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13 GHOST MOVIES


Here, you'll find our top thirteen favorite Ghost films to watch.
 

The Woman in Black
Arthur is on the verge of losing his job when an important client of the firm dies, and his boss offers him one last opportunity to prove his worth by settling the woman's affairs. Determined to succeed, Arthur travels to the remote village and receives a chilly welcome. Something horrible once happened here, and it seems that the locals are determined to ensure Arthur never finds out what it was. Now, the more time Arthur spends in his client's crumbling estate, the more aware he becomes of a presence that isn't quite human. In this house dwells a woman's ghost. In life she lost something precious, and now in death she'll do whatever it takes to get it back. Until she does, her spectral presence will serve as a harbinger of doom, always to be followed by the death of an innocent. A classic Victorian style ghost movie. 2012

Grave Encounters
Lance Preston and the crew of Grave Encounters, a ghost-hunting reality television show, are shooting an episode inside the abandoned Collingwood Psychiatric Hospital, where unexplained phenomena has been reported for years. On a quest to expose the truth, the crew voluntarily lock themselves inside the building for the night and begins a paranormal investigation, capturing everything on camera. They quickly find themselves lost in a labyrinth of endless hallways and corridors, terrorized by the ghosts of the former patients. Soon they realize that the building is more than just haunted. Its alive, and it has no intention of ever letting them leave. 2011

The Conjuring
Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. Based on the true life story, The Conjuring tells the tale of how world renowned paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren were called upon to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives. 2013

Kill Katie Malone
College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle Dixie Canning, pool their cash to buy a ghost in an online auction. The three think it's all a prank, but once they open up the antique box to examine their treasure, they unleash the vengeful spirit of a servant girl who has been wreaking havoc on her owners throughout the generations. 2010

Ghost Ship
In the midst of a 1962 pleasure cruise, the passengers and crew of Italian luxury liner the Antonia Graza are all killed. Forty years later, the ship is spotted drifting in the Bering sea. An Alaska-based seafaring salvage team lead are approached by a Canadian weather spotter who noticed the derelict vessel on a flyover. Tempted by the possibility of untold riches, the crew takes on the job of tracking down the ship. Once aboard though, strange things start to happen, beginning with the sighting of a ghost of a little girl. After the team finds a cache of gold, all hell breaks loose, and the angry ghosts make themselves known, and begin killing the intruders one by one. 2003

The Messengers
Desperate for a fresh start after a tough two years in Chicago, the Solomon family retreats to a desolate sunflower farm in North Dakota. But the calm of farm life is shattered when 16-year-old Jess and her 3-year-old brother Ben begin to see nightmarish apparitions throughout their new home – visions that nobody else can see. As the visions grow darker, they become fear-inspiring experiences and Jess’ parents start to question their daughter’s sanity. Now, Jess must find a way to save her family and win. 2007

Thirteen Ghosts
A financially strapped widower struggling to raise two children after losing his wife in a house fire. A stroke of apparent luck arrives when Arthur learns he has inherited a mansion from his mysterious Uncle Cyrus. Ecstatic, Arthur whisks the kids and nanny off to their new home, a bizarre glass and steel structure with strange Latin inscriptions carved on the walls. The family is thrilled, until a psychic and former employee of Cyrus's, reveals that Arthur's departed uncle was a power hungry ghost collector who captured twelve spirits in the house. Arthur is skeptical. But when his children disappear, and Rafkin gives him a pair of special glasses that allow him to view the house's gruesome inhabitants, he believes. The two men race against time to find the children as the house's strange internal mechanism begins sealing off the exits and freeing the angry ghosts. 2001

Paranormal Activity
Played over four full length films, the Paranormal Activity movies are chilling and creepy!
 

Paranormal Activity 1 - This horror film follows a young suburban couple who record the sinister disturbances in their home while they sleep – even as the domestic haunting becomes more frequent, more threatening and all too personal. Hypnotic and harrowing, this movie delivers frightful suspense punctuated by moments of sudden and unexpected terror, all the way to the shocking ending. 2009

Paranormal Activity 2 - Is as groundbreaking as the original. Just as Dan and Kristi welcome a newborn baby into their home, a demonic presence begins terrorizing them, tearing apart their perfect world and turning it into an inescapable nightmare.

Paranormal Activity 3 - Takes you back to where it all began and the activity is more intense than ever. The cameras are on and recording the chilling moments when evil begins to terrorize young sisters Katie and Kristi for the first time.

Paranormal Activity 4 - Everything has led up to this! When Katie disappeared with her nephew Hunter, there were no survivors. Five years later she's returned with a mysterious boy, ready to target new victims with her demonic rage.

Believe
Ben Stiles loves to play scary tricks on people. And after getting expelled from prep school, he has even more time to devote to such shenanigans. When he and his friend Katherine decide to transform spooky, abandoned Warwick House into a haunted house, he doesn't take into account that the ramshackle old place may not need his help! When a mysterious wailing ghost makes itself known, the two get sucked into the world of the supernatural and try to find the truth behind the haunting. A fun ghost story for the whole family. 2000

The Legend of Hell House
In sits there, shrouded in mist and mystery, a nesting place for living evil and terror from the dead. It's Hell House. Roddy McDowall heads the cast of this exciting chiller about four psychic investigators and the dark, brooding mansion they themselves call "the Mount Everest of haunted houses." It's already destroyed one team of researchers. Now this brave quartet ventures in for another try at unraveling its secret. But before they succeed, they must suffer through madness, murder and everything else the spirits that dwell there have in store for them. Yet learning the truth just might drive them all insane. 1973

The Frighteners
In the sleepy little town of Fairwater, a monstrous evil has awakened...an evil so powerful, its reach extends beyond the grave. For Frank Bannister, death is a great way to make a living: ridding haunted houses of their "unwelcome" guests". But he's in cahoots with the very ghosts he promises to evict! It's the perfect scam...until Frank finds himself at the center of a dark mystery. A diabolical spirit is on a murderous rampage, and the whole town believes Frank is behind it. This supernatural chiller is so fiendishly entertaining, it's scary! 1994

House on Haunted Hill
When an eccentric millionaire offer a group of opposites $1,000,000 to spend the night in a so called "Haunted House" with a murderous past, they figure it is a quick way to get quick money and leave. All of them are sure it is some made up story just to mess with their heads a little and test their courage. But, once they stay in the house they start to think about the mistake they made in coming there when mysterious things start to happen. 1999

Poltergeist
This awesome supernatural thriller about a California couple swept up in a wave of horror after sinister spirits invade their home and kidnap their child. Life in the Freeling family's tract home is comfortably bland, but frisky poltergeists soon put a little excitement into their daily routine--moving furniture and communicating with their youngest daughter, Carol Anne, through the television set. Unfortunately, harmless pranks quickly turn nasty and the previously friendly ghosts kidnap Carol Anne, trapping her in the spirit world. To win the child back, the family calls in a team of parapsychologists and a psychic who conducts an elaborate exorcism. The apocalyptic finale is deliciously macabre. 1982

Darkness
A terrifying tale in which an ordinary American family moves to a large, creaky Victorian home in the Spanish countryside that, unbeknownst to them, was the scene of some awful experiments on the night of a total eclipse 40 years before. Teenage daughter Regina decides to investigate after unexplained bruises show up on her younger brother, and her father displays oddly enraged and erratic behavior. Although her mother and her grandfather refuse to believe her, Regina is convinced that something within their new home is the cause of the trouble. As another eclipse looms, Regina enlists the help of her new boyfriend and uncovers truths that could literally destroy her family.Balaguero mixes tried and true cinematic scare devices with his own brand of macabre originality to bring a well-paced, ominous atmosphere to the supernatural ghost story genre. 2005

The Shining
From writer Stephen King and director Stanley Kubrick comes a classic tale of madness and terror. Struggling writer Jack Torrance, his wife Wendy, and their psychic son Danny spend the winter overseeing a deserted resort hotel where the ghosts of the site's shocking and bloody past drive Jack slowly insane. 1980

 

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