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 sitcom, afterlife, paradise, karma, utopia, plot twist and soul mate themes of Comedy, Drama and Family genre shot in USA.
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The Good Place
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, 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
It's a Wonderful Life
Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
USA
130 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to The Good Place

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, touching, feel good and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family, dialogue, mentor, destiny, catastrophe, culture clash and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Place: Young & Hungry (2014), Click (2006), iCarly (2007), ALF (1986), The Nanny (1993). 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, businessman, friendship between women, family, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   77%
 
 6.4
 273K
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, uplifting, captivating, 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, family values, loss of family ...
Time: future, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   75%
 
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 6.6
 27K
iCarly
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, computers and web, sitcom, teenage girl, siblings relations, internet video, friendship, teenager, show, best friends, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 27K
ALF
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, benign alien, family, alien, comedy of errors, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, culture clash, suburbs, family relations, cat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   75%
 
 6.9
 32K
The Nanny
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Fran, fresh out of her job as a bridal consultant in her boyfriend’s shop, first appears on the doorstep of Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield peddling cosmetics, and quickly stumbled upon the opportunity to become The Nanny for his three ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, witty
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, nanny, couple relations, fish out of water, children, female protagonist, love and romance, family relations, fall in love, society, workplace, eligible bachelor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   80%
 
It's a Wonderful Life
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sweet, compassionate ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: alternate reality, family, road not taken, friendship, self discovery, desperation, small town life, mentor, love, life philosophy, human nature, life changing experience ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   88%
 
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:   79%
    User:   94%
 
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 7.0
 171K
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:   78%
    User:   78%
 
The Santa Clause
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, adventure, toys, magic, destiny, self discovery, children, father son relationship, childhood, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   80%
 
 8.9
 602K
Friends
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: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   81%
 
 6.7
 6K
Fluke
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, dog, reincarnation, getting home, animals, death, talking animals, homeless, animal life, kids and family, hopes, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   68%
 
 5.8
 17K
It Takes Two
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, orphan, mischievous children, family, switching roles, adoption, single father, disorder, social differences, fall in love, camp, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   75%
 
 4.3
 10K
Fat Albert
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An obese boy named Fat Albert and his friends Rudy, Mushmouth, Bill, Dumb Donald, Russell, and Weird Harold, pulls into trouble when they "fall" out of their TV world into the real world, where Fat Albert tries to help a young girl, Doris, ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, teens, date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, school, hip hop, buddies, high school, mischievous children, fantasy world, friendship, magic, children, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   90%
 
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A Snow Globe Christmas
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While clasping her favorite Christmas snow globe, a cynical, overworked TV executive rants about how the movies she produces lie, making you think dreams come can come true. Upset, she tries to smash the globe, but instead it bonks her on the head, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: dealing with death, family, custody, road not taken, love and romance, family problems, alternate reality, christmas, holiday, pageant, control freak, guardian angel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   87%
 
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   78%
 
The Wonder Years
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Wonder Years is an American television comedy-drama created by Neal Marlens and Carol Black. It ran on ABC from 1988 through 1993. The pilot aired on January 31, 1988, following ABC's coverage of Super Bowl XXII. The show achieved a spot ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, friendship, friends, childhood, childhood sweetheart, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, junior high school, suburban life, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   62%
 
 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:   73%
    User:   59%
 
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:   73%
    User:   74%
 
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Heaven Can Wait
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: sentimental, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: romance, afterlife, sport, screwball, murder, hidden identity, death, love affair, reincarnation, love story, supernatural romance, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   62%
 
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:   72%
    User:   72%
 
 7.1
 131K
Marley & Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, family, family relations, parenthood, pets, marriage, chaos and mayhem, death of dog, divorce, pregnancy, journalist, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, ireland, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   72%
 
 5.2
 16K
My Girl 2
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realises she knows very little about her. She manages to get ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: family, coming of age, pregnancy, young heroes, dealing with death, friendship, death, small town, death in the family, romance, mentor, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: california, los angeles, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   86%
 
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: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
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 7.8
 343K
Tangled
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, family, magic, romance, mother daughter relationship, long hair, follow your dream, princess, unlikely couple, horse, imaginary kingdom, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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System:   72%
    User:   60%
 
 5.3
 34K
Aquamarine
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mermaid, adolescence, unlikely friendships, romance, love, teenage life, magic, fall in love, rescue, fish out of water, small town ...
Place: australia, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   75%
 
 6.7
 64K
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
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System:   71%
    User:   71%
 
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, feel good ...
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
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System:   71%
    User:   69%
 
 5.8
 18K
Curly Sue
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bill Dancer and his young companion Curly Sue are the classic homeless folks with hearts of gold. Their scams are aimed not at turning a profit, but at getting enough to eat. When they scam the rich and beautiful Grey Ellison into believing she ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: family, lawyer, orphan, homeless, school, cons and scams, urban, rock, dishonesty, happy ending, partners, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california
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System:   71%
    User:   71%
 

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How I Met Your Mother
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, not serious, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sitcom, friendship, romance, bar, urban, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, looking for love, lovers, career, marriage, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
 6.1
 100K
Casper
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the ...
Style: feel good, sweet, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, haunted house, ghost, family, afterlife, mischievous children, life & death, unlikely friendships, single father, family bonds, friends who live together, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, usa, maine
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System:   70%
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