The scariest ghost movies online and the scariest horror stories to watch. These films are about haunted houses, true ghost stories, supernatural events, ghost hunters and paranormal encounters. The picture below is from the movie Ghost Story.
2. The Blair Witch Project
Three young people make a documentary about a witch who is rumored to haunt a forest in rural Maryland. The movie is mostly improvised which makes the acting very real and terrifyingly believeable.
3. The Innkeepers
This Spanish language film follows an adopted woman who returns to live in the orphanage where she grew up. She begins to suspect that the orphanage is haunted and her fears are confirmed when her son goes missing. This is an emotional and gut-wrenching movie that will have you on the edge of your seat. Best bit: The ghostly little boy with the sack over his head.
Based on a Stephen King short story, this movie concerns an infamous haunted hotel room. John Cusak is a horror author who decides to spend the night in the hotel room to determine whether or not it is truly haunted.
6. The Conjuring
The Woman in Black is a truly haunting and hypnotic ghost story that earns its chills through artful old-school atmospherics. Daniel Radcliffe plays a young man whose wife has died, leaving him with a 4-year old son to take care of. He is given the job of selling a large, isolated manor that is haunted by a mysterious woman dressed in black.
8. Session 9
A group of workmen are tasked with cleaning up asbestos in an abandoned mental hospital. Strange things begin to happen and gradually, they come to believe that the building is hanted by an evil and malevolent force. Best bit: When one of the workers listens to old audio tapes of psychiatric “sessions” with the former mental patients.
9. The Sixth Sense
Bruce Willis plays a child psychologist that tries to help a little boy who claims he sees dead people. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, this movie has a classic twist that will totally shock you if you haven’t seen it before.
11. A Haunting in Connecticut
12. Burnt Offerings
13. An American Haunting
14. The Fog
15. The Devil’s Backbone
16. Ghost Story
17. Rose Red
19. The Frighteners
20. The Lady In White