If you're a fan of scary movies, then you might want to learn about 10 best ghost horror movies. These 10 best ghost horror movies are a sample of some of the most awesome scary movies out there. Hopefully, you can learn about one you haven't seen yet and find a new favorite.

  1. "The Shining" "The Shining" is a 1980 horror movie directed by Stanley Kubrick and based on a Stephen King novel. It stars Jack Nicholson and while there is another version available that is more similar to the book, this one remains one of the creepiest and best ghost horror movies of all time.

  2. "Burnt Offerings" They don't make them much more frightening than this one. "Burnt Offerings" was released in 1976 and stars Karen Black, Oliver Reed, Bette Davis and Burgess Meredith. A family moves in to the house as summer caretakers and strange things start to happen. There's quite a shocking ending and the dream sequences are very scary.

  3. "House on Haunted Hill" This 1999 movie is a remake of a 1959 movie of the same title. It showcases a millionaire that will pay one million dollars for anyone that can spend the whole night. Obviously, people start dying in quite unique ways.

  4. "13 Ghosts" This movie is also a remake. The newest version came out in 2001 but was based on a movie in 1960. An extremely rich man bequeaths his fortune to his nephew and family and that fortune includes the thirteen ghosts of the title. Some of the ghosts are very scary and a few of the deaths in the movie are quite awesome and unique.

  5. "Ghost Ship" "Ghost Ship" is an excellent movie about a group of salvagers that find a 1962 passenger vessel. Once aboard, things are not as they seem. Starring Gabriel Byrne, Julianna Margulies, Ron Eldard and Desmond Harrington, this movie delivers on fright, blood and violence.

  6. "Stir of Echoes" This movies stars Kevin Bacon as a man who is hypnotized at a party and starts seeing a girl's ghost, which starts him on a hunt to solve the mystery of why she is showing up to him.

  7. "Ring" (Japanese version) "Ringu" or "Ring" is a Japanese movie that has a mystery surrounding a video. When this video is watched, the person who watched it dies. There was an American version made that is very similar to the Japanese version and is one of the best Americanized horrors out.

  8. "Cello" This is a Korean movie about a cellist who starts becoming haunted after a bad car wreck. It is truly one of the best foreign horrors and an excellent ghost horror movie.

  9. "The Haunting in Connecticut" This ghostly horror stars Virginia Madsen as a women who moves her family to a house closer to where her son's cancer treatment center is located. Ghostly things start happening to the family with the son as the main focus. The ending is excellent, and it is supposedly based on a true story.

  10. "Gothika" Halle Berry stars in "Gothika" as a psychiatrist who ends up in the asylum where she worked. Unfortunately, she has no memories of what happened or why she is there. It released in 2003 and is one of the Dark Castle productions along with "13 Ghosts," "Ghost Ship" and "House on Haunted Hill."