Movies like Switch 1991

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Switch (1991)
 5.8
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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 in love with him. If not, Steve's soul will become the property of the devil. But the devil hedges his bet, and Steve is reincarnated as a woman named Amanda Brooks.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, inspirational, sex comedy, sexy, whimsical, erotic, surreal, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, switching roles, womanizer, fish out of water, murder, gender, redemption, gender bending, partners, love and romance, battle of the sexes, disorder, vengeance, supernatural, resurrection, justice, blonde, afterlife, male chauvinist, gays and lesbians, divine intervention, crimes, prostitute, ghost ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, melancholic and semi serious films with plots about storytelling, transformation, catastrophe, dialogue, family, adaptation and mentor mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Switch: 18 Again! (1988), Chances Are (1989), Goodbye Charlie (1964), Maid to Order (1987), All of Me (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, wish come true, fish out of water, golden years, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, aging ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 6.5
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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 ⇓
100%
Goodbye Charlie (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Shot by a jealous husband, Charley falls out a porthole and is lost at sea only to find himself returned as an attractive blond woman. His best friend is staying at his house as he puts Charlie's affairs in order and after being convinced, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: date night
Plot: switching roles, reincarnation, body swapping, rivalry, love and romance, womanizer, infidelity, supernatural romance, wooing, fish out of water, vengeance, hollywood ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: maid, friendship, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, self discovery, fairy godmother, cinderella story, wish come true, romance, rise and fall, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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All of Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, reincarnation, soul transference, battle of the sexes, fish out of water, switching roles, disorder, nothing goes right, gender, guru, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 92K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, prom, cross dressing, teenage life, cheerleading, switching roles, high school, love and romance, gender bending, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 23K
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, fall in love, couple relations, 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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55%
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, not serious, inspirational, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, high school, child as adult, disorder, misfit, youth, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, odd couple, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 6.3
 173K
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, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, womanizer, couple relations, switching roles, life turned upside down, singleness, buddies, fish out of water, disorder, love and romance, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: afterlife, psychic, ghost, love triangle, romance, haunted by the past, impossible love, opposites attract, fall in love, looking for love, supernatural romance, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, romantic, feel good, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick ...
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, battle of the sexes, teenage love, teenager, gender bending, love and romance, high school, school, soul transference, romance, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.2
 491
The Sex Trip (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a shallow womanizer refuses a mysterious homeless woman's request for a kiss, he wakes up the next morning to discover he's been changed into a woman.
Style: ironic, light, humorous, idiotic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, male female relationship, body swapping, understanding, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, partial female nudity, scantily clad female, female nudity, bare breasts, bald woman, sex shop ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, sisters, high school, wish come true, disorder, teenage life, sibling relationship, siblings relations, fish out of water, family, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii, california
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46%
 5.4
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Maxie (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Nick and Jan move into their new apartment in San Francisco, the batty landlady upstairs tells them about a girl who used to live there in the 20's: a brash young party girl named Maxie, who died in a car crash the morning before her big ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, love triangle, reincarnation, fish out of water, true love, afterlife, love affair, disorder, tragic hero, supernatural, lifestyle, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 273K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, witty, surreal, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, surrealism, dark humor, supernatural, goth, haunted house, possession, teenage girl, psychic, life after death, heaven and hell ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 9K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: switching roles, body swapping, school, workaholic, child as adult, family, disorder, adult as child, getting along, family relations, silly humor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, romance, switching bodies, terminal illness, supernatural, destiny, opposites attract, aging, couple relations, ghost, couples, afterlife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deal with the devil, rivalry, switching roles, miraculous event, artists and showbiz, hopes, supernatural, musician's life, imaginary, religions or cults, disorder, god ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.6
 474
Willy/Milly (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish ...
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gender bending, solar eclipse, switching roles, miraculous event, teenage life, youth, love and romance, gender, transsexual, misfit, wish come true, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, semi serious, humorous, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, love and romance, hopes, couples, imaginary, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sentimental, feel good, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: angel, reincarnation, sport, fish out of water, love affair, disorder, life turned upside down, love and romance, supernatural, hidden identity, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 60s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, misfit, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 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: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, opposites attract, hopes, love and romance, supernatural ...
Time: future, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dating the Enemy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One messy science journalist (Tash) and a neat television host (Brett). Two very different people whose relationship is nose diving to get the opportunity to experience life in their partners shoes when they wake up one morning in each others ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body swapping, gender, journalist, disorder, wish come true, couple relations, battle of the sexes, couples, romance, introspection, love, switching roles ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: odd couple, fish out of water, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, rescue, misfit, supernatural, disorder, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 101K
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: not serious, humorous, absurd, funny, parody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: devil, hell, fish out of water, dark humor, imaginary, heavy metal, misfit, escapades, love affair, sibling relationship, fantasy world, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 2K
Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: idiotic, humorous, not serious, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, switching roles, fish out of water, unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 12K
Freaky Friday (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: School girl Annabel is hassled by her mother, and Mrs. Andrews is annoyed with her daughter, Annabel. They both think that the other has an easy life. On a normal Friday morning, both complain about each other and wish they could have the easy life ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, child as adult, self discovery, wish come true, switching roles, hockey, family relations, ice hockey, disney, family, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, turkey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%