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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (2000)
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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on the popular book by L. Frank Baum, the beloved author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, comes the incredible story of The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus. Many centuries ago, long before toys had even been invented, a baby abandoned at the edge of an enchanted forest was adopted and raised by a beautiful wood nymph, thus beginning the life story of Santa Claus. From his first truly magical childhood through the discovery of his life's work of making children happy, discover the origin of every tradition surrounding Santa Claus, from toys, stockings and lighted trees to reindeer and sleigh. Journey back to a time of magic and wonder, and experience this heartwarming tale that will bring joy each holiday season.
Plot: santa claus, christmas, fairy, talking animals, winter

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and christmas special films with plots about christmas, santa claus, holiday, family, reindeer, escapades and north pole mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus: Nine Dog Christmas (2004), A Flintstone Christmas (1977), Babar and Father Christmas (1986), Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004), The Light Before Christmas (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nine Dog Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Animated tale about Santa's reindeer, who have come down with the North Pole flu. Nearsighted elf leader Buzz thinks he's found the perfect replacements, but the makeshift reindeer turn out to be nine stray dogs in an old beat-up wagon! ...
Plot: cartoon dog, santa claus, christmas, dog, elf
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95%
A Flintstone Christmas (1977)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
Style: christmas special
Plot: anachronism, santa claus, christmas, family relations, holiday, caveman, christmas eve
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. And to justify it, he tells the history of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, who named him Claus. ...
Style: christmas special, puppet animation
Plot: santa claus, christmas, missing child, voting, toys, nymph, surprise, sleigh, chimney, peasant, beard, invisibility ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Babar and Father Christmas (1986)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After writing to Santa, Arthur, Pom, Flora and Alexander carefully monitor the mailbox, but in vain. Finding their excellent idea of wanting to bring Santa home, Babar sets out on a long journey to find him and convince him to include elephant ...
Plot: christmas, elephant, santa claus, prince, monkey, princess, queen, rhinoceros, king
Place: paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004)
Genre: Musical, Animation, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: When the Professor and Rock Bottom plot to create the world's biggest blizzard in order to ruin Christmas, Felix the Cat and Poindexter must travel to the North Pole to help Santa Claus and save Christmas.
Plot: north pole, cartoon cat, christmas, holiday, santa claus, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Light Before Christmas (2007)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: After losing their way on a cold, blustery Christmas eve, two children, Katie and Makean are rescued by their friend, the Candleman, an old sage who imparts wisdom, hot chocolate, and stories. Opening a weathered book, he begins reading the classic ...
Plot: christmas, old man, christmas eve, children, candle, magic, mouse, santa claus, christmas present
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, adventure, belief, magic, santa claus, train ride, train travel, holiday, self discovery, young heroes, snow, computer animation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Miser Brothers' Christmas is a sequel to the classic 1974 television special The Year Without a Santa Claus. The stop-motion animated special, produced by Warner Brothers Television Animation (owners of the post-1973 Rankin/Bass animated ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, save the day, family relations, good versus evil, rivalry, family, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, miser, elf, sibling relationship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Disney Christmas Gift (1983)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Christmas-themed compilation of animated shorts featuring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck combined with excerpts from Disney feature films as well as the 1933 classic short "The Night Before Christmas".
Plot: christmas, siblings, singing, snow, winter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, argument, cinderella, fairy godmother, rabbit, horse carriage, king arthur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Jiminy Cricket's Christmas (1983)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Join Jiminy Cricket as he hosts and performs in this all-star celebration of yuletide fun for the whole family. Featuring the holiday antics of Donald Duck, Chip N Dale, and Goofy, this cavalcade also offers special Christmas surprises: ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, snow white, cartoon duck, pinocchio, dwarf, mouse, cartoon mouse, table, liquid, duck, cricket the insect
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A delightful, animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. A Cricket on the Hearth, tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, blindness, deception, father daughter relationship, cricket the game, toy maker, toy comes to life, cricket the insect
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, christmas, santa claus, small town life, fish out of water, americana, delivery, disorder, hidden identity, journalism, family, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york, united states, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast's wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, opposites attract, mischievous children, palaces castles and temples, family relations, friends, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The holiday season gets extra chilly as Loki and the frost giant Ymir plot to conquer the world. Marvel heroes Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and others must stop the villains from stealing Santa's power – if anyone can actually find ...
Style: christmas special
Plot: santa claus, holiday, super villain, snow, superhero team, superhero, christmas, casket, asteroid, iron man character, north pole, tony stark character ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: elf, christmas, santa claus, mischievous children, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, friendship, show tunes, friends ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, christmas, dark fantasy, holiday, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, skeleton, goth, dreams, objects come to life, nightmare, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: family relations, wedding, mischievous children, santa claus, christmas, escapades, danger, friendship, good versus evil, rescue, family, imaginary ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: time travel, santa claus, christmas, reindeer, north pole, save the day, adventure, fish out of water, danger, escapades, disorder, elf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Little Troll Prince (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A little troll finds himself in a wonderful voyage from the Troll Kingdom until a human house, where he discover the Christmas and God.
Plot: troll, christmas, gnome, 2d animation, mountain, forest, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.
Style: feel good, light, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, north pole, holiday, adventure, horse, christmas movie, imaginary, good versus evil, friendship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Great Santa Claus Caper (1978)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When inventor/efficiency expert Alexander Graham Wolf plots to take over Santa's workshop, Comet asks for help from Raggedy Ann, Andy and their dog, Raggedy Arthur.
Plot: christmas, children, holiday, sleeping, reindeer, toy, villain, male tears, elf, christmas tree, parachute, bedroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, disorder, friends, in the woods, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, puppet, money raising, puppets, youth, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
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 ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: misfit, imaginary kingdom, toys, island, christmas, dentist, snowman, santa claus, reindeer, winter, family, adventure ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: partners, misfit, save the day, escapades, danger, family, adventure, buddies, odd couple, heroes, disorder, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Princess Odette, Prince Derek and their trusted woodland friends reunite in this all-new adventure for their first Christmas celebration together! As the kingdom prepares for a festive holiday, the villainous Rothbart plots to destroy Christmas. ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, serious, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, princess, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, escapades, family, adventure, holiday, love, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, hi-tech, letter, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tanzania, idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Klaus (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A postman is posted to a frozen town in the North - where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.
Style: sincere, funny, feel good, thought provoking, colourful
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, postman, kindness, friendship, good versus evil, small town, city, heroic mission, christmas present, children, re-education ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Santa and the Three Bears (1970)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Two bear cubs want to meet Santa despite their mother telling them that Santa does not exist. With the help of the park ranger, their wish might come true!
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: save the day, escapades, hopes, youth, family, animal life, family relations, in the woods, parents and children, wish come true, holiday, christmas ...
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Elf Bowling the Movie: The Great North Pole Elf Strike (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: So you think you know the real story behind Santa Claus? So starts "Elf Bowling the Movie: The Great North Pole Elf Strike" and it takes you on a laugh filled journey from pirate filled oceans to the North Pole to Fiji. There are several ...
Plot: christmas, elf, surrealism, bowling
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Denmark, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, adventure, family, friends, holiday, society, destiny, single parent, power relations, family relations, family tradition ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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