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 feel good, light, humorous and entertaining films with plots about family relations, christmas, father daughter relationship, happy ending, holiday, christmas movie and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Different Kind of Christmas: Christmas Reservations (2019), Do I Love You? (2002), Irreconcilable Differences (1984), Four Christmases (2008), Holiday Rush (2019). 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, light, entertaining, humorous, romantic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, father daughter relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, hotel, ski resort, unfulfillment, love story, male female relationship, second chance, hotel receptionist, christmas spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.1
 165
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, lesbian, lesbian interest, riding a bicycle, female director
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dysfunctional family, custody, self discovery, hollywood, womanizer, battle of the sexes, family relations, family in crisis, love affair, fall in love, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: africa, middle east, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: humorous, feel good, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, in-laws, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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A California Christmas: City Lights (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Follows Callie and Joseph one year after they fell in love, now running a dairy farm and winery, but their romance is threatened when business and family obligations call Joseph back to the city.
Style: semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sincere
Plot: christmas, coping, business, in love, romantic relationship, male female relationship, homecoming, love story, love and romance, satire, family problems, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 4.9
 3K
Holiday Rush (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his sudden firing, a popular radio DJ moves in with his aunt, bringing along his four spoiled children, and a plan to return to the airwaves.
Style: entertaining, touching, sincere, feel good
Plot: family relations, riches to rags, family man, happy ending, christmas, hopes, parents and children, society, male female relationship, friends, love and romance, african american family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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: captivating, sincere, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, parents and children, family life, family, friendship, society, adventure, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, strong female presence, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 1K
Holiday Date (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 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: light, captivating, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, christmas, parents daughter relationship, aunt niece relationship, actor, fall in love, lost love, parent child relationship, male female relationship, romantic friendship, father daughter relationship, family dinner ...
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, love and romance, small town, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, small town life, social relations, romance, happiness, parents daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, north america, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: cynical, semi serious, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, media satire, on the road, alien encounter, couples, transvestism, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: light, humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: christmas, marriage proposal, love and romance, encounter, couples, family relations, theater, bellhop, cousin cousin relationship, cooking, pizza, proposal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, high school sweetheart, christmas eve, holiday, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, christmas spirit, love and romance, small town, homecoming, father daughter relationship, happy ending, anonymous letter ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, family values, family relations, secret, brother sister relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Christmas Getaway (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a reservation mix-up at a mountain resort forces a newly-single travel writer to share a cabin with a handsome widower and his precocious daughter over the holidays, their lives are transformed by the magic of Christmas and the unexpected power ...
Style: romantic, sincere, feel good, funny, light
Plot: single father, christmas, father daughter relationship, destiny, tradition, vacation, friendship, journalist, family, disorder, love triangle, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, aspiring writer, conference, happy ending, fall in love, romance, follow your dream, rise to the top, female writer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, stubbornness, literature ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: true love, christmas, inheritance, broken engagement, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, snowstorm, wedding ring, hotel, cell phone, auction, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: humanitarian, adoption, infertility, mother daughter relationship, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 67
Being Venice (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: New Zealand-born, Aussie-based filmmaker Miro Bilbrough follows up her acclaimed shorts with her debut feature - a character study of a troubled young woman named Venice.
Plot: swimming, father daughter relationship, australian, family relations, head injury, female director
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, death, father daughter relationship, family relations, priest, christmas eve, teenage daughter, pregnancy, drunkenness, ex husband ex wife relationship, stress, sermon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Single All the Way (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Desperate to avoid his family’s judgment about his perpetual single status, Peter convinces his best friend Nick to join him for the holidays and pretend that they’re now in a relationship. But when Peter’s mother sets him up on a blind date ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, satirical, gay cinema
Plot: christmas, gay, lgbt, dating, father son relationship, interracial love relationship, holiday, gay relationship, parents and children, relationships, christmas season, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 588
Santa's Boots (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Holly returns home for Christmas expecting the same as any other year, she’s blindsided to learn her family’s department store is on the brink of foreclosure. To keep the business going, Holly fills in as Santa’s Helper and meets the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: christmas, holiday, love interest, family business, uncle nephew relationship, career change, workplace romance, breakup, department store, vacation, new job, christmas eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: kgb, father daughter relationship, treasure, family relations
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Hope at Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sydney Ragsdale, recently divorced, decides to spend Christmas in a house she inherited with her young daughter. As Sydney begins to spend more time at the local bookstore, she meets a teacher, Mac, who also fills in for the town Santa. Mac tries to ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: family holiday, holiday, christmas, bookstore, realtor, romance, love, couples, fall in love, family relations, friendship, dating ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, small town, happy ending, perseverance, escapades, family relations, fall in love, christmas spirit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family business ...
Place: new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 66K
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: romantic, sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: single father, father daughter relationship, death in childbirth, death of wife, family relations, starting over, love and romance, family life, bittersweet, single parent, family problems, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: light, sweet, inspirational, romantic, sentimental
Plot: christmas, widower, single father, bakery, cooking, happy ending, christmas season, father daughter relationship, love and romance, hopes, family relations, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 394
The Groundhogs (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story of a family with numerous members drowned in their sentimental problems.
Plot: christmas, ski resort, topless, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), adulterous husband, male nudity, female nudity, snow, sex, adultery, christmas eve ...
Time: 90s
Place: alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Entertaining Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Candace, daughter of lifestyle mogul Liz Livingstone, has never lived up to her mother’s standards. When a young girl posts a video begging Liz to help arrange a special Christmas party, Candace is sent in her place. As she struggles to prove ...
Style: entertaining, light, funny, romantic, feel good ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, self discovery, life turned upside down, character study, opposites attract, fall in love, breaking the fourth wall, idealism, single father ...
Place: new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Naija Christmas (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Three sons try to make their mother’s dreams come true by bringing home wives for Christmas.
Style: entertaining, captivating, satirical, semi serious
Plot: christmas, parents and children, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship, sibling rivalry, eccentric family, mother and son, brothers, family, satire, competitor, black people ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
This Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 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: light, sweet, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, family problems, human nature, parents and children, family life, redemption, estrangement, interracial relations, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, san francisco, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%