Movies like Almost Christmas

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Almost Christmas (2016)
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: sincere, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: family, family relations, dysfunctional family, christmas, love, youth, friendship, parents and children, hopes, society, adaptation, escapades, death, thanksgiving, high school sweetheart, christmas movie, football player, womanizer, church, alcoholic, unfaithful husband, rugby, single mother, boy, obese woman ...
Time: year 2015
Place: atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama

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Most similar movies to Almost Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, captivating and light films with plots about friendship, family relations, parents and children, society, youth, love and family mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Almost Christmas: A Madea Christmas (2013), Juanita (2019), Family Law (2006), Uncle Nino (2003), The Santa Con (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, family life, parents and children, family, nothing goes right, friendship, society, adventure, family problems, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
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Juanita (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fed up with her deadbeat grown kids and marginal urban existence, Juanita takes a Greyhound bus to Paper Moon, Montana - where she reinvents herself and finds her mojo.
Style: feel good, sincere, captivating, humorous, touching
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, sex, culture clash, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, couples, family, parents and children, friendship, hopes, escapades ...
Place: usa
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84%
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, family problems, youth, hopes, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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82%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family relations, family gatherings, family life, fish out of water, parents and children, society, couples, optimism, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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82%
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, moral dilemma, parents and children, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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77%
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Couch Potatoes (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Giorgio and Tito, father and son. A successful journalist and a lazy teenager apparently impossible to understand. Giorgio's dream is to take Tito to the Nasca Hill in Liguria, but Tito prefers to spend his entire day with his group of friends, ...
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: father son relationship, teenager, adventure, family relations, parents and children, youth, friendship, teenage life, family, friends, happy ending, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: humorous, sincere, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: father son relationship, dysfunctional family, sculptor, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, friends, family relations, society, family, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: theft, teenager, partners, love, adaptation, danger, friendship, adventure, crimes, life is a bitch, escapades, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Christmas Clause (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.
Style: light, humorous, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, dull life, family, hopes, unfulfillment, starting over, christmas, destiny, escapades, happy ending, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, hopes, parents and children, society, family problems, teenage life, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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72%
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Daddy Cool (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adrien, 40 years old and totally immature, is dumped by Maude, 35 years old, eager to finally found a family. In an attempt to regain the love of his life, Adrien decides to move into the future ex-married apartment: a nursery home - The beginning, ...
Style: sincere, captivating, humorous, psychological, light ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: female nudity, friendship, couple relations, youth, couples, family life, romance, parenthood, parents and children, family, adaptation, love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Sunday's Illness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Annabel is a successful businesswoman with a wealthy husband. At a reception in her villa she meets a woman, a member of the catering staff who has been hired for the evening. This woman is none other than her own daughter Chiara, whom she had left ...
Style: sincere, touching, exciting, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: family relations, life philosophy, love, family, youth, friendship, society, ambition, hopes, parents and children, mother daughter reunion, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
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71%
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, parents and children, family life, coming of age, family problems, prodigy, hopes, society, eccentric family, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
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71%
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Mixed-ish (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the ‘80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves.
Style: captivating, light, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: family, parents and children, rivalry, adaptation, friendship, love, society, adventure, hopes, couples, happy ending, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, teachers and students, parents and children, catholic school, youth, family relations, substitute teacher, friendship, small town life, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
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68%
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Sweetheart (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A working woman, mother a three children, realizes that, when her youngest one is about to go to Canada to continue her education, she will end up out of her most precious goal, being a mother..
Style: touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental, humorous
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, parents and children, family, love, fall in love, love and romance, romance, hopes, rivalry, sex, youth ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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68%
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 ⇓
67%
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Abel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When 9-year-old Abel assumes his absent father's role as man of the house, he garners his family's respect, and life resumes a comfortable rhythm -- until a man arrives at the house, claiming he's the long-lost patriarch
Style: atmospheric, humorous, captivating, light, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, child as adult, parents and children, family problems, dysfunctional family, youth, friendship, bittersweet, innocence lost, family conflict
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Waffle Street (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Jimmy Adams, a V.P. of a $30 billion hedge fund, who loses his job and winds up working as a waiter at a waffle shop. Amidst the greasy madness of the 24-hour diner, Jimmy befriends Edward, an ex-con grill master who serves up hard ...
Style: uplifting, entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: diner, mentor, unlikely friendships, workplace situations, life philosophy, adaptation, starting over, stereotypes, life turned upside down, escapades, society, transformation ...
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Breaking & Exiting (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Harry, a charming house thief, gets more than he bargains for during an attempted burglary when he stumbles upon Daisy and decides to save her from herself, sending both of them into a darkly comedic journey of self discovery and love.
Style: entertaining, light, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: female nudity, love, romance, adventure, thief, male female relationship, love and romance, lifestyle, adaptation, happy ending, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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65%
The Incredible Jessica James (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Burned by a bad breakup, a struggling New York City playwright makes an unlikely connection with a divorced app designer she meets on a blind date.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: female protagonist, divorce, dating, romance, adventure, adaptation, society, escapades, friendship, youth, love, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, london
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65%
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Unicorn Store (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman named Kit moves back to her parent's house, where she receives a mysterious invitation that would fulfill her childhood dreams.
Style: allegory, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, grownups, hopes, parents and children, adaptation, family relations, family, youth, society, ambition, unicorn, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 2010s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
A Christmas Snow (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For Kathleen, Christmas has always been an unwelcome reminder of her father’s abandonment almost 30 years ago. Although she has tried to forget her past, it has not forgotten her. In the days leading up to Christmas un unforgiving blizzard traps ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, starting over, family, single parent, love and romance, hopes, breakup, couples, parents and children, isolation, road not taken, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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64%
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This Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: This year Christmas with the Whitfields promises to be one they will never forget. All the siblings have come home for the first time in years and they've brought plenty of baggage with them. As the Christmas tree is trimmed and the lights are ...
Style: sweet, light, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, christmas movie, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, family problems, human nature, redemption, family life, parents and children, reunion, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, new york, los angeles, united states ...
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63%
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Lez Bomb (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A still closeted young woman brings her girlfriend home for Thanksgiving, only to have her coming out efforts thwarted by the unexpected arrival of her male roommate.
Style: weird, funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, thanksgiving, coming out, father daughter relationship, family relations, adaptation, friendship, family, love, parenthood, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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61%
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No Filter (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beatrice celebrates with her family the release of her book: she tells about the accident of her husband Frederic. He became blind and without filter - always so funny and seductive, he is totally unpredictable. But this book, hymn-to-life, will ...
Style: sincere, light, humorous, captivating
Plot: friendship, husband wife relationship, blind man, destiny, hopes, couples, romance, couple relations, adaptation, love, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lord, Give Me Patience (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An ultraconservative family father must spend a weekend with his dysfunctional children for the burial of his wife.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parents and children, rivalry, family, youth, friendship, family relations, male female relationship, love, society, banker, romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Weasel's Tale (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A group of old actors and filmmakers tries to resist the efforts of a young couple to kick them out of their mansion.
Style: captivating, sincere, semi serious, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, friendship between men, society, rivalry, friendship, writers, family relations, escapades, dishonesty, youth, actress
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Soul Food (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Traditional Sunday dinners at Mama Joe's (Irma P. Hall) turn sour when sisters Teri (Vanessa L. Williams), Bird (Nia Long) and Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) start bringing their problems to the dinner table in this ensemble comedy. When tragedy ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: family relations, thanksgiving, sister, unity, parents and children, human nature, family in crisis, family gatherings, couple relations, bittersweet, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, down on your luck, addiction, parents and children, couples, family problems, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, husband wife relationship, divorce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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57%