Everybody loves Christmas! A common Christmas tradition is rewatching the best Christmas movies. What’s there not to love about the season?
From the beauty and chill of winter to the Christmas trees lit with bright lights to Santa’s ringing bells, the exchange of gifts, Christmas is a season full of joy, laughter, generosity, and warm hugs.
For the reasons above, it is by far the most anticipated season of the year by both young and old.
As expected, there are a lot of movies out there that depict and capture the very essence of Christmas in their storyline. Some of these movies do a good job and some do not.
In light of keeping with generosity, we’ve put together a list of the favorite Christmas movies to watch during the holiday season and even all year round whenever you want to feel the spirit of Christmas.
Now, let’s get right into it.
The 4 Best Christmas Movies of All Time
In a hurry, here’re the highest rated Christmas movies you can see right away.
Review of the Best Christmas Movies
1. The Holiday (2006)
Written, directed, and produced by Nancy Meyers, this is a top Christmas movie and it tells the story of two women, Iris and Amanda who swap homes for two weeks in order to get away from their relationship problems.
Iris is a society columnist for The Daily Telegraph in London who is still in love with her ex-boyfriend despite the fact that he cheated on her.
On the other hand, Amanda is a movie trailer producer in Los Angeles who recently broke with her boyfriend, Ethan, because he also cheated on her.
Iris and Amanda swap homes and fortunately love finds them in different countries. Rex Reed from The New York Observer had this to say about the movie “The Holiday so loaded with charm that it makes you glow all over and puts a smile in your heart.”
- Cast: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black
- Box Office: $205.1 million
- Genre: Romantic comedy
|International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)||2007||Best Original Score for a Comedy Film -Hans Zimmer|
|Teen Choice Awards||2007||Choice Movie: Chick Flick|
2. Last Christmas (2019)
Last Christmas is based on the song of the same name and inspired by the music of George Michael.
This is definitely one of the top holiday movies and it stars Emilia Clarke who plays the role of Kate, an aspiring singer who works at a Christmas store, and Henry Golding who plays the role of Tom, a mysterious young man.
Kate has issues with accommodation having been kicked out by her flatmate.
Consumed by her problems she goes to work one day and discovers a young man standing outside and staring upwards. He befriends her and she discovers his name is Tom.
Kate runs into Tom once again after she flopped at a singing audition.
He cheers her up and intrigues her with his unusual knowledge and observation of London. The two remain friends and somewhere along the line, Kate falls in love with Tom but she soon discovers there is more to him than meets the eye.
John DeFore of The Hollywood Reporter had this to say about the movie “Last Christmas earns some warm feelings for its determination not to be like anything else currently in circulation.”
For those compiling movies to watch with a lover, this should definitely be on those movie lists.
- Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Emma Thompson
- Box Office: $121.6 million
- Genre: Romantic Comedy
|Reframe||2020||Top 100 Grossing Narrative & Animated Feature|
3. Home Alone (1990)
This definitely has to be one of the most popular Christmas movies ever made, starring Macaulay Culkin who plays 8-year-old Kevin McCallister.
He is accidentally left behind while the family embarks on a trip to Paris.
A night before the McCallister family trip, Kevin is involved in a scuffle with his elder brother, Buzz as a result, he is sent to the attic as punishment. All alone in the attic, Kevin wishes his entire family would disappear.
That very night, heavy winds damage the power lines and cause a power outage which resets the alarms in the house and eventually causes the entire family to wake up late.
In a hurry to make it early to the airport, Kevin is forgotten home.
On the flight, Kevin’s mother discovers that Kevin is meeting and she goes berserk. The scene on the plane reminds us of some of the scenes from our best travel movies.
Much to his delight, Kevin wakes up to find the whole house empty. Thinking his wish has come true, Kevin celebrates his freedom. However, his joy is cut short when he overhears two thieves planning to rob his house that night.
Taking on the role of the man of the house, Kevin defends his parents’ house setting bobby traps for the thieves who are eventually caught by the police.
Marielle Sabbag of Vocal had this to say about the movie “Everything about Home Alone is beautiful and has a realistic quality.” For a movie night with the family, you can get Home Alone on cheap digital movie rentals.
- Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard
- Box Office: $476.7 million
- Genre: Family
|American Comedy Awards USA||1991||Funniest Actor in a Motion Picture (Leading Role) – Macaulay Culkin|
|Casting Society of America USA||1991||Best Casting for Feature Film Comedy – Jane Jenkins and Janet Hirshenson|
|Kids Choice Awards USA||1991||Favorite Movie|
4. Elf (2003)
Written by David Berenbaum and directed by Jon Favreau. The movie tells the story of Buddy, a human child who was adopted by elfs. On the eve of christmas, a little baby at an orphanage crawls into Santa’s sack and he is transported to the North Pole unknown to Santa.
When the child is discovered at the North Pole, he is named Buddy after the brand label on his diaper. Buddy is adopted by Papa Elf and he grows to be a fine young man although he believes he is an elf.
Buddy eventually discovers that he is a human and that he was born to Walter Hobbs and Susan Wells although he was given up for adoption. He also learns that his mother is dead while his father, Walter works as a children’s book publisher at the Empire State Building in New York City. Buddy embarks on a journey to find his father, he is met with a number of obstacles and the greatest is being accepted by his father.
Described as “one of those rare Christmas comedies that have a heart, a brain and a wicked sense of humor, and it charms the socks right off the mantelpiece” by Roger Ebert, this is indeed one of the best Christmas movies of all time.
- Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen
- Box Office: $220.9 million
- Genre: Family Comedy
|ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards||2004||Top Box Office Films|
|Golden Trailer||2004||Best Comedy|
5. A Christmas Story (1983)
Based on Jean Shepherd’s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book “In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash”, the plot focuses on Ralphie Parker who is reminiscing on a particular Christmas when he was nine years old.
Nine year old Ralphie wanted a Red Ryder Carbine Action 200-shot Range Model air rifle for christmas but his wish was rejected by his mother, his teacher Miss Shields, and even Santa Claus.
All three adults have the same thing to say about Ralphie’s wish.”You’ll shoot your eye out.” Eventually, Ralphie Christmas wish is granted by his father although he almost loses his eyes just like his mum, teacher and Santa warned.
- Cast: Peter Billingsley, Ian Petrella, Melinda Dillon, Daren McGavin
- Box Office: $20.6 million
- Genre: Comedy
|Genie Awards||1984||Best Achievement in Direction -Bob Clark|
|Genie Awards||1984||Best Screenplay – Leigh Brown, Bob Clark, Jean Shepherd|
6. A Christmas Carol (2009)
This is a film adaptation of Charles Dickens’s 1843 story of the same name and it centres on Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old businessman, who does not believe in what Christmas stands for.
Scrooge refuses to honor his nephew, Fred’s invitation to a Christmas dinner. He reluctantly agrees to give his employee Bob a day off on Christmas Day, and he also refuses to donate money for charity. Scrooge is simply a bitter, old, and greedy man.
As fate would have it, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him to desist from his evil ways else he would end up condemned in the afterlife just like him.
Subsequently, Scrooge is haunted by three spirits, who teach him a lesson, and eventually, Scrooge learns to treat people with compassion and he also embodies the holiday spirit.
If you might enjoy watching A Christmas Carol, you might enjoy other top-rated animations. For some great idea, you can check out our best immigration movies article where we reviewed two great animation movies.
- Cast: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins
- Box Office: $325 million
- Genre: Family Animation
|ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards||2010||Top Box Office Films|
|BMI Film & TV Awards||2010||Film Music – Alan Silvestri|
|Kids’ Choice Awards, USA||2010||Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie – Jim Carrey|
7. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2001)
Also known as “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, this movie tells the story of Grinch who arrives in Whoville as a baby and is adopted by two elderly sisters. Grinch is quite timid and he has a crush on Martha May Whovier, one of the prettiest girls in his school.
A bully at school named Augustus May Who is jealous of Martha’s affection for Grinch hence he begins to mock Grinch for having a beard. In an attempt to shave his beards, Grinch cuts his face and he is ridiculed by his classmates except Martha.
Furious and sad, Grinch loses his temper and declares his hatred for christmas and flees to Mount Crumpit, north of Whoville, where he grows to be a very mean spirited adult especially at Christmas time.
Years later with the help of six-year-old Cindy Lou Who, Grinch’s perspective about Christmas changes. How the Grinch Stole Christmas is available on discount movie deals, great news right?
- Cast: Jim Carrey, Christine Baranski, Jeffrey Tambor, Taylor Momsen
- Box Office: $345.1
- Genre: Comedy Family
|Academy Awards, USA||2001||Best Makeup – Rick Baker, Gail Rowell-Ryan|
|BAFTA Awards||2001||Best Make Up/Hair – Rick Baker, Kazu Hiro, Toni G, Gail Rowell-Ryan, Sylvia Nava|
|Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA||2001||Best MusicJames Horner|
8. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Initially released as “The Big Heart” in the United Kingdom, this classic Christmas movie tells the story of Kris Kringle who takes in the role of Santa in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade because the man who was assigned to play Santa was intoxicated.
Kringle plays the role of Santa so well that he is hired to play Santa at Macy’s flagship New York City store on 34th Street. At the New York store, Kringle displays honesty by referring clients to other stores to purchase items unavailable at Macy.
However, Kringles’ honesty lands him on Doris’ bad side and she intends to fire him. Kringles’ attitude generates publicity and goodwill for the store and they eventually embrace the culture of referring customers to competitors when necessary.
Bosley Crowther of The New York Times had this to say about the movie “it is the freshest little picture in a long time, and maybe even the best comedy of this year.” This is definitely an intriguing Christmas movie.
- Cast: Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart
- Box Office: $2.7 million
- Genre: Comedy Drama Family
|Academy Awards, USA (Oscar)||1948||Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Edmund Gwenn|
|Academy Awards, USA (Oscar)||1948||Best Writing, Original Story – Valentine Davies|
|Academy Awards, USA (Oscar)||1948||Best Writing, Screenplay George Seaton|
9. The Santa Claus (1994)
Written by Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick, and directed by John Pasquin, this Christmas movie tells the story of Scott Calvin, a successful toy salesman, prepares to spend Christmas Eve with his son Charlie.
Despite not believing in Santa Claus himself, Scott wants his son, Charlie to do so. However, Scott’s ex-wife Laura stopped believing in Santa a long time along and also feels that her son Charlie needs to also do so.
On the night of Christmas eve, Scott and Charlie are roused from sleep by a starling noise on the roof. Upon investigation, Scott finds a man standing on the roof and unintentionally startles the man who slips to the floor and dies.
The body of the dead man vanishes leaving behind a red suit and business card which indicates that the dead man is Santa and that if anything happened to him whoever caused it has to take responsibility and continue Santa’s duties. Thus against his will, Scott becomes Santa. If you’re looking to order movies and spend time watching with your guys, The Santa Clause should definitely be one of those movies.
- Cast: Tim Allen, Eric Lloyd, Wendy Crewson, Judge Reinhold
- Box Office: $189.8 million
- Genre: Comedy Family
|BMI Film & TV Awards||1995||BMI Film Music Award – Michael Convertino|
|People’s Choice Awards, USA||1995||Favorite Comedy Motion Picture|
10. Love Actually (2003)
Quite unusual in the plotline, the movie begins with a voiceover from David stating that whenever he gets sad about the happenings around the world. He thinks about the arrivals terminal at Heathrow Airport during the holiday season and the love felt as friends and families reunite once again.
Afterward, the movie goes on to tell the story of different people such as; Billy Mack and Joe, Juliet, Peter, and Mark, Jamie and Aurélia, Harry, Karen, and Mia, David, and Natalie, and a host of others. In some ways, all the stories are linked except that of Billy Mack and his manager, who is not acquainted with any of the other characters.
The movie is described by Todd McCarthy of Variety as “a roundly entertaining romantic comedy,” a “doggedly cheery confection,” and “a package that feels as luxuriously appointed and expertly tooled as a Rolls-Royce.”
- Cast: Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Keira Knightly
- Box Office: $248.5 million
- Genre: Romance Romantic Comedy
|BAFTA Awards||2004||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role – Bill Nighy|
|Empire Awards, UK||2004||Best Newcomer – Martine McCutcheon|
|Empire Awards, UK||2004||Best British Actress – Emma Thompson|
11. Scrooged (1988)
Based on the 1843 novella, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and a modern retelling of Muppets Christmas Carol, this movie is centered on Frank Cross, President of IBC Television.
Frank pushes his staff to broadcast an extravagant live production of A Christmas Carol on Christmas Eve. As a result, they do not have time off even during the holiday. Not only that, Frank fires an executive, Eliot Loudemilk for having a contrary opinion.
As if that wasn’t enough, he also sends low-quality IBC monogrammed towels to everyone on his contact list. A night before the show, Frank is visited by the ghost of Lew Hayward, his late mentor who died as a lonely miser.
Lew informs Frank that he will be visited by three other ghosts who will eventually make him become a better person. At the end of the movie, we see Frank as a changed man. And oh! If you’re looking for rentable movies online, Scrooged is definitely one of them.
|Empire Awards, UK||2002||Best British Film|
|European Film Awards||2001||Best European Actor – Colin Firth|
|Evening Standard British Film Awards||2002||Best Screenplay – Richard Curtis, Andrew Davies,Helen Fielding|
12. Noel (2004)
Written by David Hubbard and directed by Chazz Palminteri, the movie tells the tale of five strangers who are linked together and who meet each other at separate times during a series of events that take place on Christmas Eve in New York.
Rose is a young woman trying to get by while taking care of her mum who suffers from Alzheimer and we also see Mike and Nina, a young couple on the verge of going their separate ways.
Elsewhere, we see Jules, a young man who intentionally damages his hand, and also Artie, an old waiter who searches for his deceased wife every Christmas eve. Unknown to these characters, they are all connected more than they can ever imagine.
- Cast: Susan Sarandon, Penelope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin
- Box Office: $2.28 million
- Genre: Drama
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13. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Based on the 2001 novel Skipping Christmas by John Grisham, this movie tells the story of an Illinois based couple, Luther and Nora Krank, and their daughter, Blair. Blair departs for a Peace Corps assignment in Peru on the Sunday after Thanksgiving and the empty nest syndrome sets in for Luther and Nora.
Not looking forward to celebrating Christmas without their daughter, Luther suggests they divert the money usually spent on decorations, gifts, and entertainment to treating themselves to a ten-day Caribbean cruise instead. Nora agrees to the plan to completely boycott the holidays.
However, on the morning of Christmas eve, the couple receives a call from Blair stating that she is on her way home with her Peruvian fiancé, Enrique. Comic chaos ensues as Luther and Nora scramble to decorate the house and coordinate a party with only twelve hours to spare before their daughter and future son-in-law arrive.
- Cast: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Dava Hulsey
- Box Office: $96.6
- Genre: Comedy Drama Family
|Young Artist Awards||2005||Best Family Feature Film – Comedy or Musical|
14. The Polar Express (2014)
An adaptation of the 1985 children’s book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg, it tells the story of a young boy who is skeptical about Santa;s existence. The young boy who is not named witnesses a steam locomotive arrive on the street, and goes rushes to examine it.
He finds out that the train is named Polar Express and is headed for the North Pole. Although he is initially reluctant, he jumps on the train and they head for the North Pole.
Aboard the train, he meets a spirited girl, a know-it-all boy and another boy named Billy.From his experiences at the North Pole, the young boy comes to finally believe in the existence of Santa Claus.
Richard Roeper and Mick LaSalle gave highly positive reviews to the film, with the former saying that it “remains true to the book, right down to the bittersweet final image” and the latter giving it his highest rating of five stars, calling it, “an enchanting, beautiful and brilliantly imagined film that constitutes a technological breakthrough.”
- Cast: Tom Hanks, Eddie Deezen, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari
- Box Office: $313.5 million
- Genre: Animation Family Sci-Fi/Fantasy
|ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards||2005||Top Box Office Films|
|Grammy Awards||2006||Best Song Written for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual MediaGlen Ballard (songwriter), Alan Silvestri (songwriter), Josh Groban (artist)For the song “Believe|
|Young Artist Awards||2005||Outstanding Young Ensemble in a New Medium – Jimmy Bennett, Josh Hutcherson, Dante Pastula, Daryl Sabara, Dylan Cash, Connor Matheus, Isabella Peregrina, Evan Sabara, Ashly Holloway, Hayden McFarland, Jimmy ‘Jax’ Pinchak, Chantel Valdivieso|
15. Four Christmases (2008)
Also known as “Four Holidays” or “Anywhere but Home” in some territories, this movie tells the take of a couple visiting all four of their divorced parents’ homes on Christmas Day.
Brad and Kate are a San Francisco couple from dysfunctional families, with divorced parents and annoying siblings with unruly kids. With this terrible picture of the concept of family, Brad and Kate decide to never get married or have kids.
They constantly avoid their individual families during Christmas by traveling abroad and pretending to be involved in charity work. However, the third Christmas into their relationship, they are stuck in San Francisco because a fog bank disrupts their travel plan.
With no excuse to give their parents, Brad and Kate eventually spend Christmas visiting their families and they come to the realization that they actually want marriage and kids. It is one of the best family Christmas movies.
- Cast: Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek
- Box Office: $163.7 million
- Genre: Comedy Drama Romance
|BMI Film & TV Awards||2009||BMI Film Music Award – Alex Wurman|
16. Jack Frost (1998)
Jack Frost is one of the greatest holiday films and it tells the story of Jack Frost, the lead singer in a rock band titled “The Jack Frost Band”, based in the town of Medford, Colorado. One day, Jack builds a snowman with his son, Charlie in their front yard and also gives him a harmonica which he bought the day Charlie was born.
Jack jokingly tells Charlie that the harmonica is magical and that he would be able to hear the sound whenever Charlie plays it regardless of where he is.
Jack takes his family on a christmas trip to the mountains but he has to leave them there because his band is called for a gig in town. On his way back, Jack is involved in an accident and he dies.
Depressed by his father’s death, Charlie begins to withdraw into his shell. One day, he makes a snowman that looks a lot like his father and also plays his harmonica before going to bed. When he wakes up the next day, he realizes that the harmonica does have magical powers as Jack’s spirit is awakened in the snowman. For people who love to stash movies, this will be a great addition to their movie collections.
- Cast: Mishael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Henry Rollins, Mark Addy
- Box Office: $34.6 million
- Genre: Family
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17. Serendipity (2001)
It is Christmas in New York City and Jonathan Trager runs into Sara Thomas at Bloomingdale’s where they attempt to buy the same pair of black cashmere gloves.
They sense a mutual attraction for each other although they are both in relationships with other people. Hence, all they can do about their attraction to each other is share dessert at Serendipity.
Days later, they encounter each other again when they both return to the restaurant to retrieve items they left behind the last time.
Sara then suggests that Jonathan puts his phone number on a $5 bill while she writes hers on the front endpaper of a book that will be sold the next day.
If each finds the other’s item they are meant to be together and can make contact. Several years later, they are able to find their way into each other’s arms.
- Cast: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Molly Shanon, Bridget Moynahan
- Box Office: $77.5 million
- Genre: Romantic Comedy
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18. Mickey’s once upon a Christmas (1999)
Produced by Walt Disney Television Animation, the film includes three stories; Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas, A Very Goofy Christmas and Mickey and Minnie’s Gift of the Magi.
The first story is Inspired by the 1892 short story “Christmas Every Day” by William Dean Howells. Huey while the third is based on the 1905 short story “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry.
The film concludes with a medley of various songs, “Jingle Bells”, “Deck the Halls” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas”, featuring the main characters from the three segments. Mickey’s once upon a Christmas is definitely one of the best Christmas movies for kids.
- Cast: Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor, Tony Anselmo, Tress MacNeille
- Box Office:
- Genre: Animation
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19. Arthur Christmas (2011)
Set on the night of December 25th, this is one of the most famous Christmas movies and it tells the tale of Arthur Claus, the clumsy but goodhearted son of Santa, who discovers that his father’s high-tech ship failed to deliver a young girl’s present.
Arthur is concerned because he had personally responded to the little girl’s letter hence he takes it upon himself to ensure that her gift is delivered.
Arthur embarks on the journey to deliver the gift and he is accompanied by Bryony. They get lost in three different continents, lose some of their reindeer and eventually the sleigh itself, they are mistaken for aliens and they also cause an international military incident.
Despite the obstacles faced, Arthur successfully delivered the gift to the little girl. Michael O’Sullivan of The Washington Post described the movie as “unexpectedly fresh, despite the familiar-sounding premise.” Although an animation, everyone will enjoy watching this movie hence, it’s a great choice if you’re looking to buy movies online.
- Cast: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton
- Box Office: $147 million
- Genre: Animation Comedy Family
|Annie Awards||2012||Voice Acting in a Feature Production – Bill Nighy|
|Central Ohio Film Critics Association||2012||Best Animated Film|
|San Diego Film Critics Society Awards||2011||Best Animated Film|
20. Office Christmas Party (2016)
Based on a story by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the movie opens in December 2016 with Josh Parker, Chief Technical Officer of Zenotek finalizing his divorce plan with his lawyer in time for the holiday. The scene with the lawyer brings to mind some of our best lawyer movies, you can read our review of them.
However, Zenotek failed to meet its quarterly quota, and had to deal with threats of laying off staff, bonus cuts and no Christmas party from the interim CEO, Carol Vanstone.
Desperate to protect his staff and keep the branch running, the branch manager, Clay who is also Carol’s brother alongside Josh propose partnering with financial giant Walter Davis.
They both do everything within their power to keep the branch afloat.
- Cast: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston
- Box Office: $114.5 million
- Genre: Comedy
|Alliance of Women Film Journalists||2017||Actress Most in Need of a New AgentJennifer Aniston|
Frequently Asked Questions about the Best Christmas Movies
In this article, we have reviewed several Christmas movies and the majority of them are family-centered hence, everyone in the family can watch them whether old or young. So, if you’re looking for the best family Christmas movies, they are definitely on this list and they’re also available on digital movie deals.
If you’ve read through this article, then you already know the best Christmas movies! They’re all listed here and the good thing is that they are available on movie sites.
Of course, there are comedy Christmas movies. In fact, most of the movies listed here are comedic and you’ll definitely have a good laugh watching them.
Yes, there are new Christmas movies i.e movies that were recently released. Some of them are Last Christmas, Let it Snow, Princess Switch, and Office Christmas Party to mention a few. You can find these movies on movie buying sites.
If what you’re looking for is a rush of adrenaline mixed with the Christmas spirit, you have nothing to worry about because there are a number of action Christmas movies to keep you entertained. Some of them include Die Hard, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Batman Return and Lethal weapon to name a few.
Conclusion: Top Christmas Movies
There you have it! The best holiday movies of all time. Now you don’t have to scamper around the internet searching for the best christmas movies to watch with your loved ones.
We’ve done the search for you, all you have to do is choose from this rich list of ours and immerse yourself in the spirit of Christmas.
To summarize, here’re the highest rated Christmas movies you need to add to your watchlist. Enjoy!