Movies and TV shows like Pushing Daisies

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Pushing Daisies (2007)
 8.4
 56K
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, fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, humorous, witty, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, death, murder, dog, supernatural ability, supernatural, private detective, partners, couple relations, unlikely relationship, young man, secret, supernatural power, resurrection, jealousy, diner, weirdo, surrealism, magic realism, first kiss, waiter, young woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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Most similar movies to Pushing Daisies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and sentimental films and TV series with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, destiny, love, supernatural and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pushing Daisies: Wonderfalls (2004), Dead Like Me (2003), The Good Place (2016), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Amelie (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, good deed, niagara falls, disorder, supernatural ability, magical, boss, young woman, heroine, youth, human relationship, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
 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: witty, cynical, sentimental, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, dealing with death, team, supernatural, double life, family relations, family problems, corpse, supernatural ability, grim reaper, dark humor, mission ...
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
 147K
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: humorous, captivating, twists and turns, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, karma, ethics, paradise, utopia, deception, death, hell, female protagonist, self sacrifice, architect, soul mate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, dark fantasy, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, goth, social misfits, surrealism, freak, romance, love, fall in love, human nature, impossible love, fish out of water, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd. An adaptation of Douglas Adams’ wildly successful comic novels.
Style: ironic, intellectual, psychological, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: clue, murder investigation, time travel, private detective, unstoppable, partners, strange person, government agent, hallucination, crime investigation, detective agency, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.3
 743K
Amelie (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a ...
Style: touching, stylized, feel good, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, existentialism, fall in love, looking for love, life philosophy, surrealism, optimism, social relations, love, lifestyle change, weirdo, daydreamer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 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, witty, sexy ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, love and romance, unfulfillment, ghost, supernatural ability, misfit, switching roles, unlikely couple, romance, family relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 73K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, selflessness, fall in love, haunted by the past, self involved ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 436K
Big Fish (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true ...
Style: surreal, sentimental, feel good, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night
Plot: loneliness, adventure, witch, fantasy world, family relations, mermaid, journey, fish, parents and children, circus, true love, magical ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: usa, miami, texas, alabama, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: The story of "The Beauty Inside" is the story of a guy named Alex who wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love ...
Style: touching, surreal, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, romance, fall in love, true love, switching roles, bittersweet, supernatural, love and romance, supernatural romance, imaginary
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, ghost, psychic, love story, love triangle, romance, impossible love, haunted by the past, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
When Shall We Kiss? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The chronicles of the lives of young urban adults in Budapest.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, couples, looking for love, love and romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Leyla and Mecnun (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: Leyla ile Mecnun is a Turkish television comedy series. The show is set in Istanbul, Turkey and premiered in 2011 on TRT. The series is a surreal and absurd comedy that revolves around the fictional love story between Leyla and Mecnun.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, surreal, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: social differences, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, society, rich and poor, poverty, destiny, young man, taxi driver, love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Angel's Last Mission: Love (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: As a punishment for meddling in human affairs, an angel faces the impossible task of finding a soulmate for a cold-hearted ballerina.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: young love, angel, childhood friend, love triangle, ballerina, romance, supernatural, love, old friends, crush, true love, male female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rio, I Love You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Brazil, USA, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The third episode of the Cities of Love franchise, Rio, I Love You is an anthology, created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe. The story line of each segment focuses on an encounter of love in a different neighborhood of the city, ...
Style: sexy, touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, love and romance, friendship, love affair, romance, culture clash, city life, sexual content, urban, profanity, bikini
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 54K
Winter's Tale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.
Style: stylized, emotional, captivating, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, true love, love and romance, power of love, angel, supernatural ability, good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, impossible love, heir, romance ...
Time: year 2014, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 84K
American Gods (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Neil Gaiman's fantasy novel about an ex-con who becomes the traveling partner of a conman who turns out to be one of the older gods trying to recruit troops to battle the upstart deities.
Style: serious, tense, psychedelic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, supernatural ability, mythology, mysterious character, mystery, ex convict, supernatural, death, travel, deception, road trip, god ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Simply Irresistible (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: restaurant, chef, love, department store, crab, romance, cooking and food, couples, friends, disorder, family relations, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, family, fall in love, family relations, high school life, chosen one, youth, love and romance, magic, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cha Dae-woong (Lee Seung Gi) accidentally releases a troublesome gumiho, a legendary fox with nine tails, sealed inside a painting by Grandma Samshin . Fleeing the scene, Dae-woong suffers a life-threatening fall and is only saved by the gumiho ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: supernatural romance, romance, fox, supernatural, hidden identity, couples, fall in love, disorder, fish out of water, legend, immortal, mythical creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, unlikely couple, initially antagonists, supernatural romance, psychic, impossible love, waking up from a coma, afterlife, opposites attract, coma, romance, workaholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Six Californians start a club to discuss the works of Jane Austen. As they delve into Austen's literature, the club members find themselves dealing with life experiences that parallel the themes of the books they are reading.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, infidelity, couple relations, crumbling marriage, literature, breakup, teacher, computer genius, reconciliation, father daughter relationship, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century
Place: usa, california, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Lars and the Real Girl (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Extremely shy Lars finds it impossible to make friends or socialize. His brother and sister-in-law worry about him, so when he announces that he has a girlfriend he met on the Internet, they are overjoyed. But Lars' new lady is a life-size ...
Style: touching, psychological, humorous, sweet, depressing ...
Plot: loneliness, mental illness, human relationship, shyness, doll, young man, delusion, sex doll, grief, social relations, psychologist, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time travel, love and romance, wooing, romance, couple relations, road not taken, hopes, changing the past or future, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wedding, destiny, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1999
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, dramatic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: life philosophy, aging, impossible love, true love, tragic love, love and romance, life & death, child as adult, existentialism, journey, elderly, fall in love ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, pearl harbor, louisiana, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: feel good, sincere, sweet, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, witchcraft, small town, magic, supernatural ability, supernatural, curse, love, wizards and magicians, hereditary gift of witchcraft, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Secret Garden (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A wealthy man and a poor stunt girl fall in love. But things get complicated when their souls become inexplicably swapped and dark secrets surface.
Style: romantic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet ...
Plot: body swapping, love triangle, rich man poor woman, true love, destiny, romance, love and romance, womanizer, social differences, memory loss, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.9
 154K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, police investigation, fbi, partners, riddles and clues, special agents, murder investigation, law enforcement, teamwork, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Light in Your Eyes (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Time manipulation comes with a steep price for a young woman, who becomes 78 years old overnight after using a mysterious watch.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, touching, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, alzheimer's disease, dementia, supernatural power, friends in love, tragic love, supernatural, love affair, unfulfilled love, love, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom ...
Style: sweet, realistic, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: breakup, couple relations, relationships, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, love, dating, destiny, unfulfilled love, depression, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%