Movies like High Spirits

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High Spirits (1988)
 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 tourists arrive - along with some real ghosts.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, funny, semi serious, sexy, scary, romantic, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, castle, romance, halloween, fall in love, disorder, zombie, hotel, murder, camp, transformation, farce, catastrophe, monster, magic, natural disaster, family, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, irish, happy ending ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 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, cult film, melancholic and entertaining films with plots about mentor, fantasy world, catastrophe, dialogue, adaptation, storytelling and destiny mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like High Spirits: Haunted Honeymoon (1986), Beetlejuice (1988), My Demon Lover (1987), Blackbeard's Ghost (1968), The Butcher's Wife (1991). 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, funny, absurd, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, farce, dysfunctional family, radio, love and romance, nothing goes right, couples, family relations, supernatural, misfit, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, surreal, witty, dark fantasy, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, haunted house, supernatural, surrealism, dark humor, goth, possession, teenage girl, attic, dysfunctional family, seance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, unusual plot structure, surreal, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: demon, supernatural, romance, violence, serial killer, homelessness, vengeance, weapons, women, vampire human love, transformation, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, ghost, witch, gambling, island, disney, college, afterlife, magic, adventure, betrayal, superhero ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, light, sentimental, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: love, romance, true love, supernatural, magic, clairvoyant, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, fall in love, magic realism, psychiatrist ...
Time: future
Place: new york, north carolina, usa
⇓ 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, slasher, absurd, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, supernatural, zombie, monster, ghost, chase, mad scientist, house, vampire, demon, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, parody, suspense, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: horse, horse race, talking animals, stupidity, male nudity, destiny, mentor, chase, happy ending, justice, death, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 416K
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: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, chase, imagination, nerd, friendship, paranormal, scientist, library, possession, supernatural being ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: light, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: ghost, halloween, supernatural, friendship, haunted house, father daughter relationship, single father, afterlife, mischievous children, family, friends, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: funny, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: air traffic controller, supernatural, vengeance, levitation, nuclear waste, telekinesis, stupidity, happy ending, beach house, maid, paraplegic, dinner ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dark, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, serial killer, dark humor, small town, funeral, supernatural ability, fbi, life & death, poltergeist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: entertaining, scary, gothic, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, disney, reincarnation, children, supernatural, family relations, halloween, adventure, romance, family vacation ...
Time: victorian era, 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 9K
Ghoulies (1985)
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, light, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, monster, supernatural, witch, zombie, creature, justice, adaptation, battles, ghost, curses spells and rituals, chaos ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, love, friendship, adventure, chase, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, con artists, house, mistaken identity, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, humorous, not serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, fantasy world, family, childhood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, brother brother relationship, friendship, adventure, coming of age, young heroes, halloween, fantasy world, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
My Boyfriend's Back (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Missy McCloud is the most beautiful girl in school and Johnny Dingle has been in love with her for years. One night, Johnny is killed trying to win her over, and soon he comes back from the dead, and wins Missy's heart.
Style: humorous, sexy, witty, bloody, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: afterlife, cheerleading, supernatural, zombie, satire, teenager, high school, romance, dark humor, living dead, redemption, catastrophe ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, funny, parody, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, eccentric family, halloween, nanny, farce, dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, youth, parenthood, camp, sarcasm, dark humor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody's favorite stiff is back! Working fools Larry Wilson and Richard Parker have uncovered a dirty, little secret: Their former boss, Bernie Lomax, embezzled $2 million and placed it in a safe deposit box in the Caribbean. Now, the boys ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, splatter, funny ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, island, farce, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, redemption, runaway, first contact, revenge, adaptation, family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Toxie finds he has nothing to do as a superhero, as he has ridden his city of evil. So he decides to go to work for a major corporation, which he discovers may be the evilest of all his adversaries.
Style: parody, humorous, splatter, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Destiny Turns on the Radio (1995)
Genre: Crime, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Johnny Destiny burns into Las Vegas in his hot Plymouth RoadRunner, stopping only to pick up a stranger stranded in the desert. But then, things aren't always as they seem. Anything can happen in that town of many possibilities...especially ...
Style: humorous, talky, stylized, road movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, destiny, multiple storylines, brutality, expectant father, desert, romance, disorder, gang, criminal heroes ...
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: devil, wish come true, pact with the devil, deal with the devil, femme fatale, destiny, nothing goes right, heaven and hell, fish out of water, mentor, curses spells and rituals, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: funny, humorous, touching, satirical, feel good ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, tear jerker ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
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Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After seven years in boarding school, Morgan Stewart is finally coming home. He discovers it's not the same happy home it used to be....
Style: humorous, sexy, scary, melancholic, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, school, redemption, chase, happy ending, high school, brutality, immortality, adventure, adolescence, adaptation, lone hero ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 9K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, exorcism, disorder, rivalry, escapades, obsessive quest, supernatural, clergy, mistaken identity, fish out of water, female nudity, media ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, year 1990, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss Heinrich than he previously suspected.
Style: humorous, sexy, witty, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: satire, dark humor, greed, catastrophe, brutality, crime gone awry, culture clash, alternate reality, adaptation, first contact, murder, lone hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 10K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, school, teenager, childhood, switching bodies, christmas, youth, family, children, doctors, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 12K
The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, magic, monster, magician, good versus evil, dark humor, revenge, transformation, duel, castle, wizards, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Splitting Heirs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A member of the English upper class dies, leaving his estate and his business to an American, whom he thinks is his son who was lost as a baby and then found again. An Englishman who thinks he is an Indian comes to believe that he is actually the ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, light, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farce, lawyer, british, inheritance, indians, disorder, nothing goes right, switching roles, dishonesty, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 60s
Place: london, england, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%