Christmas movies

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1.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
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The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (97 mins.)
 
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Joyeux Noel (2005)
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In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life. (116 mins.)
 
3.
Love Actually (2003)
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Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
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.
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
 
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The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
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The Bishop's Wife (1947)
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An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage. (109 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
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A Christmas Carol (1951)
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve... (86 mins.)
 
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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
 
10.
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
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The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve. (85 mins.)
Director: Brian Henson
 
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Surviving Christmas (2004)
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A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him. (91 mins.)
Director: Mike Mitchell
 
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The Family Stone (2005)
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An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. (103 mins.)
Director: Thomas Bezucha
 
13.
Four Christmases (2008)
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A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas. (88 mins.)
Director: Seth Gordon
 
14.
Fred Claus (2007)
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Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole. (116 mins.)
Director: David Dobkin
 
15.
The Family Man (2000)
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A fast-lane investment broker, offered the opportunity to see how the other half lives, wakes up to find that his sports car and girlfriend have become a mini-van and wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Brett Ratner
 
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Serendipity (2001)
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A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together. (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
 
17.
While You Were Sleeping (1995)
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A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient. (103 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
18.
Just Friends (2005)
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While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer. (96 mins.)
Director: Roger Kumble
 
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The Holiday (2006)
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Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love. (138 mins.)
Director: Nancy Meyers
 
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Trading Places (1983)
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A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. (116 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
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Gremlins (1984)
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A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town. (106 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
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Home Alone (1990)
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An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation. (103 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
23.
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
 
24.
Bad Santa (2003)
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A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot. (91 mins.)
Director: Terry Zwigoff
 
25.
Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)
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A look at the inspiration behind Thomas Kinkade's painting The Christmas Cottage, and how the artist was motivated to begin his career after discovering his mother was in danger of losing their family home. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Campus
 
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Remember the Night (1940)
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A shoplifter and her prosecuter fall in love, creating tensions in their family lives. (94 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
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Trapped in Paradise (1994)
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Residents of a friendly Pennsylvania town foil three brothers' plan to rob a bank on Christmas Eve. (111 mins.)
Director: George Gallo
 
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Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
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A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Godfrey
 
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The Christmas Shoes (2002 TV Movie)
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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
 
30.
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
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A Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in west Chicago face what may be their last Christmas together. (98 mins.)
 
31.
Elf (2003)
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After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. (97 mins.)
Director: Jon Favreau
 
32.
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
 
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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion. (76 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
 
34.
Noel (2004)
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Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle. (96 mins.)
 
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Arthur Christmas (2011)
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Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours. (97 mins.)
 
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Christmas Child (2004)
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A life-sized nativity leads a man to learn about his past and lost family. (96 mins.)
 
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Christmas in the Clouds (2001)
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A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation... (96 mins.)
Director: Kate Montgomery
 
38.
Homeless for the Holidays (2009)
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A smug executive enjoys the perfect life - until he loses his job, and finds himself working at a burger joint. Now he's falling behind on his bills, and if something doesn't change soon, his family could lose everything by Christmas. (105 mins.)
 
39.
The Christmas Card (2006 TV Movie)
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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.)
 
40.
Happy Christmas, Miss King (1998 TV Movie)
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While Felix is away at the War the people of Avonlea try to have a good Christmas, but Miss King is suddenly badly hurt and she may not live... (120 mins.)
Director: Stefan Scaini
 
41.
The Night Before Christmas (1994)
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Two brothers who hate themselves are going to spend Christmas with their mother. She tries to get them together. (107 mins.)
Director: Terence Hill
 
42.
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
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Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree. (90 mins.)
 
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Jingle All the Way (1996)
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A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas, however, every store is sold out of them, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one. (89 mins.)
Director: Brian Levant
 
44.
Christmas Comes to Willow Creek (1987 TV Movie)
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Willow Creek, Alaska, is going through a depression because the local cannery has shut down putting many of the residents out of work... (93 mins.)
Director: Richard Lang
 
45.
The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972 TV Movie)
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A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946, wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past. (75 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
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A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be. (114 mins.)
 
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The Ref (1994)
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve. (96 mins.)
Director: Ted Demme
 
48.
Silent Night (2002 TV Movie)
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Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front... (100 mins.)
Director: Rodney Gibbons
 
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A Christmas Visitor (2002 TV Movie)
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A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The... (100 mins.)
 
50.
The Ice Harvest (2005)
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A shady lawyer attempts a Christmas Eve crime, hoping to swindle the local mob out of some money. But his partner, a strip club owner, might have different plans for the cash. (92 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
51.
Le père Noël est une ordure (1982)
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Two neurotics, working for a suicide hotline on the night of Christmas Eve, get caught up in a catastrophe when a pregnant woman, her abusive boyfriend, and a transvestite visit their office. (88 mins.)
 
52.
Christmas in Canaan (2009 TV Movie)
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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
 
53.
It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
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A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners. (116 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
54.
We're No Angels (1955)
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
55.
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987 TV Movie)
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Kermit and his friends spend Christmas staging a surprise visit to Fozzie Bear's mother's farm. (47 mins.)
Director: Peter Harris
 
56.
Mrs. Miracle (2009 TV Movie)
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Overwhelmed widower Seth Webster is searching for a housekeeper to help him with his unruly six year old twin sons. "Mrs. Miracle" mysteriously appears and quickly becomes an irreplaceable nanny, chef, friend... and matchmaker. (90 mins.)
 
57.
It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002 TV Movie)
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On Christmas Eve, an angel petitions God to send help for Kermit the Frog who has lost all hope after losing the Muppet Theatre. (100 mins.)
 
58.
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
 
59.
A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008 TV Movie)
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When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally. (60 mins.)
 
60.
One Special Night (1999 TV Movie)
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Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave... (92 mins.)
Director: Roger Young
 
61.
The Christmas Choir (2008 TV Movie)
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Nineteen days before Christmas, accountant Peter Brockman is dumped by his fiancée, Jill, because of... (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Svatek
 
62.
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
 
63.
Annabelle's Wish (1997 Video)
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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another. (54 mins.)
Director: Roy Wilson
 
64.
Elmo Saves Christmas (1996 Video)
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Elmo wishes that it would be Christmas every day, but with the help of Santa's reindeer-in-training, Lightning, he learns that might not be such a good idea when he sees the future. (60 mins.)
Director: Emily Squires
 
65.
The Christmas Toy (1986 TV Movie)
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When no people are around, the toys still play in the playroom. But since a toy will be frozen forever if a person catches it out of position... (50 mins.)
Director: Eric Till
 
66.
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
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A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas. (48 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
 
67.
A Midnight Clear (1992)
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This WW2 psychological drama plays out at Christmas. US GIs hold an isolated cabin in the Ardennes against a handful of Germans cut off from their main force. Combat-weary and short of rations, both sides are determined to survive. (108 mins.)
Director: Keith Gordon