Christmas

Movies I like to watch around Christmastime. :)
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1.
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
 
2.
A Garfield Christmas Special (1987 Short Film)
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Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma. (30 mins.)
 
3.
Life with Louie: A Christmas Surprise for Mrs. Stillman (1994 Short Film)
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Comedian Louie Anderson tells a story of one Christmas when he was a kid, growing up in Wisconsin, and how he and his dad brought Christmas cheer to a woman who appeared to have none. (21 mins.)
“ This is one of my very favorite specials to watch at Christmas. I loved Life with Louie. ” - RocGrl87
 
4.
White Christmas (1954)
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
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
 
6.
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
 
7.
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
 
8.
Scrooged (1988)
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A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
9.
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
 
10.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 Short Film)
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville. (26 mins.)
 
11.
Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983 Short Film)
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece. (26 mins.)
Director: Burny Mattinson
“ Honestly, this is probably my favorite version of A Christmas Carol. Haha. I've been watching it since I was a kid. I watch it every year. ” - RocGrl87
 
12.
A Flintstone Christmas (1977 TV Movie)
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When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him. (60 mins.)
 
13.
The Jetsons (1962 TV Series)
Episode: A Jetson Christmas Carol (1985)
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What do Santa Claus and George Jetson have in common? They both have to work on Christmas eve! That mean old Mr... (25 mins.)
 
14.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. (47 mins.)
Director: Larry Roemer
 
15.
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970 TV Movie)
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A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus. (48 mins.)
 
16.
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
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When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind. (51 mins.)
 
17.
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 Short Film)
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An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem. (24 mins.)
 
18.
The Little Drummer Boy (1968 Short Film)
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An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem. (25 mins.)
 
19.
Jack Frost (1979 TV Movie)
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The Groundhog tells the story of how, for once, Jack Frost became human, and helped a knight win his lady love. (48 mins.)
 
20.
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
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
Frosty's Winter Wonderland (1976 Short Film)
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Frosty's kind of lonely, so the kids think of making him a wife, Crystal. But will Jack Frost let them be happy? (25 mins.)
 
23.
Frosty Returns (1992 Short Film)
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The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas. (24 mins.)
 
24.
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
“ I like to watch this on Thanksgiving, but it works for Christmas as well of course. ” - RocGrl87
 
25.
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
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
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
 
28.
The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
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Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus. (104 mins.)
Director: Michael Lembeck
 
29.
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
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Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas. (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Lembeck
 
30.
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
 
31.
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
 
32.
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
 
33.
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr... (53 mins.)
Director: Abe Levitow
 
34.
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
 
35.
Unlikely Angel (1996 TV Movie)
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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
 
36.
A Smoky Mountain Christmas (1986 TV Movie)
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A country/western singer on a trip through the Tennessee mountains runs into a reclusive backwoodsman--and a witch. (94 mins.)
Director: Henry Winkler
 
37.
A Mom for Christmas (1990 TV Movie)
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A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life. (96 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
38.
Three Days (2001 TV Movie)
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Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent... (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Switzer
 
39.
Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
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With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute. (99 mins.)
Director: Joe Roth
 
40.
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
 
41.
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
 
42.
Mixed Nuts (1994)
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The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays. (97 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
 
43.
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
 
44.
Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)
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Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long... (49 mins.)
 
45.
Little Women (1933)
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War... (115 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
46.
Little Women (1949)
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The March sisters -- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy -- struggle to make ends meet in their New England household... (122 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
47.
Little Women (1994)
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The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America. (115 mins.)
 
48.
Comfort and Joy (2003 TV Movie)
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The life of Jane Berry was all materialist, until one Christmas Eve, she is involved in a car accident that changes her life forever... (85 mins.)
 
49.
Snowglobe (2007 TV Movie)
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A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe. (86 mins.)
Director: Ron Lagomarsino
 
50.
The Nativity Story (2006)
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A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph's life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus. (101 mins.)
 
51.
The Polar Express (2004)
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A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. (100 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
 
52.
This Christmas (2007)
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A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years. (117 mins.)
 
53.
A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994 TV Movie)
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Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real-life. (69 mins.)
Director: Joanna Romersa
 
54.
The Christmas Box (1995 TV Movie)
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A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel. (100 mins.)
Director: Marcus Cole
 
55.
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.)
 
56.
A Chipmunk Christmas (1981 TV Movie)
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Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin gives away his cherished harmonica to a sick little boy. Meanwhile... (30 mins.)
Director: Phil Monroe
 
57.
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 Short Film)
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Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus. (25 mins.)
Director: Bill Melendez
 
58.
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991 TV Movie)
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While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment... (95 mins.)
Director: Charles Jarrott
 
59.
12 Dates of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)
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A story that follows Kate, a young woman who after a horrible blind date on Christmas Eve, wakes up to find she is re-living that same day and date all over again. (90 mins.)
Director: James Hayman
 
60.
A Diva's Christmas Carol (2000 TV Movie)
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A remake of the Dicken's classic, "A Christmas Carol" featuring a very nasty pop singer who gets a reality check by three Christmas spirits. (120 mins.)
 
61.
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
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It's turn of the century America when Andrew and Veronica first meet - by crashing into each other.... (102 mins.)
 
62.
You've Got Mail (1998)
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Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet. (119 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ I sometimes watch this at Thanksgiving, too. ” - RocGrl87
 
63.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
64.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
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A gentle man, with scissors for hands, is brought into a new community after living in isolation. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
65.
Serendipity (2001)
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A couple search for each other 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
 
66.
Eight Crazy Nights (2002)
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Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits. (76 mins.)
Director: Seth Kearsley
 
67.
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
 
68.
Holiday Inn (1942)
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
69.
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
 
70.
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
 
71.
Christmas in Connecticut (1992 TV Movie)
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Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. But when her manager... (93 mins.)
 
72.
Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976 TV Movie)
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Rudolph must find for Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight, New Year's Eve. (60 mins.)
 
73.
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
 
74.
Black Christmas (1974)
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ Not really a "Merry Christmas" sort of movie, but if you like slasher/thriller movies set in a holiday setting, then you might like this or the remake. ” - RocGrl87
 
75.
Black Christmas (2006)
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An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. (84 mins.)
Director: Glen Morgan
“ Not really a "Merry Christmas" sort of movie, but if you like slasher/thriller movies set in a holiday setting, then you might like this or the original. ” - RocGrl87
 
76.
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