Movies like Scrooged

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Scrooged (1988)
 7.0
 90K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, witty, semi serious, light, talky, offbeat, cult film, funny, sentimental ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television, satire, friendship, tv show, television show, anti villain, happy ending, santa claus, christmas movie, network, coldhearted, obnoxious boss, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 60s, 70s, 50s, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, new york

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Most similar movies to Scrooged

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and light films with plots about redemption, destiny, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Scrooged: Groundhog Day (1993), Ghostbusters (1984), A Christmas Carol (2004), Heart and Souls (1993), A Christmas Carol (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 588K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, philosophical, humorous, sentimental, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, time travel, small town, nothing goes right, alternate reality, idealism, hopes, repeated event, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 364K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign ...
Style: humorous, light, parody, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, friendship, monster, slime, chase, paranormal activity, heroic mission, danger, mythology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 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: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, road not taken, self discovery, introspection, ghost, human spirit, family relations, disorder, redemption, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, angel, ghost, supernatural, redemption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 90s, 60s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, miser, family, misfit, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, great depression, christmas, hopes, supernatural, righting the wronged, coldhearted, reform, power relations, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
It's Christmas, Carol! (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive, Carol Huffman, who on Christmas eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the things that are truly important in life and that she is there ...
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, boss and employee, supernatural, obnoxious boss, ambition, workplace, power relations, relationship vs career, miraculous event, time travel, businesswoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 80s, year 1985 ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 30K
L.A. Story (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, clever, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: weatherman, satire, romance, hopes, love and romance, city life, looking for love, couple relations, self discovery, true love, urban, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, regret, redemption, miser, holiday, christmas, victorian england, supernatural, charity, coldhearted, friends, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, victorian, future ...
Place: london, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Christmas Cupid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sloan is beautiful, stylish, and on the fast track to success at her public relations firm. After her client Caitlin ends up in a coma and becomes her own personal ghost of Christmas past, present, and future; she finds out first hand that her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, introspection, love and romance, supernatural, scrooge, lovers reunited, road not taken, redemption, couples, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, in-laws, nothing goes right, christmas party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 15K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, love and romance, romance, nightlife, couples, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love, sexual dysfunction, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, romance, unlikely couple, supernatural, workplace, lifestyle, nothing goes right, performer's life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 312K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: inspirational, humorous, sentimental, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, wish fulfillment, architect, redemption, workaholic, alternate reality, family relations, remote control, dog, relationship vs career, introspection ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Big Picture (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
Style: suspense, humorous, semi serious, realistic, light ...
Audience: student film
Plot: hollywood, friendship, rise to the top, desire for fame, satire, artists and showbiz, rivalry, ambition, rich and poor, celebrity culture, movie business, film within a film ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 10K
Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, miser, money, supernatural ability, time travel, holiday, family, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 11K
Mixed Nuts (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, farce, family relations, bankruptcy, transvestite, workplace, goofy hero, nothing goes right, social misfits, misfit, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, seattle, europe, california, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, eccentric family, family gatherings, parents and children, family values, family relations, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.0
 44K
Grumpy Old Men (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, mayor, senior citizen, ice fishing, love triangle, christmas, separated, couples, friends, bittersweet, profanity, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1978, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, introspection, friendship, couple relations, disorder, misfit, holiday, selfishness, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Somewhere in Time (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young writer, Richard Collier is met on the opening night of his first play by an old lady who begs him to, "Come back to me." Mystified, he tries to find out about her, and learns that she is a famous stage actress from the early 1900s. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, atmospheric, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, hypnosis, obsession, supernatural, love triangle, playwright, romance, love affair, love and romance, hotel, dream, supernatural romance ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 70s, 1910s, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 47K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, roommate, love triangle, romance, twentysomething life, looking for love, graduation, ambition, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, chicago illinois, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, destiny, high school, americana, high school reunion, coming-of-age, youth, hopes, romance, road not taken, one more chance, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.3
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, impossible love, parents and children, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 8K
Punchline (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Lilah Krytsick is a mother and housewife who's always believed she could be a stand-up comedian. Steven Gold is an experienced stand-up seemingly on the cusp of success. When the two meet, they form an unlikely friendship, and Steven tries to ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, intense, clever ...
Plot: romance, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, performer's life, couples, friendship, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, medical school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 15K
Soapdish (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, ...
Style: parody, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, media satire, showbiz, celebrity culture, disorder, profanity, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Sixth Man (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine dies of heart attack and Kenny has to fill his shoes as leader of team. Some time later, Antoine returns as a ghost and helps Kenny in game and in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, inspirational, suspense, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, college, ghost, sport, sport team, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, ghosts, team, university, injury ...
Place: usa, seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 2K
Touch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Juvenal, a presumed miracle worker, appears on the scene Bill Hill attempts to exploit him but his plans go astray with the untimely intervention of August Murray and the developing relationship between Juvenal and Lynn Faulkner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: romance, love and romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, investigation, miraculous event, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, life is a bitch, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Truly Madly Deeply (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie ...
Style: touching, witty, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love, death, rat, river thames, cello, bittersweet, romance, couples, family relations, pianist ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 27K
Boomerang (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, boss and employee, buddies, unlikely couple, opposites attract, workplace, power relations, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%