Movies like Fred Claus

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Fred Claus (2007)
 5.6
 41K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic, exciting, entertaining, ridiculous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, family relations, north pole, family, snow, sibling relationship, imaginary, toys, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, elf, reindeer, dog sled, family life, nothing goes right, sleigh, brother brother relationship, fish out of water, happy ending, farce, loan, dumped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: london, chicago illinois, sydney australia, illinois, tower bridge london

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Most similar movies to Fred Claus

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about christmas, family, family relations, santa claus, disorder, holiday and christmas tree mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Fred Claus: Elf (2003), The Santa Clause 2 (2002), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), The Santa Clause (1994), Ernest Saves Christmas (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.0
 232K
Elf (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, holiday, christmas spirit, elf, santa claus, goofy hero, father son relationship, fish out of water, corporate world, orphan, north pole ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, south pole, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: toys, santa claus, magic, christmas, holiday, prank, christmas party, family, chaos, disorder, mistaken identity, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, whimsical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, village, redemption, holiday, materialism, rescue, family, disorder, social misfits, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 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
Plot: santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, holiday, deception, north pole, family, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, pre-teens, family outing, 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 ⇓
55%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, family relations, save the day, prank, mischievous children, when the parents are away, fish out of water, misfit, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 644
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 2K
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, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, zoo, reindeer, christmas, fish out of water, fall in love, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, disorder, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, family, romance, single parent, christmas, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, breakup, brother brother relationship, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, fish out of water, redemption, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas & Co. (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must ...
Style: light, feel good, semi serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, gift, children, christmas eve, magic, snow, christmas party, rescue, sleigh, toy ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 12K
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
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, village, heroic mission, village life, fish out of water, disorder, against the odds, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, family, suburban life, holiday, christmas party, family gatherings, disorder, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, family life, parents and children, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, latin america, peru, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, couples, disorder, family gatherings, mischievous children, fish out of water, couple relations, single parent, family relations, mistaken identity, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, family life, parents and children, goofy hero, family, small town, disorder, chases and races, race against time, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.3
 17K
Noelle (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: elf, christmas eve, christmas, north pole, santa claus, brother sister relationship, family business, christmas movie, fish out of water, disorder, buddies, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, christmas season, christian, christmas movie, breakdancing, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
Santa Baby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she left behind to take over for her dad and implement her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: homecoming, family gatherings, family life, family business, parents and children, family, disorder, estrangement, legacy, santa claus, father daughter relationship, christmas movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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'Twas the Night (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, dishonesty, on the run, cons and scams, disorder, imaginary, mischievous children, foot chase, uncle nephew relationship, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, parents and children, family life, saving christmas, family, elf, wish come true, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 18K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: human becomes animal, family, dog, human becoming an animal, experiment gone awry, pets, transformation, disorder, parents and children, genetic engineering, family life, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, pets, best friends, escapades, hopes, family, partners, chases and races, save the day, adventure, race against time, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 33K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: snowman, reincarnation, christmas, family, holiday, redemption, family relations, disorder, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family life ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, road not taken, starting over, family relations, disorder, hopes, holiday, talk show host, redemption, hollywood, family, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 527
Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 3K
Get Santa (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, save the day, rescue, parents and children, youth, family, escapades, family relations, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, nostalgia, obsession, small town, family relations, bully, chinese restaurant, snow, little boy, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
 989
Christmas Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas Liza McCann visit her estranged father who strangely lives in a town decked out for the holidays and is full of Christmas spirit. Strange events immediately occur when they arrive challenging everything Liza had once believed ...
Style: light, sweet, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, estrangement, family relations, small town, christmas, love, holiday, romance, lifestyle, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, family, danger, good versus evil, rivalry, supportive spouse, save the day, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, miraculous event, holiday, hopes, friendship, department store, family, couples, friends, youth, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%