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1. 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

2. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

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.

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Nursall, Harris Goldberg, Michael Allin | Director: Arlene Sanford | Stars: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna, Gary Cole

6. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother

Writers: Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric LeBow | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

7. Mrs. Miracle (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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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.

Writers: David Golden, Debbie Macomber | Director: Michael Scott | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Erin Karpluk, Doris Roberts, Michael Strusievici

8. 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 one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Miklós László | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

9. Help for the Holidays (2012 TV Movie)

Family, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Writers: Abbey Cleland, Bob Sáenz | Director: Bradford May | Stars: Summer Glau, Eva LaRue, John Brotherton, Dan Gauthier

10. A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013 TV Movie)

Romance

6.9
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Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous about meeting her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiancé, Will Mitchum. Alice's trip becomes more ... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Kymlicka | Director: Jonathan Wright | Stars: Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, Lawrence Dane, Scott Gibson

11. A Christmas Wish (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in... See full summary »

Writer: Craig Clyde | Director: Craig Clyde | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann, K.C. Clyde, Tess Harper

12. Christmas Belle (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Romance

5.3
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With her California hometown in the rear-view mirror, Belle heads north on business to facilitate the estate sale of a mansion. While the job is a dream, the client, Hunter Lowell, is not. ... See full summary »

Writer: Joany Kane | Director: Alex Wright | Stars: Haylie Duff, Nicholas Gonzalez, Mark Famiglietti, C. Thomas Howell

13. 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

14. Christmas in the City (2013 TV Movie)

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

5.9
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With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When ... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Kymlicka | Director: Marita Grabiak | Stars: Ashley Williams, Jon Prescott, Ashanti, Shanola Hampton

15. The Apartment (1960)

Approved | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

16. A Grandpa for Christmas (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Bert is an old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer, who's retired from showbiz and estranged from his daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter, Becca. Bert, about to sell his house and move into a ... See full summary »

Writer: David Alexander | Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Katherine Helmond, Juliette Goglia, Richard Libertini

17. All I Want for Christmas (2007 TV Movie)

Family, Romance

5.7
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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 »

Writer: Marc Prey | Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Gail O'Grady, Greg Germann, Robert Mailhouse, Jimmy 'Jax' Pinchak

18. The Snowman (1982)

26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.2
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Wordless (save for the song "Walking in the Air") animated adventure about a young English boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on ... See full summary »

Writer: Raymond Briggs | Directors: Dianne Jackson, Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: David Bowie, Raymond Briggs

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

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

7.2
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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 »

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

20. Batman: Arkham Origins (2013 Video Game)

Action, Crime, Mystery

8.7
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Years before the Arkham incidents, the neophyte Dark Knight finds himself the target of an open murder contract courtesy of Black Mask that draws the likes of Deathstroke, Deadshot, and Bane. The Penguin threatens the Falcone family.

Writers: Bob Kane, Corey May, M. Dooma Wendschuh, Ryan Galletta | Directors: Eric Holmes, Stefan Leblanc | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Laura Bailey, Troy Baker, JB Blanc

21. Will You Merry Me? (2008 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

6.0
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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 »

Writer: Karen McClellan | Director: Nisha Ganatra | Stars: Wendie Malick, Cynthia Stevenson, Vikki Krinsky, Tommy Lioutas

22. Love's Christmas Journey (2011 TV Movie)

240 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her ... See full summary »

Writers: George Tierney, Janette Oke | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Natalie Hall, JoBeth Williams, Greg Vaughan, Dylan Bruce

23. A Golden Christmas (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.6
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Jessica is a federal lawyer who returns to her parent's home for Christmas. When she discovers that the house where she grew up was sold to a stranger, Jessica look for ways to buy it back ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Cipriani | Director: John Murlowski | Stars: Andrea Roth, Nicholas Brendon, Elisa Donovan, Bruce Davison

24. Come Dance with Me (2012 TV Movie)

Family

6.4
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Jack (Andrew McCarthy) is an executive in a financial brokerage firm trying to impress the firms president, Drew Clayton (Chris Gillett), in hopes of a promotion. However, Jack is dating ... See full summary »

Writer: Kevin Commins | Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Michelle Nolden, Stephanie Mills, Mary Long

25. A Christmas Song (2012 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Music

5.8
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Romance blossoms between two music teachers who compete for the same job.

Writer: Kevin Commins | Director: Timothy Bond | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Gabriel Hogan, Amanda Thomson, Brittany Adams

26. The Christmas Box (1995 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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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.

Writers: Richard Paul Evans, Greg Taylor | Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Richard Thomas, Maureen O'Hara, Annette O'Toole, Kelsey Mulrooney

27. Lucky Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

Drama, Family, Romance

5.5
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A terminally unlucky single mother wonders if she will ever be lucky as Christmas approaches.

Writers: Sheri Davenport, Harry Winer | Director: Gary Yates | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Jason Gray-Stanford, Mitchell Kummen, Mike Bell

28. Christmas with a Capital C (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Family

4.7
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An attorney returns to his small home town in Alaska and quickly rocks the boat by getting an injunction against the nativity display tradition and attacking Christmas.

Writer: Andrea Gyertson Nasfell | Director: Helmut Schleppi | Stars: Ted McGinley, Brad Stine, Nancy Stafford, Daniel Baldwin

29. So This Is Christmas (2013)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.6
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Ashley lives in the fast lane until a handyman invades her life and she's directing a Christmas play for underprivileged kids. She runs into her ultimate soul mate. They may live happily ever after unless her step brother gets her killed.

Writers: Deborah Foster, Richard Foster | Director: Richard Foster | Stars: Eric Roberts, Vivica A. Fox, Lexi Ainsworth, Titus Makin Jr.

30. Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010 TV Movie)

Romance

5.9
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A magazine journalist who no longer celebrates Christmas visits the quaint town of Mistletoe to blog about an inspirational - albeit questionably delusional - man who parades around pretending to be the real Santa Claus.

Writer: Robert Tate Miller | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Christine Taylor, Christopher Wiehl, William Morgan Sheppard, Lin Shaye

31. The Santa Incident (2010 TV Movie)

88 min | Comedy, Family

5.1
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After his sleigh is shot down while flying through restricted military airspace, an earthbound Santa is sought for questioning by a pair of overzealous Homeland Security agents. The fate of... See full summary »

Writer: Jeffrey Scott Simmons | Director: Yelena Lanskaya | Stars: Ali Lyons, Scott Graham, James Cosmo, Ione Skye

32. No Man's Land (1987)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid

33. The Christmas Pageant (2011 TV Movie)

Comedy, Romance

5.7
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When a temperamental Broadway director is fired from yet another job, she is forced to direct a community Christmas pageant.

Writer: Mark Valenti | Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Candice Azzara, Edward Herrmann

34. Absence of Malice (1981)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of an union head, the man's life begins to unravel.

Writer: Kurt Luedtke | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon

35. The National Tree (2009 TV Movie)

Drama

5.8
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A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.

Writers: David Kranes, Lloyd Fonvielle, J.B. White | Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Evan Williams, Kari Matchett, Paula Brancati

36. The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012 TV Short)

24 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.0
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A young boy whose dog has just died moves into the house in whose backyard the snowman was built. Finding a photograph of the snowman the boy rebuilds him,fashioning a snow dog out of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Raymond Briggs, Hilary Audus, Joanna Harrison | Director: Hilary Audus

37. Home for Christmas (1990 TV Movie)

Drama, Family

5.4
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An old thief befriends a young child.

Writers: Peter Ferri, Peter McCubbin | Director: Peter McCubbin | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Simon Richards, Lesley Kelly, Chantellese Kent

38. The Christmas Consultant (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy

5.3
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The Lifetime Original Movie The Christmas Consultant stars David Hasselhoff as a sought-after consultant hired by a workaholic mother to get her family through the holidays.

Writers: Brian Sawyer, Gregg Rossen | Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Caroline Rhea, Barclay Hope, Eliza Faria

39. Last Ounce of Courage (2012)

PG | 101 min | Drama

4.3
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11 Metascore

The son of a fallen soldier, years after his father's death, tries to reconnect with his grandfather, who is still grieving the loss of his child.

Writers: Darrel Campbell, Gina Headrick, Richard Headrick | Directors: Darrel Campbell, Kevin McAfee | Stars: Marshall R. Teague, Jennifer O'Neill, Rusty Joiner, Fred Williamson

40. Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama

5.8
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In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.

Writer: Gregory Goodell | Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Jami Gertz, Dylan Walsh, Aaron Pearl, Julia Maxwell

41. A Hobo's Christmas (1987 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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An old hobo finds the family he walked out on 20 years before.

Writers: Joe Byrne, Jeb Rosebrook | Director: Will Mackenzie | Stars: Barnard Hughes, Gerald McRaney, Wendy Crewson, William Hickey

42. Bah Humduck!: A Looney Tunes Christmas (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 46 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.3
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In this adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, Daffy Duck is the greedy proprietor of the Lucky Duck Mega-Mart and all he can think about is the money to be made during the ... See full summary »

Writer: Ray De Laurentis | Director: Charles Visser | Stars: Joe Alaskey, Bob Bergen, Billy West, June Foray

43. The Christmas Carol (1949 TV Short)

25 min | Drama, Short, Fantasy

6.2
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Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Arthur Pierson | Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Vincent Price, Taylor Holmes, Patrick Whyte, Robert Clarke

44. John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979 TV Movie)

50 min | Family, Comedy, Music

8.0
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In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.

Writers: Herbert Baker, Bob Finkel | Director: Tony Charmoli | Stars: John Denver, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

45. The Perfect Gift (2009)

Drama

7.1
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A spoiled schoolgirl, her overworked executive mother, and a disillusioned young minister each receives an uplifting message about friendship, commitment, and the truest meaning of Christmas from a friendly, but mysterious drifter.

Writer: Jefferson Moore | Director: Jefferson Moore | Stars: Jefferson Moore, Christina Fougnie, Matt Wallace, Tom Luce

46. Kirstie and Phil's Perfect Christmas (2010 TV Mini-Series)

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Stars: Kirstie Allsopp, Phil Spencer

47. Christmas at Cadillac Jack's (2007 TV Movie)

58 min | Family

7.2
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The premise of the story surrounds an unexpected road trip to find a long-lost daughter on Christmas Eve... See full synopsis »

Writers: Donald Davenport, Jeff Wood | Director: Jeff Wood | Stars: Patty Cabrera, Joseph Campanella, Courtney Crook, Kevin Dobson

48. The Candlemaker (1957)

13 min | Animation, Short

6.7
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A candlemaker entrusts his young son with the task of making candles for their church on Christmas Eve.

Directors: Joy Batchelor, John Halas

49. Lauras Weihnachtsstern (2006 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Family

5.2
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Writers: Piet De Rycker, Rolf Giesen, Thilo Rothkirch, Klaus Baumgart | Directors: Piet De Rycker, Thilo Rothkirch | Stars: Céline Vogt, Sandro Iannotta, Brit Gülland, Heinrich Schafmeister

50. Kirstie's Crafty Christmas (2013 TV Movie)

47 min

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Director: Lisa McCann | Stars: Kirstie Allsopp, Chris Bracey, Bill Jarvis, Ellie Jarvis