Movies like Scrooged

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Scrooged (1988)
 7.0
 83K
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, hopes, showbiz, power relations, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television, satire, friendship, tv show, christmas eve, television show, anti villain, happy ending, christmas movie, network, coldhearted, obnoxious boss, profanity, bittersweet ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 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 humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about redemption, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, destiny and life philosophy mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Scrooged: Groundhog Day (1993), Ghostbusters (1984), A Christmas Carol (2004), A Christmas Carol (1984), L.A. Story (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 572K
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, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: time loop, existentialism, life philosophy, time warp, small town, time travel, alternate reality, idealism, nothing goes right, romance, disorder, road not taken ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 350K
Ghostbusters (1984)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, friendship, giant monster, chase, paranormal activity, slime, monster, 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: holiday, road not taken, self discovery, introspection, ghost, human spirit, redemption, family relations, nagging and grouching, disorder, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, hopes, misfit, supernatural ability ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.7
 29K
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, couple relations, urban, looking for love, self discovery, true love, fall in love, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, introspection, love and romance, supernatural, couples, lovers reunited, road not taken, redemption, true love, scrooge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: california, usa, los angeles, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, unlikely couple, romance, supernatural, introspection, lifestyle, nothing goes right, workplace, performer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, couples, love and romance, romance, nightlife, hopes, singleness, twentysomething life, looking for love, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: atmospheric, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, regret, redemption, holiday, christmas, supernatural, charity, misfit, family, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian england, future, 1800s ...
Place: london, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, christmas, great depression, power relations, coldhearted, reform, righting the wronged, bittersweet, family, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ...
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%
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, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family gatherings, parents and children, in-laws, nothing goes right, christmas movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, supernatural, redemption, ghost, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.4
 302K
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: humorous, sentimental, inspirational, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, architect, introspection, redemption, workaholic, family relations, remote control, alternate reality, wish fulfillment, dog, relationship vs career ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 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, supernatural romance, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, romance, unfulfillment, supernatural ability, ghost, misfit, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 45K
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, love triangle, romance, roommate, ambition, young lovers, graduation, twentysomething life, looking for love, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, ambition, rise to the top, performer's life, couples, friendship, stand up comedian, family, creativity, redemption, medical school ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 14K
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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: parody, satire, television, mistaken identity, tv show in film, showbiz, disorder, profanity, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, celebrity culture, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: montana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: destiny, high school, time travel, americana, high school reunion, coming-of-age, hopes, youth, romance, road not taken, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 10K
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, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, farce, bankruptcy, family relations, transvestite, nothing goes right, workplace, goofy hero, social misfits, misfit, eccentric family ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice, europe, seattle, italy, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, family gatherings, eccentric family, 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 ⇓
34%
 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: love and romance, romance, religions or cults, hopes, satire, investigation, miraculous event, love, moral ambiguity, solitude, media, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, 70s, 1910s, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.0
 42K
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: mayor, ice fishing, friendship, love triangle, christmas, separated, buddies, romance, love and romance, rescue, golden years, election ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, self discovery, redemption, couple relations, introspection, friendship, disorder, misfit, holiday, selfishness, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 26K
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: date night, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: womanizer, battle of the sexes, romance, boss and employee, buddies, unlikely couple, opposites attract, power relations, workplace, looking for love, success, african american protagonist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sport, sport team, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, team, ghost, university, athlete, injury ...
Place: usa, seattle, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, cello, river thames, rat, bittersweet, romance, impossible love, fall in love, love affair ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Picture Perfect (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: career woman, romance, workplace romance, unlikely couple, manipulation, love triangle, fall in love, nothing goes right, workplace, manipulations, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Magnificent Haunting (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring actor discovers that his spacious new apartment comes complete with eight friendly ghosts.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ghost, gay, supernatural, actor's life, follow your dream, self discovery, showbiz, old house, redemption, audition, artists and showbiz, aspiring actor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1940s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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