Movies like A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol (2009)
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 99K
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 is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.
Style: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful, light, semi serious, visually appealing, intense, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, snow, regret, disney, rich and poor, human nature, greed, coldhearted, supernatural, dreams, elderly, family, christmas eve, money, character change, lesson, reconciliation, oldtimer, self discovery, human spirit, time travel ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london

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Most similar movies to A Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, christmas, disorder, redemption, holiday, friends and computer animation mostly in Family, Animation and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: The Polar Express (2004), An Easter Carol (2004), The Grinch (2018), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), The Lorax (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, adventure, belief, magic, santa claus, train ride, train travel, holiday, self discovery, young heroes, snow, computer animation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, regret, holiday, christmas, supernatural, charity, fish out of water, friendship, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, future, 1800s, victorian ...
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An Easter Carol (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: An adoption of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol translated into a Christian retelling for Easter with the Veggie Tales characters.
Style: exciting, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: church, family relations, computer animation, factory, easter, misfit, escapades, family, young heroes, mischievous children, orphan, ghost ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 45K
The Grinch (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.
Style: light, sincere, touching, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, optimism, surrealism, fight, small town, happy ending, life philosophy, best friends, justice, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, imaginary, social misfits, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, sleigh ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, christmas, dark fantasy, holiday, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, skeleton, goth, dreams, objects come to life, nightmare, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Christmas Carol (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One of the best-loved holiday stories of all time is back in this animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' most famous tale. An all-star voice lineup features Whoopi Goldberg, Ed Asner, Michael York and Tim Curry as Scrooge. Come share the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, fish out of water, human spirit, boss and employee, self discovery, hopes, misfit, coldhearted, power relations, disorder, holiday ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: redemption, ghost, gold, doom, miser, christmas, heroes, family, goofy hero, hopes, unfulfillment, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 97K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, family, computer animation, tree, obsessive quest, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, danger, greed, walled city ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this timeless Charles Dickens Story, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean, miserly merchant, lacking in any Christmas Spirit, receives ominous warnings from the goshts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future as they each take him on strange ...
Plot: holiday, villain turns good, villain played by lead actor, redemption, ghost, greed, christmas
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The film begins with a live-action sequence set in Boston in 1857, the site of a live reading by renowned novelist Dickens. As he begins his 'story of ghosts' a woman in the audience screams because she has seen a mouse and Dickens points ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, holiday, hopes, family life, self discovery, friendship, orphan, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, road not taken ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Princess Odette, Prince Derek and their trusted woodland friends reunite in this all-new adventure for their first Christmas celebration together! As the kingdom prepares for a festive holiday, the villainous Rothbart plots to destroy Christmas. ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, princess, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, escapades, family, adventure, holiday, love, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bah Humduck!: A Looney Tunes Christmas (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the holiday season.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, self discovery, obnoxious boss, workplace, family, disorder, ghost, duck, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, christmas, change of heart ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: After Timmy Turner causes Santa amnesia he must become the new Santa in order to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, wish come true, holiday, disorder, imaginary, friends, elf, save the day
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, fairy tale, colourful, witty ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, adventure, legends and myths, imaginary, friendship, childhood, belief, holiday, santa claus, christmas, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Barbie in 'A Christmas Carol' (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, Kelly is reluctant to go to a Christmas Eve ball, so Barbie tells her the story of Eden Starling, a glamourous singing diva in the Victorian England and the owner of a theatre house. However, Eden is self-centred and loves only ...
Style: light, semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, family gatherings, family, starting over, friends, family relations, ghost, christmas, holiday, society, love and romance, master and servant ...
Time: victorian, 2000s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: toys, christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, imaginary, getting home, danger, talking animals, disney, computer animation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, director, peanuts, family, supportive friend, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, underdog, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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, holiday, magical, santa claus, hi-tech, letter, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tanzania, idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 238K
Corpse Bride (2005)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the ...
Style: gothic, captivating, melancholic, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: horror for children, date night, preschoolers
Plot: corpse, dark fantasy, afterlife, supernatural, supernatural romance, marriage, romance, loneliness, shyness, wedding, fall in love, disagreement ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Denmark, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, adventure, family, friends, holiday, society, destiny, single parent, power relations, family relations, family tradition ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Halloween Tree (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Four children learn the origins of Halloween customs while trying to save the life of their friend.
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, escapades, ancient mystery, ghost, friends, supernatural, youth, disorder, legends and myths, old dark house, family, tombs and skeletons ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 54K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, steampunk, family, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, prejudice, escapades, danger, fish out of water, disorder ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 491K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, disney, imaginary, friendship, little girl, super villain, chase, villain, supervillain, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday
Style: feel good, fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, children, family relations, friendship, imaginary, objects come to life, family life, attic, youth, escapades, love, gift ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, rescue, dragon, friendship, prince, heroic mission, danger, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: christmas special, fairy tale, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, fish out of water, escapades, adventure, odd couple, family life, family gatherings, donkey, christmas tree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, heroes, youth, mischievous children, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Casper's Haunted Christmas (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kibosh, supreme ruler of all ghosts, decrees that casper must scare at least one person before Christmas Day so Casper visits Kriss, Massachusetts where he meets the Jollimore family and sets out to complete his mission. As usual, kindhearted Casper ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, funny, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kindness, ghost, friendship, scare, fright, good versus evil, rivalry, young heroes, fish out of water, disorder, mischievous children, misfit ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%