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 feel good, sentimental, touching and semi serious films with plots about christmas, holiday, christmas movie, ghost, christmas tree, christmas eve and hopes 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, ghost, redemption, compassion
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: feel good, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, regret, redemption, holiday, christmas, miser, supernatural, charity, misfit, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, future, 1800s, victorian era ...
Place: london, turkey
⇓ 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, ghost, father son relationship, past, journey, angel, surrealism
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, christmas, change of heart, time travel, ghost, miser, regret, one night, christmas movie, boy, puppy, church ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, obnoxious boss, coldhearted, righting the wronged, power relations, reform, bittersweet, hopes, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
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, newspaper, medical examination, brother, photographer, competition, emergency room
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, ...
Plot: christmas, life, rescue, christmas eve, saving a life, christmas tree, help
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
47%
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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, christian, adoption, care
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: 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, romantic, sincere
Plot: christmas, christmas calendar, friendship, gift, holiday, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, magic, female photographer, interracial romance, christmas present, christmas movie, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, self discovery, reconciliation, reform, miser, family, hopes, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: post apocalypse, redemption, loss of son, nephew, anti war, butler, post apocalyptic, ship, world war one, ghost, internment camp, charles dickens ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, toys, holiday, christmas eve, child custody, family, adventure, christmas party, magic, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mazes and Monsters (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This film was the pinnacle of anti-D&D fearmongering. Bound together by a desire to play "Mazes and Monsters," Robbie and his four college classmates decide to move the board game into the local cavern. Robbie loses his mind, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, mentally unstable, role playing, college life, danger, youth, adventure, mentally challenged, disappearance, hearing voices, police, celibacy ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family, hopes, couple relations, destiny, self discovery, family problems, family relations, couples, estate ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: feel good, sentimental, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, holiday, road not taken, self discovery, human spirit, introspection, ghost, hopes, redemption, family relations, supernatural, disorder ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mr. Miracle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Heavenly angel Harry Mills is sent to Earth on a trial assignment to intervene in the life of a woman who needs help getting her life on track after the death of her father. With a deadline of Christmas day, he attempts to help her heal in order to ...
Plot: angel, christmas, holiday season, teacher, christmas season, talking to a dog, english teacher, christmas movie, guardian angel, kiss, ex girlfriend, assignment ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: transformation, atheist, greed, church, separation, christmas, united states of america
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 88K
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, power relations, hopes, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 60s, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 987
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, sentimental, touching
Plot: angel, second chance, marriage, christmas, love and romance, death of wife, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, yoga
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 514
Paper Angels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, party, public humiliation, father figure, abuse, locker room, gift, teenager, basketball game, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ 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: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, homelessness, family gatherings, reunion, parents and children, family, hopes, family problems, family relations, estrangement, christmas present, christmas eve ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 562
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, female protagonist, book editor, christmas carol, christmas tree, small town, public humiliation, christmas eve, christmas present, kissing, santa claus, self doubt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: christmas tree, father son relationship, wolf, radiation, christmas, cancer
⇓ 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: light, feel good, sincere, humorous
Plot: christmas, happy ending, hotel, family, love, friendship, romance, society, business, youth, rivalry, elf ...
⇓ 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: sentimental, feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, small town, christmas, family, starting over, hopes, misfit, supernatural, old west, small town life, disorder, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, cynicism, christmas season, christmas movie, court hearing, single mother, intergenerational friendship, santa claus suit, calling parent by first name, bearded man ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Bramble House Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While settling his father’s estate, Finn Conrad becomes suspicious as to why the man left a nurse $50,000. His dad knew her for less than two months before he died. Just before Christmas, Finn wants what to reclaim what he considers his family’s ...
Style: sweet, romantic, disturbing, touching, captivating
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, sick child, happy ending, mother son relationship, false identity, single mother, love, hopes, follow your dream, opposites attract, medical experiment, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Magic (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Carrie Bishop (Booth) lives for her successful career as an event planner in New York City, but her life changes in an instant after a nasty car accident in a snowstorm. Carrie suffers head trauma and regains consciousness in Central Park with an ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: restaurant, event planner, social relations, win over, friendship, supernatural ability, hopes, wizards and magicians, christmas, friends, last wish, diner ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%