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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.

list ordered by
1
Casper the Friendly Ghost is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
2
Pac-Man ghost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
3
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Danny Phantom
4
Nearly Headless Nick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter movies
5
Slimer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghostbusters
6
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Beetlejuice
7
Samara Morgan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Ring
8
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
9
Moaning Myrtle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter series
10
Headless Horseman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
11
Boo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Super Mario Universe
12
Grady Daughter #1 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Shining
13
Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Corpse Bride
14
Flying Dutchman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
15
Ghost of Christmas Present is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol
16
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol
17
Ghost of Christmas Past is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol
18
Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Nightmare on Elm Street
19
Napstablook is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Officialev0lv added Napstablook Undertale
20
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Apocalypse added
21
Kayako Saeki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Grudge
22
Dr. Malcolm Crowe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Sixth Sense
23
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghost Rider
24
Toshio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ms.green added
25
Spike is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Angel