Movies like If You Believe

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If You Believe (1999)
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If You Believe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that defined her childhood persona. On the verge of losing her job and being completely on the "outs" with her family, Susan has nearly given up on happiness. Out of nowhere, a cheerful, carefree seven-year-old girl named Suzie awaits Susan back at her apartment. It turns out that little Suzie is the embodiment of Susan's inner child, she is Susan as she once was years ago. Suzie has come to help the adult Susan rediscover and recapture the love of life that she's lost.
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas movie, female protagonist, kissing, novel, self doubt, small town, public humiliation, christmas eve, christmas present, christmas tree, christmas decoration, christmas lights, book editor, christmas carol

Most similar movies to If You Believe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out light, feel good, humorous and entertaining films with plots about christmas, christmas movie, happy ending, holiday, christmas eve, christmas tree and fall in love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like If You Believe: The Santa Suit (2010), The Holiday Calendar (2018), Gift of the Magi (2010), The Christmas Spirit (2013), Christmas Perfection (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ⇓
95%
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.
Style: light, sweet, sincere, romantic
Plot: christmas, christmas calendar, friendship, gift, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, holiday, magic, female photographer, best friends, friends falling out, christmas movie, christmas tree ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Gift of the Magi (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, serious ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, wish come true, christmas present, christmas movie, christmas eve, family relations, optimism, road not taken ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Christmas Spirit (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Charlotte Hart, a distinguished journalist, is spending time with her family over the holidays when a real estate developer approaches their small town with quite an offer. Skeptical and looking for the real scoop, Charlotte drives to see the real ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, romantic, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, journalism, transformation, coma, character change, adaptation, land developer, accident, supernatural, hopes, small town, christmas spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Christmas Perfection (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a kid, Darcy had no control over her family’s holidays and thus, has grown up to be a Christmas control freak — so much so that she loses sight of what the holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she finds herself magically transported into her ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, perfectionist, christmas movie, christmas present, happy ending, alternate reality, dream come true, best friends, wish come true, self discovery, fantasy becomes reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Christmas Incorporated (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sometimes, life just seems to hand you exactly what you need – particularly at Christmastime. Riley is scraping bottom when she miraculously lands a job with a wealthy New York City entrepreneur. He’s a bad-boy socialite type who is poised to ...
Style: romantic, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, mistaken identity, personal assistant, christmas movie, relationship vs career, holiday, male female relationship, character change, unlikely couple, fall in love, christmas spirit, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Golden Christmas 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Heather is a charming free spirit whose self-absorbed fiancé Roger never seems to hear a word that comes out of her mouth. Bobby is a naval officer who comes home from serving overseas, looking to start a new chapter in his life. Both Heather and ...
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, christmas lights, christmas carol, pet dog, homecoming, navy, dog, girl, boy, barking dog, beach ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Christmas Pageant (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Vera Parks (Melissa Gilbert), an overly intense and demanding Broadway director, gets fired from yet another job, leaving her no choice but to take a gig directing a small town Christmas pageant in upstate New York. Stunned at how basic the ...
Plot: director, small town, christmas, broadway, second chance, christmas movie, competition, jealousy, dancing, pageant, chores, holiday season ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
Plot: christmas, santa claus
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, assignment, single woman, happy ending, santa claus, blog, female protagonist, small town, pretending to be someone else ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Help for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she loves Christmas, Santa’s elf Christine (Summer Glau) wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the North Pole. When Santa receives an emergency wish from a little boy in Los Angeles, he puts Christine on a special ...
Style: entertaining, sincere, feel good, light
Plot: santa claus, christmas spirit, elf, christmas, sibling relationship, christmas movie, wish fulfillment, magic, holiday season, christmas tree, holiday, kiss on the lips ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick has a fatal accident just before Christmas, and finds herself in the lobby before the gates of Heaven. Certain that she will be let in, she is shocked to find that her name is not on the reservation list. However, ...
Plot: christmas, life, rescue, help, christmas tree, christmas eve, saving a life
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
With Love, Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Advertising execs Melanie Welsh and Donovan Goodwin disagree on a cellphone Christmas commercial they’re pitching. He says his sleek design will win over the client but she knows it lacks holiday spirit.
Style: romantic, funny, light, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, advertising, opposites attract, christmas spirit, christmas present, relationship vs career, transformation, fall in love, romance, self discovery, colleague colleague relationship, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Snow Globe Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While clasping her favorite Christmas snow globe, a cynical, overworked TV executive rants about how the movies she produces lie, making you think dreams come can come true. Upset, she tries to smash the globe, but instead it bonks her on the head, ...
Style: sweet, light, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: alternate reality, christmas, love and romance, family problems, road not taken, husband wife relationship, television producer, love affair, love, adaptation, lifestyle, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Christmas in Evergreen: Letters to Santa (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lisa's trip home to Evergreen for the holidays finds her shepherding an effort to save the town's beloved general store, fulfilling the wishes of a Christmas past and finding a romance full of Christmas magic.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: holiday, christmas, society, christmas spirit, small town, fall in love, romance, escapades, christmas movie, love, happy ending, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Very Nutty Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hard-working bakery owner Kate Holiday, has more cookie orders than she has time to fill this holiday season, and when her boyfriend suddenly breaks up with her, any shred of Christmas joy she was hanging onto, immediately disappears. After Kate ...
Style: light, funny, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical creature, life turned upside down, christmas eve, christmas movie, baker, wish come true, follow your dream, miraculous event, pastry, character change ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Magical Christmas Ornaments (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Marie begins receiving ornaments from her mother, a new coincidental blessing comes with each one, causing Marie to feel more excited for the holidays than she has in years. Marie’s once-lost Christmas spirit gets another boost when she meets ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, gift, romance, transformation, fall in love, love, frustration, opposites attract, lifestyle, escapades, hopes ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Prince for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A prince from Europe meets a charming waitress when he travels to America during the Christmas holiday to escape an arranged marriage.
Style: romantic, sweet, sincere, captivating
Plot: prince, christmas, king, engagement, incognito, father son relationship, sister sister relationship, kingdom, hidden identity, against the rules, forbidden love, fall in love ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Plot: christmas eve, knight, time travel, christmas party, teacher student relationship, female teacher, sword, christmas carol, redheaded woman, name calling, aunt niece relationship, hospital ...
Time: year 2019, 14th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Merry Kissmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Unwinding her relationship from a controlling choreographer, Kayla happens to take an elevator ride with lonesome caterer “Dustin”. The lift stalls, and spontaneously, magical kisses follow. Soon the choreographer makes nice, and Dustin ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, sincere, feel good
Plot: christmas, marriage proposal, love and romance, encounter, couples, family relations, elevator, bracelet, santa claus, bellhop, golden gate bridge, cooking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The March Sisters at Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: To keep the family home from being sold, 4 very modern March sisters tackle home improvement on their own. But their romantic entanglements involving the boy next door, an old flame and a new acquaintance become a distraction.
Style: sweet, light
Plot: christmas, sibling relationship, friendship, house, sister sister relationship, love, intrigue, christmas tree, artist, injury, book editor, christmas carol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christmas Inheritance (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: To inherit her father's company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: true love, inheritance, christmas, father daughter relationship, ice sculpture, fish out of water, broken engagement, snowstorm, christmas card, blizzard, christmas lights, marine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore. Upon arrival, Claire finds Christmas celebrations have been ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, perseverance, christmas spirit, festival, fall in love, family business, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, optimism, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Christmas Homecoming (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A military widow, whose faith in Christmas has lapsed, rents an apartment to a handsome Army Captain, recovering from an injury in battle, and whose faith in Christmas is inspirational. As they team up to save the town’s military museum with a ...
Style: uplifting, feel good, romantic, touching, sweet
Audience: girls' night
Plot: military, christmas, second chance, new love, society, christmas spirit, transformation, grieving, male female relationship, small town, change of heart, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family gatherings, parents and children, in-laws, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Naughty and Nice (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical radio host is banished to Nebraska, where he has an on-air spat with a hopeless romantic. Soon, their antagonistic relationship sparks the interest of the whole town.
Plot: christmas, opposites attract, prank telephone call, female tears, snowman, bible quote, talk radio, christmas movie, kiss on the lips, blonde woman, happy ending, radio ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Everything is Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Follows the lives of different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic few days before Christmas in Frankfurt, Germany.
Plot: christmas, failed marriage, divorced parents, wedding, husband wife relationship, unfaithful husband, gay relationship, loss of job, santa claus, singing in a car, gay wedding, father son relationship ...
Place: frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, a handsome fireman afraid of commitment adopts a stray cat and meets a beautiful veterinary student who challenges his decision to remain a confirmed bachelor.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, cat, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, singleness, pets, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas movie, animal lover, firefighter, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Song for Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pop superstar Adelaide Kay is so fed up with her controlling manager that she sneaks off the tour bus after their latest squabble. Though exhilarated to be free, she finds herself stranded in the freezing cold of a Pennsylvania winter, with no money ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, pop star, family business, character change, farm, artists and showbiz, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas spirit, adaptation, singer, love and romance ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%