Movies and TV Shows about ghosts

Supernatural
  • Supernatural (2005)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the back roads of America ... and he taught them how to kill it. Now, the Winchester brothers crisscross the country in their '67 Chevy Impala, battling every kind of supernatural threat they encounter along the way.
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Supernatural
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • Adventure, Fantasy, Action,
  • Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring closer to the heart of Mordor, the dark lord's realm.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Ghost Whisperer
  • Ghost Whisperer (2005)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits from passing over. The sentimental drama is 'inspired by the work of medium James Van Praagh.'
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Ghost Whisperer
Ghostbusters
  • Ghostbusters (2016)
  • Fantasy, Horror, Action, Comedy, Science Fiction,
  • Erin Gilbert (Wiig) and Abby Bergman (McCarthy) are a pair of unheralded authors who write a book positing that ghosts are real. A few years later, Gilbert lands a prestigious teaching position at Columbia University, but her book resurfaces and she is laughed out of academia. Gilbert reunites with Bergman and others when ghosts invade Manhattan and try to save the world.
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Ghostbusters
Insidious: Chapter 2
  • Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.
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Insidious: Chapter 2
R.I.P.D.
  • R.I.P.D. (2013)
  • Fantasy, Action, Comedy, Crime,
  • A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Based on the comic by Peter M. Lenkov.
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R.I.P.D.
Crimson Peak
  • Crimson Peak (2015)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Horror,
  • 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 remembers.
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Crimson Peak
Dark Shadows
  • Dark Shadows (2012)
  • Fantasy, Comedy,
  • Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
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Dark Shadows
The Conjuring
  • The Conjuring (2013)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
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The Conjuring
Poltergeist
  • Poltergeist (1982)
  • Horror,
  • Craig T. Nelson stars as Steve Freeling, the main protagonist, who lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken dishes and furniture moving around by itself. However, a tree comes alive and takes Robbie through his bedroom window, and Carol Anne is abducted by ghosts. Realizing that something evil haunts his home, Steve calls in a team of parapsychologists led by Dr. Lesh to investigate, hoping to get Carol Anne back, so he can remove his family from the house before it's too late.
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Poltergeist
Play It Again, Sam
  • Play It Again, Sam (1972)
  • Drama, Comedy, Romance,
  • A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of his two married friends, he actually tries dating again, with less than satisfactory results, until he relaxes.
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Play It Again, Sam
The Real Ghostbusters
  • The Real Ghostbusters (1986)
  • Animation, Comedy, Mystery, Action & Adventure,
  • The Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series spun-off from the Ghostbusters franchise. The series ran from 1986 to 1991, and was produced by Columbia Pictures Television, DiC Enterprises, and Coca-Cola Telecommunications. "The Real" was added to the title after a dispute with Filmation and its Ghost Busters properties. The series continues the adventures of paranormal investigators Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Egon Spengler, Dr. Ray Stantz, Winston Zeddemore, their secretary Janine Melnitz and their mascot ghost Slimer. There also were two ongoing Real Ghostbusters comics, one published monthly by Now Comics in USA and the other published weekly by Marvel Comics in the United Kingdom, and a popular toy line manufactured by Kenner.
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The Real Ghostbusters
Always
  • Always (1989)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Romance,
  • Pete Sandich and buddy Al Yackey are daredevil aerial forest-fire fighters. Pete finds True Love with Dorinda but won't give up the job. When he takes one risk too many, Dorinda faces deep grief and cannot easily put her life back together.
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Always
Mickey's Christmas Carol
  • Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
  • Animation, Family,
  • It is an adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol, featuring Scrooge McDuck as his namesake and inspiration Ebenezer Scrooge and Mickey Mouse as Bob Cratchit. This film was based on a 1972 audio musical entitled Disney's A Christmas Carol. It is a twenty-four minute animated short film produced by Walt Disney Productions as an accompaniment to a re-release of The Rescuers.
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Mickey's Christmas Carol
Dark Water
  • Dark Water (2005)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • Dahlia Williams and her daughter Cecelia move into a rundown apartment on New York's Roosevelt Island. She is currently in midst of divorce proceedings and the apartment, though near an excellent school for her daughter, is all she can afford. From the time she arrives, there are mysterious occurrences and there is a constant drip from the ceiling in her daughter's bedroom.
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Dark Water
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
  • The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
  • Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • 40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrive, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.
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The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
Casper: A Spirited Beginning
  • Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
  • Comedy, Family,
  • A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, Casper meets young Chris Carson, a lonely kid who decides to teach Casper how to be a proper ghost
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Casper: A Spirited Beginning
Maps to the Stars
  • Maps to the Stars (2014)
  • Drama,
  • Led by the loathsome yet funny and touching child-star Benjie, we witness the convoluted world of shallow, selfish celebrities and their minions, all of whom are about to be manipulated and destroyed by the young woman who literally represents the fruit of their twisted machinations, Agatha, Benjie’s tormented, apparently psychotic sister.
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Maps to the Stars
Pay the Ghost
  • Pay the Ghost (2015)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • One year after his young son disappeared during a Halloween carnival, Mike Cole is haunted by eerie images and terrifying messages he can’t explain. Together with his estranged wife, he will stop at nothing to unravel the mystery and find their son—and, in doing so, he unearths a legend that refuses to remain buried in the past.
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Pay the Ghost
Boo! A Madea Halloween
  • Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
  • Comedy,
  • Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.
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Boo! A Madea Halloween
Sometimes They Come Back
  • Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Horror, Thriller,
  • Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
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Sometimes They Come Back
Twixt
  • Twixt (2011)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a mysterious young ghost named V. He's unsure of her connection to the murder in the town, but is grateful for the story being handed to him. Ultimately he is led to the truth of the story, surprised to find that the ending has more to do with his own life than he could ever have anticipated.
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Twixt
Grave Encounters 2
  • Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
  • Horror,
  • Tortured by the ghosts of the demonized insane asylum that killed the crew of GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, film students fight to escape death as their own paranormal investigation goes terribly wrong in this horrifying sequel.
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Grave Encounters 2
The Apparition
  • The Apparition (2012)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • Plagued by frightening occurrences in their home, Kelly and Ben learn that a university's parapsychology experiment produced an entity that is now haunting them. The malevolent spirit feeds on fear and torments the couple no matter where they run. Desperate, Kelly and Ben turn to a paranormal researcher, but even with his aid, it may already be too late to save themselves from the terrifying presence.
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The Apparition
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
  • Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance,
  • In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. Sure enough, that very night she meets the ghost of crusty former owner Captain Gregg...and refuses to be scared off. Indeed, they become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom. But when a charming live man comes courting, Lucy and the captain must deal with their feelings for each other.
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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
The Canterville Ghost
  • The Canterville Ghost (2017)
  • Animation, Comedy, Family,
  • An American family moves in to the Canterville Chase, a London mansion that has been haunted by ghost Sir Simon De Canterville for 300 years.
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The Canterville Ghost
Rigor Mortis
  • Rigor Mortis (2013)
  • Drama, Horror, Action,
  • Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980s.
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Rigor Mortis
Topper
  • Topper (1937)
  • Fantasy, Comedy,
  • Madcap couple George and Marion Kerby are killed in an automobile accident. They return as ghosts to try and liven up the regimented lifestyle of their friend and bank president, Cosmo Topper. When Topper starts to live it up, it strains relations with his stuffy wife.
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Topper
Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital
  • Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital (2004)
  • Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Kingdom is a hospital whose bizarre population includes a brilliant surgeon who lives in the basement, a nearly blind security guard and a nurse who regularly faints at the sight of blood. But when patients and staff hear the voice of a girl crying through the halls and a patient destined for life as a paraplegic miraculously recovers, they are dismissive of any suggestion of mysticism or unseen powers... at their own peril.
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Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital
Deadbeat
  • Deadbeat (2014)
  • Comedy, Sci-Fi & Fantasy,
  • Kevin Pacalioglu may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that’s pretty cool. Faced with a constant stream of stubborn spirits, Pac goes to whatever lengths require the least amount of effort to help New York City’s most frivolous ghosts finish their unfinished business, occasionally with the help of his best friend and drug dealer, Roofie.
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Deadbeat
The Remains
  • The Remains (2016)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
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The Remains
A Christmas Carol
  • A Christmas Carol (1999)
  • Fantasy, Drama,
  • Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge the error of his ways. Will Scrooge reform his ways in time to celebrate Christmas? Written by Mike Konczewski
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A Christmas Carol
Houdini & Doyle
  • Houdini & Doyle (2016)
  • Drama,
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Houdini and Stratton are tasked with the cases that nobody else can solve. It challenges their sense of what is real and what is not. Houdini is a skeptic, while Doyle believes in the unseen. Their diverse viewpoints make solving crime a challenge and often Stratton is put in the middle. The trio will take on cases that involve vampires, ghosts, monsters and poltergeists…or are they a ruse to conceal murder?
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Houdini & Doyle
Hell Night
  • Hell Night (1981)
  • Horror,
  • Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
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Hell Night
Grave Halloween
  • Grave Halloween (2013)
  • Horror,
  • An American college student studying in Japan risks her own life to save the spirit of her dead mother, who killed herself in the notorious “Suicide Forest.”
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Grave Halloween
The Tattooist
  • The Tattooist (2007)
  • Horror, Thriller, Foreign,
  • American tattoo artist Jake Sawyer wanders the world, exploring and exploiting ethnic themes in his tattoo designs. At a tattoo expo in Singapore, he gets his first glimpse at the exotic world of traditional Samoan tattoo (tatau), and, in a thoughtless act, unwittingly unleashes a powerful angry spirit. In his devastating journey into Pacific mysticism, Jake must find a way to save his new love, Sina and recover his own soul.
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The Tattooist
Out of the Shadows
  • Out of the Shadows (2017)
  • Horror, Thriller,
  • A newly married detective and his pregnant wife move into their dream home unaware of its dark history. When his wife claims their baby is being tormented by a supernatural force and seeks the help of a renegade demonologist, he must investigate the past to save his family.
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Out of the Shadows
Fingerprints
  • Fingerprints (2006)
  • Horror, Thriller, Mystery,
  • Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.
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Fingerprints
Altar
  • Altar (2014)
  • Horror, Mystery,
  • A young family find themselves in serious danger when they move to an isolated haunted house in the Yorkshire Moors.
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Altar
Scrooge
Scrooge