The best 2000’s Christmas movies are full of family fun, Yuletide romance, black comedy, and a dash of holiday horror. The '00s paved the way for hilarious Christmas feature films, as well as a few adorably cheesy Christmas rom-coms.
As far as Christmas rom-coms, this list features several beloved films, including Love Actually (starring Hugh Grant) and The Family Stone. Billy Bob Thornton shows us the other side of Christmas in the raunchy comedy Bad Santa, also featured on this list of the top 2000s Christmas movies. Billy Bob also stars in another Christmas black comedy. Co-written by Pulitzer-winning novelist Richard Russo and directed by the late Harold Ramis, The Ice Harvest is one of the funniest and best 2000s Christmas films.
Also on this list you’ll find Reindeer Games, legendary director Jonathan Frankenheimer’s last theatrically-released movie. Vote up the best '00s Christmas movies below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.
- Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy ...more
- Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting ...more
- In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville. Reluctantly joined ...more
- Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude ...more
- Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) has been in the role of Santa for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best one ever. But the world of the "Merry Old Soul" turns upside down when he's ...more
- Snowglobe is a 2007 television film starring Christina Milian, Josh Cooke, Matt Keeslar, Luciana Carro and Lorraine Bracco. The film was produced by ABC Family and first aired on December 15, 2007 in ...more
- A computer-animated omnibus featuring five shorts starring classic Disney characters. The shorts include "Belles of Ice," in which Daisy Duck and Minnie Mouse's friendship comes under strain during ...more
- Finally alone for the holidays, Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) plan to eschew the Christmas traditions and take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. This doesn't sit well with ...more
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys is a 2001 computer-animated feature film directed by Bill Kowalchuk for GoodTimes Entertainment. It was released on video and DVD on ...more
- Holiday in Handcuffs is an American crime comedy television movie that originally aired on ABC Family on December 9, 2007, as a part of the network's 25 Days of Christmas programming block. The film ...more
- Eloise at Christmastime is a live-action film based on the 1958 book of the same name written by Kay Thompson and illustrated by Hilary Knight. The film was produced by Handmade Films and DiNovi ...more
- Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime ...more
- Barbie in the Nutcracker is a 2001 computer animated and motion capture-based direct-to-video Barbie film directed by Owen Hurley. It was the first Barbie film since 1987's Barbie and the Rockers: ...more
- Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate (Tea ...more
- When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. ...more
- Of the two Claus brothers, Fred (Vince Vaughn) is the troublemaker and polar opposite of his saintly sibling, Nicholas (Paul Giamatti). When Fred's criminal ways finally land him in big trouble, ...more
- Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialIn this dark comedy, the crotchety Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton) and his partner (Tony Cox) reunite once a year for a holiday con. Posing as a mall Santa and his elf, they rip off shopping ...more
- Steve (Matthew Broderick), suburban dad and Christmas enthusiast, finds a wrinkle in his well-ordered existence with the arrival of his new neighbor Danny (Danny DeVito). Danny has big dreams and ...more
- Though London awaits the joyful arrival of Christmas, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Jim Carrey) thinks it's all humbug, berating his faithful clerk and cheerful nephew for their view. Later, Scrooge ...more
- Shrek the Halls is a television special that premiered on the American television network ABC on Wednesday, November 28, 2007. The thirty minute Christmas special was directed by Gary Trousdale and ...more
- Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse is the first direct-to-video movies spin-off from Disney Junior and Disney Channel animated television series Disney's House of Mouse.
- It's A Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie is a 2002 NBC television film, directed by Kirk Thatcher and written by Tom Martin and Jim Lewis and stars Whoopi Goldberg, David Arquette, Joan Cusack, the ...more
- Celebrity photographer Connor Mead (Matthew McConaughey) lives life in the fast lane, committed to bachelorhood and simultaneous relationships with multiple women. On the eve of his brother's ...more
- Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year is a direct-to-video Winnie the Pooh anthology film released in 2002 which features the 1991 Christmas TV special Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too, as well as ...more
- Everett Stone (Dermot Mulroney) wants to bring his girlfriend, Meredith Morton (Sarah Jessica Parker), to meet his bohemian Connecticut family at Christmas. Straitlaced Meredith, feeling she needs ...more