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: feel good, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, emotional, semi serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: scrooge, road not taken, introspection, holiday, self discovery, redemption, ghost, human spirit, hopes, disorder, supernatural, family relations, nagging and grouching, anti heroes, christmas, family, obnoxious boss, misfit, power relations, coldhearted
Place: new york, usa

Most similar movies to A Christmas Carol

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, semi serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about hopes, redemption, family, christmas, family relations, destiny and holiday mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like A Christmas Carol: Scrooged (1988), Scrooge (1970), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Christmas Cupid (2010), Ebenezer (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, atmospheric, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, scrooge, christmas, holiday, supernatural, regret, urban, family, friendship, fish out of water, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, emotional, atmospheric, touching
Plot: ghost, christmas, great depression, redemption, introspection, holiday, scrooge, haunted by the past, family, road not taken, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, redemption, scrooge, self discovery, ghost, reform, reconciliation, family, supernatural ability, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, performer's life, holiday, romance, redemption, self discovery, showbiz, artists and showbiz, supernatural, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 7.0
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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, semi serious, witty, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, christmas, holiday, redemption, scrooge, christmas carol, back from the dead, supernatural, hopes, power relations, obnoxious boss, boss and employee ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1971, year 1955, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, not serious, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, redemption, scrooge, puppets, childhood, ghost, family, change of heart, snow, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1840s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.5
 8K
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, christmas, redemption, scrooge, money, miser, supernatural ability, family, time travel, generosity, destiny, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Carol Christmas (2003)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, redemption, hollywood, hopes, holiday, family, disorder, ghost, starting over, road not taken, family relations, supernatural ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: touching, uplifting, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, christmas, small town, self discovery, family, desperation, alternate reality, holiday, life changing experience, small town life, road not taken, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, ghost, introspection, family, self discovery, hollywood, hopes, love and romance, supernatural, redemption, true love, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 213
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: ghost, small town, christmas, scrooge, family, old west, starting over, redemption, fish out of water, hopes, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: dream, christmas, family life, self discovery, family, estate, family relations, couple relations, destiny, hopes, couples, family problems ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 47K
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, entertaining, uplifting, surreal ...
Plot: switching roles, supernatural ability, disorder, lone hero, workplace, down on your luck, family business, justice, mother son relationship, fish out of water, shoemaker, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: scrooge, christmas, holiday, ghost, redemption, compassion
Time: victorian era, 1840s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 411
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: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: ghost, golden years, single parent, dealing with death, human nature, parents and children, tragic love, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 191
Heaven Sent (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eddie, a fourteen-year-old juvenile delinquent of sorts, collides with a car during a petty theft and dies in the hospital. Due to some confusion in heaven, however, he is given three days to clean up his life with the help of a beginner angel - and ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: afterlife, juvenile delinquency, starting over, family, redemption, reincarnation, teenage life, hopes, imaginary, youth, parents and children, destiny ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 96K
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: sincere, inspirational, sweet, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, christmas, life changing experience, rich and poor, destiny, family life, family relations, midlife crisis, workaholic, singleness, angel, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 166
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, redemption, boss and employee, family gatherings, family life, road not taken, when the parents are away, hopes, family relations, ghost, obnoxious boss, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: christmas, church choir, angel, reverend, gospel, family, clergy, romance, urban, unlikely couple, crisis of faith, opposites attract ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 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, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hospital, christmas eve, introspection, redemption, holiday, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, hopes, couples, family life, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 30K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, reincarnation, snowman, holiday, family, redemption, parents and children, loss, christmas party, family relations, self discovery, family life ...
Place: denver colorado, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Prancer Returns (2001)
Genre: Family, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This holiday-themed children's film offers a unique take on the legend of Santa Claus and his tiny reindeer. In this movie, a young boy finds a deer in the forest he is sure is Santa's beloved Prancer. Determined to return the creature to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: reindeer, santa claus, christmas, family, mischievous children, village, young heroes, north pole, holiday, parents and children, child as adult, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Field of Dreams (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: baseball, farm, ghost, regret, reconciliation, sport, hearing voices, cornfield, doctor, recluse, road trip, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iowa, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, contests and competitions, dancing, desire for fame, follow your dream, dance school, self discovery, ambition, artists and showbiz, hopes, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, child birth, parents and children, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, soccer, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Touched by an Angel (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: feel good, semi serious, sentimental, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: angel, redemption, family, destiny, good deed, miraculous event, religions or cults, hopes, imaginary, supernatural, human spirit, working undercover ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 4K
Prancer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jessica, the daughter of an impoverished apple farmer, still believes in Santa Claus. So when she comes across a reindeer with an injured leg, it makes perfect sense to her to assume that it is Prancer, who had fallen from a Christmas display in ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town, farm, barn, reindeer, friendship, family, countryside, mischievous children, young heroes, parents and children ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 8K
Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, christmas, hopes, christmas eve, couple relations, jealousy, hospital, couples, family relations, golden years, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 6K
Fluke (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Workaholic Thomas Johnson dies in an auto accident and comes back to life as a dog. Remembering some of who he was, he returns to his wife and son to protect them from the man who caused his accident. But, as time goes by, he remembers more of his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, human becomes animal, getting home, family relations, family life, afterlife, family, starting over, talking dog, dog movie, parent child relationship, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 2K
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: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: fish out of water, christian, church, spirituality, pastor, angel, sermon, changing the past or future, introspection, redemption, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%