Movies like The Christmas Clause

If you like "The Christmas Clause" you are looking for light, humorous and sincere movies about / with wish come true, road not taken, family, dull life, starting over, hopes and unfulfillment themes of Comedy, Drama and Family genre shot in USA or Canada.
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The Christmas Clause (2008)
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The Christmas Clause (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, family, dull life, starting over, hopes, unfulfillment, christmas, love, adventure, youth, heroes, holiday, destiny, happy ending, society, adaptation, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, misfit, legal action, love and romance, couples, family gatherings ...

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Most similar movies to The Christmas Clause

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, family relations, christmas, hopes, holiday, disorder and parents and children mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Christmas Clause: What If... (2010), Christmas Do-Over (2006), Christmas Every Day (1996), A Christmas Story 2 (2012), A Carol Christmas (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, angel, family relations, family, spirituality, family life, lifestyle, disorder, misfit, society, miraculous event, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, love and romance, family, hopes, family relations, disorder, couples, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Every Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball for Christmas and just cannot make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his Dad's store out of business. When he tells his little ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, touching, semi serious
Plot: family relations, hopes, road not taken, starting over, disorder, americana, redemption, social misfits, society, unfulfillment, ghost, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, eccentric family, family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, love, society, adventure, destiny, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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%
Miracle in Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, hopes, wizards and magicians, winter, society, holiday, friendship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tiny Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It is Christmas Eve, and a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks down two cousins into miniature sizes! The kids are then scooped up into Santa's sack and dropped off across the street at their neighbour's house. In order to make it home for ...
Style: light, feel good, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, cousin cousin relationship, christmas present, elf, escapades, adventure, return home, hopes, happy ending, heroes, youth, adaptation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pete's Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time loop, christmas, starting over, family relations, teenager, youth, family, parents and children, hopes, siblings relations, homecoming, female director ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Eve's Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: one more chance, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, wish come true, family life, love and romance, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, optimism, couples, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: touching, disturbing, feel good, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, family, christmas, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, love, poor family, poverty, siblings, horse, gift, family values ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Snow Globe Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While clasping her favorite Christmas snow globe, a cynical, overworked TV executive rants about how the movies she produces lie, making you think dreams come can come true. Upset, she tries to smash the globe, but instead it bonks her on the head, ...
Style: light, sweet, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, alternate reality, road not taken, love and romance, family problems, husband wife relationship, television producer, adaptation, lifestyle, love, opposites attract, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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 ⇓
29%
Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This isn't just a Christmas miracle... It's Christmas magic! In this heart-warming family tale, rescue dog Shelby manages to escape the dog pound on Christmas Eve and runs straight into the arms of little Jake (John Paul Ruttan, Robocop). ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: talking dog, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, dog, holiday, christmas, puppy, animal life, love, escapades, destiny, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, soccer, parents and children, childbirth, child birth, couple relations, sport, desire, family, family values, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, road not taken, family life, family relations, disorder, ghost, hopes, obnoxious boss, when the parents are away, parents and children, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Christmas Snow (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Kathleen, Christmas has always been an unwelcome reminder of her father’s abandonment almost 30 years ago. Although she has tried to forget her past, it has not forgotten her. In the days leading up to Christmas un unforgiving blizzard traps ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: starting over, dysfunctional family, family, single parent, love and romance, hopes, breakup, couples, family gatherings, isolation, parents and children, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, save the day, heroic mission, eccentric family, family life, family problems, youth, one last chance, disorder, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
27%
A Dream of Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a restless young married woman is granted a wish by a Christmas Angel to be single again, she soon discovers her new life isn't what she bargained for, and embarks on a quest to win her husband back.
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, thought provoking, inspirational
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing
Plot: christmas, husband wife relationship, alternate reality, road not taken, introspection, wish come true, lifestyle change, family life, transformation, happy ending, destiny, rich and poor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, wish come true, best friends, family, mischievous children, youth, hopes, supernatural, disorder, holiday, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he does his best to try and give Mr. Wilson the Christmas Spirit. Dennis causes his ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, holiday, miraculous event, friends, family relations, family, precocious child, christmas movie, neighbor, angel, christmas, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Dog's Tale (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anything is possible when the Professor tells Tim about a supernova that grants wishes. Unfortunately, when Tim's wish doesn't go as planned, he finds himself in a dog's body!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, wish come true, escapades, heroes, treasure hunt, danger, family life, hopes, daring rescue, child as adult, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, family life, love affair, fall in love, couples, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Case for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: lawyer, christmas, santa claus, legal, miraculous event, hopes, disorder, dishonesty, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Prince Charming (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After an extramarital indiscretion, a fairy-tale prince and his sidekick are turned into frogs for all eternity or until the prince can convince a maiden to kiss and then marry him.
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, curses spells and rituals, destiny, adventure, time travel, imaginary, love and romance, royal family, disorder, fish out of water, opposites attract, family ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 ⇓
25%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, family, animal life, pets, family relations, dog, christmas, christmas movie, destiny, adventure, love, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, orphan, youth, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%