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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.

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

2. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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63 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

3. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Mitch Glazer, Michael O'Donoghue, Charles Dickens | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

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

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.5
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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.

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

5. Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.2
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Writers: Romeo Muller, Robert May, Johnny Marks | Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Burl Ives, Paul Soles, Larry D. Mann

6. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

6.3
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A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" ... See full summary »

Writers: Valentine Davies, George Seaton, John Hughes | Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

7. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

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.

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

8. Fred Claus (2007)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.6
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42 Metascore

Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.

Writers: Dan Fogelman, Jessie Nelson | Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins

9. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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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.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Jerry Juhl | Director: Brian Henson | Stars: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson

10. Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (2013)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

4.3
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28 Metascore

Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.

Writer: Tyler Perry | Director: Tyler Perry | Stars: Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter, Larry the Cable Guy

11. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

7.2
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A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

12. All I Want for Christmas (1991)

G | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.0
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Hallie and Ethans divorced mother is about to remarry. When Hallie goes to visit Santa Claus, she asks for an unusual gift - she wants her parents back together again.

Writers: Thom Eberhardt, Richard Kramer | Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Harley Jane Kozak, Jamey Sheridan, Ethan Embry, Kevin Nealon

13. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.

Writers: Ed Turner, B. Kline | Director: John R. Cherry III | Stars: Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Oliver Clark, Noelle Parker

14. One Day (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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48 Metascore

After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

Writer: David Nicholls | Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Tom Mison

15. A Christmas Carol (1951)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Noel Langley | Director: Brian Desmond Hurst | Stars: Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Mervyn Johns

16. Deck the Halls (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

4.8
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28 Metascore

Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

Writers: Matt Corman, Chris Ord, Don Rhymer | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Davis

17. The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)

R | 97 min | Comedy

6.8
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44 Metascore

Four socially troubled 18-year-olds from the south of England go on holiday to Malia.

Writers: Iain Morris, Damon Beesley | Director: Ben Palmer | Stars: James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas, Simon Bird

18. The Impossible (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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73 Metascore

The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Writers: Sergio G. Sánchez, María Belón | Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Oaklee Pendergast

19. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 51 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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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.

Writers: William J. Keenan, Phyllis McGinley | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

20. Holiday Inn (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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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.

Writers: Claude Binyon, Elmer Rice, Irving Berlin | Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

21. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Writers: Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis | Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

22. Just Friends (2005)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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47 Metascore

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.

Writer: Adam 'Tex' Davis | Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein

23. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.4
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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.

Writer: Romeo Muller | Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Jackie Vernon, Billy De Wolfe, Jimmy Durante, Paul Frees

24. Home Alone 4 (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

2.3
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Kevin McCallister's parents have split up. Now living with his mom, he decides to spend Christmas with his dad at the mansion of his father's rich girlfriend, Natalie. Meanwhile robber Marv... See full summary »

Writers: John Hughes, Debra Frank, Steve L. Hayes | Director: Rod Daniel | Stars: French Stewart, Erick Avari, Barbara Babcock, Jason Beghe

25. Young & Beautiful (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

After losing her virginity, Isabelle takes up a secret life as a call girl, meeting her clients for hotel-room trysts. Throughout, she remains curiously aloof, showing little interest in the encounters themselves or the money she makes.

Writer: François Ozon | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Marine Vacth, Géraldine Pailhas, Frédéric Pierrot, Fantin Ravat

26. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.9
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An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Roger O. Hirson | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

27. A Christmas Carol (1938)

Passed | 69 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Dickens, Hugo Butler | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Reginald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn

28. Hats Off to Christmas! (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Mia (Duff), the loyal and hard-working manager of her small town's Christmas hat shop, is blindsided when her boss of over ten years asks her to train his son, Nick (Cupo), for a vacant ... See full summary »

Writers: Deanna Talcott, Deborah Majinska, Jennifer Notas | Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Haylie Duff, Antonio Cupo, Jay Brazeau, Sean Michael Kyer

29. Love at the Christmas Table (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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A man realizes that his best friend since childhood is the woman that he loves.

Writer: Patrick J. Hobby | Director: Rachel Goldenberg | Stars: Danica McKellar, Dustin Milligan, Lea Thompson, Scott Patterson

30. Prancer (1989)

G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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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.

Writer: Greg Taylor | Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Sam Elliott, Cloris Leachman, Rutanya Alda, Abe Vigoda

31. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.4
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34 Metascore

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy

Writers: Sam Harper, Craig Titley, Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., Ernestine Gilbreth Carey | Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Eugene Levy

32. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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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.

Writers: Lionel Houser, Adele Comandini, Aileen Hamilton | Director: Peter Godfrey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner

33. Fantasy Island (1977–1984)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Tales of visitors to a unique resort island that can fulfill literally any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected.

Creator: Gene Levitt | Stars: Ricardo Montalban, Hervé Villechaize, Christopher Hewett, Wendy Schaal

34. Pete's Christmas (2013 TV Movie)

PG | 86 min | Family, Fantasy

6.2
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An overlooked middle child finds himself in the unexpected spotlight when he realizes his family's terrible Christmas day keeps repeating. As the only one experiencing the day over and over... See full summary »

Writers: Peter McKay, Gregg Rossen, Brian Sawyer | Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Zachary Gordon, Molly Parker, Rick Roberts, Wesley Morgan

35. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Writers: Chris Columbus, Charles S. Haas | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

36. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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An adaptation of the famous novel.

Writers: Peter Barnes, Charles Dickens | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Joel Grey, Ian McNeice

37. Christmas Mail (2010)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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In this holiday romantic comedy, a mysterious woman who works at the post office answering Santa's mail captures the heart of a disillusioned postal carrier

Writers: Lorene Lacey, Steven Palmer Peterson | Director: John Murlowski | Stars: Ashley Scott, A.J. Buckley, Lochlyn Munro, Rolonda Watts

38. The Vicar of Dibley (1994–2007)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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A boisterous female minister comes to serve in an eccentricly conservative small town's church.

Stars: Dawn French, Gary Waldhorn, James Fleet, Trevor Peacock

39. Six Days Seven Nights (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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51 Metascore

Robin Monroe, a New York magazine editor, and the gruff pilot Quinn Harris must put aside their mutual dislike if they are to survive after crash landing on a deserted South Seas island.

Writer: Michael Browning | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Harrison Ford, Anne Heche, David Schwimmer, Jacqueline Obradors

40. The Ref (1994)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

Writers: Marie Weiss, Richard LaGravenese | Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Judy Davis, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.

41. Walking on Sunshine (2014)

97 min | Musical, Romance

5.1
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Set to the music of popular hit songs from the 1980s. A beautiful coastal village, present day Italy. After a whirlwind romance, Maddie is preparing to marry gorgeous Italian Raf, and has ... See full summary »

Writer: Joshua St Johnston | Directors: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini | Stars: Greg Wise, Annabel Scholey, Giulio Berruti, Hannah Arterton

42. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

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

43. A Princess for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

Writers: Janeen Damian, Michael Damian | Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Katie McGrath, Roger Moore, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner

44. Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)

G | 140 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.3
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11-year-old Lisa has no time for toys; she's too busy taking care of her siblings and cooking for her mother. During the Christmas Eve blizzard, Lisa travels to Toyland in Wizard of Oz-like... See full summary »

Writers: Glen MacDonough, Paul Zindel | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Richard Mulligan, Eileen Brennan, Keanu Reeves

45. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

G | 26 min | Family, Fantasy, Short

8.0
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The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Burny Mattinson, Tony Marino, Ed Gombert, Don Griffith, Alan Young, Alan Dinehart | Director: Burny Mattinson | Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith, Will Ryan

46. Home for the Holidays (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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56 Metascore

After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.

Writers: Chris Radant, W.D. Richter | Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Holly Hunter, Anne Bancroft, Robert Downey Jr., Charles Durning

47. A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007 Video)

G | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.9
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Dennis Christmas is a Dennis The Menace version of A Christmas Carol where Mr. Wilson plays his own version of Scrooge. While Dennis has problems of his own with the neighborhood bully, he ... See full summary »

Writer: Kathleen Laccinole | Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Maxwell Perry Cotton, Robert Wagner, Louise Fletcher, Isaac Durnford

48. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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After his parents are murdered, a young 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.

Writers: Paul Caimi, Michael Hickey | Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

49. Christmas Town (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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A week before Christmas Liza McCann visit her estranged father who strangely lives in a town decked out for the holidays and is full of Christmas spirit. Strange events immediately occur ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron McGee | Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Nicole de Boer, Patrick Muldoon, Gig Morton, Garry Chalk

50. Mixed Nuts (1994)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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14 Metascore

The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Delia Ephron | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Steve Martin, Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Anthony LaPaglia