Movies like Santa with Muscles

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Santa with Muscles (1996)
 2.6
 8K
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, awful, cult film, unusual plot structure, road movie, melancholic, romantic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, orphan, amnesia, santa claus, millionaire, family, vengeance, miraculous event, misfit, memory loss, good versus evil, danger, dishonesty, mischievous children, escapades, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water, rescue, mistaken identity, goofy hero, cons and scams, holiday, happy ending, cave ...
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, dialogue, mentor, storytelling and destiny mostly in Comedy, Family and Crime genres. Some movies like Santa with Muscles: Baby Geniuses (1999), Dear God (1996), Call Me Claus (2001), Houseguest (1995), The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000). 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: mistaken identity, babies and infants, baby, mad scientist, twins, family, adventure, imaginary, prank, goofy hero, danger, rescue ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 4K
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, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: misfit, con artists, money, letter, god, office, workplace situations, mistaken identity, self discovery, miraculous event, comedy of errors, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, fish out of water, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 6K
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, witty, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, family relations, airport, mistaken identity, friendship, on the run, parents and children, suburban life, introspection, cons and scams, self discovery, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: christmas, santa claus, best friends, family, mischievous children, wish come true, hopes, supernatural, youth, disorder, holiday, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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, stolen identity, dishonesty, disorder, prison life, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: malibu california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 11K
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, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, farce, family problems, youth, social differences, rich and poor, family, rich kid, toys, mischievous children, job seeking, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2002)
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, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, couples, family relations, fish out of water, family gatherings, couple relations, disorder, mischievous children, single parent, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.1
 4K
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, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, rivalry, goofy hero, misfit, fish out of water, disorder, taxi driver ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: farce, culture clash, adventure, adventurer, disorder, friendship, fish out of water, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, rescue, desert ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa, new york
⇓ 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, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mistaken identity, fish out of water, hidden identity, nothing goes right, disorder, doctors and patients, mental institution, hospital, doctor, african american, crimes, odd couple ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: farce, fish out of water, getting home, misfit, animal life, self discovery, family life, dog, adventure, stupidity, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 7K
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 ...
Plot: courtroom, unemployment, jury, dishonesty, legal action, cons and scams, disorder, legal, misfit, hotshot lawyer, fish out of water, hotel ...
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, idiotic, absurd, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, family relations, single parent, hoax, professor, farce, expedition, dishonesty, switching roles, comedy of errors, cons and scams, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: papua new guinea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 4K
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, not serious ...
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, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, toys, santa claus, father son relationship, toy, family, parents and children, family life, christmas party, fish out of water, family relations, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
For Richer or Poorer (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Brad Sexton and his wife, Caroline, are wealthy New Yorkers with both marital and financial problems. The latter issue becomes a pressing matter when they discover that their accountant has embezzled millions and pinned the blame on them. Forced to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: amish, fish out of water, embezzlement, frame up, fugitives, misfit, rivalry, love and romance, crimes, hidden identity, accountant, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: twins, dog, switching roles, bulldog, fish out of water, comedy of errors, mistaken identity, disorder, family relations, pets, odd couple, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, feel good, semi serious, idiotic, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, yo yo, family, disorder, friends, silly humor, heist, escapades, nothing goes right, partners, adventurer ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 9K
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, family life, parents and children, mischievous children, kidnapping, eccentric family, disorder, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 7K
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 relations, prank, adult as child, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, disorder, fish out of water, kids in trouble, youth, mischievous children, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: los angeles, hawaii, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, offbeat, humorous, light ...
Plot: lawyer, family relations, estate, twin brother, vengeance, embezzlement, environmentalism, power relations, battles, disorder, fugitives, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 2K
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, idiotic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, switching roles, fish out of water, crimes, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, crime gone awry, misfit, nothing goes right, goofy hero, disorder, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 8K
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: island, manhunt, chase, scam, survival, crime, crimes, hitman, partners, disguise, latin, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Very Brady Sequel (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: surfing, parody, satire, family relations, kidnapping, wedding, family, goofy hero, disorder, couples, danger, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: hawaii
⇓ 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, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, family relations, save the day, prank, mischievous children, nothing goes right, partners, teenage life, fish out of water, mistaken identity ...
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: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: island, rescue, danger, nothing goes right, actor's life, silly humor, car chase, ocean or sea, disorder, city life, misfit, save the day ...
Time: 70s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, disorder, rescue, danger, hollywood, fish out of water, odd couple, mischievous children, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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