THE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGEby gin_ynia | last updated - 19 Nov 2013 | Public
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1. A Christmas Story (1983)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 112,517 | Gross: $19.29M
2. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
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3. White Christmas (1954)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
Votes: 23,959 | Gross: $30.00M
4. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 311,847 | Gross: $7.27M
5. The Polar Express (2004)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
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.
Votes: 136,713 | Gross: $183.37M
6. Christmas Do-Over (2006 TV Movie)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Kevin tries to be involved with his son and ex-wife's family for Christmas. During dinner, he thought his Christmas *day* couldn't be more screwed; his son suddenly wishes it was Christmas ... See full summary »
7. Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009 TV Movie)
PG | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Santa's in the midst of a "late-life" crisis--he's tired of the responsibilities of the job and he's ready to let his business-minded daughter, Mary, take over. Mary feels torn between the ... See full summary »
8. Borrowed Hearts (1997 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Kathleen's a hard-working single mother, who's saving to buy a house for herself and her daughter, Zoe. Sam's a businessman who has to pretend he has a family in order to close a deal with ... See full summary »
9. All I Want for Christmas (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Family, Romance
Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest. But Jessie's winning entry, "All I Want for Christmas is a Husband for my Mom," has ... See full summary »
10. Three Days (2001 TV Movie)
120 min | Family, Fantasy
Ten years ago, Andrew married his childhood sweetheart, Beth. Now Andrew's a high-powered literary agent, but his relationship with his wife has not fared as well. When Beth is tragically ... See full summary »
11. All She Wants for Christmas (2006 TV Movie)
G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young accountant tries to save a toy factory where she works from being closed down, while also pursuing a romance with the mysterious new factory worker who comes to her small town.
12. Holiday Switch (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Paula and her family are struggling with bills a week before Christmas. She falls down a laundry chute which leads her to another life in which her husband is her wealthy ex-boyfriend. ... See full summary »
13. The Road to Christmas (2006 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
It's a few days before Christmas. As they have always done, widowed schoolteacher Tom Pullman, his thirteen year old daughter Hilly Pullman and their pet dog Toby are driving from their ... See full summary »
14. Holiday Wishes (2006 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Danni Hartford, party planner to the King family, wants to find her sister. Britney, the Kings' spoiled 15-year-old daughter, wants a horse. On a nearby horse farm, Rachel is treated like a... See full summary »
15. Will You Merry Me? (2008 TV Movie)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Rebecca, from an upper class Los Angeles family, and Henry, from choir-singing, tradition-bound Midwestern roots, are in love. Henry pops the question just before Christmas and the kids ... See full summary »
16. Recipe for a Perfect Christmas (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 120 min | Comedy
A newly appointed food critic finds her life turned upside down when her uninhibited mother arrives announced at Christmas. Desperate to offload her, she enlists the help of a young chef, with surprising results.
17. All About Christmas Eve (2012 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 71 min | Comedy, Romance
'Tis the Season for Evelyn Wright, literally, she is a party planner in NYC. At the last minute Eve finds out that one of her agency's top clients is throwing a HUGE Christmas event, in LA,... See full summary »
18. Merry In-Laws (2012 TV Movie)
PG | 88 min | Family, Fantasy
A recently engaged woman plans a get-together so her parents can meet her fiancé's family. It turns out that his parents are Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
19. A Christmas Wedding Date (2012 TV Movie)
PG | 83 min | Comedy, Romance
After Rebecca is fired, she goes back home to see her mother for the holidays where she also attend a wedding on Christmas Eve.
20. Secret Santa (2003 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Family
Newspaper reporter Rebecca Chandler, who feels she got no fair chance to prove her worth in her three years career, looks forward to a Hawaian holiday with her fiancé Ryan, but instead of a... See full summary »
21. Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011 TV Movie)
83 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
This year, Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa ... See full summary »
22. A Town Without Christmas (2001 TV Movie)
91 min | Drama, Family
In the small town of Seacliff, Wash., a child's letter to Santa Claus captures the nation's attention. When the little boy, Chris, writes that he wishes to leave this world so he will no longer be a burden to his divorcing parents, a race begins to find him before he harms himself.
23. The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006 TV Movie)
85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.
24. Naughty or Nice (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Holiday humbug Krissy Kringle receives a special delivery intended for Santa Claus, the Naughty or Nice book he left behind while visiting a child, and uses the power of the book to expose ... See full summary »
25. Matchmaker Santa (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a ... See full summary »
26. A Christmas Wedding (2006 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Emily and Ben met on Christmas day now plan to marry on this Christmas day almost two years later. Then Emily must attend work, and leaves the wedding plans up to Ben. Problems arise when ... See full summary »
27. 12 Wishes of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A woman must set things right, when a mysterious lady named Noel grants her 12 wishes and they magically come true for Christmas.
31. Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004 TV Movie)
96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, ... See full summary »
32. Help for the Holidays (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance
Sara Vancamp ('Eva LaRue') is a busy mom with no Christmas spirit. Christine (Summer Glau), an elf from Santa's village who wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the ... See full summary »
34. The Christmas Blessing (2005 TV Movie)
TV-G | 96 min | Drama, Family, Romance
A young doctor encounters romance and deals with his past when he returns to his hometown during the holidays.
35. Eve's Christmas (2004 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family
A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
36. Mrs. Miracle (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
37. The Town Christmas Forgot (2010 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family
On his way to a luxury resort for the Christmas holiday, banker Charles Benson's car breaks down, so his family gets stuck in Nowhere, Colorado, a sleepy town which seems to be dying since ... See full summary »
39. Rare Exports (2010)
R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.
Votes: 21,780 | Gross: $0.26M
40. A Christmas Tale (2008)
Not Rated | 150 min | Comedy, Drama
The troubled Vuillard family is no stranger to illness, grief, and banishment, but when their matriarch requires a bone-marrow transplant, the estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas.
Votes: 5,821 | Gross: $1.06M