Movies like Surviving Christmas

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Surviving Christmas (2004)
 5.4
 20K
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, cynical, realistic, 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, feel good and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, couples, family relations, mentor, runaway, catastrophe and dialogue 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), Home for the Holidays (1995). 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, semi serious, feel good, witty, idiotic ...
Plot: christmas, suburban life, christmas party, christmas eve, christmas tree, holiday, family, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, family gatherings, when the parents are away ...
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 ⇓
66%
 6.9
 209K
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, vacation, christmas party, lifestyle change, romance, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, parents and children, holiday, family dinner, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor, farce, family gatherings, down on your luck, family, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, wedding preparations and rituals, holiday, romance, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, christmas, single parent, parents and children, family conflict, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, nothing goes right, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
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 ⇓
37%
 4.9
 19K
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 ⇓
36%
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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, semi serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, siblings relations, opposites attract, parents and children, mischievous children, family life, family relations, love and romance, single parent, couple relations, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: unlikely couple, wedding, on the road, destiny, airplane, storm, romance, opposites attract, extramarital affair, travel, single, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Perfect Romance (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, single parent, unlikely couple, couple relations, singleness, eccentric family, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
'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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, neighbor, dating, apartment, support group, addiction, best friend, romance, farce, urban, single parent, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, single parent, couple relations, pregnancy, self discovery, midlife crisis, coming of age, romance, suburbs, newlywed, friendship, looking for love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 32K
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, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, marriage, baby, self discovery, couple relations, romance, parent child relationship, parents and children, singleness, eccentric family, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Third Wheel (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: restaurant, hidden identity, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, singleness, wooing, workplace romance, cons and scams, thirtysomething life, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, dysfunctional family, romance, bank, couple relations, parents and children, debt, storm, construction worker, gangsters, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 80s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 43K
The Rebound (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, starting over, single parent, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, romance, nanny, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: family gatherings, meet the parents, parenthood, family disapproval, nothing goes right, wedding, comedy of errors, farce, cat, cia, cia agent, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, meet the parents, farce, family, cia, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 365K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, infidelity, love at first sight, multiple storylines, workplace romance, romance, unlikely couple, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london, marseille, england, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 10K
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, stripper, young people, single parent, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.0
 54K
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, thanksgiving, masseuse, divorce, poet, fall in love, couples, parent child relationship, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Wedding Date (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
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: love and romance, fall in love, romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, hidden identity, family relations, opposites attract, disorder, wedding, dishonesty, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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A Christmas Wedding Date (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After being fired, Rebecca hours back to her old home town to attend her friends wedding on Christmas Eve and visit her mother. But when she tries to return home she finds she must relive Christmas Eve over and over until she gets it right.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: scolding, time loop, wedding, christmas, infidelity, fall in love, small town, romance, deja vu, love and romance, disorder, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.7
 104K
Valentine's Day (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, valentine's day, wooing, multiple storylines, romance, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 59K
Jersey Girl (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ollie Trinke is a young, suave music publicist who seems to have it all, with a new wife and a baby on the way. But life deals him a bum hand when he's suddenly faced with single fatherhood, a defunct career and having to move in with his ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: starting over, single father, family life, love and romance, father daughter relationship, romance, death of wife, death, relationships, love story, seduction, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Christmas in the Clouds (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation. Shot on location at The Sundance Resort in Utah, this is the first contemporary romantic comedy ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, resort, christmas, comedy of errors, goofy hero, nothing goes right, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york state, idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nate moves to L.A. to track down Cristabel, the woman he's been in love with since childhood, only to discover that his plan to woo her only has one hurdle to overcome: what to do with June, Cristabel's ever-present, not-so-hot best ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: misfit, looking for love, best friends, romance, unfulfilled love, cons and scams, blonde, dream girl, rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 45K
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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: memory loss, love and romance, betrayal, parents and children, amnesia, goofy hero, yacht, romance, verbal byplay, family, screwball, son ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 61K
Made of Honor (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: best friends in love, love and romance, bridesmaid, wedding preparations and rituals, friendship, best friends, forbidden love, opposites attract, couple relations, love triangle, unfulfilled love, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: scotland, europe, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%