Movies like Beetlejuice

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Beetlejuice (1988)
 7.5
 248K
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 undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.
Style: gothic, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat, humorous, biting, suspense, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, teenage girl, surrealism, life after death, heaven and hell, possession, goth, obsessive quest, newlyweds, prank, eccentric family, accident, confinement indoors, untimely death, agent, seance, yuppie, attic, skeleton, child bride, minister ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut

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Most similar movies to Beetlejuice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and offbeat films with plots about supernatural, ghost, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny, storytelling and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Horror genres. Some movies like Beetlejuice: Ghostbusters (1984), Death Becomes Her (1992), Addams Family Reunion (1998), Addams Family Values (1993), The Addams Family (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 343K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, hunting, mythology, slime, monster, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Death Becomes Her (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once arch-rival Helen's fiance. After recovering from a mental breakdown, Helen vows to kill Madeline and steal back Ernest. Unfortunately for everyone, the introduction of a magic potion causes things to ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, humorous, cynical, satirical ...
Plot: afterlife, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, zombie, fantasy world, obsession, couple relations, supernatural, death, vengeance, magic ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 2020s, 1990s ...
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Addams Family Reunion (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Addams Family goes on a search for their relatives. Gomez and Morticia are horrified to discover that Grandpa and Grandma Addams have a disease that is slowly turning them "normal". The only chance they have of a cure is to find a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, butler, mistaken identity, danger, family problems, disorder, family life, dysfunctional family, halloween, eccentricity ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Addams Family Values (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Siblings Wednesday and Pugsley Addams will stop at nothing to get rid of Pubert, the new baby boy adored by parents Gomez and Morticia. Things go from bad to worse when the new "black widow" nanny, Debbie Jellinsky, launches her plan to ...
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: halloween, goth, nanny, eccentric family, femme fatale, baby, uncle, farce, family life, family problems, parody, family in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, macabre, dark humor, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, supernatural ability, eccentric family, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, accountant, dysfunctional family, family, mischievous children, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, disorder, fall in love, haunted house, supernatural romance, castle, cons and scams, love and romance, palaces castles and temples, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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, humorous, not serious, scary, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, reincarnation, magic, family vacation, workaholic, supernatural, family relations, estate, disorder, curses spells and rituals, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 234K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, captivating, melancholic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural romance, loneliness, shyness, marriage, romance, wedding, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 6.1
 115K
Casper (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, supernatural, halloween, afterlife, haunted house, mischievous children, friends, danger, family, life after death, ghost child ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
 240K
Dark Shadows (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Vampire Barnabas Collins is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate and family have fallen into ruin.
Style: gothic, dark humor, humorous, offbeat, absurd ...
Plot: vampire, immortality, witch, eccentric family, estate, curses spells and rituals, curse, werewolf, fish out of water, old mansion, old house, magic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century, year 1972, 19th century ...
Place: maine, new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, poltergeist, serial killer, architect, judge, danger, supernatural ability, funeral, small town, private detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Over Her Dead Body (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, love triangle, ghost, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, looking for love, opposites attract, fall in love, wedding, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, supernatural, nothing goes right, profanity, silly humor, graphic violence, human host, sexual content, danger, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 962
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, supernatural romance, love triangle, reincarnation, supernatural, love affair, tragic hero, disorder, afterlife, true love, fish out of water, lifestyle ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 68K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, haunted by the past, selflessness, fall in love, encounter, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Prelude to a Kiss (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A couple fall in love despite the girl's pessimistic outlook. As they struggle to come to terms with their relationship, something supernatural happens that tests it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, body swapping, terminal illness, true love, supernatural, destiny, couple relations, opposites attract, aging, ghost, afterlife, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Scream Team (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, horror for children, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, afterlife, youth, supernatural, rescue, imaginary, young heroes, family, curses spells and rituals, disgraced, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Saturday the 14th (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After his family moves to a new house, a young boy discovers a mysterious book that details a curse hanging over the date of Saturday the 14th. Opening the book releases a band of monsters into the house and the family must join together to save ...
Style: humorous, scary, satirical, absurd, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, book, supernatural, nothing goes right, eccentric family, danger, farce, escapades, curses spells and rituals, monster, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Life in the Fast Lane (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Black comedy about an obsessive street graffiti artist, who falls obsessively in love with a frustrated artist he meets. Unfortunately, rather than trying to meet with her in a conventional way, he decides to mail himself to her with the help of a ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, realistic, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: ghost, death, artist, surrealism, church, couples, eccentric family, disorder, starting over, love and romance, singleness, farce ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
House II: The Second Story (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Young urban professionals Jesse (Arye Gross) and his girlfriend Kate (Lar Park Lincoln), move into an old mansion that has been in Jesse's family for generations. They are soon joined by Jesse's goofy friend Charlie (Jonathan Stark), who ...
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, dinosaur, adventurer, ghost, house, haunted house, zombie, chase, mad scientist, babies and infants, deadly creature, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
 10K
The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, humorous, dark humor, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, parody, magician, raven, duel, castle, supernatural, danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, presumed dead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
When Good Ghouls Go Bad (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In October of 1981, Curtis Danko, the creepy kid from the small town of Walker Falls, was killed in a mysterious accident. He left behind a warning to the town: "If you ever have another Halloween again, I will return and destroy you all!" ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, halloween, small town, afterlife, mischievous children, supernatural, disorder, danger, back from the dead, heroic mission, adventure, save the day ...
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 8K
Repossessed (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: It's been some time since Father Jebedaiah Mayii exorcised the Devil from little Nancy Aglet, who is now grown up with a husband and two children of her own. But the prince of darkness wants to go a second round and has returned to repossess ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, satirical, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, devil, exorcism, rivalry, obsessive quest, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, danger, clergy, supernatural, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1973, year 1990 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, romance, love and romance, couple relations, opposites attract, looking for love, supernatural, haunted by the past, fall in love, disorder ...
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When George and her colleagues get a new boss whose focus is on moving souls quickly and enjoying life without consequences, the team begins to break the strict reaper rules. While her friends fall victim to their desires for money, success, and ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, coma, supernatural, deadly, family life, dealing with death, boss and employee, workplace, family reunited, family problems, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, palaces castles and temples, redemption, danger, family, heroes, hopes, supernatural ability, escapades, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 22K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted house, vietnam war, ghost, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, deadly, mental illness, teenage life, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, family life, couples, disorder, supernatural romance, afterlife, mistaken identity, reincarnation, danger, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 10K
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, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.2
 8K
Ghoulies (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, witch, zombie, puppets, puppet, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, ghost, danger, battles, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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