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Since it's such a common word, it's not surprising there are many movies with ghost in the name. This list ranks the best movies with ghost in the title, regardless of what genre it is. Do you have a favorite movie with ghost in the name? This isn't a common way to categorize films, but that's part of the fun. There are probably one or two movies with ghost in the title that you instantly think of, but you might be surprised how many others there are as you scroll through this list.

This ranked poll of films with ghost in the title includes movies like Ghost, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and Ghost Rider. Don't forget that this list is interactive, meaning you can vote the film names up or down depending on much you liked each movie that has the word ghost in it.

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The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir Natalie Wood, Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison The Ghost and Mrs. Muir is a romantic fantasy film starring Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison. It is based on a 1945 novel written by Josephine Leslie under the pseudonym of R. A. Dick. In 1945, ...more

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Ghost in the Shell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost in the Shell Maaya Sakamoto, Akio Ōtsuka, Kōichi Yamadera Ghost in the Shell is a 1995 anime science fiction film based on manga of the same title by Masamune Shirow. The film was written by Kazunori Itō, directed by Mamoru Oshii, animated by ...more

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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost World Scarlett Johansson, Steve Buscemi, Teri Garr Ghost World is a 2001 American comedy-drama film directed by Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book of the same name by Daniel Clowes, with a screenplay cowritten by Daniel Clowes and Terry ...more

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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, Victor Argo Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai is a 1999 American crime action film written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Forest Whitaker stars as the title character, the mysterious "Ghost Dog", a ...more

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The Canterville Ghost is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Canterville Ghost Charles Laughton, Margaret O'Brien, Robert Young The Canterville Ghost is a 1944 fantasy/comedy film directed by Jules Dassin, loosely based on the short story of the same title by Oscar Wilde. It starred Charles Laughton as a ghost doomed to ...more

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The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost and the Darkness Val Kilmer, Michael Douglas, Emily Mortimer The Ghost and the Darkness is a 1996 historical adventure film starring Val Kilmer and Michael Douglas set in Africa at the end of the 19th century. It was directed by Stephen Hopkins and the ...more

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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Rider Nicolas Cage, Eva Mendes, Rebel Wilson Ghost Rider is a 2007 American supernatural superhero film written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson. Based on the character of the same name which appeared in Marvel Comics, the character's ...more

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengean... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is a 2011 American superhero film directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. As Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) hides out in ...more

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Invisible Ghost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Invisible Ghost Bela Lugosi, Clarence Muse, Betty Compson Invisible Ghost is a horror film starring Bela Lugosi, shot in black and white, and directed by Joseph H. Lewis.

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Blackbeard's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Blackbeard's Ghost Suzanne Pleshette, Peter Ustinov, Elsa Lanchester Blackbeard's Ghost is a 1968 live-action fantasy comedy Disney film starring Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, and Suzanne Pleshette, directed by Robert Stevenson. It is based upon the novel of the ...more

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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film. It is the fourth installment in the Mission: Impossible series, and director Brad Bird's first live-action film. It stars ...more

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Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Ship Julianna Margulies, Emily Browning, Karl Urban Ghost Ship is a 2002 American-Australian horror film directed by Steve Beck. The film was shot in Queensland, Australia and Vancouver, Canada. It stars an ensemble cast featuring Gabriel Byrne, ...more

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, and Whoopi Goldberg. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry ...more

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The Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost Train Raymond Huntley, Kathleen Harrison, Arthur Askey The Ghost Train is a 1941 English mystery thriller film directed by Walter Forde based on the 1923 play of the same name written by Arnold Ridley.

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The Ghost Writer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost Writer Pierce Brosnan, Ewan McGregor, Kim Cattrall The Ghost Writer is 2010 thriller film written by Robert Harris and Roman Polanski and directed by Roman Polanski.

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Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Town Kristen Wiig, Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni Ghost Town is a 2008 American supernatural comedy-drama film directed by David Koepp, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Kamps. It stars English comedian Ricky Gervais in his first ...more

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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocenc... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Naoto Takenaka, Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, known simply as Innocence in Japan, is a 2004 anime/computer-animated sci-fi sequel to the 1995 film Ghost in the Shell. Released in Japan on March 6, 2004, and ...more

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The Headless Ghost is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Headless Ghost Clive Revill, Jack Allen, Carl Bernard The Headless Ghost is an 1959 British comedy horror film directed by Peter Graham Scott.

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Sodoma's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Sodoma's Ghost Domiziano Arcangeli, Al Cliver, Jessica Moore Sodoma's Ghost also known as The Ghosts of Sodom or Il Fantasma di Sodoma is a 1988 Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci.

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Gordon of Ghost City is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Gordon of Ghost City Buck Jones, Tom Ricketts, Madge Bellamy Gordon of Ghost City is a Universal movie serial based on the novel Oh, Promise Me! by Peter B. Kyne.

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Ghost Dad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Dad Bill Cosby, Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Brandis Ghost Dad is a 1990 American fantasy comedy film directed by Sidney Poitier and starring Bill Cosby, in which a widower's spirit is able to communicate with his children after his death. It was ...more

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Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Story Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Ghost Story is a 1981 American horror film directed by John Irvin and based on the 1979 book of the same name by Peter Straub. It stars Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., John ...more

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Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws Campbell Cooley, Alan Bagh, Juliette Danielle Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws is an upcoming New Zealand film directed by Andrew Todd & Johnny Hall. It was shot on a Canon 550D in Auckland, New Zealand, with additional shooting taking place ...more

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The Ghost of Frankenstein is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost of Frankenstein Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr. The Ghost of Frankenstein, is an American monster horror film released in 1942. The movie is the fourth in a series of films produced by Universal Studios based upon characters in Mary Shelley's ...more

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The Mummy's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Mummy's Ghost Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine The Mummy's Ghost is the 1944 Universal Pictures sequel to The Mummy's Tomb. Lon Chaney, Jr. again takes on the role of Kharis the mummy.

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Ghost Talker's Daydream is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Talker's Daydream Yukari Tamura, Akemi Okamura, Tomokazu Sugita Ghost Talker's Daydream, known in Japan as Vulgar Ghost Daydream, is a shōnen manga written by Saki Okuse and illustrated by Sankichi Meguro, set in modern Japan. There are 10 volumes in total, ...more

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Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Gh... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost Tim Curry, Frank Welker, Jane Wiedlin Scooby-Doo and the Witch's Ghost is the second in a series of direct-to-video animated films based upon Hanna-Barbera's Scooby-Doo Saturday morning cartoons. It was released on October 5, 1999, ...more

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Ju-on: White Ghost is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ju-on: White Ghost Akina Minami, Mihiro, Hiroki Suzuki Ju-on: White Ghost is a 2009 Japanese horror film produced in honour of the tenth anniversary of the Ju-on series, marking the fifth installment in the franchise. Like all films in the series, ...more

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The Ghost of St. Michael's is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost of St. Michael's Charles Hawtrey, John Laurie, Raymond Huntley The Ghost of St. Michael’s is a 1941 British comedy-thriller film, produced by Ealing Studios.

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The Ghost City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost City Margaret Morris, Pete Morrison The Ghost City is a 1923 American Western film serial directed by Jay Marchant. It is considered to be a lost film.

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Ghost Son is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Son Laura Harring, Pete Postlethwaite, John Hannah A young newlywed finds herself alone on a remote ranch in South Africa after the sudden death of her husband. His ghostly apparition pays her a nocturnal visit, resulting in an infant son whom ...more

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Ghost in the Machine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost in the Machine Karen Allen, Jessica Walter, Chris Ellis Ghost in the Machine is a 1993 science fiction film directed by Rachel Talalay and released by 20th Century Fox.

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Hold That Ghost is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Hold That Ghost Lou Costello, Bud Abbott, Shemp Howard Hold That Ghost is a 1941 comedy horror film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello and featuring Joan Davis, Evelyn Ankers, and Richard Carlson. On August 1, 1941, Abbott and Costello ...more

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Ghost from the Machine is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost from the Machine Matthew Feeney, Sasha Andreev, Emily Fradenburgh A young man named Cody plunges himself into the murky science of the supernatural, inventing a machine he intends to be a conduit to the other side. In his pursuit to build the device he ...more

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Death of a Ghost Hunter is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Death of a Ghost Hunter Patti Tindall, William McMinn, Davina Joy Twenty years after minister Joseph Masterson and his family were slaughtered inside their home, noted ghost hunter Carter Simms (Patti Tindall) is offered $5,000 to investigate the residual ...more

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A Chinese Ghost Story II is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
A Chinese Ghost Story II Leslie Cheung, Michelle Reis, Jacky Cheung Hok-yau A Chinese Ghost Story II is a 1990 Hong Kong romantic comedy-horror film directed by Ching Siu-tung and produced by Tsui Hark. It is the sequel to A Chinese Ghost Story and is followed by A ...more

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Ghost Machine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Machine Rachael Taylor, Josh Dallas, Sean Faris Ghost Machine is a British science fiction film, directed by Chris Hartwill and based on a screenplay by writer Sven Hughes and Malachi Smyth. It stars Rachael Taylor, Sean Faris and Luke Ford.

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The Ghost of Flight 401 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost of Flight 401 Ernest Borgnine The Ghost of Flight 401 is a 1978 film directed by Steven Hilliard Stern.

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Ghost Team One is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Team One Fernanda Romero, James Babson, Meghan Falcone Ghost Team One is a 2013 horror comedy film written by Andrew Knauer and Arthur Pielli and directed by Ben Peyser and Scott Rutherford.

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Ghost Mother is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Mother Pachrapa Chaichua, Kowit Watthanakul, Focus Jeerakul Ghost Mother is a 2007 Thai horror film written and directed by Theeratorn Siriphunvaraporn.

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Pay the Ghost is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Pay the Ghost Nicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres Pay the Ghost is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Uli Edel. A professor (Nicolas Cage) frantically searches for his son who was abducted during a Halloween parade.

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Streets of Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Streets of Ghost Town Smiley Burnette, George Chesebro, Charles Starrett Streets of Ghost Town is a film directed by Ray Nazarro released on August 3, 1950.

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Gildersleeve's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Gildersleeve's Ghost Harold Peary, Lillian Randolph, Frank Reicher Gildersleeve's Ghost is a 1944 comedy fantasy sci-fi horror film written by Robert E. Kent and directed by Gordon Douglas.

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Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Ship Hazel Court, Dermot Walsh, Hugh Burden Ghost Ship is a 1952 British thriller film directed by Vernon Sewell and written by Vernon Sewell and Philip Thornton. Despite the same titles, the 2002 film of the same title is not considered ...more

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Ghost in the Noonday Sun is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost in the Noonday Sun Peter Sellers, Peter Boyle, Spike Milligan Ghost in the Noonday Sun is a 1973 British comedy film, directed by Peter Medak, starring Peter Sellers, Anthony Franciosa and Spike Milligan. The script was written by Evan Jones and Ernest ...more

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A Chinese Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
A Chinese Ghost Story Leslie Cheung, Wong Jing, Siu-Ming Lau A Chinese Ghost Story is a 1987 Hong Kong romantic comedy horror film starring Leslie Cheung, Joey Wong, and Wu Ma, directed by Ching Siu-tung, and produced by Tsui Hark. The plot was loosely ...more

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Raiders of Ghost City is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Raiders of Ghost City Regis Toomey, Lionel Atwill, Joe Sawyer Raiders of Ghost City is a Universal movie serial set in California during the War Between the States.

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Ghost in the Shell: Solid Stat... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Kōichi Yamadera Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D is a 2011 animated action film written and directed by Kenji Kamiyama.

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The Ghost Breakers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost Breakers Bob Hope, Anthony Quinn, Paulette Goddard The Ghost Breakers 1940 is a comedy film directed by George Marshall and starring Bob Hope and Paulette Goddard. The film was adapted by Walter DeLeon from the play The Ghost Breaker by Paul ...more

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The Ghost Galleon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
The Ghost Galleon Jack Taylor, Manuel de Blas, Maria Perschy The Ghost Galleon is a Spanish horror film written and directed by Amando de Ossorio and starring Jack Taylor. It is also known as Horror of the Zombies, a title frequently found on public ...more