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Film The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title  

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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
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
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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The Canterville Ghost is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samu... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost World is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost Breakers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Blackbeard's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Canterville Ghost is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Patrick Stewart, Neve Campbell, Leslie Phillips The Canterville Ghost is a 1996 family film directed by Sydney Macartney. The mystery, romance, and adventure stars Patrick Stewart and Neve Campbell; it is based on an 1887 Oscar Wilde short ...more

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The Ghost and the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Dick Sargent The Ghost and Mr. Chicken is a 1966 American comedy-drama film starring Don Knotts as Luther Heggs, a newspaper typesetter who spends a night in a haunted house, which is located in the ...more

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Hold That Ghost is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost Goes West is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Robert Donat, Eugene Pallette, Jean Parker The Ghost Goes West is a British romantic comedy/fantasy film starring Robert Donat, Jean Parker, and Eugene Pallette, and directed by René Clair, his first English-language film. The ...more

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Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengean... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Mission: Impossible – Ghost Pr... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Tom Cruise, Paula Patton, Jeremy Renner Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film directed by Brad Bird, and the fourth film in the Mission: Impossible series. The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in ...more

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The Ghost in the Invisible Bik... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Boris Karloff, Nancy Sinatra, Basil Rathbone The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini is the seventh of the American International Pictures beach party films and was released in 1966. The entire film takes place in and around a haunted house with ...more

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Ghost Ship is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 Cat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ellen Page, Shirley Knight, Michael Ontkean Ghost Cat, also released as Mrs. Ashboro's Cat or The Cat That Came Back, is a 2003 Animal Planet television film starring Ellen Page and Nigel Bennett. It was directed by Don McBrearty and ...more

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Gildersleeve's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Rider is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 Ship is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 in the Shell 2: Innocenc... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost Writer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Invisible Ghost is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Headless Ghost is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost Train is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Story is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ju-on: White Ghost is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Son is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Mummy's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost of St. Michael's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Talker's Daydream is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Shark 2: Urban Jaws is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost from the Machine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost in the Machine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Death of a Ghost Hunter is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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The Ghost City is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 Team One is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 Machine is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Adventures is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ghost Adventures is a 2004 Documentary film directed by Zak Bagans and Nick Groff.

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Streets of Ghost Town is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Station is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Apichart Choosakul, Adirek Wattaleela, Achita Sikamana Ghost Station is a 2007 Thai comedy-horror film directed by Yuthlert Sippapak as a spoof of Brokeback Mountain.

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Raiders of Ghost City is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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 Mother is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Pachrapa Chaichua, Kowit Watthanakul, Focus Jeerakul Ghost Mother is a 2007 Thai horror film written and directed by Theeratorn Siriphunvaraporn.

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The Ghost Galleon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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

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Ghost in the Shell: Solid Stat... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
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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Ghost Delivery is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Movies With Ghost in the Title
Ananda Everingham, Carla Porter, Joey Bazoo Ghost Delivery is a 2003 thriller, fantasy, supernatural film directed by Moei Thaisong.