Movies and TV shows like The Good Place

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The Good Place
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: sitcom, afterlife, paradise, karma, utopia, plot twist, soul mate, female protagonist, mistaken identity, hell, morality, deception, death, flashback, architect, ethics, train, torture, community, professor, rich girl, self sacrifice, heaven, neighborhood, assistant ...
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Friends
Comedy, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.9
Pushing Daisies
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
USA
44 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to The Good Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, touching and feel good films and TV series with plots about mentor, destiny, romance, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Place: Young & Hungry (2014), Click (2006), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Heart and Souls (1993), Wristcutters: A Love Story (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 12K
Young & Hungry
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: sitcom, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, cooking and food, workplace, housekeeper, love triangle, chef, friendship between women, businessman, family, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   89%
 
 6.4
 274K
Click
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, alternate reality, regret, family, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, existentialism, it was all a dream, wish fulfillment, happiness, loss of family ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1960s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees
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System:   92%
    User:   82%
 
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: romance, resort, fall in love, breakup, friendship, love and romance, sarcasm, nothing goes right, betrayal, crumbling relationship, depression, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   75%
 
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Heart and Souls
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, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, redemption, hospital, reincarnation, destiny, death, ghosts, friendship, love, childhood, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   88%
    User:   100%
 
Wristcutters: A Love Story
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, dark humor, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, suicide, romance, depression, death, russian, friendship, road trip, on the road, desert, storytelling, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   82%
 
 6.7
 65K
Ghost Town
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: humorous, witty, sentimental, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, supernatural, afterlife, ghost, hospital, ghosts, supernatural ability, urban, dialogue, life & death, redemption, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   79%
 
What Dreams May Come
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: surreal, emotional, philosophical, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, family relations, heaven and hell, life & death, love, existentialism, life philosophy, sacrifice, true love, fantasy world, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: battleship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   83%
 
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Stranger Than Fiction
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his ...
Style: clever, surreal, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: literature, death, destiny, love, professor, schizophrenia, writer's life, postmodernism, dying, existentialism, storytelling, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   78%
 
 6.8
 58K
Sliding Doors
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gwyneth Paltrow plays London publicist Helen, effortlessly sliding between parallel storylines that show what happens if she does or does not catch a train back to her apartment. Love. Romantic entanglements. Deception. Trust. Friendship. Comedy. ...
Style: clever, semi serious, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: destiny, romance, infidelity, alternate reality, cheating, train, betrayal, friendship, drinking, hospital, british, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, europe, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   72%
 
Still Breathing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, love, fall in love, love story, eccentricity, city life, dreams, artist, bar, fish out of water, unlikely couple ...
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   65%
 
 7.4
 17K
Drop Dead Diva
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: human nature, friendship, self discovery, rivalry, lawyer, law and order, back from the dead, self control, coworker relationship, dishonesty, life after death, blonde ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   72%
 
Defending Your Life
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, witty, semi serious, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, destiny, redemption, romance, death, courage, life & death, life, hopes, creativity, storytelling, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   87%
 
Mrs. Winterbourne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, pregnancy, rags to riches, couple relations, comedy of errors, wedding, family, hospital, parents and children, train, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
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 6.7
 94K
The Family Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: sincere, sweet, inspirational, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, midlife crisis, life changing experience, rich and poor, alternate reality, rich snob, life philosophy, family life, second chance, family relations, lost love, family man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   81%
 
 6.2
 59K
Jersey Girl
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, sweet, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, starting over, romance, relationships, family life, love and romance, love story, death of wife, family drama, honest, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   78%
 
 6.8
 56K
Penelope
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, looking for love, isolation, witch, curses spells and rituals, physical appearance, magic spell, love story, love, fall in love, love and romance, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   86%
 
Practical Magic
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: sincere, fairy tale, sweet, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: witch, magic, sisters, love, supernatural, small town, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, romance, death, curse, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   71%
 
The Preacher's Wife
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, christmas, marriage, clergy, holiday, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, divorce, parents and children ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   70%
 
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Something's Gotta Give
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, age difference, love story, unlikely couple, relationships, unlikely relationship, aging, opposites attract, love triangle, stereotypes, ladykiller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, afghanistan, paris france, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   85%
 
 7.5
 7K
About a Boy
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, single parent, lifestyle change, odd couple, parents and children, thirtysomething life, family problems, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, irresponsible, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   75%
 
 7.0
 172K
Ghost
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, romance, love, supernatural, murder, betrayal, love story, unlikely couple, impossible love, life & death, supernatural romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   65%
 
Never Been Kissed
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, hidden identity, teenager, teacher, friendship, romance, stereotypes, journalist, adolescence, fall in love, prom, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   76%
 
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A newly unemployed salaryman meets a particularly sexual woman.
Style: surreal, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexual ...
Plot: romance, small town, sexuality, sexual relations, village, loneliness, deadpan, hopes, obsession, dialogue driven, love and romance, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, hong kong, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   59%
 
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 6.8
 295K
50 First Dates
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: memory loss, romance, love and romance, wooing, true love, love, selflessness, nothing goes right, destiny, hopes, family, deja vu ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   73%
 
 6.7
 27K
L.A. Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: surreal, clever, humorous, talky, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love, surrealism, weatherman, self discovery, magic realism, love story, storytelling, looking for love, destiny, city life, imagination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   64%
 
 7.8
 12K
Younger
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, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hidden identity, twentysomething life, workplace situations, best friends, mistaken identity, female friendship, dishonesty, single mother, age difference, older woman younger man relationship, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
Pushing Daisies
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: private detective, supernatural ability, impossible love, investigation, romance, unfulfilled love, crimes, deadly, love and romance, partners, murder, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   62%
 
 5.9
 118K
Shallow Hal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her "inner beauty".
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, hypnosis, unlikely couple, womanizer, brainwashing, dumb, women, hospital, stereotypes, looking for love, physical appearance, brothers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   62%
 

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Peggy Sue Got Married
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, destiny, time travel, romance, introspection, divorce, couple relations, childhood, road not taken, adolescence, americana, teenager ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, future, 1950s, 60s ...
Place: california, new jersey
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System:   70%
    User:   61%
 
 6.7
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Chaos Theory
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Frank Allen, a professional speaker who lectures on time management has a perfectly ordered and scheduled life, down to the minute. When his wife sets his clock forward 10 minutes as a joke, his day is thrown off. Deciding that his strictly ordered ...
Style: humorous, touching, twists and turns, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   75%
 
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