Movies like Charley and the Angel

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Charley and the Angel (1973)
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Charley and the Angel (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family relations, gangsters, supernatural, family, miraculous event, afterlife, human spirit, love and romance, couples, generosity, going straight, hopes, unfulfillment, guardian angel, angel, great depression, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, bootlegging, prohibition era, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s

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Most similar movies to Charley and the Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family relations, family, hopes, disorder, redemption, family life and supernatural mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Charley and the Angel: Delivering Milo (2001), Christmas Do-Over (2006), A Mom for Christmas (1990), Quigley (2003), Eve's Christmas (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, pregnancy, family relations, angel, redemption, ghost, family life, hopes, death, hospital, tour guide, love ...
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, manhattan new york city
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100%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time loop, holiday, family relations, disorder, couples, hopes, love and romance, family, obnoxious boss, christmas, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Mom for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father Jim (Doug Sheehan) is a workaholic with little time for his daughter. Just before the Christmas holiday season, Jessica wins a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, single parent, family, parents and children, miraculous event, holiday, beauty, father daughter relationship, department store, mannequin, shoplifter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, hidden identity, disorder, redemption, family life, eccentric family, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, uninhibited rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Eve's Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, love and romance, family life, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Time: year 1996
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Littlest Angel (1969)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: heaven, family relations, animal life, disorder, religions or cults, ancient history, miraculous event, custody, wish come true, death in the family, supernatural romance, afterlife ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, family relations, hopes, wizards and magicians, holiday, friendship, supernatural ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Grand Champion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, underdog, friendship, family life, redemption, buddies, hopes, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Christmas Cupid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sloan is beautiful, stylish, and on the fast track to success at her public relations firm. After her client Caitlin ends up in a coma and becomes her own personal ghost of Christmas past, present, and future; she finds out first hand that her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, love and romance, supernatural, introspection, scrooge, couples, redemption, lovers reunited, road not taken, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, los angeles, california, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, road not taken, family relations, disorder, hollywood, hopes, friends, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, soccer, parents and children, family values, family, desire, couple relations, family relations, hopes, childbirth, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, changing the past or future, father son estrangement, unfulfillment, redemption, family, cynic, indifference, youth, friends, estrangement, introspection ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, heroes, adventure, family, youth, escapades, animal life, christmas, children, friends, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Martin kids learn of a magic spell that will take them to the 'mommy market' so they can get a more user friendly model. After giving a few other moms a try, they want their own back. But that is not so easy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, nothing goes right, youth, coming of age, siblings relations, family life, child as adult, disorder, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, single parent, cat, supernatural, family, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, afterlife, supernatural, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, love and romance, wedding, family relations, couples, looking for love ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, couples, love affair, family life, fall in love, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, misfit, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Canterville Ghost (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American couple inherits an English castle, only to find that it is haunted by the spirit of a disgraced ancestor, doomed to stay on the estate because of his cowardice. The only way he can escape is if one of his descendants performs an ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, family, supernatural ability, escapades, hopes, love and romance, heroes, redemption, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: family, dog, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, parents and children, disorder, family life, genetic engineering, parent child relationship, court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 246
My Ghost Dog (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dog's ghost returns to help boy win a custody battle, fight bullies and find his loving but shy step-dad a nice girlfriend.
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, ghost, adventure, family, heroes, supernatural ability, rescue, blind ambition, disorder, wizards and magicians, friends, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Snowball Express (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: skiing, family relations, loan, hotel, ski resort, rocky mountains, mountain, farce, starting over, family, disorder, friends ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: angel, sport, parents and children, hopes, ambition, wish come true, rivalry, baseball, underdog, sport team, coach, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, he may stay on earth. Max accepts, and returns to earth, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, redemption, bus, afterlife, deal with the devil, family, devil, destiny, right hand man, wish come true, hopes, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, humorous, biblical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: god, school, family relations, religions or cults, supernatural, hopes, youth, society, parents and children, miraculous event, divorced parents, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
12 Wishes of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach's instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: life turned upside down, christmas, wish come true, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, hopes, nothing goes right, family, disorder, best friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 16 year old JULIET BELLO lives on a ranch with her stepmother KIM and two irritating stepbrothers, CRAIG and PETE. Since her father died the ranch has been going downhill, until in desperation Kim has to entertain the offer from businessman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, rivalry, farm, prank, horse, ranch, talking horse, talking animals, man versus nature, allergy, father son estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Seven Dinners (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years of marriage, their relationships have come to a dead end – no kids, no common interests, almost no more love is left… When the wife asks for divorce, the husband tries the last remedy to cure their relationships – a scientific ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, marriage, family relations, couples, family, love, hopes, sex, romance, husband wife relationship, happy ending, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead. His mother is furious, but when Jack uses the magic bike to save the local hot dog stand from the clutches of corrupt big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroic mission, miraculous event, teenage life, escapades, young heroes, adventure, supernatural, family, rivalry, heroes, save the day, social relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%