25 Christmas Movies the Whole Family will Enjoy


It’s the most wonderful time of the year for cuddling up on the couch to watch a Christmas movie with your loved ones.

We’ve compiled a whole list of Christmas classics, childhood favorites, and even a few good ones you may have never seen before; so pop some popcorn, make some hot chocolate, and pick a movie that your whole family will enjoy.


1. “The Polar Express”

The story of a young boy and his magical journey to the North Pole will capture your kids’ imaginations. Plus, you might recognize Tom Hank’s voice as the train conductor.

2. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (1966)

You can’t go wrong with this Dr. Seuss classic!

3. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000)

Jim Carrey nearly steals the show in this hilarious live adaptation of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

4. “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947)

Go with the original “Miracle on 34th Street,” and remember that, “Christmas isn’t just a day. It’s a frame of mind.”

5. “A Christmas Story”

Always a favorite! “You’ll shoot your eye out!

6. “Ernest Saves Christmas”

This throwback Christmas movie is so ridiculous, it will make you LOL.

7. “The Santa Clause”

An ordinary dad named Scott (Tim Allen) has to take over as Santa and convince the people he loves that he’s really Father Christmas.

8. “Home Alone”

“Ahhhhhhh!” Don’t forget to introduce your kids to this ’90s classic.

9. “Home Alone 2”

Kevin McCallister has to defend himself against the same burglars (again), but this time it’s in New York.

10. “Jingle All the Way”

Arnold Schwarzenegger is on a quest to find the hottest toy of the season for his son in time for Christmas.

11. “Prancer”

A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer back to health, hoping it will be ready to fly before Christmas.

12. “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

Charlie Brown: “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?”

13. “A Christmas Carol” (2009)

This adaptation of the Charles Dickens’ classic stars Jim Carrey in a multitude of roles.

14. “Eloise at Christmastime”

A cute Hallmark Channel favorite about a six-year-old girl who lives in the penthouse at the top of the Plaza Hotel in New York City and her adventures during the Christmas season.

15. “It’s a Wonderful Life”

“Teacher says, ‘Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.'”

16. “The Muppet Christmas Carol”

This Muppet characters tell their hilarious version of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge.

17. “Arthur Christmas”

How does Santa deliver all the presents in one night? With the help of an army of combat-style field elves, of course!

18. “White Christmas”

Don’t forget about this singing and dancing Christmas classic.

19. “Frosty the Snowman”

“Was a jolly, happy soul with a corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal. “

20. “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer”

Poor Rudolph and his friends think they’ll never fit in anywhere, but then they realize they have a special purpose.

21. “Mickey’s Christmas Carol”

Another great version of “A Christmas Carol,” but with everybody’s favorite mouse.

22. “Annabelle’s Wish”

The story of a calf who wants to fly as one of Santa’s reindeer. Plus, it’s narrated by Randy Travis.

23. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

A college student (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) tries to make his way home for Christmas after getting stranded in the desert (wearing a Santa outfit).

24. “Christmas with the Kranks”

The Kranks decide to skip Christmas, but when their daughter decides to unexpectedly come home, they are forced to celebrate at the last minute.

25. “Elf”

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”