The Worst Christmas Movies

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The absolute worst Christmas movies ever made, ranked from the most popular to the least, based on the votes of the Ranker community. This list features Christmas movies that bombed in the reviews, many of which are very popular titles.What are the absolute worst Christmas movies ever made?

Though many Christmas films are holiday season classics, they aren't on this list. The only films on this list are movies about Christmas, that are also absolutely terrible. Some are sequels of good films (Home Alone 3) and some star actors who found incredible success elsewhere in their acting careers, but not when it came to holiday films (Affleck and Gandolfini in Surviving Christmas).

This list includes other terrible Christmas titles such as Jingle All the Way, Ernest Saves Christmas, Jack Frost, Fred Claus, and Scrooged. Vote up the most horribly awful Christmas movies below, or add one you absolutely can't stand if it isn't already listed.
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  • A Christmas Story 2
    1
    Daniel Stern, Stacey Travis, Garry Chalk
    517 votes
    • Released: 2012
    • Directed by: Brian Levant
    A Christmas Story 2 is a 2012 film directed by Brian Levant and starring Braeden Lemasters. The movie is a sequel to the 1983 & 1994 films A Christmas Story & My Summer Story respectively, and was ...more

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  • Saving Christmas
    2
    Kirk Cameron, Darren Doane
    581 votes
    • Released: 2014
    • Directed by: Darren Doane
    Kirk's sister's annual Christmas party is about to be ruined by Christian, his brother-in-law, and Kirk realizes he has to show Christian how important Christ is to the holiday season.

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  • An American Carol
    3
    Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Trace Adkins
    332 votes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: David Zucker
    Documentary filmmaker Michael Malone (Kevin Farley) makes movies about America's shortcomings and is now embarking on a campaign to abolish July 4th. However, he meets John F. Kennedy (Chriss Anglin) ...more

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  • Home Alone 3
    4
    Alex D. Linz, Olek Krupa, Rya Kihlstedt
    660 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Raja Gosnell
    When an inept group of criminals tries to get a stolen top-secret computer chip through airport security, it ends up in a toy car in the luggage of the elderly Mrs. Hess (Marian Seldes). Unable to ...more

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  • Elves
    5
    Deanna Lund, Dan Haggerty, D.L. Walker
    263 votes
    • Released: 1989
    • Directed by: Jeffrey Mandel
    Elves is a 1989 American horror film directed by Jeffrey Mandel and starring Dan Haggerty, Deanna Lund and Ken Carpenter.
  • Nothing like the Holidays
    6
    John Leguizamo, Freddy Rodríguez, Elizabeth Peña
    216 votes
    • Released: 2008
    • Directed by: Alfredo De Villa
    It's the Christmas season, and the scattered members of the Rodriguez family converge on their parents' Chicago home to celebrate. But, no family gathering is without its strife. Brother Jesse ...more

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