Movies like When Good Ghouls Go Bad

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When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
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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!" Curtis was buried in a locked crypt, along with a sculpture so evil, that unearthly fates were said to await anyone who looked at it. Now, 20 years later, the Walker men have returned to Walker Falls. They start a chain of events that unleashes an army of zombies on the town. Has Curtis Danko risen from the grave to exact his revenge? And will the people of Walker Falls make it through the night?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, scary, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, ghost, afterlife, small town, supernatural, mischievous children, disorder, curses spells and rituals, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure, save the day, youth, childhood, family, factory, small town life, clown, bully, father son relationship, skeleton, halloween party, grandfather grandson relationship, death of grandfather, crypt ...
Place: usa, minnesota

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Most similar movies to When Good Ghouls Go Bad

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, youth, disorder, danger, supernatural, adventure and magic mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like When Good Ghouls Go Bad: The Scream Team (2002), The Haunted Mansion (2003), High Spirits (1988), Halloweentown (1998), The Little Ghost (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, scary, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: ghost, afterlife, halloween, supernatural, youth, haunted house, single parent, father son relationship, disney, rescue, family, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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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: entertaining, gothic, scary, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, disney, supernatural, reincarnation, children, family vacation, family relations, family, halloween, adventure ...
Time: victorian era, contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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High Spirits (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, castle, romance, halloween, disorder, fall in love, hotel, supernatural romance, camp, murder ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Halloweentown (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her 13th birthday, Marnie learns she's a witch, discovers a secret portal, and is transported to Halloweentown — a magical place where ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves live apart from the human world. But she soon finds herself ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, melancholic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, teenage girl, youth, good versus evil, disney, disorder, supernatural ability, rescue, save the day, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Little Ghost (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Little Ghost lives in the castle over looking a small town and awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Follow him on this adventure to see his first sunrise ever!
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, youth, adventure, supernatural, small town, family, small town life, escapades, coming of age, heroes, social relations, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, dog, human becoming an animal, family, magic, youth, best friends, curses spells and rituals, family relations, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: sweet, feel good, light, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, halloween, friendship, supernatural, haunted house, mischievous children, afterlife, family, father daughter relationship, single father, friends, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: maine, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 295
Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
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: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence) and the Bannister family have moved into a new home just in time for Halloween! When Zeus and George (Gary Valentine of "The King of Queens") decide to investigate a creepy neighbor (Lance Henriksen of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, dog, pets, save the day, haunted house, family, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, friendship, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: halloween, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, computers and web, computer, burglar, haunted house, spirit, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Peter Ustinov stars as the eponymous wraith, who returns to Earth to aid his descendant, elderly Elsa Lanchester (Stowecroft). The villains want to kick Lanchester and her friends out of their group home so that they can build a crooked casino. Good ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pirate, ghost, witch, gambling, island, college, disney, afterlife, male female relationship, betrayal, adventure, superhero ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Return to Halloweentown (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, heroic mission, college, supernatural, adventure, youth, mysterious character, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, disney ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, supernatural ability, escapades, family, miraculous event, wish come true, magic, youth, elf, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Halloweentown High (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marnie Piper prepares to begin a new school year, she asks the Halloweentown Hot Witches' Council to work toward openness between Halloweentown and the mortal world. She proposes to bring a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, offbeat
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, date night, kids ...
Plot: halloween, witch, magic, supernatural, teenage witch, hereditary gift of witchcraft, witchcraft, monster, friends, disney, friendship, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, adventure, giant, adventurer, young heroes, escapades, legends and myths, disorder, friends, family, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: scary, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: vampire, youth, family relations, supernatural, parents and children, disney, family, mischievous children, woman in danger, couples, disorder, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
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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: light, humorous, entertaining, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, death, single father, supernatural, scientist, justice, happy ending, laboratory, parents and children, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Beanstalk (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A young boy finds a crate of green beans. When they're planted, they grow a beanstalk to the clouds, where a castle of giants are habited.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: youth, giant, small town, magical object, parent child relationship, single mother, eviction, landlord, friends, disorder, young heroes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: monster, family, brother brother relationship, friendship, adventure, young heroes, coming of age, halloween, fantasy world, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lilly the Witch: The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, youth, curses spells and rituals, family, adventure, wizards and magicians, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, good versus evil, heroic mission, save the day, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, nanny, family relations, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, prank, mischievous children, family, ghost, disorder, animal life ...
Place: latin america, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, family, stupidity, disguise, supernatural, heroic mission, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, investigation, supernatural ability, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, palermo italy, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, parents and children, mischievous children, little boy, disorder, youth, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, single parent, family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, supernatural, brother sister relationship, animals, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.0
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Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, scary ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: youth, young heroes, adventure, save the day, supernatural, disorder, family relations, parents and children, supernatural ability, family, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pinocchio (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lie, pinocchio, fish out of water, obsessive quest, mischievous children, adventurer, disorder, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, young heroes, escapades ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 793
Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, adventure, rivalry, crime gone awry, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, odd couple, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hocus Pocus (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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, feel good, scary ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: witch, halloween, magic, supernatural, teenage life, halloween party, resurrection, wizards and magicians, immortality, disney, sisters, cat ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 18th century, 17th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Beverly Hills Family Robinson (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Marsha Robinson, host of a TV cooking show, takes her family on a working vacation to a South Seas Island, but their yacht is hijacked by pirates, and then shipwrecked, and the Robinsons must survive Marsha's complaints while they build a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pirate, adventure, survival, shipwreck, fish out of water, family life, escapades, island, screwball, disorder, cooking and food, disney ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two boys follow in their late fathers foot steps by inventing weird and wonderful gadgets. Trouble lies ahead when after a halloween party the spirit of their father ends up in the latest invention, a robot.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, weird, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: robot, teenager, ghost, youth, family, halloween, halloween party, brother brother relationship, reporter, father son relationship, family relations, seance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%