Best Animated Christmas Movies and Specials

The Top Ten

1 A Charlie Brown Christmas A Charlie Brown Christmas

Fifty years and still popular as ever!

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2 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

I love this special. It's always one of my favorites.

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3 The Polar Express The Polar Express

The film that looks more on Christmas Eve

4 Frosty the Snowman Frosty the Snowman
5 Mickey's Christmas Carol Mickey's Christmas Carol
6 Santa Claus is Comin' to Town Santa Claus is Comin' to Town
7 Frosty Returns Frosty Returns

This was repeated many times on ABC Family

8 Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The good thing about this movie is a remake coming soon

9 SpongeBob Christmas Special SpongeBob Christmas Special
10 The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story

The Newcomers

? The Christmas Tree The Christmas Tree

The Contenders

11 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas

I love Elf, and I love this special too. It's so cool, it reminds me of a lot of stop-motion Christmas specials from Rankin/Bass. Best Christmas special EVER!

12 Arthur Christmas Arthur Christmas

I was so proud and happy that Aardman and Sony Pictures Animation gave us an amazing Christmas movie. Believe me, this is different from Marc Brown's Arthur's Christmas. Arthur Christmas was directed by Sarah Smith, and was awesome.

13 Olive, the Other Reindeer Olive, the Other Reindeer
14 How Murray Saved Christmas How Murray Saved Christmas
15 Bah Humduck!: a Looney Tunes Christmas Bah Humduck!: a Looney Tunes Christmas

Funny and brilliant!

16 The Night Before Christmas (1968) The Night Before Christmas (1968)

Better than the Rankin Bass version that came out 6 years later.

17 Kung Fu Panda Holiday Kung Fu Panda Holiday
18 Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol
19 The Night the Animals Talked
20 Fat Albert's Christmas Special Fat Albert's Christmas Special
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