Movies like A Charlie Brown Christmas

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A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
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A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but is a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, he needs Linus' help to learn the meaning of Christmas.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, nostalgic, christmas special, earnest, sentimental, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, director, family, musician, youth, friendship, heroes, family relations, misfit, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, animal life, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, siblings relations, underdog, fish out of water, young heroes, supportive friend, cartoon dog, children, melancholy, jazz, friends ...
Place: minnesota

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Most similar movies to A Charlie Brown Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, friends, friendship, dog, youth, disorder and cartoon dog mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Polar Express (2004), Charlie Brown's All Stars! (1966), Klaus (2019), Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975), Snoopy Come Home (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: This classic "Peanuts" tale focuses on the thumb-sucking, blanket-holding Linus, and his touching faith in the "Great Pumpkin." When Linus discovers that no one else believes in the creature, he sets out to prove that the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: halloween, family, holiday, friendship, young heroes, obsessive quest, youth, pets, heroes, misfit, social misfits, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, magic, belief, santa claus, adventure, train ride, christmas movie, holiday, self discovery, north pole, young heroes, computer animation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie... and the Peanuts gang to share them with. This is going to be the greatest Thanksgiving ever! The fun begins when Peppermint Patty invites herself and her pals to Charlie Brown's house for a REALLY big turkey ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: thanksgiving, friendship, friends, disorder, family relations, animal life, youth, pets, family, uninvited guest, cartoon dog, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Linus and Lucy's younger brother Rerun wants a dog for Christmas, and Snoopy's brother Spike may be the answer.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, cartoon dog, family, friendship, disorder, hopes, pets, wish come true, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown! (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Charlie Brown, Linus and the entire Peanuts gang are off on a lively Easter egg hunt. They suspect they've spotted the Easter Bunny … but the trouble is, he looks a lot like a certain beagle who's near and dear to Charlie Brown's ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: youth, mad scientist, heroes, mysterious character, family, young heroes, misfit, buddies, bounty hunter, mischievous children, eccentric family, when the parents are away ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Charlie Brown Valentine (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lovesick Charlie Brown hopes – still – to get a valentine from the Little Red-Haired Girl, as does Sally from Linus, Lucy from Schroeder and Peppermint Patty from Charlie Brown.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: peanuts, friendship, family, love and romance, romance, disorder, friends, charlie brown, pets, young heroes, candy store, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Charlie Brown's All Stars! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After Charlie Brown's team loses their first game of the season (123-0), his team throws down their caps in disgust and quits. Frustrated and depressed, Charlie Brown wanders around aimlessly until Linus meets him with good news: Mr. Hennessey, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, youth, family, sport, ambition, hopes, underdog, lifestyle, pets, friendship, sport team, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Klaus (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A postman is posted to a frozen town in the North - where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.
Style: sincere, funny, thought provoking, feel good, colourful
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, postman, friendship, kindness, good versus evil, small town, island, christmas present, heroic mission, netflix, re-education ...
Time: 19th century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown (1975)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: It's Valentine's Day again and Charlie Brown dreams the seemingly hopeless dream to receiving a valentine from anyone. All the while, the rest of the gang have their own trials whether it be Linus' struggle to get the biggest card he ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friendship, gift, holiday, valentine's day, unfulfilled love, fall in love, friends, animal life, disorder, family relations, looking for love, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown (1972)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: With the school election looming, Linus is talked into running for school president. With Lucy and Charlie Brown as his campaign manager and Snoopy and Woodstock assisting, he stands a decent chance of victory. Soon however, he makes unrealistic ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: school, disorder, campaign, animal life, friends, youth, family, rivalry, pets, friendship, charlie brown, rivals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, social misfits, imaginary, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown (1969)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: School is out for the summer and Charlie Brown, Linus, Schroeder and Pig Pen are planning to spend it reading every comic book, watching television, practicing ballplay, and classical music, and having clean thoughts. However, Lucy tells them that ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: summer camp, family, friendship, swimming, wrestling, friends, disorder, camp, youth, rivalry, young heroes, contests and competitions ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Snoopy Come Home (1972)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, he goes to visit her in the hospital while Charlie Brown and the gang are on the lookout for him. Suddenly, Snoopy feels that he must go live with Lila, but must say goodbye to all his ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: hospital, friendship, peanuts, family, adventure, bittersweet, gang, misfit, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family, friendship, young heroes, pets, youth, young lovers, computer animation, dog, imagination, comics, love and romance, friends ...
Place: usa, europe, minnesota, france, north america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Life Is a Circus, Charlie Brown (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: When the circus comes to town, Snoopy naturally pays a visit. There he falls for a beautiful poodle performing there. He soon runs away to join it. While he quickly becomes a star performer, Charlie Brown is distraught by Snoopy's decision ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids
Plot: showbiz, circus, animal life, pets, artists and showbiz, youth, lifestyle, family, friendship, friends, charlie brown, show business ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Poor Charlie Brown. He can't fly a kite, and he always loses in baseball. Having his faults projected onto a screen by Lucy doesn't help him much either. Against the sage advice and taunting of the girls in his class, he volunteers for the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: skating, school, peanuts, misfit, follow your dream, mischievous children, underdog, family, gang, athlete's life, anti hero, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The Peanuts gang, including Snoopy and Woodstock, have gone off to summer camp. After a few days of the usual summer-camp activities, they all take part in a rafting race. Battling treacherous rapids, wild animals, and bullies from a rival camp, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, wilderness, river, summer camp, peanuts, lake or river, friends, wild ride, animal life, family, mischievous children, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Happiness Is a Warm Blanket, Charlie Brown (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Linus is pushed to his limits when he learns Grandma is coming to visit and plans on ridding him of his childish security blanket.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: youth, friends, family relations, pets, bittersweet, peanuts, kids and family, charlie brown
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1985)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Peanuts gang perform the classic Broadway musical. In addition to the classic songs, we see Charlie Brown and his friends perform the various comedy sketches of the play.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: cartoon dog, youth, mischievous children, family, pets, young heroes, friends, disorder, friendship, dog, surrealism, table ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Arthur's Perfect Christmas (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Arthur, D.W., and their family and friends prepare to make the best Christmas ever in Elwood City - but obstacles get in their way.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching, captivating ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, family, friendship, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, christmas present, christmas lights, dancing, driving, school, telephone call ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charlie Brown, Linus, Peppermint Patty and Marcie travel to France as foreign exchange students. Also along is Snoopy and Woodstock. While everyone is excited about the opportunity to travel to a foreign country, Charlie is disturbed by a letter he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, friendship, on the road, peanuts, adventure, family, friends, disorder, pets, mischievous children, rescue, youth ...
Place: france, europe, england, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, escapades, best friends, family, save the day, adventure, animal life, disorder, friends, friendship, hotel, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, not serious, anthology
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, christmas, holiday, anthropomorphic animal, self discovery, friends, adventure, family, imaginary, uncle nephew relationship, anthropomorphism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Join Barbie and her sisters Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea as their holiday vacation plans turn into a most unexpected adventure and heartwarming lesson. After a snowstorm diverts their plane, the girls find themselves far from their New York ...
Style: light, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friends, youth, family, christmas, christmas party, family gatherings, holiday, society, small town, escapades, siblings relations ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, toys, island, christmas, dentist, snowman, winter, reindeer, santa claus, family, adventure ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, magical, hi-tech, race against time, family, escapades, letter, imaginary, adventure, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown is the 19th prime-time animated TV specials based upon the popular comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. It was originally aired on the CBS network on February 25, 1980
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids
Plot: family, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, friendship, athlete and trainer, animal life, power relations, friends, youth, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, odd couple, animal life, friendship, buddies, mischievous children, fish out of water, best friends, pets, rescue, danger, cartoon dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, young heroes, unlikely partners, heroes, misfit, rescue ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: elf, christmas, santa claus, mischievous children, friends, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%