Movies like Single Bells

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Single Bells (1998)
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Single Bells (1998)
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...
Plot: christmas, parody, kitchen, family relations, sister sister relationship, rat, airport, fire, grandmother, brawl, couples, daughter in law, goose, son in law, christmas tree, overalls

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about christmas, family relations, couples, holiday, love and romance, friendship and parents and children mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Single Bells: Cunk on Christmas (2016), Messy Christmas (2007), In Bed with Santa (1999), Pitbullterje (2005), Mr. Miracle (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cunk on Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Philomena Cunk is on a festive mission to track down the true meaning of Christmas, and find out exactly what it wants. It's an insightful documentary which takes her on a journey from pagan winter festivals and the nativity story, via ...
Plot: parody, christmas, expert, interview, comedienne
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95%
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, semi serious, realistic, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: eccentric family, family relations, lovers reunited, family problems, couples, destructive relationship, road not taken, new love, ex husband, secret, baby, fatherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, female director, family relations, current affairs, actor playing himself, joke, monologue, friendship, live performance, comedian, guest, live audience ...
⇓ 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.
Plot: parody, sketch, empire fashion, jane austen, christmas, british humour, scrooge
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: touching, humorous, offbeat, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, christmas, love and romance, couples, couple relations, family gatherings, chaos and mayhem, santa claus, female stockinged legs, marriage, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
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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, toy, anxiety, father son relationship, new neighbor, garage, loneliness, party, bullying, underage smoking, pitbull, toys ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mr. Miracle (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Heavenly angel Harry Mills is sent to Earth on a trial assignment to intervene in the life of a woman who needs help getting her life on track after the death of her father. With a deadline of Christmas day, he attempts to help her heal in order to ...
Plot: christmas, angel, teacher, english teacher, guardian angel, talking to a dog, holiday season, christmas season, christmas movie, holiday, assignment
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, feel good, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, father son relationship, father son conflict, stepfather stepson relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, awkward situation, family relations, friendship, stepfather, children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 ⇓
44%
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."
Plot: halloween, sister sister relationship, christmas, valentine's day, arm wrestling, sheik, musical performance, wolf whistle, truck stop, easter, gay subtext, disco ...
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44%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: looking for love, family relations, pets, romance, fall in love, couples, holiday, family life, disorder, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, dark humor ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, christmas, satire, family gatherings, parents and children, uninvited guest, family, couples, dysfunctional family, party, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985
Place: canada
⇓ 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 spirit, rehearsal, christmas eve, christmas
Time: year 1989, year 1986, year 1983, 80s
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, clever, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: suburbs, family relations, christmas, couples, drugs/alcohol, disorder, parents and children, siblings relations, single parent, coming of age, youth, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dog for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The entire family stays at Dave and Sandy's home for the holidays. Kassandra wants a puppy for Christmas, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that. Will Santa grant Kassandra's only wish for Christmas?
Plot: christmas, dog, family relations, santa claus, winter, christmas movie, dog movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jennifer, a young, ambitious executive running promotions at a failing Boston mall comes up with a genius promotional gimmick to save her workplace and position herself for advancement: hold a "Hunky Santa" contest to replace the old Mall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: christmas, love and romance, ambition, couples, rivalry, contests and competitions, holiday, contest, santa claus, pizzeria, promotion, male model ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Last Minute (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Widowed geography teacher wins a trip to Egypt. Takes with him energetic mother, teenage daughter and son resolute. Life adventure soon turns into a range of problems - are lost luggage at the airport, the hotel family receives the wrong room, the ...
Plot: tourist, winning, trip, hotel, job, parody, beach, christmas, vacation, holiday, drugs, luggage ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sister sister relationship, single father, social worker, christmas, bus, flute, theft, demonstration, dead mother, goat, firefly, classroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: kitchen, chef, food, competition, cook, rivalry, friendship, adventure, couples, family relations, search, meal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Christmas Scavenger Hunt (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Belinda heads back to her hometown for the holidays, things get complicated when she is forced to team up with her ex at the town's annual Christmas scavenger hunt.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, semi serious
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, second chance, ex-lover, hometown, old friend, love and romance, chance meeting, scavenger hunt, quest
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, fall in love, romance, love affair, unlikely couple, journalism, clairvoyant, friendship, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All American Christmas Carol (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, captivating, cult film
Plot: christmas, starting over, family relations, estrangement, family problems, ghost, hopes, single parent, parents and children, strong female character, trailer park, social services ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Hebrew Hammer (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Jewish blaxploitation hero saves Hanukkah from the clutches of Santa Claus's evil son.
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: parody, good versus evil, vigilantism, religions or cults, secret identity, obsessive quest, buddies, undercover, society, escapades, hanukkah, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Santa Suit (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drake Hunter, the president of Hunter Marketing, has the perfect plan to boost sales for his father's toy company over the holiday season--hire department store Santas to promote his father's merchandise. When the real Santa Claus turns ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Plot: christmas, store, christmas present, christmas eve, christmas tree, gift
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Three Wise Guys (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One December day around Christmastime I am in the city of Las Vegas talking to Harry the Horse about this and that, when I hear this yarn about a citizen by the name of Murray Crown (Tom Arnold), who runs a clip joint which he prefers to call a ...
Plot: christmas, pregnant, pregnant woman
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 2K
I'm Off Then (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the book "Ich bin dann mal weg" by Hape Kerkeling where the author describes his journey on the Way of St. James, a pilgrimage route, and the people he encounters there.
Plot: female director, doctor, pendulum, field trip, hospital, church, mountain, nature, backpack, exhaustion, chant, fat ...
Place: berlin germany, germany, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mrs. Rettich, Czerni and I (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three women travel together to Spain for different reasons. The pregnant Mrs. Rettich wants to marry her Spanish lover in Barcelona, while Czerni, bored by her husband Bart, wants to have fun. Sophie, the 1st person narrator, tries to forget the man ...
Plot: travel, pregnancy, womanizer, marriage, restaurant, satire, drunkenness, mishap
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Poppitz (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Car salesman Gerry Schartl is on his way to dream holidays in an all-inclusive club at Cosamera. He´s a smart guy, great in his job, and his life is perfect - well, nearly perfect...
Plot: parody, couples, boss, husband wife relationship, mistrust, father daughter relationship, telephone call, employer employee relationship, disguise, fence, car salesman, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: sexual, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, family relations, breakup, christmas dinner, break up, friendship, sex scene, video chat, female nudity, devotion, goth girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%