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A Magnificent Haunting (2012)
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A Magnificent Haunting (2012)
Original name: Magnifica presenza
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor discovers that his spacious new apartment comes complete with eight friendly ghosts.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ghost, gay, supernatural, follow your dream, actor's life, self discovery, showbiz, old house, artists and showbiz, redemption, audition, aspiring actor, friendship, unrequited love, transsexual, hopes, gender, gays and lesbians, rejection, dancing, world war two, betrayal, homosexual, song, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy

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Most similar movies to A Magnificent Haunting

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, sentimental and touching films with plots about friendship, supernatural, friends, hopes, artists and showbiz, ghost and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Magnificent Haunting: A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000), Hello Ghost (2010), Questione di cuore (2009), Showboy (2002), Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, supernatural, romance, unlikely couple, introspection, performer's life, lifestyle, workplace, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Hello Ghost (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A man's failed suicide attempt enables him to see ghosts, who later keep following him everywhere. It is now up to him to fulfill their wishes to make them go away.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ghost, fall in love, supernatural, follow your dream, imaginary, love and romance, hopes, goofy hero, disorder, jail, redemption, outside help ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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84%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, friends, hopes, buddies, hospital, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, storytelling, dealing with death, unsuccessful, female director, control ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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71%
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Showboy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christian Taylor, a writer on hit TV series Six Feet Under, is being profiled by a British documentary crew when he's sacked, though he doesn't know they've overheard the firing. They follow him to Las Vegas, where he is ostensibly ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tv show, showbiz, actor's life, rise to the top, follow your dream, ambition, couples, filmmaking, starting over, workplace, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, aging, elderly, dancer's life, self discovery, golden years, dancing, widow, artists and showbiz, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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58%
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, redemption, introspection, golden years, elderly, aging, filmmaking, bittersweet, actor's life, hopes, unfulfillment, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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56%
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Skeletons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In writer-director Nick Whitfield's black indie comedy, a pair of "exorcists" (Ed Gaughan and Andrew Buckley) with the power to rid people of their secrets agree to help a woman (Paprika Steen) whose daughter (Tuppence Middleton) is ...
Style: humorous, surreal, contemplative, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: missing person, supernatural, odd couple, ghost, partners, society, friendship, secret, countryside, death, family relations, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, self discovery, high school, youth, leukemia, power relations, friends, mentally unstable, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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I See You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Shivani Dutt lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with her widowed mom, and a dog named Kaali. She works at the Thomwell Hospital. One day she notices that some of her fellow doctors indulge in organ trafficking, and decides to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, romance, ghost, love and romance, fall in love, impossible love, disorder, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, figment, supernatural romance, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Queen of the Lot (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An electronic ankle bracelet and being under house arrest aren't about to stop up-and-coming actress Maggie Chase (Tanna Frederick) from the two things she craves the most: real fame and true love. With more "Google points" than her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: actor's life, showbiz, love triangle, alcohol abuse, bittersweet, paparazzi, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, couple relations, follow your dream, ambition, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Interview (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Federico Fellini welcomes us into his world of film making with a mockumentary about his life in film, as a Japanese film crew follows him around.
Style: semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, lifestyle, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life, elephant, fascism, filmmaking, safari, diva, artistic creation ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, obsession, social differences, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, lifestyle, politics, society, human nature, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Going Down in LA-LA Land (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Andy Zeffer, "Going Down in LA-LA Land" is a riveting and uncensored look at Hollywood. It is a story that reveals how friendships sustain us and keep us going. It is a tale that reflects our celebrity-obsessed ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gay, male prostitute, hollywood, friends, porn industry, fame, actor's life, desire for fame, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, starlet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Takeshis' (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Beat Takeshi lives the busy and sometimes surreal life of a showbiz celebrity. One day he meets his blond lookalike named Kitano, a shy convenience store cashier, who, still an unknown actor, is waiting for his big break. After their paths cross, ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, semi serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, obsession, actor's life, lifestyle, identity crisis, showbiz, wannabe, lookalikes, audition, disorder, postmodernism, taxi driver ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, supernatural, hopes, friendship, unfulfilled love, afterlife, obsessive quest, love and romance, last wish, supernatural ability, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hollywood, je t'aime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Recently broken up and barely enduring a dreary winter, gay Parisian Jérôme Beaunez impulsively books a solo Christmas vacation to Los Angeles. While there he meets some colorful locals and pursues a dormant desire to become a movie star - but ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hollywood, prostitute, transsexual, gender, lifestyle, romance, transvestism, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, gender bending, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, france, california, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Plot: ghost, christmas, supernatural, haunted by the past, 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, 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1959 ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york
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42%
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friends, self discovery, friendship, human nature, destiny, hopes, rise to the top, redemption, parents and children, small town life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bhoothnath Returns (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Boothnath vows to redeem himself when spirits tease him, and searches for a child to terrify. He befriends Akhrot, a slum kid, and helps him take on the country's most powerful politician.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, youth, supernatural, rivalry, friends, family relations, political satire, haunted house ...
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chiba appears seven days before a person dies an unexpected death. His job is to observe the person for seven days then decide either to ‘execute’ or ‘pass over’. Today, again, in the rain, he waits. His subject, her death due in seven days, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, workplace situations, betrayal, angel, changing the past or future, destiny, future dystopia, hopes, out of the way, gangsters, grim reaper, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: japan
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41%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, vacation, hopes, single parent, redemption, alcohol abuse, family relations, artists and showbiz, misfit, disability, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Manam (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Radha (Naga Chaitanya) and Krishna (Samantha) are a married couple with a kid Bittu in early 1980's. They die in an accident. Bittu (Nagarjuna) grows up and happens to see reincarnation of his father and his mother as youngsters. The rest of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, lovers reunited, supernatural, young lovers, parents and children, romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, karma, destiny, clock tower
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 20s, 80s ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, offbeat
Plot: love and romance, lifestyle, showbiz, troublemaker, alcohol abuse, actor's life, aging, artists and showbiz, drinking, drinking alcohol, actor, drunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Loose Cannons (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, family business, lifestyle, gay son, family secret, love affair, family life, parents and children, family disapproval, family values, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 468
Halfway (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Stef moved to a new home, but there is another man in his home, Theo. Theo is the previous owner of the house, he died a few years ago. Stef seems to be the only one who can see him.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, feel good, light, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hopes, disorder, afterlife, starting over, pubic hair, shower, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two writers must face a dilemma that is common to anyone who has ever had an artistic friend: what happens when you have to give feedback, and the news isn't good? Sam, an aspiring screenwriter, and David, a successful magazine editor, have ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, witty ...
Plot: friendship, ego clash, best friends, filmmaking, showbiz, performer's life, rivalry, criticism, screenwriter, magazine editor, indoor, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
He Sees You When You're Sleeping (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man dies in a freak accident on a golf course only to learn he must perform one last good deed to get into heaven.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat
Plot: crime, crimes, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, gangsters, hopes, single parent, custody, second chance, redemption ...
Place: canada
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35%
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Up There (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, friendship, workplace, supernatural, buddies, partners, misfit partners, disorder, workplace situations, bittersweet, dead man, narration from the grave ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%