Movies like Practical Magic

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Practical Magic (1998)
 6.3
 74K
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: feel good, sincere, offbeat, sweet, humorous, melancholic, fairy tale, semi serious, whimsical, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, witch, small town, magic, supernatural ability, witches, witchcraft, love, supernatural, wizards and magicians, curse, spell, hereditary gift of witchcraft, romance, sisters, family relations, wizards, aunt niece relationship, halloween, death, good versus evil, family curse, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts

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Most similar movies to Practical Magic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about magic, witch, destiny, adaptation, storytelling, mentor and romance mostly in Fantasy, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Practical Magic: The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Hocus Pocus (1993), Charmed (1998), Bewitched (2005), Bewitched (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, dark humor, devil, magic, small town, 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%
 6.9
 105K
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 ...
Audience: date night, horror for children, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, witches, teenage life, wizards and magicians, immortality, resurrection, supernatural, cat, halloween party, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 18th century, 1700s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 76K
Charmed (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, exciting, enigmatic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, female protagonist, supernatural ability, good versus evil, magic, demon, hereditary gift of witchcraft, family relations, double life ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, supernatural romance, fall in love, tv show, magic, mind control, disorder, supernatural, romance, falling in love, couple relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 18K
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%
Witches of East End (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, captivating, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, witch, magic, immortality, supernatural ability, family secret, siblings relations, foreknowledge, family relations, creature, magical ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: long island, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.4
 81K
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, scary, suspenseful, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: curses spells and rituals, black magic, witchcraft, goth, witch, magic, teenager, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, karma, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: light, feel good, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love potion, experiment gone awry, romance, wish come true, love and romance, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic, scientist, wooing, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, love, crab, chef, department store, romance, couple relations, custody, cinderella story, city life, singleness, love and romance ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 13K
The Love Witch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However her spells work too well, and she ends up with a string of ...
Style: tense, captivating, humorous, feminist film, psychotronic ...
Plot: witchcraft, manipulative woman, looking for love, spell, painting, death, tarot card, love, love potion, female protagonist, witch, exploitation ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: clairvoyant, supernatural, romance, love, family relations, true love, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, magic, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, teenage love, forbidden love, witch, youth, supernatural, supernatural ability, teenage life, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 26K
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, small town life, teenage life, love and romance, graduation, hopes, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 8K
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, school, friendship, high school, witch, teenage life, surfing, high school life, unfulfilled love, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 76K
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: fairy tale, romantic, touching, captivating, modern fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love, love and romance, fall in love, beast, teenage love, curses spells and rituals, true love, popularity, high school hunk, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 25K
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, romance, family relations, family problems, infidelity, couples, hopes, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, chicago illinois, united states, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, humorous, semi serious, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, destiny, unlikely couple, looking for love, opposites attract, travel, nothing goes right, disorder, infidelity, fall in love, on the road, storm ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, miami, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 14K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, demon, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 258K
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: fairy tale, captivating, feel good, romantic, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: witch, imaginary kingdom, fall in love, adventure, curses spells and rituals, magical, imaginary, true love, magic, witches, pirate, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 1850s ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Discovery of Witches (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Diana Bishop, historian and witch, accesses Ashmole 782 and knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire and witches should never trust vampires.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, scenic, twists and turns
Plot: witch, vampire, vampire human love, magic, love and romance, danger, supernatural, impossible love, female protagonist, interspecies romance, demon, book ...
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: switching roles, stepmother, supernatural, magic, private investigator, dysfunctional family, cat, fictional game show, chain smoking, hair, rescue, vegetarian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, remake of cult film ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: happy ending, beast, disney, love story, opposites attract, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, magic, kingdom, true love, prince, beauty and the beast ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 420K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, feel good, sentimental, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, storytelling, fantasy world, family relations, circus, human spirit, journey, fish, escapades, mermaid ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, morocco, russia, texas, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 2K
Rough Magic (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 105 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, humorous, semi serious, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, romance, chases and races, realism, disorder, love and romance, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, shaman, justice, supernatural ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: realistic, witty, semi serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, culture clash, pregnancy, desire, party, romance, love, family relations, wine, police, violence, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 53K
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, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, power of love, angel, true love, supernatural ability, imaginary, impossible love, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, danger ...
Time: year 2014, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, supernatural ability, eccentric family, cat, wizards and magicians, magic, supernatural, friendship, witchcraft, high school, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 97K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, surreal, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dream, novelist, romance, bittersweet, loneliness, magic realism, writer's block, supernatural, love and romance, imaginary character, family relations, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.6
 70K
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, bully, childhood, parents and children, magic, family, family values, children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%