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List of the best movies like Noelle (2019): The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Fred Claus, Alone for Christmas, Elf, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Northpole: Open for Christmas, Santa & Cie, Descendants 3, The One and Only Ivan, Fatman.

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Markimdb: 4.8
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:28
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus
PlotTime travel, Divorce, Cheating, Family life, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleCute

Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus, Losers, Brothers, Wizards
PlotLife, Snow, Toys, Family life, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, To cry

Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to shut Santa down, Fred must help his brother to save Christmas.

Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersDogs, Heroes, Family, Talking dogs
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Fancy

When a family visits Grandma's house on Christmas Eve, they leave their dog at home alone. And when burglars try to take the presents from under the tree, the dog must use every trick it knows to stop them.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFamily, Elves, Santa Claus, Gnomes, Orphans
PlotSnow, Holidays
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleTo cry, Touching

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:44
CharactersMonsters, Family, Santa Claus
PlotHolidays
PlaceVillage
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light

Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty creature that hates Christmas, and plots to steal it away from the Whos, whom he equally abhors. Yet a small child, Cindy Lou Who, decides to try befriending the Grinch.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFamily, Elves, Santa Claus
PlotLove, Friendship, Inheritance, Holidays, Rivalry
PlaceHotels, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Soulful, Touching

A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to Mackenzie, she receives some unexpected help from a team of elves headed by the cheerful Clementine, who helps Mackenzie rediscover the true meaning of Christmas.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:31
CharactersElves, Scammers, Santa Claus, Lawyers, Wizards
PlotAdventure, Snow, Toys, Holidays, Gifts
PlaceParis, France
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light

Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must make an emergency trip to Earth with his reindeer to search for a remedy. When he arrives, he must find some allies to save the magic of Christmas.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Pirates, Dragons, Lifeguards, Family
PlotLove, Adventure, Friendship, Sword Battles
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Light, Fascinating

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, comedy, adventure, family, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersMonkeys, Artists, Good people
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceCircus
StyleKind

Ivan is a 400-pound silverback gorilla who shares a communal habitat in a suburban shopping mall with Stella the elephant, Bob the dog, and various other animals. He has few memories of the jungle where he was captured, but when a baby elephant named Ruby arrives, it touches something deep within him. Ruby is recently separated from her family in the wild, which causes him to question his life, where he comes from and where he ultimately wants to be.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
CharactersHired assassins, Heroes, Elves, Santa Claus
PlotFight, Death, Chase
PlaceUSSR
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, Billy, a neglected and precocious 12 year old, hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersDogs, Teens, Family
PlotDancing, Fulfillment of desires, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating, Fancy

Zoey is a talented dancer whose organized life is rudely disrupted when she moves in with her new step-dad and three step-brothers, until she discovers a dog-training app that can get boys to obey her every command. But she soon learns that it isn't the cure-all she had hoped for.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47
CharactersHeroes, Family, Elves, Santa Claus, Street children
PlotAdventure, Snow, Holidays
PlaceVillage, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fancy, Touching

The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersElves, Santa Claus
PlotTravel
TimeNew Year

Kate Pierce is reluctantly spending Christmas with her mom’s new boyfriend and his son Jack. But when the North Pole and Christmas are threatened to be destroyed, Kate and Jack are unexpectedly pulled into a new adventure with Santa Claus.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotSuperpowers, Friendship, Magic Items, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:42
CharactersHeroes, Family, Elves, Santa Claus, Frogs
PlotTravel
PlacePrison, England, London
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting

A father and son who must team up to save Christmas, once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSanta Claus, Lawyers
PlotFriendship
PlaceCourt
TimeNew Year
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

An up-and-coming attorney risks it all to help defend Santa when Christmas is in jeopardy of cancellation.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotBasketball, Body exchange, Supernatural, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceUSA
StyleLight, Soulful

Brian is a 16 year-old who can't play basketball, but he still wants to play like his hero, Kevin Durant. At an Oklahoma City Thunder game, Brian gets chosen to shoot a half court shot which he misses and hits the mascot in the process. Later on, he gets a chance to meet Durant and expresses his desire to play just like him. When Kevin gives Brian the ball, the two unknowingly switch talents.

Markimdb: 3.8
Genrecomedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus, Reporters
PlotFight, Life, Snow, Toys, Cheating
PlaceUSA, Small cities
TimeNew Year
StyleUnexpected ending, To cry

Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas - a talking bear. His daughter's step-dad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration02:18
CharactersDragons, Wolves, Rabbits, Bears, Family
PlotAdventure, Life, Investigation, Friendship, Family life
PlaceForest, USA, Small cities
TimeNight
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales... until she meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliott seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl whose father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs, and the truth about this dragon.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, family
CountryCanada
CharactersFamily, Santa Claus
PlotAdventure, Toys, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman is thrown into an elf competition to become Santa¹s next second-in-command. Put through a series of rigorous training exercises to prepare for the contest, The Miz and another aspiring elf go head-to-head in the hopes of becoming Santa¹s Little Helper.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFamily
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching

As a child, Michael Walker wished every day could be Christmas. That is, until a tragic accident crushed his holiday spirit. Thirty years later, Michael still can't muster any joy for the holidays, despite encouragement from his playful wife and well-intentioned parents. But when his young son faces a tragedy, Michael needs to make amends with his past. A mysterious man named Nick gives Michael a gift and instills in him the courage to find the joy that he lost.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryGermany, Netherlands, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersVampire, Inventors, Tourists
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceCastle
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

Tony, a thirteen-year-old boy on vacation in rural Germany, is fascinated by the idea of vampires. Meanwhile Rudolph, a vampire of "similar" age (313!), encounters trouble when his clan is threatened by a dangerously obsessed hunter. Fate brings these two boys together, as Tony & Rudolph set off an action-packed battle to stop the villain, save Rudolph's family and learn the power of friendship.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Geniuses, Family, Twins
PlotSoccer, Holidays
PlaceCanada
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleFancy, Touching

An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over, he decides to use his unique gift to give the holidays a makeover and his family a Christmas they will never forget.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Germany, Australia
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Spiders, Heroes, Family, Friends
PlotSurvival, Friendship
PlaceFantastic worlds, USA
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Touching

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersFamily
PlotSoccer, Fulfillment of desires
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Touching

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration03:03
CharactersChildrens, Angels, Thieves, Jews, Family
PlotRelationship, Friendship, Religious
PlaceParty, Metro, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleTwisted plot, Inspirational, Heavy, Makes me think, Touching

In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.

Markimdb: 4.8
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Heroes, Immortals, Family, Twins
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Magic, Superpowers
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating, Epic

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Markimdb: 4.1
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan, France
Duration01:44
CharactersDinosaurs, Monsters, Heroes, Family, Plumbers
PlotAdventure, Computer games, Saving the World
PlaceParallel worlds, New York
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, By games, Fascinating

Mario and Luigi, plumbers from Brooklyn, find themselves in an alternate universe where evolved dinosaurs live in hi-tech squalor. They're the only hope to save our universe from invasion by the dino dictator, Koopa.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
Duration02:56
CharactersDogs, Teens, Twins, FBI, Brothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Cancer, Mystery, Gifts
PlaceVillage
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

Markimdb: 6
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersPenguin, Animals, Family, Businessmen, Birds
PlotAdventure, Inheritance, Justice
PlacePrison, Antarctica, Zoos, USA, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry

Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland — and the rest of his world upside-down.





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