False Positive Tips: Best Ghost Movies –


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Are you on the lookout for a ghostly movie scare this October?


Here’s a list of my recommendations for the best movies about spooky ghosts and hauntings—in no particular order.


Top Spooky Ghost Movies


WARNING: Some of these trailers contain SPOILERS.


A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

Familial Hauntings.




Hauntings with a Wink.



Poltergeist (1982)

Suburban Hauntings.



Insidious (2010)

Suburban Hauntings + Astral Projection.



The Shining (1980)

Hotel Hauntings.



The Devil’s Backbone | El espinazo del diablo (2001)

Gothic Wartime Hauntings.

If the List Kept Going…

Crimson Peak (2015)

The Frighteners (1996)

Mama (2013)

Ju-On: The Grudge (2004)

We Are Still Here (2015)

Beetlejuice (1988)



How does my list compare to yours? What’s on your list of favorite spooky ghost films?