Movies like The Haunted Mansion

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The Haunted Mansion (2003)
 5.0
 43K
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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 Sara and he thinks she's his lost lover.
Style: gothic, entertaining, scary, humorous, not serious, stylized, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending, sweet ...
Audience: teens, family outing, horror for children, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, reincarnation, family vacation, supernatural, family relations, estate, danger, workaholic, disorder, curses spells and rituals, escapades, family, master and servant, secret passageway, secret passage, secret, interracial relations, adventure, real estate agent, children, romance, zombie, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa

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Most similar movies to The Haunted Mansion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, scary and light films with plots about family, supernatural, danger, catastrophe, ghost, dialogue and mentor mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Haunted Mansion: Beetlejuice (1988), Casper (1995), Dark Shadows (2012), Hocus Pocus (1993), The Scream Team (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 263K
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, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, teenage girl, surrealism, possession, psychic, life after death, goth, heaven and hell, art ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 121K
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 ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, ghost, halloween, supernatural, afterlife, haunted house, mischievous children, friends, family, ghost child, life after death, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.2
 247K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, visually appealing ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, estate, curse, old mansion, old house, reincarnation, vampire human love, curses spells and rituals, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, year 1972 ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 103K
Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, immortality, teenage life, wizards and magicians, supernatural, cat, resurrection, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1700s, 1990s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: scary, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, rescue, supernatural, youth, imaginary, disgraced, curses spells and rituals, danger, family, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 9K
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 ⇓
100%
 6.3
 81K
Goosebumps (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. When Zach unintentionally unleashes real monsters from their manuscripts and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenagers, werewolf, good versus evil, monsters, adventure, monster, book, magic, youth, imaginary, escapades, ventriloquist dummy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, ghost, small town, supernatural, mischievous children, afterlife, disorder, danger, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure ...
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 250
Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: save the day, young heroes, supernatural, adventure, danger, youth, supernatural ability, family, escapades, family relations, disorder, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 7K
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, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, laboratory, family life, parent child relationship, death, single father, scientist, happy ending, justice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return to Halloweentown (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As Halloweentown prepares to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan return to Witch University, where trouble is in session from the Sinister Sisters and from someone who's plotting to use Marnie's powers for ...
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, college, adventure, heroic mission, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, youth, danger, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 72K
The Haunting (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Dr. David Marrow invites Nell Vance, and Theo and Luke Sanderson to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself – ...
Style: gothic, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, insomnia, evil, psychology, delusion, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, estate, research, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Upon moving into the run-down Spiderwick Estate with their mother, twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, find themselves pulled into an alternate world full of faeries and other creatures.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, magical creature, siblings relations, adventure, imaginary, family relations, imaginary kingdom, twins, magical, goblin, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 307K
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, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, jungle, board game, mischievous children, childhood, young heroes, getting home, disappearance, parallel world, magic, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family, family life, eccentric family, supernatural, parents and children, youth, family relations, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Night at the Museum (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits. Larry tries desperately to keep the museum ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magical, dinosaur, security guard, new job, museum, adventure, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, family, chaos, ancient, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, rome italy, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: pirate, witch, college, gambling, island, ghost, fish out of water, supernatural, escapades, danger, good versus evil, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.9
 44K
The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, atmospheric, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, hotel, adventure, good versus evil, mouse, magic, coven, young heroes, supernatural, chocolate, heroic mission, children ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 32K
Housebound (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Kylie Bucknell is sentenced to home detention, she's forced to come to terms with her unsociable behaviour, her blabbering mother and a hostile spirit who seems less than happy about the new living arrangement.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, house arrest, plot twist, parents and children, supernatural, danger, mystery, family relations, bloody violence, female protagonist, exploding head, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Country singers on their way to Nashville have car trouble, forcing them to stop at an old haunted mansion. Soon they realize that the house is not only haunted, but is also the headquarters of a ring of international spies after a top secret ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, show tunes, friends, disorder, estate, fish out of water, hotel, nothing goes right, supernatural, family, espionage ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 68K
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, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, bully, curses spells and rituals, family relations, parents and children, childhood, magic, family, wizards and magicians, children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert, and his sister Chelsea has a date with her dreamy boyfriend Peter. The only problem is they're both ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, scary, captivating
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, family relations, parents and children, disorder, couples, family, youth, mischievous children, woman in danger, single parent, siblings relations, suspicion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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House II: The Second Story (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations. They are soon joined by Jesse's goofy friend Charlie (Jonathan Stark), who ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, adventurer, ghost, dinosaur, house, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, vampire, good versus evil, babies and infants ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, feel good, stylized, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens, date night, kids, pre-teens ...
Plot: halloween, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, witch, witchcraft, friends, supernatural, wizards and magicians, friendship, vengeance, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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 ⇓
26%
 4.9
 9K
Hell Baby (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After she and her husband move into a haunted house, a woman gives birth to a demonic infant that wreaks havoc.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, scary, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, parody, haunted house, good versus evil, pregnancy, curses spells and rituals, danger, demons, demon, clergy, family, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mostly Ghostly (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on the successful book series by R.L. Stine, this spooky tale finds 11-year-old Max making a deal with the ghosts who haunt his home. If Max helps them find what was responsible for their parents' disappearance, they'll help him ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, scary
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family relations, missing person, youth, school, wizards and magicians, magic trick, children, trick or treating, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 99K
Scooby-Doo (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Mystery Inc. gang have gone their separate ways and have been apart for two years, until they each receive an invitation to Spooky Island. Not knowing that the others have also been invited, they show up and discover an amusement park that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, twist ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: amateur detective, friendship, dog, adventure, scooby doo, resort, teenage life, heroes, monster, youth, crimes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%