Movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve

If you like "The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve" you are looking for humorous, touching and feel good movies about / with hospital, christmas, self discovery, redemption, friendship, misfit and couple relations themes of Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA or Canada.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
 5.7
 944
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Original name: 12 Days of Christmas Eve
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 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, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, self discovery, redemption, friendship, misfit, couple relations, introspection, disorder, holiday, selfishness, family relations, family life, hopes, couples, female director, angel, party, suicidal, depression, christmas movie, restaurant, break up, divorce, boat ...

Movie in categories

hospital movies
6549
christmas movies
2386
redemption movies
7931
humorous movies
18503
touching movies
9815
feel good movies
9186
friendship movies
15376

Most similar movies to The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, touching and feel good films with plots about family relations, christmas, hopes, couples, family, disorder and holiday mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve: Christmas Every Day (1996), The Santa Clause (1994), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Motherhood (2009), Pete's Christmas (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, starting over, americana, road not taken, disorder, alcohol abuse, parents and children, social misfits, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas eve, child custody, toys, holiday, family, adventure, christmas tree, christmas party, magic, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, gospel, angel, reverend, family, romance, family relations, couples, bishop, disorder ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 5K
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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: best friends, friendship, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, disorder, friends, couples, lifestyle, feminism, city life ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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 ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time loop, christmas, family relations, starting over, parents and children, youth, family, hopes, holiday, christmas season, christmas movie, teenager ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Miracle in Manhattan (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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, parents and children, miraculous event, family relations, love and romance, hopes, wizards and magicians, supernatural, holiday, friendship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, couples, disorder, family relations, love and romance, family, hopes, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, road not taken, self discovery, introspection, ghost, human spirit, family relations, disorder, redemption, supernatural, hopes ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 34K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: snowman, reincarnation, christmas, family, holiday, redemption, friends, disorder, love and romance, hopes, fish out of water, self discovery ...
Place: denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching, captivating, offbeat
Plot: guardian angel, pregnancy, family relations, angel, redemption, ghost, hopes, family life, death, hospital, tour guide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, romance, unlikely couple, supernatural, introspection, performer's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Happy Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, ironic ...
Plot: family, family relations, christmas, eccentric family, siblings relations, introspection, disorder, couple relations, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, husband wife relationship, female friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 10K
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, emotional, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, angel, couple relations, jealousy, christmas eve, christmas party, hospital, depression, forgiveness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disorder, family relations, road not taken, starting over, friends, hollywood, hopes, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, midlife crisis, vacation, bittersweet, best friends, partners, self discovery, parents and children, human nature, wilderness, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, holiday, self discovery, reconciliation, reform, miser, family, misfit, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Old, New, Borrowed and Blue (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Katrine is to be married. Her fiancé is gorgeous, their appartment is luxurious and her future in-laws are wealthy. Katrine only has one problem: she sometimes finds it difficult to tell the truth, and this sends her on a round-about jaunt with an ...
Style: humorous, sincere, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: unlikely couple, life turned upside down, introspection, couple relations, love and romance, couples, disorder, fall in love, romance, family relations, dogma, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 107K
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: feel good, sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, rich and poor, life changing experience, alternate reality, family relations, workaholic, singleness, fish out of water, lifestyle change, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
hopes movies
6015
date night movies
2941
couples movies
10934
 6.4
 5K
Prancer (1989)
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, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, family relations, friendship, reindeer, farm, barn, family, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, fish out of water, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, mine ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, uplifting, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, save the day, eccentric family, family life, heroic mission, family problems, youth, one last chance, disorder, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 761
Mr. St. Nick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kelsey Grammer stars as Nick St. Nicholas, a Miami-based playboy philanthropist who is about to make his life complete by wedding the girl of his dreams, gorgeous TV weathercaster Heidi Gardelle (Elaine Hendrix). Not known to the general public is ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, rescue, disorder, family business, parents and children, family life, beach, family relations, destiny, factory, heroes ...
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 601
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, friendship, on the road, best friends, human nature, looking for love, introspection, family business, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
angel movies
477
party movies
4182
suicidal movies
309
depression movies
3025
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: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wish come true, one more chance, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, family life, love and romance, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Time: year 1996
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: dream, christmas, family life, family problems, family relations, couple relations, destiny, self discovery, family, hopes, couples, estate ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Matchmaker Santa (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, true love, romance, love triangle, family life, disorder, best friends, self discovery, christmas movie, christmas eve, christmas season, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family gatherings, couple relations, family relations, fish out of water, couples, disorder, mischievous children, single parent, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, in-laws, nothing goes right, family gatherings, parents and children, comedy of errors, eccentric family, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 5K
Dad (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: father son relationship, aging, parents and children, hopes, family life, doctors, hospital, terminal illness, family drama, heart attack, family bonds, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Easy Way Out (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Patrick, a travel agent in his early 30s, lives with Arthur, an immigration lawyer; but for a long time, Patrick has been sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of their bedroom. His younger brother, Tony, plans to marry his high school sweetheart ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: self discovery, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, infidelity, disorder, gay interest, siblings relations, gender, gays and lesbians, sex scene, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%