Movies and TV shows like The Good Place

If you like "The Good Place" you are looking for feel good, captivating and twists and turns movies or TV shows about / with afterlife, karma, ethics, paradise, female protagonist, utopia and deception themes of Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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The Good Place (2016)
 8.2
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The Good Place (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: feel good, captivating, twists and turns, humorous, touching, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, karma, ethics, paradise, female protagonist, utopia, deception, death, hell, soul mate, morality, self sacrifice, architect, torture, train, community, rich girl, plot twist, mistaken identity, professor, philosophy, flashback, loner, lie, neighborhood ...

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Most similar movies to The Good Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, captivating and semi serious films and TV series with plots about love and romance, friendship, couples, couple relations, romance, supernatural and family relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Good Place: Miracle Workers (2019), Pushing Daisies (2007), Dead Like Me (2003), House of Lies (2012), What Dreams May Come (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Miracle Workers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.
Style: ironic, humorous, satirical, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: god, fantasy world, friendship, job, partners, end of the world, topical humor, talking to god, angel, heaven, office, belief in god ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pushing Daisies (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, touching, sentimental, surreal, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: impossible love, loneliness, back from the dead, unfulfilled love, murder, death, dog, supernatural ability, private detective, partners, supernatural, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 41K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: witty, cynical, sentimental, contemplative, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, dealing with death, team, family problems, family relations, supernatural, supernatural ability, double life, grim reaper, divorce, corpse, dark humor ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 24K
House of Lies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, realistic, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, casual sex, hotshot hero, workplace situations, power relations, flirting, profanity, satire, dishonesty, blind ambition, parents and children, hotshot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: philosophical, touching, surreal, inspirational, emotional ...
Plot: afterlife, redemption, heaven and hell, life philosophy, hell, loss of child, life & death, husband wife reunion, family relations, painting, angel, love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 8K
Men at Work (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Men at Work is an American comedy series that airs on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure and Meredith Hagner. The series premiered on May 24, 2012 at 10 pm. TBS second ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: buddies, lifestyle, workplace, photographer, couples, friendship, magazine, dating, love and romance, dumped, looking for sex, journal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 7.4
 19K
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: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: body swapping, law firm, overweight, reincarnation, back from the dead, supernatural, heaven and hell, lawyer, physical appearance, fat girl, dignity, self esteem ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: grim reaper, reincarnation, true love, tragedy, betrayal, supernatural, friendship, romance, self discovery, life is a bitch, best friends, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.8
 3K
Heartbeat (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the real life and achievements of Dr. Kathy Magliato, this unique character-driven medical drama follows Dr. Alex Panttiere, an outspoken world-renowned heart-transplant surgeon and one of the few women in her field. Stubborn and fearless, ...
Style: medical drama, humorous, exciting, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: strong female lead, female doctor, surgeon, medical, hospital, female protagonist, doctor patient relationship, relationship problems, working woman, workaholic, coworker relationship, saving a life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 8.1
 513
Do Over (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Do Over is an American comedy-drama/fantasy series created by Kenny Schwartz and Rick Wiener about a man who gets a chance to relive his childhood. The series, which was originally broadcast on The WB in 2002, stars Penn Badgley.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: time travel, high school, starting over, one more chance, fish out of water, adult as child, youth, disorder, love and romance, dysfunctional family, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 3K
Married (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Married is a half hour comedy about being miserably in love. Russ and Lina Bowman can barely remember what life was like before kids, debt, and suburbia rained on their romance -- but every once in a while, in between the arguments about their ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, couple relations, couples, family life, family relations, parents and children, friendship, love and romance, save the day, best friends, sexual relations, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 71K
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, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, selflessness, fall in love, haunted by the past, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, heaven, destiny, romance, fall in love, starting over, hopes, supernatural, couple relations, imaginary, life & death, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 10K
Jane by Design (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: fashion, double life, teenage life, designer, female protagonist, workplace, popularity, lifestyle, disorder, youth, dishonesty, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 8K
Good Witch (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
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, romance, imaginary, supernatural, teenage life, single parent, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 2K
My Hero (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, save the world, heroic mission, adventure, superhuman powers, secret identity, romance, british humour, heroes, imaginary, space and aliens, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, white trash, buddies, going straight, ex couple relations, goofy hero, good deed, redemption, slacker, partners, mishap, irony of fate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 4K
Partners (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Partners is an American comedy series that aired on CBS from September 24 to November 12, 2012, on Monday nights at 8:30 pm, following the sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The series was created by Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, realistic
Plot: architect, friendship, partners, workplace situations, lifestyle, workplace, gay friend, male friendship, friendship between men, business partner, love triangle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 8.2
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Wonderfalls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderfalls is a comedy-drama television series that was broadcast on the Fox television network in 2004. The show centers on Jaye Tyler, a recent Brown University graduate with a philosophy degree, who holds a dead-end job as a sales clerk at a ...
Style: feel good, odd, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: magical, niagara falls, good deed, disorder, supernatural ability, supernatural, youth, imaginary, boss, heroine, young woman, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hi Bye, Mama! (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: When the ghost of a woman gains a second chance at life for 49 days, she reappears in front of her remarried husband and young daughter.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, psychological, touching
Plot: mother daughter relationship, korean, family, second chance, car accident, mother daughter reunion, father daughter relationship, friendship, afterlife, married couple, supernatural, remarry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Come Back Alive (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A man is worked to death, but he comes back to the living world in the attractive body of another man for a limited amount of time. Lee Hae Joon is a perfect man with good looking appearance. He works as a section chief in the women’s apparel ...
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: reincarnation, life & death, lifestyle change, workplace situations, life philosophy, colleague colleague relationship, coworker relationship, death, coworker, teaching the ways of the world, meaning of life, acceptance ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crashing Into the Future (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The Sabino Machado family, their slaves and entourage spend years frozen in the ocean after a shipwreck in 1886. They wake up gradually, one by one, and must learn to deal with the technology and the human idiosyncrasies of the present times. Among ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, light
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: social awkwardness, couple relations, love and romance, society, nothing goes right, mystery, adventure, multiple storylines, female protagonist, multiple time frames, ocean, shipwreck
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 3K
Marry Me (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Six years ago, Annie and Jake bonded over their mutual love of nachos and they've been inseparable ever since. Now, after returning from a romantic two-week island vacation, Jake’s all set to pop the question. Before he can ask, though, Annie ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, engagement, marriage engagement, friends, family relations, everyday life, couples, love and romance, thirtysomething life, friendship, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, semi serious, humorous, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: reincarnation, afterlife, heaven, fall in love, romance, destiny, love and romance, hopes, couples, imaginary, couple relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, captivating, atmospheric, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, parents and children, miraculous event, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, back from the dead, family relations, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 8K
Togetherness (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.
Style: humorous, sitcom, mumblecore, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: couple relations, relationship vs career, ambition, buddies, couples, friendship, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, family relations, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 31K
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 ⇓
26%
 7.8
 22K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 16K
Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, romance, friendship, love triangle, marriage, female protagonist, matchmaking ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 18th century ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Single Ladies (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Single Ladies is an American comedy-drama television series on VH1 that debuted on May 30, 2011, as a two-hour television film. Created by Stacy A. Littlejohn and produced by Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Entertainment, the series chronicles the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, friendship, fashion, looking for love, couple relations, lifestyle, love triangle, society, social differences, friends, mogul, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%