Movies like The Canterville Ghost 1997

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The Canterville Ghost
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, rodent, spiritualist, palm reading, horseback, battle axe, custom, charlatan, tantrum, fountain, fake, sister, old lady, incense, duke, gala, clairvoyant, duck, ruins, countryside, sheet music, crow, armor, knight, lightning ...
Place: england
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