Ghost story movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant ghost story movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing and psychotronic films and TV shows about / with ghost story, ghost, supernatural, murder, death, paranormal phenomena, danger, fear, violence and chase plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ghost story: Crimson Peak (2015), The Isle (2018), Ghost Adventures (2008), Dead Silence (2007), Char Man (2019), The Ghosts of Angela Webb (2005), Nightlight (2015), Ghost Story (1981), From Time to Time (2009), Bangkok Haunted (2001).

List of ghost story movies

 6.5
 145K
Crimson Peak (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, gothic horror, dark fantasy, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, incest, psychopath, murder, old mansion, supernatural, estate, supernatural romance, brother sister incest, female protagonist, ghost story ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1890s
Place: england, usa, europe
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 5.3
 14K
The Isle (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1840 and another ship crashes on the rocks of an almost deserted island in Scotland. Three sailors survive the wreck and make it to shore where the few locals take them in as they wait for the mainland boat to come for them. But the sailors' ...
Style: melancholic, serious, suspenseful, stylized, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost story, abandoned, island, shipwreck, scotsman, group of strangers, fear, salvation, death, revenge from beyond the grave, revenge, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: scotland
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The Last House on Cemetery Lane (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Screenwriter John Davies has grown tired of living in London and moves to an old manor house in a sleepy West Wales village to get out of the rat race. At first he enjoys himself, embracing the quieter pace of life and starting a relationship with ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: ghost story, haunted house, paranormal activity, struggle for survival, fear, supernatural, screenwriter, paranormal investigation, evil spirit, chase, danger, deadly
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Ghost Adventures (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans and his crew, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin, search for haunted locations both domestically and internationally. During their investigations, Zak and crew acquaint themselves with the general area; interview locals ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: ghost, investigation, paranormal activity, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, mysterious place, uncover truth, reality, haunted house, experimenting, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, new mexico, yuma arizona, arizona, tucson arizona
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 6.1
 93K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, macabre, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, doll, legend, ventriloquist, murder, small town, mystery, urban legend, investigation, clown, uncover truth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 3.7
 557
Char Man (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two friends visit fire-ravaged Ojai, California, intent on making a fake documentary about the infamous Ojai Vampire. However, things take a bizarre and frightening turn when they learn about a different local legend: The Char Man.
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: paranormal, road trip, vampire, ghost story, forest, friends, group of friends, urban legend, found footage, paranormal phenomena
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The Ghosts of Angela Webb (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angela Webb believes her house is haunted. Psychics Alexander Stewart and Bernadette Fieldstone are contacted to try to uncover the secrets hidden within her home. What they experience is more than a mere haunting. They come to understand that ...
Style: suspense, humorous, psychological, suspenseful, dark
Plot: ghost story, haunted house, ghost, psychic, poltergeist, insanity, paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, satanism, terrorizing, moving, exorcism ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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 4.4
 2K
Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mystery killer, forest, ghost, ghost story, suicide, buddies, youth, violence, murder, game, chase, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan: The Movie (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 8 short stories comprise this anthology movie, based on the Tales of Terror TV series.
Style: psychotronic, macabre, realistic, anthology
Plot: ghost story, supernatural horror, ghost, puzzle, evil spirit, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, urban legend, compilation, omnibus
Place: japan
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 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, exciting, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, haunted by the past, friendship, death, murder, guilt, father son relationship, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
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From Time to Time (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds, two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two, he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
Style: serious, exciting, touching, captivating
Plot: time travel, superhuman powers, estate, ghost, ghost story, brother sister relationship, world war two, seeing dead people, missing person, family life, grandmother grandson relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, anthology
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, ghost story, woman in danger, fall in love, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand
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Last Kind Words (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 17-year old Eli moves with his family to the isolated farm of reclusive Waylon, a man whose dark past threatens to overtake him. Eli’s family works to restore the desolate fields, while he becomes fascinated with the forests. While on the farm, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: teenage love, life is a bitch, youth, uncover truth, supernatural, farm, mystery, haunted by the past, ghost story, ghost, slave, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky
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The Perilous Internet Ring (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college student investigates a series of mysterious deaths.
Style: suspense, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak
Plot: ghost story, internet, hospital, supernatural power, ghost, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, victim, escapades, supernatural ability, deadly creature, killings ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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 4.8
 736
Killer High (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sabrina's perfectly planned high school reunion goes south when a monster keeps killing all the guests.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: curse, mascot, high school, ghost story, characters murdered one by one, ghost town, werewolf, party, characters killed one by one, murder, paranormal, supernatural ...
Time: 2010s
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Ghost Graduation (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teacher with paranormal abilities helps a group of ghosts graduate high school.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, ghost, teachers and students, teenage life, disorder, power relations, supernatural, teenage love, social relations, ghost story, teenager, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 7.7
 7K
Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Plot: ghost, gay, male homosexuality, gay relationship, lgbt, gay love, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, homosexual, drowning, love triangle, magic realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
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Tales of Halloween (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, absurd, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: halloween, death, evil, demon, ghost story, violence, fight, murder, fright, ghoul, night, alien ...
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 6.8
 905
Crooked House (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A ghost story about a cursed house. The cursed house - Geap Manor - weaves together three ghost stories set during Georgian times, the 1920s and the present day.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost story, haunted house, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, haunted, evil spirit, supernatural horror, cursed, curse, ghost, multiple storylines, spirit ...
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 6.0
 476
Burning Ghost (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juste wanders the streets of Paris looking for people only he can see. He collects their last memory before helping them into the afterlife. One day Agathe, a young woman, recognizes him. She belongs to his previous life. She is alive and he is a ...
Style: dark, bleak, suspenseful, scary, macabre ...
Plot: afterlife, invisible man, ghost story, secretly observing, old woman, girl, little girl, death, eavesdropping, falling down, death of grandmother, invisible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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 6.2
 41K
Veronica (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: 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.
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: ouija board, possession, demonic possession, blind woman, supernatural, solar eclipse, nightmare, crucifix, widow, family, possessed, telekinesis ...
Time: 90s, year 1991
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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Amityville: Mt Misery Road (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charlie and Buzi are ghosts' enthusiasts fascinated by the legend of the scariest road in America, Mt. Misery Road. The couple continues their adventure to the woods until they realize they got into the whirlpool of paranormal activities.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: urban legend, lost in the woods, haunted, evil, ghost story, road trip, survival, deathtrap, fear, violence, mental institution, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 5.7
 816
The Housemaid (2016)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Vietnam, South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When an orphaned Vietnamese girl is hired to be a housemaid at a haunted rubber plantation in 1953 French Indochina, she unexpectedly falls in love with the French landowner and awakens the vengeful ghost of his dead wife... who is out for blood.
Style: serious, enigmatic, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: orphan, chambermaid, plantation, vengeful ghost, revenge, seduction, murder, servant, ghost story, police investigation, ghost, employer employee relationship ...
Time: year 1953
Place: indochina, vietnam
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Haunting Melissa (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Melissa mysteriously disappears when she seeks out the truth behind her mother's death in an isolated farmhouse.
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, suspense
Plot: ghost story, ghost, fear, teenager, paranormal, supernatural, friendship, friends, rescue, exorcism, hunting, revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 391
Chasing Ghosts (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lucas Simons has become obsessed with death following the loss of his older brother. A shy child, Lucas spends most of his free time filming funerals in an attempt to understand what happens when we die. When Lucas accidentally captures a mysterious ...
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, chick flick
Plot: youtube, afterlife, affection, child star, dancing, ghost story, paranormal phenomena, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, doctor, friendship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, tennessee
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Ju-on: Black Ghost (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Nurse named Yuko (Ai Kago) has a strange experience while taking care of a girl named Fukie. Test results show a cyst inside Fukie’s body, but that cyst is actually the leftover grudge from a baby who was unable to be born. The cyst’s grudge ...
Plot: ghost, grudge, curse, ghost child, female ghost, ghost story, twins, tumor, ghost girl, suicide by jumping
Place: japan
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The Boom Boom Girls of Wrestling (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six female athletic actresses who gets cast for being superhero's on a wrestling show. After hard training and ups and down's in the gym, the fresh wrestlers board the bus to their first fight in Las VegasS. The bus get stuck in the middle ...
Style: suspense, bleak, psychotronic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: ghost story, secret, psychopath, violence, escape, hollywood, group of friends, friends, ghost town, friendship, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.2
 509
Nailed (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of crooks on the run from the law gets more than they bargained for when they break into a seemingly abandoned house looking for a place to hole up and find that it's controlled by an evil spirit that will do anything to protect its ...
Style: scary, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: isolation, confined, supernatural, cons and scams, mysterious character, ghost, on the run, greed, ghost story, rivalry, pride, rap ...
Time: contemporary
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 5.0
 49K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, good versus evil, murder, supernatural, supernatural horror, investigation, crimes, serial killer, hospital, haunted house, ghost story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, chicago illinois, asia, usa ...
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 3.7
 139
Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, family in danger, supernatural ability, amateur detective, crimes, domestic disturbance, family problems, afterlife, missing child, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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