Movies like Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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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, Canada, 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, nostalgic, colourful, sweet, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, toys, island, christmas, dentist, santa claus, winter, reindeer, snowman, family, adventure, good versus evil, youth, friendship, heroes, friends, partners, danger, imaginary, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s

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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, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, escapades, friends, adventure, imaginary, disorder and heroes mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Frosty the Snowman (1969), The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004), The Care Bears Movie (1985). 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, humorous, touching, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, wedding, mischievous children, santa claus, danger, escapades, friendship, family, imaginary, good versus evil, rescue ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: elf, christmas, santa claus, mischievous children, friends, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, young heroes, unlikely partners, heroes, misfit, rescue ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, goofy hero, danger, young heroes, orphan, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, rescue, imaginary, wish come true, siblings relations, fish out of water, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, France, Canada
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: idaho, toronto ontario canada, mexico, cuba, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, 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, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, social misfits, imaginary, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, youth, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, mischievous children ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes, disorder, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, tiger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, imaginary kingdom, escapades, young heroes, good versus evil, partners, underdog, family, heroes, imaginary, rivalry, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, bat, disorder, friends, danger, rivalry, mischievous children, heroes, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, dark, sweet ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set Sail For Adventure! A boatload of beloved VeggieTales pals embark on a fun and fresh pirate adventure with their trademark humor and silly songs in The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything - A VeggieTales Movie! Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
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Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, 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, semi serious, exciting, feel good, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Saving Santa (2013)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
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Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Return to Oz (1964)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
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