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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
 5.4
 49K
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, ridiculous, light, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, suburban life, christmas party, nothing goes right, disorder, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, contests and competitions, christmas eve, goofy hero, neighbor, suburbs, engagement, terminal illness, youth, family relations, love and romance, frame up, couples, clergy, silly humor, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, latin america, usa, peru

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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 funny films with plots about family, family relations, disorder, holiday, destiny, farce and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Christmas with the Kranks: Deck the Halls (2006), Surviving Christmas (2004), House Arrest (1996), Unaccompanied Minors (2006), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, parents and children, neighbor, small town, suburbs, feud, rivalry, unlikely friendships, social relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america
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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, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems, family relations, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: husband wife relationship, divorce, family relations, family, hostage, parents and children, family problems, family life, couples, love, dysfunctional family, therapy ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, when the parents are away, christmas, christmas eve, disorder, fish out of water, airport, happy ending, child as adult, youth, rescue, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, stylized, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, male protagonist, holiday, thief, materialism, surrealism, rescue, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
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, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 552K
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, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big city, so when Jed starts a search for a new wife there are inevitably plenty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fish out of water, hillbilly, culture clash, social differences, cons and scams, billionaire, goofy hero, odd couple, oil, family, father daughter relationship, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, arkansas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.0
 261K
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: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas spirit, santa claus, father son relationship, goofy hero, elf, toys, fish out of water, corporate world, north pole, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Father of the Bride (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: wedding, wedding preparations and rituals, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations, meet the parents, event planner, nothing goes right, disorder, plan gone awry, comedy of errors, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, rome italy, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: James Stewart and Maureen O'Hara star as Roger and Peggy Hobbs, a St. Louis couple with a large brood who desire a seaside vacation. Renting a cottage by the ocean is just the first step in a summer fraught with disasters, including a couch ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, affectionate ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: satire, family relations, sailing, beach, house, family vacation, dancing, summer vacation, guest, nothing goes right, parents and children, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 70s
Place: california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, reindeer, holiday, deception, north pole, family, christmas eve, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, family, goofy hero, parents and children, family life, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right, small town, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.3
 15K
Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, husky dog, great dane, german shepherd, animal life, dalmatian, talking animals, talking cat, pitbull, disorder, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
50%
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: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 44K
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: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, holiday, family relations, north pole, snow, sibling relationship, toys, disorder, redemption, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: illinois, sydney australia, tower bridge london, chicago illinois, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Christmas Trade (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A career-oriented single father and his 11-year-old son are forced to see their worlds through each other's eyes when some Christmas magic switches their bodies. The pair find themselves growing closer as they scramble to figure out the secret ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, funny
Audience: family outing
Plot: father son relationship, body swapping, christmas, happy ending, transformation, stereotypes, family, adaptation, single parent, switching roles, parents and children, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, family, contests and competitions, disorder, love and romance, youth, nothing goes right, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, bully, holiday, childhood, mischievous children, nostalgia, family relations, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, little boy, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, family relations, nothing goes right, camp, disorder, friendship, parents and children, youth, holiday, couples, in-laws ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, wisconsin, california, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas party, brother in law, santa claus, dancing, breakdance, holiday, christmas season ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
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, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, jungle, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, teenage boy, stock broker, family relations, adventure ...
Place: new york, venezuela, usa, latin america, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mischievous children, prank, family, when the parents are away, problem child, friendship, nothing goes right, troublemaker, suburbs, naughty child, boy, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 570
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, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, switching roles, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, child custody, christmas eve, toys, holiday, family, adventure, christmas party, magic, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, dog, christmas, golden retriever, adventure, love, holiday, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: parents and children, single parent, mischievous children, family relations, family problems, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, child as adult, family life, prank ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, magic, christmas, holiday, prank, christmas party, toys, family, mistaken identity, disorder, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, family relations, young heroes, eccentric family, couples, hopes, love and romance, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%