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A Golden Christmas (2009)
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A Golden Christmas (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a magical summer together, a nine-year-old boy whispers his heart into the ear of a best friend. With a loyal, golden dog by their side, the boy and girl bury a time capsule of keepsakes then they go their separate ways. Years later, looking for a fresh start, a man and woman each return to the place they felt most at home as a child. But a comedic case of unknown identity has them competing for the same childhood memories, and Christmas escapades ensue. For the sake of their happiness, they must discover their common past before they turn each other s lives completely upside-down. Can a golden dog lead them home?
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, christmas, family, getting home, starting over, pets, dog, realtor, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, parent grown child relationship, holiday, animal life, romance, love and romance, looking for love, hopes, forest, blonde, house, puppy, boy, dream, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about family relations, christmas, family, love and romance, christmas movie, single parent and holiday mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Golden Christmas: 3 Holiday Tails (2011), Puppy Love (2012), Chilly Christmas (2012), An Accidental Christmas (2007), Crazy for Christmas (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
3 Holiday Tails (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rod and Katherine Wright are enjoying their retirement in Florida – or so they’re telling each other. Actually, Rod’s been bored with nothing to do, and Katherine misses her kids back home, especially with Christmas right around the corner. At ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: pets, christmas, love and romance, couples, friendship, dog, childhood friend, best friend, childhood memory, wedding, christmas eve, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida
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95%
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, fall in love, family, hopes, single parent, pets, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, crimes, youth, parents and children, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
An Accidental Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Separated after 15 years of marriage, Vicki and Jason are set up by their two teenage children to spend a Christmas vacation together on the beach. But their family vacation is further complicated when Vicki's boss and Jason's gorgeous ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, christmas, couple relations, family, couples, destiny, romance, beach, wizards and magicians, love and romance, starting over, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Crazy for Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl loses her parents and husband and is left driving a limo trying to get by raising her young son. An interesting but strange rich man hires her limo on Christmas eve and has her drive him to various ice rinks where he gives out $100 bills to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, single parent, family gatherings, journalism, generosity, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, miraculous event, parents and children, road not taken, obnoxious boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Christmas Wish (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single mother, small town, family, family relations, parents and children, down on your luck, parent child relationship, money problems, holiday, bullying, car trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, matchmaking, single parent, against the odds, love affair, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, disorder, couples, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ...
Style: light, captivating, sincere, feel good, humorous
Plot: golden retriever, christmas, dog, animals, christmas eve, puppy, girl, friend, boy, family relations, christmas season, pet dog ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Christmas Lodge (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mary Tobin has wonderful memories of family gatherings at the Christmas Lodge. When she arrives for a weekend vacation, she quickly realizes that the lodge that she loves has fallen into serious disrepair. With a lack of funds and a looming ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, wish come true, human spirit, true love, family relations, family gatherings, love and romance, romance, hopes, family, recovery, large family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, dog, christmas, golden retriever, adventure, love, holiday, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Christmas Mail (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this holiday romantic comedy, a mysterious woman who works at the post office answering Santa's mail captures the heart of a disillusioned postal carrier
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, workplace romance, workplace, mysterious character, fall in love, romance, wish come true, workplace situations, office, christmas spirit, letter, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 260
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: save the day, pets, talking dog, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
42%
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, romance, parents and children, tv show, fall in love, wish come true, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, animal life, friendship ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, family relations, disorder, single parent, family, parents and children, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lucky Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucky Christmas is the story of Holly Ceroni, a single mom trying to get back on her feet, but who is crushed to learn her winning lottery ticket is in the glove compartment of her recently stolen car. Mike Ronowski, the construction worker behind ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, lottery, holiday, christmas, fall in love, romance, family, family relations, love and romance, race against time, christmas present, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: single parent, wish come true, christmas eve, holiday, family, family relations, friendship, parents and children, friends, youth, christmas, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
'Tis the Season for Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The holiday drama follows an out-of-work actress who returns to her quaint hometown, where a Christmas romance proves the life she once left behind could turn out to be even better than Broadway.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light
Plot: christmas, hometown, love interest, parent grown child relationship, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, friendship, family relations, couples, happy ending, society, firefighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, love and romance, prince, fall in love, christmas, life turned upside down, family relations, butler, princess, castle, christmas eve, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Lassie (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pets, dog, rescue, friendship, adventure, parents and children, getting home, boy dog relationship, train travel, little girl, animal life, ritual ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, scotland, england, scottish highlands, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, divorced parents, dysfunctional family, family relations, young heroes, eccentric family, couples, hopes, love and romance, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, dolphins, mime, chicken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film that started the classic TV series. Although he's only seven, Eddie's got it all figured out. He wants his father, a widower, to get remarried - to the girl next door. Unfortunately, she's not one of the women that his ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: single father, single parent, widower, wooing, family relations, romance, looking for love, starting over, love and romance, parents and children, love affair, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Eve's Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, love and romance, family life, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Time: year 1996
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Christmas in the City (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of ...
Style: feel good, touching, sexy, light, captivating ...
Plot: department store, christmas, city life, store, small town, family relations, new job, family business, parent child relationship, fired from the job, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Your Love Never Fails (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Your Love Never Fails is the story of Laura (Elisa Donovan), a working mother who just wants to spend more time with her daughter Kelsey, 9. Unfortunately, her demanding boss Paul (Fred Willard) has other ideas. When Kelsey’s father, Dylan (Brad ...
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, custody, single parent, small town, clergy, nothing goes right, eccentric family, mother daughter relationship, horse, love and romance, couples, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Angels Sing (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, family life, haunted by the past, mysterious character, youth, parents and children, friendship, family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 613
Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, single parent, farm, coming of age, youth, dog, teaching the ways of the world, friends, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%