Ghost Stories: Haunted Horror

Horror and thrillers involving ghosts, supernatural entities, haunted houses, and other paranormal activity.

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1.
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)
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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. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Harper
 
2.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
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Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit. (134 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
3.
Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
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A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity. (97 mins.)
Director: Leigh Whannell
 
4.
At the Devil's Door (2014)
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A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there. (91 mins.)
 
5.
Ouija (2014)
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A group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board. (89 mins.)
Director: Stiles White
 
6.
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
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When a young man becomes the target of a malevolent entity, he must uncover its true intentions before it takes complete control of him. (84 mins.)
 
7.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
8.
Haunt (2014)
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An introvert teen befriends his new neighbor, and together the couple begin to explore the haunted house that his family has just purchased. (86 mins.)
Director: Mac Carter
 
9.
Haunter (2013)
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A teenager is stuck in a time loop that is not quite the same each time. She must uncover the truth but her actions have consequences for herself and others. (97 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
 
10.
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
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A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is, only to find the killer is very close to her. (96 mins.)
Director: Brett Donowho
 
11.
The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)
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A young family moves into a historic home in Georgia, only to learn they are not the house's only inhabitants. Soon they find themselves in the presence of a secret rising from underground and threatening to bring down anyone in its path. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Elkins
 
12.
Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily. (106 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
13.
Oculus (2013)
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A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon. (104 mins.)
Director: Mike Flanagan
 
14.
An American Ghost Story (2012)
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When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career. (95 mins.)
Director: Derek Cole
 
15.
Apartment 1303 3D (2012)
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A modern ghost story which turns a love/hate relationship between mother and daughter into a tale of horror. Some rentals are too good to be true. (85 mins.)
Director: Michele Taverna
 
16.
The Apparition (2012)
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A couple is haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment. (83 mins.)
Director: Todd Lincoln
 
17.
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
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When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more than they could have ever imagined. (89 mins.)
Director: Jose Prendes
 
18.
The Pact (2012)
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As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home. (89 mins.)
 
19.
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
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It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. (88 mins.)
 
20.
When the Lights Went Out (2012)
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Poltergeists attack a family in Yorkshire during the 1974 nationwide blackouts. (86 mins.)
Director: Pat Holden
 
21.
The Woman in Black (2012)
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A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
 
22.
The Awakening (2011)
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves. (107 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
23.
Grave Encounters (2011)
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For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true. (92 mins.)
 
24.
The Innkeepers (2011)
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During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay. (101 mins.)
Director: Ti West
 
25.
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
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In 1988, young sisters Katie and Kristi befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home. (83 mins.)
 
26.
Insidious (2010)
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A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
27.
Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
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After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Tod Williams
 
28.
Paranormal Activity 2: Tokyo Night (2010)
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Haruka Yamano returns from America to Tokyo in a wheelchair, both legs having multiple fractures from a car accident... (90 mins.)
Director: Toshikazu Nagae
 
29.
The Presence (2010)
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A woman travels to an isolated cabin she begins to think she is losing her mind when her boyfriend comes to stay. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Provost
 
30.
Book of Blood (2009)
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A paranormal expert discovers a house that is at the intersection of so-called "highways" transporting souls in the afterlife. (100 mins.)
Director: John Harrison
 
31.
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
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After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Cornwell
 
32.
The Skeptic (2009)
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A lawyer who doesn't believe in ghosts is haunted after moving into a family mansion. (89 mins.)
 
33.
Conjurer (2008)
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After moving to the country to start life anew after their child's death, photographer Shawn Burnett and his wife... (100 mins.)
Director: Clint Hutchison
 
34.
The Echo (2008)
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An ex-con moves into an old apartment building, where he encounters a domestic problem involving a police officer, his wife, and their daughter. When he tries to intervene, however, a mysterious curse entraps him. (90 mins.)
Director: Yam Laranas
 
35.
Lake Mungo (2008)
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A supernatural drama about grief. (87 mins.)
Director: Joel Anderson
 
36.
1408 (2007)
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A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror. (104 mins.)
 
37.
The Messengers (2007)
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An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder. (90 mins.)
 
38.
The Orphanage (2007)
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A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
39.
Paranormal Activity (2007)
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After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
 
40.
Wind Chill (2007)
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Two college students share a ride home for the holidays, but when they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they are preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there. (91 mins.)
Director: Gregory Jacobs
 
41.
The Abandoned (2006)
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An adopted woman returns to her home country and the family home that she never knew and must face the mystery that lies there. (99 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
 
42.
The Gravedancers (2006)
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After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist. (95 mins.)
Director: Mike Mendez
 
43.
Séance (2006)
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In an attempt to rid their dorm of a troublesome little girl ghost a group of college students inadvertently bring back the little girl's killer. (88 mins.)
Director: Mark L. Smith
 
44.
An American Haunting (2005)
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Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man. (83 mins.)
 
45.
The Amityville Horror (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before. (90 mins.)
Director: Andrew Douglas
 
46.
Dark Water (2005)
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A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident. (105 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
47.
Fragile (2005)
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At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks. (101 mins.)
 
48.
Restless Souls (2005)
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A young couple and their daughter move into an old house hanted by spirits. (93 mins.)
Director: Martin Schmidt
 
49.
White Noise (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions. (101 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Sax
 
50.
The Ghosts of Edendale (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
A young couple moves into a neighborhood obsessed with the frightening silent movie history that took place 80 years before... (90 mins.)
Director: Stefan Avalos
 
51.
Below (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Strange happenings occur on a WW II submarine. (105 mins.)
Director: David Twohy
 
52.
Rose Red (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house. (270 mins.)
 
53.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
 
54.
The Others (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
 
55.
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
When Cyrus Kriticos, a very rich collector of unique things dies, he leaves it all to his nephew and his family. All including his house, his fortune, and his malicious collection of ghosts! (91 mins.)
Director: Steve Beck
 
56.
What Lies Beneath (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind. (130 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
57.
The Haunting (1999)
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When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
 
58.
The Haunting of Hell House (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
A mysterious, morbid professor who has suffered a number of horrid events in his life tries to help a young troubled man, whose girl friend was killed during an illegal abortion. (90 mins.)
Director: Mitch Marcus
 
59.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. (93 mins.)
Director: William Malone
 
60.
The Sixth Sense (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
 
61.
Stir of Echoes (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a man begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around him. (99 mins.)
Director: David Koepp
 
62.
Urban Ghost Story (1998)
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After a car accident, Lizzie lies dead on the roadside - slowly she is taken into the light - but is... (82 mins.)
 
63.
Haunted (1995)
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Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family... (108 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
64.
Witchboard 2 (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment... (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
65.
The Amityville Curse (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions. (91 mins.)
Director: Tom Berry
 
66.
The Woman in Black (1989 TV Movie)
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When a friendless old widow dies in the seaside town of Crythin, a young solicitor is sent by his firm to settle the estate... (100 mins.)
Director: Herbert Wise
 
67.
Poltergeist III (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there. (98 mins.)
Director: Gary Sherman
 
68.
The Visitors (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside... (109 mins.)
Director: Joakim Ersgård
 
69.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don't seem to be over. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
70.
Witchboard (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A woman (Kitaen) finds an interest in her friend Brandon's Ouija Board when he brings it by her party. (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
71.
The Entity (1982)
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Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
72.
The House Where Evil Dwells (1982)
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A young American family moves to a House in Kyoto, Japan. It turns out to be haunted by the ghosts of a woman and her lover, who were killed by the woman's husband, as well as the ghost of the husband, who killed himself afterward. (88 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
73.
Poltergeist (1982)
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
74.
Ghost Story (1981)
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Two generations of men find themselves haunted by the presence of a spectral woman. When the son of one of the elderly men returns to his hometown after his brother's mysterious death, they attempt to unravel her story. (110 mins.)
Director: John Irvin
 
75.
The Changeling (1980)
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
 
76.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away. (117 mins.)
 
77.
The Haunting of Julia (1977)
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After the death of her daughter, Julia Lofting, a wealthy housewife, moves to London to re-start her life. All seems well until she is haunted by the sadness of losing her own child and the ghosts of other children. (98 mins.)
 
78.
Burnt Offerings (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A family moves into an old, haunted house that regenerates itself by feeding off of the life forces of its injured occupants. (116 mins.)
Director: Dan Curtis
 
79.
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A scientist and his wife lead a team into the Belasco House, which is supposedly haunted by the victims of its late owner, a serial killer. (95 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
80.
The Stone Tape (1972 TV Movie)
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A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium... (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Sasdy
 
81.
Night of Dark Shadows (1971)
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A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches. (95 mins.)
Director: Dan Curtis
 
82.
The Haunting (1963)
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A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind. (112 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
83.
The Innocents (1961)
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A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. (100 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
 
84.
13 Ghosts (1960)
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A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors. (85 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
85.
Tormented (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A man lets a former flame fall to her death rather than let her interfere with his new relationship, but her ghost returns to disrupt his impending nuptials. (75 mins.)
Director: Bert I. Gordon
 
86.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
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A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
87.
The Uninvited (1944)
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A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past. (99 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen