best christmas movies

A list, just in time, that includes my all-time favs of christmas movies
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1.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
2.
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004 TV Movie)
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On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception? (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
 
3.
A Christmas Carol (2009)
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An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions. (96 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
4.
A Christmas Story (1983)
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In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. (94 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
 
5.
Ri¢hie Ri¢h's Christmas Wish (1998 Video)
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After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born... (84 mins.)
Director: John Murlowski
 
6.
Call Me Claus (2001 TV Movie)
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When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named... (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Werner
 
7.
The Christmas List (1997 TV Movie)
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Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't... (96 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
8.
The Santa Clause (1994)
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When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place. (97 mins.)
Director: John Pasquin
 
9.
The Christmas Blessing (2005 TV Movie)
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A young doctor encounters romance and deals with his past when he returns to his hometown during the holidays. (96 mins.)
Director: Karen Arthur
 
10.
The Last Holiday (2009)
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The story of a family's holiday from hell The were just on a short camping trip when they were witnesses to a terrible shooting... (50 mins.)
Director: Mark Callum
 
11.
The Perfect Holiday (2007)
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A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother. (96 mins.)
Director: Lance Rivera
 
12.
The Christmas Shoes (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young boy tries to get a pair of Christmas shoes for his dying mother, while a lawyer tries to deal with the break-up of his marriage. (100 mins.)
Director: Andy Wolk
 
13.
Christmas in Canaan (2009 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
DJ and Rodney don't like each other from the start. Rodney thinks DJ is an ignorant white farm boy,... (86 mins.)
Director: Neill Fearnley
 
14.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995 TV Series)
Episode: Eloise at Christmastime (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A 6-year-old girl tries to reunite a young woman with a former boyfriend before she marries another. (120 mins.)
 
15.
Unlikely Angel (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Dolly Parton portrays a country music performer who meets an untimely demise, but cannot enter heaven until she performs a good deed back on earth... (95 mins.)
Director: Michael Switzer
 
16.
Frosty the Snowman (1969 Short Film)
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A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat. (25 mins.)
 
17.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
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On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town. (104 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
18.
Jack Frost (1998)
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A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever. (101 mins.)
Director: Troy Miller
 
19.
Prancer (1989)
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A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding. (103 mins.)
Director: John Hancock
 
20.
Home Alone (1990)
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An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
21.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
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One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. (120 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
22.
Home Alone 3 (1997)
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Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed. (102 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
23.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing. (96 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
24.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 Short Film)
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Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
25.
Jeff Dunham's Very Special Christmas Special (2008 Documentary)
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The multi-platinum selling comedian performs his first holiday-themed stand-up special with his friends. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Simon
 
26.
Borrowed Hearts (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Kathleen's a hard-working single mother, who's saving to buy a house for herself and her daughter, Zoe... (91 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
27.
Holiday in Handcuffs (2007 TV Movie)
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A struggling artist working as waitress kidnaps one of her customers to bring home and meet her parents at Christmas. (86 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
28.
The Christmas Card (2006 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
US soldier visits the town from where an inspirational Christmas card was sent to him by a church group that mails cards out to servicemen as a goodwill effort. (84 mins.)