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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, pets, animal life, save the day, family relations, christmas, dog, christmas movie, golden retriever, love, adventure, holiday, destiny, mountain, heroes, friends, partners, love and romance, fall in love, resort, farce, disorder, chihuahua, thief, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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 humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, disorder, dog, pets, family relations, friends and animal life mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation: Cinnamon (2011), A Christmas Story 2 (2012), Cool Dog (2010), A Christmas Wedding Tail (2011), The Three Dogateers (2014). 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: family outing, kids
Plot: talking dog, dogcatcher, animal protagonist, christmas, holiday, puppy, dog, animal life, love, escapades, destiny, hopes ...
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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, light, captivating, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, save the day, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, nothing goes right, single parent, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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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: feel good, humorous, light, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, eccentric family, youth, holiday, teaching the ways of the world, society, destiny, love, adventure, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forceful separation, friendship, pets, on the road, save the day, family life, disorder, road trip, dog, dog movie, farce, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: family relations, looking for love, romance, fall in love, couples, pets, holiday, disorder, family life, christmas, pet dog, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, save the day, escapades, obsessive quest, pets, christmas movie, santa claus, christmas, friendship, disorder, family, musketeer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, golden retriever, friendship, pets, danger, mischievous children, rescue, cons and scams, getting home, family relations, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, parents and children, crimes, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: golden retriever, heist, family, crimes, youth, friendship, disorder, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, santa claus, christmas, family relations, adventure, friends, stowaway, disorder, pets, animal life, family gatherings, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: children, friends, save the day, family relations, gang, family, eccentric family, youth, taxi, disorder, goofy hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, christmas season, christian, christmas movie, breakdancing, child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, social relations, friendship, pets, village, animal life, family, disorder, village life, dog, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, friendship, family, pets, suburbs, youth, birthday, invisibility, inventions and discoveries, disorder, friends, when the parents are away ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, disorder, fall in love, romance, pets, wooing, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, parents and children, escapades, urban, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, save the day, treasure hunt, pets, farce, escapades, pirate, youth, family, danger, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, pets, best friends, escapades, hopes, family, partners, chases and races, save the day, adventure, race against time, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, young heroes, save the day, treasure hunt, escapades, danger, friends, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
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37%
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, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: pets, puppy, dog, family relations, rescue, family, adventure, nothing goes right, love and romance, save the day, heroes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, montana, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, filmmaking, pets, danger, rescue, disorder, hollywood, fish out of water, odd couple, adventure, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: golden retriever, family relations, pets, family life, dog, animal life, family, countryside, friends, puppy, brother sister relationship, pet dog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
35%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: veterinarian, animals, heroic mission, imaginary, danger, race against time, escapades, pets, save the day, disorder, silly humor, catastrophe ...
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35%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, pets, dog, showbiz, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, animal life, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, rivalry, friendship, friends, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: sentimental, exciting, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, talking dog, family, nothing goes right, chaos and mayhem, teenage life, family relations, friends, youth, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: nanny, love and romance, christmas, comedy of errors, lifestyle, fall in love, workplace, dishonesty, couples, disorder, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Santa Buddies (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, dog, santa claus, adventure, save the day, pets, hopes, holiday, owner dog relationship, christmas present, best friends, christmas movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: golden retriever, puppy, pets, family, adventure, buddies, partners, friendship, odd couple, youth, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
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