Graveyard Shift The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time  

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For this poll we've created a list of the greatest ghosts of all time, featuring ghosts you know from movies, television, video games and more. Of course your favorite cartoon ghosts are included, but this list doesn't only feature animated characters that can talk. If your favorite fictional ghost is missing, don't be salty- just add it to the list so that other people can vote for for it too!

Characters here include everything from Sam Wheat to Spike. Who is the number one ghost that people just can't get enough of? Scroll down and find out who the masses voted for.

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1
154 70
Casper the Friendly Ghost is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

2
119 67
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Danny Phantom

3
92 48
Pac-Man ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

4
91 54
Nearly Headless Nick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter movies

5
88 52
Slimer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghostbusters

6
104 70
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Beetlejuice

7
104 71
Moaning Myrtle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter series

8
72 46
Samara Morgan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Ring

9
65 45
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

10
62 43
Headless Horseman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

11
71 52
Grady Daughter #1 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Shining

12
68 50
Boo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Super Mario Universe

13
65 52
Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Corpse Bride

14
60 52
Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Nightmare on Elm Street

15
46 40
Flying Dutchman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

16
42 36
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Apocalypse added

17
35 29
Ghost of Christmas Present is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

18
40 35
Kayako Saeki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Grudge

19
46 42
Dr. Malcolm Crowe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Sixth Sense

20
45 41
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

21
39 35
Ghost of Christmas Past is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

22
34 30
Napstablook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Officialev0lv added Napstablook Undertale

23
64 67
Spike is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Angel

24
38 37
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghost Rider

25
33 36
The Bloody Baron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter series

26
18 21
Toshio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ms.green added

27
33 45
Sam Wheat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghost

28
14 19
jasper the ghost is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
lbehrle added jasper the ghost

jasper

29
14 22
King of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Tom Islava added The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

30
21 40
Skulker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Reign Storm, The Ultimate Enemy

31
19 37
Ben Harmon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
American Horror Story: Murder House

32
16 34
Spectre is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
DC Universe

33
16 36
Black Widow (Claire Voyant) is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Marvel Universe

34
8 23
The Doctor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
lbehrle added The Shakespeare Code, Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death, Doctor Who

35
7 22
Terminator 3: Rise of the Mach... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

36
13 35
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Field of Dreams

37
12 34
Grace Stewart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Others

38
13 39
Kyra Collins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Kyra Collins The Sixth Sense

39
13 41
Colonel H. Stinkmeaner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Boondocks

40
8 31
Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Nightmare Marvel Comics

41
7 29
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

42
8 39
LeChuck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Monkey Island

43
1 23
Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
lbehrle added