Movies like The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation

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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
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The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van Dien of 'Watch Over Me' and 'The Curse of King Tut's Tomb') and his foxy poodle Bella (voiced by Paris Hilton) and a familiar pair of bumbling jewel thieves (led by Dean Cain of 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventure of Superman' and 'The Dog Who Saved Christmas') and this holiday may be headed downhill fast! Can Zeus solve the crime, save Bella and hit the slopes, all in time for Christmas Day? Gary Valentine ('King of Queens') and Elisa Donovan ('Sabrina the Teenage Witch' and 'Clueless') co-star in the all-new four-legged family adventure!
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, dog, family, pets, animal life, save the day, love, adventure, destiny, holiday, golden retriever, family relations, mountain, heroes, friends, love and romance, fall in love, resort, partners, disorder, farce, thief, talking dog, vacation, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado

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Most similar movies to The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and light films with plots about family, dog, disorder, pets, family relations, youth and friends mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation: Cinnamon (2011), A Christmas Story 2 (2012), Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012), Cool Dog (2010), Bailey's Billion$ (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shelby: The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This isn't just a Christmas miracle... It's Christmas magic! In this heart-warming family tale, rescue dog Shelby manages to escape the dog pound on Christmas Eve and runs straight into the arms of little Jake (John Paul Ruttan, Robocop). ...
Style: light, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, dog, talking dog, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, holiday, puppy, animal life, winter, family, adventure, pets ...
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, talking dog, save the day, pets, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, single parent, nothing goes right, dog, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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100%
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, holiday, family, youth, eccentric family, coming of age, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, family gatherings, pets, youth, family, disorder, stowaway, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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100%
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The Dog Who Saved Halloween (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence) and the Bannister family have moved into a new home just in time for Halloween! When Zeus and George (Gary Valentine of "The King of Queens") decide to investigate a creepy neighbor (Lance Henriksen of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: halloween, dog, pets, save the day, haunted house, family, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, friendship, heroes, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's Easter and everyone's favorite K-9 is back! The Bannisters are heading out on a family cruise and sending Zeus to doggie day care. Everything is going according to plan, until the daycare's crosstown rival hires a trio of crooks ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, cons and scams, rivalry, save the day, family, crimes, easter, kindergarten, criminal heroes, heroes, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, youth, road trip, german shepherd, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
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45%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, pets, inheritance, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, dog, golden retriever, adventure, animal life, family relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennie Garth of "90210" stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of "General Hospital") is a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, looking for love, family relations, holiday, pets, fall in love, romance, couples, disorder, family life, dog, pet dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, escapades, save the day, pets, obsessive quest, friendship, family, disorder, musketeer, christmas movie
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, dog, youth, pets, family relations, disorder, crimes, parents and children, father son relationship, holiday, save the day, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, golden retriever, dog, christmas, heist, crimes, family, friendship, disorder, talking dog, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, friends, gang, save the day, family, family relations, eccentric family, goofy hero, disorder, pets, cons and scams, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, faith, tradition, christmas party, holiday, christian propaganda, religious, brother in law, breakdance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Retrievers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the Lowry Family moves from New York to Placerville in California, a golden retriever comes to their house. The family starts to take care of her and the retriever, now named Pilot, has puppies. They give all of the puppies away, but later ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, family, dog, family relations, family life, pets, puppy, pet dog, lost dog, dead animal, animal human communication, animal life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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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, youth, follow your dream, mischievous children, disorder, family, hopes, switching roles, family relations, friends, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, save the day, friendship, pets, social relations, village, disorder, family, animal life, village life, heroes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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37%
Abner, the Invisible Dog (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied teen stumbles into possession of a top-secret government formula that turns his dog invisible and gives it the power of speech.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, youth, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, birthday, invisibility, animal life, farce, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gabe the Cupid Dog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Eric and Marsha break off their long-term relationship, journalist Eric is able to weather it pretty well. He still has his long time canine companion Gabe, and his boss, Ms Andrews, wants to send him to London to open an office. But first Ms ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, pets, romance, disorder, fall in love, obsessive quest, wooing, nothing goes right, escapades, parents and children, dog, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
12 Wishes of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach's instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life turned upside down, wish come true, love and romance, fall in love, workplace, hopes, nothing goes right, family, disorder, best friends, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, pets, animals, childhood, puppy, family, adventure, teenager, divorce, love, dysfunctional family, saint bernard dog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, montana, san francisco
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33%
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, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, dog, holiday, family, lifestyle, animal life, youth, school, pets, adventure, love, adaptation ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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31%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, animal life, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, parents and children, mischievous children, little boy, disorder, youth, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: christmas, youth, comedy of errors, mischievous children, nothing goes right, lifestyle, family, family relations, step siblings, disorder, friends, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: veterinarian, silly humor, animals, kids and family, disorder, heroic mission, race against time, pets, save the day, escapades, catastrophe, friends ...
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30%
Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, pets, filmmaking, disorder, rescue, odd couple, adventure, mischievous children, hollywood, fish out of water, human animal relationship, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, caper, rescue, adventure, rivalry, crime gone awry, escapades, disorder, nothing goes right, crimes, odd couple, heist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Dog for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The entire family stays at Dave and Sandy's home for the holidays. Kassandra wants a puppy for Christmas, but Mom and Dad aren't ready for that. Will Santa grant Kassandra's only wish for Christmas?
Style: funny, captivating, feel good, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: girl dog relationship, christmas, dog, family relations, christmas present, human animal relationship, animal human communication, owner dog relationship, pet dog, animals, gift, pets ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, dog, pets, escapades, best friends, holiday, misfit partners, rescue, hopes, partners, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%