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Nativity! (2009)
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Nativity! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Martin Freeman is lovelorn teacher Mr Maddens, a former am-dram star whose girlfriend (Ashley Jensen) dumped him over Christmas five years ago and upped sticks, inexplicably, to La-La Land. Yuletide cheer is not his forte, but he's forced to drum some up when Pam Ferris's headmistress earmarks him to direct the Nativity play.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating, sentimental, realistic, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, school play, christmas, ambition, desire for fame, holiday, youth, artists and showbiz, mischievous children, disorder, rivalry, teacher, save the day, contest, family, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, female director, dancing, student, family relations, children, singing, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, realistic and light films with plots about family, youth, disorder, family relations, friends, christmas and mischievous children mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like Nativity!: Saving Christmas (2014), Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011), Babysitters Beware (2009), Switchmas (2012), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This sequel to the popular British comedy sees a new teacher (David Tennant) take over. When he enters his school in the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition, he and his pregnant wife, and the schoolchildren, embark on an epic road ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, contests and competitions, power relations, couples, couple relations, school, teachers and students, youth, mischievous children, ambition, social relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?! (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This Christmas the pupils of St Bernadette's and their much-loved, madcap teacher Mr. Poppy are back for their biggest adventure yet involving fantastic flashmobs, excitable elves, Christmas carols and of course Archie the donkey! When their ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, couple relations, disorder, couples, ambition, teachers and students, contests and competitions, school, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, christmas season, christian, christmas movie, breakdancing, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horrid Henry: The Movie (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Henry fails yet again to hand in his homework for the umpteenth time, he has no idea that this will set off a chain of events which will see him forming an unlikely alliance with Moody Margaret, the infuriating girl next door, and his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, youth, friendship, teachers and students, parents and children, family life, disorder, friends, yo yo, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ⇓
36%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, pets, friendship, social relations, animal life, village, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
No Limit Kids: Much Ado About Middle School (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Comedy - Bill Cobbs, Lee Meriwether, Blake Michael
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, school, save the day, youth, friends, family, reconciliation, theater, self esteem, society, rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Pants on Fire (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack Parker has always skated by on his lies, especially the one about Mikey, an underprivileged (and made-up) teen who Jack "tutors"... until one day "Mikey" shows up for real, and all Jack's lies start coming true.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural ability, dishonesty, youth, family relations, nothing goes right, mischievous children, parents and children, boy, lie, society, teenage life, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, eccentric family, family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, love, society, adventure, destiny, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, golden retriever, friendship, family, crimes, youth, disorder, christmas, dog, friends, family relations, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Stanley Ka Dabba (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Stanley studies in the all-boys Holy Family High School in Andheri East, Mumbai. While his class-mates bring their own tiffin-boxes, Stanley does not do so on the pretext that his mother is away. His friends share their food with him, much to the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, family, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, elementary school, teacher student relationship, teacher, student, youth, performance, soccer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Flying Classroom (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy who was once a perpetual outcast finds friends in a new boarding school, united with his new peers gets involved in a heated rivalry with a group of students from a neighboring school.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school, friendship, fight, mischievous children, youth, disorder, teachers and students, theatre play, school play, male bonding, male friendship, prank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Shredderman Rules (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nolan Byrd (Devon Werkheiser) is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby (Andrew Caldwell). When their teacher, Mr. Green (Tim Meadows), allows the students to do a computer project, Nolan, who has a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage life, adventure, save the day, misfit, youth, prank, cons and scams, friendship, family relations, heroes, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, dark humor, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, small town, suburbs, feud, rivalry, couple relations, social relations, family, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, massachusetts, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chillar Party (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A gang of innocent but feisty kids who lead carefree lives in Chandan Nagar colony take own the big bad world of politics when one of their friend's life is endangered.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, fighting the system, mischievous children, family, rebellion, hopes, youth, society, politician, parent child relationship, gang, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Parental Guidance (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behavior collides with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, punishment, eccentric family, family reunited, teaching the ways of the world, family life, golden years, youth, mischievous children, disorder, protective parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 life, parents and children, goofy hero, family, small town, disorder, chases and races, race against time, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, save the day, family, family relations, gang, taxi, disorder, youth, goofy hero, eccentric family, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young spy Harriet Welsch crosses paths with popular student Marion Hawthorne as the two girls vie to become the official blogger of their high school class.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: school, rivalry, movie star, blogger, youth, teenage life, rise to the top, disorder, child spy, ambition, lifestyle, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While trying to avoid an obsessed girl, rocker Drake Parker meets a young girl, who makes him promise to give her family the best Christmas ever. Later, at the Premiere's first ever Christmas party, a group of teens start to make trouble. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, youth, family, family relations, step siblings, teenage life, siblings relations, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, save the day, rescue, parents and children, youth, family, escapades, family relations, chases and races, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.5
 333
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, escapades, track down, youth, santa claus, friendship, chases and races, imaginary, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Down and Derby (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A local Pinewood Derby competition transforms an average group of dads into overzealous rivals desperate to build the winning car. As egos swell, the kids are lucky if they get to pick the paint color. While the dads are busy with outlandish ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, rivalry, disorder, contests and competitions, family, athlete's life, child as adult, family life, parents and children, optimism, scout, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, youth, crimes, parents and children, father son relationship, best friends, single parent, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.
Style: feel good, realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, summer vacation, competition, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, theme park, disorder, escapades, family, friendship, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, child protagonist, home invasion, kids and family, youth, neighbor, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, hidden identity, government agent, christmas movie, surveillance, santa claus, save the day, friendship, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, wish come true, best friends, family, mischievous children, youth, hopes, supernatural, disorder, holiday, imaginary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Spectacular! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school choir is fading in popularity, as it continues to lose most of its' members one by one. A wannabe rock singer is convinced to join the choir, in hopes of winning the upcoming competition and cash prize.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, youth, music, music band, rivalry, rock, ambition, performance, contest, choir, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%