:51
CharactersArtists
PlotInvestigation, Technology, Ghosts
StyleDisturbing

A married couple suspect that the 'smart apartments' in their high tech residence are being used by its owner for sinister reasons.

Ghostland (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryFrance, Canada
Duration01:23
CharactersWriters, Maniacs, Captives, Sisters
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Fear, Survival
StyleCreepy, Tense, Disturbing, Action

A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in the new home she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later the daughters reunite at the house, and that is when things get strange...

The Keeping Hours (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersParents
PlotDisasters, Wedding, Ghosts, Death, Divorce, Supernatural
PlaceBeach

A supernatural love story that centers on two parents whose life together falls apart after their son dies. The man, now a successful lawyer, and the woman, now married and an author, get a chance at reconciliation ten years later.

Ophelia (2018)
CharactersKings, Friends, Mothers, Nephews
PlotLove, Ghosts, Revenge, Relationship, Betrayal, Fidelity
PlaceCastle
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Inspirational

Ophelia comes of age as lady-in-waiting for Queen Gertrude, and her singular spirit captures Hamlet's affections. As lust and betrayal threaten the kingdom, Ophelia finds herself trapped between true love and controlling her own destiny.

Hereditary (2018)
Mark5.4 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersDemons, Family
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts, Funeral
StyleCreepy

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

The Promise (2017)
Mark3 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
Duration02:38
CharactersGirlfriends
PlotGhosts, Death, Betrayal
TimeFuture

Ib and Boum decide to commit suicide together in Bangkok in 1997. After reneging on the promise, the vengeful ghost of Ib returns 20 years later to haunt Boum and her 15 year old daughter, Bell.

The Dark Tapes (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersAliens, Demons, Serial killers
PlotGhosts, Internet, Fear
PlaceUSA

A genre-defying mixture of horror, sci-fi, myth, mystery and thrills told as four interlocking tales in one intelligent anthology. Ghosts, spirits, creatures, demons and more from the paranormal world collide with rational curiosity.

I Remember You (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryIceland
Duration02:39
PlotDeath, Investigation, Ghosts, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing

After an older lady hangs herself in a church, a new psychiatrist discovers she was obsessed with the disappearance of his eight-year-old son, who vanished three years earlier. Meanwhile, three city dwellers are restoring a house when they realize it is haunted.

Dead Shack (2017)
Mark3 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryCanada
Duration02:23
CharactersZombie, Teens, Monsters, Family
PlotGhosts, Supernatural
PlaceForest

On a weekend getaway at a rundown cabin in the woods, Jason, a cautious teen, his crude best friend Colin and his fearless older sister Summer are forced to work together, grow up and save their hard-partying parents from their predatory neighbor intent on feeding them all to her undead family.

Beau Séjour (2017)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryBelgium
Duration01:40
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotGhosts, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceHotels

Hotel Beau Séjour. Kato, covered in blood, wakes up without any recollection of what happened the night before. Moreover, nobody seems to see or hear her. Slowly it sinks in: she's dead. Who did this to her? And how come a handful of people can still see her, as if she's among the living? Why them specifically? In her search to uncover the truth Kato will discover that a lot of secrets lie dormant under the surface of her supposedly peaceful village community.

Because I Love You (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama
Duration01:26
PlotLove, Body exchange, Ghosts
PlaceJapan

Lee Hyeong is a talented songwriter. He happens to connect people who are not good with love. Those include Hyeong-Gyeong who wants to become a singer, but she suffers from stage fright. Scully is a high school student. She helps Lee Hyeong's spirit. Chan-Young is a colleague of Lee Hyeong and he likes Hyeong-Gyeong, but in vain.

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersZombie, Teens, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Holidays
PlaceParty
TimeHalloween

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

From a House on Willow Street (2017)
Mark3 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, action, thriller
CountrySouth Africa
Duration02:02
CharactersDemons
PlotAbduction, Supernatural, Ghosts

After a young woman is kidnapped, her captors soon come to realize that in fact they may be the ones in danger and this young woman has a dark secret inside her.

Mary Shelley (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Luxembourg, USA
Duration02:05
CharactersPregnant, Family, Fathers, Poets, Sisters
PlotGhosts, Death, Creation
StyleAtmospheric

The love affair between poet Percy Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin resulted in the creation of an immortal novel, “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.”

The Bye Bye Man (2017)
Mark3.6 (imdb: 4.3)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:22
CharactersKillers
PlotGhosts, Power, Supernatural, Death
PlaceUSA, Party
StyleDepressive

When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while keeping The Bye Bye Man's existence a secret to save others from the same deadly fate.

Don't Knock Twice (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersMothers, Witch
PlotGhosts, Abduction
PlaceEngland, London

A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.

Veronica (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrehorror
CountrySpain
Duration02:02
CharactersPolice, Family, Demons, Nurses, Mothers, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Fear, Witchcraft, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Spain

Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.

Nails (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.6)
Genrehorror, detective
CountryRepublic of Ireland
Duration01:37
PlotGhosts
PlaceIreland
StyleHeavy

Paralyzed after a terrible accident, Dana struggles to regain her life and family when she encounters a malevolent ghost in her hospital room.

The Lullaby (2017)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror
CountrySouth Africa
Duration01:30
CharactersMothers, Single mothers
PlotGhosts, Depression, Moving, Death, Supernatural
StyleDisturbing, Tense

Returning to her home town, overwhelmed by the birth of her firstborn, nineteen-year-old Chloe van Heerden tries to come to terms with motherhood. Despite the support from her own mother, Chloe struggles with the demands of caring for a newborn child. The incessant crying of her baby, the growing sense of guilt and paranoia send her into a dark depression. With a heightened urge to protect her son, she sees danger everywhere.

Satan's Slaves (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, drama, detective
CountryIndonesia, South Korea
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily, Mothers
PlotGhosts, Death, Mystery, Funeral

After the death of Rini's mother, something is disturbing her family.

Bleach (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy
CountryJapan
Duration01:39
CharactersStudents
PlotGhosts, Superpowers, Supernatural
PlaceSchool, Japan

High school student Ichigo Kurosaki lives an ordinary life, besides being able to see ghosts and the blurry memories of his mother death under strange circumstances when he was a kid. His peaceful world suddenly breaks as he meets Rukia Kuchiki, a God of Death.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:43
CharactersPirates
PlotGhost ships, Ghosts, Adventure, Sea battles
PlaceSea, Jungle, Ships

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong young man in the British navy.

The Sound (2017)
Mark4.2 (imdb: 3.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:34
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Death
StyleDisturbing, Tense, Unexpected ending

A writer who studies the paranormal believes that low frequency tactile sound is the cause for reported ghost sightings in an abandoned subway station. In an attempt to debunk the sightings, she breaks into the station to record evidence.

Malicious (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5)
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersFamily, Pregnant
PlotGhosts, Supernatural, Curses, Damn things

A young college professor and his pregnant wife unwittingly release a malevolent entity with murderous intentions.

You Shall Not Sleep (2018)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, Argentina, Uruguay
Duration01:59
CharactersActors
PlotGhosts, Death
PlacePsychiatric hospitals

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.

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