best christmas moviesby ableeker1991 | created - 04 Nov 2011 | updated - 04 Nov 2011 | Public
A list, just in time, that includes my all-time favs of christmas movies
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1. 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: 328,821 | Gross: $7.27M
3. A Christmas Carol (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 85,384 | Gross: $137.86M
4. 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: 116,076 | Gross: $19.29M
5. Richie Rich's Christmas Wish (1998 Video)
G | 84 min | Comedy, Family
After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish ... See full summary »
6. 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 »
7. The Christmas List (1997 TV Movie)
96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Perfume saleslady Melody Parris feels like her life is in neutral. Her stick-in-the mud boyfriend won't commit and she gets passed over for a promotion at the store where she works. She ... See full summary »
9. 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.
10. The Last Holiday (2009)
50 min | Crime
The story of a family's holiday from hell The were just on a short camping trip when they were witnesses to a terrible shooting. What was supposed to be a peaceful break, turned into a ... See full summary »
11. The Perfect Holiday (2007)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.
Votes: 2,648 | Gross: $5.81M
13. Christmas in Canaan (2009 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 96 min | Drama, Family
DJ and Rodney don't like each other from the start. Rodney thinks DJ is an ignorant white farm boy, and DJ thinks Rodney acts too smart for his own good. After a school bus scuffle between ... See full summary »
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Eloise at Christmastime
89 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A 6-year-old girl tries to reunite a young woman with a former boyfriend before she marries another.
15. 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 »
16. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
17. 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: 165,864 | Gross: $260.04M
18. Jack Frost (1998)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A father who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son, before he is gone forever.
Votes: 28,031 | Gross: $34.55M
19. Prancer (1989)
G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 3,707 | Gross: $18.59M
20. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.
Votes: 372,326 | Gross: $285.76M
21. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 240,973 | Gross: $173.59M
22. Home Alone 3 (1997)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Alex Pruitt, a young boy of nine living in Chicago, fends off thieves who seek a top-secret chip in his toy car to support a North Korean terrorist organization's next deed.
Votes: 87,925 | Gross: $30.88M
23. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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.
Votes: 34,561 | Gross: $2.65M
26. 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 »
28. The Christmas Card (2006 TV Movie)
84 min | Family, Romance
US soldier visits the town from where an inspirational Christmas card was sent to him by a church group that mails cards out to servicemen as a goodwill effort.