Movies like The Christmas Martian

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The Christmas Martian (1971)
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The Christmas Martian (1971)
Original name: Le martien de Noël
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A martian comes to a small town in Quebec and becomes friends with the town children. He gives them candy to get the children into his spacecraft. This alarms the parents but he wins them over and they have a great big Christmas party.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, canadian science fiction
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, youth, spacecraft, space and aliens, friends, family relations, small town, alien encounter, small town life, benign alien, christmas, alien, imaginary
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to The Christmas Martian

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and light films with plots about family, youth, adventure, friendship, family relations, friends and disorder mostly in Family, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Christmas Martian: Monkey in the Middle (2014), Can of Worms (1999), Mac and Me (1988), Santa Hunters (2014), The Children of Noisy Village (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, youth, family, single parent, coming of age, friends, animal life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 5.0
 1K
Can of Worms (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teen is visited by aliens after he broadcasts a message into space.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, satellite, spacecraft, misfit, evil alien, cooking and food, family, getting home, youth, benign alien, adventure, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 3.3
 15K
Mac and Me (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Mysterious Alien Creature (MAC) escaping from nefarious NASA agents, is befriended by a young boy in a wheelchair. Together, they try to find MAC's family from whom he has been separated.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, psychotronic, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: nasa, alien encounter, friendship, family relations, single parent, extraterrestrial, adventure, family, benign alien, disorder, space and aliens, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.5
 386
Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, youth, track down, adventure, escapades, santa claus, friendship, heroes, legends and myths, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Children of Noisy Village (1986)
Genre: Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on books by Astrid Lindgren. The movie starred Anna Sahlin and premiered in December 6, 1986 ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, disorder, friends, adventure, family, escapades, youth, village, village life, mischievous children, summer, goat ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
K-9 Adventures: A Christmas Tale (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, family, escapades, single parent, youth, family relations, small town, friendship, dog, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.0
 170
Stardust (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A scientist finds his newest invention; a microchip that infuses inanimate objects with human qualities co-opted by the company he works for, which wants to capitalize on his findings. Knowing his creation can be used for evil purposes, he stashes ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, disorder, family relations, friends, eccentric family, technology gone awry, parents and children, rivalry, adventure, rescue, a.i., workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Lightning Point (2012)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
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Story: When a spaceship carrying pretty, teen aliens Zoey and Kiki lands in the quiet Australian surf town of Lightning Point, the girls have to befriend local surfiegirl Amber and let her in on their secret. But while the duo learns about Earth, surf and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: surfing, secret identity, benign alien, beach, teenage life, family, space and aliens, intergalactic, alien encounter, youth, undercover, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Leroy & Stitch (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley have finally caught all of Jumba's genetic experiments and found the one true place where each of them belongs. Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are offered positions in the Galactic Alliance, turning them down so ...
Style: not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: benign alien, adventure, young heroes, friendship, youth, odd couple, escapades, rivalry, fish out of water, family, mad scientist, good versus evil ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Stepsister from Planet Weird (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A teenager's life is disrupted when her mother falls in love with an alien.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, family, fish out of water, parents and children, teenage life, misfit, youth, remarry, life turned upside down, family relations, high school life, benign alien ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Zenon: The Zequel (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Zenon Kar is 15 and lives on a space station which the military has taken over and is dismantling. She receives a mysterious signal and must convince everyone that it's from aliens who have come to help them.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, space station, alien encounter, escapades, space and aliens, adventure, mischievous children, fish out of water, disorder, family, female protagonist, culture clash ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.6
 101K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, family, save the world, odd couple, escapades, disney, alien invasion, culture clash, space and aliens ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Good Witch's Wonder (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cassie Nightingale (Bell) finds herself with only days to plan her stepson Brandon's (Knight) wedding to Tara (Leggat) when the happy couple unexpectedly pushes up the date for their big day. Meanwhile, Martha (Disher), the newly elected mayor ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: wizards and magicians, uncover truth, friendship, family, family relations, small town, social relations, friends, small town life, teenager, smuggling, father figure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Kids Who Saved Summer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A group of youngsters trying to save their playground from an unscrupulous developer who wants to build a factory there.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, family relations, mischievous children, youth, family, disorder, friends, family life, factory, friendship, deception, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.4
 3K
Project: ALF (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six years ago, the space alien, ALF, was on his way back to his new home...When the Alien Task Force finally caught him. Now, the story continues to where the series ended. ALF is now protected by the Alien Task Force, but the leader wants to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: benign alien, family, chase, space and aliens, adventure, rescue, on the run, misfit, alien encounter, outer space, puppet, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.7
 19K
Earth to Echo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a construction project begins digging in their neighborhood, best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex inexplicably begin to receive strange, encoded messages on their cell phones. Convinced something bigger is going on, they go to their parents and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, sentimental, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ufo, alien, adventure, friendship, buddies, investigation, benign alien, family, life turned upside down, young heroes, escapades, youth ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Return of Tommy Tricker (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Welcome to the world of stamps with Tommy Tricker and friends as they learn the magic of travelling through time and space for the mere price of the postage. Though of course, nothing is as easy as it seems as they soon learn when they try to rescue ...
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family relations, disorder, friends, siblings relations, race against time, adventure, escapades, family, youth, young heroes, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Body Troopers (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A little kid shrinks himselfs so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Style: surreal, exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, family, youth, escapades, chase, young heroes, heroes, adventure, save the day, heroic mission, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, school, animal life, family, lifestyle, holiday, great depression, dog, puppy, dogcatcher, pets, adventure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Lesson in Romance (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Story: A successful career Mom gets a case of empty nest syndrome when her children go off to college, and her husband decides to join them and follow his own dreams. Fearing she might be losing her family for good, she enrolls determined to save her ...
Style: light, sincere, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family, youth, happy ending, adaptation, society, husband wife relationship, friendship, adventure, escapades
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family life, on the road, family relations, hopes, getting home, siblings relations, dog, christmas, family, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Electric Grandmother (1982)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: To a family whose children are traumatized by the death of their mother, help comes in a most bizarre way. They receive three pieces, that when joined together, give a recording for an offer for an electric grandmother. They go to a bizarre factory, ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: bittersweet, family relations, family, golden years, young heroes, elderly, single parent, androids and robots, nanny, adventure, hopes, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Space Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: B-Dawg, Mudbud, Budderball, and all the rest of the Buddies are back, but this time, they're setting their sights even higher -- as in, the moon! With the help of their new pals Spudnick (voiced by Jason Earles) and Gravity, these pooches are ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dog, rescue, moon, outer space, adventure, space and aliens, survival, partners, family life, space travel, best friends, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Girl from Mars (1991)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl who has telekinetic powers also claims to be a visitor from Mars. The girl's father and a scientist who has befriended her try to discern exactly who she is and what is happening.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: space and aliens, benign alien, youth, adventure, save the world, androids and robots, single parent, goofy hero, getting home, heroes, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Jett Jackson: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jett Jackson, who is the star of Silverstone, is considering quitting Silverstone when it is given a three year extension. During the filming of the last episode, Jett is accidently sucked into Silverstone's world when a prop malfunctions. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: fish out of water, adventure, teenage life, child as adult, rivalry, youth, young heroes, family life, movie star, parallel world, getting home, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 2.9
 873
Gooby (2009)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Imagine if you'd had a six-foot tall monster to help you through the rough times when you were 11! Willy is terrified about moving into the family's new house. He's convinced it's filled with evil space aliens out to get him. In ...
Style: sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friends, buddies, youth, mischievous children, family relations, bear, friendship, adventure, supernatural, toy comes to life, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family, best friends, mischievous children, wish come true, disorder, hopes, youth, supernatural, holiday, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Not Quite Human II (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chip, the android boy is back. This time, he is off to college, suffering from a computer virus and in love with Roberta, another android. Will there be a happy ending?
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: computer virus, college, programmer, campus, family relations, power relations, social relations, fish out of water, college life, friendship, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Jim and the Pirates (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jim Olsson, eight years old, lives in a small, boring town.His father has passed away recently but comes back in Jim's fantasies to tell stories. In his daydreams Jim has all kinds of adventures.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, parents and children, small town life, family relations, social relations, dealing with death, youth, supernatural, adventure, family, ghost, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, heroes, adventure, family, youth, escapades, animal life, christmas, children, friends, puppet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%