Ghost movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ghost movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, serious and frightening films and TV shows about / with supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, death, ghosts, dialogue, storytelling, chase, catastrophe and mentor plots mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Mystery genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
ghost movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ghost: Supernatural (2005), The Conjuring (2013), Ghost Whisperer (2005), The Awakening (2011), Casper (1995), Annabelle (2014), Beetlejuice (1988), The Sixth Sense (1999), A Christmas Carol (2009), Danny Phantom (2004).

List of ghost movies

Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, demon, monster, good versus evil, god or devil, killings, vampire, death, curses spells and rituals, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1978, year 1983, year 1973 ...
Place: usa, arizona
Is relevant ?
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: 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.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, frightening, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, exorcism, danger, paranormal activity, paranormal investigation, witch, seance, riddles and clues, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1968 ...
Place: rhode island, new england, usa
Is relevant ?
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, afterlife, psychic power, investigation, uncover truth, supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, missing person, murder, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
The Awakening (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart (Hall) visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, gothic, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, investigation, haunted by the past, boarding school, teacher, uncover truth, fear, life is a bitch, countryside, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, halloween, afterlife, supernatural, haunted house, danger, mischievous children, friends, family, life after death, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new england, maine
Is relevant ?
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, evil doll, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, demonic possession, violence, paranormal activity, danger, toy comes to life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
Is relevant ?
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, teenage girl, life after death, goth, surrealism, heaven and hell, possession, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
Is relevant ?
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, psychology, mystery, ghost, supernatural ability, afterlife, psychic, death, psychologist, psychic power, life & death, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, regret, supernatural, life changing experience, elderly, dreams, human nature, rich and poor, greed ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
Danny Phantom (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Danny Phantom is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon, produced by Billionfold Studios. It was distributed by Nelvana, a Canadian animation company, as was The Fairly OddParents. The show is about a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: secret identity, ghost, adventure, young heroes, superhero, superhuman powers, teenage life, supernatural, best friends, good versus evil, youth, experiment gone awry ...
Is relevant ?
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, friendship, paranormal phenomena, giant monster, chase, mythology, paranormal activity, slime, monster, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, twist ending, macabre ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, estate, supernatural, murder, dark fantasy, incest, old mansion, brother sister incest, supernatural romance, ghosts, greed ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1890s, 1800s
Place: england, usa, europe
Is relevant ?
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, fear, ghost, survival, evil, paranormal activity, trapped, hotel, paranoia, supernatural, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, estate, ghost, gothic horror, ghosts, isolation, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, lawyer, village, loss of son ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
Is relevant ?
Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, offbeat, atmospheric, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, ghost, adventure, witch, supernatural, dragon, rescue, friendship, imaginary, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
Is relevant ?
The Fades (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Seventeen-year old Paul can see the spirits of the dead. When one of these restless spirits crosses back into the living world, he is forced into a fight to prevent the apocalypse.
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, psychic power, a vision, supernatural, save the world, young heroes, supernatural ability, fate of humanity, buddies, misfit, family relations, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
Is relevant ?
Bag of Bones (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal activity, curse, novelist, murder, drowning, writer's life, haunted house, haunted by the past, mystery, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
Is relevant ?
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sweet, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, love and romance, romance, psychic, love story, supernatural romance, psychic power, loss of loved one, impossible love, murder, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
gory movies
ghosts movies
deadly movies
slasher movies
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, dark, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, dark fantasy, gory, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder, legends and myths, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1790s, 19th century
Is relevant ?
Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, adventure, curses spells and rituals, investigation, legends and myths, victim, characters in danger, shooting, escapades, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
The Others (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, scary, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, psychic, mysterious character, parallel world, seance, uncover truth, single parent, isolation, losing-it hero ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, england, english channel
Is relevant ?
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, reincarnation, magic, supernatural, family vacation, workaholic, family relations, disorder, estate, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
Is relevant ?
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, parody, danger, domestic disturbance, couple relations, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
danger movies
demon movies
mystery movies
zombie movies
American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: atmospheric, scary, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, death, ghost, couple relations, witch, nun, danger, insanity, haunted by the past, family in danger, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 2011 ...
Place: los angeles, massachusetts, usa, new orleans, north carolina ...
Is relevant ?
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, psychic, unlikely couple, supernatural romance, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, impossible love, coma, romance, destiny, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
Is relevant ?
The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, poltergeist, architect, judge, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, dishonesty, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychic, haunted house, ghost, supernatural, poltergeist, missing child, parents and children, good versus evil, child in peril, parallel world, little girl, apocalypse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
Is relevant ?
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, mystery, danger, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974, year 1975
Place: long island, new jersey
Is relevant ?
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ghost, slasher, sea disaster, ship, isolation, supernatural, survival, danger, cruise, gory, death, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1962
Place: usa, alaska
Is relevant ?
Rose Red (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 254 min.
Story: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, psychic, afterlife, supernatural, research, paranormal investigation, investigation, psychic power, uncover truth, mystery, seance ...
Time: 20th century, year 1991, 1910s, year 1915, 1900s ...
Place: seattle washington, africa
Is relevant ?