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, forest, brother, music band, french, mother, maid, rat, wealth, father, medium, supernatural power, psychic, rodent, beauty, rain, mansion, girl, seance, crow, painting, lightning ...
Place: england

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Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Place: san francisco, usa
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Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
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83%
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, atmospheric, semi serious
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 98 min.
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42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Cold Comfort Farm (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: humorous, talky, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
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