Movies like Scrooged

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Scrooged (1988)
 6.9
 99K
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, funny, light, talky, atmospheric, witty, semi serious, parody, feel good, surreal ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, supernatural, holiday, back from the dead, greed, television, christmas eve, tv show, happy ending, love, showbiz, hopes, power relations, compassion, boss and employee, time travel, time, satire, winter, friendship, anti villain, lone hero, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s, 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, humorous, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about redemption, life philosophy, destiny, dialogue, mentor, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Scrooged: Groundhog Day (1993), Ghostbusters (1984), A Christmas Carol (2004), Scrooge (1970), Heart and Souls (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
 622K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, time travel, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, repeated event, romance, alternate reality, idealism, nothing goes right, road not taken ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.8
 409K
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, funny, light, parody, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, monster, giant monster, paranormal phenomena, nerd, scientist, friendship, supernatural being, library, chase, paranormal ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: christmas, scrooge, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, introspection, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, hopes, disorder, family relations ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
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: unusual plot structure, visually appealing, touching, light, harsh ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, family, destiny, supernatural ability, death, childhood, dancing, melancholy, musician ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 70s, 1860s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, angel, ghost, redemption, supernatural, fear of commitment, love, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, happy ending, guardian angel ...
Time: year 1959, 80s, 50s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: sentimental, sexy, atmospheric, touching, reflective ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, scrooge, miser, afterlife, holiday, redemption, family, charles dickens, happy ending, greed, childhood ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, future, 18th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: christmas, time travel, ghost, supernatural, boss and employee, power relations, ambition, workplace, obnoxious boss, miraculous event, relationship vs career, businesswoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, year 2000, 2010s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, scrooge, self discovery, love and romance, supernatural, introspection, couples, redemption, lovers reunited, road not taken, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, los angeles, california, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.7
 33K
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: funny, talky, surreal, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: satire, weatherman, romance, magic, surrealism, love, creativity, relationships, fantasy world, adaptation, first contact, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: christmas special, semi serious, sentimental, atmospheric, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, ghost, miser, scrooge, redemption, regret, transformation, benefactor, clerk, time travel, victorian england, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 1840s
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, in-laws, family bonds, brothers, marriage, nothing goes right, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 12K
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, parody, cerebral, visually appealing ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, farce, transvestite, suicide, veterinarian, christmas eve, greed, death, loneliness, chase, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, italy, seattle, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 77K
Last Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be ...
Style: touching, surprise ending, sincere, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, holiday, romance, male female friendship, heart transplant, aspiring singer, young man, young girl, love, homeless woman, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: contemporary, year 1999, year 2017
Place: london, britain, england, united kingdom, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 16K
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, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: best friends, love, new year's eve, friendship, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 329K
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, sentimental, humorous, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: regret, wish come true, alternate reality, workaholic, remote control, time travel, architect, stopped time, redemption, wish fulfillment, sex scene, dysfunctional family ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: new york, new hampshire, los angeles, usa, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, ghost, romance, unlikely couple, supernatural, change of heart, couples, workplace situations, performer's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, family values, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, secret, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial romance, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 49K
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: funny, feel good, light, sexy, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: senior citizen, christmas, beautiful scenery, thanksgiving, aging, friendship, ice fishing, winter, love triangle, romance, couples, buddy ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: minnesota, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.6
 50K
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, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, love triangle, romance, best friends, teenager, coming of age, roommate, unlikely friendships, love, twentysomething life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new jersey, texas, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, light, harsh, melancholic ...
Plot: hollywood, friendship, movie business, filmmaking, rise to the top, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, ambition, rivalry, celebrity culture, rich and poor, satire ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: romantic, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, obsession, romance, supernatural, love story, hypnosis, love, time loop, time, playwright, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, edwardian era, victorian era, future ...
Place: usa, michigan, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 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, touching, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, hospital, redemption, self discovery, misfit, introspection, friendship, couple relations, disorder, holiday, time loop, selfishness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, time loop, fall in love, time travel, true love, love, dating, love and romance, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, light, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: time travel, high school reunion, alternate timeline, destiny, high school, romance, teenager, time loop, time, unlikely friendships, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 60s, 50s, future, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 4K
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: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: supernatural, zombie, love, death, magic, hospital, back from the dead, multiple storylines, atheism, guilt, family, fantasy world ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 16K
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: romantic, funny, parody, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: satire, television, women, farce, doctors, fantasy world, opera, mentor, eccentricity, runaway, brutality, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 9K
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, intense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: stand up comedian, romance, family, creativity, showbiz, rise to the top, ambition, friendship, performer's life, couples, redemption, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Merry Christmas Match (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Corey Calvin lives in a ski village where she works at her late father's local antique shop, having sidelined her her big city dreams of becoming a theater director. When Los Angeles hunk Ryder Donnelly comes into her shop, sparks fly and she ...
Style: romantic, sweet, sentimental, touching, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, christmas party, holiday, love, love and romance, life philosophy, looking for love, love story, fall in love, couples, lifestyle change, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christmas List (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isobel Gray plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend, including a snow-covered cottage in the Northwest, and a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions. But when the boyfriend goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, romantic, humorous
Plot: christmas, bucket list, holiday, christmas season, dream, winter, romantic friendship, perseverance, love and romance, stubbornness, hopes, christmas eve ...
Time: year 2016, year 1991
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, inspirational, semi serious, sexy, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, sport, ghost, college, life philosophy, death, sport team, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, gangsters, team ...
Place: british columbia, new jersey, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%