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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, dying repeatedly, repeated event, donation, garbage can, indifference, scolding, parachuting, rejection, workaholic, clock, misunderstanding ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and touching films with plots about family relations, couples, redemption, parents and children, disorder, family and hopes mostly in Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve: The Preacher's Wife (1996), Jack Frost (1998), Jeffrey (1995), The Santa Clause (1994), The Four Seasons (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, gospel, church choir, reverend, angel, family, clergy, romance, urban, unlikely couple, crisis of faith, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 28K
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, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: reincarnation, christmas, snowman, holiday, family, redemption, parents and children, christmas party, loss, child as adult, family relations, self discovery ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 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, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, aids, 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 ⇓
89%
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, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas tree, holiday, family, adventure, self discovery, fish out of water, deal, christmas party, toys, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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 ⇓
71%
 6.4
 274K
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, redemption, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, alternate reality, hopes, workaholic, dog ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
66%
 6.8
 2K
House Calls (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer to his own age, who immediately and unexpectedly captures his heart.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, fall in love, love and romance, romance, couples, starting over, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, hopes, lawsuit, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, 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 ⇓
60%
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: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, dream, christmas, self discovery, estate, family, family relations, couple relations, destiny, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Delivering Milo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, 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 ⇓
58%
 5.7
 187
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, juvenile delinquency, starting over, redemption, family, reincarnation, teenage life, hopes, imaginary, youth, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: parents and children, hopes, love and romance, hospital, christmas, christmas eve, couples, family relations, golden years, human nature, redemption, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 ⇓
53%
 5.9
 24K
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, mental illness, parents and children, childhood memory, misfit, family relations, starting over, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, disorder, personal growth, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: ghost, zombie, supernatural ability, supernatural, romance, unlikely couple, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural romance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, feel good, 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 ⇓
49%
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, realistic, sentimental, 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, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
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, pageant, holiday, prank, bullying, teen angst, family gatherings, road not taken, americana, hopes ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 8K
The Best Man (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Harper, a writer who's about to explode into the mainstream leaves behind his girlfriend Robin and heads to New York City to serve as best man for his friend Lance's wedding. Once there, he reunites with the rest of his college circle.
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, buddies, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, friends, infidelity, stripper, college friend, bachelor party, brooklyn bridge ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, semi serious, 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, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.6
 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: semi serious, feel good, 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, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: feel good, semi serious, 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 ⇓
45%
 5.5
 2K
Folks! (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A slightly self absorbed yuppie takes in his parents including his senile father, after their home burns down. But his personal and professional life fall apart soon after.
Style: semi serious, humorous, dark humor, witty
Plot: hospital, golden years, odd couple, suburbs, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, suburban life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: falling in love, christmas eve, christmas party, christmas, romance, love and romance, couple relations, dating, true love, couples, time travel, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hypnotized and Hysterical (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Duty's feature-length debut Filles Perdues, Cheveux Gras (Hypnotized and Hysterical, (Hairstylist Wanted)) is an offbeat comedy about three women. Elodi (Olivia Bonamy) is a struggling single mother. Natacha (Marina Fois) is an upbeat ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, best friends, introspection, romance, friends, human nature, love and romance, couples, family relations, swimming pool, dancer, swimming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: maid, cinderella story, parents and children, friendship, fairy godmother, party, coming of age, fish out of water, self discovery, single parent, family, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 51K
Jack (1996)
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, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: child as adult, school, fish out of water, graduation, freak, adolescence vs adulthood, genetics, age difference, misfit, youth, disorder, young at heart ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 9K
Mixed Nuts (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, bankruptcy, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder, workplace, goofy hero, social misfits, eccentric family, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, europe, seattle, usa, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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