Movies like Single Bells

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Single Bells (1997)
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Single Bells (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kati, successful advertising manager, dreams of a family with Jonas, who has been her boyfriend since eight years. As he doesn't like the plan at all, they start an argument. Kati finally decides to go to her sister Luise on Christmas instead of flying to Mauritius with Jonas. This turns out to be a bad idea because she isn't the only guest Luise's family has to bear... Kati, successful advertising manager, dreams of a family with Jonas, who has been her boyfriend since eight years. As he doesn't like the plan at all, they start an argument. Kati finally decides to go to her sister Luise on Christmas instead of flying to Mauritius with Jonas. This turns out to be a bad idea because she isn't the only guest Luise's family has to bear...
Style: parody
Plot: christmas, fire, rat, family relations, couples, airport, grandmother, son in law, brawl, daughter in law, sister sister relationship, goose, kitchen, christmas tree, overalls

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Most similar movies to Single Bells

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, captivating and semi serious films with plots about christmas, family relations, family, holiday, parents and children, couples and father son relationship mostly in Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Single Bells: Messy Christmas (2007), Father Christmas Is Back (2021), Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019), Grumpy Christmas (2021), In Bed with Santa (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Messy Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A holiday celebration with the extended family gets stretched to the breaking point in this comedy from Germany. Sara is happily married to Jan, though this wasn't always the case -- Sara is Jan's second wife, while Sara has three ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense, biting
Plot: eccentric family, lovers reunited, family relations, couples, destructive relationship, dark humor, family problems, road not taken, new love, ex husband, baby, fatherhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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95%
Andy Richter’s Home For The Holidays (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Andy Richter is capturing the spirit of the '70s network Christmas special, and inviting you to celebrate the Holiday Season the right way with his family and all his important celebrity friends.
Style: live comedy
Plot: christmas, live performance, joke, monologue, comedian, guest, family relations, friend, friendship, current affairs, live audience, actor playing himself ...
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69%
Father Christmas Is Back (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four sisters – Caroline, Joanna, Paulina, and Vicky – reunite for the Christmas Holiday in a Yorkshire mansion. However, their estranged father, James, joins in for the first time since he left the family behind decades prior. The group attempts ...
Style: entertaining, funny, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, mansion, sister sister relationship, family reunited, father daughter relationship, sisters, family relations, satire, humour, father and daughter, christmas season, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Victoria Wood with All The Trimmings (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The comedienne stars in this festive sketch show, alongside a host of celebrity guests.
Style: parody
Plot: scrooge, empire fashion, christmas, sketch, british humour, jane austen
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Feast of the Seven Fishes (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A slice of life story that follows a large Italian family on Christmas Eve as they prepare for the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes, reminisce about the past and seek love in the future.
Plot: christmas, slutty woman, blue collar, large family, christmas eve, catholic, grandmother, strip club, stripper, grandmother grandson relationship, mining town, double date ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Grumpy Christmas (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bitter, grumpy patriarch Don Servando and his family travel to spend Christmas with Doña Alicia, a relative who becomes his "ultimate nemesis". It may be Christmas, but Don Servando is set on proving to everyone that Doña Alicia is a ...
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, satirical, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, family holiday, family, satire, family relations, thrill ride, humour, control
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dearest Relatives, Poisonous Relations (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Like every year, everyone is going back to the ancestral family's home for the Christmas holidays. But this time, the old folks have a surprise, a good surprise for them. They have decided to go living with one of their children and make him or ...
Plot: family, family relations, christmas
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54%
In Bed with Santa (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Bed with Santa (Swedish: Tomten är far till alla barnen) is a 1999 Swedish comedy film directed by Kjell Sundvall. A German remake was made under the tiltle Meine schöne Bescherung.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, christmas, love and romance, couples, family gatherings, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, santa claus, teenager, jealousy, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: eastern europe
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53%
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Surviving Christmas with the Relatives (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two sisters come together to spend Christmas with their families in their recently deceased parents’ falling down country house, with hilariously chaotic consequences, as ancient sibling rivalries flare up again to sabotage the hoped for season of ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good
Plot: christmas, sibling relationship, family relations, family problems, hopes, family gatherings, ex husband ex wife relationship, christmas spirit, uninhibited rivalry, against the odds, family home, understanding ...
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50%
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Pitbullterje (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jim is a 12-year-old outsider. One day Terje (an overweight boy who claims to own a pit bull) starts in his class. He considers Jim as his best friend, but the only friend Jim can get is the only friend he really doesn't want.
Plot: christmas, christmas present, alcohol abuse, father son relationship, party, anxiety, pitbull, toys, loneliness, bullying, new neighbor, underage drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, happy ending, christmas season, marital separation, forgery, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, divorce, boy, gift ...
Place: new york
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49%
Christmas Is Canceled (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emma's father and her high school frenemy start dating so she embarks on a mission to break up the happy couple.
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: christmas, classmate classmate relationship, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, father and daughter, relationship problems, satire, relationships, love and romance, family, family relations, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Style: light, funny, captivating, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, father son conflict, holiday, stepfather, ex husband ex wife relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, awkward situation, adventure, children, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Witchipoo and the Wicked Witch of the West give Paul Lynde three wishes for Halloween. KISS performs three songs. Florence Henderson sings a disco version of "That Old Black Magic."
Style: parody
Plot: halloween, cult music band, witch, housekeeper, arm wrestling, sister sister relationship, gay subtext, valentine's day, easter, sheik, christmas, truck driver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, fall in love, romance, couples, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, fall in love, workplace, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Coopers' Camera (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Using a professional grade video camera, a dysfunctional family records their Christmas Day in 1985, which descends into total chaos.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, cynical ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, christmas, satire, family gatherings, uninvited guest, parents and children, family, couples, dysfunctional family, party, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: canada
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I Am Santa Claus (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ettore has spent the last five years in jail for a robbery. Once out of prison, he has nowhere to go, his wife broke up with him and doesn’t want him to meet their little daughter who was born right before he was arrested. Alone and desperate, ...
Style: captivating, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: saving christmas, christmas, thief, old man, santa claus, christmas movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: One-off period comedy, peeping into the lives of a south Wales family's Christmases across the 1980s, written by comedian Mark Watson and inspired by a Dylan Thomas short story. Christmas in this household may be a less than poetic affair, but ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, christmas spirit, rehearsal, christmas eve
Time: year 1989, year 1983, year 1986, 80s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Christmas Eve (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve.
Style: sweet, funny, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, parents and children, friendship, family relations, animals, trapped in an elevator, gift, holiday, animal life, trust, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Crackers (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Larceny, adultery, sabotage and treachery. Yes, just your typical Christmas with the Dredge family! Twelve-year-old Joey Dredge is in trouble again. Expelled for jumping off the school roof, he's haunted by his father's death and hates ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, christmas, disorder, couples, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amy, Kiki and Carla – three under-appreciated and over-burdened women – rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they ...
Style: buddy comedy, light, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, single parent, single mother, woman, female protagonist, holiday, women, humour, escapades ...
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39%
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Operation Merry Christmas: The Elf Con (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The plan of three small-time pickpockets to pull the heist of their lives during Christmas, posing as elves in a Christmas show in one of the most exclusive shopping centers in the city where they will collect private information from some wealthy ...
Plot: christmas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Something in the Air (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an exposé about Fact & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough, she hadn't seen it coming.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, romance, fall in love, love affair, unlikely couple, journalism, couples, friendship, dishonesty, love and romance, sexual content, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Move (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Eleven moving dates, eight friends: Philipp, Wiebke, Jessica, Maria, Swantje, Michael, Thomas, Dina – all in their twenties and mutually lonesome. And always searching: For a new city, a new job, an own apartment, a new, or even an old love. The ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, love and romance, family relations, friendship, breakup, goth girl, sex scene, female nudity, loyalty, christmas dinner, video chat
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Fabulous Patars (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Denis struggles to raise his boisterous daughters Janine and Mercredi on his own while holding down two jobs. Everything goes sour when Denis forgets Mercredi one too many times at the school gates. Séverine, a cheerful social worker, is appointed ...
Plot: supermarket, sister sister relationship, goat, bus, demonstration, christmas, dead mother, bowling, single father, firefly, music teacher, social worker ...
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32%
The Christmas Consultant (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Christmas is just around the corner but suburban workaholics Maya Fletcher and her husband Jack are too busy to get into the holiday spirit. As their Christmas to do list grows and deadlines fast approach, holiday spirit is at an all time low. Maya ...
Style: captivating, funny, entertaining, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: planning, holiday, counselor, family relations, christmas, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family, christmas present, christmas eve, family life, family holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Though Eddie's fired right at Christmastime, his boss sends him and his family on a South Pacific vacation, hoping Eddie won't sue him after being bitten by a lab monkey. When the Tuttle family winds up trapped on a tropical island, ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: island, christmas, family relations, isolation, nothing goes right, adventure, escapades, goofy hero, family in danger, survival, family, stranded on an island ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
That Time of Year (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film is about how to survive a Christmas eve with siblings, spouses, children, grandmothers and…dogs!
Plot: christmas, death, father daughter relationship, family relations, priest, christmas eve, teenage daughter, pregnancy, drunkenness, ex husband ex wife relationship, stress, sermon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%