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Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)
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Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, tense, captivating, sexual, offbeat, sexy, gloomy, cult film ...
Plot: ghost, obsession, reincarnation, afterlife, love and romance, supernatural, romance, murder, deadly, murderous pair, supernatural romance, female protagonist, love, dancing, gangsters, angel, wedding, island, death, female nudity, suicide, businessman, snow, billionaire, gun ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Ghosts Can't Do It

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about romance, love and romance, supernatural, afterlife, couples, death and destiny mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Ghosts Can't Do It: Bolero (1984), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), Made in Heaven (1987), Chances Are (1989), Ghost (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bolero (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Follows the tale of a young woman’s sexual awakening and subsequent journey around the world in pursuit of her ideal lover. Encounters include an Arabian sheik and a Spanish bullfighter. Her friend and butler accompany her and help to arrange her ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, cult film ...
Plot: bullfighter, catastrophe, couples, friends, on the road, school, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, womanizer, danger ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: spain, europe, morocco
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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, wedding, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, true love, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Place: usa
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52%
Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, fish out of water, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, boston
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51%
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Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love and romance, romance, psychic power, psychic, supernatural romance, love story, loss of loved one, murder, impossible love, spiritualism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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43%
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Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, body swapping, womanizer, fish out of water, switching roles, murder, gender, redemption, disorder, love and romance, partners, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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43%
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Lovesick (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forget about accountants who want to fly, professors whose brains are being zapped by aliens and bored housewives passing the time. The one all-consuming problem Manhattan psychiatrist Saul Benjamin has is himself! Saul (Dudley Moore) and Chloe ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, fall in love, obsession, couples, power relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, doctors and patients, love triangle, mental illness, destructive relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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41%
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Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural ability, romance, misfit, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Maxie (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party girl named Maxie, who died in a car crash the morning before her big ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, love triangle, reincarnation, supernatural romance, fish out of water, true love, afterlife, love affair, disorder, tragic hero, supernatural, lifestyle ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, ghost, love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, wedding, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, love and romance, cons and scams, palaces castles and temples, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, romance, terminal illness, switching bodies, supernatural, destiny, opposites attract, aging, couple relations, ghost, couples, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Heavenly Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. One of his jobs is Lenny, a gifted boy, who loves his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, guardian angel, love and romance, impossible love, afterlife, angel, supernatural, unlikely couple, teenage life, friendship, high school, romance ...
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37%
Heart Condition (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bigoted policeman is given the heart of a slain black defense lawyer,who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, satirical, romantic ...
Plot: ghost, murder, interracial relations, racism, investigation, supernatural, partners, society, reluctant partners, deadly, love and romance, rivalry ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Married to the Mob (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Angela de Marco is fed up with her gangster husband's line of work and wants no part of the crime world. When her husband is killed for having an affair with the mistress of mob boss Tony "The Tiger" Russo, Angela and her son depart ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: starting over, murder, gangsters, fbi, hitman, romance, against the odds, against the rules, crime, crimes, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: angel, reincarnation, sport, fish out of water, love affair, disorder, life turned upside down, love and romance, supernatural, hidden identity, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hello Brother (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Hero (Salman Khan) loves Rani (Rani Mukerji), but she doesn't. Hero, meanwhile, is a loyal worker at A-Z, a courier company helm ed by baddie Khanna (Shakti Kapoor). The man actually distributes drugs around the city, the Tough cop Inspector ...
Style: suspenseful, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, afterlife, police detective, anti heroes, rivalry, supernatural, romance, drug dealing, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, india
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34%
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man. Once married she finds he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking to her neighbours but he takes all her money to gamble. One day ...
Style: semi serious, erotic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, gambling, cooking and food, supernatural romance, couple relations, death in the family, afterlife, world, sexual relations, love triangle, small town, love and romance ...
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1959 ...
Place: san francisco
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32%
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Doppelganger (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His doppelgänger appears to help him out of the rut he has created for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, fish out of water, experiment gone awry, twins, deadly, danger, supernatural, stalking, obsession, vengeance, laboratory, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
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Down to Earth (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: reincarnation, mistaken identity, disorder, supernatural, fish out of water, couple relations, fall in love, afterlife, back from the dead, millionaire, supernatural romance, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new zealand, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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31%
Blithe Spirit (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writers block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.
Style: humorous, romantic, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: resurrection, love, ghost, afterlife, psychic power, ex wife, power of love, supernatural, writer's block, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Oh Heavenly Dog (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Browning is a PI with a bad cold, who's sent to investigate a case by a mysterious client. He stumbles across the body of a young woman and is stabbed to death, and when he wakes up in heaven, they tell him he's "marginal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, private detective, afterlife, dog, reincarnation, chase, crimes, crime, human becoming an animal, murder mystery, life & death, talking dog ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Truly Madly Deeply (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie ...
Style: touching, witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love, death, cello, river thames, rat, bittersweet, romance, impossible love, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: london
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29%
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, semi serious, depressing, road movie ...
Plot: suicide, afterlife, depression, death, russian, purgatory, friendship, dealing with death, supernatural, starting over, love and romance, regret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
One Hell of a Guy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Devil's favourite demon, Nick (Rob Lowe), is sent to corrupt the soul of Cassie Springer (Alexandra Powers), the last thing he expected was to fall in love. But Cassie's purity was enough to save the town of Fairfield from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, disorder, opposites attract, supernatural, romance, love and romance, fall in love, supernatural romance, strong female character, coffee shop, strong female lead, aging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Date with an Angel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, rescue, misfit, supernatural, disorder, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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10 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Style: sexy, humorous, sentimental, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: midlife crisis, honeymoon, romance, obsession, love affair, voyeurism, single parent, wedding, beach, songwriter, friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, reincarnation, ghost, department store, mannequin, prince, sword fight, store, supernatural, romance, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, supernatural, pilot, true love, romance, starting over, tragic hero, rescue, guardian angel, aviation ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%