Highest-Rated Movies about 'Ghosts', Sort by Popularity


Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017), Kuroneko (1968), The Uninvited (1944), Bones (2005), Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998), Blackbeard's Ghost (1968), Kwaidan (1964), Haunted (1995) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Ghosts movies.


Hagazussa: A Heathen's Curse (2017)

In the 15th century, a young goatherd living alone in a mountain hut feels a dark presence in the woods.

young woman, mother, dead person, witch, child, friend, suspenseful

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Kuroneko (1968)

In this ghost story based on a folk tale of feudal Japan, a group of samurai mercenaries led by Raiko Minamoto (Kei Satô) storm the home of Yone (Nobuko Otowa) and her daughter, Shigei (Kiwako Taichi), pillaging their food before raping and murdering the pair and finally burning the house down. When the samurai are set upon by vengeful vampire-like ghosts, it falls to the warrior Gintoki (Kichiemon Nakamura) to slay the malicious spirits, but his connection to the victims leads to conflict.

samurai, mother, daughter-in-law, commanding officer, ghost, cat, creepy

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The Uninvited (1944)

A British brother (Ray Milland) and sister (Ruth Hussey) move to a coastal mansion haunted by two ghosts.

composer, sister, commander, nurse, daughter, ghost, eerie

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Bones (2005)

Dr. Temperance Brennan uses impressive forensics skills to solve murders.

hustler, corrupt cop, friend, girlfriend, club owner, ghost, dark

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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)

Scooby (Scott Innes) and the rest of the Mystery, Inc., crew encounter creepy characters at a haunted house on a Louisiana bayou.

scooby-doo, daphne, fred, ghost, shaggy, friend, zombie

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Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

The pirate (Peter Ustinov) helps a track coach (Dean Jones) spook gangsters out to turn his family's island home into a casino.

ghost, blackbeard, coach, professor, criminal, love interest, madcap

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Kwaidan (1964)

A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

author, samurai, wife, musician, ghost, victim, creative

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Haunted (1995)

Visions of his dead sister and other phenomena torment a man (Aidan Quinn) visiting a haunted English mansion inhabited by eccentrics.

professor, sister, spiritualist, nanny, young girl, chilling, eerie

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The Sword of Doom (1966)

Through his unconscionable actions against others, a sociopath samurai builds a trail of vendettas that follow him closely.

samurai, competitor, brother, mistress, assassin, intense, chilling

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The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)

Upon finding a book that relates his grandfather's story, an officer ventures through Spain meeting a wide array of characters, most of whom have a story of their own to tell.

captain, princess, hermit, mathematician, gypsy, sheik, dreamy

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

widow, sea captain, daughter, writer, housekeeper, real estate agent, fascinating

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Ghostbusters (1984)

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

parapsychologist, love interest, nerd, supernatural being, ghost, secretary, hilarious

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

ebenezer scrooge, employee, ghost, disabled person, charming, heartwarming, madcap

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Dead of Night (1945)

Architect Walter Craig senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

architect, host, psychiatrist, race car driver, golfer, ventriloquist, creepy

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Play It Again, Sam (1972)

A neurotic film critic obsessed with the movie Casablanca (1942) attempts to get over his wife leaving him by dating again with the help of a married couple and his illusory idol, Humphrey Bogart.

film critic, ex-wife, best friend, wife, witty, emotional, san francisco

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Beetlejuice (1988)

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

ghost, husband, sculptor, daughter, wife, quirky, amusing

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Scrooge (1970)

A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about an old bitter miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

clerk, son, ebenezer scrooge, ghost, cheery, heartwarming, lighthearted

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The Conjuring (2013)

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

investigator, demon hunter, husband, wife, ghost, daughter, frightening

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No End (1985)

The wife of the recently deceased lawyer tries to cope with grief after his loss and to keep his last case going in court.

husband, wife, son, political prisoner, lawyer, activist, brooding

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

An ancient prophecy seems to be coming true when a mysterious presence begins stalking the corridors of a school of magic and leaving its victims paralyzed.

wizard, witch, professor, aunt, uncle, harry potter, engaging

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The Devil's Backbone (2001)

After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets which he must uncover.

boy, professor, headmistress, caretaker, eerie, emotional, spain

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The Devil's Doorway (2018)

When two priests investigate a miracle in an Irish home for unwed mothers in 1960, they discover that one of the residents is possessed by the devil.

priest, nun, resident, ghost, possessed woman, eerie, uneasy

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Poltergeist (1982)

A family's home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.

father, mother, daughter, son, child, parapsychologist, creepy

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Angelica (2015)

In the Victorian era, a young wife and her husband go through a difficult time in their marriage after the birth of their child, which is heightened by a mysterious ghost that enters their house.

mother, father, daughter, doctor, medium, creepy, dark

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)

A timid typesetter hasn't a ghost of a chance of becoming a reporter - until he decides to solve a murder mystery and ends up spending a fright-filled night in a haunted house.

reporter, editor, love interest, wealthy man, coward, lighthearted, madcap

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Topper (1937)

A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs.

ghost, millionaire, wife, butler, detective, bellhop, madcap

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Pale Rider (1985)

A mysterious preacher (Clint Eastwood) protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.

hero, land owner, miner, marshal, dark, tense, gritty

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The Ghost Breakers (1940)

A radio broadcaster, his quaking manservant and an heiress investigate the mystery of a haunted castle in Cuba.

pretty woman, radio host, servant, adviser, gangster, mysterious man, cheeky

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Blithe Spirit (1945)

A man and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife.

writer, psychic, wife, ghost, airy, amusing, lighthearted

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Shutter (2004)

A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.

photographer, girlfriend, ghost, friend, mother, bleak, frightening

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