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

    #4 on the original list
    Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins, Geoffrey Ornstein

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    #5 on the original list
    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy

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    The Santa Clause

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

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    Miracle on 34th Street

    #6 on the original list
    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

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    A Christmas Carol

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

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    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    #3 on the original list
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase, Juliette Lewis

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    White Christmas

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

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    A Christmas Story

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

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    The Santa Clause 2

    #36 on the original list
    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
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    Elf

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

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    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    #18 on the original list
    Michael Caine, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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    Jingle All the Way

    #23 on the original list
    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman

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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

    #72 on the original list
    Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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    Christmas with the Kranks

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

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    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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    Scrooge

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

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    The Family Man

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

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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    #21 on the original list
    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry

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

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    A Christmas Carol

    #19 on the original list
    George C. Scott, Susannah York, David Warner

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    Scrooged

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

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    Deck the Halls

    Gabrielle Carteris, Steve Bacic

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    The Bishop's Wife

    #50 on the original list
    Cary Grant, David Niven, Loretta Young

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    The Bells of St. Mary's

    #52 on the original list
    Ingrid Bergman, Bing Crosby, Una O'Connor

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    Deck The Halls

    Jerry Reynolds, Natalie Bridegroom Harris, Rachel Rutledge

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    Disney's Christmas Favourites
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    Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol
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    Fred Claus

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

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    Beauty and the Beast

    #65 on the original list
    Tim Curry, Haley Joel Osment, Christopher Lee

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    Bad Santa

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    Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Cloris Leachman

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    #15 on the original list
    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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    Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas
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    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

    #45 on the original list
    Milton Berle, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings

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    All I Want for Christmas

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

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    A Christmas Carol

    #57 on the original list
    Patrick Stewart, Dominic West, Richard E. Grant

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    Babes in Toyland

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

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    Deck the Halls

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

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    Holiday Inn

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

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    Ernest Saves Christmas

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

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    The Night They Saved Christmas

    #74 on the original list
    Jaclyn Smith, Art Carney, Paul Williams

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    Casper's Haunted Christmas

    Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Brad Garrett

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    We're No Angels

    #56 on the original list
    Humphrey Bogart, Peter Ustinov, Basil Rathbone

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    I'll Be Home for Christmas

    #75 on the original list
    Jessica Biel, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Gary Cole

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    This Christmas

    Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup

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    Surviving Christmas

    Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate

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    How the Sith Stole Christmas

    Ted Bracewell, Ben Fletcher, Angela Duke

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    The Nativity Story

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

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    A Grandpa for Christmas

    #104 on the original list
    Ernest Borgnine, Katherine Helmond, Jamie Farr

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    Borrowed Hearts

    Eric McCormack, Roma Downey, Héctor Elizondo

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