Movies like Deck the Halls

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Deck the Halls (2006)
 4.9
 20K
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, clever, realistic, semi serious, ridiculous ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, neighbor, small town, rivalry, couple relations, parents and children, social relations, suburbs, ambition, feud, family, dream, christmas lights, unlikely friendships, teenage life, youth, friendship, friends, family relations, love and romance, society, couples, small town life, suburban life ...
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, realistic and semi serious films with plots about family, family relations, youth, parents and children, disorder, chase and mentor mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Deck the Halls: Home Alone (1990), Christmas with the Kranks (2004), Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), A Christmas Story (1983), A Christmas Story 2 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.5
 402K
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, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, danger, neighbor, crime gone awry, vacation, precocious child, young heroes, child protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, america, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois ...
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100%
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 ...
Plot: family, christmas eve, suburban life, christmas party, christmas, holiday, disorder, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, nothing goes right, siblings relations, prank, children, chaos, husband wife relationship, new job, aspiring actor, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, manhattan new york city, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, bully, small town, obsession, chinese restaurant, snow, essay, love and romance, family, toys ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: uplifting, realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: americana, friendship, family, mischievous children, parents and children, eccentric family, disorder, family life, teenage life, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toy, family, family life, parents and children, christmas party, goofy hero, nothing goes right, fish out of water, family relations, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, contests and competitions, family, disorder, eccentric family, youth, family relations, nothing goes right, love and romance, parents and children, father son relationship, family feud ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, goofy hero, nothing goes right, race against time, small town, disorder, family life, family relations, chases and races, parents and children, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 dinner, neighbor, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, yuppie, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 550
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport team, small town, betrayal, resort, ambition, supportive spouse, family relations, power relations, friends, youth, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: underdog, worm, bully, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, family, getting along, contests and competitions, youth, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, suburbs, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mischievous children, family, prank, friendship, nothing goes right, neighbor, runaway, criminal, when the parents are away, parents and children, suburban life, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family problems, family relations, mischievous children, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, male bonding, family life, child as adult, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Life with Mikey (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: precocious child, tv commercial, christmas, talent agent, family, actor's life, cons and scams, mischievous children, artists and showbiz, friendship, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, touching, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, job interview, young heroes, mischievous children, parents and children, friends, bad luck, family relations, school, one day, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, rivalry, lake, teenage life, mischievous children, family, pregnancy, family feud, disorder, elementary school, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, misfit, fish out of water, youth, single parent, twins, disorder, eccentric family, family life, couples, mistaken identity, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, christmas, school play, mischievous children, teachers and students, family, desire for fame, ambition, power relations, social relations, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 7K
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, semi serious, humorous, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: divorce, children, dysfunctional family, basement, family, disorder, family life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, suburban life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: hawaii, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: adoption, children, family life, siblings relations, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, single parent, childhood, marriage, parenthood, family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sequel to the popular British comedy sees a new teacher (David Tennant) take over. When he enters his school in the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition, he and his pregnant wife, and the schoolchildren, embark on an epic road ...
Style: realistic, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, power relations, disorder, couples, pregnancy, youth, rivalry, school, social relations, couple relations, on the road, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 2K
Smile (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital ...
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, offbeat, semi serious ...
Plot: beauty pageant, choreographer, small town, social relations, family relations, mischievous children, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, contests and competitions, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.1
 2K
Best Player (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris Sanders and Quincy are both involved in a video game called "Black Hole", and they both want to win the tournament with a $175,500 prize. Quincy then tries to sabotage Chris, but it all goes wrong, because Chris' mom Tracy ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: parents and children, money raising, lifestyle, friendship, rivalry, teenage life, youth, family, family relations, ambition, thirtysomething life, friends ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 34K
Old Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: camp, best friend, family, family relations, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, brother sister relationship, comic violence, competition, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 476
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, jewish, parents and children, follow your dream, family, switching roles, hopes, disorder, mischievous children, youth, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 636
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, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ambition, buddies, human spirit, animal life, family life, underdog, friendship, rivalry, family relations, friends, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 12K
Summer Rental (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: underdog, on the road, screwball, family vacation, rivalry, disorder, couples, nothing goes right, love and romance, romance, couple relations, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 26K
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, feel good, dark humor, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mischievous children, adoption, disorder, troublemaker, kidnapping, orphanage, parents and children, best friends, friends, chase, runaway, serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: christmas, magic, prank, toy, son, santa claus, christmas party, family, holiday, technology gone awry, family relations, chaos ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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