Movies like In Search of Santa

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In Search of Santa (2004)
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In Search of Santa (2004)
Genre: Family, Animation
Country: USA, Canada, China
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a sleigh bell mysteriously falls from the sky, pure-hearted Princess Crystal is determined to prove it came from one of Santa's reindeer.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventurer, hidden identity, imaginary kingdom, danger, escapades, fish out of water, princess, santa claus, pirate, computer animation, christmas, family, friends, family relations, family life, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, imaginary, forces of nature, disorder, ship, arctic, castle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south pole

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Most similar movies to In Search of Santa

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and light films with plots about escapades, family, friends, imaginary, friendship, danger and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like In Search of Santa: Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007), Impy's Island (2006), Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2011), Laura's Star (2004), Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While villain Grizzle plots against the Care Bears, it is up to Oopsy Bear to come to their rescue.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, friendship, escapades, young heroes, danger, good versus evil, heroes, rivalry, rescue, family ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s
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95%
 5.0
 637
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, parallel world, family, babies and infants, family relations, heroes, family life, iceberg, island, escapades, animal life, friends ...
Time: prehistory
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Surf's up for Barbie as she returns as Merliah, the fun and fashionable surfing champion who's also a magical mermaid princess! In this exciting sea-quel, Merliah makes a splash when she heads to Australia for the ultimate surfing ...
Style: light, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, barbie, imaginary kingdom, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, save the day, young heroes, adventure, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, good versus evil ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Louis & Luca and the Snow Machine (2013)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The small town of Pinchcliffe is experiencing a great lack of snow, which is why the inventor Reodor Felgen is asked to create a snow machine. However, things does not go as planned.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, feel good, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friends, friendship, save the day, disorder, inventions and discoveries, imaginary, social relations, escapades, experiment gone awry, family, danger, small town ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus 3-D (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Princess Annika (Barbie) escapes the clutches of the evil wizard, explores the wonders of Cloud Kingdom, and teams up with a magnificent winged horse - who turns out to be her sister, Princess Brietta - to defeat the wizard and break the spells that ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: barbie, good versus evil, adventure, danger, hopes, curses spells and rituals, true love, legends and myths, escapades, love and romance, parallel world, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Wysteria is beaming with pride! Her gardens are in bloom, her little Breezie friends are in town, and it's time for Ponyville's fanciest spring parade, the ultimate celebration of flowers, flowers, flowers! But things don't go ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, animal life, friends, good versus evil, imaginary, partners, rescue, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: obnoxious boss, adventure, misfit, escapades, imaginary, friends, disorder, imaginary kingdom, contests and competitions, family, partners, friendship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Strawberry Shortcake Movie: Sky's the Limit (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A sudden storm leaves Berry Bitty City with a gigantic problem. Strawberry Shortcake and her friends will have to move their whole tiny town unless they find a way to safely remove a huge boulder that threatens everything they hold dear.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, family, best friends, partners, friends, small town, escapades, forces of nature, save the day, love, danger, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Laura's Star (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Laura sees a shooting star falling to earth and finds it in a park, down on the floor and with a broken point. The star is a living being, and Laura takes her home to reattach its point with a band-aid. The little star has special powers and can ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, little girl, escapades, danger, dream, supernatural power, family, youth, babies and infants, misfit, heroes ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old castle needs repairs, it's time to call Bob the Builder! Unfortunately a case of mistaken identity puts Bob's father in charge, resulting in one disaster after another! Meanwhile, tales of Camelot inspire Bob's noble crew ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: family outing, toddlers, kids
Plot: imaginary, family, family relations, friendship, parents and children, partners, workplace, escapades, workplace situations, mistaken identity, friends, disorder ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, santa claus, danger, escapades, friendship, family, imaginary, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Moonbeam Bear and His Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Moonbear and his friends experience funny and exciting adventures in their forest.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, fish out of water, heroes, young heroes, imaginary, youth, getting home, family, disorder, escapades, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: getting home, daring rescue, danger, escapades, animal life, friends, disorder, adventure, imaginary, best friends, family life, heroic mission ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Raining Cats and Frogs (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's a catastrophe! A flood has hit our planet and an unusual group of people are all that remains. Led by Ferdinand, a modern day Noah, this little group have managed to defy the furiously raging elements. People and animals alike are dragged ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: survival, animal life, danger, forces of nature, family life, escapades, family, ship, catastrophe, friends, heroes, cooking and food
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Barbie and the Secret Door (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It's the ultimate fairytale musical! Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa meets Romy and Nori, a mermaid and a ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: friendship, princess, heroes, rivalry, danger, barbie, wizards and magicians, magic, secret, imaginary kingdom, prince, escapades ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Moomins and the Comet Chase (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Finland, UK, Poland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One day Moomintroll wakes to notice that grey dust is covering everything in the Moominvalley. He runs to ask the philosophical Muskrat if he knows what is happening, who advises him that things tend to look like this before an awful fate coming ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the world, friendship, adventurer, parents and children, danger, family life, escapades, young heroes, adventure, best friends, family, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, wish come true, imaginary, rescue, danger, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, child as adult, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.
Style: feel good, exciting, light, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, north pole, holiday, adventure, horse, christmas movie, escapades, good versus evil, friendship, save the day ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Yogi the Easter Bear (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Ranger Smith arranges a truckload of candy for the Park’s Easter celebaration, and Yogi helps himself to the entire truck. To fix things, Boo Boo and Yogi set off to find the real Easter Bunny Having found that Easter Bunny has been kidnapped, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, disorder, buddies, escapades, family, animal life, easter bunny, cartoon bear, criminal, park ranger, national park ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 9K
Foodfight! (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dex, a superdog sleuth, is the law of the land when the world's most recognized brands take on the forces of evil and the devilish Brand X.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: computer animation, supermarket, partners, disorder, misfit, escapades, rivalry, food, fight, family, store, cooking and food ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Barbie of Swan Lake (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Barbie as Odette, the young daughter of a baker, follows a unicorn into the Enchanted Forest and is transformed into a swan by an evil wizard intent on defeating the Fairy Queen.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, unusual plot structure, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: barbie, ballet, unicorn, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, imaginary, rivalry, friends, curses spells and rituals, family, danger, escapades ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, winnie the pooh, imaginary kingdom, rabbit, christmas, tiger, mischievous children, goofy hero, young heroes, escapades, best friends, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Linus and Lucy's younger brother Rerun wants a dog for Christmas, and Snoopy's brother Spike may be the answer.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dog, cartoon dog, family, friendship, disorder, hopes, pets, wish come true, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: A holiday themed animated direct-to-video film starring Academy Award-winners, Tom and Jerry. It uses a good deal of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet The Nutcracker as background music. This film would be the last animated production for Tom and ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, disorder, danger, adventure, partners, uninhibited rivalry, cat versus mouse, cartoon cat, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism, christmas, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, imaginary kingdom, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, disorder, family relations, rescue, escapades, imaginary, youth, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, friends, disorder, family relations, siblings relations, escapades, pirate ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Elina, heroine of the Fairytopia films tells her friend Bibble the story of Flutterfield, a faraway kingdom populated by fairies with butterfly wings. Henna, the evil butterfly fairy has poisoned the queen of Flutterfield in an attempt to take over ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: barbie, danger, supernatural ability, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, good versus evil, save the kingdom, curses spells and rituals, parallel world, fairy, antidote ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 2K
Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, time travel, christmas, north pole, reindeer, save the day, adventure, fish out of water, danger, escapades, disorder, elf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Laura's Star and the Mysterious Dragon Nian (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, China
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Laura's star and the mysterious dragon Nian.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, youth, imaginary, family, friends, fish out of water, miraculous event, brother sister relationship, rescue, star, boy, sister ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Miser Brothers' Christmas is a sequel to the classic 1974 television special The Year Without a Santa Claus. The stop-motion animated special, produced by Warner Brothers Television Animation (owners of the post-1973 Rankin/Bass animated ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, save the day, family relations, good versus evil, family, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, miser, elf, sibling relationship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%