Movies like Scrooge

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Scrooge (1970)
 7.5
 11K
Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, visually appealing, sentimental, lyrical, clever, light, harsh, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, money, miser, supernatural ability, time travel, holiday, family, destiny, heroes, supernatural, friendship, youth, friends, misfit, family relations, love and romance, society, americana, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england

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Most similar movies to Scrooge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about family, family relations, happy ending, destiny, disorder, culture clash and redemption mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Scrooge: Oliver! (1968), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), A Christmas Carol (1999), A Christmas Carol (1984), A Christmas Carol (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, emotional, gloomy, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, street kid, child abuse, orphanage, group of criminals, the underworld, thief, theft, child in peril, dog, kids in trouble, victorian england ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
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100%
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: This lavishly produced and critically acclaimed screen adaptation of the international stage sensation tells the life-affirming story of Tevye (Topol), a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the oppression of turn-of-the-century ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: anti semitism, judaism, violinist, grudge, family relations, housewife, rabbi, arranged marriage, village life, village, dream, tradition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: ukraine, europe, russia, poland, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: ghost, victorian england, regret, redemption, holiday, christmas, miser, supernatural, charity, friends, coldhearted, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, victorian era, future
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, miser, holiday, scrooge, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, family, unfulfillment, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, 70s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, introspection, human spirit, supernatural, redemption, hopes, disorder, family relations ...
Time: victorian era
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life changing experience, family, holiday, angel, desperation, self discovery, generosity, small town, small town life, alternate reality, road not taken ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932 ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, little girl, orphan, old mansion, friendship, garden, aristocracy, family, girl, sick child, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 99K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, hopes, showbiz, power relations, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, miraculous event, holiday, hopes, friendship, department store, family, misfit, single parent, youth, store ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, childhood, change of heart, family, puppet, escapades, encounter, friendship, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, clever, light, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, friendship, toy comes to life, adventure, toys, toy soldier, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, child custody, christmas eve, toys, holiday, family, adventure, christmas party, magic, father son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 261K
Elf (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas spirit, santa claus, father son relationship, goofy hero, elf, toys, fish out of water, corporate world, north pole, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, south pole
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 58K
Little Women (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With their father away as a chaplain in the Civil War, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy grow up with their mother in somewhat reduced circumstances. They are a close family who inevitably have their squabbles and tragedies. But the bond holds even when, later, ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: family values, sisters, first love, sister sister relationship, christmas, couple relations, family bonds, life changing experience, parent child relationship, everyday life, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 45K
Annie (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An orphan in a facility run by the mean Miss Hannigan, Annie believes that her parents left her there by mistake. When a rich man named Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks decides to let an orphan live at his home to promote his image, Annie is ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, adoption, little girl, mogul, child's point of view, locket, family, family relations, power relations, friends, couples, disorder ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c., liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sound of Music (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Film adaptation of a classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical based on a nun who becomes a governess for an Austrian family.
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, nun, world war two, convent, fall in love, family relations, mischievous children, family, family values, parents and children, romance ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, alps, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 1K
Pollyanna (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her wealthy but bitter aunt after the tragic death of her father. Pollyanna shares a game her father taught her -- the 'Glad Game' -- in which everyone can find a silver lining in even the darkest ...
Style: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: optimism, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, small town life, countryside, small town, young heroes, hopes, family, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, christmas, love and romance, family, youth, mischievous children, dishonesty, family relations, couples, disorder, righting the wronged, family life ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.8
 169K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, imagination, family, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, family life, female protagonist, adventure ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england, britain, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, boy, youth, escapades, mischievous children, coming of age, heroes, disorder, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: reindeer, christmas, holiday, small town, friendship, family relations, farm, family, fish out of water, parents and children, siblings relations, family life ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: island, animals, friendship, village, rainstorm, vegetarian, family, adventure, parrot, disorder, animal life, friends ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 3K
What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, light, captivating ...
Plot: family, fish out of water, angel, family relations, spirituality, disorder, family life, lifestyle, miraculous event, parents and children, introspection, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.5
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Ebenezer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, ghost, christmas, family life, boss and employee, old west, redemption, fish out of water, small town life, family relations, social relations, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
One Magic Christmas (1985)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny's very own guardian angel.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: santa claus, christmas, small town, family relations, family, holiday, redemption, bittersweet, dysfunctional family, miraculous event, human nature, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, mischievous children, young heroes, child as adult, fish out of water, mistaken identity, orphan, youth, disorder, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: road not taken, wish come true, dull life, starting over, unfulfillment, family, hopes, christmas, society, youth, adventure, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.2
 14K
The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, christmas, holiday, northern lights, snowman, fish out of water, friendship, wish come true, hopes, youth, young heroes, family ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
It's Christmas, Carol! (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive, Carol Huffman, who on Christmas eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the things that are truly important in life and that she is there ...
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, supernatural, boss and employee, power relations, ambition, workplace, obnoxious boss, miraculous event, relationship vs career, time travel, businesswoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, family relations, countryside, adventure, family, child's point of view, human spirit, friendship, life is a bitch, parents and children, family life, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 70s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%