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 sister relationship, hardware store, brother brother relationship, 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, love and romance, disorder, christmas and supernatural mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Charley and the Angel: Delivering Milo (2001), Christmas Do-Over (2006), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), Eve's Christmas (2004), 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: humorous, semi serious, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: angel, guardian angel, pregnancy, ghost, redemption, family life, hopes, family relations, second chance, death, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, couples, disorder, family relations, family, hopes, love and romance, obnoxious boss, time loop, christmas, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: wish come true, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: road not taken, obnoxious boss, unfulfillment, wish come true, love and romance, family, redemption, time travel, self discovery, hopes, family relations, couples ...
Place: new york, 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: rivalry, on the run, hidden identity, family relations, animal life, supernatural romance, family life, pets, disorder, partners, impossible love, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, true love, self discovery, love and romance, supernatural, introspection, couples, road not taken, redemption, lovers reunited, scrooge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, friends, family relations, disorder, ghost, family, road not taken, hopes, hollywood, starting over, redemption, supernatural ...
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: destiny, supernatural, misfit, custody, animal life, supernatural romance, disorder, afterlife, family, death in the family, imaginary, love and romance ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ 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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, young heroes, small town, ambition, family relations, friends, friendship, underdog, rivalry, family, contests and competitions, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, parents and children, imaginary, family, miraculous event, single parent, family relations, holiday, beauty, shoplifter, soup, mannequin ...
⇓ 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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, redemption, changing the past or future, family, youth, unfulfillment, hopes, estrangement, friends, introspection, imaginary, altering history ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, love and romance, wish come true, fall in love, workplace, hopes, christmas, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family, best friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friends, family relations, college, gang, love affair, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, family, love and romance, youth ...
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, family, heroes, imaginary, hopes, save the day, wish come true, supernatural ability, miraculous event, escapades, danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, unfulfillment, death in the family, road not taken, love affair, family, parents and children, romance, lovers reunited, custody, hidden identity, ghost ...
⇓ 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, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, family life, youth, disorder, siblings relations, parent child relationship, sibling relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: escapades, heroic mission, family, miraculous event, heroes, rivalry, supernatural, friends, family relations, social relations, wizards and magicians, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 212
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, feel good, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, danger, wizards and magicians, family relations, friends, invisibility, blind ambition, heroes, family, adventure, rescue, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
Audience: family outing
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, love and romance, curses spells and rituals, hopes, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroes, supernatural ability, family, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: touching, feel good, sentimental, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: marriage, love and romance, family relations, couples, family, love, hopes, happy ending, sex, romance, husband wife relationship, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, small town, family, holiday, redemption, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, fish out of water, parents and children, siblings relations, hopes, 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: legal action, family gatherings, wish come true, race against time, disorder, couples, starting over, misfit, dull life, family relations, love and romance, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, good versus evil ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, disorder, child as adult, family relations, body swapping, youth, misfit, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, disorder, couples, family life, mischievous children, love and romance, family, couple relations, mistaken identity, dishonesty, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, family relations, teenager, time loop, youth, family, parents and children, siblings relations, hopes, homecoming, snowman ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, family, devil, destiny, right hand man, hopes, wish come true, supernatural, afterlife, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, uplifting, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, family, supernatural, destiny, religions or cults, working undercover, miraculous event, hopes, human spirit, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption ...
Time: 1990s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: christmas, department store, love and romance, miraculous event, road not taken, hopes, parents and children, store, wizards and magicians, family relations, coincidence, winter
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%