Best Scary Ghost Movies

List by john Last updated May 22, 2017

Some of us like a good scare from time to time. This is a list of the best scary ghost movies ever made, some are horrify, some are psychologically disturbing but they will all give your nightmares!

List order as defined by john

Poltergeist (1982)

They're here.
Vote count 641 Vote avg 7/10 Watch trailer


Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

Horror Thriller
There are ghosts around us all the time. Most of them don't want to hurt us. But, there are exceptions...
Vote count 346 Vote avg 5.3/10 Watch trailer


Ring (1998)

Horror Thriller
One curse, one cure, one week to find it
Vote count 248 Vote avg 6.9/10 Watch trailer


The Conjuring (2013)

Horror Thriller
Based on the true case files of the Warrens
Vote count 2,456 Vote avg 7.3/10 Watch trailer

One of the best ghost movies of the last 10 years.


Insidious (2010)

Horror Thriller
It's not the house that's haunted.
Vote count 1,379 Vote avg 6.7/10 Watch trailer


Sinister (2012)

Horror Thriller Mystery
Once you see him, nothing can save you.
Vote count 1,245 Vote avg 6.7/10 Watch trailer

A creepy deity that can pass over to our world to take over the minds of children though its image.


The Shining (1980)

Horror Thriller
A masterpiece of modern horror.
Vote count 2,757 Vote avg 8/10 Watch trailer

This ghost movie list would not be complete without the shining. Great book to if you like reading.


1408 (2007)

Horror Thriller
The only demons in room 1408 are those within you.
Vote count 1,082 Vote avg 6.4/10 Watch trailer

One of the best ghost movies I have seen, deserves a lot more popular attention.


What Lies Beneath (2000)

Drama Horror Mystery
He was the perfect husband until his one mistake followed them home.
Vote count 380 Vote avg 6.3/10 Watch trailer

Sometimes its not the ghosts that you should be scared of.


The Grudge (2004)

Horror Thriller Mystery
It never forgives. It never forgets.
Vote count 704 Vote avg 5.8/10 Watch trailer

Great Japanese film.


V/H/S/2 (2013)

Horror Thriller
Who's tracking you?
Vote count 246 Vote avg 6/10 Watch trailer

a series of short movies some which involve ghosts.


The Woman in Black (2012)

Drama Horror Thriller
What did they see?
Vote count 984 Vote avg 6/10 Watch trailer

One of the best British horror movies in recent times.


Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Horror Thriller
It will take what you love most.
Vote count 991 Vote avg 6.5/10 Watch trailer

Great sequel to the original, no doubt there is loads of ghosts here.


Stir of Echoes (1999)

Horror Mystery Thriller
In every mind there is a door that should never be opened.
Vote count 273 Vote avg 6.5/10 Watch trailer

This is more psychologically frightening that the other ghost films here. Great watch.


Candyman (1992)

Drama Horror Thriller
You don't have to believe... just beware.
Vote count 238 Vote avg 6.3/10 Watch trailer


Gothika (2003)

Horror Thriller
Because someone is dead doesn't mean they're gone.
Vote count 518 Vote avg 5.7/10 Watch trailer



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