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The Snowman and The Snowdog (2012)
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The Snowman and The Snowdog (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Featuring the same charming animation style of the original, and new music by former Razorlight drummer Andy Burrows, this sequel was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Snowman (1982). A family, including young Billy and his elderly dog, is moving into the house from the original story, now in suburbia. As Christmas approaches, Billy stumbles across a box hidden by James, the boy from the original story. Night draws in, snow falls, Billy uses his new find, and a magical adventure begins...
Style: sentimental, touching, atmospheric, feel good, serious, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snowman, dog, adventure, friendship, wish come true, longing, young heroes, youth, family, hopes, objects come to life, magic, imaginary, bittersweet, santa claus, little boy, christmas, death of dog, snow, north pole, boy dog relationship, christmas movie, friends, suburbs, holiday season ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london

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Most similar movies to The Snowman and The Snowdog

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, youth, friends, adventure, imaginary, friendship and escapades mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Snowman and The Snowdog: My Neighbor Totoro (1988), The Velveteen Rabbit (2009), Santa's Apprentice (2010), A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012), The Flying Machine (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Snowman (1982)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 26 min.
Story: A young boy makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, which comes to life at midnight and takes the boy on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, christmas, holiday, northern lights, snowman, young heroes, wish come true, heroes, disorder, youth, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, brighton
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100%
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, atmospheric, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, teaching the ways of the world, adventure, friendship, parents and children, unlikely friendships, legends and myths, supernatural, family, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Adventures of Tom Thumb & Thumbelina (2002)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Voiced by Elijah Wood, Jennifer Love Hewitt and others, this film features Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, the tiny, famed fairy-tale favorites, who are together for the first time in this heartwarming, magical musical story about courage and ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, adventure, imaginary, young heroes, misfit, danger, hopes, youth, family relations, imaginary kingdom, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday
Style: feel good, fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, objects come to life, imaginary, escapades, youth, family life, children, mischievous children, love, imaginary kingdom, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Santa's Apprentice (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, France, Ireland, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Santa doesn't want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an orphan and have a pure heart. On the other side of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, family, friendship, orphan, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, imaginary, power relations, aging, workplace ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Your little princess will want to follow her dreams as she tags along on an adventure with two of Disney's most popular princesses in this new animated fairy tale. Aurora, star of the beloved classic Sleeping Beauty, and Jasmine, from the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, fairy tale, anthology ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: disney princess, friendship, adventure, follow your dream, heroes, wish come true, young heroes, self discovery, family, escapades, imaginary, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a ...
Style: light, not serious, humorous, feel good, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friendship, christmas, holiday, anthropomorphic animal, self discovery, friends, family, imaginary, adventure, anthropomorphism, uncle nephew relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: After Timmy Turner causes Santa amnesia he must become the new Santa in order to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, family, wish come true, friends, disorder, imaginary, save the day, elf, north pole, magic, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Gnomes and Trolls: The Secret Chamber (2009)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Junior, a teenage gnome, wants nothing more than to invent gizmos and gadgets in his tree-house laboratory. But Junior's old school father, Jalle, the head gnome of the forest, would prefer his son follow in his footsteps and one day be in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, adventure, odd couple, save the day, friendship, heroes, heroic mission, family, escapades, partners, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Flying Machine (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Poland, China, India, Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family takes a journey across the globe on a strange and amazing flying machine, experiencing a series of adventures along the way.
Style: stylized, touching, exciting, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, escapades, family relations, classical music, flying machine, grand piano, youth, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
P3K: Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, Spain, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: This is the story of a little robot known as Pinocchio 3000 whose greatest wish is to become a real boy. The year is 3000. Geppetto, with the help of his faithful assistant, Spencer the cyber penguin, and by the holographic fairy Cyberina, creates ...
Style: feel good, touching, futuristic, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: androids and robots, wish come true, computer animation, a.i., adventure, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, friendship, family, youth, parents and children ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Return to Oz (1964)
Genre: Animation, Family, Musical, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz. The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Lion (using the names ...
Style: feel good, atmospheric, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: wizard of oz, hopes, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, youth, escapades, master villain, heroes, human spirit, imaginary kingdom, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Frosty the Snowman (1969)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A discarded silk top-hat becomes the focus of a struggle between a washed-up stage magician and a group of schoolchildren, after it magically brings a snowman to life. Realizing that newly-living Frosty will melt in spring unless he takes refuge in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, fairy tale, nostalgic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, friendship, snowman, adventure, family, good versus evil, danger, escapades, mischievous children, rescue, unlikely partners ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wishenpoof! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: Bianca is just like any other little girl, except for one teensy little thing. Bianca has Wish Magic, so she can make wishes come true. Whether she's at home in Wish World, at the Willow Tree with her fairy friends, or at school with her ...
Style: educational, feel good, entertaining, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, supernatural ability, young heroes, family, friends, youth, wish fulfillment, magic, mother daughter relationship, supernatural, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers ...
Style: touching, colourful, scenic, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, midget, miniature person, family, magical, adventure, parallel world, childhood, maid, friends, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, adventure, friendship, self discovery, supernatural ability, young heroes, coming of age, cat, friends, wizards and magicians, talking animals, talking cat ...
Place: europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Secret of the Wings (2012)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, captivating, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, magic, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, forest, magical, family, escapades, friends, imaginary, in the woods ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When his Granny comes down with a mysterious ailment, Franklin and his friends must search for the treasure of Turtle Lake. This is said to be a talisman that can cure the illness.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: turtle, adventurer, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, family relations, adventure, orphan, youth, danger, escapades, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.
Style: exciting, serious, touching, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dog, afterlife, family, adventure, partners, young heroes, heroes, escapades, hopes, odd couple, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Great Bear (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he ...
Style: feel good, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: forest, adventure, siblings relations, family relations, rescue, family, in the woods, imaginary, heroes, young heroes, escapades, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, pirate, heroes, kidnapping, friendship, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Mickey, Minnie, and their famous friends Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto gather together to reminisce about the love, magic and surprises in three wonder-filled stories of Christmas past.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, anthology
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, partners, adventure, rescue, wish come true, mistaken identity, fish out of water, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, switching roles, family, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Nutcracker and The Mouseking (2004)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany, Croatia, UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The fairytale story revolves around a young prince who - along with his entourage - is turned into a nutcracker through his own ungrateful and selfish behaviour, and awaits a kindly soul who'll release him from the spell. The mouse-king seeks ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary, adventure, good versus evil, rescue, wish come true, mischievous children, young heroes, escapades, child as adult, friendship, danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Each night, like every other child in the world, Miko goes to Dreamland thanks to magic sand dispersed by the Sandman. But one night, the evil dream Habumar steals the Sand of Dreams and takes control of Dreamland. The Sandman and his faithful sheep ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the day, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, family, imaginary, youth, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, imaginary, social misfits, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, materialism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Barbie: A Fairy Secret (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Get ready for Barbie: A Fairy Secret, an amazing adventure with Barbie where she discovers there are fairies living secretly all around us! When Ken is suddenly whisked away by a group of fairies, Barbie's two fashion stylist friends reveal ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, light, exciting, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: barbie, fairy, friendship, friends, adventure, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, heroes, magic, imaginary, teenage life, best friends ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, friendship, imaginary kingdom, curses spells and rituals, forest, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, escapades, rescue, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, light, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: barbie, fairy, adventure, friendship, friends, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, save the day, escapades, wizards and magicians, heroes, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an imaginative, feature-length animated film, faithfully adaptied from the classic book by L. Frank Baum. In this brand new version, the limitations of live action film are transcended by fanciful full animation and ...
Style: feel good, touching, exciting, serious, cult film
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: getting home, escapades, hopes, family, youth, danger, strong female presence, young heroes, imaginary, on the road, parallel world, self discovery ...
Place: kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Barbie: A Perfect Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Join Barbie and her sisters Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea as their holiday vacation plans turn into a most unexpected adventure and heartwarming lesson. After a snowstorm diverts their plane, the girls find themselves far from their New York ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, friends, family, youth, barbie, sister, christmas eve, christmas party, christmas present, christmas, family gatherings, sister sister relationship ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%