A Jolly Good Season! 29 Best Christmas Movies of All Time!


Christmas movies are the films that use the theme of Christmas and the related customs to content or as a timetable. When looking for Christmas movies, it's easy to see that most movies come from the US (Hollywood). Most of the films listed here are real, classic Christmas movies and some play during Christmas or have Christmas as a theme in the movie, but are not pure Christmas movies. However, all of the Christmas films listed here have something in common: they agree on the most contemplative time of the year and make you want to spend Christmas.

Now take you coffee and get ready for fun and nostalgia. Here are the best 29 christmas movies of all time.

29. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

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.

IMDb: 5,3

28. Mixed Nuts (1994)

The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

IMDb: 5,4

27. Babes In Toyland (1986)

A young girl wakes up in the realm of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villain named, Barnaby.

IMDb: 5,4

26. The Preacher's Wife (1996)

An angel comes to Earth to help a preacher save his church and his family.

IMDb: 5,5

25. Four Christmases (2008)

A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.

IMDb: 5,7

24. Krampus (2015)

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

IMDb: 6,2

23. The Family Stone (2005)

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.

IMDb: 6,3

22. The Santa Clause (1994)

When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

IMDb: 6,4

21. The Polar Express (2004)

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.

IMDb: 6,6

20. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

IMDb: 6,7

19. Rare Exports: A Christmas Carol (2010)

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

IMDb: 6,7

18. The Great Rupert (1950)

A little squirrel with lots of charm accidentally helps two poor, down-but-NOT-out families overcome their obstacles.

IMDb: 6,7

17. The Ref (1994)

A cat burglar is forced to take a bickering, dysfunctional family hostage on Christmas Eve.

IMDb: 6,9

16. 8 Femmes (2002)

One murdered man, eight women, each seeming to be eager than the others to know the truth. Gimme, gimme, gimme some clues to make up my mind. And eventually enter the truth. Oh, thou cruel woman!

IMDb: 7,1

15. Holiday Affair (1949)

A young widow is romanced by a sales clerk whom she inadvertently got fired.

IMDb: 7,2

14. The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

A New York City swindler has until Christmas to come up with the $10,000 he owes a gangster, prompting him to go into scamming overdrive.

IMDb: 7,2

13. Home Alone (1990)

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.

IMDb: 7,2

12. Little Women (1994)

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

IMDb: 7,3

11. Metropolitan (1990)

A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up.

IMDb: 7,4

10. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.

IMDb: 7,4

9. Trading Places (1983)

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

IMDb: 7,5

8. Love Actually (2003)

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

IMDb: 7,6

7. Remember the Night (1940)

A shoplifter and her prosecuter fall in love, creating tensions in their family lives.

IMDb: 7,7

6. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

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.

IMDb: 7,9

5. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)

After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

IMDb: 7,9

4. A Christmas Carol (1984)

An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

IMDb: 7,9

3. A Christmas Story (1983)

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.

IMDb: 8,0

2. The Apartment (1960)

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

IMDb: 8,3

1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

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.

IMDb: 8,6

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