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Holidaze (2012)
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Holidaze (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Melody, high powered corporate workaholic for a retail conglomerate, is happy to spend the holidays jet-setting with her girlfriends. However, she's in for an unpleasant surprise when her boss sends her to her sleepy hometown to convince the reluctant townspeople to allow them to build a new discount store. Now, forced to reconnect with her family and her childhood sweetheart Carter, her task is not so simple, as all are vehemently opposed to everything Melody's company stands for. Desperate to get out of town and back to her real life, Melody takes a spill and wakes up in an alternate universe where she never left home and is married to Carter! Once determined to leave her small town life behind, Melody must make sense of her new life and decide if you truly can go home again. - Written by ABC
Style: feel good, light, captivating, inspirational, humorous, sweet, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, bilingual
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: business deal, family values, memory loss, homecoming, small town, christmas, thanksgiving, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, life turned upside down, family relations, couples, mistaken identity, disorder, alternate reality, amnesia, road not taken, character change, romance, social relations, small town life, couple relations, second chance, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, feel good, semi serious and humorous films with plots about love and romance, couples, christmas, romance, family relations, fall in love and parents and children mostly in Romance, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Holidaze: The Christmas Secret (2014), A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013), Hitched for the Holidays (2012), Finding Christmas (2013), Little Women (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Christmas Secret (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While her life is falling apart, single mother Christine finds a magical family heirloom that leads to love and good fortune during Christmas.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, realistic
Plot: single parent, holiday, christmas, true love, life turned upside down, love and romance, downfall, couple relations, down on your luck, custody, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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100%
A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous to meet her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiance Will Mitchum. Alice’s trip becomes more stressful when her luggage is lost and her phone is damaged, leaving her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: mistaken identity, fall in love, christmas, disorder, destiny, parents and children, romance, love and romance, hopes, holiday, misunderstanding, in-laws ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hitched for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A couple of single adults agree to pose as each others significant other throughout the holidays to keep their meddling families from harassing them, only to find that their feelings for each other are real.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, holiday, family gatherings, pretend relationship, couple relations, singleness, love and romance, hanukkah
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Finding Christmas (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Single mother Ryan has just about given up on dating after her divorce, happily accepting her young son as the most important man in her life. That all changes when Ryan's brother Owen, also feeling unlucky in love after a bad breakup, swaps ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, couples, fall in love, single parent, family relations, looking for love, romance, gold digger, brother sister relationship, small town, veterinarian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, north carolina, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, first love, sister sister relationship, christmas, couple relations, family bonds, life changing experience, parent child relationship, everyday life, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: As Chicago gears up for its annual Thanksgiving Day parade, Emily Jones, an eager parade coordinator is shocked when Henry Williams, a wealthy new development consultant, is brought in to analyze the parade's finances.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: thanksgiving, romance, couples, opposites attract, partners, reluctant partners, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance, christmas, car, wine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Come Dance with Me (2012)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack (Andrew McCarthy) is an executive in a financial brokerage firm trying to impress the firm’s president, Drew Clayton (Chris Gillett), in hopes of a promotion. However, Jack is dating the fabulously rich and elegant Demi Clayton (Stephanie ...
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: romance, christmas, fall in love, couples, love triangle, dance school, boss and employee, social differences, dance teacher, dating, love interest, waltz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Christmas Belle (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With her California hometown in the rearview mirror, Belle heads north on business to catalog the sale of a large mansion. While the job is a dream, the client, Hunter Lowell, is not. But, as the two spend more time together, his icy demeanor begins ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, christmas, love and romance, love triangle, family business, fall in love, family relations, male female relationship, love affair, rivalry, couples, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Christmas Parade (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A popular network morning host finds herself humiliated on the air by her fiancé and disappears to a small town. While there, she helps a budding artist save a community art center for the town's kids, by helping them with their float for the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, save the day, small town, love and romance, fall in love, punishment, court, love affair, romance, friendship, love, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Surprised by Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of a young businesswoman who tries to convince her uptight parents to accept her current boyfriend and instead finds herself falling for an old high school flame.
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, disorder, couples, family relations, in laws, jealousy, friendship, romance, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Plot: high school reunion, starting over, estrangement, couples, romance, homecoming, fall in love, couple relations, doctor, small town, small town life, ex-lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, true love, romance, love triangle, family life, disorder, best friends, self discovery, christmas season, christmas eve, matchmaking, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, romance, parents and children, tv show, fall in love, wish come true, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
'Tis the Season for Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The holiday drama follows an out-of-work actress who returns to her quaint hometown, where a Christmas romance proves the life she once left behind could turn out to be even better than Broadway.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: christmas, hometown, love interest, parent grown child relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, happy ending, society, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wedding planner looks to persuade her mother not to marry a man she's only known for a brief period of time, until an unexpected development forces her to re-examine her feelings.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, event planner, christmas, romance, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, party, ritual, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Christmas in the City (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, light, captivating ...
Plot: department store, christmas, city life, store, small town, family relations, new job, family business, parent child relationship, fired from the job, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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All Relative (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Things couldn't be going better for Harry and Grace, a young New York City couple in love, until Grace's mother turns Harry's world upside down.
Style: tense, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, love and romance, wooing, romance, hidden identity, graduate student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Christmas Angel (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ashley has been on her own all her life. She feels even more alone this Christmas as she searches fruitlessly for a job. The seasonal cheer around her only rubs salt in her wounds as she scrapes by to support herself and her dog, Dash. But her ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, workplace, fall in love, hopes, romance, couples, human spirit, family, unemployment, singleness, couple relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Miss Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Holly Khun, known to Chicago as “Miss Christmas,” always finds a beautiful tree for the plaza, but this year’s was damaged, and the lighting ceremony is in 10 days. Hoping for a miracle, she combs through fan mail, and finds Joey McNary of ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, captivating, romantic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, life philosophy, family values, romance, workaholic, opposites attract, stranded, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tree, couples ...
Place: wisconsin, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What I Did for Love (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Call him a city slicker. Call him a tenderfoot. But don't call him a member of the family--yet. Rising L.A. lawyer James White is going home for the holidays with his fiancée, Sadie Ryder, to finally meet her family in rural Pine Gap. After ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, meet the parents, family life, family relations, couples, farm, win over, wedding, parents and children, fish out of water, lawyer, domineering father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The One That Got Away (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Joanna, recently divorced, decided to return with her daughter to the town where she was born. There, she confronts the memories of the past when he meets his former lover, now married.
Style: captivating, sentimental, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gossip, fish out of water, small town, divorce, romance, homecoming, fall in love, couples, family relations, lawyer, single mother, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Christmas Wish (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single mother, small town, family, family relations, parents and children, down on your luck, parent child relationship, money problems, holiday, bullying, car trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, single parent, family, parents and children, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, disorder, life turned upside down, family, family life, couple relations, orphan, youth, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, love and romance, small town, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, small town life, social relations, romance, happiness, parents daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, north america, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
All I Want for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tis the season for making dreams true. If everything goes according to plan for one young boy, he just may be sharing this Christmas with a new dad. Ever since her husband died, Sarah Armstrong has divided her time between working at a community ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, single parent, christmas, wish come true, hopes, romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, contests and competitions, looking for love, businessman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of ...
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, family, couples, romance, couple relations, miraculous event, divorce, hopes, nanny, santa claus, bad mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Growing the Big One (2010)
Genre: Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Radio DJ Emma Silver (Shannen Doherty) leads a chic city life in Seattle until she finds out her beloved grandfather has died. Traveling to his farm in quaint Valleyville, Washington to take care of the details, she is stunned to learn her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: farm, romance, couples, contests and competitions, fall in love, social relations, ambition, fish out of water, small town, disorder, misfit, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%