Movies like The Smurfs Christmas Special

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The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982)
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The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, family, friends, escapades, rivalry, disorder, imaginary kingdom, holiday, magic, village, wolf, revenge, santa claus, children, cat, forest, child abduction, snow, kidnapping, sorcerer, doll, miraculous event, fire, boy, rescue ...

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Most similar movies to The Smurfs Christmas Special

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and exciting films with plots about family, imaginary, disorder, escapades, friends, danger and adventure mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Smurfs Christmas Special: The Smurfs (1981), Shrek the Halls (2007), Frosty the Snowman (1969), Prep & Landing (2009), Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Smurfs (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, feel good, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: cat, village, family, good versus evil, friends, friendship, oldtimer, mushroom, disorder, escapades, rivalry, adventure ...
Time: year 1980, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: christmas special, fairy tale, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, family, escapades, adventure, fish out of water, odd couple, family gatherings, family life, christmas, imaginary kingdom, donkey ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A little boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of, until he unleashes an old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, friends, kids in trouble, young heroes, rivalry, daring rescue, escapades, master villain, heroes, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, 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, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, christmas special ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magic, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, fish out of water, disorder, friends, unlikely partners ...
Time: 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, 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: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: workplace, rookie, christmas, partners, escapades, workplace situations, family, santa claus, holiday, partnership, disorder, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: obsessive quest, friends, escapades, family, holiday, christmas, elf, disorder, imaginary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family relations, wedding, mischievous children, escapades, family, good versus evil, rescue, friendship, toys, surrealism ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sweet, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: rescue, family, farce, disorder, kidnapping, chase, friends, good versus evil, escapades, magical power, creature, fantasy world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Miser Brothers' Christmas is a sequel to the classic 1974 television special The Year Without a Santa Claus. The stop-motion animated special, produced by Warner Brothers Television Animation (owners of the post-1973 Rankin/Bass animated ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, save the day, family relations, good versus evil, family, escapades, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, miser, brother brother relationship, sibling relationship ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, talking animals, hippopotamus, penguins, family, escapades, holiday, disorder, animal life, save the day, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, mischievous children, elf, young heroes, rescue, misfit, escapades, youth, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, not serious, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, christmas, holiday, anthropomorphic animal, self discovery, family, adventure, friends, uncle nephew relationship, cartoon mouse, anthropomorphism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: When Brainy Smurf is favored to win the annual Smurfberry Hunt for the ninth year in a row, Gutsy Smurf sets out to discover how Brainy wins every year. Gutsy’s investigation takes him into spooky Smurfy Hollow–and right into Gargamel’s trap! ...
Style: funny, entertaining, exciting, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, competition, trap, ghost, pumpkin, talking animals, friends, family, wizards, adventure, magic, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dreamworks Spooky Stories (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In these spooktacular stories, your favorite DreamWorks characters from the blockbuster hits Shrek and Monsters vs. Aliens return in these chilling tales for the whole family.
Style: witty, feel good, not serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, good versus evil, disorder, escapades, family, heroes, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, reluctant partners, friends, monster ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Doogal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This is the story of Doogal, an adorable candy-loving mutt who goes on a mission to save the world.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, pets, dog, save the world, obsessive quest, heroic mission, disorder, goofy hero, escapades, rivalry, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Casper Meets Wendy (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a warlock threatens Wendy the Good Little Witch, she and her aunts hide out at a resort where Casper the Ghost is vacationing with his uncles. Although Casper and Wendy are told ghosts and witches don't get along, the two are kindred ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, mischievous children, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, supernatural ability, best friends, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, resort, aunt niece relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, cartoon wolf, family, on the run, buddies, escapades, disorder, friends, store, friendship, holiday, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, social misfits, fish out of water, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, materialism, snow ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, santa claus, holiday, family, magical, race against time, escapades, reindeer, hi-tech, letter, adventure, clumsiness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, toronto ontario canada, idaho, tanzania, mexico ...
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29%
The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Smurfland, home of the Smurf. No bigger than your hand, and with blue skin, they sing and dance and make magic flutes. A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it ...
Style: not serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: king, thief, dream, dancing, village, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, friends, disorder, family, escapades, adventure ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: One-hour animated special surrounding a surly deli owner Murray Weiner, who is forced to step into Santa's shoes for one Christmas and bumbles his way into doing a great job.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, escapades, misfit, family, save the day, legends and myths, holiday, christmas, toys, diner, santa claus, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: toys, family, disney, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, getting home, escapades, talking animals, christmas, friends, heroes ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: After Timmy Turner causes Santa amnesia he must become the new Santa in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, family, wish come true, disorder, friends, save the day, elf, christmas season, amnesia, flying car, van ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When the Boogey Man causes Grim to lose his powers, rank, and title in the Underworld Court for misusing his powers, he plots to seek out Horror's Hand and take over the world. It's up to Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim to get to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, adventure, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, family, escapades, ocean, superhuman powers, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
Place: caribbean
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Asterix and the Big Fight (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gaullish custom requires that a would-be chief must challenge and defeat another to become the leader of two tribes. Vitalstatistix is not perturbed because of Getafix's magic potion. Getafix, however has an accident and forgets how to make it. ...
Style: not serious, stylized, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: village, roman empire, memory loss, forest, amnesia, soldier, druid, heroic mission, village life, curses spells and rituals, ancient history, buddies ...
Time: 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, forest, mischievous children, youth, family, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, money raising, friends, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Magic Roundabout (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embarks on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer ZeeBad (Zebedee's evil twin). As the world is placed in mortal danger ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, adventurer, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes, mischievous children, rescue, best friends, rivalry, adventure, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Garfield Gets Real (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Garfield is back with a new look. Tired with his routine as a comic strip star, Garfield escapes the page and heads into the "real world." While living the low-key life of a real housecat, he learns his comic will be cancelled if he ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: pets, friendship, disorder, mischievous children, family relations, family life, race against time, rescue, adventure, heroes, real world, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, prince, witch, bat, good versus evil, misfit, youth, escapades, heroes, orphan, young heroes, family ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Babes in Toyland (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, teens, family outing, kids, horror for children
Plot: factory, friends, disorder, youth, mischievous children, buddies, young heroes, good versus evil, rivalry, family, escapades, adventure ...
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25%