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The Best G-Rated Christmas Movies

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List of G-Rated Christmas movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated Christmas movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated Christmas movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated Christmas movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top G-Rated Christmas movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great G-Rated Christmas movie films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated Christmas movie film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

This is a list that features movies like The Polar Express and The Santa Clause 2.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best G-Rated Christmas movies?" and "What are the most famous G-Rated Christmas movies?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

Use this list if you're looking for some new Christmas movies that are rated G. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great Christmas movies rated G, so get out there and start watching.

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  • The Muppet Christmas Carol1
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    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Michael Caine, Frank Oz

    Released1992

    Directed byBrian Henson

    The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy-comedy film and an adaptation of...  more
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  • Frosty the Snowman2
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    Frosty the Snowman

    June Foray, Paul Frees

    Released1969

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

    Frosty the Snowman is an American animated Christmas family television special based on the...  more
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  • Miracle on 34th Street3
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    Miracle on 34th Street

    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara

    Released1947

    Directed byGeorge Seaton

    Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and...  more
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  • The Polar Express4
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    The Polar Express

    Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler

    Released2004

    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

    The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas...  more
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  • Prancer5
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    Prancer

    Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott

    Released1989

    Directed byJohn D. Hancock

    Prancer is a 1989 family film starring Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman and Rebecca Harrell and...  more
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  • Scrooge6
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    Scrooge

    Alec Guinness, Albert Finney

    Released1970

    Directed byRonald Neame

    Scrooge is a 1970 musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic 1843 story, A Christmas...  more
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  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer7

    Released1964

    Directed byLarry Roemer, Kizo Nagashima

    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Christmas television special produced in stop motion...  more
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  • All I Want for Christmas8
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    All I Want for Christmas

    Lauren Bacall, Leslie Nielsen

    Released1991

    Directed byRon Lieberman

    All I Want for Christmas is a 1991 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman...  more
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  • Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas9
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    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

    Milton Berle, Frank Welker

    Released1999

    Directed byJean-François Laguionie, Alex Mann

    Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas is a direct-to-video animated Christmas movie made by Walt...  more
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  • Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas10
    5
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    Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas

    Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille

    Released2004

    Directed byMatthew O'Callaghan, Carole Holliday, Theresa Cullen

    Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas is a 2004 computer-animated direct-to-video fantasy...  more
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  • The Santa Clause 211
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    The Santa Clause 2

    Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

    Released2002

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 American romantic comedy-holiday film directed by Michael...  more
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  • A Very Merry Pooh Year12
    2
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    A Very Merry Pooh Year

    Jim Cummings, Michael Gough

    Released2002

    Directed byEd Wexler

    Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year is a direct-to-video Winnie the Pooh anthology film...  more
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  • A Charlie Brown Christmas13
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    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Bill Melendez, Peter Robbins

    Released1965

    Directed byBill Melendez

    A Charlie Brown Christmas is a musical animated television special based on the comic strip...  more
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  • Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town14
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    Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

    Mickey Rooney, Fred Astaire

    Released1970

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

    Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town is a 1970 stop motion television special, made by Rankin-Bass....  more
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  • The Year Without a Santa Claus15
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    The Year Without a Santa Claus

    Mickey Rooney, Shirley Booth

    Released1974

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

    The Year Without a Santa Claus is a 1974 Christmas stop motion animated television special...  more
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  • Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey16
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    Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey

    Roger Miller, Brenda Vaccaro

    Released1977

    Directed byArthur Rankin, Jules Bass

    Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey is a Christmas television special produced in stop...  more
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  • Noelle17
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    Noelle

    Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader

    Released2019

    Directed byMarc Lawrence

    Noelle is a 2019 American fantasy adventure Christmas comedy film directed and written by Marc...  more
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  • The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause18
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    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

    Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Lembeck

    The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by...  more
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  • Santa Buddies19
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    Santa Buddies

    Christopher Lloyd, Tim Conway

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Vince

    Santa Buddies is a 2009 direct to video film. It is the fourth installment of the Air Buddies...  more
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  • Snow Buddies20
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    Snow Buddies

    Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson

    Released2008

    Directed byRobert Vince

    Disney s adorable talking puppies are back, and this time they venture to the frosty arctic...  more
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  • White Christmas21
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    White Christmas

    Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye

    Released1954

    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    White Christmas is a 1954 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Michael Curtiz and...  more
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  • The Star22
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    The Star

    Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez

    Directed byTimothy Reckart

    The Star is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated Christian adventure comedy film directed by...  more
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  • Blizzard23
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    Blizzard

    Whoopi Goldberg, Brenda Blethyn

    Released2003

    Directed byLeVar Burton

    A young girl, who's best friend moves away near Christmas, is told a tale by her aunt of a...  more
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  • The Legend of Frosty the Snowman24
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    The Legend of Frosty the Snowman

    Burt Reynolds, Larry Miller

    Released2005

    Directed byGreg Sullivan

    The Legend of Frosty the Snowman is a 2004 direct-to-video animated film produced by Classic...  more
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  • One Magic Christmas25
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    One Magic Christmas

    Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Harnois

    Released1985

    Directed byPhillip Borsos

    One Magic Christmas is a 1985 American Christmas fantasy film directed by Phillip Borsos. It...  more
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