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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.

What kind of directors have worked on Christmas movie G movies in the past? Robert Zemeckis and Michael Lembeck both have, as have other great directors.

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Michael Caine, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

Released: 1992

Directed by: Brian Henson

The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy-comedy film and an adaptation of Charles Dickens's 1843 novel A Christmas Carol. It is the fourth in a series of live-action musical ...more

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Cloris Leachman, Sam Elliott, Johnny Galecki

Released: 1989

Directed by: John D. Hancock

Prancer is a 1989 family film starring Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman and Rebecca Harrell and was directed by John D. Hancock. It is set in Three Oaks, Michigan, where town exteriors were filmed. ...more
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June Foray, Paul Frees, Billy De Wolfe

Released: 1969

Directed by: Arthur Rankin, Jr., Jules Bass

Frosty the Snowman is an American animated Christmas family television special based on the song "Frosty the Snowman". The program, which first aired on December 7, 1969 on CBS, was ...more

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Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara, Thelma Ritter

Released: 1947

Directed by: George Seaton

Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies. It stars Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund ...more

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

Released: 1991

Directed by: Ron Lieberman

All I Want for Christmas is a 1991 American romantic comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman and starring Harley Jane Kozak, Lauren Bacall, Thora Birch, Ethan Randall, and Leslie Nielsen. The ...more

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Alec Guinness, Albert Finney, Kenneth More

Released: 1970

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Scrooge is a 1970 musical film adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic 1843 story, A Christmas Carol. It was filmed in London between January and May 1970 and directed by Ronald Neame, and ...more

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Tom Hanks, Steven Tyler, Josh Hutchersonm

Released: 2004

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

The Polar Express is a 2004 American motion capture computer-animated musical Christmas fantasy film based on the children's book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg. Written, produced, and ...more

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Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler, Tim Allen

Released: 2002

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 American romantic comedy-holiday film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the second installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa Clause. It was filmed ...more

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Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Mitchell, Aisha Tyler

Released: 2006

Directed by: Michael Lembeck

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause is a 2006 American fantasy comedy film directed by Michael Lembeck. It is the third and final installment in The Santa Clause trilogy following The Santa ...more

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Christopher Lloyd, Tim Conway, George Wendt

Released: 2009

Directed by: Robert Vince

Santa Buddies is a 2009 direct to video film. It is the fourth installment of the Air Buddies spin-off series as well as the ninth film in the Air Bud franchise. It was released on November 2,

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best G-Rated Christmas Movies
Angela Lansbury, Frank Welker, Jerry Orbach

Released: 1991

Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise

Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 American animated musical romantic fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 30th film in the Walt Disney ...more

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One Magic Christmas Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Harnois, Sarah Polley

Released: 1985

Directed by: Phillip Borsos

One Magic Christmas is a 1985 American Christmas fantasy film directed by Phillip Borsos. It was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and stars Mary Steenburgen and Harry Dean Stanton. It was shot ...more
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Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best G-Rated Christmas Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Brenda Blethyn, Kevin Pollak

Released: 2003

Directed by: LeVar Burton

A young girl, who's best friend moves away near Christmas, is told a tale by her aunt of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
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Noelle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best G-Rated Christmas Movies
Anna Kendrick, Bill Hader, Billy Eichner

Released: 2019

Directed by: Marc Lawrence

Noelle is a 2019 American fantasy adventure Christmas comedy film directed and written by Marc Lawrence. Santa Claus's daughter, Noelle (Anna Kendrick) finds out that she must take over the ...more
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Snow Buddies is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best G-Rated Christmas Movies
Whoopi Goldberg, Kris Kristofferson, Molly Shannon

Released: 2008

Directed by: Robert Vince

Disney s adorable talking puppies are back, and this time they venture to the frosty arctic and team up with new friends in a thrilling dogsled race across Alaska. Join your favorite pups ...more

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