Movies like Heaven Sent

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Heaven Sent (1994)
 5.4
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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 save his mom.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, teenage life, crimes, youth, supernatural, family, family relations, misfit, reincarnation, parents and children, destiny, family life, starting over, hopes, juvenile delinquency, society, imaginary, redemption, collision, profanity, afterlife, teenager, basketball, angel, death ...
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Heaven Sent

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about hopes, family, family relations, friendship, youth, parents and children and destiny mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Heaven Sent: In His Father's Shoes (1997), Fluke (1995), What If... (2010), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), Defending Your Life (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In His Father's Shoes (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A fortyish cancer-stricken, emaciated Frank Crosby and his fifteen-year-old son Clay, who is the healthful, youthful image of his father, are spending an afternoon enjoying the atmosphere of Venice Beach. They enter Oddities, a store where the gypsy ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, hopes, homecoming, switching roles, teenage life, parents and children, family life, family, youth, profanity, family relations, estrangement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, dog, talking dog, dog movie, family relations, family life, human becoming an animal, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.4
 2K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, heaven, destiny, romance, fall in love, starting over, hopes, imaginary, couple relations, supernatural, life & death, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ⇓
81%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, teenage life, family, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Pete's Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time loop, christmas, starting over, family relations, teenager, parents and children, youth, family, siblings relations, hopes, homecoming, female director ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 ...
Style: inspirational, semi serious, uplifting, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, hopes, supernatural, family, religions or cults, destiny, human spirit, miraculous event, working undercover, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.5
 189
Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: teenage life, physical appearance, society, hopes, misfit, youth, social misfits, family, high school life, parents and children, child illness, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.4
 27K
Always (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Pete Sandich is a reckless fire-fighting pilot who is killed in what was to have been his final mission. Ascending to Heaven, Pete is introduced to business-like angel who instructs the spectral Pete to pass on his aviation knowledge to his young ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, airplane, supernatural, pilot, true love, romance, starting over, rescue, tragic hero, guardian angel, aviation ...
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
59%
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, supernatural, redemption, ghost, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Miracle in Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, wizards and magicians, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, hopes, winter, friendship, couples, supernatural ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 531
Miracle (2000)
Genre: Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What do you do if you're twelve years old, your mum is a neurotic babbler, your best friend is hitting on the girl you love, and you're the only guy in your class who doesn't yet sport pubes ...? For Dennis P. there's only one ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, mischievous children, young heroes, wish come true, parents and children, child as adult, family, hopes, best friends, magic ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family relations, couples, self discovery, couple relations, destiny, hopes, family, estate, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: angel, family relations, pregnancy, guardian angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, adventure, friendship, teenage life, child as adult, family life, youth, basketball, battles, friends, disorder, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 217
Superbror (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "Superbrother" tells the story of Anton, a 10 year old boy desperate for, he says, an older and true brother as Buller, his brother, is autistic. Always distracted looking at the sky, Anton receives an unexpected visit from some stranger ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, touching, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, wish come true, young heroes, adventure, superhuman powers, social misfits, disorder, mentally challenged, youth, family relations, family, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, introspection, misfit, disorder, holiday, selfishness, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 307
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 ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
45%
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The Christmas Clause (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, starting over, hopes, unfulfillment, family, dull life, christmas, destiny, youth, escapades, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 7K
Teen Spirit (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.
Style: touching, entertaining, light, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, social relations, prom, teenage life, ghost, supernatural, high school life, imaginary, family, jousting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Oh, God! Book II (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Second 'Oh God' movie has God appearing before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, biblical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: god, school, parents and children, miraculous event, hopes, imaginary, youth, society, supernatural, religions or cults, family relations, divorced parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: autism, flying, family, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, human spirit, misfit, mute or deaf, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, family relations, disorder, bishop, couples ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, mistaken identity, child as adult, danger, youth, disorder, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 19K
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 ⇓
42%
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