Movies and TV shows like Dead Like Me

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Dead Like Me (2003)
 8.1
 42K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, witty, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, gothic, neo noir, stylized, philosophical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, dealing with death, team, supernatural ability, double life, family problems, dark humor, mission, death, leader, young man, loser, unfulfillment, parents and children, workplace, tragic event, employer employee relationship, loss of child, diner, family relations, death of daughter, corpse, divorce, grim reaper ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, offbeat and feel good films and TV series with plots about supernatural, family relations, death, supernatural ability, friendship, afterlife and supernatural power mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dead Like Me: Pushing Daisies (2007), Wonderfalls (2004), The Good Place (2016), Six Feet Under (2001), Reaper (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, captivating, affectionate ...
Plot: afterlife, angel of death, death, life & death, suicide, grim reaper, supernatural, dark humor, coma, dealing with death, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, surreal, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, supernatural, supernatural ability, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, partners, private detective, unlikely relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
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Wonderfalls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderfalls is a comedy-drama television series that was broadcast on the Fox television network in 2004. The show centers on Jaye Tyler, a recent Brown University graduate with a philosophy degree, who holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, surreal, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, good deed, niagara falls, disorder, boss, young woman, heroine, youth, young man, human relationship, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 159K
The Good Place (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to ...
Style: sitcom, captivating, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, karma, ethics, death, paradise, utopia, self sacrifice, deception, hell, female protagonist, heaven, morality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Six Feet Under (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as ...
Style: surreal, emotional, captivating, clever, tense ...
Plot: gay, funeral home, dealing with death, gays and lesbians, dark humor, hopes, self discovery, death, sibling relationship, lgbt, depression, life changing experience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
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Reaper (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: 21 year-old slacker Sam Oliver learns that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born, and now Sam has to repay the debt by becoming the Devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls that have somehow escaped from Hell.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, deal with the devil, supernatural, misfit, devil, escapades, track down, heaven and hell, teamwork, god or devil, young adult ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Joan of Arcadia (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally aired on Fridays, 8–9 p.m. on CBS and CTV for two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenage life, supernatural ability, chosen one, friendship, youth, first love, parents and children, small town, high school, belief, supernatural, strong female character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, spiritual, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, dealing with death, afterlife, ghost, psychic power, mysterious character, uncover truth, supernatural ability, couples, couple relations, murder, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: single mother, teenage pregnancy, dentist, family life, couples, family problems, youth, save the day, parents and children, teenage life, crumbling marriage, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 10K
Being Erica (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Being Erica is a Canadian comedy-drama television series that aired on CBC from January 5, 2009 to December 12, 2011. Created by Jana Sinyor, the series was originally announced by the CBC as The Session, but was retitled Being Erica before ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: time travel, self discovery, therapy, changing the past or future, thirtysomething life, hopes, haunted by the past, psychology, road not taken, destiny, lifestyle, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 102K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: exciting, witty, cynical, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, friends, superhero, youth, supernatural power, friendship, teenage life, time travel, swearing, superhuman powers, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: satirical, gothic, humorous, funny, cynical ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: dark humor, immortality, love triangle, rivalry, obsession, supernatural, zombie, afterlife, magic, death, fountain of youth, body horror ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, 80s, 2020s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 9K
Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: sincere, humorous, sentimental, realistic, spiritual ...
Plot: self discovery, workplace situations, starting over, midlife crisis, coping, mental disorder, sanity, coworker, ex couple relations, family relations, optimism, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
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House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: sexy, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: greed, single parent, power relations, workplace situations, african american, father son relationship, flirting, satire, workplace problem, boss, ethics, corporate world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.1
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The Big C (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well.
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, semi serious, sitcom ...
Plot: teacher, fighting illness, terminal illness, dying, cancer, human spirit, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, couples, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Written By (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lawyer who is killed in a car accident finds himself resurrected as a character in his daughter's novel.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, writer's life, family relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, dealing with death, death in the family, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, car accident ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
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Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, afterlife, law firm, reincarnation, overweight, lawyer, supernatural, back from the dead, fat girl, angel, model, life after death ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 1K
49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: true love, tragedy, romance, reincarnation, betrayal, supernatural, friendship, self discovery, life is a bitch, best friends, grim reaper, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Almighty Johnsons (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures. It began airing its first series of ten episodes in New Zealand on 7 ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, heroes, brother brother relationship, family secret, life turned upside down, supernatural ability, escapades, family relations, rivalry, villain, god or devil, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: romantic, touching, humorous, melancholic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, death, heaven, destiny, past life, romance, courage, life & death, courtroom, reincarnation, honest, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: scary, semi serious, captivating, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, werewolf, supernatural ability, roommate, ghost, friendship, supernatural power, misfit, social misfits, teleportation, transformation ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, wales, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.3
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Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: heroic, realistic, semi serious, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: rescue, divorce, alcohol abuse, heroes, team, teamwork, struggle, desperation, loss, life is a bitch, workplace, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, designer, teenage life, workplace, double life, coworker, lifestyle, teenage girl, popularity, female protagonist, working woman, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, back from the dead, investigation, miraculous event, supernatural, uncover truth, haunted by the past, family relations, surprising revelation, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A live-action workplace comedy about Gary, an associate demon, as he attempts to capture souls on earth in order to climb the corporate ladder of the underworld. Gary hopes to advance in Hell, but he may be too stupid, lazy and kind-hearted to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surreal, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace, ambition, demon, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, intern, promotion, disorder, workplace intrigue, rivalry, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, humorous, not serious, funny, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, dark humor, supernatural ability, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, fantasy world, family, childhood, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
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Awake (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Michael lives in two separate realities after a car accident. In one reality, his wife Hannah survives the accident; in the other reality, his son Rex survives. Michael does not know which reality is "real", and uses the wristbands to ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: alternate reality, double life, car accident, police investigation, family problems, loss, therapy, sanity, police officer, accident, loss of son, loss of family member ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.8
 68K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, captivating, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural ability, supernatural, female protagonist, law enforcement, police detective, couple relations, partners against crime, murder, hidden identity, police investigation, morgue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, adolescence, teenager, female protagonist, telekinesis, psychokinesis, high school, lgbt teen, lgbt, love, supernatural, youth ...
Time: contemporary, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 1K
Happyland (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Having grown up in a world of manufactured happiness, Lucy, the cynical teenage daughter of a idealistic theme park princess mom, wants to get out and experience something real. When Ian, the new park owner's son, arrives and sweeps her off her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, workplace situations, workplace, teenage love, dysfunctional family, amusement park, high school, family secret, youth, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%