Movies like A Christmas Tail

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A Christmas Tail (2014)
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A Christmas Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents fall in love while fighting over a puppy to give to their children for Christmas.
Style: feel good, light, entertaining, sincere, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love, family relations, fall in love, custody, single parent, pets, rivalry, dog, family, love and romance, unlikely couple
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about family, family relations, christmas, dog, parents and children, friendship and youth mostly in Family, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like A Christmas Tail: Cinnamon (2011), The Three Dogateers (2014), Smitty (2012), Monkey in the Middle (2014), Coming Home for Christmas (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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The Three Dogateers (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a couple of burglars make off with their family's presents and decorations, the Three Dogateers set off on a journey to sniff out the bad guys and save Christmas!
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, santa claus, save the day, escapades, pets, obsessive quest, christmas movie, christmas, friendship, family, disorder, dog movie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Scoot & Kassie's Christmas Adventure (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this heartwarming "tail." Kassie, her friends and her dog, Scoot, organize a holiday fundraiser, but must protect the cash from some crooks in order to save Christmas.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, animal life, friends, escapades, youth, family, single parent, friendship, small town, family relations, dog, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Smitty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SMITTY is a family film about a rescue dog. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, family, family relations, pets, farm, coming of age, youth, single parent, dog, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Monkey in the Middle (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chris has just moved to the East Coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football (soccer) practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team-including his cute neighbor Mara. When Mara ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, family relations, youth, family, disorder, single parent, animal life, coming of age, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Coming Home for Christmas (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a ...
Style: feel good, sweet, light, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, family relations, family, reunion, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
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Sophie & Sheba (2010)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Growing up at a zoo, young ballet dancer Sophie always loved animals - but none as much as her pet elephant Sheba. When her parents are forced to sell Sheba to a travelling circus, Sophie has no choice but to runaway and join him on the road to get ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, circus, teenage love, family relations, performer's life, zoo, ballet, elephant, animal life, family, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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53%
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Christmas Miracle (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Due to a road closure, eight strangers must take refuge in an abandoned church during a storm. They learn how to manage through various dilemmas by working together.
Style: emotional, touching, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, family, moral dilemma, introspection, human spirit, church, redemption, hopes, generosity, stranded, family reunited, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
51%
 6.2
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
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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 ⇓
50%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, light
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, save the day, pets, family, family relations, christmas movie, christmas, dog, golden retriever, adventure, love, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 ⇓
47%
Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An all-new Disney holiday classic is born - Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever - Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble - it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: santa claus, dog, christmas, adventure, family relations, friends, stowaway, disorder, pets, animal life, family gatherings, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
King of the Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to win the heart of counselor Cindy Keyes, kitchen boy Will Cross comes to realize that becoming King of the Camp takes much more than beating tough guy Chase Gunn in a wake boarding competition.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, fall in love, teenage life, family, rivalry, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, summer, camp, rock, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
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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 ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, parents and children, family, moral dilemma, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
42%
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Merry In-Laws (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When down-to-earth Alex says yes to her boyfriend's marriage proposal, she has no idea that her future-in-laws are none other than Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, meet the parents, eccentric family, couples, family life, family relations, parents and children, christmas, family, disorder, family gatherings, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Flicka: Country Pride (2012)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Flicka and Toby help out a struggling stable owner and her teenage daughter.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: teenage love, jealousy, family, youth, family relations, parents and children, money raising, friends, teenage life, save the day, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Northpole (2014)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Northpole, the magical city where Santa and his elves live and work is in trouble. Families around the globe have gotten too busy to enjoy the season together, and Northpole depends on their holiday happiness to keep running. In the hopes of turning ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, captivating, humorous, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: fall in love, family, parents and children, elf, imaginary, christmas, save the day, single parent, youth, escapades, north pole, christmas movie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Wedding Chapel (2013)
Genre: Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uninspired and newly single painter Sara is down on her luck and wants nothing more than to get away from her problems. When she decides to take a trip to visit her mom, she becomes involved in the efforts to save a local church which is in danger ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: self discovery, fighting the system, starting over, idealism, society, fall in love, redemption, hopes, love and romance, family, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Dog Named Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, adoption, boy dog relationship, dog, pets, family relations, family, animal shelter, animals, mentally challenged, christmas movie, animal life ...
Time: 50s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Santa vs. Claus (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Christmas is in trouble. Santa, who has been bitten by the Fame Bug, is now magically split from Claus, his conscience and Christmas Spirit. "Fun, fun, fun" seems to be Santa's new purpose in life - which Claus, of course, strongly ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rivalry, good versus evil, heroes, save the day, split personality, race against time, family, chases and races, santa claus, christmas
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
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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 ⇓
39%
 3.7
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I Heart Shakey (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shakey is a family film about a 35-year-old widower named J.T. O'Neil, his precocious 10-year-old daughter and their devoted mutt Shakey. After moving from a small town to Chicago and missing the fine print in their rental contract, J.T. is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, family relations, parents and children, friends, pets, mischievous children, single parent, youth, family life, disorder, dog, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pizza My Heart (2005)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Another modern spin-off of Romeo & Juliet, this time about two families who each run rivaling pizza restaurants in New Jersey.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, family business, forbidden love, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, romance, uninhibited rivalry, cooking and food, restaurant, love affair, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The 12 Dogs of Christmas (2005)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This holiday tale has all the elements of a classic heartwarmer--cuddly dogs, small town spirit, and even a full-fledged Christmas pageant. Set during the meager years of the Great Depression, 12 DOGS OF CHRISTMAS follows the story of Emma, a ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, touching, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, school, lifestyle, family, animal life, holiday, dog, puppy, great depression, dogcatcher, pets, adaptation ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%