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Beetlejuice (1988)
Comedy, Fantasy

Beetlejuice (1988)

Adam and Barbara are a normal couple...who happen to be dead. They have given their precious time to decorate their house and make it their own, but unfortunately a family is moving in, and not quietly. Adam and Barbara try to scare them out, but end up becoming the main attraction to the money making family. They call upon Beetlejuice to help, but Beetlejuice has more in mind than just helping. (Read More)

Themes:art,  surrealism
Characters:zombie,  teenager
Period:1980s
Story:goth girl,  skeleton key,  modern art,  male ghost,  female ghost,  twisting one's head completely around,  musical sequence in non musical work,  grabbed in the crotch,  communicating with the dead,  spinning head,  family friend,  drink as title,  shrunken head,  covered bridge,  flattened,  mediumship,  head spin,  calypso,  giant worm,  funhouse,  child bride,  rotting corpse,  saturn,  appointment,  charades,  able to see the dead,  giant snake,  candy bar,  mouth,  pleading,  life after death,  reanimation,  hardware store,  miniaturization,  ghoul,  screwball,  newlywed,  football team,  realtor,  yuppie,  14 year old,  giant monster,  portal,  seance,  doubt,  pervert,  goth,  irreverence,  exorcism,  dead man,  attic,  minister,  afterlife,  stop motion animation,  eaten alive,  carnival,  agent,  haunted house,  psychic,  haunting,  skeleton,  possession,  graveyard,  man with glasses,  dysfunctional family,  supernatural power,  demon,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  ghost,  teenage girl,  cult film,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  dog

Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Comedy

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

A group of teens including Cindy Campbell and Brenda Meeks are invited to spend a night in Hell House. Professor Oldman has convinced them it is for a school project, but the night won't go past quietly. Master Kane is long dead, but still plans on enjoying himself, especially with Alex Monday. When things really start getting bad, the gang must work together to find a way to capture this ghostly menace. (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Story:head spin,  pervert,  exorcism,  haunted house,  skeleton,  possession,  supernatural power,  demon,  ghost,  cult film

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Ghostbusters (2016)
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-fi

Ghostbusters (2016)

Themes:surrealism
Story:realtor,  giant monster,  portal,  exorcism,  haunted house,  haunting,  possession,  man with glasses,  supernatural power,  car accident,  ghost,  photograph

Ghostbusters (1984)
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

Ghostbusters (1984)

Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz and Egon work at the University where they delve into the paranormal and fiddle with many unethical experiments on the students. As they are kicked out of the University do they really understand their knowledge of the paranormal and go into business for themselves. Under the new snazzy business name of 'Ghostbusters', and living in the old firehouse building they work out of, they are called to rid New York City of paranormal phenomenon at everyone's whim.... for a price. They make national press as the media thinks and pressures everybody the Ghostbusters are the cause of it all. Thrown in jail by the EPA, the mayor takes a chance and calls on them to help save the city. Unbeknownst to all, a long dead Gozer worshiper (Evo Shandor) erected downtown apartment building is the cause of all the paranormal activity. They find out the building could resurrect the ancient Hittite god, Gozer, and bring an end to all of humanity. Who are you gonna call to stop this terrible world-ending menace? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Period:1980s
Story:female ghost,  giant monster,  irreverence,  stop motion animation,  agent,  haunting,  possession,  man with glasses,  ghost,  supernatural power,  demon,  black comedy,  cult film

Evil Dead II (1987) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Comedy, Horror

Evil Dead II (1987)

Ashley Williams travels to a secluded cabin in the woods with his girlfriend Linda where they find a tape recording of a professor and a book of evil. This unleashes a bunch of evil spirits that constantly terrorize Ash. Meanwhile a journalist comes to the area to study the book of evil. Ash and her end up having to survive this swarm of evil until morning comes. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:zombie
Period:1980s
Story:demon,  reanimation,  portal,  haunting,  skeleton,  possession,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film,  husband wife relationship

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Odd Thomas (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Odd Thomas (2013)

Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas ('Anton Yelchin' (qv)) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy ('Addison Timlin' (qv)) and the local sheriff ('Willem Dafoe' (qv)), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. This is why Odd Thomas (2013) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:able to see the dead,  portal,  afterlife,  carnival,  psychic,  supernatural power,  demon,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  ghost,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  dog

What Lies Beneath (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

What Lies Beneath (2000)

Norman Spencer, a university research scientist, is growing more and more concerned about his wife, Claire, a retired concert cellist who a year ago was involved in a serious auto accident, and who has just sent off her daughter Caitlin (Norman's stepdaughter) to college. Now, Claire reports hearing voices and witnessing eerie occurrences in and around their lakeside Vermont home, including seeing the face of a young woman reflected in water. An increasingly frightened Claire thinks the phenomena have something to do with the couple living next door, especially since the wife has disappeared without apparent explanation. At her husband's urging, Claire starts to see a therapist; she tells him she thinks the house is being haunted by a ghost. His advice? Try to make contact. Enlisting the help of her best friend, Jody, and a ouija board, Claire seeks to find out the truth of What Lies Beneath. (Read More)

Story:seance,  haunted house,  haunting,  possession,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  car accident,  ghost,  teenage girl,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  dog

The Prophecy (1995)
Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The Prophecy (1995)

"Some people lose their faith because Heaven shows them too little," says Thomas Daggett. "But how many people lose their faith because Heaven showed them too much?" Daggett nearly became a priest; now he's a cop. He may want to put religion behind him, but one morning a weird, eyeless, hermaphroditic corpse turns up. Suddenly he is on a path that will put him right in the middle of a war in Heaven. And once again, Heaven will show him too much: gore, blood, charred flesh, living corpses and much worse. Even more central to the heavenly war effort is a young girl. This American Indian child has something Gabriel wants. And Gabriel is willing to kill her and anyone in his path - or even reanimate a corpse or two - to get it. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:zombie
Story:goth,  exorcism,  skeleton,  possession,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  demon,  car accident,  black comedy,  cult film,  photograph

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The Return Of The Living Dead (1985) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Comedy, Horror

The Return Of The Living Dead (1985)

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food, brains.

Characters:zombie
Period:1980s
Story:attic,  eaten alive,  skeleton,  car accident,  black comedy,  cult film,  dog

The Frighteners (1996)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The Frighteners (1996)

After a car accident in which his wife, Debra, was killed and he was injured, Frank Bannister develops psychic abilities allowing him to see, hear, and communicate with ghosts. After losing his wife, he then gave up his job as an architect, letting his unfinished "dream house" sit incomplete for years, and put these skills to use by befriending a few ghosts and getting them to haunt houses in the area to drum up work for his ghostbusting business; Then Frank proceeds to "exorcise" the houses for a fee. But when he discovers that an entity resembling the Grim Reaper is killing people, marking numbers on their forehead beforehand, Frank tries to help the people whom the Reaper is after! (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Story:psychic,  agent,  haunted house,  haunting,  supernatural power,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film

Cursed (2005)
Comedy, Horror

Cursed (2005)

Ellie has been taking care of her younger brother Jimmy since their parents death. One night after picking him up from a party they are involved in a car accident on Mullholland Drive. While trying to rescue a woman from the other car a creature attacks and kills her, also injuring both Ellie and Jimmy. After some research Jimmy realizes the creature could only have been a werewolf. This is why Cursed (2005) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:eaten alive,  carnival,  supernatural power,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  cult film,  photograph,  dog

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This Is The End (2013)
Comedy, Fantasy

This Is The End (2013)

All 'Jay Baruchel' (qv) expected coming to LA was a fun time with 'Seth Rogen' (qv) with all the wild partying to have both by themselves and at 'James Franco' (qv)'s housewarming party. Suddenly, the Rapture hits and the Biblical Apocalypse has begun. Now, Jay and Seth are desperately sheltering in James' house for rescue along with a few other friends. Together, they must band together to attempt to survive the end of the world, only for Jay to find that they are all too dumb and superficial to do it until they discover the only way out. (Read More)

Story:giant monster,  exorcism,  eaten alive,  man with glasses,  demon,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  singing

Ghost (1990) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller

Ghost (1990)

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons. (Read More)

Story:psychic,  male ghost,  able to see the dead,  seance,  afterlife,  possession,  ghost,  supernatural power

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Comedy, Drama

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal had left them long ago, and comes back to make things right with his family.

Themes:art
Story:skeleton,  man with glasses,  dysfunctional family,  car crash,  car accident,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  dog

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Just Like Heaven (2005)
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Just Like Heaven (2005)

Elizabeth Masterson, a dedicated doctor in San Francisco, had almost no time for anything. When her sister with two kids set her up on a date, she gets into a tragic car crash and goes into a coma. Meanwhile, a landscape architect named David Abbott moves to San Francisco and, coincidentally, into Elizabeth's apartment for rent. While at the apartment, Elizabeth's spirit haunts him. She doesn't remember who she is, who her family is or what she did - All that she remembered was her apartment and where everything was. To settle the arguments, David agrees to figure out who Elizabeth really is. When they get close to figuring out who she is, they eventually find love with one another and as they finally know who she really is, they learn that fate really has put them both together. (Read More)

Story:female ghost,  car accident,  life after death,  screwball,  exorcism,  afterlife,  psychic,  supernatural power,  car crash,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship

Critters (1986)
Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi, Thriller

Critters (1986)

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople. This is why Critters (1986) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988).

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Period:1980s
Story:eaten alive,  supernatural power,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  cult film,  photograph,  husband wife relationship

The Woman In Black (2012) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

The Woman In Black (2012)

In London, solicitor Arthur Kipps still grieves the death of his beloved wife Stella on the delivery of their son Joseph four years ago. His employer gives him a last chance to keep his job, and he is assigned to travel to the remote village of Cryphin Gifford to examine the documentation of the Eel Marsh House that belonged to the recently deceased Mrs. Drablow. Arthur befriends Daily on the train and the man offers a ride to him to the Gifford Arms inn. Arthur has a cold reception and the owner of the inn tells that he did not receive the request of reservation and there is no available room. The next morning, Arthur meets solicitor Jerome who advises him to return to London. However, Arthur goes to the isolated manor and soon he finds that Eel Marsh House is haunted by the vengeful ghost of a woman dressed in black. He also learns that the woman lost her son drowned in the marsh and she seeks revenge, taking the children of the scared locals. (Read More)

Story:female ghost,  attic,  afterlife,  haunted house,  haunting,  skeleton,  graveyard,  ghost,  supernatural power,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  dog

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Picking up where the original Nightmare left off, Nancy has grown up and become a psychiatrist specializing in dream therapy. She meets a group of children at a local hospital facing Freddy Krueger, the same demon she once encountered in her sleep. One of them is Kristen, who has the power to draw other people into her dreams. Working with a male doctor assigned to the case, Nancy helps the kids realize their special abilities within the nightmare world. When Freddy captures one of her charges, she leads a rescue attempt into Krueger's domain, in hopes of putting his spirit to rest once and for all. (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Period:1980s
Story:reanimation,  ghoul,  stop motion animation,  skeleton,  supernatural power,  demon,  ghost,  cult film

The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. They are put to the test, however, when they encounter a real magical curse in a haunted forest with real magical beings, requiring genuine courage. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:rotting corpse,  exorcism,  haunting,  possession,  man with glasses,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film,  character name in title,  dog

Seventh Son (2014)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Seventh Son (2014)

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected his country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't? Should he trust the girl with pointy shoes? How can Thomas stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the county? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:giant monster,  exorcism,  eaten alive,  skeleton,  possession,  supernatural power,  demon,  black comedy,  ghost,  dog

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Warcraft (2016) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Warcraft (2016)

When the world of the Orcs of Draenor is being destroyed by the evil fel magic that uses life-force, the powerful warlock Gul'dan creates a portal to the world of Azeroth and forms the Horde with members of the Orc clans. He also captures many prisoners to keep the portal open. The king of Azeroth, Llane Wrynn and his brother-in-law, Anduin Lothar are informed by the apprentice of magician Khadgar that he has found fel magic in dead bodies and the king decides to summon the Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, to protect his kingdom. Lothar and Khadgar head to Kharazhan to meet Medivh and an ominous shadow points a book out to Khadgar, who takes it and hides. Anduin, Khadgar and Medivh and a group of soldiers are attacked by Orcs and they capture the slave Garona, who is released by King Llane, and she shows them the location of the portal. Garona is contacted by the Orc chief of a clan Durotan that wants to meet King Llane to stop the fel magic. Meanwhile Khadgar learns that the gate was opened with the help of someone in Azeroth. Shall King Llane trust Garona and Durotan, who might be the traitor? This is why Warcraft (2016) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:giant monster,  portal,  doubt,  exorcism,  skeleton,  supernatural power,  demon,  ghost,  husband wife relationship

Army Of Darkness (1992)
Comedy, Horror

Army Of Darkness (1992)

Ash is transported with his car to 1,300 A.D., where he is captured by Lord Arthur and turned slave with Duke Henry the Red and a couple of his men. When Ash is thrown into a pit, he defeats two monsters and wins respect of Arthur's army and vassals. The Wiseman points Ash as The Chosen One that will retrieve the Necronomicon but Ash is only interested in returning home. When he learns that the only way to return to his time is using the Necronomicon, Ash decides to travel to the unholy land of the Deadites. The Wiseman advises that he must say the words "Klaatu Barada Nikto" to safely get the evil book. However, Ash forgets the last word and an army of the dead resurrects to attack Arthur fortress and recover the Necronomicon. The battle between the living and the dead is about to start and the support of Henry the Red is the only way to help Ash and Arthur to defeat the army of darkness. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:zombie
Story:head spin,  skeleton,  possession,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  demon,  car accident,  black comedy,  cult film,  singing

Frankenweenie (2012)
Animation, Comedy, Family, Horror, Sci-fi

Frankenweenie (2012)

When young Victor's pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor's home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked "monster" wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor's neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky's still the good loyal friend he's always been. (Read More)

Story:reanimation,  giant monster,  attic,  stop motion animation,  carnival,  singing,  photograph,  dog,  husband wife relationship

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Hellboy (2004)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-fi

Hellboy (2004)

In the final days of World War II, the Nazis attempt to use black magic to aid their dying cause. The Allies raid the camp where the ceremony is taking place, but not before a demon - Hellboy - has already been conjured. Joining the Allied forces, Hellboy eventually grows to adulthood, serving the cause of good rather than evil. (Read More)

Story:demon,  candy bar,  portal,  eaten alive,  agent,  car accident,  black comedy,  character name in title

Dragonfly (2002) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Dragonfly (2002)

Dr. Joe Darrow is a recently widowed doctor. He is grieving due to the death of his pregnant wife in a Red Cross mission in Venezuela. Although being atheist, he began to believe that his dead wife wants to communicate with him, through her young patients in the Pediatrics of a Chicago hospital.

Story:doubt,  afterlife,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  car accident,  black comedy,  ghost,  photograph,  husband wife relationship

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013)

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. After the disappearance of her mother, Clary must join forces with a group of Shadow Hunters, who introduce her to a dangerous alternate New York called the Shadow World, filled with demons, warlocks, vampires, werewolves and other deadly creatures. This is why The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones (2013) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:portal,  goth,  skeleton,  supernatural power,  demon,  teenage girl,  dog

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A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller

A Nightmare On Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His intention is to be "born again" into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son? (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Period:1980s
Story:ghoul,  skeleton,  supernatural power,  demon,  cult film,  photograph

Bride Of Chucky (1998)
Comedy, Horror

Bride Of Chucky (1998)

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts, two eloping high-school graduates.

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:goth,  skeleton,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  cult film,  photograph,  character name in title

Enter The Void (2009) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Drama, Fantasy

Enter The Void (2009)

Tokyo's nasty underside, seen primarily through the eyes of Oscar, a heavy drug user, whose sister Linda is a stripper. Oscar also has flashbacks to his childhood when trauma upends the siblings. Oscar's drug-fed hallucinations alter Tokyo's already-disconcerting nights, and after the police shoot him, he can float above and look down: on his sister's sorrow, on the rooms of a love hotel, and on life at even a molecular level. The spectrum's colors can be beautiful; it's people's colorless lives that can be ugly. And what of afterlife, is there more than a void? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:life after death,  afterlife,  car crash,  car accident,  ghost,  cult film,  singing,  photograph

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Ginger Snaps (2000)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Is becoming a woman analogous, in some deep psychological way, to becoming a werewolf? Ginger is 16, edgy, tough, and, with her younger sister, into staging and photographing scenes of death. They've made a pact about dying together. In early October, on the night she has her first period, which is also the night of a full moon, a werewolf bites Ginger. Within a few days, some serious changes happen to her body and her temperament. Her sister Brigitte, 15, tries to find a cure with the help of Sam, a local doper. As Brigitte races against the clock, Halloween and another full moon approach, Ginger gets scarier, and it isn't just local dogs that begin to die. (Read More)

Characters:teenager
Story:goth girl,  goth,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  cult film,  photograph,  character name in title,  dog

In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)
Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End. The fact that this town exists as a figment of Cane's twisted imagination is only the beginning of Trent's problems. This is why In The Mouth Of Madness (1994) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:covered bridge,  mouth,  portal,  demon,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  cult film,  dog

John Dies At The End (2012)
Comedy, Horror, Sci-fi

John Dies At The End (2012)

It's a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John and David, a pair of college dropouts who can barely hold down jobs. Can these two stop the oncoming horror in time to save humanity? No. No, they can't. (Read More)

Story:able to see the dead,  portal,  psychic,  ghost,  cult film,  character name in title,  dog

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Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-fi

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (1989)

Wayne Szalinski is your average "nutty scientist", working on a top secret machine that shrinks objects. When it unexpectedly starts working, he's so amazed he forgets to tell his family to be careful. And when they wander into his lab...

Themes:surrealism
Period:1980s
Story:miniaturization,  stop motion animation,  man with glasses,  teenage girl,  cult film,  dog

Young Frankenstein (1974)
Comedy

Young Frankenstein (1974)

A young neurosurgeon (Gene Wilder) inherits the castle of his grandfather, the famous Dr. Victor von Frankenstein. In the castle he finds a funny hunchback called Igor, a pretty lab assistant named Inga and the old housekeeper, frau Blucher -iiiiihhh!-. Young Frankenstein believes that the work of his grandfather is only crap, but when he discovers the book where the mad doctor described his reanimation experiment, he suddenly changes his mind... (Read More)

Story:musical sequence in non musical work,  charades,  reanimation,  newlywed,  irreverence,  skeleton,  cult film,  singing,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title

Ghost Rider (2007)
Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Ghost Rider (2007)

When the motorcyclist Johnny Blaze finds that his father Barton Blaze has a terminal cancer, he accepts a pact with the Mephistopheles, giving his soul for the health of his beloved father. But the devil deceives him, and Barton dies in a motorcycle accident during an exhibition. Johnny leaves the carnival, his town, his friends and his girlfriend Roxanne. Years later Johnny Blaze becomes a famous motorcyclist, who risks his life in his shows, and he meets Roxanne again, now a TV reporter. However, Mephistopheles proposes Johnny to release his contract if he become the "Ghost Rider" and defeat his evil son Blackheart, who wants to possess one thousand evil souls and transform hell on earth. (Read More)

Story:ghost,  giant monster,  carnival,  agent,  skeleton,  demon,  character name in title

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Scrooged (1988)
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Scrooged (1988)

Frank Cross runs a US TV station which is planning a live adaptation of Dickens' Christmas Carol. Frank's childhood wasn't a particularly pleasant one, and so he doesn't really appreciate the Christmas spirit. With the help of the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, Frank realises he must change. This is why Scrooged (1988) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Period:1980s
Story:irreverence,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film,  singing,  character name in title,  dog

The Craft (1996) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

The Craft (1996)

A new girl moves to a new city with her family to start a new life. She meets up with the girls who are very interested in the occult and together, the four of them have a seemingly unstopable power. They can do anything, from getting thier dream guys to like them to... the possibilities are limitless. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:goth girl,  goth,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  cult film,  photograph

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011)
Action, Fantasy, Thriller

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011)

Johnny Blaze, a man who made a deal with the Devil who called himself Mephistopheles at the time (now Roarke), is on the run trying to make sure no-one is harmed by his alter ego, The Ghost Rider. He is approached by a Monk named Moreau who tells him that he can help be him free of the Rider, but first, he needs Johnny's help to protect a boy, whom Roarke has plans for, to help him take human form. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:skeleton,  ghost,  supernatural power,  demon,  car crash,  car accident,  character name in title

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Gods Of Egypt (2016)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Gods Of Egypt (2016)

Set, the merciless god of darkness, has taken over the throne of Egypt and plunged the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Few dare to rebel against him. A young thief, whose love was taken captive by the god, seeks to dethrone and defeat Set with the aid of the powerful god Horus. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:giant snake,  giant monster,  portal,  afterlife,  skeleton,  supernatural power,  demon,  black comedy,  husband wife relationship

Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

In a castle high on top of a hill lives an inventor's greatest creation - Edward, a near-complete person. The creator died before he could finish Edward's hands; instead, he is left with metal scissors for hands. Since then, he has lived alone, until a kind lady called Peg discovers him and welcomes him into her home. At first, everyone welcomes him into the community, but soon things begin to take a change for the worse. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:goth,  attic,  dysfunctional family,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  cult film,  photograph,  husband wife relationship,  character name in title,  dog

The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Mummy (2017)

Though safely entombed in a crypt deep beneath the unforgiving desert, an ancient princess, whose destiny was unjustly taken from her, is awakened in our current day bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. This is why The Mummy (2017) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:zombie
Story:skeleton,  man with glasses,  supernatural power,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  ghost,  dog

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Parenthood (1989)
Comedy, Drama

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers.

Story:yuppie,  dysfunctional family,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  singing,  photograph,  husband wife relationship

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

In part six of the Nightmare on Elm Street series, dream monster Freddy Krueger has finally killed all the children of his hometown, and seeks to escape its confines to hunt fresh prey. To this end, he recruits the aid of his (previously unmentioned) daughter. However, she discovers the demonic origin of her father's powers and meets Dad head-on in a final showdown (originally presented in 3-D). (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:ghoul,  supernatural power,  demon,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film,  character name in title

The Haunted Mansion (2003)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

The Haunted Mansion (2003)

Married realtors Jim and Sara with their children go to Gracey Manor and Mr. Gracey is enamored with Sara and they discover that Sara looks like Mr. Gracey's old girlfriend, Elizabeth, who died young and they think it was a suicide but discover something more sinister.

Story:realtor,  attic,  agent,  haunted house,  skeleton,  graveyard,  ghost,  singing

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right. (Read More)

Story:stop motion animation,  skeleton,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  black comedy,  ghost,  cult film,  dog

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Action, Comedy, Horror

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

A reckless janitor accidentally releases a zombie from a laboratory of research. Meanwhile, the teenagers scouts Ben Goudy and Carter Grant decide to camp for the last time since they are too old to be scouts. The problem is that they do not want to harm the feelings of their friend Augie Foster and the Scout Leader Rogers. They have a flat tire after hitting a deer on the road and Carter's sister Kendall Grant, her boyfriend and her friend Chloe stop their Jeep to see whether they need a ride. They invite Ben and Carter to go to a party in the night. The two scouts leave the camping during the night to go to the party. When they drive through the town, they do not see a living soul and they decide to visit a night-club since the bouncer is not at the door. They discover that people have turned into zombies and they team-up with Ben's recent acquaintance Denise Russo, who is bartender in the nightclub, and Augie that was left alone at the camp and came to the town. Soon they discover that the non-infected inhabitants have been evacuated and the town will be bombed by the government. They decide to rescue Kendall but they find that the address her boyfriend gave to them is wrong. What can they do to save Kendall? This is why Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (2015) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988). (Read More)

Characters:zombie,  teenager
Story:hardware store,  eaten alive,  car crash,  car accident,  black comedy,  teenage girl,  photograph

Paranorman (2012)
Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Paranorman (2012)

In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock is a boy who can speak to the dead, but no one besides his eccentric new friend, Neil, believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's estranged eccentric uncle tells him of an important annual ritual he must take up to protect the town from a curse cast by a witch it condemned centuries ago. Eventually, Norman decides to cooperate, but things don't go according to plan. Now, a magic storm of the witch threatens Blithe Hollow as the accursed dead rise. Together with unexpected new companions, Norman struggles to save his town, only to discover the horrific truth of the curse. With that insight, Norman must resolve the crisis for good as only he can. (Read More)

Characters:zombie
Story:communicating with the dead,  mediumship,  able to see the dead,  stop motion animation,  ghost

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Tideland (2005)
Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Tideland (2005)

Pre-teen Jeliza-Rose's parents are hopeless drug addicts. When pa, rocker Noah, finds ma's OD'd, he fears to be charged with homicide and takes Jeliza along to his ma's place, in a desolate country region. With Noah passed out, the girl mentally transfers to a fantasy world she and her doll heads enter magically. Jeliza's adventures also star the crazy locals, notably Dell, and Dell's grown but intellectually disabled brother Dickens. (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Story:candy bar,  attic,  dysfunctional family,  supernatural power,  cult film,  singing,  photograph

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) is one of the best movies like Beetlejuice (1988)
Comedy

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

Having left San Diego for New York City, Ron Burgundy is living the high life with his wife Veronica Corningstone and son Walter Burgundy. However, when the boss decides to promote Veronica to full time lead anchor and fire Ron, everything changes. Now heading back to San Diego, Ron is washed up and working part time at Sea World. His shot at redemption though comes in the form of a man named Freddie Schapp, who's an executive producer at the Global News Network, the world's first 24 hour round the clock news channel. He hires Ron, who proceeds to reunite the news team of Champ, Brick, and Brian, and head back to New York City. While there Ron and his news team are given the graveyard shift and a challenge. Ron comes up with a radical new idea to transform the news and that puts him at the top of the game once again. But how long will Ron's newfound fame last? And will Brick finally find true love? (Read More)

Story:psychic,  graveyard,  supernatural power,  car crash,  ghost,  singing,  husband wife relationship,  dog

Beautiful Creatures (2013)
Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Teenager Ethan Wate is obsessed with his urge to finish high school and go on to college in order to leave the small town of Gatlin, South Carolina behind, until a mysterious girl begins to inhabit his dreams. When he meets Lena Duchannes, a newcomer who has just enrolled in his school, Ethan knows she is the girl in his dreams. Lena is rejected by the rest of her classmates for being the niece of Macon Ravenwood, whom the town's superstitious residents consider to be a devil-worshiper. But Ethan gives her a ride anyway and they fall in love. Lena reveals to her new boyfriend that she is a witch, and that on her sixteenth birthday she will be claimed by either the forces of light or of darkness. She will remain in the light, but only if she does not remain in love with Ethan. To make matters worse, her evil mother, Sarafine, is casting spells to push Lena to the dark side. Ethan joins her in a search to find a magic spell to save their doomed love. Will the lovers succeed? (Read More)

Themes:surrealism
Characters:teenager
Story:possession,  dysfunctional family,  supernatural power,  demon,  car accident,  black comedy,  photograph

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