Movies like Ghost Writer

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Ghost Writer (1989)
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Ghost Writer (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 128 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, twins, writers, gun, beach, alcohol, kiss, car chase, murder, bikini, invisibility, wax museum, cleavage, jogging, beach house, concussion, dance club, bare ass, classic car
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, dog and family mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Ghost Writer: Hunk (1987), Malibu Spring Break (2003), Beach Fever (1987), Brewster McCloud (1970), 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, semi serious, humorous, cult film, sex comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, nerd, unlikely couple, love and romance, womanizer, fall in love, switching roles, cons and scams, physical appearance, disorder, couples, 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
Plot: beach, surfer, summer, cleavage, female nudity, black panties, bikini, mini skirt, breasts, panties pulled down, blue panties, sex scene ...
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.2
 98
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: sex comedy
Plot: pimp, bikini, teen sex comedy, beach, ethnic stereotype, beach party, love potion, boat, aphrodisiac, oral sex, horny, bound and gagged ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: semi serious, dark humor, surreal, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tour guide, retirement home, bird, strangler, flying, car chase, guardian angel, wings, bittersweet, psychopath ...
Place: texas, san francisco, vietnam, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 6.0
 4K
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, father daughter incest, missing person, beach, etiquette, falling down, sexual confusion, north sea, transsexual, spit, mysterious disappearance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s
Place: english channel, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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 ⇓
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, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, seance, occult, exploitation, seduction, sorority, siblings relations, couples, friends, loss of virginity, danger, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.5
 257K
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, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, teenage girl, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, surrealism, life after death, heaven and hell, possession, goth, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 5.8
 9K
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, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, womanizer, fish out of water, switching roles, murder, gender, redemption, love and romance, partners, battle of the sexes, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 8K
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, offbeat, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: writers, disorder, wall street, switching roles, nothing goes right, love and romance, writer's life, romance, goofy hero, parent child relationship, alternate reality, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: cleveland ohio, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Chasing Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Plot: ghost, christmas, haunted by the past, supernatural, mission gone awry, sent to the past, mission, christmas season, time travel, changing the past or future, christmas spirit, race against time ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, suspenseful, offbeat, humorous
Plot: switching roles, supernatural, spell, magic, private investigator, rescue, cat, vegetarian, dysfunctional family, hair, fictional game show, chain smoking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.3
 828
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: psychotronic, sex comedy, cult film
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: invisibility, ghost, condom, school, accident, undressing, taking a photograph, ambition, abuse of power, rivalry, blackout, humiliation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.4
 10K
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, cult film, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: werewolf, college, teenager, moral dilemma, college life, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, switching roles, youth, dangerous animal, society, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 67
WillFull (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 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, mother daughter relationship, flashback, loss of mother, death of mother, ghost, hallucination, death, motivational speaker, pursuit, family relations
Place: singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Haunted House 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.
Style: humorous, satirical, funny, gross out humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, silly humor, supernatural, youth, small town, farce, who done it, deadly, media satire, brutality, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: nostalgic, comic, visually appealing, silent film, humorous ...
Plot: evil spirit, legend, school teacher, jealous man, horse riding, alcohol, friend, horse, love triangle, jealousy, teacher, horseman ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, sex comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: on the run, chase, mad scientist, chases and races, nothing goes right, buddies, stalking, superhuman powers, obsessive quest, disorder, life turned upside down, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, humorous, talky, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, looking for love, couple relations, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, haunted by the past, fall in love, disorder, unlikely couple ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.9
 9K
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, family, wish come true, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, silly humor, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 2.7
 1K
Superheroes (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hilarious comedy that tells the fight of three brothers, something ridiculous, trying to free his sister police, unfairly accused of selling drugs.
Plot: striptease, car chase, wedding, hospital, police, prostitute, gun, prison, sex, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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, youth, misfit, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, odd couple, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, light, semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family, save the day, holiday, dog, family relations, animal life, suburbs, unlikely partners, pets, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 8K
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, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, castle, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, cons and scams, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: punch, police, time freeze, farm, hotel, land developer, boat, dynamite, jail, pocket watch, jewelry store, shotgun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 897
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: taxi driver, drunkenness, rabbit, bar, mental institution, doctor, judge, party, nurse, insanity, sanitarium, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 170
Cleo/Leo (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Leo Blockman (Scott Baker), an egocentric, sexist businessman who thinks he's God's gift to women, gets a taste of his own medicine when he tries picking up the wrong woman: a murderous psycho who shoots him. Leo falls off a bridge and ...
Style: sex comedy, surprise ending
Plot: switching bodies, gender bending, retribution, poker, sexist, sex scene, reincarnation, cigar smoking, office, murder, female nudity, transsexual
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: outer space, bible, angel, hollywood, writers, tv set, hollywood sign, satire, cockroach, asteroid, depiction of god, heaven ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 movie cast, cult film
Plot: erotica, sex, obscene finger gesture, clique, female nudity, bully, high school, car chase, male underwear, bimbo, attraction, breaking the fourth wall ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.4
 262
The White Lady (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This castle has its own ghost - a mysterious White lady. She emerges from the painting on the wall when someone speaks out magic formula. White lady is good ghost, she can make someone's wishes true. Even if it is a new duct. But a miracle is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, female ghost, priest, small town, political satire, magical power, bureaucracy, satire, mysterious event, urban fantasy, painting, ghost story
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%