Movies like City of Angels

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City of Angels (1998)
 6.7
 119K
City of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When guardian angel Seth -- who invisibly watches over the citizens of Los Angeles -- becomes captivated by Maggie, a strong-willed heart surgeon, he ponders trading in his pure, otherworldly existence for a mortal life with his beloved. The couple embarks on a tender but forbidden romance spanning heaven and Earth.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sincere, emotional, sweet, sexy, tear jerker, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, afterlife, romance, supernatural romance, fall in love, heaven and hell, life & death, fallen angel, love and romance, self sacrifice, fish out of water, couple relations, life philosophy, destiny, love, human nature, heaven, mentor, bittersweet, existentialism, suicide, rock, couples, patient, power of love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to City of Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, romantic and sweet films with plots about love, romance, love and romance, life philosophy, mentor, destiny and love story mostly in Romance, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like City of Angels: Winter's Tale (2014), The Lake House (2006), What Dreams May Come (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998), The Age of Adaline (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, true love, love and romance, power of love, angel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, impossible love, heir, romance ...
Time: year 2014, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 148K
The Lake House (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sincere, sweet, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, time travel, love and romance, romance, impossible love, time, architect, supernatural, supernatural romance, letter, unlikely relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, near future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: philosophical, surreal, touching, inspirational, cerebral ...
Plot: afterlife, life philosophy, heaven and hell, redemption, hell, life & death, loss of child, destiny, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, true love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 234K
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a "vacation" among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, philosophical, emotional ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: supernatural romance, love and romance, mysterious character, dealing with death, afterlife, love at first sight, family relations, life & death, millionaire, life philosophy, hopes, lifestyle change ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, dramatic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, aging, impossible love, true love, tragic love, love and romance, life & death, child as adult, existentialism, journey, elderly, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, pearl harbor, louisiana, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Age of Adaline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, immortality, romance, love, love story, immortal, loneliness, impossible love, miraculous event, supernatural romance, life & death, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, year 1981, year 1954, year 1952, year 1937 ...
Place: san francisco, california, oregon, arizona, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Just Like Heaven (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shortly after David Abbott moves into his new San Francisco digs, he has an unwelcome visitor on his hands: winsome Elizabeth Martinson, who asserts that the apartment is hers -- and promptly vanishes. When she starts appearing and disappearing at ...
Style: romantic, humorous, sentimental, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: ghost, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, supernatural romance, psychic, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, opposites attract, coma, romance, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 213K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love and romance, romance, psychic, love story, supernatural romance, psychic power, loss of loved one, impossible love, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.4
 84K
Kate & Leopold (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time ...
Style: feel good, romantic, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, love and romance, manners, fall in love, supernatural romance, love story, dating, time traveler, couple relations, disorder, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, future, 21st century, contemporary, 1870s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, couples, love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 34K
Angel-A (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A beautiful and mysterious woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together...but is their meeting purely coincidence?
Style: philosophical, semi serious, intellectual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, life philosophy, loneliness, supernatural romance, low self esteem, french, romance, fall in love, gangsters, love story, disorder, suicide attempt ...
Time: 2000s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, time traveler, impossible love, supernatural romance, disappearance, love and romance, couple relations, time paradox, fall in love, time loop ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wings of Desire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants ...
Style: meditative, atmospheric, surreal, touching, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: angel, immortality, mortality, diary, desire, dream, impossible love, german, afterlife, fall in love, supernatural, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 40K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love, true love, couples, love and romance, couple relations, destiny, romance, moral dilemma, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, medical student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1946, year 1989, year 1988
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 38K
Dragonfly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, hospital, supernatural, supernatural ability, supernatural romance, doctor, mystery, romance, lovers apart, dealing with death, death, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 90K
Sweet November (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, tragic love, terminal illness, love story, fall in love, couples, love and romance, opposites attract, self discovery, leukemia, cancer, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, angel, ghost, supernatural, redemption, fear of commitment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 60s, 90s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 192K
The Vow (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Happy young married couple Paige and Leo are, well, happy. Then a car accident puts Paige into a life-threatening coma. Upon awakening she has lost the previous five years of memories, including those of her beloved Leo, her wedding, a confusing ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, relationships, true love, power of love, memory loss, wooing, couple relations, marriage, amnesia, newlyweds, coma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.3
 147K
Dear John (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sergeant John Tyree is home on a 2 week leave from Germany. He meets Savannah after he dives into the ocean to retrieve Savannah's purse that had fallen off the pier. John falls in love with Savannah who is a student on spring break helping ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, love, true love, couples, couple relations, soldier, fall in love, lovers reunited, love affair, young lovers, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, visually appealing, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: love affair, afterlife, ghost, love and romance, siblings relations, a vision, unfulfillment, seeing dead people, death of brother, family problems, sailing, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: usa, california, ireland, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 13K
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: afterlife, reincarnation, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, family relations, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 30K
Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, airplane, ghost, pilot, supernatural, rescue, romance, true love, tragic hero, starting over, guardian angel, aviation ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 5K
Be with You (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When two souls find one another, nothing can tear them apart. Widower Takumi (Shido Nakamura) lives a quiet life with his six-year-old son Yuji (Akashi Takei) after the loss of wife and mother Mio (Yuko Takeuchi). Yuji unfailingly remembers her ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, enigmatic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, family relations, diary, miraculous event, hopes, reincarnation, death in the family, couples, romance, supernatural, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 21K
Every Day (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16-year old Rhiannon falls in love with a mysterious spirit named “A” that inhabits a different body every day. Feeling an unmatched connection, Rhiannon and “A” work each day to find each other, not knowing what the next day will bring.
Style: romantic, sentimental, captivating, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body swapping, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, impossible love, self sacrifice, love, love and romance, soul transference, supernatural, transformation, happy ending, ghost, mysterious character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 71K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, dramatic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, lovers reunited, true love, unfulfilled love, love affair, high school sweetheart, small town, road not taken, fall in love, teenage love, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Heavenly Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon her untimely death, a workaholic finds herself in training to be a Christmas Angel in Heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, she’s assigned a hard luck case. As she’s forced to help solve his problems, she’ll ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, romantic, sweet
Plot: christmas, afterlife, love, christmas season, christmas eve, fall in love, power of love, love and romance, human nature, fish out of water, life philosophy, bittersweet ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 242K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, love story, love, disability, handicapped, caregiver, euthanasia, self discovery, accident, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, paris france, switzerland, mallorca ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 16K
Dying Young (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, sad, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love story, cancer, doctors, life & death, leukemia, couple relations, fall in love, human nature, social differences, parents and children, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, adultery, friendship, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 61K
Like Crazy (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, affectionate, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: long distance relationship, forceful separation, lovers apart, couple relations, customs, parents, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, england, london, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%