Movies like Hocus Pocus

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Hocus Pocus (1993)
 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, semi serious, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, scary ...
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, potion, disorder, vengeance, siblings relations, undead, talking cat, evil witch, transformation, sisters, heroes, hanging, children, trick or treating ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 18th century, year 1993, 1700s, 1990s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england

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Most similar movies to Hocus Pocus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and offbeat films with plots about family, witch, imaginary, magic, supernatural, curses spells and rituals and witchcraft mostly in Fantasy, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Hocus Pocus: The Witches (1990), Practical Magic (1998), Halloweentown (1998), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 46K
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, dark fantasy, atmospheric, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
Plot: witch, hotel, adventure, good versus evil, magic, mouse, coven, young heroes, supernatural, chocolate, witches, heroic mission ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: england, europe, norway
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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, offbeat, sincere, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, witchcraft, magic, small town, supernatural, supernatural ability, curse, witches, love, wizards and magicians, spell ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.7
 15K
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, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, good versus evil, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, disorder, parallel world, danger ...
⇓ 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: sexy, light, twists and turns, offbeat, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, small town, magic, dark humor, devil, good versus evil, love and romance, wizards and magicians, promiscuity, mysterious character, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witch, teenager, eccentric family, supernatural ability, aunt niece relationship, teenage life, secret, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 8K
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, twins, adoption, supernatural ability, witch, sister, sibling relationship, youth, family, impossible love, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: hereditary gift of witchcraft, warlock, witch, magic, halloween, adventure, heroes, friends, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Return to Halloweentown (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, heroic mission, magic, college, adventure, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, mysterious character, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 125K
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 ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
60%
 6.6
 71K
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, sweet, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, family relations, curses spells and rituals, childhood, magic, parents and children, bully, family, family values, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.8
 70K
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, fall in love, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, tv show, magic, mind control, disorder, supernatural, romance, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 137K
Matilda (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 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: school, child abuse, telekinesis, eccentric family, young heroes, adventure, teachers and students, supernatural ability, parents and children, little girl, child prodigy, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 18K
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: happy ending, good versus evil, disney, teenage protagonist, witch, fairy godmother, villain, high school, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, heroes ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, macabre, humorous, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, accountant, dysfunctional family, mischievous children, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 254K
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 fantasy, humorous, offbeat, melancholic ...
Plot: vampire, eccentric family, witch, immortality, dark humor, curse, old house, estate, old mansion, werewolf, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, 19th century, 1770s ...
Place: new england, maine, usa, liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, family, adventure, danger, heroes, imaginary, young heroes, youth, supernatural, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, kids, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: halloween, hereditary gift of witchcraft, magic, witchcraft, witch, friends, supernatural, friendship, vengeance, wizards and magicians, imaginary, escapades ...
⇓ 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, disorder, fall in love, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 11K
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: sorcerer, good versus evil, magician, castle, duel, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, danger, raven, haunted by the past, presumed dead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: witch, eccentric family, supernatural ability, cat, wizards and magicians, witchcraft, friendship, magic, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: curses spells and rituals, family, teenage life, imaginary, youth, parents and children, witch, family relations, magic, wizards and magicians, crystal ball, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wizards and magicians, witch, boarding school, good versus evil, supernatural, save the day, misfit, ambition, rivalry, teachers and students, social misfits ...
⇓ 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, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, family, imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, youth, disorder, heroic mission ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 22K
Nine Lives (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, China, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cat, transformation, kids and family, love, switching bodies, family, magic, animals, saving a life, redemption, father daughter relationship, happy ending ...
⇓ 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, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, circus, good versus evil, adventure, magic, wizards, magic trick, wizards and magicians, prophecy, illusion, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 5K
Twitches Too (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, good versus evil, hereditary gift of witchcraft, superhuman powers, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, danger, heroes, supernatural, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ 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, youth, adventure, siblings relations, wizards and magicians, danger, escapades, evil witch, in the woods, parents and children, child in peril, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 19K
Bewitched (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: housewife, time travel, family relations, witch, magic, temptation, supernatural ability, family, love and romance, eccentric family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%