Movies like Ghost Writer

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Ghost Writer (1989)
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Ghost Writer (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A writer moves into a Malibu beach house, and comes up against the ghost of an actress who supposedly had committed suicide there 30 years previously, but had been murdered by her boyfriend. The ghost asks the writer's help in proving her boyfriend the killer.
Plot: dog, ghost, police, writers, twins, murder, car chase, beach, invisibility, beach house, dance club, wax museum, alcohol, kiss, bikini, classic car, gun, cleavage, jogging, concussion, bare ass
Place: malibu california

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Most similar movies to Ghost Writer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, cult film and feel good films with plots about ghost, disorder, supernatural, chase, dog, family relations and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Ghost Writer: Hunk (1987), Malibu Spring Break (2003), Beach Fever (1987), Maxie (1985), Slack Bay (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hunk (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A "devilish" tale about an ordinary guy who is visited by a beautiful apparition promising him popularity and drop-dead good looks in exchange for his soul. Transformed overnight into a "hunk," he soon discovers there may be hell ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, nerd, couples, disorder, physical appearance, cons and scams, fall in love, unlikely couple, switching roles, womanizer, love and romance, beach house ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Malibu Spring Break (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Two Arizona girls head out to the Malibu beaches for a springbreak of partying and fun in the sun. Malibu Spring Break is a 2003 comedy starring Playboy Bunny Pilar Lastra. It also stars Kristin Novak and Charity Rahmer.
Style: sexy, hot
Plot: beach, surfer, summer, seduction, blonde, female nudity, housekeeper, sex scene, seductive, party, mini skirt, blue panties ...
Place: malibu california
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89%
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Beach Fever (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Japanese entrepreneur is set on a quest by his wealthy father to find the world's best opening line in order to "get the girl". But when they stumble upon a sure-fire love potion, mayhem ensues.
Style: teen sex comedy, sex comedy
Plot: beach party, ethnic stereotype, beach, horny, aphrodisiac, love potion, abduction, pimp, boat, oral sex, song, bound and gagged ...
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87%
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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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, love triangle, reincarnation, true love, fish out of water, afterlife, love affair, disorder, supernatural, tragic hero, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Slack Bay (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Summer 1910. Several tourists have vanished while relaxing on the beautiful beaches of the Channel Coast. Infamous inspectors Machin and Malfoy soon gather that the epicenter of these mysterious disappearances must be Slack Bay, a unique site where ...
Plot: nude beach, beach, missing person, etiquette, father daughter incest, swamp, levitation, sea, fat man, accident, disappearance, fishing ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: english channel, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Nightmare Sisters (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Melody, Marci, and Mickey are three geeky college girls who can't get a date. One night, they invite some geeky college guys over and have a seance that results in the girls becoming possessed and turning into sex starved vamps. Will the geek ...
Style: erotic, sexy, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, seance, exploitation, seduction, occult, sorority, succubus, looking for sex, youth, ghost, mentally unstable, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, dark fantasy, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: surrealism, afterlife, dark humor, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, possession, goth, teenage girl, psychic, heaven and hell, life after death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Brewster McCloud (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brewster is an owlish, intellectual boy who lives in a fallout shelter of the Houston Astrodome. He has a dream: to take flight within the confines of the stadium. Brewster tells those he trusts of his dream, but displays a unique way of treating ...
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, guardian angel, tour guide, retirement home, murder, strangler, bird, flying, psychopath, dark humor, custody, obsession ...
Place: texas, asia, vietnam, san francisco, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, womanizer, fish out of water, gender bending, switching roles, murder, gender, divine intervention, justice, redemption, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Delirious (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A soap opera writer gets hit on the head and wakes up as a character in his own show.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, parody, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, disorder, wall street, nothing goes right, love and romance, goofy hero, writer's life, romance, switching roles, parent child relationship, alternate reality, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio, africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Chasing Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jack Cameron is a single dad that decides not to observe Christmas because his wife left him around that time. The ghosts of Christmas past and present try and get Jack to relent, but they screw up their jobs and send themselves on a wild ride ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Plot: ghost, christmas, christmas season, haunted by the past, mission gone awry, supernatural, sent to the past, mission, time travel, changing the past or future, christmas spirit, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
School Spirit (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only thing keeping Billy Batson from the girl of his dreams is one little condom -- or rather the lack of one. Lucky Billy finds one at an all-night roadhouse -- but speeding back to his girl, he is killed in a head-on collision with a truck. ...
Style: teen sex comedy, psychotronic, sex comedy, urban fantasy, cult film ...
Plot: school, invisibility, ghost, woman in a wheelchair, invisible man, seductive man, shadow, bad reputation, european in usa, jail, manipulative person, auto repair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Wicked Stepmother (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up to the family's mother, a private ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: switching roles, stepmother, supernatural, witchcraft, scam, tiger, rescue, private investigator, cat, dysfunctional family, witch, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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WillFull (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Catherine (Anna Lise Phillips) returns to Australia after years abroad only to be confronted by her wilful mother, Katya (Anne Looby)... a ghost with attitude and a wardrobe to match.
Plot: dog, hallucination, mother daughter relationship, death, flashback, family relations, loss of mother, death of mother, motivational speaker, ghost, chase
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dream a Little Dream 2 (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dinger and Bobby's adventure start when a pair of magical sunglasses arrive at the door. Their mundane lives in L.A. get a crazy twist-but soon enough, they've got thugs on their trail who want the valuable pair for themselves. Under hot ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, buddy movie ...
Plot: obsessive quest, superhuman powers, partners, buddies, stalking, on the run, mad scientist, nothing goes right, chase, best friends, friends, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
It All Came True (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. The film was later ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, talky, humorous, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, romance, opposites attract, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, unlikely couple, supernatural ability, supernatural, disorder ...
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Teen Wolf Too (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although awkward college student Todd Howard is particularly adept at science, he's paying for school with an athletic scholarship that he will lose should he not fare well in an upcoming boxing tournament. Luckily for Todd, he has inherited ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: werewolf, college, society, dangerous animal, moral dilemma, college life, teenage life, campus, youth, misfit, teenager, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 10K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: switching roles, body swapping, school, workaholic, child as adult, switching bodies, family, communication problem, disorder, quibbling, longing, elementary school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, afterlife, supernatural, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, love and romance, wedding, family relations, couples, looking for love ...
Place: usa
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50%
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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, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, love and romance, spirit, hotel ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ee Pattanathil Bhootham (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film opens with a ‘Manthravadi’ (Thilakan) an evil magician (Pithamagan Mahadevan) to obey to his commands and make spiriting away a friendly ghost money through crime. Meanwhile a group of kids and their benefactors are held hostage in a ...
Plot: circus, ghost, black magic, cave, sorcerer, burglar, stuntman, motorcycle stunt, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, child as adult, disorder, fish out of water, family life, parents and children, misfit, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite (1981)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In this sequel to The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything, down-on-his-luck Kirby Winter inherits a floundering business, and the magical gold watch which can stop time. But his wedding plans with Bonnie Lee Beaumont are interrupted when her ...
Plot: farm, hotel, boat, land developer, bomb, strip club, police, jail, land grab, time freeze, dynamite, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Harvey (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: James Stewart reprises his stage and 1950 film role as Elwood P. Dowd in this 1972 Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie.
Plot: insanity, sanitarium, taxi driver, rabbit, brother sister relationship, friendship, mental institution, party, drunkenness, nurse, doctor, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
All American Christmas Carol (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, cult film
Plot: christmas, starting over, hopes, ghost, single parent, family relations, family problems, estrangement, parents and children, strong female character, social services, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Let There Be Light! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God comes to Earth in order to make a film.
Plot: hollywood, body swapping, writers, jewish, heaven, filmmaking, outer space, devil, bible, invisibility, cockroach, asteroid ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A TV adaptation of Washington Irving's classic ghost story. Humor is the drawing card in this version, with Jeff Goldblum a nerdish Ichabod Crane, Dick Butkus an appropriately nasty Brom Bones, and Meg Foster as spirited Katrina van Tassel. ...
Style: sexy, visually appealing, humorous, talky, clever ...
Plot: teacher, ghost story, colonial america, spirit, superstition, jealous woman, best friends, bully, evil spirit, widow, legend, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Girl I Want (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brainy girl turns bimbo and a football star turns brainy in order to attract each other's attention, only to discover that they liked each other the way they were in the first place.
Style: cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, athlete, attraction, bimbo, car chase, sex, bully, female nudity, high school, erotica, clique, nerd ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, pets, escapades, best friends, hopes, partners, race against time, save the day, family, adventure, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Move (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.
Plot: playwright, husband wife relationship, horse, psychiatrist, dog, saint bernard dog, moving, police officer, absurdism, surrealism, secretary, fantasy becomes reality ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%