Movies like Pete's Christmas

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Pete's Christmas (2013)
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Pete's Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time loop, christmas, family relations, starting over, youth, family, parents and children, hopes, holiday, christmas season, teenager, siblings relations, homecoming, football, genius, twins, winter, meteorite, veterinarian, bully, salesman, pizza, athlete, grandfather grandson relationship, coming of age ...
Place: canada

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Most similar movies to Pete's Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, christmas, youth, hopes and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Pete's Christmas: Passport to Paris (1999), Christmas Do-Over (2006), Christmas Every Day (1996), Northpole (2014), Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Passport to Paris (1999)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: twins, impossible love, youth, family relations, siblings relations, family, teenage life, love and romance, fall in love, mischievous children, tourist, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, family relations, disorder, couples, hopes, love and romance, family, obnoxious boss, christmas, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Every Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball for Christmas and just cannot make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his Dad's store out of business. When he tells his little ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Plot: family relations, time loop, hopes, christmas, disorder, ghost, unfulfillment, social misfits, starting over, obnoxious boss, misfit, society ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Northpole (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, family, parents and children, elf, christmas, save the day, escapades, single parent, youth, north pole, christmas eve, christmas season ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, family relations, hopes, wizards and magicians, society, couples, holiday ...
Place: new york
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50%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, starting over, road not taken, family relations, disorder, hollywood, hopes, friends, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
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50%
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 ⇓
100%
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Angels Sing (2013)
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 ⇓
48%
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The Christmas Clause (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.
Style: light, sincere, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: road not taken, wish come true, starting over, unfulfillment, family, hopes, dull life, christmas, society, youth, adventure, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family life, heroic mission, mischievous children, save the day, disorder, one last chance, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
When Zachary Beaver Came to Town (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zachary Beaver, a sideshow attraction also known as the world's fattest boy, arrives in the sleepy town of Granger, Texas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, teenage life, self discovery, mischievous children, parents and children, family relations, best friends, youth, young heroes, family, starting over, friendship between boys ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, physical appearance, disability, optimism, family problems, social misfits, youth, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Quints (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jamie Grover (Kimberly J. Brown) is an only child who has always wanted out from the constant attention her parents give her. Her wish is finally granted when she finds out her mother is pregnant, but when she turns out to have quints, Jamie's ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family relations, baby, life turned upside down, child as adult, family life, youth, family, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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Miracle (2000)
Genre: Family, Musical, Drama, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What do you do if you're twelve years old, your mum is a neurotic babbler, your best friend is hitting on the girl you love, and you're the only guy in your class who doesn't yet sport pubes ...? For Dennis P. there's only one ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, mischievous children, teenage life, young heroes, wish come true, best friends, hopes, family, child as adult, parents and children, magic ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, friendship, parents and children, family relations, youth, friends, christmas, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, parents and children, unemployment, family relations, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Mom for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father Jim (Doug Sheehan) is a workaholic with little time for his daughter. Just before the Christmas holiday season, Jessica wins a ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, parents and children, miraculous event, family relations, single parent, family, holiday, shoplifter, department store, mannequin, father daughter relationship, beauty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, bullying, car trouble, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, road not taken, obnoxious boss, ghost, hopes, family relations, disorder, redemption, miraculous event, family life, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, single parent, family, family relations, disorder, parents and children, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, youth, mischievous children, disorder, family, hopes, switching roles, family relations, friends, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, youth, family life, hopes, miraculous event, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ⇓
42%
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, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, desert, full moon, thief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, miraculous event, soccer, parents and children, desire, family, family values, couple relations, childbirth, hopes, family relations, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, family life, treasure hunt, family, siblings relations, family relations, friends, camp, youth, summer camp, forest, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sincere, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, memory loss, save the day, family relations, family life, parents and children, saving christmas, family, wish come true, heroes, amnesia ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, light ...
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 ⇓
41%
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Santa Baby 2 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jenny McCarthy reprises her role as Mary Class, Santa's business-minded daughter, to help save Christmas in Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe, the sequel to ABC Family's original hit movie of 2006. Santa's in the midst of a late-life ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family business, ambition, intrigue, hopes, parents and children, family problems, save the day, relationship vs career, midlife crisis, family relations, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%