Movies like High Spirits

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High Spirits (1988)
 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 tourists arrive - along with some real ghosts.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny, offbeat, cult film, psychotronic, sexy, feel good ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, love and romance, cons and scams, palaces castles and temples, spirit, hotel, murder, camp, transformation, halloween, farce, horse, demon, sex scene, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, nun, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe

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Most similar movies to High Spirits

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, light and feel good films with plots about supernatural, ghost, disorder, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like High Spirits: Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Beetlejuice (1988), Ghostbusters (1984), The Haunted Mansion (2003), Hocus Pocus (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, ghost, dysfunctional family, love and romance, nothing goes right, family relations, couples, radio, fish out of water, mental illness, disorder, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
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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, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, surrealism, dark humor, supernatural, goth, haunted house, possession, teenage girl, psychic, life after death, heaven and hell ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
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Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, parody, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, friendship, monster, slime, chase, paranormal activity, heroic mission, danger, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, reincarnation, family vacation, supernatural, family relations, estate, danger, workaholic, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 106K
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, teenage life, supernatural, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1700s, 1990s, 18th century ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: ghost, supernatural, adventurer, dinosaur, house, vampire, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, mischievous children, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ 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, captivating, light, scary ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, ghost, small town, supernatural, mischievous children, afterlife, disorder, danger, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure ...
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ 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: pirate, witch, ghost, college, gambling, island, supernatural, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, goofy hero, good versus evil ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
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Hot to Trot (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fred P. Chaney receives as inheritance after the death of his mother a speaking horse that also has good knowledge about the stock-market. With the help of this horse Fred gains a lot at the stock-market of Chicago.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, buddy movie ...
Plot: friends, family relations, pets, unlikely partners, partners, friendship, animal life, family business, disorder, chance, horse, talking animals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy about two couples in love with the wrong partners, and how they are finally brought together rightly, thanks in part to the bungling work of Puck. It is completely in the language of the Bard, with Pfeiffer as the Fairy ...
Style: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, magic, mistaken identity, curses spells and rituals, romance, fall in love, young lovers, luck, legends and myths, supernatural ability, love story ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It All Came True (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. The film was later ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, talky, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, couple relations, looking for love, supernatural ability, supernatural, unlikely couple, haunted by the past ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: clairvoyant, supernatural, romance, love, family relations, unfulfillment, true love, fall in love, couple relations, magic, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Modern Problems (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, down on your luck, disorder, control room, romance, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, stupidity, happy ending, police investigation, radiation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, destiny, supernatural, love and romance, disorder, misfit, afterlife, angel, heaven ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Demon Lover (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Denny has yet again been left by her thug boyfriend Chip. It seems as if she is doomed to be stuck with awful guys, this time she has to choose between nerdy Charles and the strange Kaz, who turns into a monster when sexually aroused.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surprise ending, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: demon, romance, supernatural, animal life, couples, danger, love and romance, mentally unstable, deadly, dangerous animal, graphic violence, supernatural romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 1K
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, fish out of water, true love, afterlife, love affair, disorder, tragic hero, supernatural, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, family relations, couples, couple relations, impossible love, true love, looking for love, fall in love, supernatural romance, supernatural ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, couples, fall in love, supernatural romance, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, supernatural, aging, strong female character, strong female lead, coffee shop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, mischievous children, haunted house, friends, family, single father, life after death, ghost child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, imaginary, stupidity, farce, surveillance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 1K
I See You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Shivani Dutt lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with her widowed mom, and a dog named Kaali. She works at the Thomwell Hospital. One day she notices that some of her fellow doctors indulge in organ trafficking, and decides to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, impossible love, love and romance, supernatural, romance, ghost, disorder, bollywood, supernatural romance, figment, nothing goes right, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 9K
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, danger, ghost, curses spells and rituals, battles, religions or cults, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 820
Wings of Fame (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A famous movie actor claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengefully kills him but then dies as a result of an accident. Next, they both find themselves in after-life, where souls of all famous ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: afterlife, hotel, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, disorder, actor's life, deadly, assassination, supernatural, misfit, love and romance, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, cult film, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dark humor, serial killer, poltergeist, judge, architect, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, private detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.7
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The Yank (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Murphy, a middle-aged Irish-American man from Cleveland, travels to Ireland for his best friend’s wedding and to find the perfect woman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: culture clash, friends, family relations, love and romance, buddies, romance, parents and children, fall in love, disorder, bar fight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, ohio, usa, dublin ireland, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, road not taken, looking for love, hidden identity, romance, family problems, fall in love, couples, love affair, family life, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: romantic, captivating, humorous, light, feel good ...
Plot: resurrection, power of love, love story, love, ghost, supernatural, psychic power, afterlife, ex wife, supernatural romance, love triangle, writer's block ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 72K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, selflessness, fall in love, haunted by the past, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love, death, river thames, cello, rat, bittersweet, romance, pianist, couples, family relations ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Haunted Holiday (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The title of this Hungarian comedy is a German pun on "room for rent" (Zimmer Feri). Near-broke and desperate, Hungarian entrepreneur Feri decides to put a sleazy spin on tourism. After leasing a Lake Balaton boarding house, he moves in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, captivating
Plot: family business, ghost, hotel, nothing goes right, disorder, supernatural, dishonesty, workplace, family relations, silly humor, cons and scams, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%