Movies like Alone for Christmas

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Alone for Christmas (2013)
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Alone for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a family visits Grandma's house on Christmas Eve, they leave their dog at home alone. And when burglars try to take the presents from under the tree, the dog must use every trick it knows to stop them.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, captivating, light, parody, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: talking dog, christmas, home alone, crimes, isolation, heroes, family, criminal heroes, dog, burglar, house, robbery, dysfunctional family, car accident, bulldog, farce
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Alone for Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and semi serious films with plots about family, family relations, christmas, disorder, dog, youth and pets mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Alone for Christmas: Golden Winter (2012), Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013), The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014), Switchmas (2012), Elf-Man (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, pets, escapades, best friends, hopes, partners, race against time, save the day, family, adventure, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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100%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, friendship, crimes, youth, family, disorder, christmas, dog, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, animal life, farce, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's Easter and everyone's favorite K-9 is back! The Bannisters are heading out on a family cruise and sending Zeus to doggie day care. Everything is going according to plan, until the daycare's crosstown rival hires a trio of crooks ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the day, cons and scams, rivalry, family, crimes, dog, easter, kindergarten, criminal heroes, heroes, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This isn't just a Christmas miracle... It's Christmas magic! In this heart-warming family tale, rescue dog Shelby manages to escape the dog pound on Christmas Eve and runs straight into the arms of little Jake (John Paul Ruttan, Robocop). ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking dog, dog, christmas, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, holiday, puppy, animal life, family, adventure, pets, escapades ...
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100%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, switching roles, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
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57%
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, escapades, family, miraculous event, wish come true, magic, family relations, heroes, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas party, brother in law, santa claus, dancing, breakdance, holiday, christmas season ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, youth, track down, adventure, escapades, santa claus, friendship, heroes, legends and myths, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, crimes, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, dog, christmas, golden retriever, adventure, love, holiday, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Talking Pony!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 16 year old JULIET BELLO lives on a ranch with her stepmother KIM and two irritating stepbrothers, CRAIG and PETE. Since her father died the ranch has been going downhill, until in desperation Kim has to entertain the offer from businessman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, rivalry, farm, prank, horse, ranch, talking horse, talking animals, man versus nature, allergy, father son estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the day, pets, talking dog, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, human becoming an animal, family, youth, best friends, curses spells and rituals, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence) and the Bannister family have moved into a new home just in time for Halloween! When Zeus and George (Gary Valentine of "The King of Queens") decide to investigate a creepy neighbor (Lance Henriksen of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, save the day, haunted house, disorder, nothing goes right, family, halloween, dog, crimes, friendship, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Tiny Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It is Christmas Eve, and a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks down two cousins into miniature sizes! The kids are then scooped up into Santa's sack and dropped off across the street at their neighbour's house. In order to make it home for ...
Style: light, exciting, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, cousin cousin relationship, christmas present, getting home, happy ending, heroes, youth, family, escapades, holiday, adaptation, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, parents and children, unemployment, family relations, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, single parent, cat, supernatural, family, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: family, pets, talking animals, dog, heroes, secret agents, rivalry, chase, rescue, good versus evil, goofy hero, adventure ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
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32%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, road trip, dog, farce, silly humor, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Swindle (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on Gordon Korman's book 'Swindle,' this movie is about a boy named Griffin who finds a valuable multi-million dollar baseball card. After accidentally selling the card for a million dollar loss, he enlists the help of his best ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, youth, escapades, partners, cons and scams, swindle, cheerleader, best friends, family, friends, child spy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.2
 1K
Vampire Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: VAMPIRE DOG is a feature length family film about finding courage and discovering that you belong. Ace, a 12-year-old boy is new in middle school. His grandfather from Transylvania passes away at the ripe age of 99, and sends him his dog, Fang, to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, feel good, unusual plot structure
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, boy and dog, pets, youth, family, pet dog, talking animals, talking dog, moving, death of father, drums, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, pets, shopping mall, friendship, supernatural ability, heroes, adventure, escapades, rescue, talking cat, sarcasm, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, family, talking dog, pets, nothing goes right, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, friends, family relations, youth, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, hidden identity, parents and children, government agent, santa claus, surveillance, save the day, friendship, couples, society, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Wonderful Christmas: Feliz Navidad (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true meaning of Christmas comes home to the Rivera household in a very unexpected way. With Mom expecting a new baby and Dad facing work challenges, young Josie takes it upon herself to make sure the family has a Christmas they'll never ...
Style: captivating, humorous, funny, feel good, romantic ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, family relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship, romantic relationship, humour, kids and family, family problems, pregnant wife, love and romance, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, dog, escapades, save the day, pets, obsessive quest, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer, christmas movie
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 552K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 66
Now Hiring (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An out of work husband takes his wife's advice on exaggerating his work experience. When he does, he accidentally lands a job as a superhero. Now with no powers to speak of, he must become a hero as his city is threatened by a great evil.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, captivating
Plot: good versus evil, fish out of water, superhero, save the day, goofy hero, fighting crime, rivalry, hidden identity, supernatural ability, disorder, supernatural, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, family life, homecoming, love and romance, crime gone awry, family relations, dishonesty, christmas, small town, cons and scams, small town life, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%