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The Trolls and the Christmas Express (1981)
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The Trolls and the Christmas Express (1981)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Trolls and the Christmas Express is an animated classic about six roguish trolls who are determined to sabotage Christmas by infiltrating Santa's village disguised as elves. After a week of wreaking havoc but still not completely ruining Christmas, they are about to give up when they get a devilishly clever idea. On the day before Christmas Eve they get the reindeer dancing and singing songs all night long. The poor reindeer are so tired the next day that they cannot find the energy to pull Santa's sleigh. Christmas looks like it has finally been ruined - but everyone knows you can't stop Christmas! The elves quickly devise a plan to link the train from Santa's village with tracks that travel all over the world. Santa can deliver the toys using the Christmas Express.
Plot: santa claus, elf, troll, north pole, reindeer, holiday, christmas, train, sabotage, christmas carol

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, christmas special and semi serious films with plots about christmas, santa claus, holiday, family, disorder, reindeer and christmas eve mostly in Animation, Family and Short genres. Some movies like The Trolls and the Christmas Express: Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer (2018), Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004), Nine Dog Christmas (2004), Babar and Father Christmas (1986), A Flintstone Christmas (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Elliot: The Littlest Reindeer (2018)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, a miniature horse has 3 days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.
Style: feel good, light, exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, christmas, north pole, holiday, adventure, horse, christmas movie, imaginary, good versus evil, friendship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Great Santa Claus Caper (1978)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When inventor/efficiency expert Alexander Graham Wolf plots to take over Santa's workshop, Comet asks for help from Raggedy Ann, Andy and their dog, Raggedy Arthur.
Plot: christmas, children, holiday, sleeping, reindeer, toy, villain, male tears, elf, christmas tree, parachute, bedroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Felix the Cat Saves Christmas (2004)
Genre: Musical, Animation, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: When the Professor and Rock Bottom plot to create the world's biggest blizzard in order to ruin Christmas, Felix the Cat and Poindexter must travel to the North Pole to help Santa Claus and save Christmas.
Plot: north pole, cartoon cat, christmas, holiday, surrealism, santa claus
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Nine Dog Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Animated tale about Santa's reindeer, who have come down with the North Pole flu. Nearsighted elf leader Buzz thinks he's found the perfect replacements, but the makeshift reindeer turn out to be nine stray dogs in an old beat-up wagon! ...
Plot: cartoon dog, santa claus, christmas, dog, elf
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Babar and Father Christmas (1986)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: After writing to Santa, Arthur, Pom, Flora and Alexander carefully monitor the mailbox, but in vain. Finding their excellent idea of wanting to bring Santa home, Babar sets out on a long journey to find him and convince him to include elephant ...
Plot: christmas, elephant, santa claus, prince, monkey, princess, queen, rhinoceros, king
Place: africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
A Flintstone Christmas (1977)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
Style: christmas special
Plot: anachronism, santa claus, christmas, family relations, holiday, christmas eve, caveman
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: time travel, santa claus, christmas, reindeer, north pole, save the day, adventure, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, danger, elf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Laura's Christmas Star (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Just when Laura and her family were preparing to spend the Christmas holidays at Aunt Martha, the car breaks down and must spend Christmas at home, and without a tree. A fun adventure for the whole family.
Plot: courage, girl, brother sister relationship, holiday season, christmas lights, christmas tree, toy, rescue, snow, brother, friendship, screaming ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Magic Hockey Skates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A boy begrudgingly buys second hand skates which turn out to make him the best hockey player ever - via three wishes.
Style: christmas special
Plot: ice hockey, santa claus, desire, ice skates, brother brother relationship, tournament, hockey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (2000)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Based on the popular book by L. Frank Baum, the beloved author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, comes the incredible story of The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus. Many centuries ago, long before toys had even been invented, a baby abandoned ...
Plot: santa claus, christmas, talking animals, winter, fairy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, hi-tech, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, letter, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tanzania, idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Little Brown Burro (1978)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 23 min.
Story: A sad little burro who feels that no one wants him and that he doesn't belong anywhere finds out differently when he is bought by Joseph to transport Mary on their travel to Jerusalem for the birth of Jesus.
Plot: donkey, mouse, bible, christmas, wild animal, camel, animal, alone, animals
Place: egypt, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight! (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The holiday season gets extra chilly as Loki and the frost giant Ymir plot to conquer the world. Marvel heroes Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and others must stop the villains from stealing Santa's power – if anyone can actually find ...
Style: christmas special
Plot: santa claus, holiday, snow, super villain, christmas, superhero, superhero team, hulk hogan, captain america character, tony stark character, north pole, casket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Smurfs come to the rescue of two children and their grandfather when an evil mysterious stranger shows up and causes their sleigh to turn over, forcing them to seek help and inadvertently bring Gargamel in on the action.
Style: humorous, not serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friends, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, family, imaginary kingdom, holiday, squirrel, sleigh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: small town, christmas, santa claus, journalism, hidden identity, family, hopes, disorder, delivery, americana, small town life, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york state, united states, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Santa narrates the story of Buddy's travels to New York City to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father's eyes to the magic of Christmas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, friends, family, escapades, holiday, elf, christmas, disorder
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Light Before Christmas (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: After losing their way on a cold, blustery Christmas eve, two children, Katie and Makean are rescued by their friend, the Candleman, an old sage who imparts wisdom, hot chocolate, and stories. Opening a weathered book, he begins reading the classic ...
Plot: christmas, old man, christmas eve, candle, santa claus, children, magic, mouse, christmas present
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Alvin learns the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, uplifting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, harmonica, chipmunk, holiday, music, family, youth, performer's life, musician's life, artists and showbiz, store ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, heroes, youth, mischievous children, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rookie, partners, escapades, workplace situations, imaginary, family, workplace, santa claus, holiday, christmas, partnership, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, adventure, belief, magic, santa claus, train ride, train travel, holiday, self discovery, young heroes, snow, computer animation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yogi escapes from Jellystone and hides out in a department store - posing as the Store's Santa. Along the way, he helps a little girl to rediscover her faith in Christmas.
Style: not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friends, buddies, family, escapades, chases and races, on the run, disorder, store, friendship, holiday, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, imaginary, social misfits, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, sleigh ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Little Troll Prince (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A little troll finds himself in a wonderful voyage from the Troll Kingdom until a human house, where he discover the Christmas and God.
Plot: christmas, troll, mountain, 2d animation, forest, gnome, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Bugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales (1979)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: A TV movie special that compiles of a few Looney Tunes episodes centered around an episode of a Christmas Carol, with the part of Scrooge played by Yosemite Sam.
Style: exciting, not serious, stylized, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: human nature, curses spells and rituals, redemption, family, chases and races, escapades, prank, chase, imaginary, rivalry, disorder, farce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 12K
The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, cult film
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, christmas, holiday, northern lights, snowman, heroes, young heroes, adventure, imaginary, hopes, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brighton, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, elf, christmas, mischievous children, parents and children, imaginary kingdom, friendship, fish out of water, family relations, disorder, heroic mission, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Family Circus Christmas (1979)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The family is decorating their tree when Daddy notices the star his father made is missing. When Billy asks Mommy why this made Daddy sad, she tells him it's because the star was made by his father, their Granddad, who is in Heaven. Jeffy then ...
Plot: photograph, little girl, star, christmas, dream, horn, table, reading, hiding under a bed, belief in heaven, belief, gift ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A delightful, animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. A Cricket on the Hearth, tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter whom a helpful Cricket named Crocket befriends on Christmas morning. When tragedy strikes the ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, cricket the game, deception, father daughter relationship, blindness, toy maker, toy comes to life, cricket the insect
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal with an evil postman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, danger, family, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, goofy hero, save the day, misfit, partners, buddies, odd couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%