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Down to Earth (2001)
 5.4
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Down to Earth (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After dying before his time, an aspiring comic gets a second shot at life... by being reincarnated as a wealthy but un-likable businessman.
Style: funny, humorous, melancholic, absurd, feel good, semi serious, sexy, clever, buddy movie, visually appealing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, redemption, mistaken identity, supernatural, fall in love, disorder, fish out of water, couple relations, gangsters, back from the dead, romance, millionaire, death, body swapping, catastrophe, twists and turns, natural disaster, women, family, betrayal, hip hop, justice, switching bodies, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, new zealand, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Down to Earth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, melancholic and funny films with plots about life philosophy, catastrophe, adaptation, mentor, storytelling, dialogue and fantasy world mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Down to Earth: Heaven Can Wait (1978), Prelude to a Kiss (1992), Chances Are (1989), Head of State (2003), Made in Heaven (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: funny, sentimental, feel good, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, angel, sport, american football, supernatural, secrets, alter ego, love affair, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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100%
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, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, romance, switching bodies, supernatural, destiny, aging, opposites attract, couple relations, couples, ghost, wedding, magic realism ...
⇓ 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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, ghost, older woman younger man relationship, death, romance, destiny, heaven, love, life & death, dysfunctional family, resurrection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., yale university, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 20K
Head of State (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, the Democratic party unexpectedly picks a Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam (Rock) as his replacement .
Style: political, funny, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: politics, usa president, farce, presidential election, stereotypes, state affairs, ambition, head of state, republican, fish out of water, satire, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., chicago illinois, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, sexy, light, spiritual, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, destiny, heaven, love, angel, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation, adaptation, sexualized violence, justice ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Date with an Angel (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, unusual plot structure, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: teenager, romance, death, hospital, angel, life philosophy, natural disaster, unlikely friendships, vengeance, violence, writers, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 10K
Switch (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Brooks, a sexist womanizer, is killed by a group of his angry former lovers. In heaven, he makes a bargain with God for redemption and agrees to return to Earth. Once there, he must have a sincere relationship with a female and make her fall ...
Style: humorous, sexy, satirical, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: body swapping, afterlife, womanizer, blonde, fish out of water, murder, transsexual, reincarnation, gender, vengeance, gender bending, divine intervention ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 106K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: funny, light, feel good, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: devil, wish come true, pact with the devil, deal with the devil, femme fatale, destiny, nothing goes right, heaven and hell, fish out of water, mentor, curses spells and rituals, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 184K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, absurd, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: body swapping, couple relations, life turned upside down, sex, womanizer, switching roles, transformation, marriage, couples, hot and sexy, nudity (full frontal - brief), singleness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
 19K
Just Visiting (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his ...
Style: humorous, absurd, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: time travel, medieval, adventure, culture clash, runaway, dumb, alternate timeline, destiny, police investigation, creativity, altering history, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, future, 2000s, 21st century ...
Place: france, usa, chicago illinois, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Oh, God! You Devil (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was watched over by God as a baby, so now the almighty and his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deal with the devil, god, devil, religion, happy ending, adventure, nudity (full frontal - brief), religious, afterlife, legend, farce, alternate reality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: light, romantic, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love potion, wish come true, love, romance, love and romance, love story, experiment gone awry, scientist, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little action with a woman he never met, whom he was set up with. And one of them ...
Style: humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, mistaken identity, farce, torture, chase, vengeance, runaway, justice, stereotypes, mentor, gangsters, first contact ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Death at a Funeral (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New ...
Style: funny, absurd, talky, melancholic, not serious ...
Plot: farce, death, dysfunctional family, family relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family, death in the family, dishonesty, silly humor, gay father, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two of a Kind (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: God throws his hands up at the foolishness of humanity and orders the race destroyed. A trio of bleeding-heart angels strike a deal with him: if they can find just two good souls, the Lord will allow Earth to survive. Unfortunately, the angels have ...
Style: feel good, humorous, suspense, sweet, visually appealing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: god, survival, romance, destiny, devil, love, religious, life philosophy, sacrifice, conspiracy theory, corruption, revenge ...
Time: 80s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.2
 10K
CB4 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music ...
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, satirical, parody ...
Plot: hip hop, music, rap, gangsters, hip hop culture, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, farce, revenge, corruption, first contact, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, kids, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, maid, parents and children, switching roles, unlikely friendships, fish out of water, self discovery, fairy godmother, wish come true, power relations, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, melancholic, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: afterlife, love story, ghost, romance, love triangle, opposites attract, psychic, impossible love, haunted by the past, angel, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Made in America (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young black woman discovers that her father was a sperm donor, and if that weren't bad enough, he's white.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: interracial romance, interracial relations, high school, culture clash, romance, comedy of errors, single parent, sperm donor, teenage girl, family relations, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 59K
How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, college, stoners, drug use, weed, cannabis, drugs, drug abuse, buddies, youth, lifestyle, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: harvard university, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a ...
Style: funny, humorous, touching, satirical, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: youth, childhood, culture clash, family relations, actor's life, nothing goes right, child prodigy, parents and children, family life, disorder, satire, family ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, youth, child as adult, switching roles, adventure, teenager, disorder, misfit, parents and children, family life, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: humorous, satirical, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, farce, love and romance, society, fall in love, journalism, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, romance, women ...
Time: 50s, 90s
Place: washington d.c., las vegas, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carlos has failed in show-biz and currently works as a waiter in a Mexican restaurant. There he meets Alex and dumb footballer Bruce celebrating their engagement with her parents. Alex' father is less than thrilled of her fiancée and says ...
Style: humorous, sexy, intense, sexual, feel good ...
Plot: farce, erotica, food, childhood, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, sexualized violence, revenge, parenthood, twists and turns, satire, runaway ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 58K
Duplex (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!
Style: humorous, stylized, entertaining, funny, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, twists and turns, dark humor, couple relations, cons and scams, old woman, autumn, writers, hitman, life philosophy, weapons, lone hero ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bringing Down the House (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Straight-laced lawyer, Peter Sanderson (Steve Martin) meets and falls in love with online chat friend "Lawyer-Girl", Charlene Morton (Queen Latifah), only to discover she's a convicted bank robber. Charlene escapes from jail and comes ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: lawyer, farce, interracial romance, divorce, odd couple, friendship, romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, couple relations, prison, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 146K
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: inheritance, justice, opposites attract, love and romance, rags to riches, greed, happy ending, rise to the top, small town life, disorder, dishonesty, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 156K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, funny, buddy movie, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, farce, friends, adulthood, party, family, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, parenthood, stupidity, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Opportunity Knocks (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of the country for a month or two and (B) the housesitter ...
Style: funny, entertaining, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: cons and scams, love, friendship, adventure, chase, disorder, comedy of errors, crimes, con artists, house, mistaken identity, heist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 107K
Little Nicky (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, fish out of water, dark humor, stupidity, talking dog, father son relationship, god, hell, love affair, escapades, brothers, demon ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%