Movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve

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The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
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The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Original name: 12 Days of Christmas Eve
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon lets him know he has 12 days (12 chances) to get his act together and achieve the "perfect" Christmas Eve. If he doesn't, there will be dire consequences.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas eve, introspection, redemption, holiday, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, hopes, couples, family life, misfit, family relations, disorder, christmas, angel, party, suicidal, depression, restaurant, break up, divorce, boat, mirror, clock ...

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Most similar movies to The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, touching, humorous and feel good films with plots about family relations, couples, hopes, redemption, family, parents and children and disorder mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve: The Preacher's Wife (1996), Jack Frost (1998), Delivering Milo (2001), The Santa Clause (1994), Jeffrey (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: christmas, church choir, angel, reverend, gospel, family, clergy, romance, urban, unlikely couple, crisis of faith, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 30K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, reincarnation, snowman, holiday, family, redemption, parents and children, loss, christmas party, family relations, self discovery, family life ...
Place: denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching
Plot: angel, guardian angel, hospital, pregnancy, tour guide, family life, family relations, ghost, redemption, custody, hopes, couples ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas tree, holiday, family, adventure, self discovery, fish out of water, christmas party, deal, toys, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.7
 5K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, fall in love, hiv positive, friendship, unlikely couple, opposites attract, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 8K
Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, christmas, hopes, christmas eve, couple relations, jealousy, hospital, couples, family relations, golden years, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: sentimental, realistic, talky, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, vacation, midlife crisis, human nature, couple relations, wilderness, romance, couples, friends, best friends, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 305
Harvey (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An unlikely hero, Elwood P. Dowd. This mild-mannered-but-eccentric bachelor has, for several years, happily kept company with Harvey, a six-foot-tall rabbit that only he can see. All's well until Elwood's social-climbing sister, Veta, and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: rabbit, friendship, friends, best friends, chase, wrongfully committed, misfit, family relations, invisibility, brother sister relationship, taxi driver, sanitarium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: holiday, time travel, couples, obnoxious boss, family, hopes, love and romance, family relations, disorder, time loop, divorce, christmas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Almost an Angel (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Terry Dean is an electronics wizard and thief. After he is released from jail, he is hit by a car while saving a little girl's life. While in the hospital, he dreams that God visits him and tells him he's an Angel, and must start doing ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching, surprise ending
Plot: redemption, angel, disability, ghost, afterlife, adventure, fish out of water, hopes, misfit, supernatural, going straight, heist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bernard and the Genie (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Bernard Bottle, a mild mannered art buyer, is fired by his greedy boss, abandoned by his girlfriend and discovers a genie in an old bottle. The genie immediately embraces the modern world and helps Bernard on the side.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: genie, christmas, wish come true, fish out of water, adventure, disorder, down on your luck, unemployment, hopes, misfit, couples, family relations ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, child birth, parents and children, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, soccer, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 191
Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, juvenile delinquency, starting over, family, redemption, reincarnation, teenage life, hopes, imaginary, youth, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 281K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: humorous, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, architect, regret, remote control, redemption, alternate reality, workaholic, dog, family relations, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, it was all a dream ...
Time: 2020s, 2000s, 2010s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york yankees, morocco, mcdonald's restaurant, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: dream, christmas, family life, self discovery, family, estate, family relations, couple relations, destiny, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 96K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, christmas, life changing experience, rich and poor, destiny, family life, family relations, midlife crisis, workaholic, singleness, angel, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 25K
Drop Dead Fred (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Elizabeth returns to her mother's home after her marriage breaks up, she recreates her imaginary childhood friend, Fred, to escape from the trauma of losing her husband and her job. In between the chaos and mayhem that Fred creates, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, surreal, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary friend, childhood memory, mental illness, parents and children, misfit, family relations, starting over, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, disorder, personal growth, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, offbeat, touching
Plot: social misfits, store, redemption, holiday, prank, bullying, teen angst, pageant, family gatherings, road not taken, americana, hopes ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 4K
Dad (1989)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A busy executive (Ted Danson) learns during a meeting that his mother may be dying and rushes home to her side. He ends up being his father's caretaker and becomes closer to him (Jack Lemmon) than ever before. Estranged from his own son (Ethan ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heart attack, terminal illness, aging, golden years, redemption, parent child relationship, human nature, dysfunctional family, self discovery, friendship, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, road not taken, introspection, holiday, self discovery, redemption, ghost, human spirit, hopes, disorder, supernatural, family relations ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 4K
Motherhood (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Motherhood is a comedy written and directed by Katherine Dieckmann, and stars Uma Thurman, Anthony Edwards and Minnie Driver. Shot on location in New York’s West Village, focuses on the dilemmas of motherhood, such as marriage, work, and self, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: feminism, parents and children, urban, blog, city life, family life, family relations, best friends, couple relations, friendship, couples, disorder ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 38K
Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: uplifting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, dog, road trip, on the road, reporter, angel, journalism, romance, disorder, supernatural, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Place: illinois, iowa, usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, courtroom drama, destiny, redemption, hopes, heaven, imaginary, supernatural, starting over, romance, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Thing About My Folks (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben's dad Sam shows up one night with a note from Ben's mother (Sam's wife of 46 years), that she has left. While Ben's wife and his three sisters try to find her, Ben takes Sam on a day trip to see a farmhouse that's for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, talky ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, golden years, couple relations, family life, parents separation, overbearing, old age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, performer's life, holiday, romance, redemption, self discovery, showbiz, artists and showbiz, supernatural, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, mumblecore ...
Plot: family, christmas, drugs/alcohol, introspection, siblings relations, family relations, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: semi serious, humorous, uplifting, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, custody, suburbs, holiday, family gatherings, family life, family relations, disorder, mischievous children, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, writer's life, single parent, alcohol abuse, hopes, family relations, vacation, disability, artists and showbiz, misfit, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nothing in Common (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.
Style: talky, touching, semi serious, feel good, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: divorce, office, parents and children, hopes, parent child relationship, love and romance, romance, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 866
Memories of Me (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a heart attack, Abbie Polin (Crystal), a New York doctor, goes to Los Angeles to see his father, Abe (King), who works in Hollywood as the "king of the extras." Their relationship has been strained for several years. This was the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: hollywood, single parent, human nature, parent child relationship, introspection, self discovery, parents and children, child illness, midlife crisis, pregnancy, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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