Movies like Hocus Pocus

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Hocus Pocus (1993)
 6.9
 91K
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, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, scary ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, immortality, wizards and magicians, witches, teenage life, supernatural, resurrection, cat, danger, potion, disorder, halloween party, vengeance, siblings relations, undead, transformation, sisters, heroes, hanging, children, talking cat, trick or treating, spell ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1993, 1700s, 1990s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england

Most similar movies to Hocus Pocus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about witch, family, magic, imaginary, supernatural, curses spells and rituals and wizards and magicians mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Hocus Pocus: The Witches (1990), Practical Magic (1998), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996), Halloweentown (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 36K
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: humorous, fairy tale, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, hotel, adventure, mouse, good versus evil, young heroes, chocolate, magic, coven, supernatural, heroic mission, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, sincere, offbeat, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, small town, magic, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, supernatural, love, witches, spell, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curse ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: dark humor, sexy, light, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, devil, magic, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, small town, love and romance, mysterious character, supernatural, promiscuity, supernatural ability, tennis ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A girl, sent by her parents to live with her two eccentric aunts, finds out on her sixteenth birthday that she is a witch
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, touching, tv series pilot ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, family outing, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, high school, teenager, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witch, supernatural ability, eccentric family, teenage life, secret, social relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 12K
Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, magic, witch, good versus evil, save the day, supernatural ability, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, disorder, parallel world, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to ...
Style: exciting, offbeat, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, warlock, female director, witch, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, heroes, family, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 68K
Bewitched (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show "Bewitched".
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural romance, fall in love, tv show, magic, disorder, supernatural, romance, falling in love, hidden identity, misfit ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 66K
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: touching, fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, bully, single father, family relations, curses spells and rituals, magic, wizards and magicians, family, children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 7K
Twitches (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twins separated at birth, Camryn and Alex meet by chance for the first time on their 21st birthday and discover they're witches with the power to save their homeland of Coventry from the evil that threatens it. But when Camryn leaves Alex to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, adoption, twins, supernatural ability, witch, sister, sibling relationship, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, family, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 15K
Descendants (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: good versus evil, teenage protagonist, witch, happy ending, disney, high school, imaginary, villain, imaginary kingdom, adventure, danger, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Double, Double Toil and Trouble (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Farmer family is in big debts; they might lose their house soon. The seven year old Farmer twins, Kelly and Lynn, decide not to let this happen. They discover that somebody really mean and shrewd is responsible for all the problems of their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: twins, rescue, halloween, heroes, adventure, imaginary, danger, escapades, young heroes, youth, mischievous children, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 117K
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, supernatural, halloween, afterlife, haunted house, mischievous children, friends, family, life after death, danger, single father ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, college, adventure, heroic mission, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, youth, danger, mysterious character, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, date night ...
Plot: halloween, magic, high school, witch, witchcraft, hereditary gift of witchcraft, danger, family, rivalry, youth, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 124K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An extraordinarily intelligent young girl from a cruel and uncaring family discovers she possesses telekinetic powers and is sent off to a school headed by a tyrannical principal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: little girl, school, telekinesis, parents and children, young heroes, teachers and students, adventure, eccentric family, supernatural ability, child prodigy, child abuse, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bibi Blocksberg (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In order to save some kids who are about to die in a fire, Bibi, the daughter of a prestigious witch, manages to trigger a heavy rain with her powers. The head of all witches gives her an award called "Crystal Ball", reserved for older ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family, teenage life, imaginary, youth, parents and children, witch, magic, wizards and magicians, small town life, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: good versus evil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, friendship, witch, fantasy world, chosen one, magical, wizards, magic, school, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 243K
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, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, vampire human love, old mansion, old house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 1770s, year 1972 ...
Place: maine, usa, new england, england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Worst Witch (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Mildred is one of the young girls at a prestigious witch academy. She can't seem to do anything right and is picked on by classmates and teachers. The headmistress of the school, Miss Cackle, has an evil twin sister (Agatha) who plans to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wizards and magicians, witch, boarding school, cat, supernatural, good versus evil, ambition, rivalry, misfit, save the day, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the day, family, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he's the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil.
Style: fairy tale, light, colourful, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, circus, witch, magic, good versus evil, adventure, wizards, magic trick, prophecy, wizards and magicians, illusion, save the kingdom ...
Time: 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996 on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its "T.G.I.F." line-up. The show stars Melissa Joan ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, sitcom, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, eccentric family, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, friendship, teenage life, family relations, youth, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 4K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Reunited witch twins Camryn and Alex adjust to their new life as supernatural beings while at the same time trying to maintain a normal existence in this sequel to the magical Disney Channel original movie Twitches. But they soon find themselves ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, good versus evil, adventure, wizards and magicians, reunion, starting over, rivalry, supernatural, escapades, youth, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, fairy tale, twists and turns, entertaining, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, magical, chosen one, boarding school life, magic, supernatural ability, wizards, school, curses spells and rituals, giant, secret place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992, year 1993, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, adventure, youth, danger, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, in the woods, family relations, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 16K
Bewitched (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Bewitched is an American fantasy situation comedy originally broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and stars Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sitcom, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: housewife, witch, temptation, time travel, supernatural ability, love and romance, family, imaginary, supernatural, family life, couple relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
⇓ 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, family life, laboratory, parent child relationship, death, single father, scientist, happy ending, justice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. This decision drives a rift between Maddy and her ex-girlfriend Leena Miller — a loner who claims to practice the dark ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian relationship, cheerleader, high school, supernatural, teenage life, zombie, youth, rivalry, graphic violence, back from the dead, murder, witch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 10K
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, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, castle, raven, duel, supernatural, escapades, danger, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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