Movies - Christmas Movies

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1. One Magic Christmas (1985)

G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Director: Phillip Borsos | Stars: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill

Votes: 2,772 | Gross: $13.68M

2. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 125,680 | Gross: $90.40M

3. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

77 Metascore

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.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

Votes: 122,887 | Gross: $20.61M

4. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

95 Metascore

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 398,122 | Gross: $218.97M

5. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

49 Metascore

The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki

Votes: 135,964 | Gross: $71.32M

6. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

63 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 415,549 | Gross: $285.76M

7. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 78,688 | Gross: $60.33M

8. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

74 Metascore

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 422,597 | Gross: $56.36M

9. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

61 Metascore

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.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

Votes: 158,626 | Gross: $183.37M

10. Get Santa (2014)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family

52 Metascore

A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Kit Connor, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 2,674

11. A Very Merry Mix-Up (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Shop owner Alice Chapman is nervous about meeting her future in-laws at Christmas, especially because she is arriving ahead of her new fiancé, Will Mitchum. Alice's trip becomes more ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Wright | Stars: Alicia Witt, Mark Wiebe, Lawrence Dane, Scott Gibson

Votes: 2,752

12. Home by Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama, Family

After a well-to-do woman divorces her cheating husband, she ends up homeless through a series of mishaps.

Director: Gail Harvey | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Rob Stewart, Brenda Crichlow, Garwin Sanford

Votes: 627

13. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

64 Metascore

After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 194,963 | Gross: $173.40M

14. Fallen Angel (2003 TV Movie)

G | 120 min | Romance, Drama

When his father dies, Terry returns to the house where he grew up, planning to stay only long enough to clean and settle the estate. Yet something indescribable keeps him there longer than ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Gary Sinise, Joely Richardson, Gordon Pinsent, Jordy Benattar

Votes: 934

15. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

34 Metascore

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.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 85,157 | Gross: $60.57M

16. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

89 Metascore

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.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 366,689

17. Better Off Dead... (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

51 Metascore

A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Demian Slade

Votes: 39,338 | Gross: $10.30M

18. Just in Time for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

A psychology professor's offered her dream job at Yale incl. her thesis published and is proposed to by her BFF on the same day. She gets a glimpse of her life 3 years in a future where she said yes to the job and no to the BFF's proposal.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Eloise Mumford, Michael Stahl-David, Christopher Lloyd, William Shatner

Votes: 1,608

19. The Twelve Days of Christmas Eve (2004 TV Movie)

PG | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A successful CEO meets a Latin American rep Christmas Eve. He thus neglects girlfriend, family and employees and the day magically repeats itself until he gets it right.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Steven Weber, Stefanie von Pfetten, Mark Krysko, Teryl Rothery

Votes: 750

20. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 28,930 | Gross: $17.19M

21. A Season for Miracles (1999 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama

A miracle occurs for a homeless family consisting of two children neglected by their incarcerated mother and their protective aunt who is trying to keep them out of the foster system with the help of an angel.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Carla Gugino, Kathy Baker, David Conrad, Laura Dern

Votes: 1,198

22. Noel (2004)

PG | 96 min | Drama

29 Metascore

Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

Director: Chazz Palminteri | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Penélope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin

Votes: 8,467

23. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family

22 Metascore

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.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 37,709 | Gross: $73.78M

24. 12 Dates of Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A story that follows Kate, a young woman who after a horrible blind date on Christmas Eve, wakes up to find she is re-living that same day and date all over again.

Director: James Hayman | Stars: Laura Miyata, Vijay Mehta, Amy Smart, Audrey Dwyer

Votes: 4,646

25. The Christmas Ornament (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Romance

A widow plans to give Christmas festivities a miss, as they bring back too many memories of her late husband.

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Kellie Martin, Cameron Mathison, Jewel Staite, Brendan Meyer

Votes: 1,514

26. The Christmas Wish (1998 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, Naomi Watts, Alexandra Wilson

Votes: 647

27. It's Christmas, Carol! (2012 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Family, Fantasy

The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive Carol Huffler, who on Christmas Eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Emmanuelle Vaugier, Carrie Fisher, Olivia Cheng, Tygh Runyan

Votes: 632

28. The Road to Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

It's a few days before Christmas. As they have always done, widowed schoolteacher Tom Pullman, his 13-year-old daughter Hilly, and their dog Toby are driving from their Chicago home to Vail... See full summary »

Director: Mark Jean | Stars: Jennifer Grey, Megan Park, Clark Gregg, Barbara Gordon

Votes: 1,095

29. The Christmas Box (1995 TV Movie)

G | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

A ski-shop owner reluctantly moves himself, his wife, and his daughter in to an estate as live-in help for an elderly widow. While struggling to balance his career and family life, he has recurring dreams about an angel.

Director: Marcus Cole | Stars: Richard Thomas, Maureen O'Hara, Annette O'Toole, Kelsey Mulrooney

Votes: 1,037

30. A Christmas Star (2017)

82 min | Family

Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Elson | Stars: Robert James-Collier, Suranne Jones, Bronagh Waugh, Erin Galway-Kendrick

Votes: 773

31. The Night Before (II) (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy

58 Metascore

On Christmas eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan

Votes: 59,807 | Gross: $43.04M

32. Christmas List (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

Isobel plans a storybook Christmas with her boyfriend, including a cottage in the Northwest and a bucket list of holiday traditions. But when he goes AWOL, the list proves challenging and a tempting new romance turns her life upside down.

Director: Paul A. Kaufman | Stars: Alicia Witt, Gabriel Hogan, Peter Benson, Wanda Cannon

Votes: 1,308

33. The Family Stone (2005)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

Director: Thomas Bezucha | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes, Diane Keaton

Votes: 57,238 | Gross: $60.06M

34. Deck the Halls (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

28 Metascore

Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Davis

Votes: 20,837 | Gross: $35.09M

35. Christmas in Homestead (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Romance

Life is turned upside down for the handsome mayor of Homestead when a movie comes to shoot there in the middle of the Christmas season. And when the movie's leading lady starts falling for him, things get a whole lot more complicated.

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Taylor Cole, Michael Rady, Brooklyn Rae Silzer, Jeff Branson

Votes: 1,553

36. The Santa Clause (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

57 Metascore

When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 86,847 | Gross: $144.83M

37. Angels in the Snow (2015 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Family

When nothing short of a miracle can hold a deteriorating family together, a Christmas getaway sets the stage for a miracle to occur. A heartwarming family story of love, loss and rediscovery.

Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Chris Potter, Colin Lawrence, Catherine Lough Haggquist

Votes: 1,192

38. Northpole (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 81 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

Northpole, the magical home to Santa & Mrs. Claus, has grown into a huge city powered by the magic of holiday happiness around the world. Yet as people everywhere get too busy to enjoy ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, Josh Hopkins, Bailee Madison, Max Charles

Votes: 1,433

39. Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

A successful businesswoman, Mackenzie, inherits her beloved aunt's inn, and chooses to restore the hotel to its original grandeur only to sell it right before Christmas. Unbeknownst to ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, Dermot Mulroney, Paul Stewart

Votes: 1,461

40. Signed, Sealed, Delivered for Christmas (2014 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

When the beloved quartet of postal detectives- Oliver (Mabius), Shane (Booth), Rita (Lowe) and Norman (Gustafson)-discover an urgent letter written to God, they delay their own travel plans... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Fair | Stars: Eric Mabius, Kristin Booth, Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe, Geoff Gustafson

Votes: 824

41. Christmas Dance (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Family, Romance

Jack (Andrew McCarthy) is an executive in a financial brokerage firm trying to impress the firms president, Drew Clayton (Chris Gillett), in hopes of a promotion. However, Jack is dating ... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Michelle Nolden, Stephanie Anne Mills, Mary Long

Votes: 665

42. The Wishing Tree (2012 TV Movie)

TV-G | 86 min | Family

A special Christmas tree decorated with handwritten wishes helps Evan and his group of orphaned students develop a connection and a sense of family.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Erica Cerra, Richard Harmon, Amitai Marmorstein

Votes: 491

43. My Christmas Love (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

A hopeless romantic who can't ever seem to give a guy a real chance begins receiving each of the "12 Days of Christmas" as gifts anonymously at her door and begins to believe that the mystery suitor may finally live up to her expectations.

Director: Jeff Fisher | Stars: Meredith Hagner, Bobby Campo, Megan Park, Aaron O'Connell

Votes: 1,759

44. The Christmas Spirit (2013 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A women lands in a coma but realizes her spirit is awake, so she tries to communicate with people in her town and convinces them to change their minds about pending real-estate development in their community.

Director: Jack Angelo | Stars: Sammi Hanratty, Nicollette Sheridan, Olympia Dukakis, Bart Johnson

Votes: 833

45. Journey Back to Christmas (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

A WWII era nurse is transported in time to 2016 and meets a man who helps her discover the bonds of family and that the true meaning of Christmas is timeless.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Oliver Hudson, Brooke Nevin, Meghan Heffern

Votes: 1,711

46. Christmas Cookies (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Romance

A corporate agent is sent to a small town to buy a cookie company and shut down its factory. When she starts falling in love with the factory's owner, the town's Christmas spirit over takes her.

Director: James Head | Stars: Jill Wagner, Wes Brown, P. Lynn Johnson, Chris Gauthier

Votes: 1,577

47. Finding Father Christmas (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Drama, Romance

Raised by her mother, but orphaned at a young age at Christmas, Miranda finds a clue that will take her to the truth about her father. Along the way, she finds romance and rekindles her Christmas spirit.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Erin Krakow, Niall Matter, P. Lynn Johnson, Michael Kopsa

Votes: 1,292

48. Mrs. Miracle (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy