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, 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

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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, family life, disorder, friends and youth 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), A Mom for Christmas (1990). 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: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, love and romance, family, disorder, hopes, couples, family relations, obnoxious boss, time loop, christmas, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, feel good, humorous, contemplative ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: road not taken, one more chance, redemption, self discovery, love and romance, couples, family life, wish come true, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, childhood home ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, parents and children, child birth, couple relations, miraculous event, hopes, family relations, soccer, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, touching, offbeat, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, imaginary, family, parents and children, family relations, miraculous event, holiday, shoplifter, father daughter relationship, department store, mannequin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, hopes, adventure, eccentric family, animal life, on the run, hidden identity, rivalry, reincarnation, redemption, supernatural, custody ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: youth, misfit, custody, destiny, supernatural, orphan, young heroes, religions or cults, afterlife, show tunes, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, disorder, family relations, road not taken, hopes, holiday, talk show host, hollywood, ghost, friends, redemption ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, true love, introspection, love and romance, supernatural, lovers reunited, couples, redemption, road not taken, scrooge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 39K
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, redemption, imaginary, unfulfillment, changing the past or future, family, indifference, youth, friends, introspection, estrangement, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 1960s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
 661
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, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ambition, animal life, human spirit, family, hopes, friendship, underdog, rivalry, buddies, family life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, pig, rescue, survival, spider, family, friends, uncle, grass, spring, barn, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, family life, youth, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, love and romance, wish come true, fall in love, workplace, hopes, christmas, nothing goes right, down on your luck, best friends, family, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, romance, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, true love, impossible love, family relations, unlikely couple, couple relations, fall in love, couples ...
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, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, couples, family life, love affair, fall in love, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, disorder, pets, talking cat, youth, single parent, cat, supernatural, redemption, friends, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 571
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: child as adult, kidnapping, gang, couples, family life, college, family, eccentric family, love affair, love and romance, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 609
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: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: hopes, imaginary, miraculous event, save the day, wish come true, family, escapades, heroes, disorder, supernatural ability, supernatural, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: loan, hotel, skiing, family, starting over, family life, against the odds, resort, family relations, friends, disorder, inheritance ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 2K
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, feel good, offbeat, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: single parent, magic, family life, child as adult, mischievous children, coming of age, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, siblings relations, family, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, new job, large family, aspiring actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, family, fairy, single parent, youth, family life, couples, disorder, hopes, store ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 773
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, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, disorder, switching roles, fish out of water, wish come true, parents and children, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, misfit, hopes, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
Plot: baseball, parents and children, wish come true, ambition, hopes, sport, rivalry, underdog, angel, coach, magic, family ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, redemption, heroes, love and romance, family, supernatural ability, hopes, escapades, palaces castles and temples, chaos and mayhem ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 32K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, family, holiday, redemption, hopes, love and romance, disorder, family life, family relations, parents and children ...
Place: denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 356
The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, animal life, pets, family life, dog, golden retriever, countryside, family, friends, overalls, puppy, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: moose, youth, friends, wounded animal, family relations, puppets, family, escapades, pets, heroes, animal life, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 294
Balloon Farm (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As soon as Harvey S. Potter descends upon a drought-stricken farmland, he begins to grow a mysterious but beautiful crop of balloons. Mystified by the new resident's abilities, the people of the town are mesmerized by Potter, who immediately ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, uplifting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: farm, small town, mischievous children, mysterious character, family, adventure, hopes, benign alien, survival, friendship, small town life, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%