Movies like Elmo Saves Christmas

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Elmo Saves Christmas (1996)
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Elmo Saves Christmas (1996)
Original name: Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Can there be such a thing as too much Christmas? Find out... when a magical Christmas wish is granted and Elmo gets to see what the world would be like if every day were Christmas! You'll enjoy lots of songs and holiday cheer with Elmo and his new friend Lightning, the reindeer, and discover for yourself why Christmas is best kept to one day a year!
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: puppet, christmas, ghost, youth, family, heroes, family relations, misfit, couple relations, wizards and magicians, love and romance, hopes, road not taken, family gatherings, mischievous children, redemption, unfulfilled love, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, fish out of water, estrangement, obnoxious boss, unfulfillment, save the day ...
Place: sesame street

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Most similar movies to Elmo Saves Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and touching films with plots about family, christmas, family relations, disorder, youth, santa claus and mischievous children mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Elmo Saves Christmas: Mr. Christmas (2005), Call Me Claus (2001), Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978), A Carol Christmas (2003), Monkey in the Middle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (2006)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Oscar the Grouch is visited by three ghosts in an attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, eccentric family, fish out of water, hopes, androids and robots, ghost, misfit, mad scientist, social misfits, nothing goes right, mischievous children, family ...
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95%
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Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, road not taken, family life, family relations, disorder, ghost, hopes, obnoxious boss, when the parents are away, parents and children, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, fish out of water, redemption, disorder, goofy hero, misfit, ghost, santa claus, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, couples, disorder, family gatherings, mischievous children, fish out of water, couple relations, single parent, family relations, mistaken identity, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: puppet, self discovery, friends, wizards and magicians, skating, social relations, nagging and grouching, puppets, family relations, disorder, riddles and clues, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, road not taken, starting over, family relations, disorder, hopes, holiday, talk show host, redemption, hollywood, family, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, friendship, disorder, youth, family, single parent, animal life, friends, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, wish come true, best friends, family, mischievous children, youth, hopes, supernatural, disorder, holiday, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Eve's Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: one more chance, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, wish come true, family life, love and romance, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, love and romance, family, hopes, family relations, disorder, couples, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Santa vs. Claus (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Christmas is in trouble. Santa, who has been bitten by the Fame Bug, is now magically split from Claus, his conscience and Christmas Spirit. "Fun, fun, fun" seems to be Santa's new purpose in life - which Claus, of course, strongly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, save the day, split personality, race against time, family, chases and races, santa claus, christmas
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, generates a list of potential mates. Nick dutifully sets ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, hidden identity, looking for love, road not taken, family problems, romance, family life, love affair, fall in love, couples, parents and children, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Christmas Clause (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, family, hopes, unfulfillment, starting over, dull life, christmas, destiny, escapades, happy ending, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Christmas Tree Miracle (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: “A Christmas Tree Miracle” is a warm-hearted tale that reminds us that in the holiday season, the best gifts in life are the simple ones, and that miracles do happen, if you believe.
Style: semi serious, humorous, uplifting, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, christmas, family life, hopes, mysterious character, life turned upside down, family relations, disorder, family problems, christmas tree, starting over, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Coming Home for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a ...
Style: feel good, light, sweet, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family problems, family life, family, family relations, family gatherings, siblings relations, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, reunion, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The made for television movie Munster's Scary Little Christmas, created three decades after the demise of the original series, concerns son Eddie missing his home in Transylvania. Soon the entire family bands together to teach the young boy ...
Style: semi serious, offbeat, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: eccentric family, vampire, family relations, human becoming an animal, wizards and magicians, couples, disorder, human becomes animal, ghost, obnoxious boss, silly humor, when the parents are away ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, save the day, family, family relations, gang, taxi, disorder, youth, goofy hero, eccentric family, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, on the road, getting home, siblings relations, hopes, family relations, dog, christmas, escapades, wish come true, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Christmas Star (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblence to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: suburbs, holiday, christmas, chases and races, family, misfit, forgery, hidden identity, mischievous children, dishonesty, on the run, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, santa claus, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes, self discovery, friendship, mischievous children, family life, youth, parents and children, fish out of water, hopes, miraculous event ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, dysfunctional family, reunion, santa claus, young heroes, couples, eccentric family, disorder, love and romance, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: singleness, true love, wish come true, looking for love, opposites attract, fish out of water, fall in love, family life, misfit, couples, disorder, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, youth, family, family relations, step siblings, teenage life, siblings relations, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, family relations, stowaway, family, disorder, youth, friends, pets, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Barney's Animal ABCs (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Barney and his friends are playing a game and finding an animal for each letter of the alphabet, and everyone is excited to give it a try.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, educational, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, youth, escapades, misfit, disorder, animal life, animal that acts human, friends, family, tyrannosaurus rex, kids and family, song
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Get Santa (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, save the day, rescue, parents and children, youth, family, escapades, family relations, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, couples, disorder, family relations, righting the wronged, family life, mistaken identity, couple relations, fish out of water, show tunes, mischievous children ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, school, lifestyle, family, animal life, holiday, dogcatcher, great depression, dog, puppy, pets, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%