Movies like Charley and the Angel

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Charley and the Angel
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, afterlife, hopes, family relations, family, gangsters, going straight, human spirit, miraculous event, love and romance, supernatural, unfulfillment, couples, guardian angel, generosity, bootlegging, prohibition, shop owner, hardware store, angel, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, great depression ...
Time: 30s

Most similar movies to Charley and the Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, family relations, hopes, redemption, disorder, love and romance and destiny mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Charley and the Angel: The Littlest Angel (1969), Eve's Christmas (2004), Christmas Do-Over (2006), Grand Champion (2002), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Littlest Angel
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, feel good, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, afterlife, family, adventure, destiny, miraculous event, hopes, youth, supernatural, orphan, custody, death in the family ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
Eve's Christmas
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: redemption, road not taken, family life, family, hopes, obnoxious boss, self discovery, custody, time travel, wish come true, love and romance, holiday ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   81%
 
Christmas Do-Over
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, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: couples, obnoxious boss, time travel, family, hopes, love and romance, family relations, holiday, disorder, divorce, christmas, time loop
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   76%
 
 4.4
 627
Grand Champion
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, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, underdog, young heroes, small town, contests and competitions, rise to the top, human spirit, friendship, family life, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   61%
 
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
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: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, miraculous event, small town, wish come true, family relations, couple relations, hopes, imaginary, youth, couples, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
Christmas Cupid
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: introspection, family, self discovery, hollywood, hopes, love and romance, ghost, supernatural, christmas, redemption, true love, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   59%
 
A Simple Wish
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: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, family, witch, vengeance, mischievous children, kids and family, children, dog, supernatural ability, revenge, fantasy world, witches ...
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   48%
 
A Carol Christmas
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, hollywood, hopes, family, disorder, ghost, starting over, christmas, road not taken, family relations, supernatural, friends ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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Pinocchio
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Roberto Benigni adapts the classic children's tale by Carlo Collodi for the big-budget family-oriented comedy Pinocchio.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, miraculous event, adaptation, fish out of water, escapades, imaginary, youth, nose, disorder, obsessive quest, friendship ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus
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: hidden identity, single parent, romance, looking for love, love affair, family, family gatherings, lovers reunited, road not taken, family life, love and romance, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
One Magic Christmas
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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, redemption, dysfunctional family, children, magic, small town, single parent, childhood, human nature, life & death ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
 6.3
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Prancer
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, small town, father daughter relationship, mischievous children, countryside, children, young heroes, childhood, friendship, single father ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 6.1
 37K
The Kid
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, time travel, redemption, childhood, midlife crisis, changing the past or future, introspection, kids and family, road not taken, children, dog, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century, future ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
 6.1
 557
Snowmen
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: young heroes, obsessive quest, family, small town, human spirit, friendship, coming of age, child illness, bully, caretaker, ambition, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 6.1
 2K
Toothless
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A female dentist is cast into limbo after her death in an accident and is given the assignment to act as the Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: afterlife, young heroes, dentist, family, supernatural romance, legends and myths, romance, family life, youth, supernatural, friends, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   52%
 
 5.2
 571
Superdad
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: college, best friends, parents and children, family, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, eccentric family, teenage life, college student, scholarship, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
 3.6
 562
Elf-Man
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, wish come true, family, heroes, hopes, imaginary, supernatural, disorder, supernatural ability, rescue, miraculous event, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 6.8
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Snow
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: daring rescue, race against time, family, chases and races, adventure, fall in love, fish out of water, hidden identity, single parent, danger, dishonesty, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Charlotte's Web
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, survival, talking animals, friends, rescue, kids and family, animals, spiders, children, small town, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
The Thirteenth Year
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, youth, family relations, family, coming of age, danger, escapades, fishing, birthday, heroes, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
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 285
Balloon Farm
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, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: small town, mischievous children, farm, family, young heroes, friendship, adventure, miraculous event, small town life, family life, hopes, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
The Butcher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A clairvoyant woman thinks that she's met her future husband because she's seen him in a dream. They marry and he takes her back to his butcher shop in New York city, where her powers tend to influence everyone she meets while working in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love, supernatural ability, destiny, couple relations, magic realism, psychiatrist, lesbian, fall in love, love story, happy ending, love and romance ...
Time: future
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
A Christmas Carol
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, redemption, family, ghost, greed, ghosts, happy ending, supernatural ability, adaptation, scrooge, childhood ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, future, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   41%
 
The Canterville Ghost
Genre: Family, Comedy, 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 ability, palaces castles and temples, afterlife, family, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, redemption, chaos and mayhem, destiny, danger ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
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Oh, God!
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, biblical, feel good ...
Plot: god, religion, miraculous event, religions or cults, disorder, mentor, chase, hopes, jesus, life philosophy, destiny, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
 5.3
 28K
Jack Frost
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, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, redemption, magic, parents and children, child as adult, reincarnation, natural disaster, death, chase, children ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
The Perfect Holiday
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, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, christmas, love, divorce, holiday, single parent, children, looking for love, parenthood, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
Touched by an Angel
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, feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: redemption, family, destiny, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, imaginary, angel, supernatural, human spirit, working undercover, society ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
The Santa Clause 2
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, magic, toys, children, parents and children, happy ending, kids and family, disney, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, friendship, family, toys, imagination, death, childhood, mysterious character, children, fantasy world, kids and family, miraculous event ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
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