Most Popular Poltergeist Movies and TV Shows
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1. Ghostbusters (2016)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Votes: 189,297 | Gross: $128.34M
4. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Votes: 178,247 | Gross: $42.10M
5. Ghost Stories (I) (2017)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror
Skeptical professor Phillip Goodman embarks on a trip to the terrifying after being given a file with details of three unexplained cases of apparitions.
Votes: 24,632 | Gross: $0.14M
6. The Frighteners (1996)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
After a tragic car accident that kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Votes: 77,372 | Gross: $16.76M
7. 1408 (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A man who specialises in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Votes: 243,151 | Gross: $71.99M
8. The Haunting (1999)
PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.
Votes: 67,360 | Gross: $91.41M
9. What Lies Beneath (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind.
Votes: 111,141 | Gross: $155.46M
10. Personal Shopper (2016)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.
Votes: 31,476 | Gross: $1.31M
11. Poltergeist (2015)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
A family whose suburban home is haunted by evil forces must come together to rescue their youngest daughter after the apparitions take her captive.
Votes: 52,010 | Gross: $47.43M
12. Odd Thomas (2013)
97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
14. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Votes: 50,849 | Gross: $40.85M
18. The Haunting (1963)
G | 112 min | Horror
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
Votes: 31,662 | Gross: $2.62M
19. Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Votes: 58,874 | Gross: $53.92M
20. Under the Shadow (2016)
PG-13 | 84 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
Votes: 19,189 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
R | 104 min | Horror
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be satanic, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.
Votes: 9,279 | Gross: $12.53M
23. The Quiet Ones (2014)
PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A university professor and a team of students conduct an experiment on a young woman, uncovering terrifyingly dark, unexpected forces in the process.
Votes: 18,093 | Gross: $8.50M
24. The Legend of Hell House (1973)
PG | 95 min | Horror
Physicist Lionel Barrett and his wife lead a team of mediums into the Belasco House, which is supposedly haunted by the victims of its late owner, a six-foot-five serial killer.
25. Beyond: Two Souls (2013 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
Live the life of Jodie Holmes, a young woman who possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to a mysterious invisible entity.
26. American Poltergeist (2015)
78 min | Horror, Thriller
Horrific visions torment Taryn when she, her brother and college pals move into an infamous old house. Then, her bloody hallucinations become all too real.
27. An American Haunting (2005)
PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, History, Horror
Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.
Votes: 23,867 | Gross: $16.30M
28. Poltergeist III (1988)
PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.
Votes: 15,713 | Gross: $14.11M
29. Poltergeist: The Legacy (1996–1999)
Unrated | 60 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
"The Legacy" is a secret society that began many centuries ago to accumulate knowledge and artifacts to help fight against the evil in the world. This particular Legacy team is set in San ... See full summary »
30. The Gravedancers (2006)
R | 95 min | Horror
After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist.
31. Hunt for the Skinwalker (2018)
Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary
Hunt For The Skinwalker is a documentary about the most intensive scientific study of a UFO and paranormal hotspot in human history.
33. Bloody New Year (1987)
R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Five shipwrecked English teenagers take refuge in an island hotel that is decorated for New Years. The problem is, it's early summer, and soon enough, even the walls themselves are striking out against them...
34. Killer Party (1986)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror
In order to join a sorority, three friends go to a hazing party in an old house where a sadistic bloodthirsty demonic spirit is lying in wait.
Votes: 1,521 | Gross: $0.68M
35. At the Devil's Door (VI) (2014)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror
A real-estate agent finds herself caught up in something sinister when she has to sell a house with a dark past and meets the troubled teen who used to live there.
39. The Poltergeist of Borley Forest (2013)
Not Rated | 102 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After visiting a supposedly haunted forest, a teen girl comes to believe that a violent poltergeist followed her home and is stalking her.
40. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999 TV Movie)
105 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, ... See full summary »
41. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980 TV Movie)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Angered that Katrina has grown fond of schoolmaster Crane, Brom Bones determines to scare off the interloper by filling his head with spooky tales of a Headless Horseman. Crane disparages ... See full summary »
42. The Faith of Anna Waters (I) (2016)
TV-MA | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When young and successful reporter Jamie finds out that her sister has died in mysterious circumstances, she travels to Singapore to uncover the truth. There, she discovers multiple deaths ... See full summary »
43. Possessed (2000 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 107 min | Horror, Drama
An eleven-year-old boy starts throwing temper tantrums, vomiting on, and attacking people, and swearing uncontrollably. Furniture begins to move on its own when he is around, and he doesn't... See full summary »
44. Wârudo apâtomento horâ (1991)
97 min | Comedy, Horror
A Yakuza underling is given the assignment to rid an apartment of its tenants within a week. He tries a variety of desperate tactics to no avail. Soon his problems get worse as an evil ... See full summary »
45. Project Aether (2011)
An American Writer's family ties relate back to a late 1950's experiment resulting in a high level haunting of a old wooded house they move into on the banks of a lazy bayou. A government ... See full summary »
46. Fertile Ground (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror
Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home.
47. Scariest Places on Earth (2000– )
TV-PG | Horror, Mystery, Reality-TV
Host Linda Blair and narrator Zelda Rubinstien explore some of the most reputedly haunted locations in the world, providing history, live camera investigation, and interviews with individuals who have experienced phenomena.
48. House of the Damned (1996)
R | 83 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Will and Maura, despite their marital problems, decide to come to Ireland and live on Maura's ancestral estate, bringing with them their daughter Aubrey. But soon weird happenings around ... See full summary »
49. The Shades (2020)
Two U.S. ecologists travel to a remote town in South America to investigate what appears to be unnatural decay of the environment. They soon discover the cause is a horrific curse that's been haunting the lands for centuries.
50. Monster High: Haunted (2015 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Family
When Spectra Vondergeist goes back to her old ghost school to find out why Monster High is being haunted, the other ghouls use Boogey Sand to transform into ghosts so they can follow her. ... See full summary »