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, gangsters, supernatural, family, miraculous event, family relations, afterlife, love and romance, human spirit, hopes, generosity, couples, unfulfillment, going straight, guardian angel, angel, great depression, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship, hardware store, shop owner ...
Time: 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 semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family, family relations, hopes, redemption, christmas, disorder and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Charley and the Angel: Delivering Milo (2001), Christmas Do-Over (2006), Eve's Christmas (2004), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), Quigley (2003). 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: angel, guardian angel, pregnancy, redemption, ghost, family life, family relations, hopes, death, second chance, hospital, tour guide ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: feel good, touching, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, family, love and romance, hopes, obnoxious boss, couples, disorder, family relations, time loop, divorce, christmas
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, humorous, touching, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: obnoxious boss, family life, family, unfulfillment, love and romance, road not taken, wish come true, hopes, self discovery, couples, time travel, custody ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child birth, wish come true, parents and children, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: getting home, family, adventure, dealing with death, family life, disorder, supernatural romance, animal life, eccentric family, partners, pets, redemption ...
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, supernatural, ghost, disorder, hollywood, family, road not taken, hopes, redemption, starting over, family relations, friends ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, touching, feel good
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: afterlife, family relations, religions or cults, supernatural romance, disorder, animal life, death in the family, destiny, youth, wish come true, hopes, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, supernatural, couples, self discovery, hollywood, true love, introspection, lovers reunited, redemption, hopes, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, young heroes, animal life, family life, buddies, human spirit, underdog, rivalry, friendship, rise to the top, family, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, miraculous event, family, parents and children, imaginary, family relations, single parent, holiday, beauty, father daughter relationship, department store, shoplifter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, redemption, changing the past or future, altering history, family, youth, childhood memory, hopes, friends, estrangement, imaginary, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, lovers reunited, custody, family life, death in the family, looking for love, couples, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Superdad (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dad tries to impress the daughter -- a soon-to-be college student he thinks is hanging around with a bad crowd.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, college, eccentric family, child as adult, teenage life, couples, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, love affair, family, coming of age ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.5
 581
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heroes, escapades, save the day, miraculous event, wish come true, supernatural ability, family, imaginary, danger, family relations, disorder, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, life turned upside down, christmas, wish come true, fall in love, hopes, workplace, nothing goes right, boss and employee, life is a bitch, pets, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, 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, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, youth, family life, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: chick flick
Plot: afterlife, redemption, ghost, supernatural, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, life after death, fear of commitment, happy ending ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, young heroes, miraculous event, save the day, rivalry, motorcycle race, supernatural, friends, wizards and magicians, social relations, family relations, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, danger, palaces castles and temples, redemption, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, supernatural ability, family, heroes, escapades ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious
Plot: parents and children, miraculous event, wizards and magicians, family relations, store, hopes, love and romance, road not taken, christmas, department store, winter, coincidence
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, heroes, blind ambition, adventure, danger, invisibility, family, rescue, family relations, friends, wizards and magicians, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, small town, family, holiday, redemption, dysfunctional family, americana, custody, materialism, misfit, fish out of water, miraculous event ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, road not taken, legal action, misfit, starting over, fish out of water, dull life, family relations, wish come true, unfulfillment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: family, romance, family relations, single parent, couples, looking for love, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 755
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disorder, hopes, siblings relations, switching roles, family, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, youth, misfit, child as adult, body swapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, scary ...
Audience: kids
Plot: redemption, bus, disney, family, destiny, right hand man, hopes, wish come true, supernatural, afterlife, devil, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, family, couple relations, mischievous children, youth, fish out of water, family relations, righting the wronged, mistaken identity, love and romance, dishonesty, disorder ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, supernatural, family, working undercover, miraculous event, hopes, religions or cults, human spirit, destiny, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, pig, survival, rescue, spider, family, friends, uncle, grass, barn, spring, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, christmas, santa claus, family, disorder, family relations, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, imaginary, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993
Place: chicago illinois, sydney australia, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%