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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
 6.7
 27K
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Original name: Rare Exports
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Finland, Norway, France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously disappearing, young Pietari and his father Rauno, a reindeer hunter by trade, capture the mythological being and attempt to sell Santa to the misguided leader of the multinational corporation sponsoring the dig. Santa's elves, however, will stop at nothing to free their fearless leader from captivity. What ensues is a wildly humorous nightmare - a fantastically bizarre polemic on modern day morality. RARE EXPORTS: A CHRISTMAS TALE is a re-imagining of the most classic of all childhood fantasies, and is a darkly comic gem soon to be required perennial holiday viewing.
Style: humorous, captivating, christmas horror, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ancient mystery, christmas, holiday, beast, dark humor, tombs and skeletons, legends and myths, young heroes, buried truth, santa claus, expedition, elf, small town, lapland, adventure, dark fantasy, archeological dig, youth, heroes, archaeologist, graphic violence, fictional reality, powerful corporation, danger, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, stylized, offbeat and semi serious films with plots about danger, supernatural, escapades, transformation, brutality, adventure and dialogue mostly in Fantasy, Horror and Adventure genres. Some movies like Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale: Krampus (2015), Big Game (2014), Ragnarok (2013), Santa Claus (1985), Santa Buddies (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
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Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, christmas, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, dark fantasy, danger, monster, child in peril, creature, blizzard, power outage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, normandy, hawaii, alaska, florida ...
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 5.4
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Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: finland, europe, washington d.c., norway, pentagon
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 5.9
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Ragnarok (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, ancient mystery, vikings, adventure, viking, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
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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, semi serious, exciting, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, danger, heroes, rescue, mad scientist, disorder, escapades, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, adventure, dog, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 5.4
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Santa's Slay (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.
Style: christmas horror, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, slasher ...
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 7.3
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Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: horror for children, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, deadly creature, pets, small town, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades, human animal relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
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The Demon's Rook (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young boy named Roscoe finds a portal to another world where he is taught magic by an elder demon known as Dimwos. Dimwos raises the boy into manhood, revealing to him many secrets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: demon, magic, supernatural, adventure, experiment gone awry, parallel world, heroes, escapades, danger, ancient mystery, curses spells and rituals, portal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.0
 70K
Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, old house, estate, creature, teeth, hearing voices, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.5
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Hogfather (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: It's the night before Hogswatch, usually a time of joy on Discworld, but there are suspicious going-on and the criminal underworld is abuzz. The beloved Hogfather - the jolly bearer of glee and pork-related gifts for children everywhere - has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dark fantasy, christmas, death, fantasy world, holiday, wizards, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, family, curses spells and rituals, disguise ...
Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, christmas movie, holiday, deception, north pole, family, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
48 Christmas Wishes (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Holiday magic has never gleamed brighter as Santa’s Elves head out on an adventure to bring every boy and girl their Christmas wish while also bringing a family back together in this heartfelt Christmas movie from Gaumont. After accidentally ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, sincere, humorous ...
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Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, enigmatic, absurd, satirical, intense ...
Plot: legends and myths, obsessive quest, mysterious place, disorder, nothing goes right, danger, monster, filmmaking, film within a film, chaos, lake, loch ness monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Company of Wolves (1984)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Witches (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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Story: A young boy named Luke and his grandmother go on vacation only to discover their hotel is hosting an international witch convention, where the Grand High Witch is unveiling her master plan to turn all children into mice. Will Luke fall victim to the ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, horror for children
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Highway to Hell (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: semi serious, scary, suspense, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: rescue, supernatural, undead, zombie, chase, imaginary, danger, adventure, good versus evil, on the road, woman in danger, legends and myths ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: fairy, forest, escapades, supernatural, danger, adventure, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, zombie, battles, gory, undead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.2
 14K
Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, parody, cult film ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.6
 2K
The Hexer (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The TV series and the film were loosely based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series The Witcher (Wiedźmin).
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: legends and myths, adventure, supernatural ability, supernatural, heroes, good versus evil, danger, sword and sorcery, battles, magic, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: middle ages
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 528K
Zombieland (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn't have fears. If he did, he'd kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they're about to ...
Style: funny, absurd, parody, humorous, not serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three best friends and dedicated roleplayers take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario as a live action role-playing game. Trouble arises when a prop spellbook purchased from the internet ends up being a genuine grimoire and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, satirical, not serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
John Dies at the End (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: absurd, surreal, not serious, cult film, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: portal, invasion, dark humor, buddies, save the world, alternate reality, fictional reality, out of body experience, anti heroes, anti hero, monster, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy, peace and goodwill. But for some folks in the small town of Bailey Downs, it turns into something much less festive.
Style: christmas horror, intense, scary, twists and turns, bloody ...
Audience: teens
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Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 35K
Rubber (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the California desert, the adventures of a telepathic killer-tire, mysteriously attracted by a very pretty girl, as witnessed by incredulous onlookers.
Style: absurd, surreal, parody, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: absurdism, desert, objects come to life, dark humor, supernatural, danger, filmmaking, show, tire, crazy, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, southern california, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 742
Mother Krampus (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the myth of Frau Perchta, a witch that comes on the 12 days of Christmas taking children each night.
Style: christmas horror, slasher, suspense, macabre, dark ...
Plot: christmas, holiday horror, danger, mythology, brutality, fear, legends and myths, dark fantasy, deadly creature, monster, supernatural power, pursuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Dragon Pearl (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When teenagers JOSH (Louis Corbett) and LING (Li Lin Jin) join their respective parents, CHRIS (Sam Neill) and Dr LI (Wang Ji) on an archaeological dig in China they encounter something trapped beneath a temple beyond their wildest imagination. A ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, exciting, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ancient mystery, legends and myths, adventure, heroic mission, teenage life, supernatural, child as adult, wish come true, imaginary, rivalry, danger, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 62K
Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, vampire comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, mysterious character, small town, youth, danger, obsessive quest, teenage life, blood, violence, neighbor, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 505
Magic Silver (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Princess Bluerose is a small gnome living deep in the Norwegian mountains. A small community of gnomes is responsible for making the transition between daylight and night. This is called the magic hour, and is created by the magic silver which only ...
Style: fairy tale, captivating, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, adventure, wizards and magicians, escapades, danger, family, imaginary kingdom, fairy, mountain, prophecy, courage, princess ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 70K
Solomon Kane (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, rough, bleak, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, sword and sorcery, dark fantasy, sorcerer, supernatural, deal with the devil, witch, danger, heroes, tough heroes, drifter, violence ...
Time: 17th century, 16th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%