Movies like The Muppet Christmas Carol

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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
 7.7
 46K
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky, funny, cult film, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppet, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, friendship, nothing goes right, fish out of water, encounter, goofy hero, redemption, puppetry, greed, snow, charles dickens, talking animals, kids and family, storytelling, dialogue, fantasy world, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, usa, europe

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Most similar movies to The Muppet Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, light and clever films with plots about family, disorder, friendship, friends, destiny, dialogue and mentor mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Muppet Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol (1984), Home Alone (1990), Muppets from Space (1999), A Muppet Family Christmas (1987), Scrooge (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The owner of a bank (Miss Bitterman) wants to own the Muppet Theatre so she can build a nightclub over it. After she tricks Pepe into giving her the only copy of the contract between her father and the Muppets, she changes it so the Muppets have ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: puppet, christmas, puppets, goofy hero, muppets, friendship, puppetry, theater, friends who live together, family, fish out of water, rave ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: redemption, christmas, ghost, holiday, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, miser, family, supernatural ability, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.6
 446K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, home invasion, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, youth, danger, neighbor, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Muppets from Space (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Gonzo's breakfast cereal tells him that he's the descendant of aliens from another planet, his attempts at extraterrestrial communication get him kidnapped by a secret government agency, prompting the Muppets to spring into action. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: adventure, ufo, friendship, mad scientist, puppets, puppet, family, rescue, heroic mission, benign alien, space travel, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: In this one-hour Christmas special, Fozzie Bear surprises his mother Emily on Christmas Eve by bringing the entire Muppet gang to her farm to celebrate the holidays. Doc and his dog Sprocket, who had planned a quiet Christmas, end up joining the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, hopes, goofy hero, family, chaos and mayhem, reunion, disorder, family life, escapades, parents and children, best friends, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.5
 9K
Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, time travel, generosity, money, miser, supernatural ability, family, destiny, youth, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heist, muppets, mistaken identity, investigation, frame up, puppet, puppets, family, disorder, buddies, partners, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, chaos and mayhem, best friends, race against time, friendship, show tunes, disorder, buddies, family, puppetry, puppet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing to back a show starring a frog and a pig. Of course, Kermit the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppet, muppets, showbiz, theater, wedding, friendship, pig, puppetry, frog, puppets, family, performer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 85K
The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: puppetry, muppets, puppet, puppets, save the day, friendship, ambition, performance, escapades, disorder, theater, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 93K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, sweet, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, kids and family, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, rescue, heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Muppets' Wizard of Oz follows a young woman named Dorothy Gale who dreams of becoming a singer but is unable to pursue her dreams. After being swept up by a tornado with her pet prawn Toto, Dorothy embarks on a journey to meet the Wizard of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, puppet, adventure, young heroes, friendship, wizard of oz, escapades, rescue, danger, scarecrow, puppets ...
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: hollywood, puppet, friendship, passenger, on the road, film within a film, ambition, swamp, fame, chaos, puppets, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 356
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, time travel, miser, change of heart, ghost, christmas movie, regret, boy, one night, female ghost, christmas season ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: atmospheric, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, regret, redemption, christmas, holiday, supernatural, charity, coldhearted, urban, misfit, friendship, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1800s, victorian england ...
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, light, fairy tale, funny, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, holiday, social misfits, disorder, fish out of water, dishonesty, rescue, social relations, magic ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, danger, fish out of water, good versus evil, rivalry, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Kermit's Swamp Years (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: At 12 years old, Kermit the Frog and best friends Goggles and Croaker travel outside their homes in the swamps of the Deep South to do something extraordinary with their lives.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: swamp, family, escapades, friendship, rescue, danger, best friends, young heroes, heroes, confined, frog, dissection ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, family relations, friends, heroes, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 39K
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 ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, family relations, christmas, santa claus, family, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, nothing goes right, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: chicago illinois, london, illinois, sydney australia, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, feel good, not serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: holiday, family, prank, family relations, save the day, mischievous children, christmas, teenage life, nothing goes right, when the parents are away, goofy hero, mistaken identity ...
Time: year 1988, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, show tunes, fish out of water, courtroom, factory, rescue, escapades, goofy hero, misfit ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: puppet, muppets, heist, puppets, family, adventure, friends, mistaken identity, interpol, crimes, escapades, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, puppet, muppets, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, adventure, family, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, offbeat, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, rainstorm, shell, parrot, snail, vegetarian, family, adventure, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: holiday, self discovery, road not taken, introspection, ghost, human spirit, hopes, disorder, family relations, nagging and grouching, redemption, supernatural ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Christmas Toy (1986)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Christmas Toy is a 1986 Emmy Award nominated television film produced by The Jim Henson Company, featuring Jim Henson's Muppets. Rugby the Tiger who remembers how he was the Christmas Toy last year, and thinks he's going to be ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, paralysis, christmas, friendship, puppets, family relations, friends, puppet, disorder, child as adult, family life, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 152K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, friends, fish out of water, anti heroes, friendship, misfit, danger, anti hero, youth, show tunes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%