Second chance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant second chance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out light, feel good, touching, romantic, captivating and sweet films and TV shows about / with second chance, friendship, love and romance, happy ending, romance, mother daughter relationship, family relations, love, marriage and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, South Korea, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as second chance: Forever My Girl (2018), All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989), Say It Loud (2020), Second Act (2018), Second Chance (2016), Three Days (2001), Liar Liar (1997), Somewhere Between (2017), The Family Man (2000), Flip That Romance (2019).

List of second chance movies

Forever My Girl (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind.
Style: romantic, touching, melancholic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: country singer, second chance, happy ending, illegitimate child, fiancee, father daughter relationship, glory, wedding day, couple relations, hometown, father son relationship, forgiveness ...
Place: new orleans, london, nashville tennessee, berlin germany
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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sad, sweet, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, afterlife, orphan, second chance, dog, adventure, friendship, heaven, animals, rescue, disney, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
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Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: 34-year-old virgin loser is kicked out of his home by his family and realized that his life is completely over. As he regrets wasting his life, a truck runs him over and he died. When he wakes up... He’s in a world of sword and sorcery! Reborn as ...
Style: ecchi, captivating, intense, tense, seinen ...
Plot: reincarnation, magic, harem, new life, peril, starting over, fantasy world, second chance, impersonation, unlikely partners, romance, obsessive quest ...
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 6.0
 1K
Say It Loud (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman seeking treatment for her stress, suddenly finds herself unable to filter herself when she speaks.
Style: inspirational, semi serious, light, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: second chance, female protagonist, love story, company, singleness, relationships, awkward situation, single woman, life philosophy, stereotypes, bittersweet, male objectification ...
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 5.8
 27K
Second Act (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Maya, a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act.
Style: light, feel good, inspirational, sweet, uplifting ...
Plot: career woman, ambitious woman, second chance, new job, job seeking, female protagonist, 40 year old, best friends, deception, businessman, job interview, friendship ...
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 7.4
 12K
Second Chance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff, whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops, is brought back to life and given a second chance by a pair of young tech scientists, as a 35-year-old with unpredictable near-superhuman abilities.
Style: captivating, tense, serious, futuristic, exciting
Plot: superhuman, resurrection, genius, second chance, sheriff, reanimation, father son relationship, human experiment, scientist, investigation, brother sister relationship, friendship ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 6.9
 1K
Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: angel, death of wife, second chance, marriage, christmas, love and romance, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, african american, literary agent, dog ...
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 6.9
 303K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: father son relationship, desire, dishonesty, workaholic, birthday, family relations, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, second chance, wish come true, introspection, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
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Somewhere Between (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Laura Price, a local news producer in San Francisco, is helping the police to hunt down a serial killer. After the killer strikes close to home, a twist of fate allows a “Groundhog Day”-type reset, and Laura relives the week prior to the string ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, scary
Plot: serial killer, investigation, changing the past or future, second chance, murder, desperation, changing the future, mother daughter relationship, worried mother, race against time, killings, killing spree ...
Place: san francisco
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 6.8
 110K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, alternate reality, rich and poor, fish out of water, life changing experience, family relations, singleness, workaholic, lifestyle change, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Flip That Romance (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rival house flippers, Jules Briggs and Lance Waddell, renovate dual sides of a duplex and rekindle an old romance.
Style: light, feel good, funny, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: home renovation, rivalry, renovation, second chance, love affair, friendship, love, ambition, happy ending, adaptation, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Uncontrollably Fond (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Shin Joon-Young and No Eul were children, they were separated and became heartbroken. As adults they meet again. Shin Joon-Young is now a top actor and singer. He is intelligent and attractive. No Eul is the PD of documentaries. She values ...
Style: captivating, touching, sincere, cynical
Plot: terminal illness, romance, second chance, narcissist, pop star, love triangle, greed, betrayal, family feud, celebrity, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: korea
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Christmas Scavenger Hunt (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Belinda heads back to her hometown for the holidays, things get complicated when she is forced to team up with her ex at the town's annual Christmas scavenger hunt.
Style: romantic, light, sweet, feel good, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, ex-lover, second chance, hometown, ex boyfriend, old friend, love and romance, christmas party, christmas eve, christmas season, christmas spirit, chance meeting ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.8
 558K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, true love, love and romance, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love triangle, social differences, love affair, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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Love in the Vineyard (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Real estate rising star Molly, who breaks up with Jackson, a smitten but seeming underachiever, on Valentine’s Day because he may have lied to her. Molly moves to New Mexico for a high-profile promotion and soon finds herself close to being ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, romantic
Plot: vineyard, valentine's day, second chance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, love and romance, romantic triangle, love story, male female relationship, pregnant girlfriend ...
Place: new mexico, northern california
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Autumn Dreams (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With plans to leave their small town, teenage loves Annie and Ben elope. Their big city plans are halted, though, when Annie's parents have the marriage annulled. Ben moves to New York, while Annie stays in Iowa to help her family. Fifteen ...
Style: sweet, feel good, entertaining, romantic, light
Audience: date night
Plot: marriage, second chance, ex-lover, husband wife relationship, love and romance, adventure, odd couple, divorce, happy ending, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, divorced couple ...
Place: new york, iowa
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 7.6
 930
Familiar Wife (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One unexpected choice can change everything about your life. Cha Joo Hyuk works at a bank and has been married to Seo Woo Jin for five years. When a strange incident happens one day, Joo Hyuk makes a decision that impacts his life and those around ...
Style: thought provoking, romantic, sweet, contemplative, nostalgic
Plot: office worker, time travel, marriage, second chance, family, romance, new life, adulthood, social relations, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, new love ...
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A Christmas Duet (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Former couple and pop music duo Averie and Jesse unexpectedly reunite at her inn during the holidays. As they spend time together, they rediscover long-buried feelings and must decide if they are meant to live their lives solo or in harmony together.
Style: light, romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, second chance, love and romance, musician, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, happy ending, hotel, transformation, holiday, old love, couple relations ...
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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: captivating, sincere, touching, light, psychological
Plot: afterlife, mother daughter relationship, korean, family, second chance, car accident, mother daughter reunion, father daughter relationship, remarry, supernatural, friendship, married couple ...
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Always and Forever (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A pair of high school sweethearts, Grace (Rena Sofer) and Michael (Dean McDermott) are reunited after 20 years apart at their school reunion. Sparks fly as the two catch up but it's not that simple as Grace is taken by safe, reliable Philip and ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, touching
Plot: high school sweetheart, high school reunion, second chance, ex-lover, true love, friendship between men, love and romance, lifestyle, love triangle, ex boyfriend, friendship, party ...
Time: year 1989
Place: new york
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Camille Rewinds (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student. They later married and a child and were happy for a while. But now twenty-five years have passed and Eric leaves her for a younger woman. Bitter and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: time travel, high school, teacher student relationship, teenage love, youth, couples, family relations, one more chance, teenage life, parents and children, second chance, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: france
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Operation Love (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: A missed confession of love haunts a young man on his best girl friend's wedding day. Sudden appearance of a mysterious Angel enables him to go back in time to regain the love of his life. Will he succeed? A romantic comedy of young Ken who ...
Style: entertaining, sweet, feel good, light
Plot: friendship, second chance, romance, time travel, best friends in love, true love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adulthood, friends in love, transformation, regret ...
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The Christmas Cottage (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Lacey takes a rare break from work for her friend Ava's Christmas Eve wedding, she reconnects with her former flame, Ean. The two decorate the cottage where the newlyweds will spend their honeymoon – a cottage said to bring true love to ...
Style: sweet, feel good, funny, light
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, second chance, love affair, christmas season, christmas eve, opposites attract, romance, male female relationship, friendship, love, love and romance, ex-lover ...
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I Have a Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A woman who lost her memory falls in love with the husband she despised.
Style: light, captivating, tense, touching, visually appealing
Plot: korean, love affair, romance, mistress, infidelity, lawyer, revenge, amnesia, female lawyer, second chance, twin sister
Place: korea
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Christmas at Graceland (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Laurel, a Chicago-based business executive, travels to Memphis to secure one of the city's oldest family-owned banks. While in Memphis, Laurel reunites with old flame Clay, a local music promoter with loftier aspirations. Though Laurel tries to ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, captivating, humorous, light
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, second chance, mother daughter relationship, male female relationship, love and romance, adaptation, parents and children, unfulfillment, fall in love, female protagonist, happy ending ...
Place: memphis, chicago illinois
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The Christmas Pageant (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vera Parks (Melissa Gilbert), an overly intense and demanding Broadway director, gets fired from yet another job, leaving her no choice but to take a gig directing a small town Christmas pageant in upstate New York. Stunned at how basic the ...
Style: feel good, light, touching, romantic
Plot: christmas, small town, second chance, holiday, broadway, director, love and romance, lifestyle, friendship, ordinary person, fame, society ...
Place: new york
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 6.0
 463
Grandfathers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a globalized world where youth and technology reign supreme, three aged friends refuse to give up and dare to launch a business from scratch: a daycare center. But is modern society ready enough to embrace their venture?
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching, funny ...
Plot: stranded, second chance, kindergarten, grandson, secret, baby, marriage, business, job interview, grandfather, debt, self discovery ...
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Purgatory House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An inside glimpse of how it feels to be a teen in today's disconnected world. PURGATORY HOUSE chronicles the after-life journey of Silver Strand: a lonely teen who abandons her life of turmoil and drug addiction, only to find herself caught ...
Style: serious, gothic, non-linear, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, hopes, addiction, drug abuse, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, social misfits, family problems, custody, society, second chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life changing experience, family, holiday, angel, desperation, self discovery, generosity, small town, small town life, alternate reality, road not taken ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, new york
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Maangamizi: The Ancient One (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tanzania, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American woman doctor comes to Tanzania to work at a hospital for the mentally disturbed, with her Tanzanian lover. There, she meets a sometimes catatonic patient, Samahe, who seems to be in communication with another reality. In their ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, allegory
Plot: mental institution, doctors and patients, hopes, mental illness, nursing, second chance, secret past, new beginning, friendship, craziness, african american, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, tanzania
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