Movies and TV shows like Drop Dead Diva

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Drop Dead Diva (2009)
 7.4
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Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A shallow model suddenly dies in an accident only to find her soul resurfacing in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: body swapping, law firm, reincarnation, back from the dead, supernatural, overweight, heaven and hell, lawyer, physical appearance, fat girl, model, self discovery, self esteem, human nature, one more chance, dignity, hidden identity, afterlife, dishonesty, life after death, friendship, guardian angel, supernatural power, lost love, female lawyer ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california

Most similar movies to Drop Dead Diva

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and touching films and TV series with plots about friendship, friends, family relations, lawyer, power relations, lawyers and clients and workplace mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Drop Dead Diva: Eli Stone (2008), Devious Maids (2013), Boston Legal (2004), Suits (2011), Ally McBeal (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Eli Stone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eli Stone is an American legal comedy-drama TV series, named for its title character. The series follows Stone, a San Francisco lawyer who begins to have hallucinations, which leads him to two possible conclusions: a potentially fatal brain ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, surreal, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, legal, courtroom drama, lawyers and clients, siblings relations, uptight character, power relations, dedicated lawyer, family relations, self discovery, a vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Devious Maids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, humorous, entertaining
Plot: maid, secrets, female friendship, couple relations, secret, murder, female protagonist, deception, latinx lead, love, betrayal, adultery ...
Place: beverly hills
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89%
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Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: courtroom drama, law firm, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, civil rights, idealism, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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100%
 8.5
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Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, prodigy, ambitious, success, mastermind, deal, workplace situations, ambition, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ally McBeal (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the ...
Style: sentimental, talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, roommate, lawyer, legal, workplace, seduction, workplace situations, friendship, workplace romance, legal action, looking for love, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1959 ...
Place: san francisco
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100%
 7.4
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Huge (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Huge is a short lived American drama series that aired on the ABC Family television network. The series is based on the young-adult novel of the same name by Sasha Paley. The hour-long drama series revolves around eight teens sent to a summer weight ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fat girl, overweight, summer camp, teenager, weight loss, self discovery, youth, friendship, physical appearance, teenage love, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Franklin & Bash (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When they're not hanging out at their favorite hot dog stand pontificating on what they'd go through to enjoy a night with their favorite female celebrities, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are chasing down their latest clients...sometimes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: law firm, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, courtroom, workplace situations, courtroom drama, trial, friends, young man, power relations, ambitious, defense attorney ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 1K
49 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Shin Ji Hyun was enjoying absolute bliss as she was about to marry her fiancé, Kang Min Ho, but her perfect life is shattered when she gets into a car accident that leaves her in a coma. She is given a second chance at life by a reaper, but it ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: reincarnation, true love, grim reaper, tragedy, supernatural, betrayal, friendship, romance, life is a bitch, self discovery, best friends, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Life After Fat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Life After Fat is a comedy-drama web series filmed in New York City, focusing on Maddie, a 24 year old thrift store employee who loses 90 lbs over the course of a year. For the first time in her life, she feels noticed, and attractive, which ends up ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: physical appearance, self discovery, city life, women, feminism, weight loss, self esteem, strong female presence, twentysomething life, urban, girl, feminist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
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DTLA (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: DTLA is a gay-themed television series which premiered October 24, 2012. The series was created, and is co-produced and directed by Larry Kennar. It follows a group of friends in Downtown Los Angeles under the slogan: One City, Seven Lives / Old ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, gender, lgbt, group of friends, gay relationship, love, buddies, couples, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 758
Related (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Related is an American comedy-drama series that aired on The WB network during the 2005-2006 television season. It revolved around the lives of four close-knit sisters - of Italian descent, raised in Brooklyn - living in New York City. The show was ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, everyday life, sibling relationship, looking for love, city life, sister sister relationship, workaholic, brooklyn new york city, friendship, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 465
Starved (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Starved is an FX Network television situation comedy that aired for one season of seven episodes in 2005. The series was about four friends who each suffer from eating disorders, who met at a "shame-based" support group called Belt ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, sitcom, light, entertaining ...
Plot: eating disorder, support group, friendship, stock broker, misfit, lifestyle, dishonesty, society, mental illness, obsession, physical appearance, thirtysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 739
The Deep End (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina Majorino, Clancy Brown, and Billy Zane, the show follows ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: law firm, corporate world, lawsuit, lawyer, rivalry, lawyers and clients, workplace, lifestyle, power relations, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.6
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Hindsight (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series begins with Becca on the eve of her second wedding. It all seems perfect this time around, but she is still plagued by doubt. What if she could fix everything, and make the 'right' choices this time? Becca finds herself thinking ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: changing the past or future, friendship, introspection, couple relations, starting over, best friends, couples, hopes, time travel, bittersweet, strong female presence, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
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HAPPYish (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, workplace, workplace situations, unfulfillment, self discovery, couples, happiness, love, introspection, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, uplifting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: physical appearance, coming of age, self fulfillment, youth, working class, culture clash, society, unsupportive parent, family business, overweight, latinos, honest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Beauty Inside (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of "The Beauty Inside" is the story of a guy named Alex who wakes up every day as a different person. He is always the same person on the inside but on the outside he is somebody else. When he meets Leah and falls in love ...
Style: touching, sentimental, surreal, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: physical appearance, romance, true love, fall in love, switching roles, supernatural, bittersweet, imaginary, love and romance, supernatural romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Rake (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rake is an Australian television series, produced by Essential Media and Entertainment, that first aired on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's ABC1 in 2010. It stars Richard Roxburgh as rake Cleaver Greene, a brilliant but ...
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, captivating, light ...
Plot: lawyer, trial, rivalry, career, courtroom, judge, dedicated lawyer, against the rules, deal, intrigue, crimes, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 8K
Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, small town, mysterious character, social relations, imaginary, supernatural, romance, teenage life, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, single parent, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows a best-selling author of a self-help book series who is secretly hiding her separation from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her 40's in Los Angeles. She starts to side with and take advice more from ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: divorce, starting over, friends, self discovery, breakup, singleness, best friends, writer's life, strong female presence, dating, middle aged, artists and showbiz
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Men of a Certain Age (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Men of a Certain Age is an American comedy-drama television series, which premiered on TNT on December 7, 2009. The hour-long program stars Ray Romano, Andre Braugher and Scott Bakula as three best friends in their late forties dealing with the ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: group of friends, midlife crisis, friendship, family life, family relations, parenthood, bonding, divorce, middle aged, marriage, old friend, salesman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.2
 588
State of Grace (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: State of Grace is an American comedy-drama series that ran for two seasons on the Fox Network's Fox Family channel during 2001 and 2002.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family relations, family, youth, family life, jewish family, teenager, child protagonist, school, coming of age, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Scoundrels (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A family of small-time criminals try to go straight after the father is sent to prison.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: single parent, petty criminal, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family life, family relations, crimes, pretense, parents and children, business venture, dishonesty, code ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 3K
Rake (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Keegan Deane's staggering lack of discretion and inability to self-censor land him the law cases that nobody else will touch. He always tries to do the right thing, but at the same time struggles to save himself from the many self-destructive ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous
Plot: courtroom, legal, family relations, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, intrigue, crimes, lawyer, district attorney, rivalry, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
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Philly (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Philly is an American television series created by Steven Bochco that focused on criminal defense attorney Kathleen Maguire. It lasted a full season and was canceled due to low ratings. The final episode was advertised heavily as the series finale, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal, lawyers and clients, dedicated lawyer, legal action, lawsuit, workplace situations, reluctant partners, law firm, power relations, single mother, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 395
Unscripted (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unscripted is the on going tales of three out of work actors navigating the rough terrain of Los Angeles. In a land where the universal word for actors is "No", Unscripted takes a look at these three kind souls just trying to survive. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, media, casting, aspiring actor, audition, hollywood, satire, media satire, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Miss Match (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Miss Match is a 2003 American television series created by Jeff Rake and Darren Star and produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. It aired in the U.S. on NBC, Australia on Network Seven, Arena and FOX8, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: matchmaking, workplace romance, couples, romance, looking for love, parents and children, lifestyle, family relations, workplace situations, workplace, lawyer, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.1
 7K
The Grinder (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: Television lawyer Dean Sanderson moves back to his small home town after his hit series, "The Grinder," is canceled thinking his time on TV qualifies him to run his family's law firm.
Style: sitcom, captivating, humorous, feel good, light
Plot: lawyer, family business, law firm, family, brother brother relationship, satire, family relations, friendship, actor, male protagonist
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
 939
Gravity (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Gravity is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Franklyn and Eric Schaeffer. It premiered on April 23, 2010 on Starz in the United States. On June 30, 2010, Starz reported that Gravity had been canceled.
Style: tragicomedy, realistic, humorous, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: support group, suicide, suicidal, friendship, life is a bitch, starting over, human nature, misfit, hopes, plan gone awry, ex athlete, mental disorders ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%