Movies like The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The parents are preoccupied with work and the kids aren't very festive. But it's up to them to help Santa find his magical bag of toys and the clock is ticking or Christmas will be ruined. Forced to set their own problems aside and work together the Fox family rediscover how much they enjoy being together and realise that maybe they need to reprioritise their lives. The Night Before The Night Before Christmas is a crazy Christmas fantasy for all the family, brimming with festive spirit.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sincere, funny, light, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, memory loss, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, saving christmas, family, elf, wish come true, heroes, imaginary, amnesia, christmas movie, north pole, reindeer, family reunited, shopping mall, christmas eve, christmas tree, hit on the head, christmas decoration, christmas lights, christmas carol ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin

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Most similar movies to The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about christmas, family, family relations, santa claus, holiday, disorder and christmas movie mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Night Before the Night Before Christmas: Northpole (2014), Cancel Christmas (2010), Elf-Man (2012), Santa Buddies (2009), Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Northpole (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, elf, family, parents and children, imaginary, christmas, save the day, single parent, youth, escapades, north pole, christmas season ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
Cancel Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Santa Claus has a mission to convince three problematic guys of Riverside Academy to change their attitude, especially Adam, who after being confined to a wheelchair has become a bitter guy. The misconduct of the three is causing serious problems in ...
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, funny, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, teacher student relationship, private school, prank, saving christmas, cynicism, character change, transformation, spoiled brat, hopes, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.5
 645
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, magic, elf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, adventure, dog, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror and ends up with amnesia. Now it's up to Sandy to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, good versus evil, danger, rivalry, supportive spouse, save the day, escapades, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas movie, holiday, deception, north pole, family, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, christmas tree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Get Santa (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, rescue, save the day, family relations, youth, parents and children, escapades, family, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, danger, youth, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Coming Home for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family gatherings, eccentric family, family relations, family, reunion, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the tradition of disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, orphan, pets, santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, save the day, young heroes, memory loss, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, family relations, north pole, family, snow, sibling relationship, imaginary, toys, disorder, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: tower bridge london, london, chicago illinois, sydney australia, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 992
Christmas Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A week before Christmas Liza McCann visit her estranged father who strangely lives in a town decked out for the holidays and is full of Christmas spirit. Strange events immediately occur when they arrive challenging everything Liza had once believed ...
Style: light, sweet, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, family relations, estrangement, small town, christmas, love, holiday, romance, couples, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 529
Merry In-Laws (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When down-to-earth Alex says yes to her boyfriend's marriage proposal, she has no idea that her future-in-laws are none other than Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: meet the parents, love and romance, family life, couples, eccentric family, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family gatherings, family, disorder, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Santa vs. Claus (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Christmas is in trouble. Santa, who has been bitten by the Fame Bug, is now magically split from Claus, his conscience and Christmas Spirit. "Fun, fun, fun" seems to be Santa's new purpose in life - which Claus, of course, strongly ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, save the day, split personality, race against time, family, chases and races, santa claus, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pete's Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time loop, christmas, family relations, starting over, teenager, youth, family, parents and children, hopes, christmas season, holiday, christmas movie ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: toys, santa claus, magic, christmas, holiday, prank, christmas party, family, disorder, chaos, mistaken identity, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Santa Who? (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Story: Santa Claus develops amnesia after accidentally falling out of his sleigh and only the innocence of a small child can save him. Meanwhile, Santa has to battle the disbelief of a newsman.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, save the day, young heroes, friendship, memory loss, family relations, disorder, family, family life, holiday, friends, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, road not taken, looking for love, family problems, romance, love affair, fall in love, family life, couples, parents and children, christmas ...
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41%
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Mr. St. Nick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kelsey Grammer stars as Nick St. Nicholas, a Miami-based playboy philanthropist who is about to make his life complete by wedding the girl of his dreams, gorgeous TV weathercaster Heidi Gardelle (Elaine Hendrix). Not known to the general public is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, rescue, family business, parents and children, family life, disorder, beach, family relations, wedding, destiny, heroes ...
Place: miami, florida
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39%
 6.6
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Snow (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, zoo, christmas, fish out of water, fall in love, escapades, daring rescue, adventure, hidden identity, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
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Santa Baby 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jenny McCarthy reprises her role as Mary Class, Santa's business-minded daughter, to help save Christmas in Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe, the sequel to ABC Family's original hit movie of 2006. Santa's in the midst of a late-life ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family business, relationship vs career, intrigue, save the day, eccentric family, forced into action, hopes, family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, girls' night
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Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Christmas & Co. (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must ...
Style: light, feel good, semi serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, children, christmas eve, gift, magic, snow, christmas party, celebration, toy, childhood ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he does his best to try and give Mr. Wilson the Christmas Spirit. Dennis causes his ...
Style: feel good, light, sincere, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, holiday, friends, miraculous event, family, family relations, precocious child, christmas movie, christmas, angel, neighbor, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: future, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Santa Incident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a ride on his sleigh Santa is mistaken for an alien in a UFO. After an attack, he ends up seriously injured in a small town. Two children must help him, so Christmas is not jeopardized.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, hidden identity, government agent, surveillance, santa claus, christmas movie, save the day, friendship, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three kids and their Dad move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, forgery, family, siblings relations, family life, cons and scams, disorder, adventure, crimes, mischievous children, save the day, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.0
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Gooby (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Imagine if you'd had a six-foot tall monster to help you through the rough times when you were 11! Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. He's convinced it's filled with evil space aliens out to get him. In ...
Style: sincere, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friends, youth, buddies, mischievous children, family relations, bear, adventure, friendship, supernatural, toy comes to life, parents and children, shopping mall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%