Movies like A Dog for Christmas

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A Dog for Christmas (2015)
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A Dog for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The entire family stays at Dave and Sandy's home for the holidays. Kassandra wants a puppy for Christmas, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that. Will Santa grant Kassandra's only wish for Christmas?
Plot: christmas, dog, santa claus, winter, family relations, christmas movie, dog movie

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Most similar movies to A Dog for Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, light and semi serious films with plots about christmas, family relations, santa claus, holiday, christmas movie, family and disorder mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Dog for Christmas: Expecting Mary (2010), Christmas In Palm Springs (2014), The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006), The Three Dogateers (2014), Saving Christmas (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Expecting Mary (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Expecting Mary is the story of a young girl, who's had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it's only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a downtrodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, ...
Plot: christmas, trailer park
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, pets, family, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, golden retriever, adventure, love, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, separation, dinner, father son relationship, loyalty, gift, bed, boy, divorce, embarrassment, competition, sabotage ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
Style: sweet, fairy tale, feel good, light
Plot: santa claus, christmas, workaholic, christmas season, christmas eve, kids and family, christmas movie, vacation, family bonds, family relations, adventure, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
Style: light, feel good, captivating, sincere
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas season, christmas movie, family relations, magic, good versus evil, christmas present, save the day, adventure, imaginary character, christmas eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, santa claus, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, dog movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, santa claus, bespectacled male, christian propaganda, breakdance, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Santa's Little Helper (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman is thrown into an elf competition to become Santa¹s next second-in-command. Put through a series of rigorous training exercises to prepare for the contest, The Miz and another ...
Style: entertaining, light, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, magic, north pole, adventure, santa claus, christmas movie, holiday, family, christmas eve, toys
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Summerdog (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this heart-tugging kids movie, a vacationing family finds an abandoned mutt and kindly decide to name him Hobo and take him to their home in the big city. When their wicked landlord finds out about the pooch, he threatens to boot them out. ...
Plot: vacation, dog, landlord, family relations, pets
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Santa Incident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a ride on his sleigh Santa is mistaken for an alien in a UFO. After an attack, he ends up seriously injured in a small town. Two children must help him, so Christmas is not jeopardized.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, hidden identity, christmas movie, government agent, surveillance, santa claus, save the day, friendship, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, nothing goes right, fish out of water, haunted by the past, goofy hero, redemption, misfit, disorder, ghost, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Three Gifts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jack Green inherited a southern Californian horse ranch and an all-natural toy factory in the barn. With his wife Cherie, he accepts taking in the three 'holy terrors' from his bossy aunt Rita's orphanage during renovations, until the ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, sincere, light
Plot: christmas, orphan, missing child, horse ranch, orphanage, father figure, adoption, lifestyle change, kids and family, countryside, responsibility, bittersweet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Get Santa (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, rescue, save the day, family relations, youth, parents and children, escapades, family, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Golden Christmas 3 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Heather is a charming free spirit whose self-absorbed fiancé Roger never seems to hear a word that comes out of her mouth. Bobby is a naval officer who comes home from serving overseas, looking to start a new chapter in his life. Both Heather and ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, sincere, humorous
Plot: golden retriever, christmas, animals, dog, christmas eve, puppy, girl, boy, friend, family relations, pet dog, christmas carol ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Case for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, court, trial, lawyer, christmas, miraculous event, hopes, legal, dishonesty, fall in love, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
And Then There Was Light (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl struggles after a traumatic horse riding accident causes her to lose her eyesight. CHARLES, the head trainer of Southeastern Guide Dogs, trains Apple, a miniature horse, to be her companion and surrogate eyes.
Plot: blindness, braille, horse, dog, christmas, seeing eye dog, blind man
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Style: light, sincere, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas spirit, firefighter, loss of father, reindeer, brother sister relationship, holiday, brother, imaginary character, children, journey ...
Place: massachusetts, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Christmas List (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isobel Gray plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend, including a snow-covered cottage in the Northwest, and a carefully composed bucket list of classic holiday traditions. But when the boyfriend goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining
Plot: christmas, holiday, bucket list, christmas movie, christmas season, dream, perseverance, romantic friendship, stubbornness, love and romance, christmas eve, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
45%
 5.0
 24K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, light, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, small town, suburbs, feud, rivalry, family, unlikely friendships, couple relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
'Twas the Night (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, cons and scams, family, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, mischievous children, imaginary, christmas eve, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.
Style: christmas special
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppetry, muppets, singer, holiday season, singing
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family relations, family, goofy hero, family life, parents and children, chases and races, small town, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Christmas Eve (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hilarity, romance, and transcendence prevail after a power outage traps six different groups of New Yorkers inside elevators on Christmas Eve.
Style: funny, sweet, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, christmas eve, family relations, friendship, animals, parents and children, trapped in an elevator, romance, holiday, pet dog, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Perfect Christmas List (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As a last wish, a recently hospitalized grandmother, Evie, tasks her daughter and granddaughter, Sara, with a list of festive accomplishments to do together before Christmas, hoping that the adventure of the experience will repair their ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, sweet
Plot: christmas, grandmother granddaughter relationship, doctor, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, christmas season, christmas movie, misunderstanding, love and romance, true love, christmas eve, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, family life, parallel world, imaginary, family, mischievous children, misfit, disorder, youth, sleigh, flyer, remote control ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Little Miss Millions (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.
Plot: runaway, friends, kidnapping, mother, road trip, chase, child protagonist, santa claus, teenage girl, evil stepmother, rich girl, girl ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mistle-Tones (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Holly, blessed with an amazing singing voice, is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a legendary local Christmas group which was founded by her late mother years ago. Shocked and upset when the slot goes to the barely talented best ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, shopping mall, bitch, red dress, disney, karaoke, competition, choir, father daughter relationship, christmas tree
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 341
Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, crimes, youth, family, friendship, golden retriever, disorder, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%