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Poll: Ghost Ship Films

Ever since that day in 1872, when the Mary Celeste was found adrift, perfectly intact, and perfectly seaworthy with its cargo untouched, a full store of food and all the sailors’ belongings also perfectly intact onboard, but the crew, one life longboat, the captain’s log, and the captain’s wife missing, it and several other ships (The Flying Dutchman, The Lady Lovibond, The Joyita, The Octavius, The Baychimo, The Carroll A. Deering, The SS Valencia and The Caleuche), real or mythical, have created the niche in sea lore and the movie genre known as “The Ghost Ship.” With its mystery that had defied a solution for over 140 years, and the new film, Adrift (2018), which has a hallucination of a ghost ship in it, and the real fact that there are abandoned drifting boats filled with skeletons washing up on the north shore of Japan this year, it is time for a poll about ghost ship films. These are films that have either a haunted ship, or a phantom ghost ship in them, and/or a mystery or thriller set onboard the ship to explain what happened on it (aka solve the mystery). It could be the whole movie or a few seconds. Which is your favorite film?

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Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Adrift (2018)

    A ghost ship
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

    The Black Pearl and a cursed crew.
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

    The Flying Dutchman
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

    The Flying Dutchman
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    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

    The Silent Mary and The Flying Dutchman
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    Ghost Ship (2002)

    The Antonia Graza
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    Phantom Ship (1935)

    Set onboard The Mary Celeste
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    Ghost Ship (1952)

    The Cyclops
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    The Ghost Ship (1943)

    The Altair
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    Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

    The Queen Anne’s Revenge shows up at the end as a ghost ship.
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    The Mystery of the Mary Celeste (1956)

    The Mary Celeste
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    The True Story of the Mary Celeste (2007)

    The Mary Celeste
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    Ghostboat (2006)

    His Majesty's Submarine Scorpion
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    The Fog (1980)

    The Elizabeth Dane
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    The Fog (2005)

    The Elizabeth Dane
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    Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)

    The Flying Dutchman
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    Titanic (1997)

    At the end of the film, the HMS Titanic becomes a ghost ship to give the film a gothic romantic ending.
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    The Living Skeleton (1968)

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    Triangle (2009)

    The Aeolus
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    2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984)

    the U.S.S. Discovery
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    Death Ship (1980)

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    Kwaidan (1964)

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    Shock Waves (1977)

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    The Ghost Galleon (1974)

    (Great pictures to use in an image polls.)
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    Phantom (2013)

    The V67 — submarine.
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    Virus (1999)

    The Academic Vladislav Volkov
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    Goliath Awaits (1981)

    Added July 2, 2018

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