Movies and TV shows like The Good Place

If you like "The Good Place" you are looking for humorous, feel good and captivating movies or TV shows about / with afterlife, paradise, sitcom, karma, mistaken identity, utopia and plot twist themes of Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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The Good Place (2016)
 8.1
 41K
The Good Place (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Eleanor Shellstrop, an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn't been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she's determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, paradise, sitcom, karma, mistaken identity, utopia, plot twist, soul mate, female protagonist, hell, morality, deception, death, architect, flashback, ethics, torture, community, train, professor, rich girl, self sacrifice, heaven, neighborhood, assistant ...

Most similar movies to The Good Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films and TV series with plots about family relations, love and romance, sitcom, couples, supernatural, romance and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Place: Heart and Souls (1993), Dead Like Me (2003), Defending Your Life (1991), Young & Hungry (2014), Toothless (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: afterlife, redemption, reincarnation, ghost, supernatural, hopes, angel, hospital, death, friendship, love, stage fright ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1990s, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 8.1
 37K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: dark humor, clever, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, supernatural ability, heaven and hell, grim reaper, death, actress, grief, corpse, office, young adult, suburbs ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, courtroom drama, destiny, redemption, hopes, heaven, imaginary, supernatural, starting over, romance, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.4
 12K
Young & Hungry (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Two worlds collide when Josh, a wealthy young tech entrepreneur, meets Gabi, a feisty young food blogger, looking to be his personal chef. Gabi is desperate for the job and must prove herself, mostly to Josh's aide, who prefers a famous chef ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: workplace, chef, cooking and food, sitcom, sexual tension, housekeeper, love triangle, family, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, businessman, friendship between women ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.1
 2K
Toothless (1997)
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, dentist, young heroes, family, supernatural romance, legends and myths, romance, family life, youth, supernatural, friends, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
What Dreams May Come (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the ...
Style: emotional, surreal, touching, philosophical, inspirational ...
Plot: afterlife, heaven and hell, life philosophy, redemption, angel, loss of child, true love, family relations, painting, rescue, parents and children, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Zia, distraught over breaking up with his girlfriend, decides to end it all. Unfortunately, he discovers that there is no real ending, only a run-down afterlife that is strikingly similar to his old one, just a bit worse. Discovering that his ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: afterlife, on the road, depression, suicide, death, toast, grocery store, record player, russian, romance, hitchhiker, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 8.9
 613K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, sitcom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, group of friends, everyday life, friends, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When George and her colleagues get a new boss whose focus is on moving souls quickly and enjoying life without consequences, the team begins to break the strict reaper rules. While her friends fall victim to their desires for money, success, and ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, bad ending ...
Plot: afterlife, coma, suicide, suburbs, supernatural ability, dealing with death, siblings relations, supernatural, boss and employee, suburban life, workplace situations, family life ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.4
 17K
Drop Dead Diva (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: back from the dead, lawyer, human nature, reincarnation, self discovery, law and order, life after death, law firm, dishonesty, self control, friendship, coworker relationship ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.8
 13K
Younger (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza, a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, twentysomething life, workplace situations, age difference, sitcom, best friends, female friendship, single mother, mistaken identity, dishonesty, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sexual, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, friendship, bar, singleness, womanizer, urban, couple relations, sitcom, lovers, party, dating, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 1K
My Hero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: My Hero is a BBC sitcom created by Paul Mendelson. The programme ran for six series, first broadcast in February 2000, and concluding in September 2006. The series follows the antics of the dim-witted superhero "Thermoman", portrayed by ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, sitcom, save the world, secret identity, superhuman powers, adventure, heroic mission, romance, escapades, heroes, imaginary, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.
Style: feel good, semi serious, offbeat, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: unfulfilled love, first kiss, impossible love, murder, back from the dead, dog, jealousy, death, private detective, supernatural ability, murder investigation, reanimation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, female friendship, widow, friendship, best friends, golden years, aging, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 6K
Martin (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Martin is an American sitcom produced by HBO Independent Productions that aired for five seasons, from August 27, 1992 to May 1, 1997 on Fox. The show is both titled after and stars actor-comedian Martin Lawrence along with supporting characters ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sitcom, radio, radio show, friendship, radio dj, african american, verbal byplay, tv show, media, friends, buddies, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
According to Jim (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2, 2009.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, situational comedy
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, housewife, couple relations, parents and children, family, suburbs, family life, couples, family relations, buddies, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: ghost, afterlife, small town, uncover truth, investigation, psychic power, mystery, mysterious character, supernatural ability, couples, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 65K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, back from the dead, lecture, romance, supernatural, dentist, doctor, urban, supernatural ability, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
House of Payne (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Tyler Perry's House of Payne is an American comedy-drama television series created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolved around a multi-generational family living under one roof in Atlanta led by ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, working class, parents and children, family life, social relations, suburbs, family relations, elderly, youth, african american protagonist, suburban life, african american
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Made in Heaven (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A romantic, occasionally funny, drama about two souls who consummate their marriage literally in "Heaven". Mike Shea, in his first life dies as a young man performing a heroic rescue. Shortly after arriving in "Heaven" he meets a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, reincarnation, supernatural romance, destiny, heaven, romance, couple relations, fall in love, imaginary, love and romance, fish out of water, love ...
Place: california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Love Boat (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Love Boat is an American television series set on a cruise ship, which aired on the ABC Television Network from September 24, 1977, until May 24, 1986. The show starred Gavin MacLeod as the ship's captain. It was part of ABC's popular ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Plot: ship, sitcom, cruise ship, looking for love, ocean or sea, romance, love affair, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 12K
Reba (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After her dentist husband of 20 years leaves her for his dental hygienist, Reba Hart's seemingly perfect world is turned upside down.​
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, single mother, dysfunctional family, dentist, single parent, parents and children, family, suburbs, pregnancy, family life, suburban life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 14K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, touching, mind bending ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, mystery, uncover truth, resurrection, investigation, miraculous event, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, nobody believes, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Grace Under Fire (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Grace Under Fire is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 29, 1993 to February 17, 1998. The show starred Brett Butler, as a single mother learning how to cope with raising her three children alone after finally divorcing her no-good ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: sitcom, single mother, family life, single parent, eccentric family, couples, family relations, working class, workplace situations, life is a bitch, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 8K
About a Boy (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, dysfunctional family, odd couple, parents and children, single parent, thirtysomething life, lifestyle change, family problems, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, irresponsible, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Living with Fran (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Living With Fran is an American sitcom that debuted on The WB in April 2005 that starred Fran Drescher. The show last aired on March 24, 2006.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, age difference, couple relations, eccentric family, family, couples, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, fall in love, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 16K
Melissa & Joey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Melissa & Joey is an ABC Family original television series starring Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence that premiered on ABC Family on August 17, 2010. The series follows local politician Mel Burke and Joe Longo, whom Mel hires to look after ...
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: nanny, sitcom, family, politician, family relations, child care, suburbs, parents and children, custody, family life, fish out of water, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 5K
Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: small town, witch, small town life, family, imaginary, family relations, social relations, mysterious character, romance, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, clever, intellectual ...
Plot: friends, neighbor, scientist, friendship, sitcom, buddies, intelligence, group of friends, prodigy, computers and web, social awkwardness, nerd ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%