The Top 20 Ghost Films of All Time

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1

The Shining

1980    Stanley Kubrick    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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Ghostbusters

1984    Ivan Reitman    Rated PG

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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3

The Sixth Sense

1999    M. Night Shyamalan    Rated PG13

Childhood Drama    Drama    Ghost Film

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4

Ugetsu

1953    Kenji Mizoguchi    Not Rated

Costume Romance    Drama    Fantasy

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5

Beetlejuice

1988    Tim Burton    Rated PG

Black Comedy    Comedy    Fantasy

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6

The Innocents

1961    Jack Clayton    Not Rated

British New Wave    Ghost Film    Gothic Film

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7

Poltergeist

1982    Tobe Hooper    Rated PG

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

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9

The Haunting

1963    Robert Wise    Rated G

Ensemble Film    Ghost Film    Gothic Film

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10

House

1977    Nobuhiko Ohbayashi    Not Rated

Avant-garde / Experimental    Comedy    Fantasy

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11

Ghostbusters II

1989    Ivan Reitman    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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12

The Fog

1980    John Carpenter    Rated R

Ghost Film    Horror    Mystery

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13

The Frighteners

1996    Peter Jackson    Rated R

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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14

The Changeling

1980    Peter Medak    Rated R

Canuxploitation    Ghost Film    Haunted House Film

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15

Kwaidan

1964    Masaki Kobayashi    Not Rated

Anthology Film    Costume Horror    Fantasy

Down by 2 in the past 45 days 2

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16

House on Haunted Hill

1959    William Castle    Not Rated

Drama    Ghost Film    Haunted House Film

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17

The Beyond

1981    Lucio Fulci    Not Rated

Exploitation Film    Ghost Film    Haunted House Film

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18

The Legend of Hell House

1973    John Hough    Rated PG

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

Up by 1 in the past 45 days 1

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19

The Others

2001    Alejandro Amenábar    Rated PG13

Ghost Film    Gothic Film    Haunted House Film

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20

The Conjuring

2013    James Wan    Rated R

Ghost Film    Haunted House Film    Horror

Down by 5 in the past 45 days 5

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