Most Popular Christmas Spirit Movies and TV Shows
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1. Elf (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 207,098 | Gross: $173.40M
3. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
TV-PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.
4. 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: 38,495 | Gross: $2.65M
5. Terry Pratchett's Hogfather (2006 TV Movie)
189 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.
6. A Christmas Carol (1951)
TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy
Old bitter miser Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
7. A Christmas Carol (1999 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy
An old bitter miser who makes excuses for his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve.
8. A Christmas Horror Story (2015)
Not Rated | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil.
9. 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.
Votes: 2,956 | Gross: $13.68M
10. Playboy: Playmates Unwrapped (2001 Video)
Unrated | 53 min | Documentary, Fantasy, Romance
Eight erotic vignettes with Christmas themes involving Playboy Playmates in various states of undress.
11. Christmas in Wonderland (2007)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Three children and their father move from Los Angeles, California to Edmonton, Alberta. When they go shopping at West Edmonton Mall, they find counterfeit cash, inadvertently help catch crooks, and make a discovery about Santa.
Votes: 1,989 | Gross: $0.08M
12. Christmas Mail (2010)
TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In this holiday romantic comedy, a mysterious woman who works at the post office answering Santa's mail captures the heart of a disillusioned postal carrier
13. Placido (1961)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »
14. Help for the Holidays (2012 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Sara Vancamp ('Eva LaRue') is a busy mom with no Christmas spirit. Christine (Summer Glau), an elf from Santa's village who wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the ... See full summary »
15. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Movie)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
16. Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (2011 TV Movie)
87 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
This year, Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa ... See full summary »
17. My Santa (2013 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 84 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Single mother Jen starts to rediscover the magic of Christmas after meeting a mall Santa, Chris, not knowing he is the son of the real Santa.
18. Prancer Returns (2001 Video)
91 min | Family, Drama, Fantasy
Preteen brothers from a broken marriage live with their mother, Denise, in a rural town. Ryan, the cheeky elder boy, wants to go live with their father, Matt, in Chicago. This confuses shy ... See full summary »
19. A Child's Christmases in Wales (2009 TV Movie)
59 min | Comedy
Young Owen recalls how, at Christmas 1983 when he was ten, his obsessively tidy mother and penny-pinching father hosted his two paternal uncles, garrulous carpet king Huw, perpetually ... See full summary »
20. Christmas Eve (1986 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Story of a well-to-do elderly woman, who befriends the homeless and volunteers her time with children, who learns she has an incurable illness and wants desperately to reunite her three ... See full summary »
21. In Search of Santa (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 80 min | Family, Animation
A pair of sisters journey to the North Pole to prove that a mysterious sleigh bell belongs to one of Santa's reindeer.
22. A Christmas Carol: Scrooge's Ghostly Tale (2006)
G | 48 min | Animation
This all-animal version of the much-loved classic by Charles Dickens is retold in stunning CGI animation and is destined to become a family favorite for years to come.
24. Chasing Christmas (2005 TV Movie)
PG | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In a world where the holidays are run by the efficient Bureau of Yuletide Affairs, a bitter and burned-out Ghost of Christmas Past decides to go AWOL while on a "mission" and leave his "target" stranded in 1965.
25. The Littlest Light on the Christmas Tree (2004)
Not Rated | 44 min | Short, Family
Christmas is the time for love, peace and friendship. When Emmanuel, the money loving shop owner who doesn't see the real reason for Christmas throws out a faulty ligh and an angel. Timothy... See full summary »
26. The Christmas Carol (1949 TV Short)
Not Rated | 25 min | Drama, Short, Fantasy
Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and three Christmas Ghosts that change his perception of life. Narrated by Vincent Price.
31. Jasper: A Christmas Caper (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 22 min | Family
It's the Christmas season. Jasper and his pal, Moxie the dog, get out of the yard and wander down a strange alley, the two friends are headed straight for one big adventure.
32. Mice Meeting You (1950)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Katnip, not in the true spirit of Christmas, is trying to break up a Christmas party of happy little mice. But the mice's big cousin, Herman aka Hoiman. shows up and, in the true spirit of Christmas, runs Katnip out of town.
The Looney Tunes Show (2011–2014)
A Christmas Carol
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Lola decides to stage her own version of A Christmas Carol to renew the town's holiday spirit. Plus, the cast sings about why Christmas is such a wonderful holiday.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
A Very Sunny Christmas
Unrated | 43 min | Comedy
Dennis and Dee decide to teach Frank a lesson "A Christmas Carol"-style, and Mac and Charlie learn some shocking things about their childhood Christmas traditions.
Vedro (2013– )
All You Could Possibly Want for Christmas and New Year
14 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Christmas Special. Local Television is struggling to have something good on Christmas and New Year's Eve broadcasts despite faulty script, incompetent staff, lack of time and a fired host.
The Crystal Maze (1990–2019)
Celebrity Christmas Special
Adventure, Comedy, Family
Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds, professional boxer Nicola Adams, television personality Ollie Locke, singer Mollie King and comedian Tom Davis take on the Crystal Maze in this Stand Up To Cancer charity holiday special.
Paradise PD (2018– )
Christmas in Paradise
TV-MA | 28 min | Animation, Comedy, Crime
With Fitz still in coma, Kevin tries to figure out alone which cop from his unit is the real drug kingpin. Meanwhile, Dusty obsesses over the fact that it's Christmas, hoping that Santa will finally visit him, and Gina obsesses over him.
Jeremy Vine (2018– )
93 min | News, Talk-Show
Today Jeremy asks - Should the children filmed bullying a Syrian refugee at their school be named? Are selfie Christmas cards self indulgent? Is the care system failing children?
Fall on Your Knees
TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance
"Popular" does Dickens' Christmas Carol. Everyone is invited to Sam and Brooke's first joint annual Christmas party. Carmen breaks her ankle and can't try out for Glamazons. For being a Grinch, Nicole's visited by the ghosts of Christmas.
Schitt's Creek (2015– )
Merry Christmas, Johnny Rose
TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy
Johnny is hoping to ring in the holidays with a traditional Rose Christmas party like they used to. However, getting everyone to participate will be easier said than done.
60 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
On Christmas, Frank and Jordan go on vacation in Vermont. Unexpectedly, they get involved with a supposedly dead Mafia hitman who appears to be living in the woods with two mysterious whimsical healers.
Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Not Rated | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Kris Kringle's Christmas is rudely interrupted when he lands in the clink with a bunch of bogus Santas after tripping a home burglar alarm. The cynical sheriff doesn't believe his story, so... See full summary »
The Secret World of Alex Mack (1994–1998)
TV-Y | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Alex, and George discover that gifts and decorations aren't as important as the Christmas spirit, while Dave's gift to Vince is a chimp that runs amok in the plant.
The Lloyd Bridges Show (1962–1963)
The Sound of Angels
30 min | Drama
A Christmas parable. Fred's daughter Cindy is convinced she can hear angels, and tells everybody she meets. But Fred doesn't believe her, and determines to find out from whence these voices came.
The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Xmas Marks the Spot
TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
The fate of Christmas depends on the Ghostbusters filling in for the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future while Egon attempts to retrieve the real ghosts from the containment unit.