Movies like I Downloaded a Ghost

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I Downloaded a Ghost (2002)
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I Downloaded a Ghost (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Halloween buff accidentally downloads recently deceased stand-up comic, who ends up helping her foil two bumbling crooks, as well as finishing her haunted house.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: ghost, supernatural, afterlife, family, supernatural ability, computers and web, reluctant partners, halloween, burglar, computer, taxi driver, disguise, middle school, halloween costume, statue, hit by a bus, witch costume

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, scary and offbeat films with plots about supernatural, ghost, danger, family, haunted house, supernatural ability and curses spells and rituals mostly in Comedy, Horror and Family genres. Some movies like I Downloaded a Ghost: Susie Q (1996), The Scream Team (2002), Believe (2000), When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001), Under Wraps (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Susie Q (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Susie Q was going to a dance one night when she and her boyfriend got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands moves into Susie's old house. Zach's father died in a car accident so his family is his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, basketball, car accident, high school, teenage life, fall in love, friends, angel, imaginary, supernatural ability, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1990s, 1950s, year 1995 ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
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100%
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: humorous, semi serious, scary, exciting
Audience: family outing, horror for children, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, supernatural, rescue, imaginary, youth, family, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, disgraced, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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63%
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 809
Believe (2000)
Genre: Family, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After being continually kicked out of boarding schools, Ben is sent to live with his stern Grandfather in a small town. Almost as soon as he arrives he begins to see the ghost of a woman around his grandfather's house. He also gets to know a ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, scary
Audience: horror for children, family outing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, prank, supernatural, teenage life, love affair, danger, supernatural ability, youth, family, bully, grandfather grandson relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend? (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bella Thorne, Madison Pettis and Ryan Ochoa lead an ensemble cast in this spook-tacular adventure with new ghosts, new thrills, and the return of some old friends. Max (Ochoa) only has eyes for Cammy (Thorne), the smart, popular redhead at school. ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: horror for children
Plot: halloween, ghost, teenager, chosen one, undead, high school, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, social misfits, unlikely friendships, wolfman, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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
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54%
 6.5
 3K
Under Wraps (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedy-adventure in which three twelve-year-olds have a close encounter with a 3,000-year-old mummy. Marshall, Gilbert and Amy accidentally set the mummy free, but if they don't get him back to his resting place by midnight on Halloween, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, cult film
Audience: horror for children, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mummy, halloween, adventure, young heroes, friendship, escapades, race against time, supernatural, youth, rescue, old dark house, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
43%
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gory, haunted house, ghost, supernatural ability, danger, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, human sacrifice, machete, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 2.7
 570
Ghost Game (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 7 Friends go out to cabin for a weekend of relaxing and find a game that should not be opened!
Style: offbeat, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, board game, wizards and magicians, flashback, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, camping, cigarette smoking, friendship between men, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 8K
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, laboratory, supernatural, parents and children, family life, parent child relationship, death, single father, scientist, happy ending, justice ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bobby and the Ghost Hunters (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sanne (Hanna Obbeek) loves stories about ghosts and other mysterious things. Her father Lucas, is a famous ghost hunter. During a holiday Lucas is asked to chase ghosts of the former cruise ship 'Rotterdam'. Sanne is very happy to hear she ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, ghost hunter, ship, young heroes, heroes, family, youth, supernatural, supernatural ability, family relations, parents and children, teenage life ...
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.1
 111
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, investigation, deadly, goofy hero, crimes, haunted house, gory, disorder, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dark Rising: Bring Your Battle Axe (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A weekend camping trip turns into a frantic fight against the supernatural when an ancient demon and a fearsome female warrior bring their eternal battle into the present day. Jason Parks is trying to win back his ex-fiancee, Jasmine, by arranging a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: good versus evil, ghost, escapades, supernatural, gory, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, wizards and magicians, thirtysomething life, deadly, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Spirit Is Willing (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by three unruly ghosts. Another of 'exploitation king' William ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family problems, family relations, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, missing child, fall in love, family in danger, supernatural, master and servant, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 60s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: humorous, semi serious, scary, captivating
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, family relations, parents and children, couples, disorder, youth, family, mischievous children, woman in danger, siblings relations, single parent, suspicion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six actors go to graveyard on a remote island to act out a necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.
Style: cult film, semi serious, slasher, offbeat, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, zombie, ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, cemetery, living dead, curses spells and rituals, experiment gone awry, isolation, afterlife, leadership ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The 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, eccentric family, family life, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, youth, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dead on Appraisal (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Real estate agent John Dante has a problem. He's stuck with a house he can't sell. Despite his best efforts, he can't seem to overcome the house's past and the macabre tales that precede it in this haunting anthology. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, tense, scary ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, haunted house, gore, realtor, dark humor, survival, real estate, gory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.0
 3K
Okul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film revolves around a young group of spoiled teenagers and their struggle to prepare for the standardized test required to get into university. All of a sudden a ghost enters their lives, scares and incites them to misbehave.
Style: slasher, humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, teenage life, deadly, school, love, youth, school principal, exam, schoolgirl uniform, female teacher, pencil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, heroes, escapades, redemption, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, palaces castles and temples, family, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The made for television movie Munster's Scary Little Christmas, created three decades after the demise of the original series, concerns son Eddie missing his home in Transylvania. Soon the entire family bands together to teach the young boy ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: vampire, family relations, eccentric family, supernatural, contests and competitions, mischievous children, mad scientist, imaginary, obnoxious boss, danger, ghost, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.1
 330
Late Fee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young couple’s quest to rent the scariest movie on DVD on Halloween eve results in a real life horror show they may live to regret!
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, anthology ...
Plot: supernatural, isolation, murder, terrorism, gory, deadly, danger, crimes, youth, stalking, halloween, store ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 9K
Bhoothnath (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Banku, his mother, Anjali Sharma and father move in to their new house -- the Nath villa, unaware of the fact that the house is inhabited by a ghost. It is learnt the ghost is not too happy with his new housemates. But what the ghost is not prepared ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, family relations, friendship, invisibility, haunted house, supernatural, family life, family, young heroes, mischievous children, disorder, bollywood ...
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Summer of Blood (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lousy lover and egocentric Eric Sparrow is dumped by his girlfriend after rejecting her marital proposal. After a few failed dates his luck turns when a chance encounter with a vampire turns him into a sex god.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, couples, love and romance, supernatural, honesty, mysterious character, transformation, lifestyle, sexual relations, blood, vampire bite, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A corpse has 24 hours to mastermind a good deed without leaving his crypt, to go "up there" and have his youth restored.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: seance, ghost, bikini, silly humor, rivalry, supernatural, danger, righting the wronged, couples, rock, curses spells and rituals, afterlife ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Where Got Ghost? (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Where Got Ghost?" is a Horror-Comedy Chinese Movie. 3-in-1 Horror tales told in a good old comedy fashion.
Style: not serious, scary, humorous, bleak
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, danger, silly humor, death by strangulation, imaginary, strangulation, dead soldier
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 5K
Ghoulies II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, ghost, vampire, supernatural ability, escapades, deadly, dangerous animal, mad scientist, danger, heroes, deadly creature, imaginary ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Don't Open Your Eyes (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Tao of ghostbusting; religion and policing. On January 2, 2006, three fateful things happen to Sergeant Yiu, a lackluster Hong Kong cop: he shoots a notorious criminal who vows to haunt him, his aunt dies and passes to him the ability to see ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: ghost, amateur detective, rivalry, supernatural, danger, afterlife, martial arts, murder, injustice, law enforcement, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, dealing with death, supernatural, youth, ghost, family, adventure, social relations, parents and children, small town, small town life, pirate ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%