Movies like Elf-Man

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Elf-Man (2012)
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Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, family, miraculous event, wish come true, danger, imaginary, escapades, magic, elf, heroes, family relations, christmas, santa claus, hopes, disorder, rescue, superhero, christmas movie, grandmother, widower, christmas season, christmas eve, christmas present ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Elf-Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, family relations, disorder, youth, christmas, escapades and santa claus mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Elf-Man: Noelle (2019), Santa Buddies (2009), Get Santa (2014), Shorts (2009), Saving Christmas (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
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Noelle (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: elf, christmas eve, christmas, santa claus, brother sister relationship, family business, christmas movie, fish out of water, north pole, disorder, buddies, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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100%
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family, save the day, holiday, dog, family relations, animal life, suburbs, unlikely partners, pets, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: feel good, sincere, funny, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, memory loss, christmas, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, family, elf, wish come true, imaginary, heroes ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, dog, santa claus, christmas movie, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.2
 3K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, young heroes, rescue, save the day, family, youth, parents and children, family relations, escapades, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 7K
Shorts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, adventure, friendship, disorder, nothing goes right, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, christmas tree, christmas party, brother in law, breakdance, car, santa claus, man with glasses ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lilly the Witch The Dragon and the Magic Book (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Italy, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lilly was a normal girl with a healthy sense of adventure. That is, until she finds a magical book, complete with a funny little dragon, "Hector". With the help of her new friend and the book, Lilly has the ability to time-travel and truly ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: witch, imaginary, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, save the day, family, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, best friends, family, mischievous children, wish come true, hopes, supernatural, youth, disorder, holiday, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.5
 318
Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, track down, youth, escapades, santa claus, friendship, heroes, young heroes, imaginary, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.6
 499
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, jewish, follow your dream, disorder, youth, mischievous children, parents and children, friends, family relations, switching roles, family, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Halloween Puppy (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A boy accidentally turns his mom's boyfriend into a dog.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, family, curses spells and rituals, youth, best friends, magic, dog, family relations, friendship, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, teenage life, family, christmas tree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.6
 2K
Snow (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: zoo, reindeer, christmas, fall in love, fish out of water, adventure, escapades, daring rescue, race against time, dishonesty, love and romance, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, touching, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, christmas movie, dog, christmas, holiday, love, destiny, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, pets, parents and children, disorder, youth, single parent, talking cat, cat, talking animals, supernatural, friends, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
'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, entertaining, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, disorder, family, dishonesty, on the run, cons and scams, mischievous children, imaginary, foot chase, uncle nephew relationship, christmas eve ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 207
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, animal life, family relations, single parent, nothing goes right, christmas, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.8
 548
Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, save the day, pets, friendship, on the road, family life, disorder, road trip, dog movie, farce, silly humor, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 299
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, youth, crimes, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: miraculous event, nothing goes right, wish come true, life turned upside down, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family, disorder, adventure, escapades, imagination, bedtime story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1974, 70s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, obsessive quest, pets, christmas movie, santa claus, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 249
Monster Makers (2003)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Monster Makers is based on Tim Stoker's experience as a Monster movie geek. The monsters in an old non released movie come out of the movie and Tim and his friends in the real world must find a way to stop the monsters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: young heroes, adventure, supernatural, save the day, youth, family, danger, escapades, supernatural ability, family relations, disorder, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 2K
Northpole (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: elf, christmas, save the day, fall in love, youth, single parent, parents and children, escapades, family, imaginary, north pole, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 806
Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, child as adult, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, hopes, misfit, wish come true, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
 39K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, family relations, santa claus, family, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, nothing goes right, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: tower bridge london, london, illinois, chicago illinois, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, heroic mission, supernatural, danger, confined, rescue, supernatural ability, master villain, disorder, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%