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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
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Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the children of Sombertown. But its Mayor is too mean to let that happen. And to make things worse, the Winter Warlock who lives between the Kringles and Sombertown, but Kris manages to melt the Warlock's heart and deliver his toys.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, wedding, mischievous children, christmas, santa claus, danger, escapades, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, rescue, toys, surrealism, foundling, village, youth, heroes, friends, orphan, parents and children, ruler, anti hero, village life, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 70s

Most similar movies to Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, escapades, friends, disorder, danger, adventure and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town: The Care Bears Movie (1985), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Frosty the Snowman (1969), The Flying Machine (2011), A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, toys, island, christmas, dentist, santa claus, snowman, reindeer, winter, family, adventure ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers, teens ...
Plot: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, rescue, imaginary, wish come true, siblings relations, fish out of water, family relations, animal life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, elf, christmas, mischievous children, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, friendship, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, heroes, youth, mischievous children, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: touching, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, escapades, family relations, classical music, grand piano, youth, flying machine, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Miser Brothers' Christmas is a sequel to the classic 1974 television special The Year Without a Santa Claus. The stop-motion animated special, produced by Warner Brothers Television Animation (owners of the post-1973 Rankin/Bass animated ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, save the day, family relations, good versus evil, rivalry, family, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, miser, elf, sibling relationship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, family, imaginary, getting home, daring rescue, curses spells and rituals, friends, wizards and magicians, disorder, adventure, danger, escapades ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, puppet, puppets, money raising, family relations, disorder, friends, in the woods, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Care Bears: Journey to Joke-a-Lot (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Funshine Bear travels to Joke-a-lot where the people there crown him king.
Style: touching, feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, family life, disorder, family relations, youth, escapades, heroes, heroic mission ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, santa claus, christmas, adventure, animal life, optimism, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, fish out of water, heroic mission, escapades, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, winnie the pooh, imaginary kingdom, christmas, goofy hero, mischievous children, young heroes, escapades, rescue, partners, imaginary, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Pippi Longstocking (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Sweden, Germany, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Pippi is a little girl who lives in her house with her horse and her monkey, while her father is sailing the seas.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, village life, village, show tunes, youth, pets, pirate, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, vengeance, treasure hunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, bat, heroic mission, friendship, curses spells and rituals, danger, rivalry, mischievous children, parallel world, kidnapping ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, unlikely partners, mischievous children, anti hero, good versus evil, escapades, rescue, anti heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, kangaroo, rabbit, donkey, christmas, tiger, family, partners, buddies, danger, adventure, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: It's Halloween in the 100 Acre Wood, and Roo's best new friend, Lumpy, is looking forward to his first time trick-or-treating. That is, until Tigger warns them about the scary Gobloon, who'll turn them into jack-o'-lanterns if he ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: halloween, adventure, mischievous children, friendship, animal life, disorder, best friends, escapades, goofy hero, young heroes, imaginary, winnie the pooh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, danger, hopes, misfit, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, adventurer, heroic mission, adventure, mischievous children, rivalry, disorder, danger, rescue, young heroes, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Jack Frost (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In this delightful animated tale, Pardon-me Pete (Buddy Hackett), the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see ...
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fall in love, christmas, knight, escapades, adventure, buddies, imaginary, oldies, village, heroic mission, village life, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: stylized, feel good, offbeat, humorous, touching ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: island, imaginary, adventure, obnoxious boss, family, contests and competitions, escapades, heroes, rivalry, friendship, family life, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: They're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-animated retelling of the classic tale. You'll see your favorite characters: Dorothy, Toto, ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: danger, family, daring rescue, friendship, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, imaginary, good versus evil, rivalry, disorder, wizards and magicians, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Garfield Gets Real (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Garfield is back with a new look. Tired with his routine as a comic strip star, Garfield escapes the page and heads into the "real world." While living the low-key life of a real housecat, he learns his comic will be cancelled if he ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, friendship, disorder, danger, mischievous children, adventure, race against time, rescue, family life, animal life, family relations, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Casper Meets Wendy (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, ghost, mischievous children, rescue, supernatural, danger, adventure, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, supernatural ability, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: island, imaginary, rescue, adventure, adventurer, survival, family relations, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family life, friendship, disorder ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: time travel, santa claus, christmas, reindeer, north pole, save the day, adventure, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, danger, elf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, odd couple, animal life, friendship, best friends, danger, fish out of water, buddies, mischievous children, pets, rescue, cartoon dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Get ready for all of the laughs, adventure and hip-hopping good times in this all-new imaginative and modern retelling of Uncle Remus' best-loved tales. Parents and kids alike will delight in the escapades of the most mischievous and clever ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, imaginary, adventure, gang, family life, danger, young heroes, pirate, disorder, optimism, orphan, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Babes in Toyland (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, teens, family outing, kids, horror for children
Plot: factory, adventure, heroes, daring rescue, escapades, youth, good versus evil, show tunes, disorder, friends, danger, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Backyardigans (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Meet five lively animal friends who love to sing, dance and use their imaginations to embark on outrageous adventures to magical places.
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroic mission, escapades, animal life, unlikely partners, rescue, imagination, anthropomorphism, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Tarzan 2 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, mischievous children, self discovery, family, young heroes, good versus evil, survival, rescue, orphan, danger ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
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43%