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, dancing, knight, musician, brother, music band, french, mother, maid, rat, wealth, father, supernatural power, psychic, rodent, beauty, mansion, girl, seance, crow, painting, lightning, rite, servant, farce ...
Place: england

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, suspenseful, dark humor, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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