Movies like Ms. Scrooge

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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
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Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by the ghost of her dead partner Maude Marley and then by other spirits who remind her of her happy past and chronicle the bitterness and greed that have taken over her life. At last, she is shown her own death and funeral. No one is there to mourn her. This revelation shocks her into opening her heart and her checkbook.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, miser, christmas, ghost, time travel, change of heart, boy, regret, dog, death, puppy, church, businesswoman, african american, sick child, holiday, happy ending, ghost story, city, accountant, female protagonist, death of father, little boy, old woman, elderly woman ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: rhode island

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Most similar movies to Ms. Scrooge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, feel good and captivating films with plots about christmas, christmas movie, holiday, christmas season, happy ending, christmas eve and hopes mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Ms. Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (1999), A Christmas Carol (1984), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), A Christmas Carol (2004), Christmas on Division Street (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, victorian england, regret, redemption, holiday, christmas, miser, supernatural, charity, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era, future
Place: turkey, london
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100%
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, miser, holiday, scrooge, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, family, unfulfillment, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 70s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, childhood, change of heart, family, puppet, escapades, encounter, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, introspection, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, hopes, disorder, family relations ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Christmas on Division Street (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A good-natured homeless man and an ill-tempered student become good friends.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating, touching ...
Plot: friendship, christmas, library, homeless man, bittersweet, society, hopes, odd couple, youth, friends, social differences, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips would be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly in his heart" So spoke the immortal words of Christmas’ most famous miser, ...
Plot: christmas, scrooge, holiday, compassion, ghost, redemption
Time: victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, road not taken, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, supernatural, hopes, family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
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Story: London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sincere, captivating, dark fantasy
Plot: christmas eve, scrooge, ghost, miser, employer employee relationship, spirit, greed, poor family, christmas, introspection, family relations, family secret ...
Time: victorian era, 1840s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Ebbie (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this updated retelling of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," ruthless business-woman and shopping store owner Elizabeth "Ebbie" Scrooge is taught the true spirit of Christmas by three Spirits who visit her.
Plot: christmas, death, marketing, ghost, sister, switching roles, scrooge
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Journey Back to Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: WWII has ended and Hanna is still grieving over her husband's disappearance. When the Christmas Comet appears for the first time in 70 years, Hanna is caught in a terrible storm and knocked unconscious. When she wakes up, she's in 2016.
Style: sincere, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: christmas, christmas season, time travel, magic, romance, christmas eve, nurse, library, hospital, world war two, perfume, comet ...
Time: year 1945, 1940s, year 2016
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Style: entertaining, suspense, sweet, touching, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, sick child, community, faith, teenager, boy, brother brother relationship, saving a life, goodhearted, moral dilemma, against the odds, coping ...
Place: cleveland ohio, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sarah Bishop and her estranged sister Beth are reunited after their father Buddy suffers a mild stroke. Buddy, who's never accepted the loss of his wife Lorraine, wants only one thing-to return home for Christmas. With sweet memories of a life ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sweet
Plot: christmas, love, miraculous event, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, death of wife, widower, christmas eve, christmas season, loss of loved one, afterlife, christmas movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
It's Christmas, Carol! (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive, Carol Huffman, who on Christmas eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the things that are truly important in life and that she is there ...
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, supernatural, boss and employee, power relations, ambition, workplace, obnoxious boss, miraculous event, relationship vs career, time travel, businesswoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, dream, family life, family problems, estate, couples, family relations, hopes, family, self discovery, destiny, couple relations ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, visually appealing, sentimental ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, money, miser, supernatural ability, time travel, holiday, family, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
31%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Carol for Another Christmas (1964)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Director Joseph Mankiewicz's first work for television, the 90-minute ABC drama was publicized as having an all-star cast (which meant that names of some supporting cast members were not officially released). In Rod Serling's update of ...
Plot: christmas, post apocalypse, anti war, nephew, ruins, charles dickens, concentration camp, un, uncle nephew relationship, world war one, loss of son, christmas eve ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lisa's trip home to Evergreen for the holidays finds her shepherding an effort to save the town's beloved general store, fulfilling the wishes of a Christmas past and finding a romance full of Christmas magic.
Style: sweet, entertaining, feel good, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, society, christmas spirit, love, childhood memory, friendship, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romance, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, ...
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, romantic, touching
Plot: christmas, saving a life, rescue, christmas eve, love affair, unlikely partners, happy ending, kindness, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, love and romance ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.
Style: light, sweet, captivating, disturbing, romantic ...
Plot: christmas, dating, christmas present, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, holiday, gift, love affair, predicting the future, changing lives, lifestyle change, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Heavenly Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon her untimely death, a workaholic finds herself in training to be a Christmas Angel in Heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, she’s assigned a hard luck case. As she’s forced to help solve his problems, she’ll ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, romantic, sweet
Plot: christmas, afterlife, love, christmas season, christmas eve, fall in love, power of love, love and romance, human nature, fish out of water, life philosophy, bittersweet ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Boy Called Christmas (2021)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, elf, holiday, magical, search for father, boy, magic, santa claus, snow, reindeer, adventure, never give up ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Naughty or Nice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krissy Kringle receives a delivery intended for Santa Claus. A magical book that shows if a person has been naughty or nice. She uses the book's power to find out about those around her, which leads to some very unusual and unintended ...
Style: sweet, entertaining, disturbing, captivating
Plot: christmas, christmas season, romance, love and romance, friendship, christmas present, christmas eve, hopes, self discovery, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, looking for love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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My Santa (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young, single mother, Jen, begins to lose her faith in the magic of Christmas. However, when she takes her son Eric to see the local mall Santa, Jen immediately feels an attraction and connection with Chris, the young, attractive man filling the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, single mother, holiday, secret identity, family relations, couples, love and romance, magic, love triangle, single parent, christmas ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Three Days (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically killed just days before Christmas, an angel gives Andrew ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, sentimental
Plot: angel, death of wife, second chance, marriage, christmas, love and romance, husband wife relationship, death, holiday, african american, literary agent, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
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Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reindeer, christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, family relations, farm, family, fish out of water, parents and children, siblings relations, family life ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, orphan, christmas, apprentice, friendship, toys, village, young heroes, selflessness, secret, carpenter, christmas present ...
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, child custody, christmas eve, toys, holiday, family, adventure, christmas party, magic, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Time of Her Life (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two ghosts, separated by time, who have roamed the grounds of a historic English mansion, searching for each other are brought together by Ally (LAURA PENNEYCARD), a photography student who is experiencing dreams she can't explain and Emmett ...
Plot: ghost, time travel, love
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23%