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Happy Ghost III (1986)
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Happy Ghost III (1986)
Original name: 開心鬼撞鬼
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young, unsuccessful singer, after committing suicide, is to be reincarnated, this time into a musical family. Her spirit must get to the hospital where her future mother is currently ready to give birth to her, so that she can enter the womb and be born. Unfortunately, she misses her appointed birth time, twice, due to the accidental intervention of a young man, Mr. Hong. At first she is angry and makes life hard for him, but eventually they fall in love, although she can't stay around long as she has one last chance to be born.
Plot: ghost, pregnancy, student, suicide, hospital, reincarnation, singer, professor, electric fan, triad

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, captivating and feel good films with plots about love and romance, ghost, hospital, romance, couples, love and reincarnation mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Happy Ghost III: Ghosts Can't Do It (1989), My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002), Chances Are (1989), All's Well, Ends Well (1992), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ghosts Can't Do It (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Elderly Scott kills himself after a heart attack wrecks his body, but then comes back as a ghost and convinces his loving young hot wife Kate to pick and kill a young man in order for Scott to possess his body and be with her again.
Style: bleak, serious, exciting, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ghost, love and romance, reincarnation, obsession, afterlife, murder, murderous pair, romance, supernatural, deadly, supernatural romance, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, supernatural, hopes, friendship, unfulfilled love, afterlife, dealing with death, escapades, obsessive quest, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, couple relations, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All's Well, Ends Well (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A romantic Chinese New Year comedy about the three Shang brothers. Eldest brother Shang Moon is a philandering businessman who treats his hideous yet hard-working wife like dirt. Middle brother Shang Foon is a disc jockey/playboy who tries to score ...
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: farce, family relations, housewife, disorder, new year, couples, ballet, disagreement, instructor, love and romance, ghost, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, love and romance, impossible love, true love, couple relations, fall in love, supernatural romance, looking for love, unfulfillment ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
As Tears Go By (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two parallel stories of Wah caught in the mist of a love affair with his beloved cousin, Ngor and his relationship with his triad brother, Fly, who seems to never fall out of trouble.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: gang, gangsters, friendship, triad, brother sister incest, love and romance, crime, hopes, crimes, island, unfulfilled love, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Fate (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In 1980, 20-year-old novice director Stuart Paul exhibited far more chutzpah than talent with Falling in Love Again. Ten years later, an older, wiser Paul has picked up some talent, but it's still outweighed by sheer nerve. In Fate, Paul casts ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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2002 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Hong Kong, the special force of the police known as 2002 is composed of the twenty-two year-old cop Chiu and his ghost partner and they fight against supernatural phenomena under the guidance of the mystic Paper Chan. When his partner ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, captivating
Plot: ghost, special agents, reincarnation, martial arts, afterlife, supernatural, good versus evil, introspection, vengeance, battles, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, reincarnation, ghost, sword fight, prince, mannequin, department store, store, imaginary, romance, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Yesterday Once More (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mr. and Mrs. To are wealthy, creative jewel thieves who divorce for no apparent reason after a successful diamond heist. A year later, she's engaged to the son of a rich woman who begrudgingly lets her son give his fiancée a family heirloom ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: criminal heroes, crimes, romance, dishonesty, heist, breakup, couples, infidelity, true love, jewel thief, inheritance, swindle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Bachelor's Swan Song (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kenny and Maggie, lovers of long standing, have been scrimping and saving for their marriage. One day Maggie suspects that she is pregnant, and suggests an early wedding. Kenny is thunder struck as he has just lost his every cent in the stock market.
Plot: loan shark, middle class, in laws, sign language, dowry, farce
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All That... for This?! (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The plot is about a trial against three men who tried to earn loads of money by illegal methods to get to Canada and about the lawyers and the judge who get on with the trial and who are being unfaithful to their couples.
Style: non-linear
Plot: nude dance, hospital, suicide, full moon, dysfunctional couple, sex talk, mountain climbing, adultery, extramarital affair, voice imitation, military parade, falling off a cliff ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liza's a nurse, seeking love. Her only company is a long-dead Japanese pop star, who turns her into a fox-fairy out of jealousy. Now, every men who desires Liza shall die horribly. Can she overcome the curse?
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: curse, pop singer, nurse, romance, love, dating, ghost, jealousy, death of lover, friendship, couples, cursed ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Screw Loose (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of an Italian natural food company has a heart attack and asks his son, Bernardo, to find the man who saved his life in World War II and bring him to his deathbed. He does so and finds the man in a sanitarium and must deal with his hijinks ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, whimsical, fairy tale ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 723
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 232
E_mail (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Athens in August becomes the place where a group of young people live, fall in love and have fun - guided by, and communicating through, the Internet.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.7
 17K
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding! (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this comedy, an aspiring singer finds herself single and pregnant. The story begins when she is rushed to the hospital to give birth. She is joined by three men; all of them want to marry her. The story of her pregnancy and her rise to stardom ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Guardian Angels (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
We Are Not Angels (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angel and the devil fight for the soul of a Belgrade playboy who made a young girl pregnant.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: angel, pregnancy, love and romance, lifestyle, good versus evil, cons and scams, fall in love, womanizer, youth, couples, graduation, baby ...
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Place: europe, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
How to Drown Dr. Mracek, the Lawyer (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Screwball '94 (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A teenage boy awakens a ghost from an antique pot. To be reincarnated the ghost must help his present day counterpart by helping him find romance.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: cumshot, hell, gay joke, peeping tom, antique, castration, afterlife, seduction, parent child relationship, sexual fantasy, reincarnation, aphrodisiac ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 67
In Between (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three directors deliver three stories about the love of in the modern world.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, wedding dress, ultrasound, falling in love, elevator, unhappy wife, cigarette smoking, friendship, interlinked stories, man in underwear, gay, telephone ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Spooky Bunch (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Cantonese opera company is attacked by an army of ghosts, thanks to a feud between the dead grandfathers of one of the company's actresses and a young man.
Plot: female director, possession, curse, actor, ghost, spirit, cantonese, supernatural
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Look Out, Officer! (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide. Therefore the heavens send him back to Earth as a spirit to find his 'savior' who will help him clear his name. Hsing, a ...
Style: buddy comedy, toilet humor
Plot: ghost, police, drug traffic, shrimp, old woman, criminal, pet cat, vietnamese, urination, dinner table, crime boss, fistfight ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Over My Dead Body (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hitman, reincarnation, love and romance, hopes, womanizer, romance, redemption, couple relations, supernatural ability, supernatural, couples, deal with the devil ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 969
Maxie (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party girl named Maxie, who died in a car crash the morning before her big ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, love triangle, reincarnation, supernatural romance, fish out of water, true love, afterlife, love affair, disorder, tragic hero, supernatural, lifestyle ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 200
Leave Me Alone (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leave Me Alone (Chinese: 阿孖有難, also Ah ma yau nan) is a 2004 Hong Kong thriller film directed and co-written by Danny Pang. Gay fashion designer Yiu Chun Man (Ekin Cheng) is visited in Hong Kong by his straight twin brother, Yiu Chun Kit ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Plot: twins, hospital, crimes, danger, switching roles, reunion, manipulation, fashion, car accident, brother brother relationship, bank, drag ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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