Movies like Ebbie

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Ebbie (1995)
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Ebbie (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.
Plot: christmas, ghost, death, marketing, scrooge, sister, switching roles

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Most similar movies to Ebbie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sentimental, feel good, touching and semi serious films with plots about christmas, holiday, ghost, christmas movie, christmas eve, family and christmas season mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Ebbie: A Christmas Carol (1977), A Christmas Carol (1999), Last Christmas (1999), Ms. Scrooge (1997), An American Christmas Carol (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips would be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly in his heart" So spoke the immortal words of Christmas’ most famous miser, ...
Plot: christmas, scrooge, holiday, compassion, ghost, redemption
Time: victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, victorian england, regret, redemption, holiday, christmas, miser, supernatural, charity, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era, future
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Christmas (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young boy's dream of finding his dead father comes true when his father visits him as an angel. But things turn sour when he discovers that his father was not the hero he imagined him to be.
Plot: christmas, family relations, past, angel, ghost, journey, surrealism, father son relationship
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, miser, christmas, change of heart, ghost, time travel, boy, regret, job promotion, african american woman, aunt nephew relationship, female ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, road not taken, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, supernatural, hopes, family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Finding John Christmas (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a photojournalist (David Cubitt) photographs a mysterious stranger performing an act of bravery, the act quickly becomes headline news and the town dubs the stranger "John Christmas". After seeing the photo, Kathleen McAllister ...
Plot: christmas, photographer, newspaper, emergency room, competition, brother, medical examination
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast members were not officially released). In Rod Serling's update of ...
Plot: christmas, post apocalypse, anti war, nephew, ruins, charles dickens, concentration camp, un, uncle nephew relationship, world war one, loss of son, christmas eve ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Salted Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Faith Filled Christmas" (formerly Salted Christmas), produced by Manifest Pictures, is a faith-based, comedy film centering around one family and their desire to replicate the example of Jesus as they celebrate the Christmas season. The ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christmas, care, christian, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, miser, holiday, scrooge, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, family, unfulfillment, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 70s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On her first holiday without her father, Zoey attempts to create a magical Christmas for her family just like the ones Mitch used to do.
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, healing
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, romantic, touching
Plot: christmas, saving a life, rescue, christmas eve, love affair, unlikely partners, happy ending, kindness, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, love and romance ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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 ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sweet
Plot: christmas, love, miraculous event, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, death of wife, widower, christmas eve, christmas season, loss of loved one, afterlife, christmas movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gawain and the Green Knight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One Christmas, a knight garbed all in green appears in King Arthur's Court and challenges any knight to hew off his head on the proviso that he be allowed to return the axe stroke afterwards. All of King Arthur's other knights being ...
Plot: king arthur, knight, christmas, arthurian legend, sword and sorcery
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, introspection, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, hopes, disorder, family relations ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Christmas Wife (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Christmas Wife is a made-for-cable television drama based on a story by Helen Norris. An aging and recent widower, not wanting to spend his first Christmas alone, responds to an ad in the newspaper which reads: "You are not alone. We make ...
Plot: christmas, secret, loneliness, old woman, widower, christmas present, old man, weekend, companion, christmas dinner, married woman, music box ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Santa's Summer House (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dense fog falls over Southern California, sending a group of discontent vacationers to a mysterious island occupied by a jolly old soul whose Christmas magic works all year round. Before this trip is over, each of the weary travelers learn to see ...
Plot: christmas, house, jacuzzi
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, child custody, christmas eve, toys, holiday, family, adventure, christmas party, magic, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family problems, estate, couples, family relations, hopes, family, self discovery, destiny, couple relations ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Time of Her Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two ghosts, separated by time, who have roamed the grounds of a historic English mansion, searching for each other are brought together by Ally (LAURA PENNEYCARD), a photography student who is experiencing dreams she can't explain and Emmett ...
Plot: ghost, time travel, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Scrooge and Marley (2001)
Genre: Musical, Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Ebenezer Scrooge is back in a made-for-TV film produced by Coral Ridge Ministries. The ill-tempered miser is played by skilled Christian actor Dean Jones, widely acclaimed for his acting ability in St. John in Exile and well-known for many Disney ...
Style: surreal
Plot: christmas, transformation, church, separation, atheist, greed
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.
Style: light, sweet, captivating, disturbing, romantic ...
Plot: christmas, dating, christmas present, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, holiday, gift, love affair, predicting the future, changing lives, lifestyle change, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Hobo's Christmas (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hobo played by Barnard Hughes decides it's time to go home. Drifting from place to place, Hughes finds himself in his hometown of Salt Lake City at Christmas time. Here he hopes to close old wounds and be reunited with his unforgiving son ...
Style: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, homelessness, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, hopes, family, homeless man, homeless, cooking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, dark fantasy
Plot: christmas eve, scrooge, ghost, miser, employer employee relationship, spirit, greed, poor family, christmas, introspection, family relations, family secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1840s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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If You Believe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that defined her childhood persona. On the verge of losing her job ...
Plot: christmas, book editor, christmas eve, santa claus, self doubt, christmas present, public humiliation, small town, loss of job, female protagonist, kissing, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Christmas Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French-American millionaire (William Holden), his girlfriend (Virna Lisi) and his war buddy (Andre Bourvil) try to grant his dying son's every wish.
Plot: wolf, father son relationship, christmas, cancer, radiation, christmas tree
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: angel, death of wife, second chance, marriage, christmas, love and romance, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, african american, literary agent, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: christmas, hotel, family, friendship, love, happy ending, society, romance, business, rivalry, youth, santa claus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Ebenezer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ghost, christmas, family life, boss and employee, old west, redemption, fish out of water, small town life, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
Plot: christmas, santa claus, mother daughter relationship, medical malpractice, christmas season, department store, court hearing, attorney, courtroom, cynicism, old man, single parent ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%