Movies like The Flight Before Christmas 2008

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The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
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The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Denmark, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
Style: exciting, light, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, family, friends, holiday, animal life, destiny, society, family relations, single parent, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, family tradition, power relations, talking animals, wolf, santa claus, winter, snow, ice, avalanche, single mother, flying, waterfall, reindeer ...
Place: norway, europe

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Most similar movies to The Flight Before Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and exciting films with plots about adventure, family, escapades, friends, friendship, imaginary and animal life mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Flight Before Christmas: Zambezia (2012), Barbie: Fairytopia (2005), Arthur Christmas (2011), The Swan Princess Christmas (2012), A Fox's Tale (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, Germany, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Set right before Christmas, Niko the reindeer must deal with his mom getting re-married and his being tasked with looking after his little stepbrother.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, youth, siblings relations, animal life, escapades, family, family relations, rescue mission, computer animation, christmas, kidnapping, winter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, bird, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, heroes, friends, danger, wilderness, family, save the day, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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100%
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, light, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, friendship, adventure, friends, imaginary kingdom, fairy, save the day, rivalry, escapades, wizards and magicians, heroes, fantasy world ...
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100%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, santa claus, magical, race against time, family, escapades, hi-tech, letter, imaginary, adventure, reindeer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, cuba, toronto ontario canada, tanzania, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Princess Odette, Prince Derek and their trusted woodland friends reunite in this all-new adventure for their first Christmas celebration together! As the kingdom prepares for a festive holiday, the villainous Rothbart plots to destroy Christmas. ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: princess, christmas, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, adventure, family, holiday, love, imaginary kingdom, youth, society ...
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A Fox's Tale (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film is about Little Vuk, the son of the legendary fox who proves its excellent mind and courage.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: circus, adventure, daring rescue, in the woods, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, animal life, escapades, rivalry, society ...
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The Hairy Tooth Fairy 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight year old Lucas would like to know how the Tooth Fairy exchanges coins for teeth without getting caught. He is determined to stay awake all night to find out. Meanwhile, a little mouse falls into a trap set by a dishonest contractor who is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, friendship, adventure, escapades, animal life, danger, family, mouse, baby, rescue, computer animation, furry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Flying Machine (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Poland, China, India, Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family takes a journey across the globe on a strange and amazing flying machine, experiencing a series of adventures along the way.
Style: exciting, touching, stylized, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, escapades, family relations, classical music, flying machine, grand piano, youth, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, 2d animation, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, adventure, danger, escapades, friends, friendship, best friends, family, misfit, heroes, dinosaur, cold weather ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, christmas, adventure, animal life, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, fish out of water, heroic mission, optimism, escapades, goofy hero, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at the House of Mouse, including Pooh, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, mermaid, cartoon duck, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, partners, family gatherings, family relations, buddies, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: disney, toys, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, getting home, escapades, danger, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: christmas, train ride, magic, belief, adventure, santa claus, christmas movie, train travel, holiday, self discovery, north pole, fish out of water ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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30%
The Hairy Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lucía, an active little girl, looses a tooth. Santiago, her father, is an out-of-work boss, and her mother, Pilar, is a successful but overworked architect, reassure Lucía, by telling her that the Hairy Tooth Fairy (a mouse named Pérez) will come ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, heroic mission, friendship, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, danger, family, kidnapping, computer animation, anthropomorphic animal, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, 2d animation, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, dinosaur, adventure, escapades, siblings relations, wilderness, mischievous children, family, friends, family gatherings, self discovery ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, light, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, north pole, holiday, adventure, horse, friendship, good versus evil, escapades, save the day, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Happy Cricket from the Amazon (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Happy Cricket and his cute, adorable friends will have to defeat the evil Wartlord and rescue Linda, the Night Star. This film celebrates the values of friendship, freedom and the defense of nature.
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, rescue, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, environmentalism, disorder, save the day, imaginary, animal life, friends, in the woods ...
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29%
The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Italy, Peru
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The amazing story of Daniel, a dolphin who abandons the safety of his pod to explore the ocean and discover the true purpose of his life.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: self discovery, adventure, friends, escapades, friendship, survival, ocean, youth, danger, obsessive quest, ocean or sea, underwater scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pets, magic, adventure, friendship, estate, family, escapades, anthropomorphic animal, hare, nephew, stage magician, embezzler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Great Bear (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he ...
Style: feel good, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family relations, siblings relations, family, rescue, survival, young heroes, heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades, in the woods ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, not serious, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, christmas, holiday, anthropomorphic animal, self discovery, friends, family, imaginary, adventure, uncle nephew relationship, anthropomorphism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Belgium, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sammy and Ray, leatherback turtles and friends forever, are enjoying an atoll's water and sand, shepherding new hatchlings Ricky and Ella out to sea. Suddenly, a poacher swoops in and ships them off to be part of a spectacular aquarium show for ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: escape, underwater scene, underwater, adventure, friends, friendship, young heroes, danger, sea creature, ocean, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, escapades, adventure, babies and infants, friends, disorder, friendship, animals, family, heroes, animal life, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fievel and his friend Tony Toponi find a map that they believe points to a treasure buried somewhere beneath Old New York, and the plucky rodent is determined to find it. However, what he discovers under the city is a tribe of Native American mice ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, orchestral, show tunes, friends, animal life, old west, friendship, treasure hunt, culture clash, americana, teaching the ways of the world, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Snowflake is special, he's the only white gorilla in the world. He is the zoo's main attraction, children love him, but the other gorillas don't see what's so charming about this weirdo being the center of attention. With the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: gorilla, friends, friendship, adventure, escapades, family, danger, social misfits, zoo, witch, animal life, computer animation ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Santa narrates the story of Buddy's travels to New York City to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father's eyes to the magic of Christmas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, friends, escapades, family, holiday, elf, christmas, disorder
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, social misfits, imaginary, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dragon Rider (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An unlikely trio of heroes – a dragon, a boy and a forest brownie – embark on an epic adventure to find the “Rim of Heaven” - the mythological safe haven for all dragons.
Style: entertaining, captivating, semi serious, light, 3d animation
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, friendship, family, imaginary, adventure, animal life, escapades, family relations, shrewd, daring rescue, animals, creature
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%