Movies like My Ghost Dog

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My Ghost Dog (1997)
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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: family relations, adventure, ghost, family, heroes, friends, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, family life, blind ambition, danger, animal life, disorder, rescue, invisibility, dog, magic trick, death, talking dog, puppy, boy, bully, stepfather, death in the family, parrot ...

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Most similar movies to My Ghost Dog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family, family relations, friends, disorder, adventure, heroes and family life mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like My Ghost Dog: A Dog's Tale (2000), A Christmoose Carol (2005), Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998), Bailey's Billion$ (2005), The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: child as adult, adventure, mischievous children, treasure hunt, wish come true, heroes, escapades, youth, danger, daring rescue, hopes, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, adventure, heroes, youth, escapades, family, animal life, christmas, children, friends, wounded animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, anti heroes, daring rescue, young heroes, youth, danger, anti hero, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Hermie & Friends: A Fruitcake Christmas (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: heroes, family life, disorder, friends, danger, escapades, christmas, family, pets, computer animation, family relations, caterpillar
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, golden retriever, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, family, mischievous children, youth, family life, disorder, friends, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, disorder, family relations, redemption, family life, hidden identity, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, animal life, uninhibited rivalry, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 4K
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, adventure, buddies, partners, friendship, youth, danger, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Dog Who Stopped the War (1984)
Genre: 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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: village, village life, adventure, disorder, family relations, animal life, friends, battles, family life, escapades, family, snowball fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: farm, small town, heroes, family, small town life, survival, wish come true, friendship, miraculous event, family life, curses spells and rituals, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.0
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, pets, family life, family, puppy, pet dog, lost dog, dog, dead animal, animal human communication, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, youth, save the day, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, eccentric family, family life, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, young heroes, escapades, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, friendship, family life, friends, escapades, family, adventure, partners, chase, danger, heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, experiment gone awry, child as adult, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, best friends, rescue, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: humorous, touching, feel good, 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 ⇓
50%
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: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, talking dog, nothing goes right, family, friends, family relations, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animals, pets, family life, friends, family relations, family, teenage life, misfit, partners, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 560
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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, kangaroo, babies and infants, child in peril, disorder, animal life, friends, family life, kidnapping, friendship, on the road, heroes ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, rivalry, save the day, supernatural, escapades, heroes, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, miraculous event, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, pets, family, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, golden retriever, adventure, love, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Brother the Pig (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you act like an animal, you just may become one!
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, ghost, family, danger, youth, mischievous children, prank, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, disorder ...
Place: mexico, europe, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 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: humorous, offbeat, feel good, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: single parent, family relations, escapades, family, heroes, danger, misfit, adventure, youth, teenage life, family life, friends ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 2K
Gordy (1994)
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, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pig, on the road, rescue, heroic mission, danger, farm, friendship, talking animals, animal life, adventure, journey, kids and family ...
Place: st. louis missouri, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny (1972)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Poor Santa Claus. This live-action feature finds his sleigh stuck in the sand on a Florida beach only days before Christmas Eve.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: family outing
Plot: beach, santa claus, heroes, pirate, ghost, danger, dangerous animal, young heroes, mischievous children, save the day, family, parents and children ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.8
 763
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, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, disorder, escapades, rivalry, adventure, crime gone awry, heist, danger, odd couple, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.6
 687
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, miraculous event, wish come true, magic, elf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, disorder, family relations, road not taken, starting over, friends, hollywood, hopes, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, teenage life, friendship, family life, child as adult, youth, basketball, danger, family, imaginary, legends and myths ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, pets, santa claus, escapades, best friends, hopes, family, chases and races, adventure, save the day, race against time, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%