The 25 Best Horror Movies With Hauntings

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Apparently, people are fascinated by ghosts and hauntings for a number of reasons. Some of us enjoy the adrenaline rush we get from a truly dark and scary supernatural experience. Some of us are morbidly curious about the dark side of the human psyche and the capabilities of the supernatural. Some people like exploring a realm that we just don't know much about. Lucky for you, any of these reasons will suffice as we take a look at some of the best horrors with hauntings.

With streaming services such as Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Paramount+, we have an endless catalog of haunting movies right at our fingertips.. If you need to renew any of your subscriptions, now would be a good time!

25. Mama (2013)

After two sisters are found in an abandoned cabin in the woods, their uncle invites them to live with him. While helping them adjust, he learns that a jealous presence has followed the girls into his home.

24. It Follows (2015)

After hooking up with her boyfriend, a young woman learns that a lethal, sexually-transmitted curse was passed to her. The only way to rid herself of the evil hex is to pass it on.


23. The Ritual (2017)

A group of four friends get together for a hiking trip, in a remote part of Sweden, when they realize they are being hunted by an unrelenting and wicked entity.


22. The Curse of La Llorona (2019)

After taking two children into the state's custody following a disturbing welfare check, a social worker is introduced to a curse that targets her own family.


21. As Above, So Below (2014)

An archeologist who is searching for Nicolas Flamel's "Philosopher's Stone" - the key to eternal life - is led to the Catacombs in Paris where she is introduced to the Nine Circles of Hell.

20. The Amityville Horror (2005)

After buying their dream home, a family is taunted by disturbing occurrences when they learn that the previous resident murdered his family there.


19. Sinister (2012)

Trying to cure writer's block, a true-crime author moves his family into a home with a heinous history. After finding unsettling home videos in the attic, he becomes obsessed with uncovering the secrets that lurk around him.


18. The Changeling (1980)

After his wife and daughter are killed in a car accident, a grief-stricken composer relocates to an eerie mansion where he is troubled by unwanted company.


17. Paranormal Activity (2009)

A young couple moves into a residential neighborhood in California where they begin to have unsettling experiences. Looking for answers, they set up a video camera to capture any possible paranormal activity.


16. Ringu (1998)

A journalist and her ex-husband investigate a video-tape that is said to predict the death of anyone who watches it. 


15. The Innkeepers (2012)

Before closing the doors to the public, two employees of The Yankee Pedlar Inn decide to investigate reports of supernatural occurrences.


14. The Wailing (2016)

When a small village is infected by a mysterious disease and a string of deaths, a police officer is led into a horrifying investigation involving an evil spirit.


13. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

After inheriting an unconventional home from his manipulative uncle, a man and his family find themselves trapped inside. Navigating amongst twelve unwelcoming ghosts with traumatic pasts, the family must find a way to escape.


12. The Others (2001) 

Set in 1945, a woman cares for her children while waiting for her husband to return home from the war. Living in isolation, she struggles to lean on her faith as they experience unexplainable phenomena.


11. 1408 (2007)

A cynical author investigates paranormal events with the intention of exposing them as fake. After checking into a haunted hotel, his skepticism is tested when he is forced to spend the night in an endless loop of horror.


10. The Orphanage (2007)

After converting her childhood orphanage into a shelter for sick children, a woman's son goes missing. Devastated and seeking answers, she begins to unravel the disturbing history attached to the orphanage.


9. The Blair Witch Project (1999) 

Three student filmmakers head to the Black Hills Forest in Maryland, with their video cameras, to explore a local urban legend - The Curse of the Blair Witch.


8. Ju On: The Grudge (2003)

A caretaker, who is hired to help an elderly woman, is plagued by the hostile souls that inhabit the home.


7. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) 

Two coroners, a father and son, receive the body of an unidentified woman. As they search for her cause of death, they awaken an unforgiving presence.


6. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, place themselves in harm's way when they travel to England to help a single mother-of-four banish an evil entity from her home.


5. The Conjuring (2013)

Famous paranormal researchers, Ed and Lorraine Warren, use their skills and experience to eradicate hateful spirits that are tormenting a family in Rhode Island.


4. The Exorcist (1973)

When a 12 year-old girl suddenly begins to display abnormal and alarming behaviors, her mother learns that the problem is far more powerful than she originally thought.


3. Hereditary (2018) 

An artist, who is trying to cope with the loss of her mother and her daughter, begins to uncover chilling secrets about her family's cursed bloodline.


2. The Shining (1980) 

During winter, in a remote hotel in Colorado, a man terrorizes his family while being influenced by malevolent forces.


1. The Sixth Sense (1999) 

A juvenile psychologist attempts to help a young boy who is troubled by his supernatural ability to see and speak to dead people.

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