Movies like A Christmas Carol 2004

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A Christmas Carol (2004)
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A Christmas Carol (2004)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.
Style: sentimental, feel good, emotional, captivating, uplifting, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, christmas, self discovery, road not taken, ghost, human spirit, introspection, supernatural, family relations, hopes, redemption, disorder, anti hero, anti heroes, holiday, family, misfit, coldhearted, obnoxious boss, power relations, show tunes, nagging and grouching, charles dickens, christmas carol, time travel ...
Time: victorian era, victorian
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to A Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, semi serious and sentimental films with plots about christmas, hopes, redemption, family, family relations, holiday and ghost mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: Scrooged (1988), Scrooge (1970), Christmas Cupid (2010), Ms. Scrooge (1997), It's a Wonderful Life (1946). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Christmas Carol (1984)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, holiday, self discovery, reconciliation, reform, miser, family, misfit, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 70s ...
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, power relations, hopes, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Christmas Carol (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Scrooge is a miserly old businessman in 1840's London. One Christmas Eve he is visited by the ghost of Marley, his dead business partner. Marley foretells that Scrooge will be visited by three spirits, each of whom will attempt to show Scrooge ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, regret, holiday, christmas, miser, victorian england, supernatural, charity, coldhearted, friends, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s, future ...
Place: turkey, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, great depression, christmas, hopes, supernatural, righting the wronged, coldhearted, reform, power relations, unfulfillment, family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Fantasy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, couples, change of heart, workplace situations, romance, unlikely couple, supernatural, introspection, performer's life, nothing goes right, lifestyle, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, childhood, change of heart, family, puppet, puppets, escapades, goofy hero, nothing goes right ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, future, 18th century
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, generosity, miser, money, supernatural ability, time travel, holiday, family, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Christmas Cupid (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sloan is beautiful, stylish, and on the fast track to success at her public relations firm. After her client Caitlin ends up in a coma and becomes her own personal ghost of Christmas past, present, and future; she finds out first hand that her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, modern day adaptation
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: ghost, christmas, self discovery, introspection, love and romance, supernatural, scrooge, couples, lovers reunited, road not taken, redemption, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: los angeles, usa, california, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Carol Christmas follows the basic plot of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, but the story has been modernized. The traditional "Scrooge" character is a talk show host named Carol.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, sweet
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, disorder, family relations, road not taken, starting over, friends, hollywood, hopes, holiday, talk show host, female protagonist, christmas eve ...
Time: 2000s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 402
Ms. Scrooge (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by ...
Style: captivating, touching, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, miser, christmas, change of heart, time travel, ghost, one night, regret, christmas movie, boy, christmas carol, death of father ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Country Christmas Story (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A starry-eyed young girl journeys from the mountains of Appalachia to the stage at Dollywood, where she discovers the impact of African-Americans on the world of country music - while at the same time competing in a country music competition for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family relations, ambition, church choir, couples, love and romance, family, holiday, christmas movie, small town, singing, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Calvin Carter, a successful business executive, has it all, but neglects those closest to him. On Christmas Eve, all that changes when the sign on his office building falls on him. He awakes in a hospital bed, attended to by Angie, a nurse who soon ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas, redemption, self discovery, introspection, friendship, couple relations, misfit, disorder, holiday, selfishness, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, life changing experience, angel, family, desperation, generosity, holiday, road not taken, alternate reality, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: usa, new york, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
It's Christmas, Carol! (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive, Carol Huffman, who on Christmas eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the things that are truly important in life and that she is there ...
Style: feel good, captivating, exciting, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, christmas, boss and employee, supernatural, obnoxious boss, ambition, workplace, power relations, miraculous event, relationship vs career, time travel, businesswoman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2000, year 1985, 2010s ...
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 203
Mr. Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young father struggling to make ends meet on a Depression-era salary can't afford to buy his 5-year-old daughter what she's expecting Santa Claus to bring her for Christmas. The surprise, uplifting ending is guaranteed to put even the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: youth, family, road not taken, family life, disorder, family relations, ghost, hopes, obnoxious boss, when the parents are away, parents and children, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Christmas Box (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: dream, christmas, family life, family problems, family relations, couple relations, destiny, self discovery, family, hopes, couples, estate ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 255
Ebenezer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Western, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No overview found.A Wild West retelling of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol," with Scrooge as a land baron, gunfighter, and card cheat who is visited by three spirits who attempt to teach him the true meaning of Christmas.
Style: sentimental, feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, small town, christmas, hopes, misfit, starting over, family, supernatural, old west, small town life, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Miracle in Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mrs Merkle (or Mrs. Miracle as she is know by some) finds herself in a toy department of a department store that is having all kinds of financial problems, but leave it to this kind lady as she will get the Christmas spirit flowing very freely at ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, department store, winter, parents and children, miraculous event, family relations, love and romance, hopes, wizards and magicians, supernatural, holiday, friendship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Da (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: ghost, family relations, family problems, single parent, love and romance, unfulfillment, elderly, dealing with death, hopes, golden years, reunion, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Go for It! (2011)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carmen is a good student with a bad attitude who lives for dancing in the underground clubs of Chicago. She yearns to be 'somebody' but is afraid to believe in herself. Her immigrant Mexican, working-class parents want her to stay in ...
Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, emotional ...
Plot: dancing, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, self discovery, hip hop, parents and children, contests and competitions, dancer's life, desire for fame, dance school, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Touched by an Angel is an American drama series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994 and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003. Created by John Masius and produced by Martha Williamson, the series stars ...
Style: inspirational, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: hopes, angel, supernatural, family, religions or cults, destiny, human spirit, miraculous event, working undercover, good deed, employer employee relationship, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christmas Child (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A life-sized nativity leads a man to learn about his past and lost family.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, captivating, feel good
Plot: christmas, redemption, self discovery, haunted by the past, hopes, road not taken, parents and children, rehabilitation, human nature, family problems, journalism, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, holiday, time loop, couples, disorder, family relations, love and romance, family, hopes, obnoxious boss, christmas, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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What If... (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Fifteen years ago, Ben Walker made a decision to leave his college sweetheart and ultimately his faith, in order to pursue a lucrative business opportunity. Now with a high-paying career and a trophy fiancé, he is visited by an angel, who gives him ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: fish out of water, angel, family relations, family, spirituality, family life, disorder, lifestyle, miraculous event, introspection, parents and children, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Preacher's Wife (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: church choir, christmas, hopes, gospel, angel, reverend, family, romance, family relations, couples, bishop, disorder ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Lost & Found Family (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her husband dies, Mrs. Ester Hobbes (Ellen Bry, TV's St. Elsewhere) learns that his wealth was just an illusion. Her only real inheritance is a run-down Southern home occupied by a foster family. Slowly, Mrs. Hobbes finds herself making ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, introspection, youth, orphan, society, family problems, family, parents and children, self discovery, redemption, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, sincere, touching, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, road not taken, rich and poor, life changing experience, alternate reality, family relations, workaholic, singleness, fish out of water, lifestyle change, family life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Christmas Carol (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: "If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips would be boiled with his own pudding and buried with a stake of holly in his heart" So spoke the immortal words of Christmas’ most famous miser, ...
Plot: christmas, scrooge, holiday, ghost, redemption, compassion
Time: 1840s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Christmas Spirit (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cynical youth whose mother is about to lose her job right before the holidays is visited by a magical Christmas spirit.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family life, youth, family relations, unemployment, parents and children, supernatural, friendship, miraculous event, family, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 54K
The Cobbler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, surreal, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: shoemaker, supernatural ability, lone hero, family business, workplace, disorder, down on your luck, self discovery, justice, switching roles, fish out of water, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%