10 Best Films About Ghosts

Tuesday, December 7 by Ambriel Maji

These 10 best films about ghosts will either scare your pants off your burst your buttons laughing. Not all ghost movies are meant to be scary, as some take the comical approach. So if you’re in the mood for a good ghost movie make sure you pull one from our top ten best films for ghosts.

  1. "Ghost Busters" 1984. What do you get when you mix Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Rick Moranis and Harold Ramis? You get a comedy chalk full of supernatural exterminators who have bit off more than they can chew.
  2. "Poltergeist" 1982. a twisted movie about the unknown ghosts, from a clown that will give even adults the creeps, a Indian burial ground, a small women who seems to know it all and of course there is Carol-Ann who all the ghosts seem to want. This movie ranks at the top of scary supernatural ghost movies.
  3. "The Amityville Horror" 1979. Is it true or is not? You are the one who must decide if this movie is actually based on facts. If the demonic voices were not enough to deal with, what about the rooms where the walls bleed?
  4. "Ghost" 1990. One of the most notorious romances around. With an all star cast including Patrick Swayze, Whoopi Goldberg and Demi Moore, this romance is a tear jerker, but how does it include a ghost? You will have to catch the movie to see.
  5. "Thir13en Ghosts" 2001. What happens when a home is filled with 13 of the most terrifying ghosts that are kept in captivity. I guess when you own everything you could possibly want, what’s next to collect? Cyrus Kriticos nephew is about to learn.
  6. "The Shinning" 1980. When a family man is processed by a ghost and tries to hack up the family when they are snowed in, the real terror begins. Where "REDRUM" become popular and many popular movie lines are quoted.
  7. "Beetlejuice" 1988. Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! Whenever Bettlejuice is around you can be assured of one thing, either it’s going to be trouble or there will be tons of laughs. See how Beetlejuice helps a newly deceased couple who are not ready to accept they are dead.
  8. "House" 1986. Another wickedly delicious horror comedy ghost movie, "House" truly delivers. "House" teaches you one thing, not all inheritances are exciting and can sometimes be very troublesome.
  9. "House on Haunted Hill" 1999. "House on Haunted Hill" may not be for all types of viewers as it does have scenes that contain explicit gore. This film is very suspenseful, putting its protagonists in compromising positions such as spending the night in the house on haunted hill.
  10. "The Orphanage" 2007. When a woman brings her family back to the orphanage she grew up in, as she has motivation to re-open the orphanage, her son begins to talk to ghosts. While not overly scary, there are some good “jump” factors to the movie. 
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