Movies and TV shows like Ghostwriter

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Ghostwriter (2019)
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Ghostwriter (2019)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When a ghost haunts a neighborhood bookstore and starts releasing fictional characters into the real world, four kids must team up to solve an exciting mystery surrounding the ghost’s unfinished business.
Style: mysterious, captivating, entertaining, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, book, adventure, friends, mystery, boy, magic, grandparent and grandchild, bookstore, fantasy world, talking animals, high school life, school life, invisibility

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Most similar movies to Ghostwriter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, fairy tale and exciting films and TV series with plots about magic, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural, fantasy world and imaginary mostly in Fantasy, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ghostwriter: The Bureau of Magical Things (2018), Pirlimpimpim (2001), Abigail (2019), Curse of the Hawk (2011), The 10th Kingdom (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bureau of Magical Things (2018)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: When ordinary teenager Kyra touches a mysterious book, she is transformed into a Tri-ling-–part-human, part-fairy and part-elf. In addition to acquiring amazing magical powers, Kyra discovers a secret world of magic all around her.
Style: feel good, light, captivating, exciting, comic
Plot: magical creature, parallel world, friendship, adventure, research, magic, mystery, magical object, magical power, teenage girl, supernatural, magical ...
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100%
 7.8
 2K
Ghostwriter (1992)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ghostwriter is an American television program created by Liz Nealon and produced by the Children's Television Workshop and BBC One. It began airing on PBS on October 4, 1992, and the final episode aired on February 13, 1995. The series revolves ...
Style: educational, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: reading, ghost, multiculturalism, friendship, secret, writing, adventure, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural, youth, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle's house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he's a powerful wizard -- with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, touching, twists and turns, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wizards and magicians, fantasy world, chosen one, good versus evil, magical, magic, supernatural ability, witch, school, wizards, boarding school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992 ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 287
Pirlimpimpim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The adventures in science, history, learning and fantasy of a girl, a boy and their two living toys, starting from the ranch where they live, known as the Yellow Woodpecker.
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, fable, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, fantasy world, magic, adventure, young heroes, youth, escapades, imaginary, family, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom, farm ...
Place: brazil, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.9
 4K
Abigail (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl Abigail lives in a city whose borders were closed many years ago because of an epidemic of a mysterious disease. Abby's father was one of the sick - and he was taken when she was six years old. Going against the authorities to find ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, tense, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, father daughter relationship, survival, uncover truth, fighting the system, fantasy world, future dystopia, happy ending, search for father, teenage protagonist, resistance, loss of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Life is anything but normal for Gortimer and his two best friends, Ranger and Mel, as they navigate Normal Street - an ordinary suburb that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, supernatural, escapades, coming of age, best friends, friends, family, youth, magic, group of friends, magical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Curse of the Hawk (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Germany
TV show
Story: The curse of the Hawk tells the story of six students who are on their way home from a school trip when their bus breaks down somewhere in the no man's land with a puncture and the bus driver disappears without a trace. Soon, the friends ...
Style: captivating, light, enigmatic, entertaining
Plot: student, magic, high school, time warp, forest, trap, mysterious character, isolated place, classmate classmate relationship, secret revealed, puzzle, mystery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The 10th Kingdom (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 417 min.
TV show
Story: Two centuries after Snow White and Cinderella had their adventures, the Nine Kingdoms ready themselves for the coronation of Prince Wendel, Snow White's grandson, to the throne of the Fourth Kingdom. But an evil once-queen has freed herself ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, scenic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: magical, adventure, good versus evil, fairy, imaginary kingdom, supernatural ability, journey, imaginary, friends, friendship, parallel world, creature ...
Place: new york, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Little Ghost (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Little Ghost lives in the castle over looking a small town and awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Follow him on this adventure to see his first sunrise ever!
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, adventure, supernatural, youth, escapades, small town, family, small town life, danger, palaces castles and temples, social relations, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Water of Life (2017)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Terminally ill kings has trouble deciding which one his two, fundamentally different, sons should be his heir. It would be best if he would have more time to make his decicion but none of the treatments are working as expected. Finally a hunter ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, sincere
Plot: ghost, gift, father son relationship, ritual, family relations, adventure, showdown, escapades, contests and competitions, riddles and clues, warrior, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: H.R. Pufnstuf is a children's television series produced by Sid and Marty Krofft in the United States. It was the first Krofft live-action, life-size puppet program. The seventeen episodes were originally broadcast from September 6, 1969 to ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, island, magic, friendship, hopes, supernatural ability, escapades, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 46K
The Magicians (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense, fairy tale ...
Plot: supernatural power, fantasy world, supernatural ability, magic, magician, school, betrayal, college, society, student, danger, crush ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Ignoring threats to his life, Harry returns to Hogwarts to investigate – aided by Ron and Hermione – a mysterious series of attacks.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, stylized, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, wizards and magicians, magical, wizards, boarding school life, chosen one, magic wand, supernatural ability, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, black magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Kingdom of False Mirrors (1963)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kingdom of Crooked Mirrors is a 1964 Soviet fairy tale film directed by Aleksandr Rou based on a story with the same name by Vitali Gubarev. Both the surreal story by Vladimir Gubarev, together with the 1964 film, written in a Through The Looking ...
Style: fairy tale, colourful, stylized, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, alternate reality, magical, magic, imaginary kingdom, children, imagination, adventure, king, good versus evil, transformation, russian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 321 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.
Style: light, fairy tale, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pinocchio, carabinieri, father son relationship, adventure, puppet, young heroes, fairy, performance, friends, cons and scams, friendship, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for another magic-filled year. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict, Sirius Black – and turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin for help.
Style: dark fantasy, gothic, twists and turns, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: wizards and magicians, magical, friendship, young heroes, magic, witch, good versus evil, supernatural ability, boarding school life, chosen one, fantasy world, magic wand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1993, year 1994 ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, magic spell, friends, family, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 15K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Very Old Story (1968)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the famous fairytale "The Tinderbox" by Hans Christian Andersen.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, entertaining, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, happy ending, king, escapades, magic, imagination, boy, female stockinged legs, taking off shoes, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, adventurer, giant, young heroes, legends and myths, escapades, danger, youth, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Secrets of Sulphur Springs (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 12-year-old Griffin Campbell and his family move to the small town of Sulphur Springs and take ownership of an abandoned hotel rumored to be haunted by the ghost of a girl who disappeared decades ago. Griffin befriends Harper, a bright-eyed, ...
Style: mystical, tense, captivating
Plot: mystery, sent to the past, adventure, dark past, investigation, time travel, secret past, teenage life, secret, mysticism, teenager, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Workaholic Jim Evers and his wife/business partner, Sara get a call one night from mansion owner, Edward Gracey wants to sell his house. Once the Evers family arrive at the mansion a butler takes them to dine with Gracey. Gracey takes one look at ...
Style: gothic, entertaining, scary, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: teens, horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, magic, reincarnation, family vacation, supernatural, family relations, estate, danger, workaholic, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 75K
Inkheart (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative.
Style: touching, exciting, serious, tense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventurer, adventure, wizards, fictional reality, parents and children, imaginary, book, young heroes, disappearance, family relations, family, writers ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the sequel to Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland", Alice Kingsleigh returns to Underland and faces a new adventure in saving the Mad Hatter.
Style: dark fantasy, fairy tale, psychotronic, entertaining, surreal ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fantasy world, queen, clock, time travel, portal, talking dog, imagination, sister sister relationship, rabbit, alice character, wonderland, good versus evil ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Me and My Monsters (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Australia, Germany
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Me and My Monsters the story of the Carlson family who have recently relocated from Australia to the UK to discover there are three out of control hilarious monsters living in their basement.
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, monster, friendship, family life, parents and children, disorder, youth, boy, puppets, siblings relations, friends, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.7
 3K
Snow Queen (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The Snow Queen is a powerful story of friendship and the triumph of love over wickedness. The story follows a young woman who is forced to battle the wicked snow queen in order to save the soul of the man she loves.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, hotel, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, kidnapping, fall in love, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, parents and children, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
Story: Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless ...
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, young heroes, adventure, save the kingdom, youth, danger, escapades, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 336K
The Witcher (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland, USA, Hungary
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher Saga.
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, brutal, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: magic, fantasy world, monster, mutant, adventure, sorceress, deadly creature, supernatural ability, imaginary, elf, mutation, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shadow and Bone (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: A teenage orphan who grows up in the land of Ravka. Her entire life changes after unexpectedly harnessing a power she never knew she had to save her best friend.
Style: mysterious, disturbing, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: magical, black magic, magic, adventure, showdown, wizards and magicians, hopes, fantasy world, rivalry, supernatural, good versus evil, conspiracy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, family, eccentric family, family life, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, youth, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%