Movies like Renfroe's Christmas

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Renfroe's Christmas (1997)
Renfroe's Christmas (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A little boy growing up on a farm in rural Louisiana in the 1930s wishes for a White Christmas and must do a selfless act in the spirit of giving in order to get his wish.
Plot: christmas, school, church, farm, redneck, small town
Time: 1930s
Place: louisiana

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Most similar movies to Renfroe's Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and feel good films with plots about family relations, christmas, small town, youth, friendship, parents and children and small town life mostly in Family, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Renfroe's Christmas: Sounder (1972), The River Within (2009), Wish For Christmas (2016), A Christmas Memory (1997), Home for the Holidays (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sounder (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Morgans, a loving and strong family of Black sharecroppers in Louisiana in 1933, face a serious family crisis when the husband and father, Nathan Lee Morgan, is convicted of a petty crime and sent to a prison camp. After some weeks or months, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, prison, dog, interracial relations, racism, school, against the odds, prisoner of war camp, great depression, bittersweet, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
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95%
The River Within (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Jason returns home to get away while he studies for the upcoming bar exam. After visiting his oldest friend, a "coulda-been-girlfriend" who is now engaged, and a pushy preacher, his easygoing summer becomes filled with unwanted drama. Over ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: small town, introspection, self discovery, couples, family relations, society, youth, clergy, hopes, bittersweet, small town life, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arkansas
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87%
Wish For Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a high school senior finds out from her parents that she must miss the town's winter dance in order to attend church, she successfully wishes their faith away, bringing disastrous consequences to her family and community. To restore their ...
Style: christian film, feel good, entertaining, light, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, atheist, religion, church, prayer, faith, society, parents and children, life philosophy, family, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Christmas Memory (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, friendship, small town, christmas, adult virgin, friends, love and romance, buddies, youth, golden years, family life, eccentric family ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Home for the Holidays (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After their parents are killed in a terrible accident, the four McMurrin children live with their loving Aunt Martha. Martha wants to adopt the children but the town's bitter old banker stands in their way. However, the children's courage ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, melancholic
Plot: adoption, aunt niece relationship, children, accident, loss of mother, loss of father, small town, christmas, bank, foreclosure, family relations, aunt nephew relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Town Without Christmas (2001)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: small town, parents and children, christmas, family problems, missing child, journalism, media, love and romance, small town life, family in crisis, letter, little boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Christmas in Canaan (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the 1960s, Christmas in Canaan is a drama about a black family and a white family that learn to love each other out of their Christian beliefs.
Style: light, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental
Plot: christmas, racial prejudice, family relations, childhood, african american, father son relationship, farm, friendship, love, society, rivalry, christmas movie ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unexpected blizzard threatens the Parton family, while at the same time Dolly's father (and his kids) make sacrifices to raise enough money to finally buy his wife the wedding ring he could never afford to give her. Meanwhile, an important ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: christmas, musician, daughter, street performer, female singer, music, wedding ring, blister, teacher, blizzard, guitar, rat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Maldonado Miracle (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A story about a small, dying town in need of hope until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, small town, hopes, society, clergy, church, family relations, family life, human nature, religions or cults, village, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friendship, family relations, nursing, pets, family life, coming of age, orphan, wounded animal, farm, rabbit, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Wish You Well (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl and her brother come of age at their great grandmother's house in Virginia during the 1940s. After a family tragedy, a young girl moves from New York with your younger brother to live with their great grandmother on a Virginia farm ...
Style: emotional, melancholic, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting
Plot: coal mining, family tragedy, grandmother, large family, car accident, little brother, farm, life philosophy, social relations, parents and children, honest, small town ...
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, school, lifestyle, family, animal life, holiday, dog, great depression, puppy, dogcatcher, pets, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, family relations, friendship, reindeer, farm, barn, family, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Christmas Shoes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two separate stories mesh - in the first, a young music teacher, Maggie Andrews, begins dying of a heart condition and her son Nathan tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for her before she dies. In the second, lawyer Robert Layton and his wife ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, christmas, self discovery, change of heart, parents and children, family relations, workaholic, mother son relationship, miraculous event, friends, unfulfillment, school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Follow Me, Boys! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Lem Siddons is part of a traveling band who has a dream of becoming a lawyer. Deciding to settle down, he finds a job as a stockboy in the general store of a small town. Trying to fit in, he volunteers to become scoutmaster of the newly formed Troop ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: boy scout, small town, rescue, world war two, family relations, homecoming, parents and children, fish out of water, friendship, self discovery, reunion, small town life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Christmas Oranges (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In a town not so far away and a time not so long ago, baby Rose was left on the porch of Greenwoods Orphanage, where Mrs. Hartley (Nancy Stafford) and the children under her tender care become her family. But when tragedy strikes, Rose (Bailee ...
Style: sincere, touching, social, compassionate
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, orphanage, orphan, kindness, friendship, life is a bitch, bereavement, child protagonist, influenza, orange, song
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Resolution Song (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man's family torn apart by tragedy reaches out to begin rebuilding trust and seek healing by through the only thing that speaks through pain; the healing power of music.
Style: christian film
Plot: unity, family relations, faith, prayer, healing, church
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Finding John Christmas (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a photojournalist (David Cubitt) photographs a mysterious stranger performing an act of bravery, the act quickly becomes headline news and the town dubs the stranger "John Christmas". After seeing the photo, Kathleen McAllister ...
Plot: christmas, newspaper, competition, emergency room, medical examination, brother, photographer
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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A Painted House (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young boy, his family, and the migrant workers they hire to work their cotton farm struggle against difficult odds to raise and sell the crop. Meanwhile, the boy dreams of living in better conditions. However, with this particularly tough farming ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, family relations, self discovery, youth, hopes, farm, poverty, small town life, social relations, small town, society, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A 13-year-old brainiac invents an ingenious listening device, which he uses to bring a crooked city official and his pals to justice
Plot: walkie talkie, classroom, small town, brother sister relationship, schoolboy, town hall, kidnapping, paperboy, child in peril, teacher, listening device, husband wife relationship ...
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52%
Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Where the Red Fern Grows is the heartwarming and adventurous tale for all ages about a young boy and his quest for his own red-bone hound hunting dogs.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, coming of age, animal life, friends, parents and children, adventure, youth, orphan, contests and competitions, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Two Turtle Doves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dr. Sharon Hayes searches for a beloved family heirloom in a small Christmas town. When she unexpectedly discovers an adorable little girl and her disheartened father, she realizes that Christmas miracles really do happen.
Style: sincere, light, captivating, romantic
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, widower, family relations, male female friendship, legacy, christmas movie, christmas season, male female relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946 wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father, is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, mischievous children, single parent, young heroes, youth, crumbling marriage, family problems, family gatherings, eccentric family, homecoming ...
Time: 70s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Christmas for a Dollar (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp's untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her ...
Style: touching, feel good, disturbing, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, father son relationship, christmas, father daughter relationship, love, siblings, poor family, poverty, gift, horse, family values ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Child's Christmas in Wales (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Wales. A young boy named Thomas is excited about the holiday, but he's also disappointed because it's raining instead of snowing. His grandfather gives him an old snow globe as an early Christmas present and ...
Plot: memory, santa claus, christmas, husband wife relationship, aunt nephew relationship, prank, toys, christmas eve, grandfather grandson relationship, snow, male protagonist, welsh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Pastor Brown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her father unexpectedly falls terminally ill, exotic dancer Jessica "Jesse" Brown returns home for the first time in more than a decade. Her father's dying wish - that she take over as head of Mount Olive Baptist Church - turns ...
Plot: loss, return home, dying father, hopes, getting home, african american protagonist, jealousy, father daughter relationship, redemption, pastor, church, sister
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46%
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Sister, Sister (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Heated confrontations and revelations result when a divorcee returns with her young son to the home of her two sisters.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, small town, love and romance, starting over, money raising, disagreement, disorder, favoritism among siblings, family problems, life turned upside down, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa
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45%
At Home in Mitford (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With a case of writer’s block, a children’s author escapes to small town Mitford for a change of scenery. She soon finds the heart and soul of the southern town in a priest as they work together to care for a young boy who’s lost his family. ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, feel good, romantic, scenic
Plot: small town, priest, writer's block, bookstore, divorced woman, love and romance, creative block, self discovery, starting over, writer's life, introspection, female writer ...
Place: southern usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animals, mentally challenged, animal life, animal shelter, social relations ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alternate Weeks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old girl and her 8 year old brother live one week with their mother and the next week with their father. The girl blamers her mother, a super businesswoman for the divorce and turns all her anger on her. She prefers the weeks with her ...
Plot: sms, school, kiss, father son relationship, divorce, mother daughter relationship, christmas, father daughter relationship, love, birthday party, brother sister relationship, text messaging ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%