Movies like Ghostbusters II

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Ghostbusters II (1989)
 6.6
 183K
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Five years after they defeated Gozer, the Ghostbusters are out of business. When Dana begins to have ghost problems again, the boys come out of retirement to aid her and hopefully save New York City from a new paranormal threat.
Style: humorous, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining, scary, exciting, witty, surprise ending, cult film, allegory ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost hunter, ghost, heroes, rescue, psychic, danger, museum, slime, reincarnation, painting, old love, chaos and mayhem, chaos, heroic mission, underdog, silly humor, chase, save the world, mayor, superhero, teamwork, creature, surrealism, urban setting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Ghostbusters II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, cult film, psychotronic and exciting films with plots about danger, heroes, chase, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Action and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Ghostbusters II: Ghostbusters (1984), Men in Black (1997), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988), Groundhog Day (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 354K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, slime, monster, heroic mission, danger, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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100%
 7.3
 514K
Men in Black (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a police chase with an otherworldly being, a New York City cop is recruited as an agent in a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth: the Men in Black. Agent Kay and new recruit Agent Jay find ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, exciting, not serious, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: alien, space and aliens, government agency, secret agents, undercover, partners, ufo, alien encounter, creature, aliens, intergalactic, save the world ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, race against time, rescue, chinatown, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, danger, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trying to rescue her home planet from destruction, a gorgeous extraterrestrial named Celeste arrives on Earth and begins her scientific research. She woos quirky scientist Dr. Steve Mills, a widower with a young daughter. Before long, Celeste finds ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, benign alien, space and aliens, friendship, fall in love, alien encounter, goofy hero, misfit, love and romance, supernatural, danger, alien ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
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Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, philosophical, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, time travel, small town, idealism, alternate reality, hopes, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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100%
 6.5
 204K
Ghostbusters (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Style: reboot, humorous, absurd, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: ghosts, female friendship, ghost hunter, ghost hunting, ghost, supernatural, friendship, transformation, paranormal investigation, danger, paranormal, interracial friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, small town, werewolf, world domination, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 5K
Guyver (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: FBI agent Max Reed witnesses Dr. Tetsu Segawa - a researcher for the mysterious Chronos Corporation - being murdered. Dr. Segawa had stolen an alien device known as "The Guyver" from Chronos. College student Sean Barker, whose ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, rescue, supernatural, experiment gone awry, space and aliens, androids and robots, race against time, mad scientist, anti heroes, genetic engineering, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Would-be superhero, Ed Gruberman, who possesses no super powers must join a team of misfit heroes-in-training known as The Super Capers. Having only faith, Gruberman must travel through time to uncover an evil plot involving some gold bullion, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating, saga
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, heroes, fighting crime, superhero spoof, superhuman powers, rivalry, master villain, parody, crimes, henchman, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 3K
The Big Bus (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the machinations of a mysterious group allied with the oil lobby. Will the down on ...
Style: not serious, humorous, absurd, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: catastrophe, bus, parody, adventure, chase, daring rescue, nothing goes right, save the day, misfit, race against time, save the world, odd couple ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, colorado, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Leonard Part 6 (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After separating from his wife, Leonard Parker (Cosby) quit the spy business and became a restaurateur. His wife refuses to speak with him, and his daughter, who changes her career more often than her clothes, has begun dating a man old enough to be ...
Style: humorous, witty, offbeat, not serious, cult film ...
Plot: parody, espionage, spy, heroes, secret agents, save the world, government agency, dangerous animal, escapades, rivalry, undercover, golden years ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 19K
Supergirl (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After losing a powerful orb, Kara, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, tense, cult film ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, boys' night, family outing
Plot: superhero, laser, good versus evil, secret identity, race against time, teenage girl, megalomaniac, adventure, heroic mission, save the world, magic, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 79K
The Tuxedo (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cabbie-turned-chauffeur Jimmy Tong learns there is really only one rule when you work for playboy millionaire Clark Devlin : Never touch Devlin's prized tuxedo. But when Devlin is temporarily put out of commission in an explosive accident, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, satirical, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: secret agent, secret agents, adventure, martial arts, mad scientist, taxi driver, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners, save the day, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 51K
Coneheads (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, space and aliens, benign alien, family life, parents and children, alien life-form, outer space, alien contact, golf, family relations, adventure, humanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 199K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades, human animal relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mutant, apocalypse, rescue, future dystopia, post apocalypse, chaos, save the world, adventure, survival, heroic mission, danger, technology gone awry ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 56K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: pets, rivalry, secret agents, family, adventure, chase, rescue, danger, good versus evil, undercover, master villain, talking animals ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 52K
Spectral (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A special-ops team is dispatched to fight supernatural being that have taken over a European city.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, survival, escapades, secret laboratory, space and aliens, military, science, battles, save the world, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: near future, future
Place: usa, new york, eastern europe, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Saturday the 14th (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: humorous, scary, satirical, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, danger, eccentric family, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation, book ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.0
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The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, captivating, psychotronic, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, monster, imaginary, teamwork, save the world, heroic mission, giant, evil alien, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 119K
Evolution (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A comedy that follows the chaos that ensues when a meteor hits the Earth carrying alien life forms that give new meaning to the term "survival of the fittest." David Duchovny, Orlando Jones, Seann William Scott, and Julianne Moore are the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, stylized, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, space and aliens, dragon, nothing goes right, asteroids and comets, evolution, disorder, race against time, danger, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this continuation to the adventure of the demon superhero, an evil elf breaks an ancient pact between humans and creatures, as he declares war against humanity. He is on a mission to release The Golden Army, a deadly group of fighting machines ...
Style: exciting, stylized, psychotronic, humorous, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, anti heroes, superhero, evil, supernatural ability, good versus evil, army, heroes, heaven and hell, supernatural, adventure, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: northern ireland, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Alien vs. Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A band of ninja warriors, led by an Iga Ninja named Yamata, witness a giant ball of fire drop from the sky and crash into the forest. When the warriors find and attempt to identify the object, they discover aliens that attack and feast on them. ...
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, rough, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: save the world, ninja, alien, rivalry, heroic mission, survival, chaos, deadly, supernatural, danger, escapades, gory ...
Time: 16th century, future, 1500s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 4.1
 1K
Munchies (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when ...
Style: not serious, offbeat, humorous, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, monster, imaginary, heroes, space and aliens, supernatural, cons and scams, small town life, legends and myths, small town, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 32K
The Phantom (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The 21st successor to the role of Bengalla's resident superhero must travel to New York to prevent a rich madman from obtaining three magic skulls that would give him the secret to ultimate power.
Style: light, humorous, entertaining, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, jungle, secret identity, phantom, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, masked hero, comic hero, heroes, one man army, alter ego ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppets, puppet, ghost, danger, curses spells and rituals, battles, religions or cults, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, futuristic, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, spacecraft, space travel, adventure, creature, teamwork, space and aliens, superhero, save the world, heroes, reluctant partners ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Young sweethearts Billy and Kate move to the Big Apple, land jobs in a high-tech office park and soon reunite with the friendly and lovable Gizmo. But a series of accidents creates a whole new generation of Gremlins. The situation worsens when the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: skyscraper, monster, mad scientist, mutant, danger, daring rescue, breeding, mogul, friends, chaos, genetically altered, disorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As Scott Lang awaits expiration of his term of house detention, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym involve him in a scheme to rescue Mrs. van Dyne from the micro-universe into which she has fallen, while two groups of schemers converge on them with ...
Style: humorous, exciting, entertaining, psychotronic, light ...
Plot: ant, superhero, miniaturization, giant, shrinking, anti hero, supernatural power, transformation, technology, rescue, anti heroes, marvel entertainment ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the world, invisibility, adventure, heroes, heroic mission, transformation, scientist, wedding, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, shanghai, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%