Movies like Christmas with the Kranks

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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
 5.4
 41K
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, witty, semi serious, idiotic, awful, ridiculous, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, suburban life, christmas party, family gatherings, disorder, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, parents and children, family life, christmas eve, goofy hero, neighbor, suburbs, engagement, christmas decoration, christmas tree, terminal illness, youth, family relations, couple relations, clergy, love and romance, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, latin america, usa, peru

Most similar movies to Christmas with the Kranks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, disorder, destiny, farce, family life and youth mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Christmas with the Kranks: Surviving Christmas (2004), Deck the Halls (2006), House Arrest (1996), Marmaduke (2010), It Runs in the Family (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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100%
 5.0
 22K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, humorous, dark humor, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, suburbs, small town, feud, rivalry, couple relations, social relations, family, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 8K
House Arrest (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of marriage, so they lock them up in the basement until they'll sort out their ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: divorce, family relations, family, family problems, parents and children, family life, couples, husband wife relationship, children, love, hostage, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, couples, family relations, fish out of water, family gatherings, couple relations, disorder, mischievous children, single parent, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.3
 14K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, nothing goes right, pets, friends, animal life, family, fish out of water, disorder, family relations, suburbs, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It Runs in the Family (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat the school bully with, the Old Man is in battle with their hillbilly ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, disorder, contests and competitions, family, love and romance, nothing goes right, youth, parents and children, eccentric family, family relations, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 452K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, danger, neighbor, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: family, large family, chaos, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, nothing goes right, prank, children, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Great Outdoors (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's vacation time for outdoorsy Chicago man Chet Ripley, along with his wife, Connie, and their two kids, Buck and Ben. But a serene weekend of fishing at a Wisconsin lakeside cabin gets crashed by Connie's obnoxious brother-in-law, Roman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family relations, nothing goes right, camp, youth, parents and children, friendship, disorder, holiday, in-laws, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uptight New York City executive, Michael Cromwell, pursues his soon-to-be ex-wife to South America and returns home with the son he never knew he had -- a boy raised in a tribal village in Brazil. Armed with only his blowgun, the 13-year-old ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, jungle, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, teenage boy, 13 year old, stock broker, family relations ...
Place: new york, venezuela, usa, brazil, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, holiday, deception, north pole, family, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family life, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, small town, parents and children, family life, disorder, family relations, farce, goofy hero, family, chases and races, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 39K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, family relations, christmas, santa claus, family, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, family life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: tower bridge london, london, illinois, sydney australia, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dennis the Menace (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mr. Wilson's ever-present annoyance comes in the form of one mischievous kid named Dennis. But he'll need Dennis's tricks to uncover a collection of gold coins that go missing when a shady drifter named Switchblade Sam comes to town.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, friendship, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, neighbor, children, suburbs, criminal, family relations, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: family life, eccentric family, family, youth, holiday, christmas, destiny, adaptation, love, escapades, adventure, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family relations, family problems, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, male bonding, male friendship, family life, child as adult ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas party, brother in law, christmas tree, child, christianity, christmas dinner, christmas movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, nostalgia, family relations, bully, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, snow, little boy, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, fish out of water, haunted by the past, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, homecoming, family life, love and romance, crime gone awry, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, youth, family, small town life, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 497
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, jewish, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family, family relations, friends, hopes, parents and children, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, great dane, mistaken identity, family life, disorder, pets, animal life, mischievous children, danger, misfit, unlikely partners, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 18K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: human becomes animal, family, human becoming an animal, dog, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, parents and children, disorder, family life, genetic engineering, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 7K
Neighbors (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One man's quiet suburban life takes a sickening lurch for the worse when a young couple move into the deserted house next door. From the word go it is obvious these are not the quiet professional types who *should* be living in such a nice ...
Style: cult film, humorous, dark humor, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, friendship, suburbs, farce, friends, disorder, couples, silly humor, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, eccentric family, family reunited, house, golden years, mischievous children, baseball, family relations, bully, chores, punishment, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, family, pets, family relations, christmas, christmas movie, dog, holiday, love, destiny, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, when the parents are away, christmas, disorder, fish out of water, airport, christmas eve, child as adult, youth, christmas tree, happy ending, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: holiday, family, family relations, save the day, prank, mischievous children, christmas, nothing goes right, partners, teenage life, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How to Eat Fried Worms (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the first day of his new school year, a fifth grade boy squares off against a bully and winds up accepting a dare that could change the balance of power within the class.
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: bully, parents and children, friendship, contests and competitions, family, friends, couples, family relations, love and romance, youth, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%