10 best movies like Hubie Halloween (2020)

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List of the best movies like Hubie Halloween (2020): The Christmas Note, Return to Halloweentown, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Holiday Affair, Miracle on 34th Street, Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge, Halloweentown High, The Nightmare Before Christmas, A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting.

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The Christmas Note (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada
CharactersSingle mothers, Neighbors, Widows
PlotHolidays
PlaceSmall cities
TimeNew Year

Having just moved back to her hometown without her serviceman husband but with her young son, Gretchen Daniels finds her life in disarray as Christmas approaches. But she discovers new purpose when she helps to deliver a message to her neighbor, Melissa, which makes her an ally in the quest to find the neighbor's sibling she never knew she had. The women become bonded not only by the search, but by the understanding that being there for each other means they're no longer alone. This friendship becomes the greatest Christmas gift of their lives. Based on a bestselling novel by Donna VanLiere.

Return to Halloweentown (2006)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Family, Monsters, Genie, Witch, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Supernatural, Witchcraft, Holidays
PlaceCollege
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting

As Halloweentown prepares to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan return to Witch University, where trouble is in session from the Sinister Sisters and from someone who's plotting to use Marnie's powers for evil.

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Witch
PlotInvestigation, Holidays
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Creepy

The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Cooks, Single mothers
PlotHolidays
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Touching

Five-time Emmy nominee and Golden Globe winner Henry Winkler stars in The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the story of what happens when you open your heart to the power of Christmas. Disenchanted single mom Jennifer Cullen (Brooke Burns) is a Scroogette when it comes to anything Christmas. In fact, even her six-year-old son, Brian, is having trouble believing in Santa Claus. But when her Uncle Ralph (Henry Winkler) visits and brings a fellow passenger from his flight named Morgan Derby (Warren Christie), Jennifer s dubious heart awakens to the possibility that perhaps Christmas really does hold miracles. It s uplifting and laugh-packed and a story that will inspire the whole family to believe.

Holiday Affair (1949)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotToys, Holidays, Love triangle
PlaceTrains
TimeNew Year
StyleSmart, Romantic

Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, who's actually a comparison shopper sent by another store. Steve lets her go, which gets him fired. They spend the afternoon together, which doesn't sit well with Connie's steady suitor, Carl, when he finds out, but delights her young son Timmy, who quickly takes to Steve.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersLawyers, Family, Psychologists, Single mothers, Judge
PlotHolidays
PlaceCourt, New York, Psychiatric hospitals
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Fancy, By books

Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy's following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete that many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus, while others question his sanity.

Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Heroes, Friends, Family, Single mothers, Wizards, Frogs
PlotAdventure, Rivalry, Supernatural, Witchcraft
TimeHalloween
StyleExciting, Fancy

The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to turn Halloweentown into a grey dreary version of the real world, while transform the denizens of the real world into monsters.

Halloweentown High (2004)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Teens, Friends, Family, Wizards
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Supernatural, Holidays
TimeHalloween
StyleFancy

Marnie Piper prepares to begin a new school year, she asks the Halloweentown Hot Witches' Council to work toward openness between Halloweentown and the mortal world. She proposes to bring a group of Halloweentown students to her own high school in the mortal world.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, musical, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:16
CharactersFriends, Family, Monsters
PlotHolidays, Adventure, Dreams, Loneliness
TimeNew Year, Halloween
StyleGothic, Atmospheric, Exciting, Fancy

Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting (2020)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersFamily, Monsters
TimeHalloween

Recruited by a secret society of babysitters, a high schooler battles the Boogeyman and his monsters when they nab the boy she's watching on Halloween.

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Chemical Hearts (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersTeens, Pupils, Writers
PlotRelationship, Love, Love at first sight, First love, Depression
PlaceSchool
TimeHalloween
StyleTouching, To cry

When a hopelessly romantic high school senior falls for a mysterious new classmate, it sets them both on an unexpected journey that teaches them about love, loss, and most importantly themselves.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
CharactersFamily
PlotHolidays
TimeNew Year

An imaginary world comes to life in a holiday tale of an eccentric toymaker, his adventurous granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever.

Holidate (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
PlotHolidays, Love, Date
StyleLight, Romantic, Netflix, Uplifting, For girls

Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

Stage Mother (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryCanada
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotFuneral

A conservative church-choir director moves to San Francisco to run her deceased gay son's drag club.

A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:31
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotHolidays, Parenting
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

Amy, Kiki and Carla – three under-appreciated and over-burdened women – rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers.

The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecartoon
CountryFinland, Denmark, Germany, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:21
CharactersFamily, Friends, Single mothers, Wolves
PlotAdventure, Snow, Holidays
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleExciting

A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.

I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:46
CharactersTeens, Serial killers, Single mothers, Pupils, Monsters
PlotSupernatural, Death, Dancing, Pursuit, Snow
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeWinter, Halloween, New Year
StyleAtmospheric, Tense, Depressive

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryHong Kong, USA
Duration02:24
CharactersZombie, Teens, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Holidays
PlaceParty
TimeHalloween

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists, Orphans, Photographers
PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Mystery, Mental disorders, Loneliness, Cars
PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA, Beach, Deserts
TimeHalloween

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

Holidays (2016)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersWitch, Snake, Trainers, Nuns, Monsters
PlotHolidays
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year, Halloween, Night

An anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.

Tales of Halloween (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:03
CharactersMonsters, Witch, Aliens, Wolves, Demons, Hackers, Spiders
PlotDeath, Love, Weapon, Holidays, Fog
TimeHalloween, Night
StyleLight

Ten stories from horror's top directors. Ghosts, ghouls, monsters, and the devil delight in terrorizing unsuspecting residents of a suburban neighborhood on Halloween night. This creepy anthology combines classic Halloween tales with the stuff of nightmares.

Life as It Should Be (2020)
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotFate
StyleLight

Immediately after the birth of their first child, Iris' friend Pieter confesses that he never wanted this child, has been having an affair for a year and will soon be leaving for Africa with his new love.

Fun Size (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Friends, Lesbians, Single mothers
PlotLove, Pursuit
PlaceParty
TimeHalloween
StyleLight

Wren is invited to a Halloween party by her crush, Aaron Riley, but she is also forced by her mother to take her oddball little brother Albert with her when she goes out trick-or-treating on Halloween. When she goes to the party instead, she loses him and must find him before her mother finds out.

Christmas Angel (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Friends, Single mothers, Teachers, Hermits
PlotCancer, Holidays, Fulfillment of desires, Internet
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

While working on a class assignment to write a paper on “My Impossible Christmas Wish,” Olivia Mead quickly takes note of unusual happenings. As her wishes come true, she is convinced the miracles are linked to a mysterious woman she believes is an angel.

A Christmas Melody (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotHolidays
TimeNew Year

Kristin has just had to close her small Manhattan clothing boutique to return to her Ohio home town and live in her parents' former home. It's an adjustment for Kristin and her young daughter— especially when she runs into her former high school rival. Kristen and Emily struggle to find their new normal with the help of the hunky local music teacher.

The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersWarriors, Heroes, Aliens, Strong women, Hunters
PlotAdventure, Holidays
PlaceSpace, Spaceships
TimeNew Year, Future
StyleExciting, Fascinating

Rey leaves her friends to prepare for Life Day as she sets off on an adventure to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. At a mysterious temple, she is hurled into a cross-timeline adventure. Will she make it back in time for Life Day?

Happiest Season (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersOrphans, Lesbians
PlotHolidays
PlaceParty
TimeNew Year
StyleLight

A young woman's plans to propose to her girlfriend while at her family's annual holiday party are upended when she discovers her partner hasn't yet come out to her conservative parents.

Child's Play (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror
CountryFrance, Canada, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersChildrens, Revived toys, Cats, Single mothers
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology
PlaceJapan
StyleCreepy, Tense, Disturbing

Karen, a single mother, gifts her son Andy a Buddi doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature. A contemporary re-imagining of the 1988 horror classic.

Three Days and a Life (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersDogs, Single mothers
PlotDeath
PlaceVillage, Forest
TimeNew Year, Night

Christmas 1999, in a peaceful little village in the Ardennes. The life of a young boy named Antoine will soon be devastated by three tragic events : the death of a dog, the vanishing of a child, and a big ravaging storm.

Dirty God (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, Republic of Ireland
CharactersFamily, Single mothers
PlotFight
PlaceHotels, Night Clubs
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry

Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must take drastic action to reclaim her life.

Notre Dame (2019)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersMilitary, Lawyers, Journalists, Single mothers, Models
PlotDeath, Dancing
PlaceCourt, Hospitals

Maud is an architect and a mother. Due to a misunderstanding, she wins the competition to refurbish the parvis of Notre-Dame. Torn between these responsibilities and love issues, she will go through an emotional storm.

Rattlesnake (2019)
Markimdb: 4.6
CharactersWitch, Single mothers
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Supernatural
PlaceDeserts
StyleDepressive, Tense, Exciting, Disturbing, Fascinating

After a mysterious woman saves her daughter from a deadly snakebite, a single mother must repay the debt by killing a stranger before sundown.

Hustlers (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersGirlfriends, Single mothers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Shopping, Money, Dancing, Seduction, On real events
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Go! (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefamily, sport
CountryAustralia
CharactersTeens, Family, Single mothers
PlotRivalry, Racing, Competitions, Cars
PlaceAustralia, Small cities
StyleLight, Inspirational

Jack is a charismatic larrikin who has just discovered the one thing he's really good at — go-kart racing. With the support of his mentor, Patrick, an old race car driver with a secret past, and his best mates Colin and Mandy, Jack must learn to control his recklessness if he is to defeat the best drivers in Australia, including the ruthless champion Dean, and win the National title.

My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryCanada
Duration01:30
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Cannibals, Serial killers, Miners
PlotSurvival, Holidays, Love triangle, Chase, Fear
PlaceParty, USA, Psychiatric hospitals, Small cities
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Creepy

Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned the town not to celebrate Valentine's Day again. When a group of teenagers decides to defy that order, a murderous maniac in mining gear begins dispatching townsfolk in bloody and creative ways.

Salma's Big Wish (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, family, cartoon
CountryMexico
PlotDeath, Holidays, Ghosts
PlaceMexico
StyleAtmospheric, Light

In the Mexican town of Santa Clara, Salma, a 16 year-old orphan who never got to meet her biological parents, has spent most of her life searching for clues of their identities and whereabouts, that is until she discovers a special book that is filled with stories of the town's past and the history of it's people.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:36
CharactersManiacs, Teens, Friends, Zombie, Spiders, Monsters
PlotDamn things, Supernatural, Investigation, Death, Ghosts, Fear
PlaceSmall cities
TimeHalloween
StyleDisturbing, For a group of friends, Depressive, Tense

Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, Halloween night, 1968. After playing a joke on a school bully, Sarah and her friends decide to sneak into a supposedly haunted house that once belonged to the powerful Bellows family, unleashing dark forces that they will be unable to control.

A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, Belgium
CharactersFamily, Single mothers, Widows
PlotInvestigation, Relationship
StyleDisturbing

A dynamic killer thriller with its finger firmly on the pulse of stark social commentary and shattering suspense. Recently widowed mother of two Sarah is desperate to know who murdered her husband in front of her young son, rendering him mute. Coerced into helping a low-life drug dealer stash narcotics stolen from the local Mr Big, she’s forced into taking drastic action to protect her children, evolving from downtrodden submissive to take-charge vigilante.

Adam (2019)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers, Babies, Widows
PlaceNew York
StyleSmart

Adam, an awkward teen, spends a summer with his older sister, who is part of New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. He meets the girl of his dreams but can't figure out how to tell her he's not the trans man she thinks he is.

10 Days Without Mum (2020)
Markimdb: 5.1
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Mothers, Childrens, Housewives, Large families
PlotHolidays
StyleLight

Antoine is the Head of HR of a big company. Managing people is his thing, so when his overwhelmed wife suddenly decides to go on holiday and leave him with the responsibility of the house and their four kids, he knows it will be a piece of cake for him. But Antoine has drastically underestimated the mess that four mischievous kids can cause...

Hillbilly Elegy (2020)
CharactersTeens, Single mothers
PlaceNature
StyleTouching, Heavy, Makes me think

An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.

Deliver by Christmas (2020)
CharactersCooks
PlotHolidays, Dreams
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Inspirational

Bakery owner Molly meets Josh, a widower who recently moved to town with his young son, but she is also charmed by a mysterious client whom she’s never met in person and she doesn’t realize that they’re the same man.

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:40
CharactersChildrens, Single mothers, Brothers, Firefighters
PlotHolidays, Travel
TimeNew Year
StyleNetflix, Soulful, Light, Atmospheric, Fascinating, To cry

Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers, Teachers, Childrens
PlaceZoos
StyleDisney, By books

An 11-year old boy believes that he is the best detective in town and runs the agency Total Failures with his best friend, an imaginary 1,200 pound polar bear.

A Timeless Christmas (2020)
CharactersActors, Inventors
PlotTime travel, Love, Love at first sight, Supernatural, Holidays
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Light

Charles Whitley travels from 1903 to 2020 where he meets Megan Turner, a tour guide at his historic mansion, and experiences a 21st Century Christmas.

Itsy Bitsy (2019)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSingle mothers, Disabled people, Spiders
PlaceMansions
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Creepy

A family moves into a secluded mansion where they soon find themselves being targeted by an entity taking the form of a giant spider.

The Russian Bride (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:41
CharactersManiacs, Rich, Mothers, Single mothers
PlotMoney, Survival
PlaceEstate
StyleDisturbing

A Russian woman travels to America with her daughter to marry a reclusive billionaire, who turns out to be a psycho who sends their lives spiraling into a living hell.

Little Joe (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, drama, detective
CountryAustria, United Kingdom, Germany, France
CharactersSingle mothers, Dogs, Scientists
PlotHappiness
PlaceLaboratory

A genetically engineered plant scatters its seeds and seems to cause uncanny changes on living creatures. The afflicted appear strange, as if they were replaced - especially for those, who are close to them. Or is it all just imagination? Thus starts a play between various truths,on which end stands the loss of the own identity.

The House Elf (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:21
CharactersWizards, Family, Brownies, Single mothers, Cats
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating

In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an independent mother with a charming 8-year-old daughter Alina comes to this “nice” apartment, new tenants will find out that their living space is not easy, and the real Boggart lives in it. Only here the keeper of the hearth has long been offended by the entire human race and will do all imaginable nastiness, just to be left alone in the ill-fated apartment. But everything changes when the evil witch challenges Homeovy ...

The Wedding Year (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersPhotographers, Friends
PlotWedding, Date, Holidays

A commitment-phobic 27-year old’s relationship is put to the test when she and her boyfriend attend 7 weddings in the same year.

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