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A short story about a haunted room in a partially old mansion. Not "horror", the ghost does no harm

I read this fantasy short story in a collection about 20 years ago. Of course, it could be much older. A rich man who has many friends likes having people around. But it happens that he invites too ...
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Help identifying film where kids make friends with the ghost of a child who drowned in a weir

I’m trying to find out the title of a 1970s film or may have been series, about some kids who make friends with a boy who turns out to be the ghost. The boy drowned in a weir whilst being chased by ...
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"Hinglish" Kids movie about a band of misfits on an adventure who take the help of an imperial ghost to defeat some thugs

I recall as a child watching this movie many years ago in my hometown in India, on cable television. I want to re-watch it but I just can't remember the name. "Hinglish" refers to a blend of ...
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Old romantic horror movie about a guy that fell in love with a girl and later found out she's a ghost

I watched this movie when I was very young and I can't remember the name of the movie. The movie could be from the 80s or 90s. I only remember parts of the movie. I kinda remember a nerdy looking guy (...
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1990s or 2000s book where a boy is a ghost but his family doesn't realize it [duplicate]

I think this book was written by a well known author, not niche. There is a boy who is interacting with his family (or at least his mom) but it turns out he has died. There is something about his body ...
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Movie about family that moves to a ranch to keep horses, and there's a lady ghost searching for "Ian"

In 1999/2000 I recorded a movie on VHS that I watched often and even showed my friends but later lost the tape. In the opening credits a boy drowns in a pond in the 1800's. Then in the 1990's a family ...
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Old anime type movie or show with the boy and the ghost girl with light white or pinkish hair

I saw this movie when I was very little and just remembered it now, but I can't find it! I can barely remember but let me try to explain what I think it's about. So there's this boy who meets a ghost ...
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Help identifying anime with a ghost girl who drinks coffee

What I remember of the ~20 minutes that I saw, there was a male student in a school uniform with a jacket who was at their school at night and was being chased around it by a ghost girl drinking ...
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Horror, thriller manga/manhwa about a girl who suicided ended up being a ghost, hoping to escape the realm by achieving the specific time

I can vaguely remember seeing this Manga/Manhwa on a Facebook page about 4, 5 years ago and I haven't finished reading it so I only remember the first few parts. Also I tried to search the page for it ...
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Old black & white horror movie (maybe on Shock Theater) where a man escapes a mansion then a lightning rod impales him

I watched a movie in the mid 1970s as a child and would really love to see it again with my 13 year old son. It could have been on Shock Theater. It was a very old black and white movie, possibly 30s ...
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Looking for a Boy's Love story with an old man and a ghost in a cabin in the woods

The comic starts in a cabin in the woods in which an old man is sitting on the front porch, while carving a tiny wooden sculpture. Then a ghostly like creature is looking at him. The old man asks him ...
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Romance/supernatural book about a woman who falls in love with a male ghost in a basement

Does anyone know a young adult book where this girl goes into a house that I believe to be abandoned, and while in the basement, she encounters a male ghost. She goes more often and starts to fall in ...
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Short story about a phantom hot rod the police can't catch

I'm looking for a particular short story about a hot rod that speeds along the back country roads at night, and the local sheriff's department keeps setting up these ever more elaborate traps to catch ...
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Novel: Girl starts seeing ghosts after car accident

So I read this back in high school and now I have book amnesia and can’t remember it! It was about a girl who suddenly started seeing ghosts after she was in a car accident that killed her brother and ...
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Comedy anime where the female lead is a ghost

I saw this anime at a friend's house one night during 2016 or 2017. I have been searching for it for the past three years but I was never able to find it. I have previously posted this onto both ...
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Cartoon/anime about kids exploring a haunted house/school

I hope paranormal/horror fiction is counted as fantasy here. I am pretty sure it came out sometime in the 2000s or maybe like very late 90s even though I remember coming across this show in 2014 I ...
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Manga about a boy being visited by the ghost of his deceased girlfriend

I'm looking for a manga where the protagonist's girlfriend dies, and he is later visited by three ghosts of her; one from the past, one from the present and one from the future.
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In what game do you play as a knight inside a ghost castle and you're supposed to save a girl

You're a knight fighting ghosts (white) in a ghost castle and you need to save a girl I think her hair is white and she is white too (kinda pale I think) It's probably in ps1 or ps2.
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Late 70's or 80's romantic film when a guy falls for a ghost living in his house

I saw this film on tv when I was young, so I don't know any of the actors in the film. I believe the guy is a writer and he moves into this old home. Soon he discovers a woman taking a bath in his tub ...
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YA novel about a boy who discovers that his friend is a ghost

I read this book in the early '80s. A boy is staying with relatives. He has no problem swimming in a pool, but is terrified of swimming in lakes and rivers. He is determined to overcome this fear, and ...
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Trying to identify 1920s/30s British ghost story with twist in the tale about a ghostly harpsichordist

I've been struggling to recall the name and author of a short British ghost story. I have an idea it was a prewar tale, possibly from the 1920s or 1930s, and it was reminiscent of E.F. Benson in its ...
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Ghost hunter story in Asimov's in the early 90s

This story takes place in the modern era - the main character can see ghosts, some of whom wander the world causing problems (in a manner I don't remember - temporarily possessing people perhaps, or ...
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Haunted house movie that focuses on a basement door and a ghost who wants to steal a mother's child

I'm not 100%, but guessing 1960-1970s, maybe '80s at the latest. I remember the movie focuses a lot on a mysterious basement door in a house. I want to say the door emitted the sound of an infant ...
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Japanese drama about a girl haunted by a ghost of her mother's younger self

Update: found it. It was Teru Teru Ashita I watched this Japanese drama years ago (10+ probably) and I've been trying to find it but can't remember the title. I remember mainly that it was about a ...
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Old British black-and-white humorous ghost movie, with surprise ending

Saw this only once on late night television, many years ago. Looked liked it was shot in 1930s or 1940s, shot in black and white, as I recall. It was set in the British Isles about a castle/mansion ...
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Looking for a story about a teacher who meets a ghost

Can anyone help me locate this book: It is about a woman, maybe a school teacher, who one night, as she was staying late in the school after hours, encounters a ghost from a couple hundred years ago. ...
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Colored medical manhwa/manhua where the ghost of the youngest genius surgeon follows a lazy resident

I need help finding a manhua/manhua where the main character (MC), who has typical brown/dark-hair and brown eyes, is really lazy and barely studies and doesn't get good grades either. But one day, ...
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Anime about a ghost girl that is some kind of urban myth who shows up and helps people

I don't really remember much, but it is called something "bigaboo phantom". It is an older supernatural/horror anime from the 1990s and recently got a reboot or something in the end of the ...
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Short story with a piano player on a space station who plays a bunch of old songs and, when asked why, claims he was "possessed by a ghost"

This one is a very sketchy memory because the main thrust of it was, I'm pretty sure, based on a misunderstanding. When I was a child, in the late 1980s to the early 1990s, I remember reading a short ...
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TV series in 70s - 80s about a lady ghost and a young man

TV series in 70s - 80s about a beautiful lady ghost living in a big old house or castle. The male lead is a young artist or something. He found the old house and moved in for free (or for a very low ...
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'80s movie where a guy falls in love with a girl, then finds out she's a ghost

So I remember the movie with a guy being in love with, or liking, this girl. And then toward the end, she comes by, riding on the back of a convertible with some friends, looking to be dressed for ...
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Story Identification - Boy invites in a female ghost who was standing under a tree outside his house

This is probably a book (or story in an anthology) from the 80s (or very early 90s). The gist that I recall is that there's a brother and sister who see a woman standing under a tree outside their ...
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Book about a pair of girls who help a ghostly girl in a locked room move on

I believe I read this around 2018-2020. The most primary character is a young girl (1st to 8th grade) whose family (her, her mother and her father) is moving into an old mansion. Her father's job is ...
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TV show episode about a spirit ripping out organs

I remember watching an episode of what I think was a TV show. I think it may have been Supernatural, but I do not know for sure. The episode was about several people dying due to having had some vital ...
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Movie where people communicate with a spirit using dice

In the movie I watched, I think there was a man who is killing people at the behest of his mother's spirit, though I'm not sure on that part. There was a scene where a group of characters communicates ...
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Movie where people try to kill a possessed woman with morphine

I watched a movie where some woman was being haunted by a demon. I think it appeared as a human man with a painted face. During a writing exercise of some kind, a teacher or professor tells the people ...
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Movie where an evil spirit is exorcised with poison

I remember the ending scene of a movie that I watched. In it, a girl, her father, and some other man are discussing how to exorcise an evil spirit out of the girl. The man places a cage with a rat or ...
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Movie involving a samurai's ghost and a courtroom scene

I remember partially watching a movie on an airplane. It was about a woman who is able to see the ghost of a Samurai or some other warrior who was beheaded, I think falsely for being a traitor. ...
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Manhwa about a girl who died in a car crash and then came back as a ghost, because she made a promise to a boy to always protect him [duplicate]

I'm looking for a manhwa, if that's what you call when it's in color form. But anyways, I do remember reading it and I somehow forgot all about it and can't seem to remember the name but I do remember ...
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Horror film involving the ghost of a bullied student killing off his tormentors, with the climax involving destroying his asthma inhaler

I think I ran into this one in 2020-2021 while searching for a different film. The setup was a fairly typical one of a set of students (high school age, I think?) are being killed off one-by-one with ...
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Movie about a daughter possessed by her mother's ghost

More than 10 years ago, I saw a movie about a daughter who is possessed by her mother's ghost. It was probably a TV movie. I believe at the time I saw it, I heard it was a remake of a Japanese movie. ...
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World war 2 time travel film

I am trying to identify a film: It's a sort of time travel / ghost film, probably made for TV It features an American or Canadian soldier in the UK in World War II This is what I remember about the ...
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Old movie (1950?) where a ghost protects a woman from her husband

A man keeps trying to kill his wife, but a ghost keeps stopping him. In the end the husband is in the bedroom with his mistress and the ghost kicks out an ember from the fireplace to start a fire.
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Book where a girl lives on a farm and plays with a ghost boy only she can see

It was a medieval fantasy setting; in the story, a girl lives with her family on a farm. She meets a boy and they play together every day. One day a stranger on a horse rides up to the girl and wants ...
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Have a ghost and zombie ever been created from the same person?

Ghosts and Zombies are two very popular undead creatures in science-fiction and fantasy works. They both occur once their living host has died, however, they work in opposite ways... A Ghost is ...
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Film with a brother and sister trying to track down the mysterious background of their father, who encounter fascist ghosts and their victims

I think I watched this 5-6 years ago with my wife as a movie that we checked out from our library after having seen the trailer on another film we watched. I'm pretty sure it was in English, and had a ...
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Mid-1990s novel where astronauts visit a moon base and discover the ghosts of the previous crew

I don't remember much about this American novel published in the mid-1990s - I didn't finish it - but now I have a hankering to. It involves astronauts visiting a moonbase that has been abandoned for ...
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Romance/Supernatural book about a girl who falls in love with a male ghost after moving into her grandmothers house

I remember that their grandmother had passed away, and the family, mom, son, and daughter, moved in. The father might have been there. The girl starts to notice that the house is not normal. Their ...
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Why did Moaning Myrtle choose to become a ghost? [duplicate]

Moaning Myrtle was a ghost in Harry Potter. She is a minor character, but I would have to say that she is relevant to the series. Her death was quite tragic. She was bullied by Olive Hornby about her ...
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YA/Children’s ghost story anthology book

I’ve been searching for this book for years but we shall see. I read a horror anthology book targeted for children (I read it in elementary school) and need the title. I cannot remember much of the ...
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