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The absolute worst Christmas movies ever made, ranked from the most popular to the least, based on the votes of the Ranker community. This list features Christmas movies that bombed in the reviews, many of which are very popular titles.What are the absolute worst Christmas movies ever made?
 
Though many Christmas films are holiday season classics, they aren't on this list. The only films on this list are movies about Christmas, that are also absolutely terrible. Some are sequels of good films (Home Alone 3) and some star actors who found incredible success elsewhere in their acting careers, but not when it came to holiday films (Affleck and Gandolfini in Surviving Christmas).

This list includes other terrible Christmas titles such as Jingle All the Way, Ernest Saves Christmas, Jack Frost, Fred Claus, and Scrooged. Vote up the most horribly awful Christmas movies below, or add one you absolutely can't stand if it isn't already listed.
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A Christmas Story 2 Daniel Stern, Stacey Travis, Garry Chalk

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Saving Christmas Kirk Cameron, Darren Doane

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An American Carol Paris Hilton, Kelsey Grammer, Bill O'Reilly

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Home Alone 3 Scarlett Johansson, Seth Smith, Marian Seldes

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Just Friends Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, Amy Smart

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Elves Deanna Lund, Dan Haggerty, D.L. Walker

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Christmas Carol: The Movie Kate Winslet, Nicolas Cage, Michael Gambon

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This Christmas Chris Brown, Idris Elba, Jessica Stroup

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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Connie Sellecca, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse

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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Pia Zadora, Bill McCutcheon, Ned Wertimer

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Surviving Christmas Ben Affleck, Jennifer Morrison, Christina Applegate

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Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July Mickey Rooney, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

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Mixed Nuts Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart

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Santa's Slay James Caan, Fran Drescher, Bill Goldberg

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Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 Tara Buckman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Linnea Quigley

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Christmas Caper Shannen Doherty, Ty Olsson, David Lewis

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Jack Frost Michael Keaton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kelly Preston

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Ernest Saves Christmas Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Patty Maloney

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The Nativity Story Oscar Isaac, Ciarán Hinds, Alexander Siddig

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Santa Claus José Elías Moreno, Amando Arriola, Jose Luis Aguirre

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Friday After Next Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Katt Williams

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Black Christmas Michelle Trachtenberg, Lacey Chabert, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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The Christmas That Almost Wasn't Rossano Brazzi, Mischa Auer, Valentino Macchi

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Nothing like the Holidays Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, John Leguizamo

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Bush Christmas John McCallum, Chips Rafferty, Nicky Yardley

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Santa Buddies Christopher Lloyd, Tim Conway, George Wendt

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The Santa Clause 2 Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

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Four Christmases Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn

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Jingle All the Way Arnold Schwarzenegger, Big Show, Phil Hartman

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Prancer Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott, Johnny Galecki

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Fred Claus Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Kevin Spacey

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The Perfect Holiday Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Terrence Howard

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A Merry Friggin' Christmas

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All I Want for Christmas Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen, Thora Birch

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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

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Beethoven's Christmas Adventure John Cleese, Tom Arnold, Dee Bradley Baker

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Silent Night, Deadly Night Tara Buckman, Linnea Quigley, Lilyan Chauvin

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Deck the Halls Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Broderick

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One Magic Christmas Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Harnois, Sarah Polley

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The Night Before Keanu Reeves, Lori Loughlin, Theresa Saldana

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Scrooge Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

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Christmas with the Kranks Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Tim Allen

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jim Carrey, Anthony Hopkins, Bryce Dallas Howard

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Bad Santa Lauren Graham, Billy Bob Thornton, Cloris Leachman

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I'll Be Home for Christmas Jessica Biel, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Gary Cole

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Worst Christmas Movies
The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman

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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin, Tim Curry

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Gremlins Steven Spielberg, Corey Feldman, Phoebe Cates

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Scrooged Bill Murray, Robert Mitchum, Miles Davis