9 Ghost Tropes to Die For

These tropes keep us screaming.

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1. Orbs, Vortexes, Etheric Revenants, and Every Gob of Misshapenness in Between

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  • Photo Credit: Still from The Sixth Sense via Buena Vista Pictures

2. Demonics

exorcist
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  • Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

3. Residual Hauntings

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  • Photo Credit: American International Pictures

4. Animal Ghosts

church

5. Inanimate Ghosts

Flying Dutchman

6. Poltergeists

poltergeist
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  • Photo Credit: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

7. Familial Personalities

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  • Photo Credit: Canal+ España

8. Artificial Ghosts

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  • Photo Credit: Dimension Films

9. Doppelganger

dead ringers