Movies like The Search for Santa Paws

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The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
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The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, The Search For Santa Paws. When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it's up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn, her new friend Will and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, pets, friendship, adventure, youth, animal life, orphan, save the day, young heroes, memory loss, disorder, disney, orphanage, dog actor, child, heroes, family, friends, best friends, animals, dancing, magic, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Search for Santa Paws

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, youth, family relations, friends, disorder, adventure and friendship mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Search for Santa Paws: Santa Buddies (2009), Snow Buddies (2008), Spooky Buddies (2011), Space Buddies (2009), Treasure Buddies (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, christmas, santa claus, adventure, save the day, holiday, hopes, owner dog relationship, disney, happy ending, pets, christmas present ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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100%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, family gatherings, pets, youth, family, disorder, stowaway, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, pets, dog, getting home, animal life, against the odds, husky dog, dog sled, adventure, family, escapades, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: not serious, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, youth, halloween, buddies, legend, escapades, disorder, supernatural, family, disney, magic, warlock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, dog, pets, escapades, best friends, holiday, misfit partners, rescue, hopes, partners, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, outer space, moon, rescue, family life, space travel, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
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100%
Aussie and Ted's Great Adventure (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aussie, a lovable Australian mutt, embarks on a mission to return his young owner's missing Teddy Bear.
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, talking dog, teddy bear, friendship, heroes, rescue, adventure, getting home, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, family, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, save the day, friendship, holiday, family, family relations, disorder, memory loss, family life, winter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, escapades, save the day, pets, obsessive quest, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer, christmas movie
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, fairy tale, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, adventure, family, youth, escapades, mischievous children, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, reindeer, santa claus, mischievous children, youth, young heroes, child as adult, fish out of water, mistaken identity, orphan, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, orphan, apprentice, friendship, toys, village, young heroes, selflessness, winter, holiday, secret ...
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Shiloh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An abused beagle runs away from his owner. On the road, he meets young Marty Preston and follows him home. The boy immediately forms a bond with the dog and names him Shiloh. His stern father won't let him keep the dog because it belongs to ...
Style: touching, feel good, emotional, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sincere, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, memory loss, save the day, family relations, family life, parents and children, wish come true, saving christmas, youth, amnesia, heroes ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, feel good, melancholic, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, adventure, youth, family, healing power, pets, ocean, coming of age, young heroes, friendship, teenage life, children ...
Time: 80s, 60s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, emotional, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror and ends up with amnesia. Now it's up to Sandy to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, dog, youth, pets, family relations, disorder, crimes, parents and children, father son relationship, holiday, save the day, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, disney, reindeer, family, deception, christmas eve, north pole, fantasy world, disorder, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, getting home, youth, boy dog relationship, animals, animal life, christmas ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
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26%
Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: golden retriever, dog, baseball, sport team, youth, underdog, contests and competitions, disorder, family relations, sport, family, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, nun ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Snow (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, fish out of water, fall in love, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, reindeer, love and romance, hidden identity, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Napoleon (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, golden retriever, balloon, family relations, misfit, rescue, youth, best friends, partners, heroes, getting home ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, friendship, escapades, magic, young heroes, adventure, secret, youth, police, boy, cruelty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%