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Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)
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Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death (2008)
Original name: Sweet Rain: 死神の精度
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Chiba appears seven days before a person dies an unexpected death. His job is to observe the person for seven days then decide either to ‘execute’ or ‘pass over’. Today, again, in the rain, he waits. His subject, her death due in seven days, is Kazue Fujiki. She works for a manufacturing company in the complaints department. Exhausted after her day, she emerges from her office. It’s time for the Reaper to go to work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, stylized, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, gangsters, angel, betrayal, destiny, hopes, changing the past or future, future dystopia, workplace situations, grim reaper, inventions and discoveries, adolescence vs adulthood, out of the way, afterlife, ghost, office, store, imaginary, boss and employee, child as adult, death, adaptation
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, offbeat and touching films with plots about supernatural, hopes, afterlife, love and romance, ghost, redemption and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Sweet Rain: Accuracy of Death: Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009), Defending Your Life (1991), Chasuke's Journey (2015), Walter (2015), Up There (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, semi serious, stylized, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: afterlife, coma, suicide, dark humor, supernatural, life & death, workplace, deadly, dealing with death, workplace situations, family life, boss and employee ...
Time: future
Place: new jersey
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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: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chasuke's Journey (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Things are hectic in heaven. Dozens of scribes sit before a long scroll incessantly scribbling away. They are composing the biographies of earth-dwellers. What is invented by the men in heaven is lived out below. And their employer, God, is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, offbeat
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Walter (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A ticket-taker at the local cinema believes he is the son of God. He has agreed to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, workplace situations, workplace romance, love and romance, imaginary, workplace, destiny, hopes, god, cause and meaning, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Up There (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, friendship, workplace, supernatural, buddies, partners, misfit partners, disorder, workplace situations, bittersweet, narration from the grave, dead man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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He Sees You When You're Sleeping (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man dies in a freak accident on a golf course only to learn he must perform one last good deed to get into heaven.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: crime, crimes, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, gangsters, hopes, single parent, custody, second chance, redemption ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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Place: san francisco
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Halfway (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Stef moved to a new home, but there is another man in his home, Theo. Theo is the previous owner of the house, he died a few years ago. Stef seems to be the only one who can see him.
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, light, feel good, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hopes, disorder, starting over, afterlife, male nudity, pubic hair, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Magnificent Haunting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor discovers that his spacious new apartment comes complete with eight friendly ghosts.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ghost, gay, supernatural, follow your dream, actor's life, self discovery, showbiz, old house, artists and showbiz, redemption, audition, aspiring actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1940s
Place: rome italy, italy
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69%
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Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: uplifting, feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ghost, fall in love, supernatural, follow your dream, love and romance, imaginary, goofy hero, hopes, disorder, jail, life turned upside down, last wish ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Written By (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A lawyer who is killed in a car accident finds himself resurrected as a character in his daughter's novel.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, afterlife, parents and children, family relations, writer's life, dealing with death, death in the family, unfulfillment, alternate reality, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, novelist ...
Place: asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, pregnancy, family relations, angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takeshi Kitano plays a version of himself in which he's a struggling director cycling through a number of different genres in an effort to complete his latest project.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
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57%
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56%
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