There are so many movies I could put on this list, but my priority was getting quality made ones that cover a wide range of "types" within the genre, from humor to romantic, terrifying to realistic.
*Descriptions from IMDB, my go-to movie-info fav.*
The Haunting (1963)
A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.
After an accident leaves a young man dead, his spirit stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger, with the help of a reluctant psychic.
Ghost Story (1981)
Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.
The Shining (1980)
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Sixth Sense (1999)
A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.
Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.
The Changeling (1980)
A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
The Legend of Hell House
Stir of Echoes
House on Haunted Hill