Movies and TV shows like Come Back Alive

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Come Back Alive (2016)
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Come Back Alive (2016)
Original name: 돌아와요 아저씨
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 section at a department store. His body is actually possessed by the spirit of Kim Young Soo who was worked to death. Meanwhile, Hong Nan is a beautiful woman, but her spirit is possessed by a tough guy, Han Ki Tak. At the same time, Shin Da Hye is a beautiful housewife, but her husband suddenly dies. She falls into a love triangle with Lee Hae Joon and a promising store employee Jung Ji Hoon.
Style: humorous, sincere, romantic, touching, captivating, exciting
Plot: reincarnation, life philosophy, life & death, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, workplace situations, lifestyle change, death, meaning of life, self discovery, coworker, comeback, teaching the ways of the world, acceptance, out of body experience
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, touching and semi serious films and TV series with plots about friendship, romance, supernatural, family relations, love and romance, workplace situations and destiny mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Come Back Alive: Pasta (2010), Oh My Ghost (2015), Hi Bye, Mama! (2020), Enlightened (2011), Goblin (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pasta (2010)
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Oh My Ghost (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
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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, touching, psychological
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Enlightened (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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TV show
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Style: mysterious, romantic, emotional, humorous
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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, reincarnation, overweight, back from the dead, supernatural, fat girl, heaven and hell, lawyer, physical appearance, hidden identity, dignity ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
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Jealousy Incarnate (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: Depicts the fierce competition at a broadcasting station and the love between anchor Lee Hwa-Shin and weather caster Pyo Na-Ri.
Style: sincere, feel good, romantic, captivating, humorous
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Here and Now (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family — a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children from ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, touching, thought provoking
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The Best Hit (2017)
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Duration: 30 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, surprise ending
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
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Style: romantic, touching, sincere, semi serious, captivating ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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TV show
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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TV show
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Style: emotional, captivating, witty, touching, light ...
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Country: South Korea
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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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 ...
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61%
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, tragicomedy, touching
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My Love From Another Star (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: South Korea
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