Movies like A Christmas Carol 1999

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A Christmas Carol (1999)
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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 the error of his ways. Will Scrooge reform his ways in time to celebrate Christmas?
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, regret, christmas, holiday, supernatural, charity, friendship, family, friends, misfit, hopes, urban, coldhearted, disorder, fish out of water, giant, dancing, school, ship, youth, sailor, schoolboy, tornado, death ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, victorian england, 1800s, 1840s, victorian
Place: london, turkey

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Most similar movies to A Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family, hopes, christmas, redemption, holiday, family relations and ghost mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: The Canterville Ghost (1996), Ms. Scrooge (1997), Scrooge (1970), Ebbie (1995), Scrooged (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, snow, regret, disney, rich and poor, human nature, greed, coldhearted ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
The Canterville Ghost (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a teenaged girl moves to England, with her brothers and parents into the ancient Canterville Hall, she's not at all happy. Especially as there's a ghost and a mysterious re-appearing bloodstain on the hearth. She campaigns to go back ...
Style: captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, friendship, estate, haunted house, family relations, curse, girl, prank, palaces castles and temples, escapades, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, change of heart, time travel, ghost, miser, regret, one night, christmas movie, boy, old woman, job interview ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: redemption, christmas, ghost, holiday, reform, reconciliation, self discovery, miser, family, supernatural, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, road not taken, self discovery, introspection, ghost, human spirit, redemption, family relations, nagging and grouching, disorder, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: semi serious, feel good, offbeat, humorous, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, miser, money, supernatural ability, time travel, family, destiny, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, ghost, redemption, christmas, puppet, childhood, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, power relations, coldhearted, reform, righting the wronged, bittersweet, family, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Ebbie (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.
Plot: christmas, death, ghost, marketing, scrooge, switching roles, sister
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 83K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 4K
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, family relations, friendship, reindeer, barn, farm, family, mischievous children, heroes, misfit ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Christmas Carol (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips would be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly in his heart" So spoke the immortal words of Christmas’ most famous miser, ...
Plot: christmas, scrooge, holiday, redemption, ghost, compassion
Time: victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Ebenezer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ghost, christmas, old west, boss and employee, redemption, small town life, fish out of water, family life, family relations, supernatural, family ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, introspection, misfit, disorder, holiday, selfishness, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural, performer's life, workplace, nothing goes right, lifestyle, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family relations, couples, self discovery, couple relations, destiny, hopes, family, estate, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 8K
Bhoothnath (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Banku, his mother, Anjali Sharma and father move in to their new house -- the Nath villa, unaware of the fact that the house is inhabited by a ghost. It is learnt the ghost is not too happy with his new housemates. But what the ghost is not prepared ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, family relations, friendship, invisibility, haunted house, supernatural, family life, family, young heroes, mischievous children, disorder, bollywood ...
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 207
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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, misfit, youth, imaginary, crimes, supernatural, family, juvenile delinquency, society, hopes, parents and children, starting over ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, life changing experience, angel, christmas, family, holiday, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town, alternate reality, road not taken, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Magic (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carrie Bishop (Booth) lives for her successful career as an event planner in New York City, but her life changes in an instant after a nasty car accident in a snowstorm. Carrie suffers head trauma and regains consciousness in Central Park with an ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: event planner, restaurant, social relations, win over, friendship, hopes, supernatural ability, wizards and magicians, diner, redemption, imaginary, hidden identity ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, mistaken identity, child as adult, danger, youth, disorder, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Little Ghost (1997)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on location in a spooky Italian villa with his Hollywood big-shot mom and her dorky boyfriend, twelve-year-old Kevin befriends a Renaissance-era girl ghost who helps him cause unrest on the set.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: ghost, friendship, young heroes, family, misfit, hopes, mischievous children, youth, supernatural, shallowness, family relations, disorder ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, light, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, danger, parents and children, parallel world, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, family relations, disorder, bishop, couples ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mr. Rice's Secret (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family, youth, hopes, friends, treasure hunt, human spirit, ring, back from the dead, exhumation, cancer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, dog, talking dog, dog movie, family relations, family life, human becoming an animal, getting home, starting over, afterlife, family ...
Place: united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 427
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, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: ghost, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, elderly, golden years, dealing with death, hopes, love and romance, single parent, bittersweet, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus' North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will destroy his home. He enlists the aid of a woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, friends, danger, family, rescue, save the day, adventure, escapades, heroes, village, friendship, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, supernatural, redemption, ghost, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 90s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, disorder, family relations, road not taken, hopes, holiday, talk show host, hollywood, supernatural, ghost, friends ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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