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

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Most similar movies to Charley and the Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family relations, family, hopes, disorder, supernatural, redemption and family life mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Charley and the Angel: Delivering Milo (2001), Christmas Do-Over (2006), Quigley (2003), A Carol Christmas (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: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, guardian angel, angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
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100%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, love and romance, family, hopes, family relations, disorder, couples, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
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78%
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, disorder, family life, redemption, family relations, hidden identity, dealing with death, odd couple, animal life, hopes, supernatural romance, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, road not taken, starting over, family relations, disorder, hopes, holiday, talk show host, redemption, hollywood, family, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: one more chance, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, wish come true, family life, love and romance, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Mom for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
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: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, imaginary, single parent, family, miraculous event, parents and children, holiday, father daughter relationship, beauty, mannequin, soup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, animal life, adventure, misfit, young heroes, hopes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, miraculous event, soccer, parents and children, childbirth, child birth, couple relations, sport, desire, family, family values, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, hopes, wizards and magicians, winter, society, holiday, friendship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: human spirit, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, underdog, friendship, family life, buddies, hopes, redemption, small town, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, introspection, supernatural, love and romance, lovers reunited, road not taken, redemption, couples, true love, scrooge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, cynic, indifference, youth, introspection, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th 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, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, adventure, heroes, friendship, youth, escapades, family, children, animal life, christmas, moose, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Trading Mom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, offbeat, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, single parent, magic, teenage girl, nothing goes right, coming of age, mischievous children, youth, siblings relations, child as adult, family life, down on your luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, parents and children, pets, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, supernatural, friends, redemption, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, money problems, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, wedding, impossible love, fall in love, supernatural romance, true love, looking for love, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, family life, love affair, fall in love, couples, 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, humorous, semi serious, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, misfit, hopes, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, wish come true, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: human becomes animal, family, dog, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, disorder, parents and children, genetic engineering, family life, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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33%
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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: exciting, touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: family relations, heroes, supernatural ability, rescue, blind ambition, family, family life, adventure, ghost, danger, animal life, invisibility ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, escapades, heroes, palaces castles and temples, danger, hopes, curses spells and rituals, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: skiing, hotel, family relations, loan, ski resort, rocky mountains, resort, starting over, against the odds, mountain, farce, family ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, light, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, farm, rivalry, ranch, prank, horse, parody, man versus nature, loss of wife, father son estrangement, allergy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, cult film, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: disney, redemption, bus, family, devil, destiny, right hand man, hopes, supernatural, wish come true, afterlife, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, society, supernatural, youth, imaginary, hopes, religions or cults, family relations, divorced parents ...
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, touching, sentimental, 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, disorder, best friends, family, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, miraculous event, holiday, hopes, friendship, department store, family, couples, friends, youth, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, heroic mission, miraculous event, adventure, family, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, save the day, supernatural, heroes, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One Magic Christmas (1985)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny's very own guardian angel.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, small town, family, holiday, redemption, bittersweet, dysfunctional family, human nature, miraculous event, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%