Movies and TV shows like Touched by an Angel

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Touched by an Angel (1994)
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Touched by an Angel (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Touched by an Angel is an American drama series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994 and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003. Created by John Masius and produced by Martha Williamson, the series stars Roma Downey, as an angel named Monica, and Della Reese, as her supervisor Tess. Throughout the series, Monica is tasked with bringing guidance and messages from God to various people who are at a crossroads in their lives. From season three on, they are frequently joined by Andrew, the angel of death.
Style: inspirational, semi serious, sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, hopes, supernatural, family, miraculous event, religions or cults, destiny, human spirit, working undercover, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption, religion, society, imaginary, friendship, philosophy, spirituality, truth, faith, friend, revelation, message, text messaging
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, sentimental and semi serious films and TV series with plots about hopes, family, family relations, miraculous event, friendship, imaginary and youth mostly in Drama, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Touched by an Angel: Highway to Heaven (1984), What If... (2010), The Kid (2000), Field of Dreams (1989), The Christmas Candle (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Highway to Heaven (1984)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Highway to Heaven is an American television drama series which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1989. The series aired for five seasons, running a total of 111 episodes. It was shot entirely in California.
Style: serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: angel, redemption, friendship, supernatural, odd couple, fish out of water, family life, human nature, partners, hopes, unlikely partners, good deed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: touching, sentimental, light, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: fish out of water, angel, family relations, family, spirituality, family life, disorder, lifestyle, miraculous event, introspection, misfit, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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36%
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The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: time travel, redemption, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, youth, friends, introspection, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 2000 ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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100%
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Field of Dreams (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: farm, baseball, ghost, miraculous event, regret, reconciliation, small town, road trip, recluse, doctor, hearing voices, sport ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa, boston
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100%
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The Christmas Candle (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, miraculous event, angel, christmas, society, hopes, clergy, social relations, religions or cults, faith, candle, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
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35%
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Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, misfit, youth, imaginary, crimes, supernatural, family, juvenile delinquency, society, hopes, parents and children, starting over ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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33%
The Miracle Worker (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan (Alison Elliott) leads deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller (Hallie Kate Eisenberg) out of solitude and helps integrate her into the world.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: mute or deaf, disability, dedicated educator, human spirit, blindness and impaired vision, lifestyle, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, miraculous event, family, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, road not taken, self discovery, introspection, ghost, human spirit, redemption, family relations, nagging and grouching, disorder, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Good Witch's Wonder (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cassie Nightingale (Bell) finds herself with only days to plan her stepson Brandon's (Knight) wedding to Tara (Leggat) when the happy couple unexpectedly pushes up the date for their big day. Meanwhile, Martha (Disher), the newly elected mayor ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, uncover truth, friendship, family, family relations, small town, friends, imaginary, small town life, social relations, chores, smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Lobster Tale (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn't doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, family relations, family life, family, moral dilemma, fisherman, supernatural, rivalry, social relations, friendship, down on your luck, superhuman powers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: One day while returning home to stay with his widowed twin sister and her daughter, Kevin Finn, a self-centered man whose life brings him more trouble than he bargained for, is recruited by a celestial being named Yvette, who enlists Kevin with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, funny, colourful, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: prophet, angel, good deed, sister, mission, niece, escapades, family relations, friendship, small town, life philosophy, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mr. Rice's Secret (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family, youth, hopes, friends, treasure hunt, human spirit, ring, back from the dead, exhumation, cancer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Charley and the Angel (1973)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Charley is a workaholic family man that finds out from an angel that his "number's up" and he will be dying soon so he tries to change his ways and be a better husband and father with the time he has left.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family relations, love and romance, supernatural, unfulfillment, miraculous event, afterlife, gangsters, family, going straight, hopes, generosity ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
God Is Brazilian (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: God decides to take a vacation, but first He has to find a saint who can rule the universe while He's away. For that, He goes to Brazil's northeast, where He believes there's a very good man for the job, however, during His mission, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, contemplative ...
Plot: optimism, human spirit, miraculous event, society, hopes, human nature, chosen one, faith, religion, religions or cults, unlikely partners, imaginary ...
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Where Hope Grows (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Calvin Campbell is a former professional baseball player sent to an early retirement due to his panic attacks at the plate. Even though he had all the talent for the big leagues, he struggles with the curveballs life has thrown him. Today, he ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: mentally challenged, friendship, human spirit, human nature, misfit, redemption, optimism, parents and children, family problems, alcohol abuse, small town, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Littlest Angel (1969)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from the book by Charles Tazewell. Michael, a shepherd boy living in Biblical times, finds himself transported to Heaven on his eighth birthday. Michael doesn't fully understand where he is, or why he's there. A guardian angel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: death in the family, custody, miraculous event, supernatural romance, afterlife, destiny, wish come true, show tunes, young heroes, orphan, adventure, family ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, family relations, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, destiny, hopes, law enforcement, family values, parents and children, family life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, semi serious, uplifting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, heroic mission, eccentric family, family life, mischievous children, save the day, family gatherings, parents and children, dysfunctional family, disorder, one last chance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dolphins, hopes, young heroes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Current (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake loves living in Chicago but when big city violence hits a little too close to home his parents buy a campground in rural Minnesota and move the family there. Jake hates living at the campground until he meets Peter, the boy across the river. ...
Style: christian film, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family, rebelliousness, hopes, lake or river, getting home, countryside, faith, father son relationship, christianity, death of grandmother, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, chicago illinois
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30%
The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, miraculous event, society, clergy, hopes, church, family relations, family life, human nature, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dust Factory (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ryan is a teenager who lacks the ability to speak. One day, Ryan falls off a bridge and he finds himself transported to a strange fantasy world where he encounters his Grandpa Randolph (Armin Mueller-Stahl) and a pretty girl named Melanie (Hayden ...
Style: touching, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, self discovery, afterlife, friendship, young heroes, introspection, youth, supernatural, hopes, misfit, destiny, adolescence vs adulthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas movie, single parent, christmas eve, holiday, family, friendship, parents and children, wish come true, family relations, friends, youth, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Full House (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Full House is an American sitcom television series. Set in San Francisco, the show chronicles widowed father Danny Tanner, who, after the death of his wife Pam, enlists his best friend Joey Gladstone and his brother-in-law Jesse Katsopolis to help ...
Style: sitcom, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, friends, family life, single parent, single father, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
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Geppetto (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a man wishes for a son, he learns what it means to be a father.
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, mischievous children, young heroes, family relations, friendship, parents and children, child in peril, youth, escapades, family, miraculous event, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Tree Miracle (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: “A Christmas Tree Miracle” is a warm-hearted tale that reminds us that in the holiday season, the best gifts in life are the simple ones, and that miracles do happen, if you believe.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, hopes, miraculous event, family relations, mysterious character, life turned upside down, disorder, family problems, family, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, family, couples, couple relations, romance, miraculous event, christmas, divorce, hopes, nanny, grandmother, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Touchback (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A former high-school football star loses his shot at a college scholarship due to a devastating gridiron injury, but gets a second chance at living his dream.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, captivating, disturbing, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, back in time, small town, small town life, teenage life, dream come true, one more chance, sent to the past, ex athlete, contests and competitions, hopes, sport ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
H2O: Just Add Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 23 min.
Story: When three normal teenage girls stumble upon a ancient cave they undergo a transformation that will change their lives forever. H20 - Just Add Water, sees three very different girls facing everyday teen problems with an added twist - they're ...
Style: exciting, humorous, enigmatic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mermaid, youth, teenage life, supernatural, friends, adventure, best friends, supernatural ability, transformation, love and romance, imaginary, miraculous event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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