Graveyard Shift The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts  

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List Rules Vote up the most hilarious comedies about the ghosts and paranormal activity.

There's a fine line between terror and comedy when it comes to the funniest ghost movies. The top comedies about ghosts feature hapless mortals battling against spooky - and often silly - spirits. This is a list of the greatest funny movies about ghosts including everything from Scooby Doo to Ghost Dad to The Haunted Mansion.

What films will you find on this list of ghost comedy movies? Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis wrote and starred in Ghostbusters, which brought together a talented cast including Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson and more. The classic comedy follows a group of parapsychologists ridding New York City of its problematic paranormal activity. The 2016 remake, starring Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Melissa McCarthy, and Kate McKinnon, is also a hilarious movie about ghosts. Tim Burton perfectly balanced humor and horror with his 1988 film Beetlejuice. Other good ghost movies featured on this list include A Haunted House, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, and The Time of Their Lives.

Do you have a favorite funny ghost film? Vote the best movies up to the top of this list and share some of your favorite scenes in the comments section.

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Beetlejuice Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Geena Davis

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghostbusters Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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Scrooged is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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The Frighteners is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
The Frighteners Michael J. Fox, Peter Jackson, R. Lee Ermey

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Casper is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Casper Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood, Christina Ricci

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A Haunted House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
A Haunted House Marlon Wayans, Nick Swardson, David Koechner

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Ghostbusters II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghostbusters II Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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High Spirits is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
High Spirits Liam Neeson, Jennifer Tilly, Peter O'Toole

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The Haunted Mansion is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
The Haunted Mansion Eddie Murphy, Jennifer Tilly, Terence Stamp

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Scary Movie 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Scary Movie 2 Anna Faris, Tim Curry, James Woods

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Heart and Souls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Heart and Souls Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kyra Sedgwick

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Haunted Honeymoon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Haunted Honeymoon Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise

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Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghost Town Kristen Wiig, Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni

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Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Scooby-Doo Pamela Anderson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Isla Fisher

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Over Her Dead Body is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Over Her Dead Body Eva Longoria, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd

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Spooks Run Wild is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Spooks Run Wild Bela Lugosi, Huntz Hall, Leo Gorcey

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Housebound is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Housebound Ian Mune, Bruce Hopkins, Morgana O'Reilly

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
The Ghost and Mr. Chicken Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Dick Sargent

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Topper Returns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Topper Returns Joan Blondell, Carole Landis, Roland Young

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Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghostbusters Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon

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The Time of Their Lives is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
The Time of Their Lives Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Gale Sondergaard

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Scared Stiff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Scared Stiff Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Carmen Miranda

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Ghost Dad is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghost Dad Bill Cosby, Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Brandis

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Ghost Team One is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
abyx added Ghost Team One Fernanda Romero, James Babson, Meghan Falcone

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Blackbeard's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Blackbeard's Ghost Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette

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Ghost Team is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Comedy Movies About Ghosts
Ghost Team Jon Heder, David Krumholtz, Justin Long