Movies like A Different Kind of Christmas

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A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)
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A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much more intensely... which meant that he turned his home into a kind of year-round Santa Claus castle where children of all ages could come to see the wonderful presents and no child ever left without a gift.
Plot: christmas, family relations, father daughter relationship, santa claus suit

Most similar movies to A Different Kind of Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and realistic films with plots about family relations, christmas, father daughter relationship, love and romance, romance, couples and parents and children mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like A Different Kind of Christmas: Christmas Reservations (2019), Irreconcilable Differences (1984), Holiday Date (2019), Four Christmases (2008), Angel in the Family (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Reservations (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Christmas at the Treeline Ski Resort, where Holly is the event coordinator at her family lodge. She plans every event and keeps all the guests happy. But when her college sweetheart, now widowed with two children, checks in, Holly ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, romantic, light, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, love story, male female relationship, christmas movie, happy ending, starting over, second chance, christmas eve, hotel receptionist, ski resort, hotel ...
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95%
Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alternating between the past and the present, a precocious little girl sues her selfish, career-driven parents for emancipation, surprising them both.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, womanizer, hollywood, dysfunctional family, self discovery, custody, family relations, love affair, introspection, family in crisis, courtroom drama, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, africa, middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Holiday Date (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Brooke’s boyfriend, Ethan, breaks up with her just before the holidays, she agrees to go home with Joel, an actor who will pose as her boyfriend.
Style: touching, light, captivating, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, actor, christmas, aunt niece relationship, parents daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love affair, male female relationship, love, couple relations, sexual relations, family relations ...
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, in-laws, nothing goes right, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sarah Bishop and her estranged sister Beth are reunited after their father Buddy suffers a mild stroke. Buddy, who's never accepted the loss of his wife Lorraine, wants only one thing-to return home for Christmas. With sweet memories of a life ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, love, miraculous event, sister sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, family life, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, friendship, society, adventure, unfulfillment, eccentric family, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
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72%
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian, lesbian interest, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Christmas Inheritance (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To inherit her father's company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating
Plot: true love, inheritance, christmas, father daughter relationship, broken engagement, fish out of water, ice sculpture, snowstorm, christmas card, acrobatics, marine, christmas lights ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, doctor, christmas, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town life, romance, boyfriend, hospital bed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: semi serious, cynical, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, reunion, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, serial killer, love and romance, romance, mentally challenged, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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69%
Merry Kissmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unwinding her relationship from a controlling choreographer, Kayla happens to take an elevator ride with lonesome caterer “Dustin”. The lift stalls, and spontaneously, magical kisses follow. Soon the choreographer makes nice, and Dustin ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, sincere, feel good
Plot: christmas, marriage proposal, love and romance, couples, encounter, family relations, forced kiss, santa claus, bracelet, cooking, pizza, photograph ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, eccentric family, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Mistletoe Inn (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When aspiring romance novelist Kim Rossi is unceremoniously dumped by her soon-to-be-published romance novelist boyfriend, Kim takes stock and decides to take a leap. She signs up for a romance writing retreat at a quaint Vermont Inn shortly before ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, conference, aspiring writer, happy ending, follow your dream, female writer, romance, rise to the top, artistic, stubbornness, fall in love, father daughter relationship ...
Place: new york
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62%
Parker's Anchor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Krystal Parker's life fell apart when she discovered she couldn't have children. Everything she knew was gone, - but Letting Go Is Just The Beginning.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, adoption, family relations, humanitarian, infertility
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
That Time of Year (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film is about how to survive a Christmas eve with siblings, spouses, children, grandmothers and…dogs!
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, wine, inheritance, christmas eve, family relations, teenage daughter, writers, sermon, drunkenness, sister sister relationship, cooking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Christmas Pen Pals (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following an unexpected breakup weeks before Christmas, Hannah, tech wiz and creator of the dating app, Perfect One, heads home for the holidays, challenged to save her failing business by re-conceiving a new romantic dating model. Upon her return ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, high school sweetheart, holiday, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, christmas eve, christmas movie, happy ending, homecoming, small town, father daughter relationship, letter writing, love and romance ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Family Treasure (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A US mother goes to the USSR, just before its dissolution, to find the priceless Fabergé egg that the Russian Tsar left to her peasant father 70 years ago when the Russian Revolution hit, but the egg got lost in the commotion.
Plot: treasure, family relations, father daughter relationship, kgb
Place: russia
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53%
This Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are ...
Style: sweet, light, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, christmas movie, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, family problems, human nature, redemption, family life, parents and children, reunion, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, new york, los angeles ...
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50%
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Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, romantic, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hopes, against the odds, looking for love, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas, self discovery, redemption, couples, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Oranges (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man's (Hugh Laurie) affair with his friend's much-younger daughter (Leighton Meester) throws two neighboring families into turmoil.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, fall in love, family problems, dysfunctional family, family life, romance, love and romance, life turned upside down, friends, infidelity, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christmas Town (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters - of the heart and of family - helping her ...
Style: light, feel good, sincere, entertaining, melancholic ...
Plot: christmas, love, romance, couple relations, fall in love, family relations, hopes, couples, life philosophy, family, friendship, small town ...
Place: boston
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46%
A Golden Christmas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a magical summer together, a nine-year-old boy whispers his heart into the ear of a best friend. With a loyal, golden dog by their side, the boy and girl bury a time capsule of keepsakes then they go their separate ways. Years later, looking ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, christmas, animal life, getting home, family, starting over, pets, sister sister relationship, parent grown child relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Deliver by Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Bakery owner Molly meets Josh, a widower who recently moved to town with his young son, but she is also charmed by a mysterious client whom she’s never met in person and she doesn’t realize that they’re the same man.
Style: sweet, sentimental, light, romantic, inspirational
Plot: widower, bakery, single father, christmas, happy ending, christmas season, christmas movie, love and romance, father daughter relationship, chef, hopes, christmas party ...
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45%
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Tortilla Soup (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, eccentric family, family life, looking for love, relationship vs career, parents and children, sister sister relationship, family relations, retirement, widower, eccentricity, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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44%
Comfort and Joy (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High-powered single-woman Jane Berry is focused on the important things in life, such as advancing her career and spending a bundle on fashionable shoes. But then a car accident on Christmas Eve changes her forever: Jane wakes up after the crash to ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: memory loss, starting over, looking for love, single parent, couples, romance, fall in love, rescue, road not taken, family relations, workplace, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
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42%
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Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, family relations, starting over, family life, love and romance, death in childbirth, family problems, workaholic, bittersweet, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, disorder, coma, love affair, new year's eve, sibling relationship, mistaken identity, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
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41%
A Firehouse Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, life appears to be good for Tom, an ex-Olympic hockey star, and his girlfriend, Jenny, a firefighter -- at least until Mary, a former Olympic figure skater, Tom's soon-to-be ex-wife and the author of a book of tips ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, humorous, entertaining
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, firefighter, family, parents and children, family problems, ex husband ex wife relationship, new love, second chance, christmas eve, starting over, writers ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, homecoming, siblings relations, family in crisis, couple relations, couples, priest, winter, christmas dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: humorous, realistic, contemplative, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, introspection, family life, couples, romance, love and romance, hopes, alienation, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%