Movies like Surviving Christmas

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Surviving Christmas (2004)
 5.4
 21K
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up.
Style: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, witty, funny ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, couple relations, suburbs, nothing goes right, looking for love, eccentric family, loneliness, parents and children, happy ending, dysfunctional family, single parent, romance, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, disorder, goofy hero, prostitute, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois

Most similar movies to Surviving Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and semi serious films with plots about brutality, mentor, adaptation, dialogue, storytelling, runaway and happy ending mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Surviving Christmas: Christmas with the Kranks (2004), Four Christmases (2008), The Holiday (2006), The Family Stone (2005), Betsy's Wedding (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas eve, family, christmas party, holiday, suburban life, christmas, family gatherings, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, family life, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, holiday, family relations, comedy of errors, couple relations, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, eccentric family, in-laws, christmas party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 218K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, friendship, christmas party, romance, multiple storylines, vacation, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, family gatherings, family values, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, holiday, wedding preparations and rituals, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Betsy's Wedding (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Offbeat fashion student Betsy Hopper and her straight-laced investment-banker fiancé, Dylan Walsh, just want an intimate little wedding reception, but Betsy's father, Eddie, a Long Island construction contractor, feels so threatened by ...
Style: humorous, talky, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, couple relations, romance, parents and children, construction worker, love and romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: thanksgiving, dysfunctional family, single parent, christmas, parents and children, family conflict, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
My Boss's Daughter (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on – his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests ...
Style: humorous, feel good, idiotic, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, workplace, comedy of errors, farce, nothing goes right, obnoxious boss, drugs/alcohol, disorder, goofy hero, boss and employee, romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Forces of Nature (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, on the road, destiny, unlikely couple, airplane, storm, romance, opposites attract, travel, extramarital affair, single, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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 dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, neighbor, support group, dating, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, parent child relationship, looking for love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 33K
Nine Months (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, baby, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, eccentric family, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 11K
Milk Money (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three young boys pool their money and pay V, a kindhearted prostitute, to strip for them. Afterward, she drives them home to the suburbs -- but then her car breaks down. It's just as well, though, because a mobster named Waltzer is after her, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: prostitute, mob boss, matchmaking, suburbs, best friends, urban, romance, young people, stripper, single parent, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, opposites attract, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, intrigue, blended family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 5K
Two Much (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: screwball, hidden identity, verbal byplay, unlikely couple, romance, opposites attract, gangsters, couple relations, looking for love, love triangle, wooing, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, single parent, looking for love, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, couple relations, fish out of water, disorder, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Because I Said So (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, family relations, single father, fall in love, love and romance, matchmaking, mother, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, new love, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 47K
Overboard (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, parents and children, amnesia, yacht, betrayal, goofy hero, mischievous children, romance, family, family life, verbal byplay ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Arthur (Dudley Moore), that irrepressible drunk, tries to sober up -- and get a job -- in this sequel to the 1981 smash hit. Meanwhile, the father of the girl Arthur stood up at the altar in the first film is conniving to trick the hapless boozer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, alcoholic, ghost, single parent, romance, love affair, baby, billionaire, parents and children, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.0
 55K
Enough Said (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Eva is a divorced soon-to-be empty-nester wondering about her next act. Then she meets Marianne, the embodiment of her perfect self. Armed with a restored outlook on being middle-aged and single, Eva decides to take a chance on her new love interest ...
Style: realistic, clever, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, dating, party, masseuse, thanksgiving, divorce, poet, fall in love, couples, parent child relationship, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Meet the Fockers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, farce, family, meet the parents, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, cia, in laws ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, road trip, on the road, family, parents and children, mischievous children, romance, nothing goes right, single parent, couple relations, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Meet the Parents (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As Greg bends over backward to make a good ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, comic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family gatherings, meet the parents, parenthood, wedding, comedy of errors, family disapproval, nothing goes right, cia agent, farce, cat, cia, stupidity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 36K
License to Wed (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: realistic, romantic, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, priest, couple relations, marriage, love and romance, farce, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, ten commandments, family relations, disorder, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, fall in love, hidden identity, opposites attract, family relations, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, love story ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
She's Having a Baby (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want babies? Their parents certainly want them to. Is married life ...
Style: feel good, touching, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, single parent, self discovery, couple relations, midlife crisis, coming of age, romance, suburbs, newlywed, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 20K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: humorous, feel good, dark humor, light, funny ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, neighbor, family, rivalry, small town, parents and children, social relations, suburbs, couple relations, feud, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
View from the Top (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: stewardess, airplane, friendship, romance, betrayal, follow your dream, workplace situations, casting, boss, ambition, workplace, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: nevada, usa, california, paris france, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 98K
Little Fockers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get in with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, Jack's suspicions ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nurse, cat, viagra, comedy of errors, farce, parents and children, eccentric family, suburbs, kids and family, nothing goes right, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based upon Tyler Perry's acclaimed stage production, Madea's Family Reunion continues the adventures of Southern matriarch Madea. She has just been court ordered to be in charge of Nikki, a rebellious runaway, her nieces, Lisa and Vanessa, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, spanking, parents and children, eccentric family, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, looking for love, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%