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, victorian england, redemption, regret, christmas, holiday, miser, supernatural, charity, family, friendship, friends, misfit, disorder, fish out of water, hopes, coldhearted, giant, scrooge, dancing, school, ship, sailor, youth, snow ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1840s, 1800s, 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 christmas, family, redemption, family relations, ghost, hopes and holiday mostly in Fantasy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: Scrooge (1970), Ms. Scrooge (1997), The Canterville Ghost (1996), Ebenezer (1998), Scrooged (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, redemption, holiday, life changing experience, disney, rich and poor, greed, scrooge, christmas eve, snow, regret ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1840s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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100%
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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, humorous, feel good, visually appealing, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, money, miser, supernatural ability, time travel, holiday, family, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ 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, miser, christmas, change of heart, ghost, time travel, boy, regret, job promotion, african american woman, aunt nephew relationship, female ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: curse, ghost, redemption, friendship, estate, family relations, haunted house, prank, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scrooge, christmas, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, introspection, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, hopes, disorder, family relations ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, miser, holiday, scrooge, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, family, unfulfillment, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 70s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, childhood, change of heart, family, puppet, escapades, encounter, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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40%
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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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ghost, christmas, family life, boss and employee, old west, redemption, fish out of water, small town life, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, dark fantasy
Plot: christmas eve, scrooge, ghost, miser, employer employee relationship, spirit, greed, poor family, christmas, introspection, family relations, family secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1840s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, road not taken, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, supernatural, hopes, family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, marketing, ghost, sister, switching roles, scrooge
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, compassion, ghost, redemption
Time: victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reindeer, christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, family relations, farm, family, fish out of water, parents and children, siblings relations, family life ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, introspection, friendship, couple relations, disorder, misfit, holiday, selfishness, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family problems, estate, couples, family relations, hopes, family, self discovery, destiny, couple relations ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast members were not officially released). In Rod Serling's update of ...
Plot: christmas, post apocalypse, anti war, nephew, ruins, charles dickens, concentration camp, un, uncle nephew relationship, world war one, loss of son, christmas eve ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, romance, unlikely couple, supernatural, change of heart, couples, workplace situations, performer's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, child as adult, fish out of water, mistaken identity, orphan, youth, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, ghost, parents and children, sleazy, friends, family relations, disorder, supernatural, youth, young heroes, hopes, misfit ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Bhoothnath (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, family relations, friendship, supernatural, haunted house, family life, invisibility, family, young heroes, mischievous children, disorder, father son relationship ...
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, parents and children, family life, reincarnation, redemption, destiny, starting over, juvenile delinquency, misfit, family ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bhoothnath Returns (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Boothnath vows to redeem himself when spirits tease him, and searches for a child to terrify. He befriends Akhrot, a slum kid, and helps him take on the country's most powerful politician.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sitcom
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, friendship, good versus evil, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, supernatural, rivalry, family relations, friends, political satire, haunted house ...
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, rescue, heroes, save the day, adventure, family, escapades, disorder, friends, wise man, legends and myths, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, deer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, self discovery, wilderness, animals, forest, family relations, friends, bully ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, feel good, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, road not taken, family relations, disorder, hollywood, hopes, friends, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, little girl, orphan, old mansion, friendship, garden, aristocracy, family, girl, sick child, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, clever, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, toys, toy soldier, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, angel, reverend, gospel, family, romance, family life, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%