Showing best popular movies like Ghost:

Want more independent & international films similar to Ghost?
<< FIND THEM HERE! >>
Ghost (1990)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

Ghost (1990)

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons. (Read More)

Themes:grief, paranoia, corruption, deception, funeral, dance, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Characters:artist
Story:tear on cheek, fake psychic, psychic power, bank account, psychic, manhattan new york city, scratched by a cat, male ghost, premeditated murder, man carrying woman in arms, reference to jimmy hoffa, passing through a wall, couple talking in bed, magical negro stereotype, kicking a can, man shouting, able to hear the dead, film blanc, frantic, mugged

Sleeping With The Enemy (1991)
Drama, Thriller

Sleeping With The Enemy (1991)

Laura and Martin have been married for four years. They seem to be the perfect, happiest and most successful couple. The reality of their house- hold, however, is very different. Martin is an abusive and brutally obsessed husband. Laura is living her life in constant fear and waits for a chance to escape. She finally stages her own death, and flees to a new town and new identity. But when Martin finds out that his wife is not dead he will stop at nothing to find and kill her. (Read More)

Themes:escape, paranoia, deception, fear, jealousy, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Story:battered woman, spouse, control, obsessive love, woman in jeopardy, blockbuster, captive, stalking, passion, stalker, death, police

Paranoia (2013)
Drama, Thriller

Paranoia (2013)

The high stakes thriller Paranoia takes us deep behind the scenes of global success to a deadly world of greed and deception. The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world ('Harrison Ford (I)' (qv) and 'Gary Oldman (I)' (qv)) are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar ('Liam Hemsworth' (qv)), seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-death game of corporate espionage. By the time he realizes his life is in danger, he is in far too deep and knows far too much for them to let him walk away. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, corrupt businessman, computer cracker, hit by a car, subway, foot chase, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, one word title, blood, murder, death

The Bodyguard (1992)
Action, Drama, Music, Romance

The Bodyguard (1992)

A pop singer has been receiving threatening notes, and her manager hires a bodyguard known for his good work. The bodyguard ruffles the singer's feathers and most of her entourage by tightening security more than they feel is necessary. The bodyguard is haunted by the fact that he was on Reagan's secret service staff but wasn't there to prevent the attack by Hinckley. Eventually the bodyguard and the singer start an affair, and she begins to believe his precautions are necessary when the stalker strikes close to home. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, funeral, fear, jealousy, betrayal
Story:famous song, woman in jeopardy, blockbuster, stalking, sensuality, passion, stalker, unrequited love, investigation, death, blood, murder, gun

Scanners (1981) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Scanners (1981)

Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn't, and converts him to their cause - to destroy the underground movement. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape
Characters:artist
Story:psychic power, control, psychic, subway, foot chase, supernatural power, investigation, bare chested male, one word title, death, blood, murder

Red Lights (2012)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Red Lights (2012)

The skeptical psychologist Dr. Margaret Matheson and her assistant, physicist Tom Buckley, are specialists in disclosing fraudulent paranormal phenomena. When the famous psychic Simon Silver reappears to his public after many years of absence, Tom becomes singularly obsessed in determining whether Silver is a fraud or not. This is why Red Lights (2012) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:deception
Story:fake psychic, seance, levitation, psychic, threat, supernatural power, investigation, ghost, bare chested male, blood

Inside Man (2006)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Inside Man (2006)

From a cell, a man tells us he has planned the perfect bank robbery; he invites us to watch. An efficient gang enters a Manhattan bank, locks the doors, and takes hostages. They work deliberately, without haste. Detective Frazier is assigned to negotiate, but half his mind is occupied with the corruption charges he is facing. The bank's president has something to protect in a safe deposit box, so he brings in Madeleine White, a high-power broker with a hidden agenda. With an army of police surrounding the bank, the thief, the cop, and the plutocrat's fixer enter high-stakes negotiations. Why are the robbers asking for a plane, if they are so competent and they know they won't get one? Why aren't they in more of a hurry? If the job's perfect, why is the thieves' leader in a cell? (Read More)

Themes:corruption, deception, escape, fear
Story:manhattan new york city, manhattan, banker, threat, bank, new york, investigation, new york city, gun, police

Don't Say A Word (2001)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Don't Say A Word (2001)

A group of thieves steal a rare gem, but in the process, two of the men double cross the leader of the thieving group, Patrick, and take off with the precious stone. Ten years later, prominent psychiatrist Nathan Conrad is invited to examine a disturbed young woman named Elisabeth. Patrick immediately kidnaps Nathan's daughter, forcing Nathan to attempt to get Elisabeth to reveal a secret number which will ultimately lead Patrick to the whereabouts of the precious gem that has eluded him. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, computer cracker, stalking, bank, subway, foot chase, tears, investigation, new york city, police, death, blood, murder

Red Eye (2005) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Mystery, Thriller

Red Eye (2005)

This is the story of a young resourceful heroine named Lisa Reisert who hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying! Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is trapped on a red-eye flight with a creepy villainous handsome and charming man by the name of Jackson Rippner, who's playing middle-man in the plot to assassinate a Homeland Security official. He's got her father pinned down by a would-be killer, using that advantage to coerce Lisa into phoning the luxury resort where she works and arranging to move the target into a pre-set position. (Read More)

Themes:funeral, paranoia, corruption, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Story:battered woman, control, woman in jeopardy, captive, threat, stalking, hit by a car, murder, blood, death

Frida (2002)
Biography, Drama, Romance

Frida (2002)

"Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary. (Read More)

Themes:funeral, jealousy, infidelity
Characters:artist
Story:manhattan new york city, star crossed lovers, gunfire, sensuality, passion, new york city, one word title, murder, blood

The Prophecy (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. This is why The Prophecy (1995) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, funeral, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal
Story:levitation, heaven, possession, hit by a car, impalement, supernatural power, investigation, police, murder, death, blood, gun

Chaos (2005)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Chaos (2005)

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices. (Read More)

Themes:escape, revenge
Story:tear on cheek, bank, penny, computer cracker, hit by a car, impalement, foot chase, investigation, one word title, murder, death, police, blood

Solace (2015) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Solace (2015)

A psychic doctor, John Clancy (Sir Anthony Hopkins), works with an F.B.I. Special Agent (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) in search of serial killer Charles Ambrose (Colin Farrell). After having lived in isolation for two years, since the death of his daughter, Clancy is asked by his friend Joe, an F.B.I. Special Agent to help him solve several murders committed by a serial killer. The problem is that Ambrose is also psychic, and far ahead of Clancy. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, funeral, fear
Story:psychic power, psychic, subway, foot chase, supernatural power, investigation, death, one word title, blood, murder, police, gun

P2 (2007)
Crime, Horror, Thriller

P2 (2007)

The story centers on a corporate climber who gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, damsel in distress, woman in jeopardy, captive, stalking, stalker, hit by a car, foot chase, investigation, new york city, one word title, murder, death, police, blood

Enough (2002)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Enough (2002)

An abused woman discovers that the dream man she married isn't who she thought he was. She and her daughter try to escape (aided by her previous boyfriend), but he pursues her relentlessly. Fearing also for the safety of her daughter, she decides that there's only one way out of the marriage: kill him. (Read More)

Themes:escape, fear, jealousy, infidelity, revenge
Story:battered woman, spouse, obsessive love, woman in jeopardy, stalking, stalker, one word title, gun, murder, police

Dressed To Kill (1980)
Mystery, Thriller

Dressed To Kill (1980)

While taking a shower, Kate Miller, a middle-aged, sexually frustrated New York City housewife, has a rape fantasy while her husband stands at the sink shaving. Later that day, after complaining to her psychiatrist Dr. Robert Elliott about her husband's pathetic performance in bed, she meets a strange man at a museum and returns to his apartment where they continue an adulterous encounter that began in the taxicab. Before she leaves his apartment, she finds papers which certify that the man has a venereal disease. Panicked, Kate rushes into the elevator, but has to return to his apartment when she realizes she's forgotten her wedding ring. When the elevator doors open, she's brutally slashed to death by a tall blonde woman wearing dark sunglasses. Liz Blake, a high-class call girl, is the only witness to the murder and she becomes the prime suspect and the murderess's next target. Liz is rescued from being killed by Kate's son Peter, who enlists the help of Liz to catch his mother's killer as Detective Marino who's in charge of the case is uncooperative in the investigation. This is why Dressed To Kill (1980) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, fear, jealousy, infidelity
Story:man and woman in a bed, woman in jeopardy, threat, stalking, sensuality, passion, stalker, subway, investigation, new york city, bare chested male, murder, police, death

Odd Thomas (2013) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Odd Thomas (2013)

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas ('Anton Yelchin' (qv)) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy ('Addison Timlin' (qv)) and the local sheriff ('Willem Dafoe' (qv)), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Story:able to see the dead, invisibility, afterlife, damsel in distress, psychic, hit by a car, foot chase, supernatural power, investigation, ghost, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police, death, blood, murder

Birth (2004)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Birth (2004)

Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the concern of her fiance, her increased contact with him leads her to question the choices she has made in her life. (Read More)

Themes:grief, funeral, jealousy, betrayal, infidelity
Story:manhattan new york city, obsessive love, possession, supernatural power, tears, new york city, death, one word title, police

The Accountant (2016)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Accountant (2016)

Christian Wolff is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world's most dangerous criminal organizations. With the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, run by Ray King, starting to close in, Christian takes on a legitimate client: a state-of-the-art robotics company where an accounting clerk has discovered a discrepancy involving millions of dollars. But as Christian uncooks the books and gets closer to the truth, it is the body count that starts to rise. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, funeral, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal, revenge
Story:tear on cheek, corrupt businessman, embezzlement, computer cracker, damsel in distress, woman in jeopardy, foot chase, investigation, new york city, bare chested male, gun, murder, blood, death

American Psycho (2000)
Crime, Drama

American Psycho (2000)

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he descends into madness, as he experiments with fear and violence.

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, jealousy, infidelity, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, woman in jeopardy, impalement, new york, foot chase, cat, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, police, death, murder, blood, gun

The International (2009) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The International (2009)

In The International, Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world's most powerful banks. Uncovering illegal activities including money laundering, arms trading, and the destabilization of governments, Salinger and Whitman's investigation takes them from Berlin to Milan to New York and to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as the bank will stop at nothing - even murder - to continue financing terror and war. This is why The International (2009) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:deception, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan, bank, manhattan new york city, investigation, hit by a car, new york city, bare chested male, death, blood, murder

The Way Of The Gun (2000)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Way Of The Gun (2000)

Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair's demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Story:gunshot wound, stalking, stalker, impalement, tears, bare chested male, gun, death, blood, murder

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
Action, Crime, Thriller

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, hit by a car, subway, foot chase, new york city, gun, death, blood, murder

Deception (2008)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Deception (2008)

Cat and mouse. Jonathan McQuarry is an auditor in Manhattan, moving from office to office checking their books. While working late, a smooth and well-dressed man named Wyatt Bose chats Jonathan up, offers him a joint, and soon they're pals. When their cell phones are accidentally swapped, Jonathan answers Wyatt's phone to a series of women asking if he's free tonight. Jonathan discovers it's a sex club: busy powerful people meet each other anonymously in hotels. Jonathan falls for one of the club members, whom he knows only as "S," whom he's also seen on a subway. When she goes missing, patterns emerge and Jonathan faces demands involving violence and lots of money. (Read More)

Themes:deception, betrayal
Story:manhattan, embezzlement, subway, cat, investigation, new york city, one word title, gun, death, police, blood, murder

A Perfect Murder (1998) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

A Perfect Murder (1998)

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory. Brilliant in her own right, she works at the U.N. and is involved with a struggling artist who fulfills her emotional needs. When her husband discovers her indiscretion, he sets out to commit the perfect murder and inherit her considerable trust fund in the bargain. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, escape, jealousy, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Characters:artist
Story:shoebox, woman in jeopardy, passion, investigation, new york city, murder, death

The Bone Collector (1999)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The Bone Collector (1999)

Quadripeligic ex-cop Lincoln Rhyme was looking forward to his assisted suicide when he got the news: some sicko was abducting people in a taxi and leaving them to die in particularly sadistic ways. With time counting down between each abduction and possible death, Rhyme recruits rather-unwilling Amelia Donaghy, haunted by her cop father's suicide and thinking she's next, into working the crime scenes to track down the killer. This is why The Bone Collector (1999) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, damsel in distress, woman in jeopardy, subway, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, murder, death, police, blood

Dracula 2000 (2000)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Dracula 2000 (2000)

In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his apprenticeship. Van Helsing and Simon travel from London to New Orleans to rescue Van Helsing's daughter Mary (Waddell) from the family's life long nemesis - Dracula. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:computer cracker, levitation, sensuality, impalement, foot chase, supernatural power, bare chested male, gun, death, blood, murder

Survivor (2015)
Action, Crime, Thriller

Survivor (2015)

A State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. That puts her right in the line of fire and she is targeted for death and framed for crimes. Discredited, she is forced to go on the run while she tries to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set for New Year's Eve in Times Square. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Characters:artist
Story:corrupt businessman, computer cracker, subway, foot chase, new york city, one word title, murder, death, police

Broken City (2013) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Broken City (2013)

In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey's victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul's murder. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, corruption, deception, escape, betrayal, infidelity
Story:manhattan new york city, subway, new york, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, police, murder, death

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son. (Read More)

Themes:deception, escape, betrayal, infidelity, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, manhattan, embezzlement, blockbuster, bank, foot chase, cat, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, police

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Mystery, Sci-fi, Thriller

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in the computer generated parallel world his company has created (which looks like the 30's with seemingly real people with real emotions). Fuller is murdered in our real world the same night, and his colleague is suspected. Douglas discovers a bloody shirt in his bathroom and he cannot recall what he was doing the night Fuller was murdered. He logs into the system in order to find the letter, but has to confront the unexpected. The truth is harsher than he could ever imagine... This is why The Thirteenth Floor (1999) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, dance, escape, fear, jealousy
Story:computer cracker, bank, hit by a car, kissing, cat, investigation, bare chested male, police, murder, death

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (2016)

Holding a mysterious leather suitcase in his hand, Newt Scamander, a young activist wizard from England, visits New York while he is on his way to Arizona. Inside his expanding suitcase hides a wide array of diverse, magical creatures that exist among us, ranging from tiny, twig-like ones, to majestic and humongous ones. It is the middle of the 20s and times are troubled since the already fragile equilibrium of secrecy between the unseen world of wizards and the ordinary or "No-Maj" people that the MACUSA Congress struggles to maintain, is at risk of being unsettled. In the meantime, the voices against wizardry keep growing with daily protests led by Mary Lou Barebone and fuelled by the increasing disasters ascribed to a dark wizard, Gellert Grindelwald. At the same time, by a twist of fate, Newt's precious suitcase will be switched with the identical one of an aspiring No-Maj baker, Jacob Kowalski, while demoted Auror, Tina Goldstein, arrests Newt for being an unregistered wizard. To make matters worse, with the suitcase in the wrong hands, several creatures manage to escape to unknown directions. Before long, this situation will catch Senior Auror Percival Graves' attention who will target both Tina and Newt amid panic caused by an invisible, devastating and utterly unpredictable menace that still wreaks havoc in New York's 5th Avenue. Is there a hidden agenda behind Graves' intentions and ultimately, what will happen to the remaining magical creatures still loose in the streets? (Read More)

Themes:escape, paranoia, deception, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, famous score, levitation, invisibility, blockbuster, bank, unrequited love, subway, supernatural power, new york city, police, death

16 Blocks (2006) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

16 Blocks (2006)

Jack Mosley, a burnt-out detective, is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail to a courthouse 16 blocks away. However, along the way he learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD wants him dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness, and never has such a short distance seemed so long... (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception
Story:manhattan new york city, gunshot wound, damsel in distress, hit by a car, subway, cat, new york city, bare chested male, gun, death, police, blood, murder

Ghostbusters (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear
Story:manhattan new york city, possession, subway, new york, supernatural power, investigation, ghost, new york city, bare chested male, one word title, police

8mm (1999)
Mystery, Thriller

8mm (1999)

A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, Welles relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate of a complete stranger. As his work turns into obsession, he drifts farther and farther away from his wife, family and simple life as a small-town private eye. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, corruption, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:threat, nun, impalement, foot chase, investigation, new york city, bare chested male, death, murder, blood, gun

Hollow Man (2000)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Hollow Man (2000)

Having discovered they could turn animals invisible, a group of scientists test the subject on a human. Head of research, Dr. Sebastian Caine decides to use himself as the subject. After the experiment can't be reversed, it takes a toll on Caine's personality, causing him to hunt down and kill his colleagues This is why Hollow Man (2000) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, escape, fear, revenge
Story:invisibility, stalking, stalker, impalement, foot chase, supernatural power, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, gun, death, blood, murder

We Own The Night (2007) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Themes:funeral, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, manhattan, control, tears, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, police, death, blood, gun

Basic Instinct (1992)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Basic Instinct (1992)

A former rock star, Johnny Boz, is brutally killed during sex, and the case is assigned to detective Nick Curran of the SFPD. During the investigation, Nick meets Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist who was Boz's girlfriend when he died. Catherine proves to be a very clever and manipulative woman, and though Nick is more or less convinced that she murdered Boz, he is unable to find any evidence. Later, when Nilsen, Nick's rival in the police, is killed, Nick suspects of Catherine's involvement in it. He then starts to play a dangerous lust-filled mind game with Catherine to nail her, but as their relationship progresses, the body count rises and contradicting evidences force Nick to start questioning his own suspicions about Catherine's guilt. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, corruption, deception, jealousy, betrayal
Story:tear on cheek, investigation, man and woman in bed, woman undressing, gunfire, blockbuster, unrequited love, hit by a car, kissing, police, murder, death, blood, gun

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)
Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller

The Fate Of The Furious (2017)

Now that Dom and Letty are on their honeymoon and Brian and Mia have retired from the game-and the rest of the crew has been exonerated-the globetrotting team has found a semblance of a normal life. But when a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime he can't seem to escape and a betrayal of those closest to him, they will face trials that will test them as never before. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the elite force will crisscross the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing chaos on the world's stage... and to bring home the man who made them a family. (Read More)

Themes:betrayal, deception, escape, fear, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, computer cracker, damsel in distress, woman in jeopardy, blockbuster, hit by a car, foot chase, new york city, bare chested male, murder, blood, death

Fatal Attraction (1987)
Drama, Thriller

Fatal Attraction (1987)

Happily married New York lawyer Dan Gallagher has an affair with his colleague Alex, and the two enjoy a love weekend while Dan's wife and kid are away. But Alex will not let go of him, and she will stop at nothing to have him for herself. Just how far will she go to get what she wants?

Themes:paranoia, jealousy, infidelity, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, man and woman in a bed, obsessive love, blockbuster, threat, stalking, sensuality, passion, stalker, new york, new york city, police, death, blood, murder

Breakdown (1997) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Breakdown (1997)

Jeff and Amy Taylor are moving to California and must drive across the country. When they find themselves stranded in the middle of a desert with hardly anyone or anything around, their trip comes to a sudden halt. Amy had taken a ride with a friendly trucker to a small diner to call for help, but after a long time, Jeff becomes worried. He finds that no one in the diner has seen or heard from his wife. When he finds the trucker who gave Amy the ride, the trucker swears he has never seen her. Now Jeff must attempt to find his wife, who has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. But who can he trust? This is why Breakdown (1997) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, revenge
Story:bank account, gunfire, woman in jeopardy, captive, stalking, bank, foot chase, one word title, gun, police, murder

North By Northwest (1959)
Action, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller

North By Northwest (1959)

Madison Avenue advertising man Roger Thornhill finds himself thrust into the world of spies when he is mistaken for a man by the name of George Kaplan. Foreign spy Philip Vandamm and his henchman Leonard try to eliminate him but when Thornhill tries to make sense of the case, he is framed for murder. Now on the run from the police, he manages to board the 20th Century Limited bound for Chicago where he meets a beautiful blond, Eve Kendall, who helps him to evade the authorities. His world is turned upside down yet again when he learns that Eve isn't the innocent bystander he thought she was. Not all is as it seems however, leading to a dramatic rescue and escape at the top of Mt. Rushmore. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal
Story:manhattan new york city, famous score, damsel in distress, blockbuster, impalement, foot chase, murder, gun, death, police

Stir Of Echoes (1999)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Stir Of Echoes (1999)

A man is hypnotized at a party by his sister-in law. He soon has visions and dreams of a ghost of a girl. Trying to avoid this, nearly pushes him to brink of insanity as the ghost wants something from him - to find out how she died. The only way he can get his life back is finding out the truth behind her death. The more he digs, the more he lets her in, the shocking truth behind her death puts his whole family in danger. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, funeral, fear
Story:psychic power, ghost, frantic, able to see the dead, afterlife, psychic, supernatural power, bare chested male, murder, death, blood, police, gun

15 Minutes (2001)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

15 Minutes (2001)

When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can make a remorseless killer look like the victim and make them rich, they target media-savvy NYPD Homicide Detective Eddie Flemming and media-naive FDNY Fire Marshal Jordy Warsaw, the cops investigating their murder and torching of their former criminal partner, filming everything to sell to the local tabloid TV show "Top Story." (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, funeral, escape, fear, jealousy, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, foot chase, investigation, new york city, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, murder, death, blood, police

Hell Or High Water (2016) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western

Hell Or High Water (2016)

In Texas, after the death of his mother, the unemployed oil and gas worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the Texas Midlands Bank. Toby is divorced from his wife who lives with their two sons. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob agencies of the Texas Midlands Bank to raise money to pay the loan so that Toby may leave the real estate to his sons. Meanwhile the Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton who is near retirement and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:bank, gun shot, gunfire, gunshot wound, investigation, bare chested male, murder, death, blood, gun, police

Gangs Of New York (2002)
Crime, Drama

Gangs Of New York (2002)

Having seen his father killed in a major gang fight in New York, young Amsterdam Vallon is spirited away for his own safety. Some years later, he returns to the scene of his father's death, the notorious Five Points district in New York. It's 1863 and lower Manhattan is run by gangs, the most powerful of which is the Natives, headed by Bill "The Butcher" Cutting. He believes that America should belong to native-born Americans and opposes the waves of immigrants, mostly Irish, entering the city. It's also the time of the Civil War and forced conscription leads to the worst riots in US history. Amid the violence and corruption, young Vallon tries to establish himself in the area and also seek revenge over his father's death. This is why Gangs Of New York (2002) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990). (Read More)

Themes:corruption, funeral, jealousy, betrayal, revenge
Story:manhattan new york city, manhattan, gunfire, impalement, new york, new york city, murder, death

Flatliners (1990)
Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Flatliners (1990)

Medical students begin to explore the realm of near death experiences, hoping for insights. Each has their heart stopped and is revived. They begin having flashes of walking nightmares from their childhood, reflecting sins they committed or had committed against them. The experiences continue to intensify, and they begin to be physically beaten by their visions as they try and go deeper into the death experience to find a cure. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:renovation, afterlife, subway, impalement, foot chase, supernatural power, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, bare chested male, one word title, blood

Dragonfly (2002)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Themes:grief, paranoia, funeral, fear
Story:heaven, afterlife, nun, foot chase, supernatural power, ghost, death, bare chested male, one word title, police, gun

Morgan (2016) is one of the best movies like Ghost (1990)
Action, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Morgan (2016)

Themes:paranoia, deception, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:impalement, foot chase, investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bare chested male, one word title, death, murder, blood

The Dark Knight (2008)
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Themes:paranoia, corruption, deception, funeral, escape, fear, betrayal, revenge
Story:corrupt businessman, famous score, banker, computer cracker, damsel in distress, blockbuster, threat, bank, hit by a car, impalement, investigation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, police, bare chested male, blood, death, murder

Showing 50 most popular matches above.
Looking for arthouse and lower-budget films similar to Ghost?
<< FIND THEM HERE! >>
(Poster artwork courtesy of TheMovieDB.org)