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, perfume, mother daughter relationship, dinner, sense of smell, interracial friendship, parent grown child relationship, blindfold, christmas season, coworker relationship, red car, wedding ring, department store, posing for a photograph, foot chase, woman with glasses, convertible ...
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, light and semi serious films with plots about christmas, holiday, christmas movie, happy ending, fall in love, romance and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Christmas List: On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997), Naughty and Nice (2014), A Very Nutty Christmas (2018), Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011), Christmas Perfection (2018). 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: christmas, holiday, aunt niece relationship, job offer, answering machine message, wallet, falling in love, ends with a kiss, christmas movie, pianist, precocious child, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ 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, opposites attract, prank telephone call, female tears, snowman, bible quote, talk radio, christmas movie, kiss on the lips, blonde woman, happy ending, radio ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: light, funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical creature, life turned upside down, christmas eve, christmas movie, baker, wish come true, follow your dream, miraculous event, pastry, character change ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: holiday, santa claus, christmas movie, looking for love, falling in love, fall in love, family business, parent grown child relationship, father daughter relationship, manipulation, deception, lie ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, perfectionist, christmas movie, christmas present, happy ending, alternate reality, dream come true, best friends, wish come true, self discovery, fantasy becomes reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, competition, jealousy, dancing, pageant, chores, holiday season ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, dysfunctional family, happy ending, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, sweet, light
Plot: christmas, couples, father son relationship, road trip, car accident, happy ending, party, gift, bickering couple, columnist, snowstorm, married couple ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sincere, romantic
Plot: christmas, christmas calendar, friendship, gift, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, holiday, magic, female photographer, best friends, friends falling out, christmas movie, christmas tree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: girls' night, date 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 ⇓
41%
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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, fish out of water, corporate world, north pole, orphan, new job, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: romantic, sentimental, sweet, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: insomnia, holiday, christmas, unlikely couple, male female relationship, fall in love, looking for love, morality, love and romance, couples, impulsiveness, love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: light, sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, single woman, happy ending, santa claus, blog, female protagonist, small town, pretending to be someone else ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 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, christmas movie, christmas present, christmas eve, christmas tree, small town, public humiliation, christmas lights, novel, book editor, female protagonist, kissing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 393
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, teacher, english teacher, guardian angel, talking to a dog, holiday season, christmas season, christmas movie, holiday, assignment
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, love and romance, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, culture clash, society, disorder, thanksgiving, parent grown child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Incorporated (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sometimes, life just seems to hand you exactly what you need – particularly at Christmastime. Riley is scraping bottom when she miraculously lands a job with a wealthy New York City entrepreneur. He’s a bad-boy socialite type who is poised to ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, mistaken identity, personal assistant, christmas movie, relationship vs career, holiday, male female relationship, character change, unlikely couple, fall in love, christmas spirit, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 237K
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, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, happy ending, holiday, fall in love, vacation, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, christmas party, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
⇓ 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, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family, save the day, holiday, dog, family relations, animal life, suburbs, unlikely partners, pets, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, theft, chores, last wish, smuggling, advertising executive, bully, towel, gift, competition, ritual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sentimental, humorous, 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, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, reporter, small town, love affair, opposites attract, male female relationship, fall in love, romance, help, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, cat, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, singleness, pets, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas movie, animal lover, firefighter, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: entertaining, captivating, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, mother daughter relationship, writers, writer's block, surprise, teacher, opposites attract, love story, love and romance, lifestyle change, fall in love, initially antagonists ...
Place: seattle, boston, seattle washington, phoenix arizona
⇓ 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: humorous, captivating, entertaining, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: holiday, christmas, society, christmas spirit, small town, fall in love, romance, escapades, christmas movie, love, happy ending, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 951
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, semi serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids, family outing
Plot: parents and children, family life, estrangement, family relations, small town, christmas, love, holiday, romance, love and romance, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, feel good
Plot: ghost, christmas, supernatural, haunted by the past, mission gone awry, sent to the past, mission, christmas season, time travel, changing the past or future, christmas spirit, race against time ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 2000s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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.
Style: road movie, feel good, light, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: hotel, christmas, love, airplane, happy ending, christmas movie, looking for love, love and romance, obsessive quest, fall in love, romance, chance meeting ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 736
The Santa Suit (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drake Hunter, the president of Hunter Marketing, has the perfect plan to boost sales for his father's toy company over the holiday season--hire department store Santas to promote his father's merchandise. When the real Santa Claus turns ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: christmas, store, christmas present, christmas eve, christmas tree, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, 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 ⇓
29%