18 best series about ghosts and ghosts

In ancient times, people believed that a person who did not have time to complete important earthly affairs, after death, would become a restless soul and would frighten the living with knocks, groans, ringing of chains, or even something worse. However, even now many are convinced that ghosts can be found in old houses. Whether spirits exist or not is a debatable question, but the most interesting and safest way to meet the inhabitants of another world is to watch excellent series about ghosts from our selection.

Ghosts (2021 – 2022)

The American novelty of cinema is an adaptation of the hilarious British sitcom , where the ghostly mysticism is presented with sophisticated humor. A young couple inherits a picturesque country estate and comes to inspect their new property. The ancient building, which hides many ancient secrets, is inhabited by many otherworldly inhabitants – from quite harmless to causing a lot of problems.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:  
Ghosts

Genre:  
Fantasy, Comedy

Actors:  
Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones …

Country:  
UK, USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 7.6

Age Limits
16+


Surreal Real Estate (2021)

A new foreign series about spirits and ghosts offers a look at a hackneyed topic from an unusual angle. A team of paranormal experts decide to prove themselves in the real estate business . After all, there are many expensive objects on the real estate market that scare away buyers with terrible events from the distant past and supernatural entities.

Original title:
SurrealEstate

Genre:
Fiction, fantasy, thriller

Actors:
Tim Rozon, Sarah Levy, Adam Corson …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.0, IMDb – 7.2


Julie and the Ghosts (2020)

An excellent musical comedy for young people , where jokes, songs and high feelings are harmoniously woven. A teenage girl , grieving the death of her mother, meets the spirits of deceased pop idols in a vinyl record store. The otherworldly company decides to create a musical group , and the girl who takes the place of the vocalist becomes a real star. Music lessons help not only to achieve success, but also to find love.

Original title:
Julie and the Phantoms

Genre:
Musical, fantasy, comedy

Actors:
Madison Race, Charles Gillespie, Owen Joyner …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 8.5


Ghosts (2019 – 2021)

A comedy series about ghosts will surprise you with a bold combination of a mystical plot with signature British humor. A young married couple inherited an old mansion from an elderly relative, teeming with otherworldly entities. Supernatural inhabitants who died in different eras constantly quarrel with each other and do not support the decision of the new owners to convert the building into a hotel .

Original title:  
Ghosts

Genre:  
Fantasy, comedy

Actors:  
Lolly Adefope, Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby …

Country:  
United Kingdom

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 8.3


Mediator (2019)

The young woman has a unique ability to communicate with the dead, but considers her gift a real curse, because the restless souls require help in unfinished business. An old childhood friend who works in the police , offers to use the phenomenal capabilities of the lady to investigate the most intricate crimes . Overcoming the reluctance and resistance of internal demons , the woman gives her consent …

Original title:
The InBetween

Genre:
Fiction, fantasy, drama

Actors:
Harriet Dyer, Justin Cornwell, Cindy Luna …

Country:
USA, UK

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 7.1

Age restrictions:
16+


Paranormal Wellington (2018 – 2021)

The highly rated comedy mystery ghost series is a spin-off of the acclaimed mockumentary Real Ghouls and masterfully parodies the cliches of horror movies. In a quiet and calm New Zealand, mysterious incidents have been noted, which is why a department for the investigation of anomalous phenomena has been created in the local police. And the employees of the new special unit were not the smartest cops.

Original title:  
Wellington Paranormal

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, comedy

Actors:  
Mike Minogue, Karen O’Leary, Maaka Pohatu…

Country:  
New Zealand

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.1, IMDb – 7.6

Age restrictions:  
16+


The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

The atmospheric horror is based on the famous novel of the same name by Shirley Jackson, but rethinks the plot quite freely. The family, having inherited an ancient mansion, encounters the ghosts living there, which leads to a real tragedy. Many years after the terrible events, relatives will again gather together in the old building to try to comprehend the essence of what happened.

Original title:  
The Haunting of Hill House

Genre:
Drama, horror

Actors:  
Michiel Houseman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas …

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 8.0, IMDb – 8.6


Living and Dead (2016)

The list of the best series about ghosts continues with an exciting story full of supernatural horrors and fiery love. A married couple, having inherited a farm, decides to move there and start a new life. These places have been infamous since time immemorial. Spouses, faced with people from another world, have to fight for their property and their love.

Original title:
The Living and the Dead

Genre:
Horror, thriller, drama

Actors:
Colin Morgan, Charlotte Spencer, Malcolm Storri …

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.4


Ghosts of Enfield (2015)

The mystical television series with detective elements is based on the true story of a girl who claimed to have been persecuted by a poltergeist in the late 70s of the last century. An ominous ghost haunts an 11-year-old baby, but the parents do not believe the stories of the child. A researcher of anomalous phenomena comes to the rescue , whose daughter recently died under mysterious circumstances.

Original title:
The Enfield Haunting

Genre:
Detective, horror

Actors:
Timothy Spall, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Juliet Stevenson …

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.4, IMDb – 7.1


Idler (2014 – 2016)

A funny series tells about the incredible adventures of a lazy goner with the gift of a medium. With the help of his drug dealer friend , the guy helps the spirits of dead people settle unfinished earthly affairs and constantly gets into ridiculous situations. In between work with restless souls, a lazy psychic tries to pick up a charming but impregnable beauty.

Original title:
Deadbeat

Genre:
Comedy, fantasy

Actors:
Tyler Labine, Lucy DeVito, Brandon T. Jackson …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 7.4

Age restrictions:
18+


Light and Shadow (2013)

Spectacular detective drama will please the audience with a non-trivial plot and a bewitching ghostly atmosphere. Once on a secluded English farm, a terrible fateful event occurred. Decades later, one of the eyewitnesses returns to familiar places, but after a catastrophic incident, a ghost settled in the house, constantly reminding the residents of what happened.

Original title:
Lightfields

Genre:
Drama, Detective

Actors:
Dakota Blue Richards, Alexander Aze, Michael Byrne…

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.1


Crickley Hall Mystery (2012)

An interesting foreign series about ghosts in the house contains a lot of frightening moments and unexpected plot twists. A married couple with two daughters, after the mysterious disappearance of their son, decides to change their place of residence to make it easier to cope with grief. In their new home, the family encounters poltergeist activity. Inconsolable mother among the hubbub of otherworldly voices manages to hear the call of the missing child.

Original title:  
The Secret of Crickley Hall

Genre:
Horror, drama, detective

Actors:  
Suranna Jones, Tom Ellis, Douglas Henshall …

Country:  
United Kingdom

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.9

Age restrictions:  
16+


Bedlam (2011 – 2013)

An elite apartment complex has been built on the site of a former asylum for the mentally ill. However, a quiet life in prestigious housing is not expected – those who want to settle there are haunted by embittered ghosts. A unique person, able not only to feel the presence of spirits, but also to see the circumstances of their death, undertakes to unravel the tangle of otherworldly secrets.

Original title:
Bedlam

Genre:
Horror, drama, detective

Actors:
Hugo Speer, Charlotte Salt, Lacey Turner …

Country:
United Kingdom

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.8, IMDb – 6.6

Age limit:
16+


Ghosts (2011)

The main characters of the British youth horror film – the two most ordinary teenagers – are not popular at school . However, problems with classmates will seem like sheer nonsense when one of the guys shows up with a talent to communicate with ghosts. The abilities of the young man will be interested in both eccentric fanatics and otherworldly entities themselves, eager to break into the real world.

Original title:  
The Fades

Genre:  
Horror, fantasy, detective

Actors:  
Ian de Caestecker, Natalie Dormer, Tom Ellis…

Country:  
United Kingdom

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.7

Age restrictions:  
16+


Outskirts House (2011)

British series about haunted houses, designed in the genre of mystical detective. Three families at different times lived in the same mansion. The first had a terrible tragedy that claimed the life of a little girl. The ghostly echo of the terrible event reaches the people who settled here later. The voice from the next world makes you look at the events of the past.

Original title:  
Marchlands

Genre:
Drama, detective

Actors:  
Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn …

Country:  
United Kingdom

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.0, IMDb – 7.4

Age restrictions:  
16+


American Horror Story (2011 – 2022)

The popular television series , which absorbed the main fears of our time, deservedly received a high rating, as well as rave reviews from both viewers and critics. Each of the nine seasons is a complete story (and sometimes more than one!). The first of the nine released seasons beats the classic plot of a haunted house, and in subsequent ones, otherworldly entities are operating in a luxury hotel, an abandoned camp, and even a nuclear bunker .

Original title:  
American Horror Story

Genre:
Horror, thriller, drama

Actors:  
Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Denis O’Hare…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.9, IMDb – 8.0

Age restrictions:  
18+


Supernatural (2005 – 2020)

The cult urban fantasy television series ran for fifteen seasons. Hunters for evil spirits, the Winchester brothers, travel around the country in a black retro car and fight against the creatures of evil. Folklore and urban legends turn out to be not fiction at all – demons, spirits and other paranormal creatures actually exist and want to harm people. Closer to the finale, the heroes even have to meet with Lucifer and God himself .

Original title:  
Supernatural

Genre:  
Fantasy, horror, thriller, drama, detective

Actors:  
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins…

Country:  
USA, Canada

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 8.2, IMDb – 8.4

Age restrictions:  
16+


Ghost Whisperer (2005 – 2010)

The owner of an antique shop has the gift passed down from generation to generation to mediate between the living and the dead. The woman helps lost souls solve their last problems and find peace, and also advises the police in the most hopeless investigations. However, not all inhabitants of the other world are ready to go to heaven with a clear conscience, some evil shadows are aggressive towards people.

Original title:  
Ghost Whisperer

Genre:  
Fantasy, drama

Actors:  
Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Menheim …

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.3, IMDb – 6.4

Age restrictions:  
12+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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