Movies like Casper

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Casper (1995)
 6.1
 131K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to seek her claim, she is frightened away by a wicked wave of ghosts. Determined to get her hands on this hidden fortune, she hires afterlife therapist Dr. James Harvey to exorcise the ghosts from the mansion. Harvey and his daughter Kat move in, and soon Kat meets Casper, the ghost of a young boy who's "the friendliest ghost you know." But not so friendly are Casper's uncles--Stretch, Fatso and Stinkie--who are determined to drive all "fleshies" away.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, psychotronic, tear jerker, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, halloween, ghost, supernatural, afterlife, mischievous children, haunted house, friends, family, single father, father daughter relationship, life after death, ghost child, family bonds, young heroes, friends who live together, kids and family, disorder, life & death, good versus evil, paranormal, childhood, inheritance, heir, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new england, usa, maine

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Most similar movies to Casper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about family, mentor, fantasy world, catastrophe, childhood, dialogue and adventure mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Casper: The Haunted Mansion (2003), Halloweentown (1998), Hocus Pocus (1993), Jumanji (1995), A Simple Wish (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, entertaining, scary, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: ghost, haunted house, magic, reincarnation, family relations, family vacation, supernatural, workaholic, secret passageway, disorder, estate, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 17K
Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, good versus evil, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, disorder, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 120K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it us up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens, girls' night, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, teenage life, wizards and magicians, resurrection, supernatural, immortality, cat, halloween party, potion, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 18th century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.0
 336K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, parents and children, mischievous children, father daughter relationship, family relations, heroes ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 146K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: telekinesis, school, supernatural ability, child abuse, young heroes, eccentric family, mischievous children, teachers and students, little girl, parents and children, power relations, child prodigy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, supernatural ability, best friends, child as adult, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 69K
Richie Rich (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billionaire heir Richie Rich has it all, including Reggie Jackson as a batting coach and Claudia Schiffer as a personal trainer -- but no playmates. What's more, scoundrel Laurence Van Dough is scheming to take over the family empire. Uh-oh! ...
Style: humorous, light, sincere, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, rich and poor, family, friendship, youth, children, wealth, missing person, butler, when the parents are away, mischievous children, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, family, friendship, vampire hunter, siblings relations, small town life, child protagonist, boy, supernatural, adventure, heroes, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, school, underdog, mischievous children, family, parents and children, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, disorder, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 552K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 265K
The Goonies (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young teenager named Mikey Walsh finds an old treasure map in his father's attic. Hoping to save their homes from demolition, Mikey and his friends Data Wang, Chunk Cohen, and Mouth Devereaux run off on a big quest to find the secret stash of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, mischievous children, treasure map, cave, childhood, treasure, lost treasure, friendship, map, asthma, pirate ship, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Scream Team (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty ...
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, rescue, supernatural, youth, curses spells and rituals, family, young heroes, disgraced, small town, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 8K
Ghost Dad (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Elliot Hopper is a widower with three children, he is currently working on a deal. It seems like his wife illness was very costly and this deal could put them out of the red. However he gets into a cab that is driven by a maniac, and Elliot crashes ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: afterlife, ghost, laboratory, supernatural, parents and children, family life, parent child relationship, death, single father, scientist, happy ending, justice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, pirate, witch, college, gambling, island, escapades, supernatural, fish out of water, good versus evil, goofy hero, friendship ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 291K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, dark fantasy, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: surrealism, afterlife, dark humor, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, possession, goth, teenage girl, psychic, heaven and hell, life after death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 133K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, kids and family, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Magic Kids: Three Unlikely Heroes (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.
Style: light, feel good, fairy tale, funny, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, friendship, supernatural, supernatural ability, werewolf, adventure, fairy, friends, childhood, children, vampire, wizards and magicians ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 169K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, family life, female protagonist, adventure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, britain, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, angel, ghost, supernatural, redemption, fear of commitment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 60s, 90s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 2K
Little Ghost (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on location in a spooky Italian villa with his Hollywood big-shot mom and her dorky boyfriend, twelve-year-old Kevin befriends a Renaissance-era girl ghost who helps him cause unrest on the set.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, ghost, parents and children, sleazy, friends, family relations, disorder, supernatural, youth, young heroes, hopes, misfit ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, problem child, friendship, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs, naughty child, boy, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 75K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, mischievous children, nanny, curses spells and rituals, childhood, bully, family relations, magic, family, parents and children, family values, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Japan, France, UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, motivational, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: objects come to life, magic, miraculous event, accountant, friendship, family, mysterious character, prodigy, toys, wizards and magicians, goofy hero, save the day ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 10K
High Spirits (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, love and romance, spirit, hotel ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, fairy tale, sexy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, caveman, family life, family relations, best friend, family, adoption, workplace, power relations, friends, couples ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 115K
Monster House (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.
Style: dark, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, haunted house, family, ghost, children, supernatural, neighbor, monster, suburbs, mission, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Halloweentown High (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marnie Piper prepares to begin a new school year, she asks the Halloweentown Hot Witches' Council to work toward openness between Halloweentown and the mortal world. She proposes to bring a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: halloween, witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witchcraft, friends, teenage witch, supernatural, wizards and magicians, escapades, friendship, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 9K
Bhoothnath (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Banku, his mother, Anjali Sharma and father move in to their new house -- the Nath villa, unaware of the fact that the house is inhabited by a ghost. It is learnt the ghost is not too happy with his new housemates. But what the ghost is not prepared ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, family relations, friendship, supernatural, haunted house, family life, invisibility, family, young heroes, mischievous children, disorder, father son relationship ...
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 7K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, friends, wizards and magicians, disorder, death in the family, fish out of water ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%