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List Rules Vote up films released in the '60s where the Christmas season is a main theme of the film

The best ‘60s Christmas movies will you make you feel warm and fuzzy all over. Some of the most recognizable faces in Christmas movie history can be found right here, such as Ed Wynn, Sally Dryer, Boris Karloff, and more! If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, these 1960s Christmas films are definitely for you. 

While there were not a ton of Christmas-themed releases in the 1960s, the films that did come out are genre classics. Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang appear in A Charlie Brown Christmas, while Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman star in films of their own. In addition, one of the Christmas season’s best villains, The Grinch, shows up in the cartoon version of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The film was later remade with Jim Carrey in the title role. And we certainly can’t forget the most recognizable Christmas figure of them all-- Santa Claus! This list features French filmmaker Jean Eustache's take on Good St. Nick in the short film, Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes. It stars top French New Wave icon, Jean-Pierre Léaud.

Vote up the best 1960s Christmas movies, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section! 

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies

The Best Christmas Movies of All Time The Best Disney Princesses

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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stol... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Boris Karloff, June Foray, Hal Smith

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A Charlie Brown Christmas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
A Charlie Brown Christmas Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins, Geoffrey Ornstein

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Frosty the Snowman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
Frosty the Snowman June Foray, Paul Frees, Billy De Wolfe

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The Little Drummer Boy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies

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Babes in Toyland is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
Babes in Toyland Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk

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The Christmas That Almost Wasn... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
The Christmas That Almost Wasn't Rossano Brazzi, Mischa Auer, Valentino Macchi

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Santa Claus Conquers the Marti... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Pia Zadora, Bill McCutcheon, Ned Wertimer - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes Jean Piere Leaud, Jean Eustache, René Gilson

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The Veterinarian's Adopted Chi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
The Veterinarian's Adopted Children Dirch Passer, Lone Hertz

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The Magic Christmas Tree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
The Magic Christmas Tree Willard W. Willingham, Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei, Chris Kroesen

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A Carol for Another Christmas is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '60s Christmas Movies
A Carol for Another Christmas Peter Sellers, Britt Ekland, Eva Marie Saint