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
137 66
Casper the Friendly Ghost is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

2
80 43
Pac-Man ghost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

3
102 64
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Danny Phantom

4
96 65
Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Beetlejuice

5
81 52
Nearly Headless Nick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter movies

6
97 68
Moaning Myrtle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter series

7
77 50
Slimer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghostbusters

8
69 43
Samara Morgan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Ring

9
67 46
Grady Daughter #1 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Shining

10
58 39
Headless Horseman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

11
62 48
Boo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Super Mario Universe

12
61 49
Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Corpse Bride

13
56 44
Gengar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

14
45 35
Flying Dutchman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

15
58 49
Freddy Krueger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Nightmare on Elm Street

16
40 32
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Apocalypse added

17
45 38
Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

18
34 27
Ghost of Christmas Present is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

19
39 33
Ghost of Christmas Past is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
A Christmas Carol

20
39 34
Kayako Saeki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Grudge

21
64 63
Spike is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Angel

22
43 40
Dr. Malcolm Crowe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Sixth Sense

23
34 36
Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghost Rider

24
28 29
Napstablook is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Officialev0lv added Napstablook Undertale

25
31 33
The Bloody Baron is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Harry Potter series

26
17 18
Toshio is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ms.green added

27
32 44
Sam Wheat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Ghost

28
10 17
jasper the ghost is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
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29
12 20
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 38
Skulker is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Reign Storm, The Ultimate Enemy

31
8 19
The Doctor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
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32
16 32
Spectre is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
DC Universe

33
7 20
Terminator 3: Rise of the Mach... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time

34
16 35
Black Widow (Claire Voyant) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Marvel Universe

35
17 37
Ben Harmon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
American Horror Story: Murder House

36
12 35
Shoeless Joe Jackson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Field of Dreams

37
11 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
8 30
Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Nightmare Marvel Comics

40
12 40
Colonel H. Stinkmeaner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
The Boondocks

41
5 25
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
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42
7 38
LeChuck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
Monkey Island

43
1 20
Léon: The Professional is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Ghost Characters of All Time
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