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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Santa narrates the story of Buddy's travels to New York City to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father's eyes to the magic of Christmas.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, family, friends, escapades, elf, holiday, christmas, disorder
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and captivating films with plots about family, escapades, disorder, friends, imaginary, adventure and friendship mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas: How Murray Saved Christmas (2014), A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012), Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014), Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970), Pinocchio's Christmas (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How Murray Saved Christmas (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: One-hour animated special surrounding a surly deli owner Murray Weiner, who is forced to step into Santa's shoes for one Christmas and bumbles his way into doing a great job.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disorder, escapades, imaginary, family, misfit, legends and myths, save the day, holiday, christmas, toys, santa claus, elf ...
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95%
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 ⇓
82%
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, danger, daring rescue, imaginary, escapades, family, wizards and magicians, disorder, friends, heroes, getting home, adventure ...
Time: 70s
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72%
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 ...
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friends, disorder, misfit, escapades, adventure, imaginary, obnoxious boss, imaginary kingdom, friendship, contests and competitions, partners, family ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at the House of Mouse, including Pooh, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, mermaid, cartoon duck, adventure, family, partners, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, escapades, family gatherings, disorder, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: disney, toys, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, getting home, danger, escapades, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family relations, wedding, mischievous children, danger, escapades, santa claus, family, imaginary, rescue, friendship, good versus evil ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, danger, mischievous children, escapades, imaginary, youth, adventure, curses spells and rituals, puppets, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bob the Builder: The Knights of Fix-A-Lot (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: When an old castle needs repairs, it's time to call Bob the Builder! Unfortunately a case of mistaken identity puts Bob's father in charge, resulting in one disaster after another! Meanwhile, tales of Camelot inspire Bob's noble crew ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, light, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: family, imaginary, family relations, friendship, workplace situations, escapades, partners, workplace, mistaken identity, parents and children, disorder, palaces castles and temples ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A Miser Brothers' Christmas is a sequel to the classic 1974 television special The Year Without a Santa Claus. The stop-motion animated special, produced by Warner Brothers Television Animation (owners of the post-1973 Rankin/Bass animated ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, santa claus, save the day, family relations, good versus evil, family, rivalry, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, miser, brother brother relationship, elf ...
Time: 2000s
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Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, time travel, christmas, reindeer, north pole, save the day, adventure, fish out of water, disorder, escapades, danger, elf ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: The British children's series THOMAS & FRIENDS follows the animated adventures of a helpful locomotive named Thomas the Tank Engine as he and his train buddies work the rail lines and teach kids about the spirit of teamwork. This cartoon ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: friendship, young heroes, adventure, imaginary, family, disorder, youth, escapades, computer animation, friends, thomas the tank engine, anthropomorphic train ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When the Boogey Man causes Grim to lose his powers, rank, and title in the Underworld Court for misusing his powers, he plots to seek out Horror's Hand and take over the world. It's up to Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim to get to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating
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Yogi the Easter Bear (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Ranger Smith arranges a truckload of candy for the Park’s Easter celebaration, and Yogi helps himself to the entire truck. To fix things, Boo Boo and Yogi set off to find the real Easter Bunny Having found that Easter Bunny has been kidnapped, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
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Ribbit (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: A frog who hates the water and jumping wishes that he could be like the other animals in the Amazon rainforest.
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57%
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, christmas, adventure, animal life, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, fish out of water, heroic mission, optimism, escapades, goofy hero, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Mickey Mouse (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 4 min.
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Story: Disney proudly presents the award-winning first season of DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE. The whole family will adore these wonderful new cartoons, complete with an exciting "Making Of" bonus feature. Join Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Minnie, Daisy and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: imaginary, friendship, escapades, friends, youth, buddies, mickey mouse, disney, mouse, adventure, adventure hero, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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
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Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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
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Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs & a Baby (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When the three pigs find a tiny wolf cub on their doorstep, they decide to raise him as their own, unaware that they've played right into the plan of a special-ops team of wolves. As the newest addition to their family, Lucky grows into his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, feel good, clever ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disorder, escapades, babies and infants, friends, danger, family relations, youth, family, heroes, pig, adolescence vs adulthood
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, hotel, friendship, best friends, family, escapades, adventure, disorder, friends, animal life, cartoon bear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
55%
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Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Get ready for the oddest summer yet! Timmy Turner and his fairies are going on a summer vacation to Hawaii. But, unfortunately for Timmy, something tells us this won’t be a very relaxing holiday. With all the magic in Fairy World at stake and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: summer vacation, friends, family, imaginary, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, villain, villain turns good, vacation, fairy, volcano, surrealism ...
Place: hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, talking animals, family, escapades, holiday, imaginary, disorder, save the day, animal life, penguins, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, babies and infants, adventure, escapades, friendship, disorder, friends, animals, family, heroes, animal life, animal protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Birds of Paradise (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack is just an ordinary sparrow who wishes he could be more exotic and vibrant like so many of his friends. So when a coincidental accident involving colorful paint changes the way he looks, Jack is thrilled about his new appearance. But little ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, mistaken identity, escapades, family, physical appearance, danger, wish come true, computer animation, disorder, animal life, bird ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Peter Cottontail wants to be the #1 chief Easter Bunny, and everyone in April Valley agrees...except for Evil Irontail. Peter must deliver more eggs than this archrival to earn the top spot...and save Easter for children everywhere!
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, easter, easter bunny, escapades, family, contests and competitions, puppets, ambition, rivalry, adventure, show tunes, puppet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish, usually referred to as Wakko's Wish is a 1999 American direct-to-video animated tragicomedy film based on the Warner Bros. 1993-98 animated series, Animaniacs, and also the swan song to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, sad
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, wish come true, show tunes, hopes, obsessive quest, family, escapades, imaginary, adventure, friends, village, village life ...
Time: middle ages, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
Peter and the Wolf (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic masterpiece, first performed in Russia in 1936, has been lauded not only for the spectacular musical score, but also for the story itself--of a young boy who outwits a wily wolf. George Daugherty brings this ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: family, getting home, rescue, adventure, escapades, hopes, imaginary, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, dangerous animal, danger ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%