Movies like Santa Buddies

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Santa Buddies (2009)
 4.6
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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 the world begins to forget the true meaning of the season, it's up to Puppy Paws and his newfound Buddies to journey back to the North Pole and save Christmas.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, humorous, exciting, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, happy ending, family, heroes, friends, family relations, reincarnation, danger, getting home, animal life, buddies, escapades, disorder, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s

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Most similar movies to Santa Buddies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about family, adventure, friends, disorder, christmas, dog and friendship mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Santa Buddies: Snow Buddies (2008), The Search for Santa Paws (2010), Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012), Space Buddies (2009), Air Buddies (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
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Snow Buddies (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: golden retriever, friendship, getting home, family, pets, against the odds, dog sled, adventure, animal life, save the day, contests and competitions, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, orphan, pets, santa claus, christmas, dog, save the day, adventure, young heroes, disorder, memory loss, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, dog, adventure, disorder, stowaway, family relations, pets, animal life, family gatherings, friends, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: moon, rescue, dog, space travel, survival, family life, adventure, space and aliens, partners, disorder, friendship, buddies ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.8
 3K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, pets, family, buddies, adventure, partners, friendship, animal life, odd couple, youth, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: humorous, semi serious, not serious, entertaining
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, buddies, dog movie, legend, escapades, disorder, youth, animal life, supernatural, family, imaginary, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, light, semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family, save the day, holiday, dog, family relations, animal life, suburbs, unlikely partners, pets, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, animal life, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, danger, pets, rivalry, escapades, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.5
 616
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, miraculous event, wish come true, family, danger, escapades, imaginary, magic, elf, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 11K
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, exciting, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, heroic mission, child as adult, against the odds, village, disorder, fish out of water, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 80
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, humorous, touching, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, treasure hunt, escapades, heroes, youth, danger, family life, disorder, daring rescue, child as adult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, christmas movie, dog, christmas, holiday, love, destiny, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, obsessive quest, pets, christmas movie, santa claus, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, holiday, north pole, deception, family, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family relations, disorder, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: feel good, sincere, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, memory loss, christmas, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, family, elf, wish come true, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Christmoose Story (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel, A CHRISTMOOSE STORY brings to life the tale of an unlikely friendship between a young boy and a large, talking moose. Young Max has low expectations for his first Christmas after his parents’ divorce, when suddenly ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, save the day, friendship, escapades, adventure, family, disorder, friends, gift, boy, santa claus, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, christmas, family relations, disorder, parents and children, crimes, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 168
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, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, cousin cousin relationship, christmas present, elf, adventure, holiday, youth, escapades, hopes, happy ending, adaptation, return home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, rescue, against the odds, friendship, family life, fish out of water, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 289
Bigfoot (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The whole family will enjoy huge laughs and giant, hairy adventures with this touching tale about a big-hearted Bigfoot. Lost in the forest, he befriends three kids, Percy, Madison and Leonard, who are determined to protect him. When two local ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, adventure, friendship, friends, danger, youth, captivity, school, in the woods, sasquatch, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 4K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, hostage, animal actor, dog, kidnapping, friendship, family, adventure, family relations, longing, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror and ends up with amnesia. Now it's up to Sandy to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: memory loss, christmas, santa claus, amnesia, supportive spouse, rivalry, family, danger, good versus evil, save the day, escapades, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: school, christmas, lifestyle, family, animal life, holiday, dogcatcher, great depression, dog, puppy, pets, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, adventure, heroes, youth, family, escapades, children, animal life, christmas, moose, wounded animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, friends, animal life, escapades, youth, family, single parent, small town, friendship, family relations, adventure, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: humorous, sincere, feel good, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, elf, christmas, christmas present, holiday, society, gift, friendship, christmas eve, romance, small town, pet dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, holiday, family, family relations, miraculous event, friends, precocious child, christmas movie, neighbor, angel, christmas, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 2000s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, siblings relations, getting home, on the road, family relations, hopes, christmas, dog, escapades, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: teenager, pets, christmas, shopping mall, friendship, talking cat, heroes, supernatural ability, adventure, escapades, rescue, sarcasm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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