Movies like The Christmas Gift

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The Christmas Gift
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rick Fox, “The Christmas Gift” is about ten-year-old Megan, who upon receiving a Secret Santa gift, is touched by its contents which end up having a huge impact on her life. Now a driven young journalist, Megan can’t shake her desire to thank the person who sent her that heartfelt gift over a decade ago. Determined to prove herself to her editor, she goes on the search for the perfect Christmas story, and in doing so, she finally discovers who her Secret Santa is. Inspired by a true story.
Plot: father figure, dinner, theft, kissing, public humiliation, gift, boy, father son relationship, party
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When I'm 64
Drama, Romance
UK
90 min.
 7.7
Somewhere in Tonga
Drama
Germany
98 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and semi serious films with plots about party, dinner, father son relationship, gift, boy, love and romance and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Christmas Gift: The Boy Next Door (2015), Life on Liberty Street (2004), The Game of Love (2016), Paper Angels (2014), When I'm 64 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
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Life on Liberty Street
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 89 min.
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Place: usa
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The Game of Love
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The family of a basketball club's president conspires to force him to sell it.
Plot: embarrassment, kissing, trial, dinner, father son relationship, party, gift, competition
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The Christmas Ornament
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Newly widowed Kathy plans to skip out on decking the halls and trimming the tree this Christmas, trying to avoid anything that will bring back memories of her late husband. The only Christmas tradition she will observe is baking cookies for her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples, christmas, widow, holiday, party, boy, jealousy, gift, dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
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Paper Angels
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, abuse, father figure, locker room, father son relationship, party, gift, public humiliation
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System:   58%
    User:   65%
 
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When I'm 64
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One-off drama about the friendship that grows between two men from very different backgrounds, whose paths cross for the first time as they approach retirement age.
Plot: gay, taxi driver, retirement, lgbt, joke, birthday, school, party, kiss, painting, teacher, husband wife relationship ...
Place: england
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System:   58%
    User:   53%
 
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Love, Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A couple on the brink of divorce decides to keep their marital woes a secret as they help their daughter plan her wedding. As the two work together on the happy occasion, they soon discover that their own marriage might just be worth saving.
Plot: father son relationship, party, gift, kissing, ritual, bed, in laws, chores, scolding
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System:   57%
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Somewhere in Tonga
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: There is nothing that keeps passionate social worker Wolski in Germany. On an uninhabited island in the Kingdom of Tonga he wants to give criminal teenagers a second chance. His first candidate is Marcel, 16, and no stranger to drugs, violence and ...
Plot: chores, vandalism, dinner, punishment, trial, father figure, bully, fire, boy, gift, beach, party
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System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
Gift of the Magi
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic
Plot: road not taken, wish come true, optimism, ghost, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, christmas tree, christmas, boy ...
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System:   55%
    User:   44%
 
Keeping the Promise
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A colonial family seeks a better life in Maine's wilderness in this powerful adventure. When William Hallowell leaves behind 13-year-old son Matt to safeguard their claim, the boy relies on his new friendship with the Penobscot Indians for ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family life, adventure, family relations, orphan, wilderness, family, survival, friendship, parents and children, plague, danger, escapades ...
Time: 18th century
Place: maine, massachusetts, new england
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System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
Shadows of Time
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Ravi and Masha are just children when they were sold into labour by their parents. When they meet, friendship blossoms between them but when the factory manager threatens to sell Masha, possibly into sex slavery, Ravi gives up his hard earned ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: romance, young heroes, factory, obsessive quest, innocence lost, love affair, love and romance, society, bribery, party, beating, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
Making Mr. Right
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eddie, a poor street conman, has his 'guess in which briefcase' trick ruined by Manhattan lifestyle magazine deputy editor Hallie Galloway. Due to a bet with her boss, she must transform Eddie into a dashingly eligible bachelor for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: fall in love, cons and scams, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, couples, power relations, eligible bachelor, party, shower, gift, undressing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
The Mistletoe Promise
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A chance meeting between two strangers who share a disdain for Christmas results in The Mistletoe Promise, a pact to help them navigate their holiday complications - together. But as they spend more time with each other and experience the magic of ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, dinner, competition, party, love, lawyer, gift, public humiliation
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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Dater's Handbook
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A woman changes her personality according to a dating guide book to find a husband but realizes the man she wants is the one who loves her for who she is.
Plot: dating, dinner, embarrassment, therapy, kissing, competition, dog, gift, poison, dancing, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
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Heartstone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his best friend. When summer ends and the harsh nature of ...
Style: epic
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, teenage boy, friendship, summer, lgbt, first love, friendship between boys, gay teenager, sexuality, boy, nature, homosexual ...
Place: iceland
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System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Cheerful Weather for the Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: England, 1932. Today is Dolly Thatcham's wedding day, and her family is arriving at the manor house with all the cheerfulness, chaos and grievances that accompany such gatherings. Trouble soon appears in the shape of Joseph, Dolly's lover ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, estate, countryside, introspection, parents and children, lovers reunited, english country dance, under the surface, family problems, family relations, ritual, wedding day ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
Love Me If You Dare
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As adults, best friends Julien and Sophie continue the odd game they started as children -- a fearless competition to outdo one another with daring and outrageous stunts. While they often act out to relieve one another's pain, their game might ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, dark humor, sexy, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, friendship, romance, best friends, best friends in love, competition, destiny, love hate, obsession, love, love story, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, belgium
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    User:   46%
 
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Loving Couples
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.
Plot: military officer, sleeping, crying baby, climbing a tree, sunrise, letter, memory, breasts, selfishness, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, haunted house ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden
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System:   38%
    User:   45%
 
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A Royal Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young working girl with a blue-collar background is surprised when her new fiancé announces he is actually a prince of a small sovereign country in Europe. After the couple quickly takes off to spend the holidays at his family’s sprawling, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: royal family, romance, orphan, palaces castles and temples, uncover truth, friendship, working class, christmas, fall in love, love and romance, state affairs, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, philadelphia
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 7.6
 97K
A Single Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: touching, stylized, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: gay, death, loneliness, depression, suicide, homosexuality, friendship, drinking, transformation, redemption, life & death, male nudity ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
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System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
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Mulligans
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Like the American classic, The Graduate - secrecy, betrayal, and a painful coming of age face a family in Mulligans, by first time feature film director Chip Hale.
Style: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: coming out, family life, romance, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gender, family relations, buddies, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
Love's Enduring Promise
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this Janette Oke sequel to "Love Comes Softly," the eldest child in an 1800s frontier family, Missie Davis is a bright and beautiful elementary schoolteacher whose love for the prairie is matched only by her passion for books. When ...
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: young lovers, farm, love triangle, old west, family life, countryside, romance, love and romance, family relations, mysterious character, parents and children, wooing ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa
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System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
Undercover Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Cunningham is an uptight,workaholic FBI agent from a wealthy family. Jake is assigned to protect Brandi O'Neill, cocktail waitress, after she turns in her billionaire boyfriend for tax fraud.Jake is called home unexpectedly during the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, parents and children, love and romance, couples, social differences, fall in love, dishonesty, family relations, disorder, undercover, cop witness relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
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Papa's Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the 'bad cop', slowly dies of TBC, so does ...
Plot: christmas, brother brother relationship, gift, father son relationship, party, children, sign language, ritual, medical examination, deafness, deaf
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Edges of the Lord
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 12-year-old Jewish boy hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hidden identity, holocaust, village, wartime life, fish out of water, against humanity, danger, misfit, society, social relations, life is a bitch, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, poland
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
Ein Sommer auf Lanzarote
Genre: Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: German careerist headhunter Juliane Paul, engaged to bureau CEO Kai Lenz, must recruit local engineer Juan Garcia for a Moroccan coast oil project during his home 'finca' holiday on Lanzarote (Canaries), so she goes visit her mother Eva, ...
Plot: beach, gift, party, undressing, chores, diving, competition, dinner, embarrassment, bed, kissing, sex scene
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Weather Inside
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A luxury hotel in a conflict zone. Development aid worker Dorothea begins an affair with a young drifter, Alec, but what starts as sweet distraction brings her dangerously close to losing control.
Plot: refugee camp, hotel, love, war, cocaine, refugee, male bonding, drinking, party, dancing, gift, dinner ...
Place: middle east
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System:   31%
    User:   31%
 
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AKA
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in late 1970s Britain. 18-year old Dean is handsome and bright, but feels hampered by his working-class background and by his family. In order to make something of himself, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, social differences, dishonesty, society, couples, hidden identity, working class, prostitute, frame up, gender, love and romance ...
Time: year 1978
Place: england, europe, france, london, texas ...
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System:   31%
    User:   30%
 

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