Movies like Almost an Angel

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Almost an Angel (1990)
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Almost an Angel (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terry Dean is an electronics wizard and thief. After he is released from jail, he is hit by a car while saving a little girl's life. While in the hospital, he dreams that God visits him and tells him he's an Angel, and must start doing good things to make up for his past life. Not believing it at first, he soon becomes convinced he must be an Angel. Not having any Angel powers yet, he must use his own experiences and talents to make good things happen.
Style: humorous, touching, offbeat, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: disability, redemption, angel, adventure, crimes, heist, ghost, supernatural, misfit, afterlife, love and romance, hopes, couples, disorder, fish out of water, going straight, prison, bank robbery, genius, party, religion, friendship, death, criminal, train ...

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Most similar movies to Almost an Angel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and touching films with plots about hopes, disorder, friendship, love and romance, redemption, couples and misfit mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Almost an Angel: Hello Ghost (2010), The Magic of Belle Isle (2012), Crocodile Dundee II (1988), Good Luck (1996), All Is Bright (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, exciting, offbeat
Plot: crime, crimes, ghost, supernatural, parents and children, family relations, gangsters, hopes, single parent, custody, second chance, redemption ...
Place: canada
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100%
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Hello Ghost (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A man's failed suicide attempt enables him to see ghosts, who later keep following him everywhere. It is now up to him to fulfill their wishes to make them go away.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, light ...
Plot: ghost, fall in love, supernatural, follow your dream, imaginary, love and romance, hopes, goofy hero, disorder, jail, redemption, outside help ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, vacation, hopes, single parent, redemption, alcohol abuse, family relations, artists and showbiz, misfit, disability, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: crocodile, gangsters, culture clash, kidnapping, adventurer, job seeking, adventure, maori, survival, escapades, rescue, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, self discovery, redemption, couple relations, introspection, friendship, misfit, disorder, holiday, selfishness, hopes ...
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60%
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Good Luck (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bernard "Bern" Lemly (Gregory Hines) is fed up with being in a wheelchair and wants more out of life. Meanwhile, former football player Tony "Ole" Olezniak (Vincent D'Onofrio) is stewing after recently losing his sight. The ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: sport, hopes, rescue, buddies, hostages, partners, self discovery, human spirit, friendship, ambition, misfit, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
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57%
All Is Bright (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two French Canadian ne’er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to a get rich quick selling Christmas trees.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fish out of water, reluctant partners, going straight, nothing goes right, odd couple, cons and scams, disorder, partners, misfit, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: feel good, humorous, uplifting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: angel, fish out of water, happy ending, romance, supernatural, supernatural ability, on the road, road trip, disorder, dog, journalism, destiny ...
Place: illinois, iowa, chicago illinois, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, feel good, light, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hopes, disorder, afterlife, starting over, pubic hair, shower, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, supernatural, imaginary, couple relations, hopes, life & death, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Skills Like This (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, romance, friendship, friends, disorder, couples, unlikely criminals, nothing goes right, criminal, bank, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: family relations, pregnancy, guardian angel, 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
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45%
The Frisco Kid (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rabbi Avram arrives in Philadelphia from Poland en route to San Francisco where he will be a congregation's new rabbi. An innocent and inexperienced traveller, he is tricked by con men to pay for the trip to go west, then they leave him and his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, touching, clever ...
Plot: rabbi, old west, fish out of water, bank robber, partners, crimes, heist, friendship, culture clash, buddies, clergy, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 20th century, 1850s
Place: california, san francisco, poland, europe, usa ...
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41%
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.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, ghost, supernatural, redemption, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, year 1959 ...
Place: san francisco
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41%
One Too Many Mornings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fischer can't remember the last time he woke up without a hangover. He lives in a church: a real one. Where people baptize, marry, pray and die. It's an ideal situation for a young guy with no aspirations: if he locks up the church, he can ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, church, wedding, friendship, self discovery, reunion, odd couple, buddies, addiction, redemption, beach, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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40%
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Bark! (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A veterinarian is called to examine a woman who thinks she is a dog.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, love and romance, misfit, lifestyle, family problems, couples, family relations, couple relations, suburban life, crumbling marriage, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wendell Baker Story (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luke Wilson plays a good-hearted ex-con who gets a job in a retirement hotel. Three elderly residents help him win back his girlfriend as he lends them a hand in fighting hotel corruption.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, siblings relations, friendship, redemption, disorder, misfit, release from prison, optimism, criminal heroes, starting over, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Father of Invention (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Nearly a decade after a faulty product landed him in prison, an arrogant inventor is determined to restore his reputation and rebuild his fortune. But first, he has to convince his estranged daughter that he's worthy of a second chance.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: parents and children, inventions and discoveries, father daughter relationship, technology gone awry, redemption, family relations, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, release from prison, business, wealth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A commitment-phobic man reunites with his estranged, ailing father and comes to terms with his own childhood.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: family problems, homecoming, couples, hopes, dysfunctional family, love and romance, eccentric family, couple relations, family life, family relations, estrangement, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Brother White (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Synopsis James White (White) is one of dozens of associate pastors at a mega church in Southern California under the tutelage of television evangelist Johnny Kingman (Wise). He always longed to have his own church and jumps at the opportunity to ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: church, pastor, fish out of water, human spirit, society, clergy, save the day, hopes, social relations, religions or cults, fund raising, christian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles, atlanta georgia
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38%
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Beeswax (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A marvelous new film from Andrew Bujalski, one of the brightest stars in indie film, Beeswax revolves around the personal and professional entanglements of twin sisters Jeannie and Lauren – played by extraordinary newcomers Tilly and Maggie ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: twins, family relations, disability, love affair, rivalry, legal action, legal, twin sister, friendship, sister sister relationship, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, kenya, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 306
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, nothing goes right, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, youth, misfit, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, adventure, tourist, fish out of water, escapades, opposites attract, adventurer, society, love and romance, fall in love, crocodile, swamp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After settling in the tiny Australian town of Walkabout Creek with his significant other and his young son, Mick "Crocodile" Dundee is thrown for a loop when a prestigious Los Angeles newspaper offers his honey a job. The family migrates ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: traffic jam, adventurer, culture clash, wild ride, friendship, danger, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, stolen painting, crocodile, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, australia, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Bagdad Cafe (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surreal comedy depicting a diverse cast of characters and the changes they undergo as the German tourist Jasmin interacts with each of them at a remote truck stop in the middle of the Mojave desert.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: desert, motel, friendship, starting over, fish out of water, social relations, tourist, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, transformation, life philosophy ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, nevada, germany, california, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 3K
Aaltra (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. Through a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they are doomed to stay together. They no longer focus their ...
Style: dark humor, road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: on the road, hospital, friendship, disability, misfit, paralysis, farmer, tractor, adventure, life is a bitch, money, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland, europe, belgium, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, memory, couple relations, couples, writer's life, love and romance, aging, golden years, poetry, bittersweet, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Pretty One (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her idolized twin sister Audrey dies in a car accident, Laurel decides to take her place. But, as she eases into the life she has always wanted, she must decide between continuing the lie or revealing herself.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: twins, mistaken identity, hidden identity, self discovery, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, profanity, bittersweet, urban, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Happy Hour (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, moves from cynicism to acceptance ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, going straight, love affair, redemption, human nature, addiction, family problems, couples, estrangement, once promising, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%