100 best Christmas movies/speicals/tv episodesby OceanBreeze426 | created - 28 Dec 2016 | updated - 20 Apr 2017 | Public
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1. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 418,533 | Gross: $285.76M
2. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
PG | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.
Votes: 272,238 | Gross: $173.59M
The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)
TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family
Crotchety old businessman Ben Weaver wants moonshiner Sam Muggins locked up for Christmas but, after seeing the holiday spirit in Andy's jail, he tries to be arrested himself.
5. The Polar Express (2004)
G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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.
Votes: 159,451 | Gross: $183.37M
6. The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014 TV Movie)
TV-G | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a stray cat adopts Zachary, he meets Marilee and realizes the single life is not as fulfilling as he thought it was.
7. A Christmas Story (1983)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 123,199 | Gross: $20.61M
8. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch (Jim Carrey), who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 187,710 | Gross: $260.04M
9. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
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.
10. A Christmas Carol (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 93,989 | Gross: $137.86M
13. The Little Drummer Boy (1968 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
14. Beethoven's Christmas Adventure (2011 Video)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A Christmas Elf accidentally takes off in Santa's sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the Elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas.
15. 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: 196,119 | Gross: $173.40M
16. The Santa Clause (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Votes: 87,451 | Gross: $144.83M
17. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 43,694 | Gross: $27.28M
18. Ziggy's Gift (1982 TV Short)
Unrated | 24 min | Short, Animation, Family
Ziggy gets a job to be a street Santa on Christmas Eve from a crooked boss, but the magic of the season allows the lovable loser to do more good than anyone expects.
20. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.
22. Prancer (1989)
G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa's, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.
Votes: 4,162 | Gross: $18.59M
23. Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977 TV Movie)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
An outcast donkey in Roman era Judea with overlong ears finds his destiny on the way to Bethlehem.
24. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
25. White Christmas (1954)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
Votes: 28,935 | Gross: $30.00M
26. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Short)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
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.
Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
A Christmas They Never Forgot
TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Snowbound on the Ingalls homestead on Christmas eve, Caroline, Laura and Hester Sue share memories of Christmases past.
29. The Snowman and the Snowdog (2012 TV Short)
G | 24 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
A young boy whose dog has just died moves into the house in whose backyard the snowman was built. Finding a photograph of the snowman the boy rebuilds him, fashioning a snowdog out of the ... See full summary »
Director: Hilary Audus
31. Christmas Land (2015 TV Movie)
TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After inheriting a Christmas tree farm, a woman's plans to sell it change when she falls in love with the townspeople and meets a charming lawyer named Tucker.
33. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
34. 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: 37,480 | Gross: $2.65M
35. A Pentatonix Christmas Special (2016 TV Special)
60 min | Music
"A Pentatonix Christmas Special" celebrates the holiday season with a one-hour television event where viewers can enjoy the Grammy Award-winning musical phenomenon Pentatonix performing an ... See full summary »
36. Jingle All the Way (1996)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 85,650 | Gross: $60.57M