Movies like Ghostbusters 2016

If you like "Ghostbusters" you are looking for reboot, visually appealing and surprise ending movies about / with ghosts, female friendship, ghost hunting, ghost, supernatural, friendship and transformation themes of Action, Comedy and Fantasy genre shot in USA or Australia.
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Ghostbusters (2016)
 6.5
 201K
Ghostbusters (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.
Style: reboot, visually appealing, surprise ending, humorous, absurd, feel good, light, exciting, captivating, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: ghosts, female friendship, ghost hunting, ghost, supernatural, friendship, transformation, paranormal phenomena, battles, paranormal, teamwork, danger, ghost hunter, misunderstanding, four friends, interracial friendship, paranormal investigator, paranormal investigation, chase, monster, fight, cliche, supernatural power, mad scientist, scientist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Ghostbusters

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, psychotronic, exciting and entertaining films with plots about danger, chase, explosion, violence, escape, good versus evil and weapons mostly in Action, Sci-Fi and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ghostbusters: Kong: Skull Island (2017), Pixels (2015), Power Rangers (2017), Charlie's Angels (2019), Iron Man 3 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Explore the mysterious and dangerous home of the king of the apes as a team of explorers ventures deep inside the treacherous, primordial island.
Style: suspense, exciting, absurd, surprise ending, entertaining ...
Plot: giant animal, monster, expedition, survival, island, gorilla, monsters, prehistoric creature, creature, danger, bomb, giant creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, 1940s, year 1944
Place: bangkok thailand, pacific ocean, thailand, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 130K
Pixels (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: video game, adventure, save the world, danger, heroes, geek, alien attack, family, imaginary, nerd, escapades, alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1982, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, taj mahal, india, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 350K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, slime, monster, heroic mission, danger, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 100K
Power Rangers (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Saban's Power Rangers follows five ordinary teens who must become something extraordinary when they learn that their small town of Angel Grove — and the world — is on the verge of being obliterated by an alien threat. Chosen by destiny, our ...
Style: reboot, surprise ending, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: superhero team, superhero, good versus evil, transformation, monster, teenage superhero, power rangers, giant creature, mentor, giant robots, teenager, high school ...
Time: prehistory, year 2017, quarry, 2010s, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Charlie's Angels (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Reboot of the 1970s TV series / early 2000s film franchise.
Style: light, funny, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, female assassin, spy, danger, martial arts, undercover agent, chase, adventure, betrayal, partners, fighting crime, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, quarry, 2010s
Place: usa, berlin germany, paris france, hamburg germany, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 744K
Iron Man 3 (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, intense, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, adventure, vengeance, hotshot hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, millionaire, betrayal, security guard ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999, 90s, year 2012 ...
Place: malibu california, tennessee, washington d.c., switzerland, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser.
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, good versus evil, save the world, spacecraft, space travel, creature, adventure, superhero, anti heroes, imaginary, teamwork, space and aliens ...
Time: future, year 1988, 2010s, year 2014, 80s
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 140K
Rampage (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, touching, psychotronic ...
Plot: monster, gorilla, mutation, creature feature, giant monster, destruction, giant animal, wolf, fear, rescue, rage, animal attack ...
Time: quarry, 2010s
Place: colorado, illinois, wyoming, missouri, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Style: suspense, comic, surprise ending, intense, entertaining ...
Plot: apocalypse, superhero team, mutant, superhero, super strength, world domination, immortality, superhuman, comics, transformation, heroes, battlefield ...
Time: 80s, future, 2010s, year 1983
Place: egypt, poland, west berlin west germany, east berlin, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 428K
Captain Marvel (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is an all-new adventure from a previously ...
Style: exciting, comic, humorous, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: female warrior, superhero, good versus evil, superheroine, superhuman powers, save the world, danger, space wars, alien civilization, super strength, alien invasion, warrior ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: los angeles, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 245K
Shazam! (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.
Style: entertaining, captivating, surprise ending, psychotronic, whimsical
Plot: super powers, superhero, magic, costumed hero, superhuman powers, wizards, teenage boy, secret identity, adventure, foster home, origin of hero, teenage hero ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, year 1974
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When trucker, Jack Burton agreed to take his friend, Wang Chi to pick up his fiancee at the airport, he never expected to get involved in a supernatural battle between good and evil. Wang's fiancee has emerald green eyes, which make her a ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: truck driver, adventure, kidnapping, good versus evil, martial arts, race against time, rescue, danger, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, magic, prophecy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Monster Squad (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Count Dracula adjourns to Earth, accompanied by Frankenstein's Monster, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and the Gillman. The uglies are in search of a powerful amulet that will grant them power to rule the world. Our heroes - the Monster Squad are the ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children, kids
Plot: mummy, vampire, small town, werewolf, world domination, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: usa, transylvania, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 1.2M
The Avengers (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, good versus evil, monster, superhuman powers, imaginary, save the world, heroic mission, alien invasion, giant, teamwork, costumed hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, berlin germany, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
 4K
Maximum Ride (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins.
Style: enigmatic, surprise ending, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: experiment, supernatural power, teenage boy, rescue, danger, leader, deception, chase, mutant, stalking, teenage girl, beating ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face ...
Style: exciting, serious, gloomy, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: transformation, superhuman powers, scientist, superhero, mutant, giant, on the run, experiment gone awry, chaos, creature, adventure, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, brazil, rio de janeiro, usa, virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 61K
Mystery Men (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When Champion City's hero Captain Amazing is kidnapped by the recently paroled supervillain Casanova Frankenstein, a trio of average, everyday superheroes -- Mr. Furious, the Shoveler and the Blue Raja -- assemble a new super team to save him.
Style: humorous, not serious, stylized, exciting, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, teenage superhero, bowling, parody, hostage, superhero spoof, save the day, heroic mission, crimes, daring rescue, criminal's revenge, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 42K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, save the world, hotshot hero, escapades, danger, parody, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, colorado, south dakota, siberia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Masters of the Universe (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The world of Eternia in the aftermath of Skeletor's war on Castle Grayskull, which he has won after seizing Grayskull and the surrounding city using a cosmic key developed by the locksmith Gwildor. The Sorceress is now Skeletor's prisoner ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, cult film ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, battles, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, supernatural, danger, save the day, time travel, transformation, one man army ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 2K
The Specials (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: America's 7th Best Superhero Team, the Specials, are a group of geeks and oddballs. We get to see one day in their lives as fan and new member Nightbird joins the group, just in time for the group to get a new line of action figures. But the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: superhero, parody, secret identity, superhuman powers, good versus evil, adventure, ambition, escapades, imaginary, danger, goofy hero, secretary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 58K
Colossal (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Spain, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: surprise ending, absurd, melancholic, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: dark fantasy, creature, mental breakdown, giant robots, giant monster, alcoholic, small town, catastrophe, monster, drinking, bullying, remote control ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 76K
Hellboy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria, Canada, Portugal, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hellboy comes to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin's consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.
Style: reboot, bleak, enigmatic, suspense, dark humor ...
Plot: monster, superhero, devil, good versus evil, hell, secret society, supernatural, violence, witch, magic, father son relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 2010s, middle ages, year 1992 ...
Place: tijuana mexico, england, scotland, london, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, batman, justice, imaginary, dark hero, flying man, heroes, death, vigilante ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1981, 2010s, year 1918
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, tijuana mexico, washington d.c., africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 888K
Deadpool (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new ...
Style: exciting, dark humor, comic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, anti hero, superhuman powers, revenge, anti heroes, dark hero, mutant, supernatural ability, imaginary, immortality, self healing, weapons ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, suspense, epic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural power, super villain, team, magic, fight scenes, end of the world, superhero, battlefield, supervillain, teenage superhero, save the world, genocide ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, scotland, africa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Superhero Movie (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The team behind Scary Movie takes on the comic book genre in this tale of Rick Riker, a nerdy teen imbued with superpowers by a radioactive dragonfly. And because every hero needs a nemesis, enter Lou Landers, aka the villainously goofy Hourglass.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, superhero, secret identity, superhero spoof, goofy hero, anti heroes, experiment gone awry, good versus evil, nothing goes right, superhuman powers, save the world, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Star Wars: Episode VIII (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.
Style: surprise ending, exciting, futuristic, captivating, family saga ...
Plot: supernatural power, space opera, space battle, star wars, fight, alien, good versus evil, space travel, rebel, power struggle, laser gun, lightsaber ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 105K
MIB 23 (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: China, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Continuing adventures of the crime fighting duo Jenko and Schmidt.
Style: surprise ending, buddy movie, psychotronic, buddy comedy
Plot: secret organization, co worker co worker relationship, brooklyn new york city, alien invasion, eiffel tower paris, false accusation, glowing eyes, alien life-form, alien race, sahara, spacecraft, island ...
Time: year 2016, 90s, year 1986, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: paris france, new york, london, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 150K
Fantastic Four (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero team, adventure, superhero, transformation, imaginary, telekinesis, teleportation, strong female character, portal, save the world, fighting crime, escapades ...
Time: year 2014, year 2015, 2000s, 2010s, year 2007
Place: usa, panama, pentagon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: We always knew they were coming back. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, surprise ending, exciting, entertaining ...
Plot: end of the world, alien invasion, alien, human versus alien, apocalypse, technology, space travel, president, rescue attempt, disaster film, independence day, fear ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, tower bridge london, atlantic ocean, africa, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%