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, clever, realistic, cynical, witty, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, couple relations, nothing goes right, looking for love, eccentric family, suburbs, parents and children, loneliness, happy ending, dysfunctional family, prostitute, youth, family relations, misfit, love and romance, family life, family problems, couples, family gatherings, suburban life, single parent, disorder, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
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, feel good and funny films with plots about family, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, runaway and brutality mostly in Comedy, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Surviving Christmas: Christmas with the Kranks (2004), The Holiday (2006), Four Christmases (2008), Home for the Holidays (1995), 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, witty ...
Plot: family, christmas eve, suburban life, christmas party, christmas, holiday, disorder, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, peru, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, humorous, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, holiday, fall in love, couples, vacation, friendship, christmas party, snow, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, england, london, usa ...
⇓ 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, couple relations, dysfunctional family, family relations, holiday, nothing goes right, in-laws, family gatherings, parents and children, eccentric family, comedy of errors, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, christmas, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, weekend, single parent, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, love and romance, couple relations, romance, family relations, parents and children, construction worker, father daughter relationship, family drama, stereotypes, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: when the parents are away, christmas, disorder, fish out of water, adventure, christmas eve, airport, youth, child as adult, christmas tree, happy ending, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 values, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, secret, brother sister relationship, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, road movie, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: destiny, wedding, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, travel, disorder, fall in love, nothing goes right, infidelity, extramarital affair, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: workplace, fish out of water, comedy of errors, farce, disorder, nothing goes right, goofy hero, misfit, romance, estate, obnoxious boss, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, date night, kids
Plot: christmas, dysfunctional family, reunion, santa claus, family relations, young heroes, couples, eccentric family, siblings relations, parents and children, mischievous children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence leads an all-star cast, including Cedric the Entertainer, Mo'Nique, and Mike Epps, in the hit comedy "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins." When a celebrated TV show host (Lawrence) returns to his hometown in the South, his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homecoming, family relations, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, father son relationship, cousin cousin relationship, african american, brother brother relationship, black american, brother sister relationship, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: prostitute, matchmaking, mob boss, father son relationship, gangsters, misfit, urban, friendship, unlikely couple, city life, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
'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: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, best friend, neighbor, dating, support group, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: memory loss, family life, love and romance, parents and children, culture clash, mischievous children, betrayal, family relations, amnesia, romance, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, self discovery, romance, couple relations, parent child relationship, baby, women, family drama, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: stewardess, friendship, romance, follow your dream, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace situations, workplace, ambition, unfulfilled love, airplane, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, california, paris france, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: screwball, gangsters, couples, hidden identity, love triangle, dishonesty, wooing, looking for love, love and romance, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, switching roles ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, neighbor, nothing goes right, eccentric family, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, yuppie, vacation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, working class, youth, opposites attract, self discovery, single parent, best friends, human nature, infidelity, love triangle, family relations, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, parents and children, opposites attract, family life, mischievous children, eccentric family, love and romance, couple relations, blended family, family relations, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love and romance, comedy of errors, looking for love, love triangle, breakup, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: movie business, one more chance, showbiz, comedy of errors, blind character, disorder, couple relations, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, blindness and impaired vision, audition, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, ghost, alcoholic, vengeance, romance, starting over, misfit, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, family relations, ambition, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, kids
Plot: family, romance, single parent, disorder, couples, looking for love, family relations, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance, parents and children, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 14K
Fathers' Day (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After Scott has a fight with his father and runs away and when his father refuses to go after him. His mother, Collette, then goes to one of her former boyfriends, Jack, a lawyer, and tells him that he's her son's real father. Jack ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: odd couple, friendship, misfit partners, parents and children, missing child, parenthood, family relations, teenage life, disorder, family problems, on the road, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, romance, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, hidden identity, family relations, dishonesty, disorder, family gatherings, wedding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: looking for love, family relations, fall in love, love and romance, single father, matchmaking, love triangle, mother, verbal byplay, mother daughter relationship, sibling relationship, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, mischievous children, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, romance, love and romance, disorder, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, spanking, drug abuse, eccentric family, looking for love, couples, family life, family problems, addiction, society, reunion, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 4K
Cousins (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, romance, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%