Movies like Santa with Muscles

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Santa with Muscles (1996)
 2.5
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Santa with Muscles (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Penurious but muscle-bound Blake Thorne has made a vast fortune marketing health food and health supplements. He once was a nice fellow, but as his wealth increases, he becomes increasingly self-centered and decadent. One day, he gets in a great paint-gun fight that goes too far. Blake escapes the cops by running into a shopping mall, quickly donning a Santa Suit and pretending to be St. Nick. A head injury causes Blake to suffer amnesia, and an opportunistic "elf" decides to convince Blake that he is indeed Santa. This leads "Santa" to help save an orphanage, filled with adorable moppets, from the machinations of a greedy, insane doctor.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, unusual plot structure, road movie, melancholic, romantic, enigmatic, bad ending, allegory ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, orphan, amnesia, santa claus, millionaire, family, vengeance, miraculous event, memory loss, misfit, rescue, escapades, rivalry, mischievous children, good versus evil, mistaken identity, disorder, fish out of water, dishonesty, goofy hero, cons and scams, holiday, happy ending, cave, businessman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, australia, hawaii

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and cult film films with plots about disorder, family, catastrophe, farce, vengeance, culture clash and chase mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Santa with Muscles: Baby Geniuses (1999), Dear God (1996), Call Me Claus (2001), The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000), Taking Care of Business (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Baby Geniuses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, melancholic, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baby, babies and infants, mischievous children, mistaken identity, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, prank, experiment gone awry, disorder, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s
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Dear God (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: misfit, con artists, money, letter, god, office, bookies, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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46%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, fish out of water, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, ghost, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, family life, destiny ...
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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: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: santa claus, christmas, family, best friends, mischievous children, wish come true, disorder, hopes, youth, supernatural, holiday, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Taking Care of Business (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, cons and scams, rich and poor, fish out of water, dishonesty, disorder, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit, prison life, prison escape ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, malibu california
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32%
 5.7
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The Toy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On one of his bratty son Eric's annual visits, the plutocrat U.S. Bates takes him to his department store and offers him anything in it as a gift. Eric chooses a black janitor who has made him laugh with his antics. At first the man suffers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: family, rich kid, spoiled brat, friendship, social differences, rich and poor, family problems, youth, toys, mischievous children, farce, job seeking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
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Houseguest (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In hot water with the mob over an unpaid debt, a con man poses as a family friend in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, mistaken identity, airport, family relations, friendship, suburban life, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, cons and scams, rescue, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd, talky ...
Plot: farce, ballet, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, siblings relations, fish out of water, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toys, father son relationship, family, parents and children, family life, christmas party, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Xixo is back again. This time, his children accidentally stow away on a fast-moving poachers' truck, unable to get off, and Xixo sets out to rescue them. Along the way, he encounters a couple of soldiers trying to capture each other and a pilot ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, rescue, goofy hero, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Walk Like a Man (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a baby, Bobo gets separated from his family during a camping trip. After being raised by wild dogs for twenty years, Bobo is discovered by animal researcher Penny, who brings him back to his family and attempts to teach Bobo how to readjust to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, misfit, getting home, self discovery, family life, adventure, feral child, stupidity, dog, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Critical Condition (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Eddie is a con artist. But this time he's framed and comes before a judge. By claiming insanity, he hopes to get off the hook. He manages end up in a hospital for a mental examination. That night, a storm breaks out over New York, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, intense, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, mental institution, doctors and patients, disorder, hospital, african american, doctor, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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28%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Clifford (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his brother asks him to look after his young son, Clifford, Martin Daniels agrees, taking the boy into his home and introducing him to his future wife, Sarah. Clifford is fixated on the idea of visiting a famed theme park, and Martin, an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: family, family relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, fish out of water, nothing goes right, disorder, eccentric family, mischievous children, youth, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s, future
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Jury Duty (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, funny, light ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered New Guinea tribe. Grass skirts, makeup, and staged rituals transform his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, single parent, family relations, hoax, farce, expedition, dishonesty, switching roles, cons and scams, comedy of errors, professor, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, family, goofy hero, parents and children, family life, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right, small town, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Disorderlies (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As not-quite-orderlies who're downright Disorderlies, rap-music favorites The Fat Boys rule. Playing the freewheeling caretakers of the frail Dennison (Hollywood legend Ralph Bellamy), they stir up a comedic culture clash in Palm Beach society ...
Style: humorous, not serious, melancholic, talky, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fish out of water, switching roles, unlikely criminals, crimes, disorder, cons and scams, misfit, goofy hero, dishonesty, nothing goes right, crime gone awry, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mr. Nanny (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A former pro-wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: nanny, family relations, family, wrestler, mischievous children, parents and children, family life, kidnapping, disorder, crimes, young heroes, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Pooch and the Pauper (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The bulldog Liberty (who's thoughts we're able to hear) is the "First Dog of the USA", i.e. the president's dog. As such he has a lot of representative duties, but also many privileges which made him snobby and condescending ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: bulldog, dog, twins, switching roles, comedy of errors, fish out of water, mistaken identity, disorder, family relations, misfit, pets, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
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Carpool (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, funny, light, satirical, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, mischievous children, robbery, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, parents and children, family, disorder, hostage, heist, on the run ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ruben and Robby are twin brothers, adopted by Mona, one of the wealthiest - and most eccentric - women in Santa Barbara. Ruben is devoted to Mona, but Robby is more devoted to her money. So when Mona leaves her fortune and estate to Ruben it starts ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, melancholic ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, twin brother, estate, vengeance, power relations, battles, environmentalism, embezzlement, disorder, custody, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
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The Pest (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fast-talking Latino con artist Pestario "Pest" Vargas is the target of Scottish mobsters to whom he owes a considerable debt. Willing to do anything to raise money and avoid severe injury or death, Vargas agrees to a very unusual job -- he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, absurd, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, chase, scam, island, survival, crimes, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, pets, escapades, best friends, hopes, partners, race against time, save the day, family, adventure, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, save the day, prank, mischievous children, family relations, misfit, partners, goofy hero, nothing goes right, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Rescue from Gilligan's Island (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Plot: island, rescue, switching roles, misfit, heroes, nothing goes right, race against time, escapades, save the day, goofy hero, adventure, actor's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, pacific ocean, polynesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, road movie, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family, buddies, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, goofy hero, adventurer, partners, crimes, treasure hunt, escapades ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Though Eddie's fired right at Christmastime, his boss sends him and his family on a South Pacific vacation, hoping Eddie won't sue him after being bitten by a lab monkey. When the Tuttle family winds up trapped on a tropical island, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: island, christmas, family relations, isolation, nothing goes right, adventure, escapades, goofy hero, family in danger, survival, family, stranded on an island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%