Movies like My Ghost Dog

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My Ghost Dog (1997)
 4.9
 212
My Ghost Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dog's ghost returns to help boy win a custody battle, fight bullies and find his loving but shy step-dad a nice girlfriend.
Style: humorous, exciting, sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, ghost, family, heroes, friends, family relations, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, family life, blind ambition, danger, animal life, disorder, rescue, invisibility, dog, death, talking dog, puppy, boy, bully, stepfather, parrot, aunt, last will and testament ...

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Most similar movies to My Ghost Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, family relations, heroes, friends, disorder, adventure and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like My Ghost Dog: A Dog's Tale (1999), Elf-Man (2012), Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), Balloon Farm (1999), Quigley (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 73
A Dog's Tale (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friends, wizards and magicians, family relations, hopes, family gatherings, family, child as adult, disorder, family life, animal life, pets, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 581
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, family, heroes, imaginary, hopes, save the day, wish come true, supernatural ability, miraculous event, escapades, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, family relations, orphan, youth, danger, misfit, pets, disorder, animal life, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 291
Balloon Farm (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As soon as Harvey S. Potter descends upon a drought-stricken farmland, he begins to grow a mysterious but beautiful crop of balloons. Mystified by the new resident's abilities, the people of the town are mesmerized by Potter, who immediately ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: farm, small town, mischievous children, mysterious character, wish come true, survival, friendship, small town life, family life, family relations, wizards and magicians, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2.5
 380
Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: rivalry, on the run, hidden identity, family relations, animal life, supernatural romance, family life, pets, disorder, partners, impossible love, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: moose, puppets, wounded animal, friends, family relations, friendship, animal life, pets, youth, family, heroes, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, orphan, heroes, family, getting home, cons and scams, young heroes, mischievous children, crimes, family relations, friends, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Hermie & Friends: A Fruitcake Christmas (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: friends, family relations, family, escapades, heroes, family life, disorder, danger, pets, christmas, caterpillar
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 3K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, danger, rescue, buddies, partners, animal life, disorder, friendship, friends, youth ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.2
 13K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, friends, nothing goes right, pets, animal life, suburbs, family, disorder, fish out of water, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Castle Ra-Tim-Bum (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young wizard must create new spells in his magic book before the planets align. His uncle and aunt, powerful mages themselves, help him achieve that. Based on the award-winning Brazilian TV series.
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, escapades, save the day, heroes, supernatural ability, imaginary, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, eccentric family, family, family life, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 2K
Gordy (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: on the road, pig, rescue, animal life, heroic mission, danger, journey, farm, friendship, talking animals, adventure, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 254
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, suspense
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, orphan, coming of age, parents and children, young heroes, experiment gone awry, family, teenage life, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, heroes, when the parents are away ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 652
Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, criminal heroes, escapades, save the day, crimes, goofy hero, odd couple, rivalry, rescue, treasure hunt, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 7K
Bhoothnath (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, invisibility, friendship, adventure, young heroes, buddies, family life, disorder, family relations, friends, family, mischievous children ...
Place: asia, india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animal, pets, animal life, family life, family, friends, family relations, ranch, fish out of water, odd couple, misfit, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead. His mother is furious, but when Jack uses the magic bike to save the local hot dog stand from the clutches of corrupt big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: escapades, heroic mission, family, miraculous event, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, friends, family relations, social relations, wizards and magicians, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.4
 2K
Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: single parent, friends, family relations, animal life, disorder, family life, misfit, teenage life, heroes, adventure, family, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: swamp, store, friendship, youth, best friends, danger, puppets, friends, kidnapping, rescue, partners, confined ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: sasquatch, wildlife, family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, bounty hunter, parents and children, kindness, bigfoot, vegetarian, hamburger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disorder, family life, friends, family relations, mischievous children, adventure, heroes, family, factory, youth, activism, bicycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 476
Joey (1997)
Genre: Family, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey when it is caught and taken to Sydney. Linda, the young daughter of the U.S. Ambassador is helping Billy in his task.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kangaroo, adventure, heroes, mischievous children, babies and infants, young heroes, rescue, on the road, orphan, family relations, friends, family ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, small town life, young heroes, family, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 3.8
 525
Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, heroes, save the day, family, parents and children, urban, youth, best friends, friends, forceful separation, pets, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During Christmas' holidays, the children of a village split in two gang to play a snowball war. But that half-tone war scattered some bitterness and make more difficult the mutual attirance between Luc, the chief of the assailant and Sophie one ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: village, village life, family life, disorder, animal life, escapades, adventure, family, family relations, battles, friends, snowball fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, college, witch, adventure, heroic mission, supernatural, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, youth, danger, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, lawyer, district attorney, family, family relations, danger, youth, body swapping, family life, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, wish come true ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, pig, survival, rescue, spider, family, friends, grass, spring, uncle, barn, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, friends, family relations, disorder, ghost, family, road not taken, hopes, hollywood, starting over, redemption, supernatural ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, puppy, pets, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, family, contests and competitions, fish out of water, rivalry, ambition, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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