Movies like Miracle on 34th Street 1973

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Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
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Miracle on 34th Street (1973)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A department store Santa tries to convince a little girl who doesn't believe in Santa Claus that he is Santa Claus, and winds up going on trial to prove who he is.
Plot: christmas, santa claus, chess, christmas movie, courtroom, holiday, old man, single mother, court hearing, medical malpractice, mother daughter relationship, single parent, attorney, intergenerational friendship, christmas season, bearded man, department store, cynicism, drunken man, parade, cane, santa claus suit, pie in the face, letter to santa claus, holiday season ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, light and touching films with plots about christmas, holiday, santa claus, christmas movie, family relations, christmas eve and family mostly in Family, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Miracle on 34th Street: Help for the Holidays (2012), Christmas Angel (2012), A Mom for Christmas (1990), Christmas at Cartwright's (2014), My Santa (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A little girl discovers dreams can come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the 'secret' about Santa a long time ago. But after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, miraculous event, holiday, friendship, hopes, department store, family, store, fish out of water, misfit, youth ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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100%
Help for the Holidays (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she loves Christmas, Santa’s elf Christine (Summer Glau) wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the North Pole. When Santa receives an emergency wish from a little boy in Los Angeles, he puts Christine on a special ...
Style: entertaining, sincere, light, feel good
Plot: christmas spirit, santa claus, elf, christmas tree, holiday season, christmas, holiday, sibling relationship, wish fulfillment, magic, christmas movie, north pole ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas movie, wish come true, single parent, christmas eve, holiday, family, parents and children, friendship, family relations, friends, youth, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Mom for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around 11-year-old Jessica (Juliet Sorcey), whose mother died when she was three years old. Her father Jim (Doug Sheehan) is a workaholic with little time for his daughter. Just before the Christmas holiday season, Jessica wins a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, miraculous event, parents and children, family relations, single parent, family, imaginary, holiday, beauty, shoplifter, department store, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Christmas at Cartwright's (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: With Christmas approaching, a struggling single mom finds herself working as a department store Santa Claus, as a real-life angel delivers good fortune and the possibility of holiday romance.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, sweet, light
Plot: christmas, single mother, christmas season, christmas movie, department store, guardian angel, love affair, romance, love, miraculous event, holiday, new love ...
Place: chicago illinois
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42%
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My Santa (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young, single mother, Jen, begins to lose her faith in the magic of Christmas. However, when she takes her son Eric to see the local mall Santa, Jen immediately feels an attraction and connection with Chris, the young, attractive man filling the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, looking for love, single mother, holiday, secret identity, love and romance, family relations, couples, magic, falling in love, love triangle, single parent ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Christmas with Holly (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: christmas, death in the family, gift, brother brother relationship, basset hound, loss of mother, friend, dog, girl, loyalty, toy store, coffee shop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
Style: light, feel good, fairy tale, sweet
Plot: santa claus, christmas, workaholic, adventure, holiday, vacation, life philosophy, christmas eve, christmas movie, kids and family, christmas season, christmas present ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.
Style: light, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas season, christmas movie, save the day, family relations, christmas present, magic, good versus evil, christmas eve, theft, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, sincere
Plot: christmas, happy ending, hotel, family, love, friendship, romance, society, business, youth, rivalry, elf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Style: sincere, light, atmospheric, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas spirit, children, firefighter, loss of father, reindeer, brother sister relationship, holiday, brother, imaginary character, journey ...
Place: massachusetts, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (1966)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sam Whipple, an attorney in once-upon-a-time-land, is startled to receive a visit from Santa Claus shortly before Christmas. It seems that when he was a child, Sam wrote a letter thanking Santa for the presents he'd received, and offering to ...
Plot: santa claus, elf, misanthrope, villain, north pole, saving christmas, department store, letter, lawyer, christmas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, toys, holiday, child custody, christmas eve, family, adventure, christmas tree, christmas party, magic, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Christmas Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hundreds of years ago in Lapland, a little boy named Nikolas loses his family in an accident. The villagers decide to look after the orphaned boy together. Once a year - at Christmas - Nikolas moves to a new home. To show his gratitude, Nikolas ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, orphan, christmas, apprentice, friendship, toys, village, young heroes, selflessness, secret, carpenter, christmas present ...
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, child's point of view, mischievous children, young heroes, mistaken identity, child as adult, fish out of water, disorder, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, redemption, ghost, holiday, reconciliation, reform, self discovery, miser, family, misfit, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ⇓
33%
A Wish for Christmas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sara Shaw is the type of woman who prefers to sit on the sidelines at work, but when her big idea for a Christmas initiative is stolen, she makes a wish to Santa that she'll finally have the courage to stand up for herself. Santa grants her ...
Style: sweet, light, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, male female relationship, christmas movie, wish come true, desire, fall in love, love and romance, self confidence, unlikely couple, magic, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus' North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will destroy his home. He enlists the aid of a woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, wise man, village, friendship, legends and myths, save the day, rescue, danger, heroes, adventure, family, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Miracle in Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, family relations, parents and children, miraculous event, love and romance, hopes, wizards and magicians, friendship, couples, supernatural ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Case for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: court, trial, lawyer, santa claus, christmas, hopes, legal, miraculous event, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family, adventure, holiday, village, heroic mission, village life, fish out of water, disorder, against the odds, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, christmas, christmas movie, holiday, deception, north pole, family, disorder, nothing goes right, hidden identity, family life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Wish Upon a Christmas (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When business executive Amelia returns home to help a family-run ornament company, the employees see her as their savior who is coming in to rescue the company. They are heart-broken and shocked to learn that her plan to get the company on track ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, entertaining
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, wish come true, christmas spirit, unfulfillment, second chance, factory owner, character change, christmas movie, family problems, family business, transformation, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Comes to Willow Creek (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two brothers' lives are changed forever when they hit the road to a snowbound Alaskan village. Brother Ray and Pete had been feuding for years. So, when their ailing father asks them to drive a semitruck full of gifts and supplies from ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: pregnancy, christmas, family, generosity, family relations, social relations, village life, family gatherings, rebelliousness, family life, village, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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, captivating, light, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Home for Christmas (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mickey Rooney plays a weary old thief who befriends a young child. Home for Christmas is a 1990 Canadian made film about a young girl (Chantellese Kent) who wants a grandfather for Christmas. She chooses an elderly, homeless ex-con (Mickey Rooney) ...
Plot: christmas spirit, holiday, santa claus, estrangement, ex convict, thief, reconciliation, elderly, child's point of view, grandparent grandchild relationship, girl, petty thief ...
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31%