Movies like The Canterville Ghost 1997

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The Canterville Ghost (1997)
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The Canterville Ghost (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: 'The Canterville Ghost' is one of the most popular choice for making a film in Oscar Wilde's works, and the original short story deserves the popularity. It is a witty spoof about a ghost and the 'haunted' mansion where a rich American family start to live. In this story, the family are not annoyed by the presence of the ghost; no, it is the ghost who is annoyed by the family who just refuse to be terrified. After all, why should we be scared by an old man wearing rusty coat of mail, whose best trick is to walk in the middle of night making big noises?
Plot: ghost, afterlife, dancing, knight, musician, forest, psychic, mother, priest, father, medium, wealth, rat, music band, neighbor, maid, mansion, rain, girl, anger, seance, rite, ritual, duke, beauty ...
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and feel good films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, love, storytelling, ghost and destiny mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Canterville Ghost: Blithe Spirit (2020), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), The Tempest (1982), Just Like Heaven (2005), Over Her Dead Body (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Place: usa
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The Tempest (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Over Her Dead Body (2008)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, romantic, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
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Faraway Eyes (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: sexy, light, touching, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
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36%
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Skeletons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In writer-director Nick Whitfield's black indie comedy, a pair of "exorcists" (Ed Gaughan and Andrew Buckley) with the power to rid people of their secrets agree to help a woman (Paprika Steen) whose daughter (Tuppence Middleton) is ...
Style: surreal, humorous, captivating, not serious, witty ...
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The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing
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Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: feel good, sweet, light, sentimental, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bewitched (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
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Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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It's a Wonderful Afterlife (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Indian mother Mrs Sethi's obsession with marrying off her daughter turns murderous. With jokes that routinely miss the mark and cringeworthy slapstick, this black comedy farce shouldn't work. Somehow, though, it does.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The White Lady (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, talky, entertaining, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, 18th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, atmospheric, stylized, entertaining ...
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