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, lottery, ford mustang, pantyhose, perfume, mother daughter relationship, dinner, sense of smell, interracial friendship, parent grown child relationship, blindfold, christmas season, desire, coworker relationship, red car, wedding ring, department store, rejecting a marriage proposal, posing for a photograph ...
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, light, romantic and sweet films with plots about christmas, holiday, christmas movie, happy ending, fall in love, christmas season and love and romance mostly in Romance, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Christmas List: Christmas Perfection (2018), Surviving Christmas (2004), On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997), A Very Nutty Christmas (2018), Naughty and Nice (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Perfection (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a kid, Darcy had no control over her family’s holidays and thus, has grown up to be a Christmas control freak — so much so that she loses sight of what the holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she finds herself magically transported into her ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, funny, feel good, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, perfectionist, dream come true, happy ending, best friends, alternate reality, christmas movie, christmas present, wish come true, self discovery, fantasy becomes reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland
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100%
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, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, caught stealing, job offer, belief, christmas eve, quitting job, christmas season, christmas movie, answering machine message, ends with a kiss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Very Nutty Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hard-working bakery owner Kate Holiday, has more cookie orders than she has time to fill this holiday season, and when her boyfriend suddenly breaks up with her, any shred of Christmas joy she was hanging onto, immediately disappears. After Kate ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, entertaining, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, objects come to life, christmas eve, follow your dream, wish come true, faith, life turned upside down, pastry, miraculous event, christmas spirit, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: radio announcer, christmas, small town, punishment, public humiliation, male female relationship, psychotherapist, bed, jealousy, scolding, chores, gift ...
Time: 2010s
Place: nebraska, los angeles, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, manipulation, family business, father daughter relationship, parent grown child relationship, deception, motel ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Mr. Miracle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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: angel, christmas, christmas movie, teacher, guardian angel, christmas season, english teacher, holiday season, talking to a dog, kiss, ex girlfriend, assignment ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Christmas in Tennessee (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Allison Bennet, along with her daughter Olivia and mother Martha, run a bakery in the small mountain town of White Pines, Tennessee. When Matthew, a charming real estate developer, tries to buy the town for a corporate ski resort, Allison and the ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, sweet, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas movie, mother daughter relationship, bakery, desire, character change, christmas spirit, fall in love, opposites attract, stranded, happy ending ...
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, workplace situations, power relations, workplace, rivalry, obnoxious boss, holiday, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Christmas Detour (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A bubbly bride-to-be’s Christmas plans take an unexpected turn when her holiday flight to New York is detoured and she encounters a cynical bar manager who has lost his faith in love. As she scrambles to make it back east for Christmas—and plan ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light
Plot: christmas, couples, bed, dinner, columnist, competition, bickering couple, fiancee, snowstorm, married couple, stranded, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Deliver by Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bakery owner Molly meets Josh, a widower who recently moved to town with his young son, but she is also charmed by a mysterious client whom she’s never met in person and she doesn’t realize that they’re the same man.
Style: sweet, sentimental, light, romantic, inspirational
Plot: widower, bakery, single father, christmas, happy ending, christmas season, christmas movie, love and romance, father daughter relationship, chef, hopes, christmas party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sweet, light, sincere, romantic
Plot: christmas, christmas calendar, holiday, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gift, magic, female photographer, interracial romance, best friends, dating, love interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: small town, christmas, broadway, director, second chance, theatre director, masquerade, holiday, christmas movie, holiday season, pageant, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A December Bride (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Aspiring interior designer Layla is dreading the Christmastime wedding of her cousin who’s marrying Layla’s ex-fiancé. Although Seth is the one responsible for introducing the bride and groom, she begrudgingly accepts his offer to be her date ...
Style: romantic, light, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, opposites attract, love and romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, looking for love, new love, stereotypes, transformation, love story, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sweet, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, christmas, holiday, male female relationship, fall in love, looking for love, unlikely couple, life philosophy, loneliness, impulsiveness, stereotypes, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Holly's Holiday (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A professional in the advertising business, Holly dreams of finding Mr. Right, & getting the "perfect" romance. When she meets someone who ~looks the part, she falls hard & fast. But soon she is reminded that appearances can be ...
Style: sweet, feel good, romantic, touching
Plot: christmas, true love, impossible love, romance, looking for love, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wish come true, couple relations, success, dream, supernatural ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Arrangement (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flower shop owner Poppy enters the annual holiday floral show for a chance to win the grand prize but standing in her way of victory is Garrett, the underappreciated protégé of florist extraordinaire, Blair. While Poppy and Garrett’s rivalry ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, rivalry, escapades, romance, male female relationship, ambition, flower shop, unlikely couple, life philosophy, love, family business ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Switch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Christmas works its magic in this body-switching holiday tale about two very different moms who find that help is where you least expect it, and most need it. When struggling singer Audrey and wealthy record executive Julia collide at the mall, they ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, funny, light, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, body swapping, female protagonist, female singer, christmas season, aspiring singer, christmas movie, holiday, happy ending, family values, life philosophy, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Snowmance (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No man is perfect enough for Sarah Groves, except perhaps the impressive snowmen she sculpts annually with her childhood pal, Nick. In mid-December, her snowman disappears, and in his place, materializes Cole, who seems too perfect for Sarah to be ...
Style: romantic, semi serious, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, looking for love, holiday, snowman, women, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, fall in love, disorder, love at first sight, loose woman, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Christmas Movie Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eve is a Christmas movie fanatic and dreams of having a movie-perfect Christmas with a movie-perfect boyfriend. On Christmas Eve, when Eve and her cynical sister Lacy make wishes to Santa, they wake up in Christmas Town and find themselves trapped ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light
Plot: christmas, love affair, save the day, love, love and romance, trapped, fall in love, romance, wish come true, sister sister relationship, baker, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Time for Us to Come Home for Christmas (2020)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Five guests are mysteriously invited to an inn to celebrate Christmas. With the help of the owner Ben, Sarah discovers that an event from the past may connect them and change their lives forever.
Plot: christmas, holiday, lawyer, christmas movie, christmas party, fall in love, snowing, brother sister relationship, death of mother, kiss, christmas season, falling in love ...
Time: year 1984
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
Style: sweet, fairy tale, feel good, light
Plot: christmas, santa claus, workaholic, christmas eve, kids and family, adventure, christmas movie, holiday, life philosophy, family relations, family bonds, christmas present ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, santa claus, happy ending, single woman, blog, small town, female protagonist, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sweet, romantic, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas movie, small town, christmas spirit, society, happy ending, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, childhood memory, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Timeless Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner, a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.
Style: romantic, fairy tale, touching, feel good, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, time travel, time traveler, love and romance, couple relations, gentleman, altering history, love story, fall in love, alternate reality, past ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A California Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With his carefree lifestyle on the line, a wealthy charmer poses as a ranch hand to get a hardworking farmer to sell her family’s land before Christmas.
Style: feel good, light, romantic, entertaining
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, male objectification, christmas season, relationship vs career, fall in love, family values, unlikely couple, deception, small town, coping, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, christmas eve, kissing, santa claus, christmas tree, small town, public humiliation, christmas present, christmas movie, female protagonist, christmas carol, book editor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Elf (2003)
Genre: Adventure, 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, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, holiday, christmas spirit, elf, santa claus, goofy hero, father son relationship, fish out of water, corporate world, orphan, north pole ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, south pole, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, unlikely couple, love and romance, family gatherings, couples, disorder, society, parents and children, culture clash, thanksgiving, meet the parents, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: light, sweet, captivating, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, writer's block, writers, surprise, teacher, lifestyle change, society, initially antagonists, love and romance, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Place: seattle, boston, phoenix arizona, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%