Movies like The Heavenly Kid

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The Heavenly Kid (1985)
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The Heavenly Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Bobby dies in a car accident he is not allowed to enter heaven but has to stay in one of the lower levels until he has worked enough as an guardian angel in order to deserve paradise. One of his jobs is Lenny, a gifted boy, who loves his schoolmate Sharon who is the most beautiful girl of the class. But she does not even notice him so that he is about to commit suicide. Bobby prevents this and dresses Lenny up making him a playboy and tough guy so that he gets what he wants although Bobby knows that this is not the best. Thinking that his job is done, Bobby realizes that Lenny's mother is his former girlfriend who has married another guy. Although not being allowed he makes himself visible to her...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: destiny, guardian angel, impossible love, love and romance, afterlife, angel, supernatural, teenage life, unlikely couple, friendship, high school, romance, ghost, hopes, couples, supernatural romance, youth, friends, misfit, supernatural ability, road not taken, redemption, fish out of water, unfulfillment, time travel ...

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Most similar movies to The Heavenly Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, destiny, couples, fall in love, misfit and disorder mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Heavenly Kid: Down to Earth (2001), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), Date with an Angel (1987), Mannequin: On the Move (1991), Mr. Destiny (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: reincarnation, mistaken identity, disorder, supernatural, fish out of water, couple relations, fall in love, afterlife, back from the dead, millionaire, supernatural romance, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new zealand, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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100%
Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, wedding, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, true love, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fish out of water, odd couple, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, rescue, misfit, supernatural, disorder, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mannequin: On the Move (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Although Jason works as a department store clerk, he is also a reincarnated prince. Long ago, his beloved Jessie was snatched away from him by an evil wizard who used his powers to transform her into wooden statue. Now Jessie is in Jason's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, reincarnation, ghost, department store, mannequin, prince, sword fight, store, supernatural, romance, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 12K
Mr. Destiny (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, offbeat, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, destiny, profanity, power relations, disorder, top executive, cold relationship, rich and poor, road not taken, suburbs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural ability, romance, misfit, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: destiny, high school, time travel, americana, high school reunion, coming-of-age, hopes, youth, romance, one more chance, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 8K
Teen Witch (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back at the girls and teachers who teased her and to win the heart of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, school, friendship, high school, witch, supernatural, romance, supernatural ability, imaginary, underdog, misfit, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.2
 168K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, best friends in love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, fashion, desire, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, gender bending, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, high school, school, popularity, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Deal of a Lifetime (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: deal with the devil, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, youth, hopes, love and romance, wish come true, high school, social misfits, misfit, follow your dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, psychic, supernatural romance, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, impossible love, waking up from a coma, opposites attract, workaholic, afterlife, coma, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, redemption, romance, destiny, survival, god, disorder, road not taken, love and romance, crimes, on the run, misfit ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Out Of The Clear Blue Sky (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Returning to Earth as an imitator, the legendary Mexican artist Pedro Infante must prove that he is no longer a womanizer to enter paradise.
Style: semi serious, captivating, thought provoking, feel good, humorous
Plot: womanizer, male objectification, redemption, back from the dead, friendship, hopes, awkward situation, machismo, fish out of water, afterlife, destiny, self confidence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1959 ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 11K
Chances Are (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie's daughter, Miranda, together. It's not ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, ghost, dysfunctional family, heaven, romance, destiny, unlikely couple, resurrection, fall in love, couple relations, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Left Eye Sees Ghosts (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car accident gives a spoiled, troubled young woman the ability to see ghosts, including one of a former classmate.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ghost, romance, supernatural, hopes, friendship, unfulfilled love, afterlife, obsessive quest, love and romance, last wish, supernatural ability, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wedding Wish (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high-school girl makes a wish to marry her crush, the star of the football team who doesn't even know she's alive. Then a solar eclipse magically transports them 17 years into the future to the day of their wedding.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: time travel, romance, destiny, hopes, couples, wedding, youth, teenage life, school, desire, eclipse, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 30s, 1930s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Before You Say 'I Do' (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George Murray's fiancée Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, changing the past or future, romance, imaginary, wooing, road not taken, couple relations, hopes, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Butcher's Wife (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: clairvoyant, supernatural, romance, love, family relations, unfulfillment, true love, fall in love, couple relations, magic, couples, supernatural ability ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Truly Madly Deeply (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie ...
Style: touching, witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love, death, cello, river thames, rat, bittersweet, romance, impossible love, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
It All Came True (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach him about love and commitment. The film was later ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, talky, humorous, clever
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, ghost, haunted house, couple relations, looking for love, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, fall in love, haunted by the past, family relations, unlikely couple ...
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Plot: fish out of water, impossible love, fall in love, destiny, love and romance, supernatural romance, supernatural, disorder, misfit, afterlife, love story, angel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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My Future Boyfriend (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: P-A-X-497/341, aka “Pax” , a curious young man from the well-ordered but loveless future, travels to present day New Orleans in search of romance novelist Elizabeth Barrett – whose book he has come upon during an archeological dig in the year ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, fish out of water, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, obsessive quest, misfit, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, romance, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Still Breathing (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, true love, romance, looking for love, lifestyle, opposites attract, hopes, eccentric family, dream, bar, disorder, self discovery ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san antonio texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
One Hell of a Guy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Devil's favourite demon, Nick (Rob Lowe), is sent to corrupt the soul of Cassie Springer (Alexandra Powers), the last thing he expected was to fall in love. But Cassie's purity was enough to save the town of Fairfield from the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, disorder, opposites attract, supernatural, romance, love and romance, fall in love, supernatural romance, strong female character, coffee shop, strong female lead, aging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 14K
Valley Girl (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Julie, a girl from the valley, meets Randy, a punk from the city. They are from different worlds and find love. Somehow they need to stay together in spite of her trendy, shallow friends.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, slang ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, high school, coming of age, party, teenager, romance, teenage life, unfulfillment, opposites attract, unlikely couple, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Getting Played (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three beautiful women (Electra, Dash, and Fox) who have had their share of men trouble enter into a game of fun in which they choose a random guy and film each other seducing him so as to use the footage later to humiliate him. But problems arise ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, love and romance, battle of the sexes, friendship, couples, gender, ambition, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, thirtysomething life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.1
 1K
I See You (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Shivani Dutt lives a wealthy lifestyle in London, England, along with her widowed mom, and a dog named Kaali. She works at the Thomwell Hospital. One day she notices that some of her fellow doctors indulge in organ trafficking, and decides to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: supernatural, romance, ghost, love and romance, fall in love, impossible love, disorder, unlikely couple, nothing goes right, figment, supernatural romance, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 1K
Book of Love (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: John Twiller takes down his high school yearbook and begins to reminiscence about that time he first moved into the neighborhood in 1956. His teenage self, Jack is obsessed with Lily one of the more popular girls around. The sole obstacle is Angelo, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: prom, teenage love, friendship, high school, fish out of water, americana, youth, romance, friends, fall in love, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%