Movies like The Christmas Box

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The Christmas Box (1995)
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The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family, family relations, couple relations, destiny, self discovery, hopes, family problems, couples, estate, angel, death, businessman, christmas movie, house, holiday, cemetery, mother, father, mansion, workaholic, girl, little girl ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah

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Most similar movies to The Christmas Box

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, feel good, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about family relations, hopes, family, family life, couples, redemption and parents and children mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like The Christmas Box: Prancer (1989), A Christmas Carol (2004), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Spencer's Mountain (1963), Heaven Sent (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, family relations, reindeer, barn, farm, family, young heroes, heroes, siblings relations ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, self discovery, road not taken, introspection, ghost, human spirit, hopes, disorder, family relations, nagging and grouching, redemption, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, reverend, angel, gospel, family, romance, supernatural romance, couples, disorder, family life ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Spencer's Mountain (1963)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family. He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: mountain, family relations, family, family life, family problems, family gatherings, family in crisis, americana, couples, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 60s
Place: wyoming, tokyo, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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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, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, misfit, introspection, disorder, friendship, couple relations, holiday, selfishness, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 204
Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, reincarnation, supernatural, redemption, family relations, collision, profanity, starting over, society, misfit, parents and children, family ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, child as adult, mistaken identity, danger, disorder, family life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: redemption, christmas, ghost, holiday, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, miser, family, supernatural ability, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: touching, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, life changing experience, angel, christmas, family, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town, holiday, alternate reality, small town life, road not taken ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The third installment of the Sarah trilogy provides a glorious and touching story of a family drawn together by adversity. On a cold winter day a stranger shows up at the farm. He is slow to reveal his identity. When they find out he is Jacobs ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, family relations, nursing, couples, society, redemption, americana, family life, hopes, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, family relations, life changing experience, rich and poor, family life, alternate reality, lifestyle change, midlife crisis, fish out of water, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, talking dog, family relations, family life, dog, dog movie, getting home, starting over, afterlife, friends, hopes ...
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Winning Season (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: THE WINNING SEASON tells the story of a legendary baseball player's struggle to choose between the love of his life and his love of the game. In the film, 12 year-old baseball fanatic Joe Soshack finds a mint condition Honus Wagner baseball ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: follow your dream, family life, changing the past or future, family, hopes, sport, boy, time travel, ambition, private vs public, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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My Santa (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young, single mother, Jen, begins to lose her faith in the magic of Christmas. However, when she takes her son Eric to see the local mall Santa, Jen immediately feels an attraction and connection with Chris, the young, attractive man filling the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, single mother, holiday, secret identity, family relations, couples, love and romance, magic, looking for love, falling in love, love triangle, single parent ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, toys, holiday, family relations, christmas tree, santa claus, family, adventure, self discovery, workaholic, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Common Ground (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired in the University, and he concludes that it is impossible to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, couples, family life, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, unemployment, college, family problems, society, human nature, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Three Wishes (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While Jane Holman (Mastrantonio) is driving with her two sons, she accidentally runs into a drifter, Jack McCloud (Swayze), who breaks his leg. Being responsible, Jane invites Jack, and his dog, to stay at her home until his leg has healed. Jack ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: generosity, dog, family relations, reunion, suburbs, drifter, kids and family, baseball, love and romance, supernatural ability, suburban life, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.0
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Courageous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, and their partners are confident and focused. They willingly stand up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly ...
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: faith, law enforcement, human spirit, destiny, hopes, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, family life, family values, family relations, father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 426
Da (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: ghost, death in the family, love and romance, hopes, golden years, dealing with death, parents and children, family gatherings, unfulfillment, family in crisis, family life, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, new york, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Hobo's Christmas (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hobo played by Barnard Hughes decides it's time to go home. Drifting from place to place, Hughes finds himself in his hometown of Salt Lake City at Christmas time. Here he hopes to close old wounds and be reunited with his unforgiving son ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, homelessness, reunion, family relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family, hopes, estrangement, family problems, estranged father, christmas party ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, family, couples, couple relations, romance, miraculous event, divorce, christmas, nanny, hopes, grandmother, gold digger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, regret, redemption, christmas, holiday, supernatural, charity, coldhearted, urban, misfit, friendship, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1800s, victorian england ...
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ramona and Beezus (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Ramona is a little girl with a very big imagination and a nose for mischief. Her playful antics keep everyone in her loving family on their toes, including her older sister Beezus, who's just trying to survive her first year of high school. ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: mischievous children, aunt niece relationship, family relations, family life, youth, disorder, siblings relations, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, money problems, father daughter relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, disorder, couples, hopes, family, love and romance, family relations, obnoxious boss, time loop, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
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Carry Me Home (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A widow named Harriet and her two children Carrie and Brian are living in rural New York in 1947 and are still recovering from the death of Harriet's husband killed in World War II. Carrie is a tomboy and hangs around with boys and they have ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: mentally challenged, wooing, countryside, prank, dysfunctional family, self discovery, hopes, destiny, family life, family problems, couples, youth ...
Time: 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Borrowed Hearts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Single mom Kathleen Russell (Roma Downey) and her daughter Zoey pretend to be Kathleen's boss's "family" so he can close a major business deal with the mysterious Mexican financier Javier Del Campo.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, romantic ...
Plot: single parent, christmas, parents and children, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, hidden identity, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rome italy, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Good Witch's Wonder (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cassie Nightingale (Bell) finds herself with only days to plan her stepson Brandon's (Knight) wedding to Tara (Leggat) when the happy couple unexpectedly pushes up the date for their big day. Meanwhile, Martha (Disher), the newly elected mayor ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, friendship, uncover truth, family, family relations, small town, friends, imaginary, small town life, social relations, chores, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Sister's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even though she longs for and independent and ordinary life. ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family life, disability, split personality, mental illness, family problems, sister, sister sister relationship, loss of mother, unfulfillment, siblings relations, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Dance with the White Dog (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and confidant. Sam takes the dog on a nostalgic journey which ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, dog, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, supernatural romance, animal life, couples, reincarnation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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