Movies like All I Want for Christmas

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All I Want for Christmas (1991)
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All I Want for Christmas (1991)
Original name: All I Want For Christmas
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: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, date night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, divorced parents, family relations, dysfunctional family, couples, eccentric family, young heroes, parents and children, family life, love and romance, mischievous children, disorder, child as adult, siblings relations, fish out of water, hopes, brother sister relationship, family, youth, wish come true, misfit, singleness, single parent, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to All I Want for Christmas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, family, disorder, christmas, parents and children, youth and holiday mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like All I Want for Christmas: Time Share (2000), Home Alone (1990), The Parent Trap (1961), Yours, Mine and Ours (1968), Unaccompanied Minors (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Time Share (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two single parents - male and female - along with their kids have to involuntarily share a house for their holidays.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, resort, romance, single parent, family relations, couples, disorder, quibbling, love and romance, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, munich germany, los angeles
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100%
 7.7
 552K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, funny, not serious, light, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, when the parents are away, holiday, child protagonist, home invasion, youth, kids and family, disney, children, neighbor ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A boy witnesses his mother kissing what he believes to be is the real Santa Clause and retaliates with mischief.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, date night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, disorder, couples, family relations, mischievous children, couple relations, single parent, family gatherings, fish out of water, family life, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Parent Trap (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them.
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, family, summer camp, mischievous children, family relations, parents and children, family life, single parent, summer, love and romance, lookalikes, teenage girl ...
Time: year 1961, 60s
Place: california, boston, massachusetts, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a widower with 10 children marries a widow with 8, can the 20 of them ever come together as one big happy family?
Style: sentimental, light, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens
Plot: children, doctors, family life, adoption, sisters, siblings relations, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, single parent, childhood, marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, when the parents are away, christmas, christmas eve, disorder, fish out of water, airport, happy ending, child as adult, youth, rescue, family ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: twins, mischievous children, family, children, summer camp, orphan, single parent, parents and children, family relations, single father, adoption, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems, family relations, family life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Billboard Dad (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High above Hollywood Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, date night, family outing
Plot: twins, matchmaking, single father, lifestyle, family, single parent, youth, love and romance, mischievous children, filmmaking, couples, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Once Upon a Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Can Santa's daughter turn naughty to nice and save Christmas?
Style: touching, uplifting, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family life, christmas, eccentric family, heroic mission, mischievous children, save the day, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, disorder, one last chance, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blizzard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, teaching the ways of the world, self discovery, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, youth, family life, hopes, miraculous event, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out there's an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, girls' night ...
Plot: santa claus, reindeer, magic, christmas, holiday, prank, christmas party, toys, family, mistaken identity, disorder, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas in Wonderland (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three kids and their Dad move from L.A to Edmonton. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall they find counterfeit cash. They inadvertently help catch the crooks, and later make a discovery about Santa
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, siblings relations, family life, family, forgery, disorder, cons and scams, mischievous children, save the day, crimes, adventure, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: santa claus, family, christmas, romance, single parent, couple relations, african american, christmas party, farce, brother brother relationship, breakup, children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Man of the House (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ben Archer is not happy. His mother, Sandy, has just met a man, and it looks like things are pretty serious. Driven by a fear of abandonment, Ben tries anything and everything to ruin the "love bubble" which surrounds his mom. However, ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: parents and children, single parent, mischievous children, family relations, family problems, family, opposites attract, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, child as adult, family life, prank ...
Time: 90s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Mr. Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance, Western
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, humorous, feel good, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, youth, road not taken, obnoxious boss, ghost, hopes, family relations, disorder, redemption, miraculous event, family life, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, family, best friends, mischievous children, wish come true, disorder, hopes, youth, supernatural, holiday, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 617
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, moral dilemma, parents and children, family, family relations, wish come true, introspection, store, santa claus, love, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Opposite Day (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The world goes backwards on Opposite Day. The kids become adults, and the adults become kids.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: child as adult, family, parents and children, disorder, fish out of water, switching roles, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, misfit, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Christmas Do-Over (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A ne'er do well father and ex-husband who always raced his way through the holidays is forced to relive Christmas Day time and again until he gets it right in this family oriented fantasy comedy starring Jay Mohr. It's Christmas time once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, time loop, holiday, family relations, disorder, couples, hopes, love and romance, family, obnoxious boss, christmas, divorce ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, youth, mischievous children, family relations, friends, family, hopes, switching roles, parents and children, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Call Me Claus (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, fish out of water, nothing goes right, haunted by the past, ghost, goofy hero, disorder, redemption, misfit, family life, destiny ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Holly stopped believing in Santa Claus after her wish to meet the man of her dreams never came true. So Santa sets her up with Ryan, who isn't entirely truthful about himself. Now Holly faces a dilemma: marry her current boyfriend, Ted, or fall ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, family outing, date night
Plot: wish come true, singleness, true love, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, fish out of water, misfit, couples, disorder, family life, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Eve's Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, contemplative ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: wish come true, road not taken, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, love and romance, family life, couples, obnoxious boss, hopes, holiday, time travel ...
Time: year 1996
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Author! Author! (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: large family, playwright, single parent, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, starting over, children, actress, family problems, couples, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, eccentric family, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, family, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, family gatherings, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mrs. Santa Claus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Santa Claus takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multi-cultural neighbourhood of Manhattan's Lower East Side of the early 1900s.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: santa claus, christmas, love and romance, family, youth, mischievous children, dishonesty, family relations, couples, disorder, righting the wronged, family life ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Accidental Christmas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Separated after 15 years of marriage, Vicki and Jason are set up by their two teenage children to spend a Christmas vacation together on the beach. But their family vacation is further complicated when Vicki's boss and Jason's gorgeous ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, christmas, couple relations, family, couples, destiny, romance, beach, wizards and magicians, love and romance, starting over, frame up ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, bully, holiday, childhood, mischievous children, nostalgia, family relations, obsession, small town, chinese restaurant, little boy, snow ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
A Christmas Story 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The original traditional one-hundred-percent red-blooded two-fisted all-american christmas continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy mom and the old man. This time Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car. But trouble is sure to follow.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, family life, family, youth, eccentric family, holiday, society, adventure, adaptation, hopes, destiny, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%