Movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve

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The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve
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, introspection, redemption, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, hopes, christmas eve, couples, family life, misfit, family relations, disorder, holiday, dying repeatedly, repeated event, donation, garbage can, indifference, scolding, parachuting, rejection, workaholic, clock, misunderstanding ...
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Wonderfalls
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Canada, USA
60 min.
 8.3
Northern Exposure
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
USA
60 min.
 8.3
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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 humorous, semi serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about couples, hopes, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, family relations and redemption mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve: The Preacher's Wife (1996), Jeffrey (1995), The Four Seasons (1981), Jack Frost (1998), The Family Man (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Preacher's Wife
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family, romance, christmas, marriage, clergy, holiday, unlikely couple, urban, opposites attract, couple relations, divorce, parents and children ...
Place: new york, usa
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Jeffrey
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, touching, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, romance, friendship, fall in love, homosexuality, stereotypes, gays and lesbians, relationships, unlikely couple, opposites attract, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
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The Four Seasons
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, touching, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
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 5.3
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Jack Frost
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, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, redemption, magic, parents and children, child as adult, reincarnation, natural disaster, death, chase, children ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
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System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 6.7
 94K
The Family Man
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, sweet, inspirational, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, midlife crisis, life changing experience, rich and poor, alternate reality, rich snob, life philosophy, family life, second chance, family relations, lost love, family man ...
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Peggy Sue Got Married
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Peggy Sue faints at a Highschool reunion. When she wakes up she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
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Place: california, new jersey
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    User:   55%
 
 6.8
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Girls' Night
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn to fulfil her dream - a visit to Las Vegas. They buy two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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    User:   60%
 
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Simply Irresistible
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her mother's death, mediocre chef Amanda Shelton is having trouble attracting customers to her family's restaurant. While shopping for ingredients, she is given a magical crab by mysterious Gene O'Reilly. Afterward, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, humorous, sweet ...
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Plot: romance, love, magic, restaurant, unlikely couple, cooking, love story, magic realism, opposites attract, urban, food, happy ending ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   45%
 
 5.8
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Echo Park
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, everybody is somebody else. May, a single mother who delivers strip-O-grams, dreams of being an actress. She rents one of her rooms out to a pizza-man cum songwriter named Jonathan. Meanwhile, in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
The Go-Getter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When his mother dies, a teenager takes a road-trip in a stolen car to find his long-lost brother. Along the way he discovers a profound connection with the car-owner and with himself as well.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: road trip, coming of age, friendship, runaway, on the road, suburbs, social misfits, relationships, mentor, human nature, adolescence, cars ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   50%
 
The Santa Clause
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, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, adventure, toys, magic, destiny, self discovery, children, father son relationship, childhood, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.4
 274K
Click
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, alternate reality, regret, family, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, existentialism, it was all a dream, wish fulfillment, happiness, loss of family ...
Time: future, 1990s, 1960s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.2
 115K
About Schmidt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 66-year-old Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman and has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not altogether bitter, but not happy either, as everything his wife does annoys ...
Style: dark humor, realistic, road movie, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: road trip, depression, death, midlife crisis, existentialism, dysfunctional family, on the road, golden years, loneliness, life, self discovery, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, kansas, colorado, denver colorado, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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Prancer
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, small town, father daughter relationship, mischievous children, countryside, children, young heroes, childhood, friendship, single father ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
 5.8
 51K
Jack
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack Powell suffers from an affliction that makes him grow four times faster than normal, so the 10-year-old looks like a 40-year-old man. After years of being tutored at home, Jack convinces his overprotective parents to send him to public school. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: school, teacher, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, child as adult, childhood, hospital, fish out of water, doctors, mentor, aging, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
A Boyfriend for Christmas
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: store, single parent, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, family, looking for love, love affair, singleness, true love, unfulfilled love ...
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
 5.7
 187
Heaven Sent
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: juvenile delinquency, starting over, redemption, family, reincarnation, teenage life, hopes, afterlife, imaginary, youth, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 6.0
 39K
28 Days
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After getting into a car accident while drunk on the day of her sister's wedding, Gwen Cummings is given a choice between prison or a rehab center. She chooses rehab, but is extremely resistant to taking part in any of the treatment programs ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, wedding, drug abuse, rehabilitation, drugs/alcohol, going straight, drinking, dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, urban, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
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Christmas Every Day
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching
Plot: social misfits, store, redemption, family gatherings, road not taken, americana, hopes, ghost, obnoxious boss, starting over, boss and employee, parents and children ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 7.5
 4K
Happy Times
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, blindness, comedy of errors, couple relations, workplace, bus, fall in love, love and romance, romance, mentor, life philosophy, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
Happy Christmas
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, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: christmas, drinking, drugs/alcohol, introspection, relationships, family, siblings relations, mentor, existentialism, pornography, life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
A Simple Twist of Fate
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, redemption, self discovery, teacher, single father, parents and children, adaptation, literature, childhood, mentor, small town, custody ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 19th century ...
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., kindergarten
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
Still Breathing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, destiny, love, fall in love, love story, eccentricity, city life, dreams, artist, bar, fish out of water, unlikely couple ...
Place: texas, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
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Date with an Angel
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Aspiring composer Jim Sanders is engaged to spoiled rich girl Patty. But the morning after his bachelor party, Jim wakes up to discover a beautiful, broken-winged angel in his pool. When everyone finds out about his heavenly houseguest, Jim must ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, odd couple, love triangle, hospital, death, love story, supernatural romance, fish out of water, love and romance, couples, supernatural, mentor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
 5.7
 38K
Michael
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, dog, road trip, supernatural, fish out of water, on the road, dancing, love, disorder, love story, destiny, supernatural ability ...
Place: illinois, iowa, usa, texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
The Last of the High Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, politics, irish, college, drinking, coming-of-age, fall in love, fight scenes, splatter, best friends, romance, school ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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System:   32%
    User:   33%
 
 7.2
 17K
Diner
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: friendship, buddies, unlikely friendships, relationships, dialogue, drinking, adolescence, introspection, coming of age, mentor, couple relations, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
Defending Your Life
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, witty, semi serious, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, destiny, redemption, romance, death, courage, life & death, life, hopes, creativity, storytelling, philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 

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Almost an Angel
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 ...
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