Christmas special movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant christmas special movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out christmas special, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting and light films and TV shows about / with christmas, family, holiday, escapades, disorder, friends, christmas tree, santa claus, family relations and imaginary plots mostly in Family, Animation and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas special: A Very Murray Christmas (2015), Shrek the Halls (2007), A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994), A Rose for Christmas (2017), Road to Christmas (2018), Jack Frost (1979), Yogi's First Christmas (1980), Pinocchio's Christmas (1980), A Flintstone Family Christmas (1993), Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978).

List of christmas special movies

A Very Murray Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Bill Murray worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a massive snowstorm in New York City. Through luck and perseverance, guests arrive at Gotham’s Carlyle Hotel to help him — dancing and singing in holiday spirit.
Style: christmas special, melancholic, satirical, light, talky ...
Plot: christmas, hotel, reenactment, christmas carol, family, parody, sarcasm, loneliness, nothing goes right, music, destiny, female director ...
Place: new york
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Shrek the Halls (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Christmas tree isn't the only thing green in this new holiday classic. Shrek is back and trying to get into the spirit of the season. After promising Fiona and the kids a Christmas they'll remember, he is forced to take a crash course ...
Style: fairy tale, christmas special, humorous, not serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: holiday, friendship, family, fish out of water, adventure, escapades, odd couple, family life, family gatherings, imaginary kingdom, cat, christmas tree ...
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A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Fred is cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in a stage adaption of the story, but is acting a bit stingy in real life.
Style: christmas special, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ghost, self discovery, eccentric family, theater, obnoxious boss, anti heroes, family, redemption, boss and employee, anti hero, religions or cults, disorder ...
Time: prehistory, 19th century, stone age, ancient history, prehistoric times
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: Bitter and hateful, the Grinch is irritated at the thought of the nearby village having a happy time celebrating Christmas. So disguised as Santa Claus, with his dog made to look like a reindeer, he raids the village to steal all the Christmas ...
Style: feel good, christmas special, semi serious, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, family, fish out of water, social misfits, imaginary, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, surrealism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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A Rose for Christmas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Andy is a passionate artist whose family has been building Rose Parade floats for generations. When her Dad gets sick, Andy is forced to take the helm and supervise the construction and decoration of their client's float. And to make matters ...
Style: christmas special, feel good, romantic, funny, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, opposites attract, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, transformation, unlikely couple, new year, character change, parade, coping, chance, family business ...
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Road to Christmas (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Los Angeles television producer Maggie Baker unwittingly falls for Danny Wise, the son and former producer of his mother’s popular annual Christmas special Julia Wise Lifestyle. When Maggie’s secret plan to reunite Danny and his two brothers ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, light, christmas special
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love affair, rivalry, family, love and romance, happy ending, opposites attract, male female relationship, family values, romance, fall in love, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, denver colorado, rhode island, los angeles
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Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Lanny and Wayne are at it again! With the Big 2-5 fast approaching, Wayne and Lanny must race to recover classified North Pole technology which has fallen into the hands of a computer-hacking Naughty Kid! Desperate to prevent Christmas from ...
Style: christmas special
Plot: holiday, elf, christmas, hostage, technology, naughty child, sled, brother sister relationship, reindeer, saving christmas, car salesman, sideburns ...
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Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (1982)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Yogi escapes from Jellystone and hides out in a department store - posing as the Store's Santa. Along the way, he helps a little girl to rediscover her faith in Christmas.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, friendship, store, buddies, family, escapades, chases and races, on the run, disorder, friends, holiday, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
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Buster & Chauncey's Silent Night (1998)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Buster and Chauncey - the world's greatest Mouse-icians - have arrived in Oberndorf for their shot at the big time: performing for the queen at the annual Christmas Pageant! But on Christmas Eve, Burghermeister Huffenmeir finds all the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, church, christmas, hopes, heroes, imaginary, family, escapades, miraculous event, friends, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: austria
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Jack Frost (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In this delightful animated tale, Pardon-me Pete (Buddy Hackett), the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see ...
Style: humorous, touching, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fall in love, christmas, knight, escapades, danger, imaginary, daring rescue, oldies, village, heroic mission, village life, kidnapping ...
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Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yogi, Boo Boo and Cindy are awakened from hibernation and join their friends' Christmas activities while interfering with 2 villians' efforts to ruin the holiday.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, escapades, best friends, family, save the day, adventure, animal life, disorder, friends, friendship, hotel, children ...
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Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives Frosty's family magic amulets to keep them from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, danger, imaginary, adventure, family, getting home, curses spells and rituals, disorder, friends, wizards and magicians, escapades, daring rescue ...
Time: 70s
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He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: In this special Christmas episode of the He-Man and She-Ra cartoons, their sidekick Orko accidentally gets beamed to Earth during a test of a new spy satellite. Orko manages to get back Planet Eternia, but brings along two Earth children, Alisha and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, christmas special
Plot: good versus evil, outer space, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, space and aliens, escapades, superhuman powers, imaginary, rivalry, danger, adventure, distant planet ...
Time: 80s
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The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Great Ak calls a council of the Immortals to ask that Santa Claus be given immortality. And to justify it, he tells the history of Santa Claus. The Ak found an abandoned baby and gave it to a lioness and a fairy to raise, who named him Claus. ...
Style: christmas special, puppet animation
Plot: santa claus, christmas, council, immortal, tied up, baby boy, reindeer, villain, valley, kitten, orphanage, flying ...
Time: middle ages
Place: japan
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Pinocchio's Christmas (1980)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Geppetto prepare for Christmas, Pinocchio joins a puppet show to earn money for a present. There he meets and elopes with the beautiful girl puppet Julietta, leaving Geppetto alone and worried.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, adventure, family relations, disorder, in the woods, friends, puppets, money raising, youth, imaginary, escapades, curses spells and rituals ...
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The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree (1979)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Papa Bear and the cubs search the woods for the perfect Christmas tree, but run afoul of the woodland animals who live in the trees they aim to cut down.
Style: christmas special
Plot: fish, christmas, eagle, feather, mother daughter relationship, youth, tree, respect, anger, pleading, singing, forest ...
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A Flintstone Family Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Fred and Wilma try to teach a wayward boy about values.
Style: christmas special
Plot: christmas, family relations, caveman, husband wife relationship, anachronism, surrealism, wife husband relationship
Time: stone age, prehistory, prehistoric times
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Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (1992)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: We're in for some merry mishaps when Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas. That bionic bonehead is off to the North Pole to stop Dr. Claw from taking over Santa's elves and workshop. Accompanied as usual by Penny and Brain who foil Claw's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, heroes, escapades, rivalry, goofy hero, crimes, chases and races, wizards and magicians, disorder, heroic mission, family, amateur detective ...
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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Big Bird worries when Oscar tells him that if Santa Claus can't fit down the chimney on Christmas Eve, nobody would get presents.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: puppet, self discovery, friends, wizards and magicians, skating, social relations, nagging and grouching, puppets, family relations, disorder, riddles and clues, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: sesame street
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A Flintstone Christmas (1977)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When Santa has an accident at Fred's house on Christmas Eve, Fred and Barney have to continue his run for him.
Style: christmas special
Plot: santa claus, christmas, anachronism, family relations, holiday, caveman, christmas eve
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
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Santa and the Three Bears (1970)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Two bear cubs want to meet Santa despite their mother telling them that Santa does not exist. With the help of the park ranger, their wish might come true!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, wish come true, family relations, in the woods, animal life, save the day, escapades, hopes, youth, family, holiday, chopping wood ...
Place: wyoming, usa
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John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In this beloved holiday classic, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the Muppets join the singer for a heart-warming Christmas celebration, with traditional carols as well as lesser-known holiday songs.
Style: christmas special
Plot: christmas, holiday, muppets, puppetry, holiday season, singing, singer
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The Bob Hope Christmas Special: Around the World with the USO (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Bob Hope's USO tour from 1968.
Style: christmas special
Plot: vaudeville, christmas, comedian, stand up comedian, variety show, holiday season, holiday
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Cabbage Patch Kids: First Christmas (1984)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Cabbage Patch Kids have their first Christmas adventure!
Style: christmas special
Plot: childless couple, orphan, leg brace, christmas, redhead girl, city, freckles, park, adoption, family relations, christmas spirit, stork ...
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The Magic Hockey Skates (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 21 min.
Story: A boy begrudgingly buys second hand skates which turn out to make him the best hockey player ever - via three wishes.
Style: christmas special
Plot: santa claus, ice hockey, desire, ice skates, hockey, brother brother relationship, tournament
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Special Collector's Edition (2010)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 9 min.
TV show
Story: A Special Collector's Edition.
Style: silent film, christmas special
Plot: craziness, looking at the camera, irony, internet, critic, analysis, farce, film history, film critic
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The Smurfs Christmas Special (1982)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: The Smurfs come to the rescue of two children and their grandfather when an evil mysterious stranger shows up and causes their sleigh to turn over, forcing them to seek help and inadvertently bring Gargamel in on the action.
Style: humorous, not serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, friends, disorder, imaginary, escapades, danger, rivalry, family, imaginary kingdom, holiday, footprint, uncle ...
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Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales (2002)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 18 min.
Story: Tis the season for the cheer and charm of the Peanuts kids - and this delight special offers five segments full of unforgettable moments. Snoopy works as a bell-ringer to raise money and tries making peace with the ferocious cat next door. Linus ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: best friends, young heroes, mischievous children, obsessive quest, youth, buddies, eccentric family, cartoon dog, school, skating, pets, family ...
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Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: 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.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: workplace, rookie, santa claus, escapades, partners, family, imaginary, workplace situations, holiday, partnership, christmas, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, Canada, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Pacworlders excitedly decorate for Berry Day, Pac is saddened about missing his parents as he receives a picture ornament of them from his Aunt Spheria. The teens reminisce of their childhood Berry Day as they enjoy Christmas eggnog. Since ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, captivating, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: ghost, supernatural, superhuman powers, youth, imaginary, family, supernatural ability, friends, disorder, social relations, high school, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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