Movies like The National Tree

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The National Tree (2009)
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The National Tree (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.
Plot: christmas, road trip, girlfriend, white house, holiday, fall in love, single father, fire, grandmother, father son relationship, tree, travel, single parent, death of mother, grandmother grandson relationship, christmas tree, christmas decoration, christmas lights, falling in love, hand camera, blog, holiday season

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Most similar movies to The National Tree

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about christmas, family relations, father son relationship, christmas tree, holiday, christmas eve and parents and children mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like The National Tree: Angel in the Family (2004), Once Upon a Christmas Miracle (2018), Salted Christmas (2017), Paper Angels (2014), A Hobo's Christmas (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Christmas Tree (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas ...
Plot: friendship, nun, inspiration, holiday, female director, unlikely friendships, gardener, christmas tree, christmas, friend, tree
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, parent child relationship, family, christmas, falling through ice, sleigh, loss of mother, child in peril, tradition, getting home, old love, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama
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 ...
Plot: christmas, love, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, miraculous event
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Once Upon a Christmas Miracle (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Told she would have less than a few months to live without a liver transplant, Heather Krueger’s time was running out when a kind stranger, Chris Dempsey, heard of her plight and discovered he was a perfect match. The two met and before long a ...
Style: touching, romantic, entertaining, uplifting, feel good
Plot: christmas, holiday, fall in love, unlikely couple, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, miraculous event, organ donation, transplant, saving a life, marine, christmas movie, happy ending ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Salted Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Faith Filled Christmas" (formerly Salted Christmas), produced by Manifest Pictures, is a faith-based, comedy film centering around one family and their desire to replicate the example of Jesus as they celebrate the Christmas season. The ...
Style: christian film
Plot: christmas, care, christian, adoption
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Paper Angels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, gift, party, public humiliation, locker room, father son relationship, father figure, abuse, teenager, dressing room
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Christmas Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A French-American millionaire (William Holden), his girlfriend (Virna Lisi) and his war buddy (Andre Bourvil) try to grant his dying son's every wish.
Plot: christmas tree, wolf, radiation, christmas, cancer, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A Hobo's Christmas (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A hobo played by Barnard Hughes decides it's time to go home. Drifting from place to place, Hughes finds himself in his hometown of Salt Lake City at Christmas time. Here he hopes to close old wounds and be reunited with his unforgiving son ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: homelessness, christmas, family gatherings, reunion, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, family, hopes, police officer, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Christmas Wish (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Returning to his home town after the death of the grandfather who raised him, slick and cynical Wall Street trader Will Martin (Neil Patrick Harris) feels decidedly out of place, and not at all in tune with the Christmas preparations being made by ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, photograph, restaurant, office, ballet teacher, ballet school, christmas present, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas tree, secretary, redhead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Love You Like Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maddie, a high-powered marketing executive, is on her way to a client’s wedding but her plans are derailed by car trouble. When a fork in the road leads her to Christmas Valley, a town in love with Christmas, an unexpected encounter and a group of ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: car breakdown, single father, holiday, small town, christmas, unlikely couple, opposites attract, happy ending, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, fall in love, christmas spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
In Search Of America (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The producers of In Search of America never declared outright that the made-for-TV film was intended as a series pilot, but there sure are plenty of loose plot ends. Carl Betz and Vera Miles play the parents of shaggy-haired college dropout Jeff ...
Plot: on the road, pregnant, baby born, road trip, pregnant woman, birth, rock concert, bus, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, pregnancy, pregnant wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Father for Brittany (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Keith and Kim Lussier are a childless couple who are given custody of a 3-month-old foster child, Brittany. However, tragedy strikes when Kim dies of cancer in the middle of the adoption process, leaving Keith to fight for Brittany's custody ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, adoption, unfulfillment, legal, orphan, dealing with death, youth, legal action, rivalry, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Silver Bells (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.
Plot: christmas, false identity, father son relationship, christmas tree, photographer, farmer, family relations, falling
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
An Old Fashioned Christmas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving continues. Isabella and Tilly pay a visit to Ireland, hoping Isabella's long-ago suitor, the Earl of Shannon, can assist Tilly in getting her writing published.
Plot: christmas, writing, cheating fiancee, conspiracy, jealousy, drunkenness, rivalry, deception, bar, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greed
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: sweet, suspense, thought provoking, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas lights, community, faith, teenager, boy, brother brother relationship, saving a life, goodhearted, hopes, moral dilemma, against the odds ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Bramble House Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While settling his father’s estate, Finn Conrad becomes suspicious as to why the man left a nurse $50,000. His dad knew her for less than two months before he died. Just before Christmas, Finn wants what to reclaim what he considers his family’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, touching, romantic, sweet
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, sick child, mother son relationship, love, false identity, happy ending, single mother, opposites attract, life is a bitch, fighting illness, once in a lifetime opportunity, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: family gatherings, christmas, family relations, homecoming, reunion, parents and children, sibling relationship, holiday, irish american, estranged father, brother sister relationship, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fresh Horses (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Cincinnati college student breaks off his engagement to his wealthy fiancée after he falls in love with a backwoods Kentucky girl he meets at a party. She says she's 20, but he finds out she's 16 and married to an abusive husband.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, fall in love, friendship, infidelity, college, betrayal, youth, romance, society, love and romance, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Small Town Christmas (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Author Nell Phillips’ first book has become a surprise best-seller of the Christmas season. Nell’s last stop on a nationwide book tour takes her to the town of Springdale, the hometown of Emmett Turner, a young man she met over five years ago ...
Style: romantic, funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, opposites attract, book, festival, happy ending, male female relationship, writers, lifestyle change, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Plot: widower, single father, birthday party, uncle nephew relationship, punishment, kissing, baseball bat, allergy, bedtime story, brother brother relationship, teddy bear, family relations ...
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Christmas Visitor (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: grief, gulf war, christmas, introspection, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, redemption, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The End of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, single father, single parent, family problems, life turned upside down, family in crisis, parents and children, babies and infants, death in the family, parent child relationship, father son relationship, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 9K
Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, jealousy, christmas eve, christmas movie, depression, hospital, father son relationship, crisis of faith ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: road trip, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, on the road, dysfunctional family, single father, single parent, coming of age, cross country, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma, missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Christmas Love Story (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A youth choir director needs to write a big song for the Christmas Eve show but finds herself distracted when a boy with a golden voice joins her choir, which will come as news to his widowed father.
Style: entertaining, light, sweet, romantic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, single father, choir, new love, second chance, christmas eve, talented, goodhearted, male female relationship, christmas carol, widower, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 2K
Dear Santa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Crystal, a rich party girl, finds a little girl's letter to Santa asking for a new mother, and she vows to win over the father and daughter before the holidays.
Style: realistic, feel good, serious, touching
Plot: love and romance, couples, wish come true, single parent, parents and children, family relations, unlikely couple, christmas, christmas eve, chef, win over, little girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 727
Susan Slade (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pregnant teen allows her mother to pass the baby off as her own.
Plot: pregnant teenager, airport, airplane, swimming, jealousy, song, christmas tree, christmas, marriage proposal, lie, singing, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: chile, guatemala, santiago chile, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Season for Miracles (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two wayward children and their protective aunt with the help of an angel. When a young woman's niece and nephew are threatened with foster care after her sister is hospitalized following yet ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, suspense, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, christmas, life is a bitch, miraculous event, family problems, drug abuse, hopes, police officer, social worker, will, desire, angel ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rhode island, atlanta georgia, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 99
Frost (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 270 min.
Story: Time of darkness. Time of fire kindled against cold and fear. During the Holy Night, the seven year old Micha has to escape with his young mother Marianne from the violence of his drunken father... During their one week odyssey through frozen ...
Style: road movie
Plot: christmas, drunk, domestic violence, apartment building, candle, violence, new year, night, frozen lake, hotel, train, hotel room ...
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Perfect Gift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A spoiled schoolgirl, her overworked executive mother, and a disillusioned young minister each receives an uplifting message about friendship, commitment, and the truest meaning of Christmas from a friendly, but mysterious drifter.
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Plot: christmas, friendship, youth, hopes, family relations, brat, parents and children, human spirit, high school, clergy, mother daughter relationship, mysterious stranger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%