The 25 Best Ghost Movies of All Time, Ranked Good To Best

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Here are the top 25 best ghost movies of all time

Ghosts are the classic monster. The often unseen force is a hallmark of myths, legends, and things that go bump in the night in almost every culture. The lack of control the living have over the supernatural make ghosts, poltergeists, and otherworldly beings the perfect horror movie villain. Here are the top 25 ghost movies of all time.

25. 1408 

A creepy Stephen King short story about a skeptical author of supernatural phenomena was a breakout hit in 2007. John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson star in this haunted hotel feature. Directed by Mikael Håfström.

24. It Follows

The 2014 indie David Robert Mitchell flick about a girl terrorized by an unseen supernatural force after a sexual encounter has reached millennial cult status in the past four years. Clearly a metaphor for hook-up culture, It Follows is full of hip, creepy imagery.

23. Oculus

Horror genius Mike Flanagan (Absentia, Hush, and Gerald's Game) tells the story of a haunted antique mirror and the curse it holds over a family. Oculus takes an everyday object and turns it into a total nightmare.

22. Drag Me To Hell

Sam Raimi of Evil Dead fame gets back to his supernatural horror roots 2009's Drag Me To Hell. When a loan officer rejects a woman's request to extend her mortgage, she becomes the victim of a supernatural curse in this horror metaphor for the 2008 recession and housing market collapse.

21. Shutter (2004)


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