Movies like A Christmas Carol 1997

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A Christmas Carol (1997)
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A Christmas Carol (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: One of the best-loved holiday stories of all time is back in this animated, musical version of Charles Dickens' most famous tale. An all-star voice lineup features Whoopi Goldberg, Ed Asner, Michael York and Tim Curry as Scrooge. Come share the joy as cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge, the man who "bah-humbugged" his way through Christmas, discovers the true holiday spirit after he's visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. With original music and eight great songs, this uplifting, animated tale is destined to become a new holiday classic.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, misfit, self discovery, human spirit, hopes, coldhearted, boss and employee, disorder, fish out of water, power relations, holiday, christmas, greed, scrooge, compassion
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era

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Most similar movies to A Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, disorder, friends, adventure, christmas, escapades and misfit mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001), An Easter Carol (2004), How Murray Saved Christmas (2014), Pinocchio (1992), The Trumpet of the Swan (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 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: feel good, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, disney, greed, snow, regret, life changing experience, rich and poor, christmas eve, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future ...
Place: england, europe, london
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100%
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr. Magoo doesn't have a ghost of a chance as Ebenezer Scrooge, unless he learns the true meaning of Christmas from the three ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, gold, miser, doom, unfulfillment, heroes, hopes, self discovery, road not taken, disorder ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The film begins with a live-action sequence set in Boston in 1857, the site of a live reading by renowned novelist Dickens. As he begins his 'story of ghosts' a woman in the audience screams because she has seen a mouse and Dickens points ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, holiday, hopes, self discovery, family life, imaginary kingdom, orphan, mischievous children, friendship, road not taken ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real life.
Style: christmas special, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, self discovery, eccentric family, theater, obnoxious boss, anti heroes, family, redemption, boss and employee, anti hero, religions or cults, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, 19th century, stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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An Easter Carol (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: An adoption of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol translated into a Christian retelling for Easter with the Veggie Tales characters.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, christian film ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, church, computer animation, factory, easter, save the day, young heroes, heroes, rivalry, mischievous children, reincarnation, family life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: One-hour animated special surrounding a surly deli owner Murray Weiner, who is forced to step into Santa's shoes for one Christmas and bumbles his way into doing a great job.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: escapades, disorder, misfit, family, imaginary, legends and myths, save the day, holiday, christmas, toys, elf, santa claus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An All Dogs Christmas Carol (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Charlie B. Barker and Itchy Ford are back with Sasha and the gang having a Dicken's of a time as they try to save Christmas from Carface and an evil spirit that wishes to use dogs all over the world to ruin Christmas forever.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, touching, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, christmas, disorder, animal life, hopes, family, unlikely partners, adventure, heroes, going straight, escapades, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bah Humduck!: A Looney Tunes Christmas (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the holiday season.
Style: humorous, light, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: holiday, anthropomorphic animal, self discovery, workplace, family, obnoxious boss, disorder, ghost, anthropomorphism, duck, change of heart, christmas ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, miraculous event, wish come true, wizards and magicians, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, misfit, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Trumpet of the Swan (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, South Korea, India
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The adventures of a young Trumpeter swan who cannot speak. With the help of a human boy and the love of his family and friends, Louie discovers his own unique talents which help him find his place in the world.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: animal protagonist, swan, obsessive quest, friendship, fish out of water, fall in love, disorder, love and romance, animal, animals, trumpet, misfit ...
Place: montana, canada, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, magic, belief, santa claus, adventure, train ride, christmas movie, holiday, self discovery, north pole, young heroes, computer animation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal with an evil postman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, escapades, daring rescue, goofy hero, misfit, mischievous children, heroes, rescue, danger, odd couple, save the day, mad scientist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Get ready as Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and the rest of the Veggies set sail on a whale of an adventure in Big Idea's first full-length, 3-D animated feature film. This is the story of Jonah and the Whale as you've never seen it ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, christian film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, obsessive quest, goofy hero, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, disorder, nothing goes right, escapades, ocean, ocean or sea, computer animation ...
Time: contemporary, ancient history, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Christmas Carol (1982)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this timeless Charles Dickens Story, Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean, miserly merchant, lacking in any Christmas Spirit, receives ominous warnings from the goshts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future as they each take him on strange ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, redemption, ghost, villain played by lead actor, villain turns good, beggar, greed
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, danger, adventure, rescue, computers and web, survival, best friends, hopes, friends, pets, escapades, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family relations, disorder, in the woods, friends, puppets, money raising, youth, imaginary, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
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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, family, escapades, holiday, elf, christmas, disorder
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Barbie in 'A Christmas Carol' (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, Kelly is reluctant to go to a Christmas Eve ball, so Barbie tells her the story of Eden Starling, a glamourous singing diva in the Victorian England and the owner of a theatre house. However, Eden is self-centred and loves only ...
Style: light, offbeat, feel good, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, family, starting over, family gatherings, friends, family relations, ghost, christmas, society, holiday, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 2000s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Roadside Romeo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is the story of Romeo. A dude who was living the life. He had the works - the mansion to live in, the chicks to party with and the cars to be driven around in. Until one day, the family he was the favourite pet of, decided to move and left him ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dog, life is a bitch, misfit, down on your luck, love, fish out of water, lifestyle, disorder, computer animation, getting home, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: kids, family outing, 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 ⇓
32%
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A collection of Winnie the Pooh's memorable holiday adventures, as Winnie, Piglet, and Tigger set out to find the right ingredients for Winter, Rabbit learns how to manage a complicated Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone gets a special visit ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, donkey, rabbit, christmas, tiger, kangaroo, buddies, family, adventure, youth, escapades, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Donald loses his present to Daisy for her birthday, so Mickey and the gang go to retrieve it, which has fallen into a very bizarre Wonderland-like world.
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, fairy tale, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: birthday, parallel world, adventure, escapades, disorder, on the road, fish out of water, birthday present, mickey mouse, friendship, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, danger, imaginary, adventure, family, getting home, curses spells and rituals, disorder, friends, wizards and magicians, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, intellectual, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, christmas, santa claus, americana, small town life, fish out of water, disorder, delivery, hopes, journalism, hidden identity, family ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new york state, united states, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and befriended the other ghouls at Applegate Manor. After being stranded, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, fish out of water, friendship, single father, father son relationship, afterlife, teacher student relationship, misfit, young heroes, good versus evil, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Ribbit (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, USA, India
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A frog who hates the water and jumping wishes that he could be like the other animals in the Amazon rainforest.
Style: feel good, humorous, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, friendship, family, youth, misfit, imaginary, escapades, animal life, jungle, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Rugrats Go Wild (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Rugrats Go Wild is a 2003 crossover animated film, with two animated Nickelodeon television series Rugrats and The Wild Thornberrys. The film was produced by Klasky Csupo and released in theaters on June 13, 2003 by Paramount Pictures and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: rescue, island, jungle, adventure, mischievous children, friendship, young heroes, babies and infants, save the day, youth, escapades, leadership ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%