Movies like The Christmas Gift

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The Christmas Gift (2015)
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The Christmas Gift (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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

Most similar movies to The Christmas Gift

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about father son relationship, party, gift, christmas, love and romance, family relations and dinner mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like The Christmas Gift: Love, Again (2015), Christmas In Palm Springs (2014), Sweet Surrender (2014), The Game of Love (2016), Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 394
Love, Again (2015)
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: gift, father son relationship, party, in laws, kissing, bed, ritual, chores, scolding
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95%
Christmas In Palm Springs (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jessica has a big presentation in Palm Springs. There are a couple of problems though: her two kids who will do anything to get mom and dad back together again - even if they have to hack mom's phone or pose as a secretary to make sure ...
Plot: christmas, boy, divorce, gift, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, bad mother, competition, sabotage, embarrassment, loyalty, bed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sweet Surrender (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After getting his heart broken by his childhood sweetheart, Tom Campbell escaped from his home town to join the military. Years later, Tom returns home with the news of his grandmother’s failing health and business. A town treasure, Cupid’s is ...
Plot: loss of grandmother, death of grandmother, hotel, father son relationship, party, underwear, marriage, boy, ritual, bed, boxer shorts
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Game of Love (2016)
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: trial, kissing, dinner, embarrassment, competition, gift, party, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's ...
Plot: business, santa claus, santa claus suit, father daughter conflict, overheard conversation, ends with narration, kiss on the lips, blonde woman, holiday season, small town, gift, date ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, small town, romance, hopes, misfit, battle of the sexes, looking for love, small town life, disability, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.2
 213
Papa's Angels (2000)
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: deaf, deafness, sign language, ritual, children, medical examination, gift, brother brother relationship, christmas, father son relationship, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 145
A Long Way Off (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jacob is tired of living on the family farm, submitting to the rules of his father. One day he demands an early inheritance from his father, who shocks his young son by agreeing to give it to him. So, he heads to the big city doing things his way ...
Plot: jewish, father son relationship, religion, christian, prodigal son, father son hug, bible, parable
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Blessed Events (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Again the film centres on a decidedly ordinary young woman – here, thirtysomething single Simone – caught up in an extraordinary situation: finding she’s pregnant after an anonymous (and evidently rare) one-night stand, she visits the hospital ...
Plot: sex scene, bed, dinner, kissing, dancing, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
 197
Baby Bootcamp (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fitness instructor Julia is down on her luck, trying to make her baby boot camp a thriving business. To make ends meet, she becomes a part-time nanny for a single widowed father. Trouble is, she knows nothing about taking care of children.
Plot: father figure, male bonding, kiss, gift, picnic, sabotage, dinner, in laws
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Christmas Belle (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: With her California hometown in the rearview mirror, Belle heads north on business to catalog the sale of a large mansion. While the job is a dream, the client, Hunter Lowell, is not. But, as the two spend more time together, his icy demeanor begins ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: romance, christmas, love triangle, fall in love, estate, love and romance, family business, family relations, workplace, party, dog, marriage proposal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
 87
Blue Rodeo (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Maggie Yearwood moves to a new town to be near her son, Peter, who has gone deaf as the result of an accident and is now attending a special school. She moves into a small house next door to Owen Whister and soon falls in love with the cowboy, who ...
Plot: sign language, father figure, deaf, thanksgiving, diving, dog, friendship, horse, boy, kiss, party, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Heart of the Country (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With her husband jailed for Wall Street-based fraud, Faith has to leave behind her luxury life in New York to return home to North Carolina and the widower father and dutiful older sister she left behind. Together, they have to deal with the buried ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: parents and children, homecoming, romance, countryside, family relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, father, bully, country, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Scrapwood War (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At their annual summer building club ‘Camp Scrapwood’, best friends Ziggy (12) and Bas (12) find themselves on opposing sides for the first time in their lives. At summer club, best friends Ziggy and Bas (12) are on opposing sides for the first ...
Plot: holiday, school, friendship, building, bully, chores, dare, competition, father figure, vandalism, boy, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Indian (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "The Indian" is a touching drama about a negligent father who must face the son he abandoned years earlier, and the emotional wreckage he caused, in order to obtain a life-saving transplant.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: parents and children, romance, family relations, manipulations, estrangement, family life, love and romance, negligence, transplant, breakfast cereal, lake, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in Kansas in the year 1910. Jacob Witting, a widowed farmer who is still saddened by the death of his wife during childbirth several years earlier, finds that the task of taking care of his farm and two children, Anna and Caleb, is ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: frontier, single parent, sea, storm, prairie, bereavement, farm, dealing with death, human nature, countryside, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: maine, kansas, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Before We Say Goodbye (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is a milestone film that creates bridges of understanding between cultures, with its insightful and intimate portrayal of Hispanic-American life. It is a story about Ramona Garcia, a Hispanic-American mother of four grown children who works ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: drugs/alcohol, family relations, rebelliousness, romance, couple relations, restaurant, eccentric family, teenage life, hopes, youth, couples, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, mexico, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken (1991)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A runaway orphan, young Sonora, persists in a menial job mucking stables in Doc Carver's travelling stunt show. Her great wish is to become a death-defying "diving girl," but Doc refuses her pleas. Undaunted, Sonora's gutsy ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: cinderella story, great depression, horse, orphan, blindness, americana, follow your dream, adventure, rising to stardom, runaway teen, romance, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey, north carolina, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Somewhere in Tonga (2017)
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: fire, boy, beach, gift, party, chores, vandalism, dinner, punishment, father figure, trial, bully
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Blind Orchestra (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the early years of the reign of Hassan II, Houcine, a fan of the new king, is the director of a popular orchestra and the proud father of Mimou. This is a very particular troupe, male musicians who are sometimes forced to pretend that they are ...
Plot: love, dress, boy, wedding, birthday, politics, movie theatre, maid, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child illness, self discovery, inheritance, terminal illness, introspection, redemption, friendship, hopes, life is a bitch, friends, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ecuador, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 191
Vijetha (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Vijetha is a family drama based movie in which, chiranjeevi wannabe football player, who would like to represent his country.Vijetha ChiranjeeviYoungest son of J V somayajulu, chiru is in love with his childhood friend and neighbour ...
Plot: death of friend, dysfunctional family, selflessness, actor talks to audience, football, football player, dowry, father son relationship, sacrifice, wedding
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gift of the Magi (2010)
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 eve, christmas movie, christmas lights ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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.
Plot: christmas, dinner, father figure, bed, loyalty, ferry, teddy bear, coffee shop, thanksgiving, basset hound, toy store, towel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Follow The Stars Home (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers - one virtuous, one feckless - are in love with the same woman. She falls for Brother Wrong, carrying a torch for him even after he deserts her. But Brother Right remains steadfast and available. What's unusual here is why the bad ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, couple relations, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, singleness, custody, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy, disability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
God Bless the Broken Road (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence.
Style: christian film
Plot: woman crying, loss of husband, wedding ring, loss of faith, financial problem, war widow, community service, war on terror, foreclosure, interracial friendship, widow, death of husband ...
Place: middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Girl Who Invented Kissing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A nameless, pill-popping drifter girl steps off a bus and into a New Jersey neighborhood bar owned by two middle-age brothers, Jimmy & Victor. She quickly befriends older brother, Victor––a good-natured lummox whose mind was affected by a ...
Plot: small town, extramarital affair, playing violin, drug abuse, drifter, homelessness, sibling relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Looking for Mr. Right (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A struggling writer is forced to fake a relationship to save her career, while overlooking the love of a longtime friend.
Plot: book, realtor, publicity, high school friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Heartland (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Oklahoma artist, struggling with a recent death, finds escape in a reckless affair with her brother's girlfriend.
Plot: cheating girlfriend, brother sister relationship, female nudity, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.0
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Our Town (2003)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Town is a three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder. It is a character story about an average town's citizens in the early twentieth century as depicted through their everyday lives. Using metatheatrical devices, Wilder sets the ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: small town, small town life, americana, romance, family life, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, social relations, funeral procession, birth ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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