The twin sisters chiming, "Come play with us" over and over in an abandoned hallway is the pinnacle of Stanley Kubrick's 1980 scare-fest.
The ratty haired, pale, skittering ghost of slain child Samara that haunts this movie's killer video tape delivers endless chills.
This classic has some killer spooks, but its the clown ghost that pops up and drags a child under his own bed that's the creepiest.
Mischa Barton gets pulses racing as a vomit-covered ghost who pushes her way into Haley Joel Osment's hiding place.
Urban legends, a hook hand, and a swarm of bees, comprise the creepiest character to emerge from Clive Barker's brain.
The entire darn hotel room is so suffused with some possessed spiritual poltergeist that all visitors end up killing themselves.
Think a demonic pig doesn't sound scary? Then you haven't seen the creature who terrorizes the Lutz family in this horror classic.
The leper-ghosts that pop out of the fog grabbing victims in John Carpenter's original are the real deal.
Peter Jackson's horrifying little grim reaper ghost leaps from rooftop to rooftop killing everyone in sight.
You ain't afraid of no ghosts! Except for the spectral schoolmarm who flies right into the screen at the beginning of this 1984 hit.