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 eve, loss of job, self doubt, female protagonist, small town, public humiliation, christmas present, book editor, christmas movie, novel, christmas tree, kissing, christmas lights, christmas carol, christmas decorations, christmas decoration

Most similar movies to If You Believe

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, light, entertaining and humorous films with plots about christmas, christmas movie, holiday, christmas season, christmas eve, happy ending and female protagonist mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like If You Believe: The Holiday Calendar (2018), Christmas List (2016), Christmas Tree Lane (2020), Christmas Pen Pals (2018), A Very Nutty Christmas (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Genre: Comedy, 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, captivating, disturbing, romantic ...
Plot: christmas, dating, christmas present, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, holiday, gift, love affair, predicting the future, changing lives, lifestyle change, love and romance ...
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95%
Christmas List (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isobel Gray plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend, including a snow-covered cottage in the Northwest, and a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions. But when the boyfriend goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, romantic, humorous
Plot: christmas, holiday, bucket list, christmas season, dream, romantic friendship, perseverance, love and romance, stubbornness, hopes, christmas eve, male female friendship ...
Time: year 2016, year 1991
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Christmas Tree Lane (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Music store owner Meg spearheads the community effort to save the Christmas Tree Lane shopping district from demolition. As she finds herself falling for Nate, a recent acquaintance, she’s thrown when she learns his surprising tie to the developer.
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, romantic
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, christmas season, architect, happy ending, love and romance, christmas spirit, save the day, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, perseverance, festival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Christmas Pen Pals (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following an unexpected breakup weeks before Christmas, Hannah, tech wiz and creator of the dating app, Perfect One, heads home for the holidays, challenged to save her failing business by re-conceiving a new romantic dating model. Upon her return ...
Style: romantic, light, entertaining, humorous, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, high school sweetheart, christmas eve, holiday, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, christmas spirit, love and romance, small town, homecoming, father daughter relationship, happy ending, anonymous letter ...
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: holiday, christmas, christmas spirit, objects come to life, miraculous event, fish out of water, magical creature, wish come true, gift, faith, character change, baker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: light, romantic, entertaining, feel good, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, out of body experience, small town, adaptation, supernatural, chance, journalism, happy ending, character change, hopes, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, feel good, entertaining, humorous, light
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, holiday, perfectionist, best friends in love, best friends, alternate reality, christmas present, dream come true, self discovery, wish come true, fantasy becomes reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.5
 76K
Last Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be ...
Style: touching, surprise ending, sincere, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, male female friendship, holiday, romance, young man, young girl, aspiring singer, mother daughter conflict, homeless woman, elf, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, year 2017, year 1999
Place: london, united kingdom, britain, england, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Naughty or Nice (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krissy Kringle receives a delivery intended for Santa Claus. A magical book that shows if a person has been naughty or nice. She uses the book's power to find out about those around her, which leads to some very unusual and unintended ...
Style: sweet, entertaining, disturbing, captivating
Plot: christmas, christmas season, romance, love and romance, friendship, christmas present, christmas eve, hopes, self discovery, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, looking for love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, wish come true, hopes, unfulfillment, christmas eve, christmas present, family relations, family gatherings, road not taken, optimism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Christmas Around the Corner (2018)
Genre: Comedy, 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, entertaining, feel good, light, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bookstore, small town, happy ending, perseverance, escapades, family relations, fall in love, christmas spirit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family business ...
Place: new york, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, entertaining, sentimental, light
Plot: christmas, christmas present, christmas eve, homeless shelter, social worker, marketing, little girl, santa claus, store, gift, ceo, first date ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Christmas Unwrapped (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charity, an ambitious reporter, learns the true meaning of Christmas when she investigates Erik Gallagher, a beloved member of the town who insists all the gifts he provides every Christmas are from none-other than Santa himself.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, romantic
Plot: christmas season, santa claus, christmas, reporter, desire, miraculous event, journalist, holiday, job offer, magic, happy ending, skepticism ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 99K
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, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Christmas Doctor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A week before Christmas, Dr. Alicia Wright is offered an assignment away from home. A mysterious man from her past journeys to find her before Christmas and brings with him a revelation that could change Alicia’s life forever.
Style: entertaining, sentimental, sweet, light, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, christmas eve, doctor, friendship, christmas spirit, african american, christmas season, adventure, clinic, small town ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sincere, entertaining, feel good, light
Plot: santa claus, christmas spirit, christmas, holiday, elf, sibling relationship, wish fulfillment, magic, brother sister relationship, north pole, happy ending, christmas season ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ 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, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light
Plot: true love, christmas, inheritance, broken engagement, fish out of water, father daughter relationship, snowstorm, wedding ring, hotel, cell phone, auction, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Christmas Cottage (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Lacey takes a rare break from work for her friend Ava's Christmas Eve wedding, she reconnects with her former flame, Ean. The two decorate the cottage where the newlyweds will spend their honeymoon – a cottage said to bring true love to ...
Style: sweet, feel good, funny, light
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, second chance, love affair, christmas season, christmas eve, opposites attract, romance, male female relationship, friendship, love, love and romance, ex-lover ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Heavenly Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon her untimely death, a workaholic finds herself in training to be a Christmas Angel in Heaven. Despite being the worst recruit in the history of Christmas, she’s assigned a hard luck case. As she’s forced to help solve his problems, she’ll ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, romantic, sweet
Plot: christmas, afterlife, love, christmas season, christmas eve, fall in love, power of love, love and romance, human nature, fish out of water, life philosophy, bittersweet ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 21K
Noelle (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining, exciting ...
Plot: christmas eve, elf, christmas, santa claus, family business, fish out of water, north pole, brother sister relationship, disorder, buddies, holiday, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Road to Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Los Angeles television producer Maggie Baker unwittingly falls for Danny Wise, the son and former producer of his mother’s popular annual Christmas special Julia Wise Lifestyle. When Maggie’s secret plan to reunite Danny and his two brothers ...
Style: light, feel good, funny, sweet, christmas special
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, happy ending, holiday, love affair, family, rivalry, family values, fall in love, romance, friendship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, denver colorado, rhode island, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: light, sweet, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, alternate reality, family problems, road not taken, love and romance, husband wife relationship, television producer, santa claus, lifestyle, escapades, couples, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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.
Style: light, sweet, fairy tale, feel good
Plot: santa claus, christmas, workaholic, vacation, life philosophy, self discovery, kids and family, christmas eve, adventure, christmas present, holiday, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Santa's Boots (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Holly returns home for Christmas expecting the same as any other year, she’s blindsided to learn her family’s department store is on the brink of foreclosure. To keep the business going, Holly fills in as Santa’s Helper and meets the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: christmas, holiday, love interest, family business, uncle nephew relationship, career change, workplace romance, breakup, department store, vacation, new job, christmas eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Very Charming Christmas Town (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aubrey Lang, a travel and lifestyle blogger, goes to the little town of Solvang for her next holiday vlog piece after it’s voted Most Christmassy Town in the USA. She soon meets Sawyer Larsen, a local community coordinator and chocolate shop owner ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, sweet, romantic, captivating
Plot: breakup, love, redemption, christmas, opposites attract, christmas eve, tour guide, small town, male female relationship, friendship, love affair, fall in love ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas Under Wraps (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a driven doctor doesn't get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, love and romance, small town, doctor, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fall in love, small town life, social relations, romance, happiness, parents daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, san francisco, north america, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Christmas Movie Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eve is a Christmas movie fanatic and dreams of having a movie-perfect Christmas with a movie-perfect boyfriend. On Christmas Eve, when Eve and her cynical sister Lacy make wishes to Santa, they wake up in Christmas Town and find themselves trapped ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light
Plot: christmas, love, love affair, wish come true, romance, trapped, save the day, fall in love, love and romance, santa claus, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, christmas wish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, mistaken identity, male female relationship, personal assistant, relationship vs career, unlikely couple, christmas eve, holiday, christmas spirit, small town life, coworker relationship, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas season, christmas present, family relations, good versus evil, magic, save the day, journey, adventure, imaginary character, christmas eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Christmas Inn (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With the holiday season in full swing, Jen Taylor is about to score a big promotion at the San Francisco ad agency where she works. But her life is unexpectedly turned upside down when she inherits a cozy inn in Alaska from her aunt. When she goes ...
Style: entertaining, funny, romantic, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, workaholic, hotel, small town, inheritance, love interest, opposites attract, love and romance, happy ending, escapades, love story, adaptation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: alaska, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%