Movies like Deck the Halls

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Deck the Halls (2006)
 4.9
 19K
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, dark humor, light, funny, idiotic, semi serious, realistic, clever, ridiculous ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, neighbor, family, rivalry, small town, parents and children, social relations, suburbs, couple relations, feud, ambition, dream, unlikely friendships, christmas lights, couples, friends, friendship, eccentric family, small town life, suburban life, teenage life, love and romance, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america

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Most similar movies to Deck the Halls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family, family relations, disorder, youth, parents and children, christmas and holiday mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Deck the Halls: Christmas with the Kranks (2004), A Christmas Story (1983), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Home Alone (1990), Jingle All the Way 2 (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, semi serious, feel good, witty, idiotic ...
Plot: christmas, suburban life, christmas party, christmas eve, christmas tree, holiday, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, family gatherings, when the parents are away ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, parents and children, holiday, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, childhood, snow, chinese restaurant, essay, small town, family, obsession, bully, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations, nothing goes right, children, prank, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, new job, chaos, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.5
 379K
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, not serious, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, young heroes, crime gone awry, danger, home alone, neighbor, precocious child, prank ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, paris france, chicago illinois, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family, nothing goes right, race against time, small town, holiday, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family life, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three kids and their Dad move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family life, family, holiday, adventure, family relations, disorder, twins, forgery, save the day, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, couple relations, suburbs, nothing goes right, looking for love, eccentric family, loneliness, parents and children, happy ending, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: friendship, family life, family, small town, holiday, teenage life, youth, friends, disorder, mischievous children, parents and children, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, jealousy, santa claus, toy, holiday, family, fish out of water, suburbs, race against time, christmas party, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 6K
Nativity! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Freeman is lovelorn teacher Mr Maddens, a former am-dram star whose girlfriend (Ashley Jensen) dumped him over Christmas five years ago and upped sticks, inexplicably, to La-La Land. Yuletide cheer is not his forte, but he's forced to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: school play, christmas, school, teachers and students, mischievous children, family, holiday, desire for fame, ambition, artists and showbiz, youth, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.5
 537
Down and Derby (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A local Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into overzealous rivals desperate to build the winning car. As egos swell, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color. While the dads are busy with outlandish ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, martial arts, resort, supportive spouse, family, sport, underdog, small town, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, child as adult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, goofy hero, family, mischievous children, holiday, single parent, couple relations, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, mistaken identity, road not taken ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: bully, worm, underdog, parents and children, coming of age, family, couples, friends, contests and competitions, couple relations, friendship, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, when the parents are away, adventure, holiday, family, mischievous children, young heroes, danger, home alone, home invasion, trap, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, florida, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: holiday, lake, rivalry, family, pregnancy, mischievous children, parents and children, father, siblings relations, eccentric family, teenage life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 25K
Problem Child (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ben Healy (John Ritter) and his social climbing wife Flo adopt Junior a fun-loving seven year old. But they soon discover he's a little monster as he turns a camping trip, a birthday party and even a baseball game into comic nightmares. But is ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, kidnapping, troublemaker, orphanage, friends, parents and children, best friends, friendship, chase, runaway ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: children, family, adoption, couple relations, single parent, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, love and romance, marriage, parenthood, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.7
 464
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, jewish, mischievous children, switching roles, family, youth, disorder, follow your dream, parents and children, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: humorous, fairy tale, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, holiday, redemption, social misfits, kids and family, disorder, monster, fish out of water, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, single parent, prank, parents and children, family problems, family relations, family, parenthood, suburbs, childhood, dysfunctional family, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, magic, toy, christmas party, son, santa claus, holiday, family, prank, parents and children, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, fall in love, prince, love and romance, unlikely couple, holiday, life turned upside down, servant, family, estate, maid, butler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, family life, family relations, love and romance, single parent, couple relations, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.4
 627
Grand Champion (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 'Grand Champion' weaves the tale of a spunky young boy named Buddy and his prize-winning calf, Hokey, as they climb from the underdog position and up through the ranks of several Texas stock shows to ultimately win the coveted title of ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, underdog, young heroes, small town, contests and competitions, rise to the top, human spirit, friendship, family life, hopes, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, christian film
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christian, siblings relations, family, family relations, tradition, christmas party, beard, child, christmas movie, christmas season, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, road movie, idiotic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, on the road, desert, college, holiday, family, race against time, buddies, comedy of errors, adventure, hidden identity, misfit partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new york, iowa, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, school, parents and children, one day, bad luck, down on your luck, nothing goes right, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friends, uninhibited rivalry, high school, family, rivalry, family relations, goofy hero, friendship, parents and children, high school life, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 557
Snowmen (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young friends find adventure and purpose in their attempts to set a Guinness World Record. Set in a wintry mountain town, the unpopular trio pursues fame through a series of schemes and stunts that eventually imperil their own lives. Along the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: caretaker, bully, coming of age, young heroes, obsessive quest, family, small town, human spirit, friendship, child illness, ambition, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%