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The Best PG Christmas Movies

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Here are the best PG Christmas movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG Christmas movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG Christmas movie movie of all time is. This list of popular PG 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 PG Christmas movie 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 PG Christmas movie films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG Christmas movie film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Elf and The Nightmare Before Christmas are included on this list.

If you're trying to find out "What are the best PG Christmas movies?" and "What are the most famous PG 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 PG. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great Christmas movies rated PG, so get out there and start watching.

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    Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell
    Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and written by David...  more

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    This special is a 1966 American animated television film special directed by Chuck Jones. It...  more

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    Home Alone

    Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci
    Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes...  more

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    The Snowman and The Snowdog is a 2012 animated short film. It is the sequel to The Snowman,...  more
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    The Santa Clause

    Tim Allen, Frank Welker
    The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy family comedy film directed by John Pasquin. It is...  more

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    National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chevy Chase
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    Rashida Jones, J.K. Simmons
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    It's a Wonderful Life

    James Stewart, Donna Reed
    It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and...  more

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    The Muppet Christmas Carol

    Michael Caine, Frank Oz
    The Muppet Christmas Carol is a 1992 American musical fantasy-comedy film and an adaptation of...  more

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    Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

    Donald Trump, Macaulay Culkin
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara
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    The Grinch

    Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones
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    Miracle on 34th Street

    Natalie Wood, Maureen O'Hara
    Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 Christmas film written and directed by George Seaton and...  more

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  • 15

    A Christmas Carol

    George C. Scott, Susannah York
    A Christmas Carol is a 1984 television film adaptation of Charles Dickens' famous 1843 holiday...  more
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    Ernest Saves Christmas

    Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain
    Ernest Saves Christmas is a 1988 Christmas comedy film directed by John R. Cherry III and...  more
  • 18

    Arthur Christmas

    Eva Longoria, Hugh Laurie
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    Shrek the Halls

    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy
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  • 20

    A Christmas Prince

    Rose McIver, Ben Lamb
    A Christmas Prince is a 2017 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Alex Zamm....  more
  • 21

    The Princess Switch

    Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio
    The Princess Switch is a 2018 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed by Michael...  more
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  • 23

    A Christmas Story

    Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon
    A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film based on the short stories and...  more

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    A Princess for Christmas

    Roger Moore, Katie McGrath
    A Princess for Christmas is a 2011 comedy drama family romance film written by Janeen Damian...  more
  • 25

    A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby

    Rose McIver, Sarah Douglas
    A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby is a 2019 American Christmas romantic comedy film directed...  more