Movies like The Santa Con

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The Santa Con (2014)
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The Santa Con (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Small-time con man Nick DeMarco is ordered by his parole officer to take a minimum-wage job as a department store Santa during the holidays...and he hates it. Near the end of his first shift, he hastily promises a young boy, Billy, that Santa will bring his estranged parents back together by Christmas. Nick decides to make good on his promise to the child, somehow. But after meeting the boy's mother Carol, will Nick ultimately choose to put the happiness of others ahead of his own?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, sincere, light, captivating, entertaining, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, store, introspection, santa claus, love, friendship, hopes, family problems, siblings relations, estrangement, christmas tree, christmas decoration
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Santa Con

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and realistic films with plots about family relations, family, parents and children, christmas, youth, friendship and disorder mostly in Comedy, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Santa Con: Puppy Love (2012), Rocky Road (2014), Saving Christmas (2014), A Madea Christmas (2013), Uncle Nino (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Puppy Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When single mom Megan Nolan moves to a new town, she feels guilty for uprooting her ten-year-old daughter Caitlin. Seeing that the little girl's only friend is a neighbor's dog, Megan decides to adopt a shelter pet for Caitlin. She ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: dog, romance, parents and children, family relations, family, fall in love, single parent, pets, hopes, friendship, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rocky Road (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Wall Street firm downsizes, a well-to-do trader (Glee's Mark Salling) finds himself living with his parents and driving their ice cream truck.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: homecoming, family business, unemployment, family, family relations, parents and children, bank, adolescence vs adulthood, society, ice cream truck, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teddy Duncan's middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, family relations, family life, on the road, road trip, santa claus, youth, female director, dolphins, paintball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Saving Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Kirk is enjoying the annual Christmas party extravaganza thrown by his sister until he realizes he needs to help out Christian, his brother-in-law who has a bad case of the bah-humbugs.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, siblings relations, tradition, brother in law, christmas party, santa claus, bespectacled male, christian propaganda, breakdance, car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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A Madea Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Style: sincere, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, parents and children, family life, family, nothing goes right, friendship, society, adventure, family problems, disorder, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Uncle Nino (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A distant, slightly dysfunctional family is brought closer together when the father's long-estranged Uncle Nino comes from Italy to Chicago for a surprise visit.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, family gatherings, family life, family relations, couples, optimism, society, fish out of water, parents and children, uncle, family reunited, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
One Christmas Eve (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family, single parent, christmas eve, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, puppy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, nanny, single parent, christmas, hopes, family life, parents and children, fall in love, tv show, wish come true, romance, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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62%
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Switchmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: All Ira Finkelstein wants for Christmas is...Christmas. Unfortunately, his parents are sending him to Florida to be with his Grandparents. Ira's spirit soars as he manages to land in Christmas Town, USA, instead.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, follow your dream, disorder, mischievous children, youth, switching roles, parents and children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.5
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Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: save the day, pets, talking dog, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, nothing goes right, single parent, christmas, friendship, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer rebonds with his estranged daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, family relations, elderly, grandfather granddaughter relationship, father daughter estrangement, mother daughter relationship, golden years, youth, estrangement, holiday season, stage fright ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: christmas, family problems, homecoming, family gatherings, parents and children, family in crisis, couples, couple relations, siblings relations, winter, christmas dinner, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Lake Effects (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, teaches locally and lives with their parents, Ray and Vivian, until Dad dies ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, reunion, homecoming, estate, estrangement, small town, friendship, lake, spirituality, death of father, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Change of Plans (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Sally and Jason Danville's life are turned upside down when a tragic accident suddenly names them the caretakers of four young children.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: custody, adoption, parents and children, life turned upside down, family life, couple relations, disorder, family, orphan, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Adventures of Bailey: Christmas Hero (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's "Christmas time" at the Baker household, and Bailey is at it again. Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious Native American Indian called the ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family life, friendship, hopes, getting home, siblings relations, on the road, family relations, christmas, dog, escapades, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Christmas Lodge (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Mary Tobin has wonderful memories of family gatherings at the Christmas Lodge. When she arrives for a weekend vacation, she quickly realizes that the lodge that she loves has fallen into serious disrepair. With a lack of funds and a looming ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, wish come true, human spirit, true love, family relations, love and romance, romance, family gatherings, reunion, family, hopes, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chilly Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Bobby Cole and his dog Chilly are best friends, living happily in their Southern California beach house. But when Bobby's father Patrick (C. Thomas Howell), a single parent and police detective, accepts a job in New York City, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, christmas, dog, family relations, disorder, parents and children, crimes, youth, father son relationship, single parent, best friends, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Dog Named Duke (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A homeless vet leaves his dying dog and best friend, Duke, on the doorstep of a clinic. The dedicated staff nurse Duke back to health, and then launch a campaign to locate the vet and re-unite him with his best pal.
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, pets, clinic, war veteran, therapy, dog, parents and children, family relations, male friendship, injury, cell, motor home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Santa Incident (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During a ride on his sleigh Santa is mistaken for an alien in a UFO. After an attack, he ends up seriously injured in a small town. Two children must help him, so Christmas is not jeopardized.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family, parents and children, hidden identity, christmas movie, government agent, surveillance, santa claus, save the day, friendship, society, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Babysitters Beware (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Seven-year-old Danny Parker is a good kid who loves his parents. But they have to go out on business dinners all the time, leaving him stuck with a sitter. It's not so bad when it's his favorite babysitter, Janelle but he also gets stuck ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, nanny, when the parents are away, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, little boy, save the day, friendship, rivalry, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Christmas Wish (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday season, single mother, small town, family, family relations, down on your luck, parents and children, parent child relationship, money problems, christmas movie, prayer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Seasons Of Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the picturesque backdrop of New York, "Seasons of Love" is a romantic, soulful holiday drama about two people who struggle to find love against the odds, while reconciling with the past and learning the true value of family.
Style: humorous, uplifting, semi serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hopes, against the odds, looking for love, family relations, haunted by the past, christmas, couples, self discovery, redemption, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Crazy for Christmas (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl loses her parents and husband and is left driving a limo trying to get by raising her young son. An interesting but strange rich man hires her limo on Christmas eve and has her drive him to various ice rinks where he gives out $100 bills to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, family, journalism, family gatherings, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, obnoxious boss, miraculous event, road not taken, parents and children, generosity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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So This Is Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eighteen-year old Ashley's life is headed in the wrong direction. She's been hanging out with a bad crowd and seeking an escape from the drama at home. Everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family's house ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: teenage girl, christmas, holiday, romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family in crisis, holiday season, friendship, couples, society, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two New York City children who launch a hilarious scheme to get what they most want this holiday season.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, girls' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, family relations, dysfunctional family, reunion, divorced parents, young heroes, couples, eccentric family, disorder, love and romance, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, track down, youth, escapades, santa claus, friendship, imaginary, chases and races, heroes, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Golden Winter (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A runaway boy befriends a pack of homeless puppies. Together, they stop a bank robbery and find a family to adopt them all.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: heist, crimes, youth, family, friendship, golden retriever, disorder, dog, christmas, family relations, friends, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Mo (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Every kid wants to be cool and fit in - life's a blast even when you're different. When Mo's reflection is revealed, he sees a body that doesn't quite resemble any of his peers. Here, he tells the tale of his youth, growing up on ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, teenage life, youth, social misfits, society, parents and children, physical appearance, hopes, optimism, family problems, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 867
Mr. Troop Mom (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Public Defender Eddie is a widower with a 13 year-old daughter, Naomi. A classic workaholic, Eddie has been M.I.A. for most of Naomi's big moments. But when an unfortunately timed accident gives Eddie the opportunity to become the "Team ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, family, family life, treasure hunt, friends, camp, siblings relations, youth, family relations, summer camp, in the woods, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
50%