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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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, friendship, orphan, pets, christmas, adventure, save the day, young heroes, youth, memory loss, disorder, animal life, orphanage, dog actor, best friends, family, heroes, friends, animals, dancing, magic, talking animals, christmas movie, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family, friends, disorder, adventure, friendship, family relations and youth mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Search for Santa Paws: Santa Buddies (2009), Snow Buddies (2008), Spooky Buddies (2011), Treasure Buddies (2012), Space Buddies (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, sweet, light, fairy tale, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, dog, santa claus, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, christmas movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, family relations, friends, stowaway, disorder, youth, family, family gatherings, animal life ...
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, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: golden retriever, friendship, pets, against the odds, getting home, adventure, dog sled, contests and competitions, escapades, animal life, husky dog, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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: humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog movie, dog, buddies, legend, disorder, escapades, supernatural, youth, imaginary, family, friendship, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, adventure, rescue, heroes, getting home, best friends, youth, pets, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, pets, santa claus, escapades, best friends, hopes, family, chases and races, adventure, save the day, race against time, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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, adventure, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, rivalry, youth, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, moon, rescue, outer space, family life, space travel, survival, space and aliens, adventure, partners, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, escapades, save the day, obsessive quest, pets, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, dog movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, adventure, buddies, partners, friendship, youth, danger, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, danger, youth, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Christmoose Story (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
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Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: santa claus, christmas, memory loss, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, saving christmas, family, elf, wish come true, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, exciting, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, adventure, healing power, family, friendship, young heroes, youth, danger, teenage life, pets, father son relationship, ocean ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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
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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 ...
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27%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
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Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, family life, mischievous children, pets, youth, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, friends ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, escapades, friendship, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, secret, magic, police, nun, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ 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, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pets, dog, train travel, train ride, rescue, friendship, adventure, dog movie, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, little girl ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, scotland, england, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Schluufy's birthday, and the Oogieloves (Goobie, Zoozie and Toofie), along with their friends J. Edgar, Windy Window and Ruffy, are organizing a party. (Shh! It's a secret.) Everything is going along just perfectly until J. Edgar ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, twists and turns, light ...
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friends, escapades, disorder, friendship, family, youth, puppet, balloon, birthday, adventure hero, target ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the joker Tommy Tricker plays some practical jokes on some of his friends, his best friend Ralph, a stamp collector, discovers the secret of "stamp travel" to make him travel around the world on a stamp to bring back the mysterious ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family relations, miniaturization, part animation, imaginary, rivalry, mischievous children, orphan, good versus evil, heroes, adventure, family ...
Place: australia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%