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The Christmas Toy (1986)
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The Christmas Toy (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Christmas Toy is a 1986 Emmy Award nominated television film produced by The Jim Henson Company, featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. Rugby the Tiger who remembers how he was the Christmas Toy last year, and thinks he's going to be unwrapped again this year.
Style: humorous, feel good, stylized, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: toys, paralysis, christmas, best friends, youth, friendship, family, friends, family relations, family life, family gatherings, imaginary, puppet, disorder, child as adult, puppets, holiday, puppetry, cat, doll, best friend, mockery, loyalty, toy comes to life, muppets ...

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Most similar movies to The Christmas Toy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, friends, disorder, friendship, family relations, youth and christmas mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Christmas Toy: A Muppet Family Christmas (1987), The Jim Henson Hour (1989), Kermit's Swamp Years (2002), A Halloween Puppy (2012), The Search for Santa Paws (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppet, christmas, puppets, goofy hero, muppets, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, rave ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
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95%
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, hopes, goofy hero, family, chaos and mayhem, reunion, disorder, family life, escapades, parents and children, best friends, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, sesame street
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74%
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, chaos and mayhem, best friends, race against time, friendship, show tunes, disorder, buddies, family, puppetry, puppet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The Jim Henson Hour is a short-lived television series that aired on NBC in 1989. It was developed as a showcase for The Jim Henson Company's various puppet creations, including the popular Muppet characters. Only nine of the twelve episodes ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, puppets, dinosaur, workplace, danger, buddies, disorder, friendship, toys, friends, ambition, showbiz ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, rescue, danger, best friends, young heroes, heroes, confined, frog, dissection ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppet, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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46%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: halloween, human becomes animal, family, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, curses spells and rituals, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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44%
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, orphan, pets, santa claus, christmas, dog, adventure, save the day, young heroes, youth, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, teenage life, adventure, friendship, youth, family life, child as adult, basketball, silly humor, friends, battles, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Puss in Boots (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A cat belonging to a poor miller's son thinks up a great plan for bringing a title, wealth, and marriage for his owner. He begins to carry it out, using a few birds and rabbits as gifts for the king, his own wit, and a pair of boots that make ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: love and romance, siblings relations, family, escapades, unlikely partners, imaginary, legends and myths, fall in love, family life, partners, family relations, friends ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, puppet, muppets, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, adventure, family, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: toddlers, family outing, kids
Plot: youth, puppet, young heroes, family, escapades, puppets, friends, getting along, friendship, disorder, birthday, balloon
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
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Peter Pan (2000)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Broadway musical adaptation of the fabled children's story.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: pirate, imaginary, heroes, family, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, show tunes, island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Hansel and Gretel tells the tale of two young children driven from home by their scolding mother. Losing their way in the dark forest they stumble upon the cottage of a kindly old woman. But is this kindly old woman everything she seems...?
Style: fairy tale, humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, siblings relations, adventure, youth, danger, escapades, evil witch, parents and children, in the woods, family relations, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, wish come true, family, best friends, disorder, hopes, youth, supernatural, holiday, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, child as adult, mistaken identity, danger, disorder, family life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Babes in Toyland (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like fashion and arrives just in time for a wedding. Young ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: danger, heroes, kidnapping, rescue, holiday, christmas, toy, toys, good versus evil, show tunes, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, road not taken, starting over, family relations, disorder, hopes, holiday, talk show host, ghost, friends, supernatural, redemption ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, unemployment, youth, family relations, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, teenage life, family, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, danger, fish out of water, good versus evil, rivalry, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: sesame street
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34%
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, love and romance, youth, fish out of water, couples, disorder, family life, dishonesty, show tunes, mistaken identity, mischievous children, couple relations ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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34%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: experiment gone awry, mischievous children, young heroes, adventure, child as adult, teenage life, friendship, best friends, rescue, youth, danger, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, family, rescue, heroic mission, benign alien, space travel, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Nutcracker (1993)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie falls asleep and dreams herself into a fantastic world in which her toys become larger than life. She meets up with the Nutcracker Prince who takes her on a journey to his kingdom and defends her from the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ballet, family relations, danger, young heroes, family, rescue, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, escapades, disorder, christmas movie, parallel world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, family relations, reindeer, barn, farm, family, young heroes, heroes, siblings relations ...
Place: michigan
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32%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, miraculous event, santa claus, holiday, hopes, family, youth, fish out of water, friendship, store, misfit, parents and children ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he does his best to try and give Mr. Wilson the Christmas Spirit. Dennis causes his ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, family relations, friends, family, miraculous event, mischievous children, christmas movie, precocious child, neighbor, angel, destiny, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
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31%
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, fairy tale, clever, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
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31%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal life, animals, animal, family, family life, pets, friends, family relations, ranch, silly humor, fish out of water, imaginary ...
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30%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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