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Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
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Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Original name: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into the Abominable Snowman and find a whole island of misfit toys. Rudoph vows to see if he can get Santa to help the toys, and he goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. But Santa's sleigh is fogged in. But when Santa looks over Rudolph, he gets a very bright idea...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, christmas special, colourful, sweet, light, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, island, christmas, dentist, santa claus, winter, reindeer, snowman, toys, family, adventure, good versus evil, youth, friendship, heroes, friends, partners, danger, imaginary, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 1960s

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Most similar movies to Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family, friends, adventure, disorder, escapades, friendship and heroes mostly in Family, Animation and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970), Frosty the Snowman (1969), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), The Polar Express (2004), The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mischievous children, christmas, santa claus, danger, escapades, rescue, good versus evil, friendship, family, imaginary, family relations, foundling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, christmas special ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, heroes, unlikely partners, mischievous children, rescue, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: island, contests and competitions, young heroes, adventure, imaginary kingdom, escapades, heroes, obnoxious boss, rivalry, friendship, imaginary, family ...
Time: 2000s
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, friendship, rivalry, rescue, misfit, disorder, family relations, friends, good versus evil, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: stylized, touching, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, snow, adventure, train ride, bell, santa claus, gift, beard, faith, ticket, nerd, belief ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, jungle, family, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, friends, misfit, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, rescue, wish come true, siblings relations, imaginary, disorder, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: humorous, exciting, colourful, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, race against time, family, letter, escapades, elf, adventure, sleigh, assistant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, good versus evil, heroes, mischievous children, escapades, youth ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Tigger Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As it happens, everybody - Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Rabbit, Owl - is busy preparing a suitable winter home for Eeyore. When everything they do seems to get undone by Tigger's exuberant bouncing, Rabbit suggest Tigger go outside and find other ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, self discovery, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, tiger, rabbit, donkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, prince, imaginary kingdom, bat, rivalry, friendship, youth, danger, odd couple, parallel world, good versus evil, kidnapping ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: partners, disorder, family relations, friends, underdog, friendship, rivalry, misfit, imaginary kingdom, family, parents and children, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A collection of Winnie the Pooh's memorable holiday adventures, as Winnie, Piglet, and Tigger set out to find the right ingredients for Winter, Rabbit learns how to manage a complicated Thanksgiving dinner, and everyone gets a special visit ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, tiger, friendship, donkey, kangaroo, rabbit, youth, teaching the ways of the world, family, escapades, babies and infants, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, curses spells and rituals, daring rescue, family, adventure, imaginary, heroes, danger, getting home, escapades, wizards and magicians, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, steampunk, good versus evil, fantasy world, friendship, family, young heroes, danger, escapades, disorder, fish out of water, prejudice ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal with an evil postman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family, partners, buddies, disorder, mistaken identity, friends, misfit, odd couple, mad scientist, rescue, fish out of water, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, school, rescue, adventure, family, orphan, gang, friends, partners, animal life, pets, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, dark, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: summer camp, good versus evil, rescue, orphan, family, kids and family, friendship, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, danger, youth, friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, santa claus, christmas, best friends, youth, family life, disorder, animal life, buddies, danger, wizards and magicians, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Return to Oz (1964)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz. The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Lion (using the names ...
Style: touching, feel good, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: master villain, young heroes, hopes, escapades, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friends, righting the wronged, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, youth, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, snowman, christmas, fish out of water, disorder, youth, love and romance, friendship, misfit, friends, wish come true, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, imaginary, getting home, danger, talking animals, good versus evil, kids and family, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: not serious, humorous, fairy tale, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, cinderella story, good versus evil, friendship, friends, imaginary, heroes, prince, disorder, save the day, reluctant partners, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: They're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-animated retelling of the classic tale. You'll see your favorite characters: Dorothy, Toto, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, heroes, family, chases and races, save the day, foe turned friend, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, reluctant partners, daring rescue, unlikely partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric, christmas special ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, dog, monster, family, social misfits, imaginary, fish out of water, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, generosity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: tiger, friendship, rabbit, christmas, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, goofy hero, escapades, mischievous children, oldies, race against time, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dinotopia: Quest for the Ruby Sunstone (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An Orphaned Boy sets out in search of adventure, but when a shipwreck lands him on an island where Dinosaurs and Humans coexist, he finds not only adventure but a family as well.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: island, orphan, adventurer, heroic mission, young heroes, getting home, escapades, imaginary, dangerous animal, family, imaginary kingdom, adventure ...
Time: prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, heroes, heroic mission, unlikely partners, mischievous children, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, anti heroes, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Who or what exactly is a Heffalump? The lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood -- Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the pack -- embark on a journey of discovery in search of the elusive Heffalump. But as is always ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, disney, friendship, talking animals, winnie the pooh, family, elephant, forest, children, adventure, childhood, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, light, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, disorder, escapades, imaginary kingdom, youth, danger, good versus evil ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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