Movies like Practical Magic

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Practical Magic (1998)
 6.2
 65K
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 policeman Gary Hallet growing suspicious, the girls struggle to resurrect Angelov -- and unwittingly inject his corpse with an evil spirit that threatens to end their family line.
Style: sincere, fairy tale, humorous, sweet, feel good, melancholic, offbeat, semi serious, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, small town, magic, sisters, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curse, love, romance, death, good versus evil, spell, aunt niece relationship, family curse, siblings relations, outcast, family history, imaginary, love and romance, family relations, unlikely criminals, looking for love, eccentric family ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts

Most similar movies to Practical Magic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and romantic films with plots about destiny, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, fantasy world, adaptation and love and romance mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Practical Magic: Beautiful Creatures (2013), Charmed (1998), Hocus Pocus (1993), Witches of East End (2013), Bewitched (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: emotional, captivating, light, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, forbidden love, supernatural romance, supernatural, small town, supernatural ability, witch, youth, teenage life, family secret, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 68K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Three sisters (Prue, Piper and Phoebe) reunite and unlock their powers to become the Charmed Ones, the most powerful good witches of all time, whose prophesied destiny is to protect innocent lives from evil beings such as demons and warlocks. Each ...
Style: feel good, humorous, enigmatic, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, good versus evil, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, double life, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, witchcraft, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.8
 79K
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: humorous, light, fairy tale, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: halloween, witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural, magic, resurrection, teenage life, vengeance, immortality, danger, potion, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1700s, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based on Melissa de la Cruz's best-selling novel, "Witches of East End" centers on the adventures of Joanna Beauchamp and her two adult daughters Freya and Ingrid -- both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, immortality, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, family relations, secret, siblings relations, evil force, family secret, magical, spell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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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, chick flick
Plot: witch, wizards and magicians, supernatural romance, tv show, falling in love, romance, actor's life, supernatural, disorder, spectacle, fish out of water, hidden identity ...
Time: 2000s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: witch, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, devil, small town, love and romance, supernatural, magic, mysterious character, supernatural ability, cherry, voodoo doll ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: restaurant, love, chef, kitchen, crab, department store, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, urban, couple relations, friendship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, wish come true, fall in love, love and romance, cinderella story, looking for love, love potion, experiment gone awry, misfit, scientist, wooing, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 237K
Stardust (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his ...
Style: feel good, stylized, fairy tale, light, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens, family outing
Plot: witch, adventure, imaginary kingdom, true love, fall in love, supernatural ability, chase, escapades, pirate, love and romance, race against time, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1850s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, romance, true love, love and romance, ghost, introspection, love, wedding, supernatural, lovers reunited, sexism, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, hawaii, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: ghost, zombie, supernatural ability, supernatural, unlikely couple, romance, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural romance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 7K
Teen Witch (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: school, high school, witch, friendship, supernatural ability, underdog, spell, romance, teenage love, unfulfilled love, child as adult, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 72K
Beastly (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A curse transforms a handsome and arrogant young man into everything he detests in this contemporary retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Wealthy Kyle Kingson has everything a teenager could want in life, but he still gets off on humiliating the ...
Style: touching, romantic, offbeat, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, physical appearance, love and romance, true love, self discovery, high school hunk, curses spells and rituals, teenage love, fall in love, romance, love, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, fairy tale, stylized, atmospheric, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fairy, friendship, curses spells and rituals, mistaken identity, romance, shakespeare, luck, fall in love, magic, young lovers, true love, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1930s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 269K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boss and employee, unlikely couple, workplace romance, opposites attract, love and romance, initially antagonists, obnoxious boss, couple relations, eccentric family, power relations, proposal, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 22K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, coming-of-age, commitment, siblings relations, romance, small town life, love and romance, teenage life, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 6K
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, adoption, supernatural ability, sister, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, impossible love, family, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 67K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, supernatural, wizards and magicians, danger, magic, supernatural ability, teenager, goth, high school, black magic, good versus evil ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, dream, bar, romance, fall in love, city life, fish out of water, unlikely couple, opposites attract, urban, looking for love, love triangle ...
Place: texas, california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, on the road, destiny, unlikely couple, airplane, storm, romance, opposites attract, travel, extramarital affair, single, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon-to-be-wed graduate student Finn Dodd develops cold feet when she suspects her fiancé is cheating on her. In order to clear her head, Finn visits her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe Cleary, in Grasse, Calif. There, Finn learns that ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, love, coming of age, friendship, advice, self discovery, americana, marriage proposal, romance, family life, parents and children, graduation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, north carolina, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 11K
The Divorce (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While visiting her sister in Paris, a young woman finds romance and learns her brother-in-law is a philanderer.
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, wine, poet, scandal, party, police, love, violence, sex, tourist, desire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, maine, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 22K
Hope Floats (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, funeral, costume, dog, telegram, pond, starting over, romance, high school, couple relations, parents and children, hometown ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, chicago illinois, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 2K
Rough Magic (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A sleazy politician sends an agent (Russell Crowe) after his ex-fiancee (Bridget Fonda), who fled to Mexico with incriminating film of him.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, shaman, on the run, romance, chases and races, rivalry, disorder, good versus evil, chase, love and romance, magic, photojournalist ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural, romance, love, supernatural ability, couple relations, butcher, clairvoyant, husband, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 74K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, romance, destiny, disorder, supernatural, altering history, portal, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, cinderella ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century, contemporary, future, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 49K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: captivating, stylized, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, true love, imaginary, supernatural ability, good versus evil, angel, danger, romance, power of love, impossible love, reincarnation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: book, friendship, love and romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, literature, break-up, father daughter relationship, teacher, loneliness, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, suspenseful
Plot: spell, fictional game show, hair, beach, tiger, dog, vegetarian, cat, dysfunctional family, private investigator, witch, chain smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Music from Another Room (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his neighbor went into emergency labor. Twenty-five ...
Style: talky, feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: destiny, fall in love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, babies and infants, eccentric family, youth, family relations, love, cheating, blindness ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, london, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%