Movies like The Christmas List

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The Christmas List (1997)
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The Christmas List (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She decides to make a Christmas list. After it's deposited in Santa's mailbox at the store, she starts getting everything she wanted, but it doesn't always turn out as she expected.
Plot: christmas, holiday, car, christmas movie, looking for love, boy, marriage proposal, ford mustang, perfume, mother daughter relationship, sense of smell, interracial friendship, parent grown child relationship, blindfold, christmas season, coworker relationship, red car, department store, wedding ring, posing for a photograph, foot chase, woman with glasses, convertible, kiss on the lips, fortune cookie ...
Time: 90s, 1990s

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Most similar movies to The Christmas List

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about christmas, holiday, christmas movie, happy ending, fall in love, romance and family relations mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Christmas List: On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997), Naughty and Nice (2014), Surviving Christmas (2004), The Holiday Calendar (2018), Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trish (Mary Stuart Masterson) and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, make their living by picking pockets. But when they try to take advantage of holiday shoppers with fat wallets, they run into a little snag—a department store security guard named ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, christmas season, aunt niece relationship, job offer, ends with a kiss, falling in love, christmas eve, christmas present, christmas movie, crying girl, cookie ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Naughty and Nice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical radio host is banished to Nebraska, where he has an on-air spat with a hopeless romantic. Soon, their antagonistic relationship sparks the interest of the whole town.
Plot: christmas, job offer, prank telephone call, christmas season, christmas movie, happy ending, parent grown child relationship, kiss on the lips, santa claus suit, scolding, psychotherapist, chores ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Christmas Pageant (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vera Parks (Melissa Gilbert), an overly intense and demanding Broadway director, gets fired from yet another job, leaving her no choice but to take a gig directing a small town Christmas pageant in upstate New York. Stunned at how basic the ...
Plot: director, small town, christmas, broadway, second chance, christmas movie, holiday season, jealousy, holiday, pageant, theatre director, competition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, couple relations, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.
Style: light, sweet, romantic, sincere
Plot: christmas, christmas calendar, friendship, holiday, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gift, magic, love interest, interracial romance, christmas present, best friends, photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: This year, Santa’s daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa watches his daughter through a magic snow globe, Annie arrives ...
Style: romantic, sincere, sweet, captivating
Plot: santa claus, holiday, christmas movie, looking for love, fall in love, falling in love, parent grown child relationship, family business, father daughter relationship, manipulation, deception, skating ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Christmas Kiss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Wendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, obnoxious boss, power relations, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, holiday, boss and employee, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Elf (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, elf, christmas movie, goofy hero, santa claus, corporate world, fish out of water, north pole, orphan, new job, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
No Sleep 'Til Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lizzie, a high-end event planner, lies awake nightly while her devoted fiancé Josh rests peacefully. When a sleep-deprived incident causes her to run into Billy, a low-key bartender who is just as sleepless and frustrated as she is, they discover ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, feel good, sweet
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, male female relationship, fall in love, unlikely couple, looking for love, insomnia, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loose woman, fish out of water, love, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 540
If You Believe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that defined her childhood persona. On the verge of losing her job ...
Plot: christmas, santa claus, kissing, small town, female protagonist, christmas tree, public humiliation, christmas carol, self doubt, novel, christmas decoration, christmas present ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mr. Miracle (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Heavenly angel Harry Mills is sent to Earth on a trial assignment to intervene in the life of a woman who needs help getting her life on track after the death of her father. With a deadline of Christmas day, he attempts to help her heal in order to ...
Plot: christmas, angel, english teacher, teacher, assignment, holiday season, talking to a dog, christmas movie, christmas season, guardian angel, holiday
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: sincere, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, blog, happy ending, female protagonist, small town, assignment, magazine editor, single woman, santa claus, pretending to be someone else ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Will You Merry Me? (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids plan on gathering their families for the holidays in order to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, unlikely couple, family gatherings, love and romance, couples, disorder, culture clash, society, parents and children, thanksgiving, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 234K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, happy ending, fall in love, vacation, snow, couples, christmas party, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Christmas Reunion (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Madison Avenue executive, Amy, discovers an unusual Christmas surprise when she inherits her Aunt’s hometown bakery. The real surprise comes when she learns the other half of the bakery was left to her long-ago boyfriend, Jack. Unresolved ...
Plot: bakery, christmas, ritual, happy ending, boy, small town, chores, last will and testament, inheritance, implied sex, advertising executive, towel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, light, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, save the day, family, holiday, dog, family relations, animal life, odd couple, rescue, partners, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Bride for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bride-to-be Jessie Patterson calls off her third engagement - during the ceremony! She swears off serious relationships, until she meets and is pursued by Aiden MacTiernan. Aiden, on the other hand, has bet his friends he is marriage material, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, light, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, christmas, couples, love and romance, looking for love, wooing, happy ending, fiance fiancee relationship, dating, marriage, engagement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, cat, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, singleness, pets, christmas movie, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, animal lover, firefighter, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Trading Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emily (Faith Ford) misses her daughter Heather (Emma Lahana), who is attending college in Boston. Since her father died, Heather is sensitive to her mom’s dependence on long-standing holiday traditions. This Christmas, Heather has planned a trip ...
Style: sweet, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, surprise, teacher, writer's block, writers, love and romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, holiday, vacation, fish out of water ...
Place: phoenix arizona, seattle washington, boston, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker) are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, disturbing, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, reporter, small town, love affair, opposites attract, fall in love, male female relationship, help, romance, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lisa's trip home to Evergreen for the holidays finds her shepherding an effort to save the town's beloved general store, fulfilling the wishes of a Christmas past and finding a romance full of Christmas magic.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: holiday, christmas, christmas spirit, society, small town, childhood memory, fall in love, escapades, romance, human spirit, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Flight Before Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two strangers who both happen to be in marketing, share a room at a bed-and-breakfast when a snowstorm strands their flight in Montana on Christmas Eve.
Plot: christmas, hotel, job, love, bed, christmas tree, brother brother relationship, airport, shower, undressing, airplane, dancing ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Christmas Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas Liza McCann visit her estranged father who strangely lives in a town decked out for the holidays and is full of Christmas spirit. Strange events immediately occur when they arrive challenging everything Liza had once believed ...
Style: sweet, light, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family life, small town, love, christmas, holiday, lifestyle, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Chasing Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Cameron is a single dad that decides not to observe Christmas because his wife left him around that time. The ghosts of Christmas past and present try and get Jack to relent, but they screw up their jobs and send themselves on a wild ride ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good
Plot: ghost, christmas, mission gone awry, supernatural, haunted by the past, sent to the past, christmas season, mission, time travel, changing the past or future, christmas spirit, race against time ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Christmas Shepherd (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sally Brown, a successful children's book author and Army widow loses her late husband's German Shepherd, Buddy, only to later find him adopted by a new family - single father Mark Green and his teenage daughter Emma. Each finds a sense of ...
Style: light, entertaining, romantic, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, dog, single father, holiday, owner dog relationship, lost dog, father daughter relationship, german shepherd, widow, christmas movie, case, new love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 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, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, showbiz, hopes, power relations, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, year 1971, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, christmas, christmas eve, family, parents and children, nothing goes right, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, happiness, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1946, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: toys, christmas, holiday, magic, prank, son, santa claus, toy, christmas party, family, christmas movie, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 ⇓
30%
A Mom for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father Jim (Doug Sheehan) is a workaholic with little time for his daughter. Just before the Christmas holiday season, Jessica wins a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, single parent, imaginary, family, miraculous event, parents and children, holiday, soup, father daughter relationship, beauty, shoplifter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%