Movies like A Child's Christmas in Wales

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A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987)
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A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he's also disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him an old snow globe as an early Christmas present and starts telling colorful, amusing stories about his childhood Christmases that are shown in flashback. Thomas keeps asking his grandfather more questions because he likes the stories and because he doesn't want to go to bed. His parents finally insist that he go to bed, and his grandfather tells him one last story about going to bed on Christmas night while listening to his family singing carols downstairs. After Thomas falls asleep at last, his grandfather opens the bedroom window and sees falling snowflakes.
Plot: christmas, santa claus, memory, friendship, food, snow, toys, father son relationship, child protagonist, aunt nephew relationship, gift, grandfather grandson relationship, husband wife relationship, prank, uncle nephew relationship, christmas eve, flashback, toy, male protagonist, welsh

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Most similar movies to A Child's Christmas in Wales

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, humorous and sincere films with plots about christmas, family relations, friendship, christmas movie, holiday, santa claus and family mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Child's Christmas in Wales: Christmas Story (2007), Christmas Oranges (2012), Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008), The Santa Clause (1994), Christmas with Holly (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, orphan, christmas, apprentice, friendship, toys, village, young heroes, selflessness, secret, carpenter, christmas present ...
Place: finland, europe
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Christmas Oranges (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose (Bailee ...
Style: sincere, touching, social, compassionate
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, entertaining
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Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Christmas with Holly (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good
Plot: christmas, death in the family, basset hound, brother brother relationship, gift, loss of mother, friend, girl, loyalty, coffee shop, thanksgiving, toy store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Our First Christmas (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cindy and Tom Baer-Neil have been married for nearly a year, each having lost their first spouse. With the holidays just around the corner, Cindy and Tom are determined to make the new family’s first Christmas perfect. But their respective ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, funny, entertaining
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, conflict, holiday, brother brother relationship, party, life philosophy, family tradition, family relations, adaptation, husband wife relationship, mischievous children, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Plot: christmas, false identity, farmer, photographer, father son relationship, christmas tree, intensive care, children's choir, kiss, family relations, falling, museum ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
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Plot: family relations, friendship, small town, christmas, friends, adult virgin, golden years, love and romance, buddies, youth, family life, eccentric family ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, disturbing, feel good, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama, Family, Comedy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Family
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