Movies like The Snowman 1982

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The Snowman (1982)
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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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, cult film, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, christmas, holiday, northern lights, snowman, adventure, youth, friendship, family, heroes, friends, misfit, wish come true, love and romance, hopes, imaginary, disorder, fish out of water, young heroes, holiday season, little boy, female director, mischievous children, dancing, horse ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, brighton

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, friends, imaginary, friendship, disorder, young heroes and imaginary kingdom mostly in Animation, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Snowman: The Polar Express (2004), Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999), A Troll in Central Park (1994), Moonbeam Bear and His Friends (2008), The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, semi serious, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: christmas, train ride, magic, belief, adventure, santa claus, christmas movie, train travel, holiday, self discovery, north pole, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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100%
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 ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: snowman, dog, friendship, young heroes, longing, adventure, wish come true, youth, objects come to life, family, hopes, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: It's Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus - except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tiger, friendship, winnie the pooh, imaginary kingdom, christmas, rabbit, goofy hero, mischievous children, young heroes, escapades, best friends, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: After mis-hearing a radio broadcast about Santa canceling his Christmas trip due to an injured reindeer, Olive the dog decides to travel to the North Pole and volunteer to be a replacement. Unfortunately, Olive must deal with an evil postman ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: buddies, misfit, daring rescue, odd couple, save the day, heroes, mad scientist, rescue, partners, mischievous children, family, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: During a summer stay on the mainland, Tinker Bell is accidentally discovered while investigating a little girl's fairy house. As the other fairies, led by the brash Vidia, launch a daring rescue in the middle of a fierce storm, Tink develops a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, mischievous children, heroes, danger, disorder, friends, adventure, curses spells and rituals, human ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, 2d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, mischievous children, heroes, youth, escapades, good versus evil ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
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45%
Moonbeam Bear and His Friends (2008)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Moonbear and his friends experience funny and exciting adventures in their forest.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, captivating, 3d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, friendship, fish out of water, young heroes, heroes, getting home, youth, family, imaginary, disorder, escapades, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: It's Halloween in the 100 Acre Wood, and Roo's best new friend, Lumpy, is looking forward to his first time trick-or-treating. That is, until Tigger warns them about the scary Gobloon, who'll turn them into jack-o'-lanterns if he ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: animal life, halloween, friendship, adventure, mischievous children, disorder, young heroes, best friends, goofy hero, escapades, imaginary, winnie the pooh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Feeling forgotten by the children of the world, old St. Nick decides to skip his gift-giving journey and take a vacation. Mrs. Claus and two spunky little elves, Jingle and Jangle, set out to see to where all the season's cheer has disappeared. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, mischievous children, elf, escapades, misfit, rescue, danger, family, good versus evil, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Christmas Carol: The Movie (2001)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The film begins with a live-action sequence set in Boston in 1857, the site of a live reading by renowned novelist Dickens. As he begins his 'story of ghosts' a woman in the audience screams because she has seen a mouse and Dickens points ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, redemption, holiday, christmas, family life, self discovery, hopes, mischievous children, imaginary kingdom, friendship, orphan, goofy hero ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, future, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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
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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
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the mysterious Toy Taker grabs all of Santa's toys, it looks like the children will miss out on Christmas. But everyone's favorite reindeer, Rudolph, comes to the rescue with his lovable friends: Hermey the elf, Yukon Cornelius the ...
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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 ...
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, fairy tale ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 80s
⇓ 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
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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 ...
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Country: Canada, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
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Duration: 74 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
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A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
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I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
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Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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