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1. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

Votes: 325,546 | Gross: $59.37M

2. Bad Santa (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

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.

Director: Terry Zwigoff | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham, John Ritter

Votes: 111,119 | Gross: $60.06M

3. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.6
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

Votes: 124,313 | Gross: $0.67M

4. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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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.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 207,263 | Gross: $173.59M

5. White Christmas (1954)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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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.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

Votes: 21,736

6. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

5.2
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22 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 28,585 | Gross: $73.70M

7. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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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.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 30,714

8. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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69 Metascore

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.

Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook | Stars: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 36,312 | Gross: $46.44M

9. Four Christmases (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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41 Metascore

A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.

Director: Seth Gordon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Mary Steenburgen, Robert Duvall

Votes: 49,400 | Gross: $120.14M

10. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Short)

Unrated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.4
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

Votes: 33,366

11. The Christmas Secret (2014 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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While her life is falling apart, single mom Christine finds a magical family heirloom that leads to love and good fortune during Christmas.

Director: Norma Bailey | Stars: Bethany Joy Lenz, John Reardon, Susan Hogan, Michael Hogan

Votes: 917

12. A Christmas Kiss (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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After a spontaneous kiss, a struggling designer ends up falling in love with her demanding boss's boyfriend as she decorates his home for a Christmas party.

Director: John Stimpson | Stars: Elisabeth Röhm, Laura Breckenridge, Brendan Fehr, Jerrika Hinton

Votes: 2,691

13. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 155,052 | Gross: $9.93M

14. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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67 Metascore

A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

Votes: 73,017 | Gross: $81.06M

15. Black Christmas (2006)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.5
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22 Metascore

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.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 20,238 | Gross: $16.24M

16. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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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.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

Votes: 20,377

17. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 22,188

18. Annie Claus is Coming to Town (2011 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.2
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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 »

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Maria Thayer, Sam Page, Randy J. Goodwin, Vivica A. Fox

Votes: 837

19. O. Henry's Full House (1952)

Approved | 117 min | Drama

7.3
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John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, Henry King, Henry Koster, Jean Negulesco | Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain, Farley Granger

Votes: 1,485

20. Saving Santa (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.

Directors: Leon Joosen, Aaron Seelman | Stars: Newell Alexander, Noel Clarke, Joan Collins, Tim Conway

Votes: 1,296

21. Santa's Slay (2005)

R | 78 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.

Director: David Steiman | Stars: Bill Goldberg, Douglas Smith, Emilie de Ravin, Robert Culp

Votes: 7,372

22. Home Alone: The Holiday Heist (2012 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

3.7
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Finn Baxter and his family move from California to Maine to their new house. Finn is terrified and believes the house is haunted. While he sets up traps to catch the "ghost", his parents ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Christian Martyn, Eddie Steeples, Jodelle Ferland, Doug Murray

Votes: 4,456

23. Stepmom (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Ed Harris, Jena Malone

Votes: 47,512 | Gross: $91.03M

24. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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After his parents are murdered, a tormented teenager goes on a murderous rampage dressed as Santa, due to his stay at an orphanage where he was abused by the Mother Superior.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 9,486

25. The Christmas Wish (1998 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

7.1
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Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, Naomi Watts, Alexandra Wilson

Votes: 562

26. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Votes: 50,942 | Gross: $3.05M

27. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.2
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39 Metascore

A struggling songwriter named Dave Seville finds success when he comes across a trio of singing chipmunks: mischievous leader Alvin, brainy Simon, and chubby, impressionable Theodore.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Jason Lee, David Cross, Cameron Richardson, Jane Lynch

Votes: 58,483 | Gross: $217.33M

28. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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The overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Brooke Burns, Henry Winkler, Warren Christie, Connor Christopher Levins

Votes: 1,824

29. A Gift Wrapped Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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Personal shopper Gwen's newest client, Charlie, is a high-rolling, workaholic, single father. When Gwen meets his 8-year-old son, Owen, during a package drop, she is saddened to see just ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Friedlander | Stars: Meredith Hagner, Travis Milne, Anna Van Hooft, Anthony Bolognese

Votes: 393

30. A Season for Miracles (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two children neglected by their incarcerated mother and their protective aunt who is trying to keep them out of the foster system with the help of an angel.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Carla Gugino, Kathy Baker, David Conrad, Laura Dern

Votes: 957

31. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Thriller

6.1
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After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.

Director: Deborah Chow | Stars: Heather Graham, Ellen Burstyn, Kiernan Shipka, Mason Dye

Votes: 6,590

32. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.5
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41 Metascore

The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross, Justin Long

Votes: 32,430 | Gross: $219.61M

33. Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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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.

Director: Michael Campus | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jared Padalecki, Marcia Gay Harden, Aaron Ashmore

Votes: 1,874

34. Borrowed Hearts (1997 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Roma Downey, Eric McCormack, Shawn Thompson, Janet Bailey

Votes: 1,377

35. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and, subsequently, the object of a religious cult.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

Votes: 15,598

36. Look Who's Talking Now (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

4.2
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In this, the third film, it's the pets who do the talking. The Ubriacco's find themselves the owners of two dogs, Rocks, a street wise cross breed, and Daphne, a spoiled pedigree poodle. ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Ropelewski | Stars: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, David Gallagher, Tabitha Lupien

Votes: 22,660 | Gross: $10.34M

37. View from the Top (2003)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

5.2
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27 Metascore

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Kelly Preston, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 21,477 | Gross: $15.59M

38. Lucky Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.7
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A terminally unlucky single mother wonders if she will ever be lucky as Christmas approaches.

Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Gray-Stanford, Mitchell Kummen, Mike Bell

Votes: 679

39. Christmas Story (2007)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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The touching story of how Santa Claus came to be Santa.

Director: Juha Wuolijoki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Otto Gustavsson, Jonas Rinne, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 2,452

40. Christmas Evil (1980)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.

Director: Lewis Jackson | Stars: Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick

Votes: 2,886

41. The Christmas Consultant (2012 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy

5.3
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A sought-after holiday consultant is hired by a workaholic mother to get her family through the holidays.

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Caroline Rhea, Barclay Hope, Eliza Faria

Votes: 305

42. Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

8.0
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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, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate... See full summary »

Directors: Wayne Orr, Paul Reubens | Stars: Paul Reubens, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Grace Jones

Votes: 789

43. Swimming with Sharks (1994)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A young, naive Hollywood studio assistant finally turns the tables on his incredibly abusive producer boss.

Director: George Huang | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Frank Whaley, Michelle Forbes, Benicio Del Toro

Votes: 19,417 | Gross: $0.38M

44. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011 TV Short)

22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.5
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Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke, Rob Riggle

Votes: 921

45. The Cheaters (1945)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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An eccentric wealthy family facing bankruptcy schemes to steal an inheritance, but an alcoholic ex-actor they take in for Christmas charity complicates their plan.

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke, Eugene Pallette, Ona Munson

Votes: 339

46. Undercover Christmas (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.5
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An FBI agent is assigned as the protective custodian of a straight-talking cocktail waitress after she agrees to testify against her tax cheat boyfriend.

Director: Nadia Tass | Stars: Jami Gertz, Shawn Christian, Tyne Daly, Winston Rekert

Votes: 660

47. Night Train (I) (2009)

R | 83 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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Two passengers and the conductor discover that a man has passed away on their night train cabin. They come across a mysterious object in a box the dead man was carrying and they all wish to keep for themselves.

Director: Brian King | Stars: Danny Glover, Leelee Sobieski, Steve Zahn, Matthias Schweighöfer

Votes: 7,996

48. Ms. Scrooge (1997 TV Movie)

G | 87 min | Fantasy, Drama

5.3
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A retelling of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Katherine Helmond, Michael Beach, John Bourgeois

Votes: 272

49. Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A gay student who is "out" at college but not to his family receives an unexpected visit from his boyfriend while at home during the holidays.

Director: Rob Williams | Stars: Keith Jordan, Wyatt Fenner, Steve Callahan, Adamo Ruggiero

Votes: 2,554

50. The Perfect Wedding (2012)

82 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Home for the Christmas holiday, a gay man starts falling for his ex-boyfriend's lover, not knowing that the relationship is a mere pretense.

Director: Scott Gabriel | Stars: James Rebhorn, Kristine Sutherland, Eric Aragon, Jason T. Gaffney

Votes: 513