Christmas Comedy of Modern Eraby mainemoviefanaticDaisy | created - 04 Sep 2011 | updated - 06 Dec 2011 | Public
Comedic Christmas Movies of the Modern Era. Be sure to check out my other Christmas lists.
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1. Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Three children and their father move from Los Angeles, California to Edmonton, Alberta. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall, they find counterfeit cash, inadvertently help catch crooks, and make a discovery about Santa.
Votes: 1,767 | Gross: $0.08M
Part of a Holiday 4 Film Collector's Set with 3 dramas. If you like this family adventure, check out Unaccompanied Minors.
2. Mr. St. Nick (2002 TV Movie)
100 min | Comedy, Fantasy
King Nicholas XX is ready to retire and pass the throne to his son, Nick St Nicholas. But Nick is a no-show, preferring his lavish seaside lifestyle and his sexy girlfriend. Only a miracle can save Christmas.
I really like this one.
3. Once Upon a Christmas (2000 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Santa is discouraged by a lack of Christmas spirit and wants to quit, but his daughter, Kristin, begs for one more chance to prove to him that there is hope for the world.
4. Twice Upon a Christmas (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When the North Pole faces destruction at the hands of Santa Claus' malicious daughter, her long-lost sister must travel home and save Christmas.
5. Call Me Claus (2001 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy, Family
When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network she gets more than she bargained for. Nick ... See full summary »
6. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.
Votes: 9,779 | Gross: $23.72M
8. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 41,066 | Gross: $139.24M
9. 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 BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.
Votes: 115,909 | Gross: $19.29M
10. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.
Votes: 9,216 | Gross: $16.65M
If you like this family adventure, check out Christmas in Wonderland.
11. Christmas in the Clouds (2001)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A classic comedy of mistaken identity and romance set during the holiday season at a ski resort that is owned and operated by a Native American Nation. Shot on location at The Sundance ... See full summary »
Romantic Comedy based on mistaken identity.
12. 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 »
Christmas meets Groundhog Day.
13. All I Want for Christmas (1991)
G | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A brother and sister attempt to bring their divorced parents back together for Christmas.
Votes: 3,710 | Gross: $14.81M
Family Adventure - children trying to get their parents back together.
14. 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 »
Double Feature with A Boyfriend for Christmas
15. A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception?
Double Feature with Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus
16. Holiday in Handcuffs (2007 TV Movie)
86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
A struggling artist working as waitress kidnaps one of her customers to bring home and meet her parents at Christmas.
Triple Feature with Snow/Snow 2
17. Snowglobe (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe.
Triple Feature with Santa Baby 2/Christmas in Boston
18. The Holiday (2006)
PG-13 | 138 min | Comedy, Romance
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
Votes: 206,337 | Gross: $63.22M
Romantic Comedy at the holiday.
19. Unlikely Angel (1996 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Dolly Parton portrayed a country music performer who meets an untimely demise, but cannot enter heaven until she performs a good deed back on Earth, to get a workaholic widower and his ... See full summary »
20. 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.
21. A Dennis the Menace Christmas (2007 Video)
G | 83 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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 »
23. Deck the Halls (2006)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family
Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Votes: 18,967 | Gross: $35.09M
24. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 33,537 | Gross: $73.78M
25. Jingle All the Way (1996)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 78,401 | Gross: $60.57M
26. Elf (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 172,886 | Gross: $173.40M
27. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 165,513 | Gross: $260.04M
28. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Votes: 123,025 | Gross: $71.32M
It's part of the Vacation Collection 4 pack.
29. Christmas Vacation 2: Cousin Eddie's Island Adventure (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 83 min | Comedy
A holiday to the South Pacific turns awry, when Cousin Eddie's family and a tour guide are shipwrecked on an island.
30. His and Her Christmas (2005 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Tom Lane is the star columnist for the media conglomerate owned San Francisco Sun newspaper. The company is thinking about increasing Tom's exposure by producing a new television show ... See full summary »
Double Feature with Will You Merry Me?
31. 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 »
Double Feature with His & Her Christmas
32. Snijeg (2008)
100 min | Drama
Post traumatic life of the Bosnian Muslim widows and daughters after their husbands and fathers were murdered by Bosnian Serb Army. Plot is set in post war eastern Bosnian village near town of Zvornik.
Triple Feature with Snow 2/Holiday in Handcuffs
33. Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008 TV Movie)
84 min | Family, Fantasy
It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror ... See full summary »
Triple Feature with Snow/Holiday in Handcuffs
34. Santa Baby (2006 TV Movie)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she ... See full summary »
35. 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 »
Triple Feature with Christmas in Boston/Snowglobe
36. Christmas in Boston (2005 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Gina and Seth have been pen pals for 13 years and now will have the chance to meet. Both used their best friends pictures to send to each other and now will let their friends meet.
Triple Feature with Santa Baby 2/Snowglobe
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Santa suffers a case of amnesia on the eve of his busiest season.
Double Feature with A Chance of Snow
38. A Chance of Snow (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
After signing her divorce papers, a woman heads out to her Minnesota airport with her sister and daughters for a flight to her mother's home. At the airport, her sportswriter husband shows ... See full summary »
Double Feature with Santa Who?
39. If You Believe (1999 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Drama
Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. She is a young, jaded book editor who is consumed with self-doubt and has lost the passion and drive that ... See full summary »
Double Feature with A Different Kind of Christmas
40. A Different Kind of Christmas (1996 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much ... See full summary »
Double Feature with If You Believe