The Best Christmas Movies Films

The Best Christmas Movies

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List Criteria: Vote for your personal favorite Christmas movie films, regardless of how popular or successful they were at the box office.

A list of all the best christmas movies ever made, many of which are streaming on Netflix and Amazon Prime. This christmas movie movie list can be sorted by cast, year, director and more. This list of christmas movie films also contains christmas movie movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. This christmas movie films list can also be copied to start your own. This list, though, contains the best christmas movies of all time, as voted on by fans of the films This christmas movie movie list can be sorted by alphabetically, by director, by year and more, but is currently ordered from best to worst. Vote for the best movies on the list and see them rise to the top.

List of christmas movie films includes christmas movie movie titles that can be clicked on for more information about the film. Get your social network's opinion by re-ranking the list, making it votable then sharing it on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or more.

These are the top films in the christmas movie genre, meaning that each and every one of these is a movie with at least a single element of the christmas movie genre in it. Be it the motifs of the christmas movie genre or just some of the most common archetypes.

If you're a fan of The Christmas Gift or Bushfire Moon, make sure you give them some love. If we missed any christmas movies on this list, please add them to the list yourself, as this is an open list which means you can add any movies whenever you like (choices are subject to moderation). The films on this list cover the most famous christmas movies of all time and are voted on by people who really care about christmas movie movie lists.
You can find the release information for any of the films listed below. It's often available in the data set, so you can even find the cast of some of these by clicking on the names of the christmas movies. List includes photos and christmas movie movie trailers next to the names of the movies.

This list has everything from Fred Claus to The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D.

Whether you're at home and want to watch these christmas movies on DVD, streaming Blu-ray or streaming, or if you're seeing them in theatres for the first time, this is a list of good christmas movies that can be helpful in either situation to see where they all stack up. So from the latest, to the greatest christmas movies, here is the full christmas movies list, ordered from best to worst.

Christmas movie movies have been directed by some pretty famous names, including Danny Boyle and John Ford.

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    A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #4 on the original list
    A Charlie Brown Christmas Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins, Geoffrey Ornstein

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    Home Alone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #6 on the original list
    Home Alone Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    The Santa Clause is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #12 on the original list
    The Santa Clause Tim Allen, Frank Welker, Peter Boyle

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    Miracle on 34th Street is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #5 on the original list
    Miracle on 34th Street Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

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    A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #27 on the original list
    A Christmas Carol Ann Rutherford, Gene Lockhart, Leo G. Carroll

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    National Lampoon's Christmas V... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #3 on the original list
    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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    White Christmas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #10 on the original list
    Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney

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    A Christmas Story is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #2 on the original list
    A Christmas Story Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Zack Ward

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    The Santa Clause 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #36 on the original list
    The Santa Clause 2 Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #7 on the original list
    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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    Elf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #9 on the original list
    Elf Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Peter Dinklage

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    The Muppet Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #19 on the original list
    The Muppet Christmas Carol Michael Caine, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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    Jingle All the Way is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #22 on the original list
    Jingle All the Way Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman

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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #70 on the original list
    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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    Christmas with the Kranks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #41 on the original list
    Christmas with the Kranks Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen

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    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #8 on the original list
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Janis Orenstein

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    Scrooge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #31 on the original list
    Scrooge Patrick Macnee, Alastair Sim, Jack Warner

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    The Family Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #40 on the original list
    The Family Man Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle

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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #20 on the original list
    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry

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    The Polar Express is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #14 on the original list
    The Polar Express Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm

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    A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #18 on the original list
    A Christmas Carol George C. Scott, Susannah York, David Warner

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    Scrooged is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #11 on the original list
    Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis

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    Deck the Halls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Deck the Halls Gabrielle Carteris, Steve Bacic

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    The Bishop's Wife is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #49 on the original list
    The Bishop's Wife Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young

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    The Bells of St. Mary's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #51 on the original list
    The Bells of St. Mary's Ingrid Bergman, Bing Crosby, Una O'Connor

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    Deck The Halls is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Deck The Halls Jerry Reynolds, Natalie Bridegroom Harris, Rachel Rutledge

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    Disney's Christmas Favourites is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #88 on the original list
    Disney's Christmas Favourites

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    Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #50 on the original list
    Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol Jim Backus, Paul Frees, Royal Dano

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    Fred Claus is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #54 on the original list
    Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Spacey

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    Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #63 on the original list
    Beauty and the Beast Tim Curry, Haley Joel Osment, Christopher Lee

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    Bad Santa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

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    Bad Santa Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Cloris Leachman

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #15 on the original list
    The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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    Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes C... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Christmas Movies
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    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #43 on the original list
    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Milton Berle, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings

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    All I Want for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #80 on the original list
    Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch

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    A Christmas Carol is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #56 on the original list
    A Christmas Carol Patrick Stewart, Dominic West, Richard E. Grant

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    Babes in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #61 on the original list
    Babes in Toyland Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Henry Brandon

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    Deck the Halls is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #66 on the original list
    Deck the Halls Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick

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    Holiday Inn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #25 on the original list
    Holiday Inn Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin

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    Ernest Saves Christmas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #44 on the original list
    Ernest Saves Christmas Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Patty Maloney

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    The Night They Saved Christmas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #73 on the original list
    The Night They Saved Christmas Jaclyn Smith, Art Carney, Paul Williams

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    Casper's Haunted Christmas is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Casper's Haunted Christmas Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Brad Garrett

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    We're No Angels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #57 on the original list
    We're No Angels Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Basil Rathbone

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    I'll Be Home for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #75 on the original list
    I'll Be Home for Christmas Jessica Biel, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Gary Cole

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    This Christmas is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup

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    Surviving Christmas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Surviving Christmas Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate

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    How the Sith Stole Christmas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    How the Sith Stole Christmas Ted Bracewell, Ben Fletcher, Angela Duke

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    The Nativity Story is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #30 on the original list
    The Nativity Story Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Siddig

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    A Grandpa for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    #106 on the original list
    A Grandpa for Christmas Ernest Borgnine, Katherine Helmond, Jamie Farr

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    Borrowed Hearts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Christmas Movies

    Eric McCormack, Roma Downey, Héctor Elizondo

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