Top Ten Christmas Movies Of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Home Alone

We seen it almost 100 times but it can take out every time the Christmas spirit - MatrixGuy

Two bad guys trying to catch this guy but this guy is smart this guy own the 2 bad guys this movie is funny and classic

Oh. My. God, Kevin is so cute and it's hilarious when his parents realize she left him at home! All in all a fantastic family fun film!

A true classic

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2 Elf

It's so hilarious! Each year I watch it the jokes are still funny. Will Ferrell is HILARIOUS! Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without this film.

Have it on dvd and its hilarious - rhino10

Elf: (Walks by coffee shop with sign that says "Best Coffee in the WORLD! "
Elf: (Walks in to shop) CONGRATULATIONS! You have the best coffee in the world!

So funny! He's so cute - maddyparrot22

The angry elf scene is one of the funniest ever.

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3 A Christmas Story

A good heart warming Christmas family classic and it should be ranked number 2 on this list I mean what's not to like I mean most of characters are pretty likeable except for the bullies and father at times and what I really love about this movie is that it doesn't just focus on Christmas but childhood as well and I like the way the kids in this movie act like regular 9 year olds unlike some movies today but aside from its such a charming fun movie that it's impossible to hate well for me it is so for anyone of you who hasn't seen it watch it because your missing a classic and of course it can never be has good has anything like home alone but it's close its very close. P.S never watch the crappy sequel.

Classic. Love this movie, it symbolizes Christmas for so many! It feels like Christmas once I have seen it. - davidthenurse

Great movie, hilarious. Quality control not quite there... Not Quite there... Almost there.. Almost.. Just a little more and I might have it, come on. Come on. Come on.. Little bar, go into green please.. YES!

It’s even better when you watch it on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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4 It's A Wonderful Life

I think this movie is more than just a Christmas movie. it's just a movie that happens to take place around Christmas. the main plot doesn't concern Christmas and instead focuses on the impact one man can have on the world. this movie is so heartwarming because it makes you consider how well you've influenced the lives of others. we all have, in some form or another, made the life of somebody better, which is why we all deserve to exist.

Even though I'm an atheist (which I have nothing against other religions), this movie doesn't rub Christianity in my face. instead it allows me to keep my beliefs that individuals are all special and unique (by special I don't mean overly selfish or narcissist. it's not about you you know), and none of them deserve to die.

I bet if everyone were to watch this movie, the world would be a much better place to live in.

The meaning behind this film is so beautiful. I love how this film isn't actually about Christmas but still has falls into a Christmas theme, I love the ending to this film. A True classic compare to most of the junk you get on your T.V. around Christmas time about flying reindeers, talking snowmen & toys. This film shows that the most simple & free things in life are the BEST & that LIFE is a gift.

Such a beautiful movie that is STILL the best Christmas movie of all time! R. T made this the best Christmas movie of all time, and who really cares if it's black and white? One does not simply not watch it's a wonderful life...

Home Alone, A Christmas Story, and Elf are good but they all with they were THIS good. Get it to number 1 - 445956

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5 National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

A great quality movie. My favorite part was when Uncle Eddie calls his toilet the "S******"

Watch it every year. Home Alone came close and so did a Christmas Story though. - FakeGlasses

AWESOME movie. I love the part where Clark tells the kids he heard on the news that Santa was in their area, and Uncle Eddie says "are you serious Clark? ". My vote for #1!

Had to think hard on this one as there are a lot of good Christmas movies, but had to go with this one. Hilarious, a classic, and entertaining

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6 The Polar Express

The polar express always gives me the Christmas spirit. I could not go a Christmas without watching it. Even though I am older and santa claus does not visit me, I still believe in the spirit of him.

Best Christmas movie ever made. It's so heartwarming and it never gets old. Plus, Tom Hanks. Enough said.

How can you not love this movie? It has all the Christmas spirit you can possibly get! This is the one Christmas movie I watch the night of Christmas Eve every year. It's so heartwarming it always puts me in a good mood, and makes me like Christmas that much more whenever I watch it. The Polar express will always be number 1 in my world!

Loved this movie as a kid

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7 A Charlie Brown Christmas

Simple, sweet dialogue. Great jazzy soundtrack. A classic.

A lot better then that Frozen thing that plays almost everywhere during Christmas and this is not even mentioned, not because it is 52 years old but because Frozen is way more popular. If Frozen did not exist, then people will not know what a homeless guy is, 4-12 year old girls would be singing nothing, and Charlie Brown christmas will be on T.V. during Christmas. Frozen is not even a Christmas movie, and when they have to sing a song that has to do something with Winter, everybody will be getting ready for singing that overrated songs Let it go. Let it go? More like Let it poop. - MinecraftHater

Great message about the true meaning of Christmas - Ajkloth

I love peanuts! This one is a classic. Great message about the true meaning of Christmas but in a Charlie Brown fashion of course. - Randomator

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8 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

I was about to vote for Charlie Brown until I saw this. It takes place in NYC and the toy store is so awesome and plot makes sense and the humor is more hilarious than the first one. This is a all time classic. After this movie, the series went downhill an now we have the stupid Home Alone movies. 1 and 2 are classic. Also it's a underrated movie and you could enjoy it with your family. - JaysTop10List

Cause not like you expect and in york so yeah

I like this movie even more than Home Alone 1

One of the only series were the sequels are better like Star Wars with Episode V and The Godfather. - bradeblo

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9 Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

How is THIS not in the top ten? This is the most nostalgic holiday movie ever made! The song "There's Always Tomorrow, " when Clarice sings it to Rudolph especially tugs at my heart strings. And I'm fifteen years old! - ElleWoods

A Christmas classic, sure Elf and Home Alone are super funny and popular, but Rudolph is a real keeper. It reminds me of my childhood, I'm 13 and I still enjoy sitting down with some hot chocolate and watching Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer on Christmas Eve!

Should be in top ten

Should be number 2 - PugsfromMoon

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10 The Nightmare Before Christmas

Also the greatest Halloween movie ever made. - ninjacobra

This is one of my favourite Christmas movies and is now a classic. This movie is timeless. Every year around Christmas AND Halloween I have to watch it. Tim Burton is a creepy, creative genius.

Better than most on here. needs to be a lot higher - evil7

The creator confirmed that this is a Halloween movie, not a Christmas movie. - LordDovahkiin

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The Contenders

11 The Grinch

Love this movie, love Jim Carrey! My family use to watch this movie every Christmas. Just amazing!

Such a classic tale and so funny with Jim Carrey! Dr. Seuss has always since I was a child been one of my favourite authors

Love it. LoVE IT LOVE IT LOVE IT! I LOVE CINDY LOO-HOO!

Scared me a teensy weensy bit when I was younger but not as scary as SANTA PAWS. Don’t watch santa paws. - Lunala

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12 The Santa Clause

This is a staple in the days leading up to Christmas. Hilarious and heart-warming, gets me in the spirit.

This should be #2 next to Christmas vacation but still good

Under-rated in my opinion, should be in the top 10.

It’s so heartwarming and funny - Randomator

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13 How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the grinch stole Christmas is my favorite Christmas movie ever and it will always be my favorite

Transformers 3 is my favorite movie ever it's my 4th favorite movie ever

Way better than Jim Carrey's version. I didn't like it at all

Pretty sure this should be higher than jim careys grinch. Greatest Christmas movie ever

Not as good as the live action version - Randomator

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14 A Christmas Carol

Please note that my vote is for the 1951 film. I cannot honestly say any other adaptation is anywhere near as good. - BKAllmighty

I love the story of this movie. Not particularly this adaption but I love the story of scrooge and how he is shown the error of his ways before its too late.

Why the hell is this not on the list? You commercialism lovers!

I agree with everything you said! The best ever. The George C Scott version should also be added. Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory is gold along with a Child's Christmas in Wales. The silent animated the Snowman is heart warming,but also a tear jerker. I could go on,but as long as I include Ralphie I am ok. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night

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15 Die Hard

How is this not on the list? It takes place in Christmas! And as a response of all these things you will say like: "Oh, but it doesn't mean anything about Christmas! ", as Nostalgia Critic said: "F*** you, it's Die Hard! "

Absolutely. I was wondering the same thing. This might be my favorite Christmas movie. It was a blast to see in the theater back in the day and it never gets old. Not the typical holiday movie!

It may not be the best, but it's the most AWESOME Christmas movie. - Lasvegasxavier

The only Christmas movie.

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16 Miracle On 34th Street

Well, it just proves there really is a Father Christmas, doesn't it?

This is the best Christmas movie of all time this should be number one!

I got suspended during this movie at school :P

In my opinion this is the number #1 Christmas movie 💕

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17 Gremlins

It is not humanly possible to watch this movie without laughing. Its scenes switch from kid friendly to incredibly violent in seconds with no transitions. The whole thing is so absolutely horrible that the only movie I can think of that is funnier is Gremlins 2.

It might seem like a horror film, but it is great on it's own. - AlfredFJones

Watch it every year. It isn't Christmas without Gremlins. - GreenDayFan97

I watch it every Christmas without fail.

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18 A Christmas Carol (1951)

Best Christmas Movie Ever

Should be number obe. They don't make movies like this anymore. LOVE IT!

19 Frosty the Snowman

All time best Christmas movie ever

Very underrated. - Randomator

20 Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

I think they actually mean this one is #11. - Derpyderpderpderp

Way better than the Mara Wilson version

Why is the remake better than this one? -

Love natilie wood

21 Arthur Christmas

I've Got to be honest I didn't really like this film it was good but it was too modern for my liking not a Christmas traditional classic. Just my opinion

This is not just one of the most underrated Christmas movies ever. It's one of the most underrated movies in history.

Arthur Christmas is so hilarious and exciting you might spew a fruit cake. It's brilliant.

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS THIS IS SANTA THIS IS SANTAAA

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22 Family Guy Presents: Road to the North Pole

Was a pretty good episode of the show. - BeanBag343

It a funny movie

23 Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas
24 Scrooged

This is an all-time classic comedy, Christmas or otherwise. It's quotable and has a wonderful combination of drama, cynicism, comedy, absurdity, and (as any Christmas movie should) redemption. Bill Murray at his slapsticky sarcastic-and-vulnerable peak.

This movie is absolutely hilarious. The three ghosts are perfect!

It's classic Christmas movie

25 A Christmas Carol (1938)
26 Jingle All the Way

I love this movie so much! It is my family's tradition to start every Christmas season by watching this movie while putting up the tree.

Arnold rocks in this movie! - Toptu

I've seen it like a billion times you can never stop laughing at it. Home alone is very overrated.

CLASSIC

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27 A Garfield Christmas
28 Fred Claus
29 Bad Santa

Not very well known, but without a doubt the most fun I've ever had watching a Christmas movie. It's dark, crude and extremely over the top, and its by far the funniest holiday movie ever made"

I have never laughed so hard in my life! It is hilarious, smart and sweet. Just gets me in the Christmas spirit.

How is this not in the top ten?

This needs to be higher

30 The Muppet Christmas Carol

I love a whole lot of Christmas movies, but the Muppet Christmas Carol is probably the best. With an outstanding cast (Michael Caine! ) the amazing Muppets, a heart warming soundtrack and laugh aloud moments, it's the best movie ever. Staying true to Charles's Dicken's classic but still perfect for all ages... It's the best.

Absolutely outstanding and the best representation of the Dickens classic by a long shot.

Love this one, been watching it for years! - SionicRelations

31 A Spongebob Christmas

Spongebob is cool - Lunala

32 Disney's a Christmas Carol

I love this movie! The animation is so good and detailed. This is the First Christmas Carol movie I ever watched and I personally think it is the best.

I like this movie. its either this or Frozen because they are both good movies! Please vote for these two!

Definitely not the best Christmas carol movie but certainly good

the best - josenaveen

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33 White Christmas

Amazing! Singing is timeless and acting is amazing! I will forever love this musical.

This should be top 5 at least! - westofohio

34 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town

Great Christmas movie, always gives me Christmas sprit

This needs to be higher up in the list.
It's the origin story of Santa 🎅!

35 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

what? NOO - Lunala

36 Deck the Halls

Another one rated too low!

37 I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown

Best Movie EVER. Let alone Christmas. I watch this every year. It is so funny and gets the Christmas spirit up. - 19ROXX

This special SUCKS! It's disrespectful to Charles Schultz, who died 3 years before this special was made!

It should be number 1 - 19ROXX

38 Batman Returns

Not really a Christmas movie but still awesome best one in the franchises

Vote! Vote! Vote!

39 The Santa Clause 2

Better than the original

40 A Christmas Carol (2009)
41 Iron Man 3

If Die Hard can count why not Iron Man 3 count? Same logic given it's set around Christmas time.

If its not about Christmas, its not a Christmas movie. Arkham origins is not a Christmas game either

Very underrated because of the Mandarin twist. It's not really a Christmas movie though

Admittadly it's Christmas in it's setting only but that counts.

42 Eight Crazy Nights

Apparently full of unfunny crap jokes according to a youtuber I watch - Lunala

43 SpongeBob SquarePants: It's A SpongeBob Christmas
44 Die Hard 2

I always play both Die Hard and Die Hard 2 for Christmas. My 2 favorite Christmas movies.

hell yeah - hunterdaboss

45 Four Christmases

It's an awesome movie, very funny <3.

46 Merry Christmas Drake and Josh

Drake is the best comic actor in the world

47 Simpsons Roasting On an Open Fire
48 Jack Frost (1998)

This movie deserves to be in the top ten in my opinion.Most heartwarming film I have ever watched. Yet I have never cried so hard at any other movie besides this one.

49 Jeff Dunham: Very Special Christmas Special
50 Edward Scissorhands
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