Top 25 Highest-Grossing Christmas Moviesby pere-25366 | created - 15 Dec 2017 | updated - 19 Dec 2017 | Public
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1. 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: 545,881 | Gross: $285.76M
Domestic Total Gross: $285,761,243
Opening Weekend: $17,081,997
Production Budget $18 million
2. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 237,752 | Gross: $260.04M
Domestic Total Gross: $260,044,825
Opening Weekend: $55,082,330
Production Budget $123 million
3. The Polar Express (2004)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.
Votes: 198,923 | Gross: $183.37M
Domestic Total Gross: $185,538,031
Opening Weekend: $23,323,463
Production Budget $165 million
4. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.
Votes: 340,684 | Gross: $173.59M
Domestic Total Gross: $173,585,516
Opening Weekend: $31,126,882
5. Elf (2003)
PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Raised as an over-sized elf, a human travels from the North Pole to NYC to meet his biological father who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.
Votes: 258,549 | Gross: $173.40M
Domestic Total Gross: $173,398,518
Opening Weekend: $31,113,501
Production Budget $33 million
6. The Santa Clause (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Votes: 112,739 | Gross: $144.83M
Domestic Total Gross: $144,833,357
Opening Weekend: $19,321,992
Production Budget $22 million
7. 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: 56,104 | Gross: $139.24M
Domestic Total Gross: $139,236,327
Opening Weekend: $29,008,696
Production Budget $65 million
8. A Christmas Carol (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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: 111,924 | Gross: $137.86M
Domestic Total Gross: $137,855,863
Opening Weekend: $30,051,075
Production Budget $200 million
9. Four Christmases (2008)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.
Votes: 71,191 | Gross: $120.15M
Domestic Total Gross: $120,146,040
Opening Weekend: $31,069,826
Production Budget $80 million
10. Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy
Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Votes: 70,112 | Gross: $104.03M
Domestic Total Gross: $91,159,459
Opening Weekend: $29,651,193
11. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Santa, a.k.a. Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.
Votes: 36,763 | Gross: $84.50M
Domestic Total Gross: $84,500,122
Opening Weekend: $19,504,038
12. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.
Votes: 323,099 | Gross: $75.08M
Domestic Total Gross: $75,082,668
Opening Weekend: $191,232
13. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family
With their daughter, Blair, away, Luther and Nora Krank decide to skip Christmas all together until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate it at the last minute.
Votes: 48,780 | Gross: $73.78M
Domestic Total Gross: $73,780,539
Opening Weekend: $21,570,867
Production Budget $60 million
14. Fred Claus (2007)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.
Votes: 43,482 | Gross: $72.01M
Domestic Total Gross: $72,006,777
Opening Weekend: $18,515,473
15. 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: 183,605 | Gross: $71.32M
Domestic Total Gross: $71,319,526
Opening Weekend: $11,750,203
16. The Best Man Holiday (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited.
Votes: 15,609 | Gross: $70.53M
Domestic Total Gross: $70,525,195
Opening Weekend: $30,107,555
Production Budget $17 million
17. A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
R | 104 min | Comedy
As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.
Votes: 49,217 | Gross: $72.11M
Domestic Total Gross: $68,760,606
Opening Weekend: $16,759,161
Production Budget $28 million
18. Jingle All the Way (1996)
PG | 89 min | Adventure, 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: 102,337 | Gross: $60.57M
Domestic Total Gross: $60,592,389
Opening Weekend: $12,112,267
Production Budget $60 million
19. Scrooged (1988)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 97,893 | Gross: $60.33M
Domestic Total Gross: $60,328,558
Opening Weekend: $13,027,842
20. Bad Santa (2003)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 142,094 | Gross: $60.06M
Domestic Total Gross: $60,060,328
Opening Weekend: $12,292,952
Production Budget $23 million
21. Office Christmas Party (2016)
R | 105 min | Comedy
When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand...
Votes: 78,542 | Gross: $54.77M
Domestic Total Gross: $54,767,494
Opening Weekend: $17,500,000
Production Budget $45 million
22. A Madea Christmas (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 6,235 | Gross: $52.44M
Domestic Total Gross: $52,543,354
Opening Weekend: $16,007,634
23. This Christmas (2007)
PG-13 | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.
Votes: 9,364 | Gross: $49.12M
Domestic Total Gross: $49,121,934
Opening Weekend: $17,958,183
Production Budget $13 million
24. The Preacher's Wife (1996)
PG | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
An angel comes to Earth to help a preacher save his church and his family.
Votes: 12,105 | Gross: $48.10M
Domestic Total Gross: $48,102,795
Opening Weekend: $7,649,752
25. Arthur Christmas (2011)
PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with Grandsanta to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.
Votes: 57,735 | Gross: $46.46M
Domestic Total Gross: $46,462,469
Opening Weekend: $12,068,931