Movies like How the Toys Saved Christmas

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How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)
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How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996)
Original name: La freccia azzurra
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Santa's helper La Befana falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Scarafoni to help deliver all the toys. No one but the toys knows is that Scarafoni plans to auction off the toys to the highest bidder, which means the toys won't make it to the children who have been good all year and deserve them. The toys decide to deliver themselves, and the story follows them as they struggle to avoid the heartless Scarafoni and to find their true homes.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, parallel world, youth, revolution, family, heroes, family relations, orphan, family life, danger, imaginary, mischievous children, escapades, disorder, rivalry, daring rescue, christmas, dog, village, magic, fantasy world, snow, children, train ...
Time: 20th century

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Most similar movies to How the Toys Saved Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and exciting films with plots about family, escapades, heroes, adventure, danger, youth and rivalry mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like How the Toys Saved Christmas: The Magic Roundabout (2005), The BFG (1989), Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005), Kirikou and the Men and Women (2012), Return to Never Land (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, Ireland, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, heroic mission, adventurer, disorder, young heroes, rescue, mischievous children, rivalry, best friends, escapades, danger ...
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The BFG (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities. She is soon put at ease, as she learns that BFG's job is to collect, catalog and deliver pleasant ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, 2d animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, good versus evil, dream, orphanage, friends, disorder, heroes, escapades, imaginary, mischievous children, adventure, family ...
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Kirikou and the Wild Beasts (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film is a sub-story to Kirikou and the Sorceress rather than a straight sequel. The movie is set while Kirikou is still a child and Karaba is still a sorceress. Like Princes et princesses and Les Contes de la nuit, it is an anthology film ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, youth, young heroes, rivalry, danger, village, animal life, imaginary, legends and myths, cooking and food, village life, social relations ...
Place: africa
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61%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, friendship, adventure, imaginary, rescue, family relations, danger, good versus evil, princess, heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
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60%
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Kirikou and the Men and Women (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The grandfather welcomes us into his blue grotto, there was still beautiful memories of childhood to tell Kirikou: the times when he helped the men and women of his village and elsewhere ... He tells us how Kirikou, thanks to his bravery and ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, danger, young heroes, village, escapades, rivalry, wise man, family, heroes, supernatural, social relations ...
Place: africa
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60%
The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This emmy award winner for Best Animated Special is based on the first tale of C.S. Lewis' acclaimed children's books, "The Chronicles of Narnia." When four children pass through a special wardrobe closet, they discover the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: betrayal, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, parallel world, child in peril, righting the wronged, wizards and magicians, adventure, hopes ...
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60%
Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, mischievous children, disorder, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, danger, imaginary, youth ...
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60%
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: rivalry, save the world, heroes, escapades, family, imaginary, good versus evil, rescue, mischievous children, pirate, danger, disorder ...
Time: 20th century
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60%
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Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, pirate, heroes, kidnapping, friendship, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: london, england
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59%
Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, youth, daring rescue, save the day, good versus evil, escapades, family, rivalry, danger ...
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58%
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Drawn from elements of West African folk tales, it depicts how a newborn boy, Kirikou, saves his village from the evil witch Karaba.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: village, family relations, family, good versus evil, adventure, childbirth, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, imaginary, young heroes, danger, daring rescue ...
Place: africa, tokyo, england, california
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Impy's Island (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Impy's Island (German: Urmel aus dem Eis) is a 2006 German computer-animated feature film based on the children's novel Urmal from the Ice Age by Max Kruse. On a magical tropical island, a fun-loving group of misfit animals and people make ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: parallel world, adventure, family, imaginary, iceberg, animal life, misfit, escapades, island, friends, family relations, danger ...
Time: prehistory
Place: germany
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57%
Babes in Toyland (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.
Style: fairy tale, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: factory, escapades, imaginary, young heroes, heroes, danger, rivalry, show tunes, disorder, friends, daring rescue, youth ...
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Happily N'Ever After 2 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Fairy tales collide when Mambo and Munk tip the scales of good and evil once again.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, exciting, parody
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, friendship, daring rescue, love and romance, youth, danger, rivalry, hopes, rescue ...
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Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, witch, bat, curses spells and rituals, disorder, friends, rescue, mischievous children, heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, wedding, mischievous children, danger, escapades, santa claus, family, imaginary, rescue, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
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Legends of Valhalla: Thor (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Iceland, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants
Style: semi serious, exciting, feel good, entertaining
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroes, superhuman powers, good versus evil, danger, escapades, youth, disorder, rivalry, viking ...
Place: norway
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55%
The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Each night, like every other child in the world, Miko goes to Dreamland thanks to magic sand dispersed by the Sandman. But one night, the evil dream Habumar steals the Sand of Dreams and takes control of Dreamland. The Sandman and his faithful sheep ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the day, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, family, imaginary, youth, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
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Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When his Granny comes down with a mysterious ailment, Franklin and his friends must search for the treasure of Turtle Lake. This is said to be a talisman that can cure the illness.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: turtle, adventurer, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, adventure, orphan, youth, danger, escapades, family relations, disorder ...
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Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, adventure, imaginary, family relations, friends, disorder, siblings relations, young heroes, danger ...
Time: 2000s
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Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, family, imaginary, master villain, daring rescue, escapades, good versus evil, heroes, mischievous children, rivalry, young heroes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Here Come the Littles (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Henry's parents are lost in Africa, so he must live with his greedy and heartless Uncle Augustus. In the crevices of the house live the "Littles" kind, elf-like creatures. August enslaves Henry and wants to tear down his house to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, adventure, mischievous children, danger, family, family life, environmentalism, animal life, disorder, youth, orphan, escapades ...
Place: africa
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Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When the Boogey Man causes Grim to lose his powers, rank, and title in the Underworld Court for misusing his powers, he plots to seek out Horror's Hand and take over the world. It's up to Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim to get to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, rivalry, escapades, family, danger, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, imaginary, ocean, superhuman powers ...
Place: caribbean
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52%
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The Snow Queen 2: Refreeze (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the trolls' victory over the Snow Queen, Orm claims that he is destined to marry the princess and inherit great power.
Style: fairy tale, 3d animation, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kingdom, good versus evil, princess, destiny, heroes, adventurer, adventure, daring rescue, imaginary, family, rivalry, danger ...
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The Nutcracker and The Mouseking (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, Croatia, UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The fairytale story revolves around a young prince who - along with his entourage - is turned into a nutcracker through his own ungrateful and selfish behaviour, and awaits a kindly soul who'll release him from the spell. The mouse-king seeks ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, wish come true, rescue, mischievous children, young heroes, child as adult, escapades, friendship, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia
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Yona Yona Penguin (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rintaro directs a tale of three children who visit a land of wonder. This is the first "3D anime" that Madhouse has produced. Oh, and there are penguins.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, save the day, adventure, friendship, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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SlugTerra: Return of the Elementals (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A new member has joined Eli and the Shane Gang! Junjie, once the protector of the Eastern Caverns, is a master of the slugslinging art of Slug Fu! But even with the power of five slingers, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, friends, youth, heroes, family, imaginary, escapades, danger, battles, supernatural ...
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Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: exciting, touching, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, imaginary, family, adventure, escapades, mischievous children, wizards and magicians, friends, family relations, disorder, young heroes, hopes ...
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The Proud Family Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation where a mad scientist captures them, refusing to let them go because Oscar won't reveal his on of his secret Proud Snacks formulas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, adventure, mischievous children, family in danger, youth, danger, family relations, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
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50%
Pippi Longstocking (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Sweden, Germany, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Pippi is a little girl who lives in her house with her horse and her monkey, while her father is sailing the seas.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, village life, imaginary kingdom, child in peril, pets, rescue, coming of age, heroes, treasure hunt, vengeance, village ...
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