Christmas eve movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant christmas eve movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, captivating, feel good, light, realistic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with christmas eve, christmas, christmas movie, holiday, christmas season, winter, snow, family relations, christmas tree and happy ending plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas eve: A Christmas Carol (2019), The Knight Before Christmas (2019), Just in Time for Christmas (2015), All About Christmas Eve (2012), Last Christmas (2019), A Christmas Carol (2009), Elf (2003), Silent Night (2002), 48 Christmas Wishes (2017), A Princess for Christmas (2011).

List of christmas eve movies

A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
TV show
Story: London, 1843. Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old man, despises the Christmas holiday. Over the course of Christmas Eve night he is visited by three ghosts to show him his past, present and future.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: christmas eve, scrooge, employer employee relationship, miser, christmas, ghost, spirit, greed, poor family, introspection, afterlife, haunted house ...
Time: victorian era, future, 1840s, 19th century
Place: london
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The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A medieval English knight is magically transported to present day where he ends up falling for a high school science teacher.
Style: light, entertaining, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: christmas, time travel, christmas eve, knight, christmas party, time traveler, quest, fish out of water, fall in love, time jump, adventure, in love ...
Time: future, 14th century, year 2019
Place: ontario canada
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Just in Time for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lindsay is faced with a life-altering decision as Christmas approaches: Stay in her tiny hometown and marry boyfriend Jason or accept a coveted post teaching at an Ivy League college on the other side of the country. What to do? Fortunately for ...
Style: light, feel good, funny, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, time travel, second chance, marriage proposal, job offer, relationship vs career, sent to the future, choice, doubts and hesitations, miraculous event, mysterious stranger ...
Time: future
Place: seattle
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All About Christmas Eve (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 'Tis the Season for Evelyn Wright...literally, she is a party planner in NYC. At the last minute Eve finds out that one of her agency's top clients is throwing a HUGE Christmas event, in LA, on Christmas Eve! Eve must decide whether to ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, feel good
Plot: christmas eve, christmas, alternate timeline, dating, airplane trip, love and romance, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, couples, lifetime, party, career ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new york
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 6.5
 79K
Last Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Her last date with disaster? That of having accepted to work as Santa's elf for a department store. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be ...
Style: touching, sincere, surprise ending, sweet, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, christmas eve, romance, young girl, love, young man, aspiring singer, male female friendship, homeless woman, sister sister relationship, heart transplant ...
Time: contemporary, year 1999, year 2017
Place: london, united kingdom, england, britain, former yugoslavia
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge ...
Style: feel good, colourful, light, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, ghost, disney, redemption, snow, scrooge, time travel, greed, christmas eve, regret, life changing experience ...
Time: future, victorian era, 1840s, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, disney, christmas eve, reindeer, family, deception, fantasy world, disorder, hidden identity, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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 7.0
 269K
Elf (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, light, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, father son relationship, santa claus, christmas spirit, winter, north pole, goofy hero, elf, christmas eve, adventure, toys ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, south pole, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 2K
Silent Night (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and then three German soldiers, she successfully convinces the ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, realistic, motivational
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: christmas eve, anti war, world war two, christmas, american soldier, soldier, hitler youth, military, friendship, single parent, nazi, boy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa, dunkirk
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48 Christmas Wishes (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Holiday magic has never gleamed brighter as Santa’s Elves head out on an adventure to bring every boy and girl their Christmas wish while also bringing a family back together in this heartfelt Christmas movie from Gaumont. After accidentally ...
Style: sincere, sweet, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas eve, christmas, holiday, friendship, gift, small town, society, romance, youth, mother daughter conflict, north pole ...
Time: contemporary
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A Princess for Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After her sister and brother-in-law's tragic death, an American woman who is the guardian for her young niece and nephew is invited to a royal European castle for Christmas by her late brother-in-law's father, the Duke of Castlebury. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, life turned upside down, prince, family relations, butler, princess, snow, love and romance, fall in love, fish out of water, servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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 7.1
 33K
Tangerine (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee is back on the block. Upon hearing that her pimp boyfriend hasn't been faithful during the 28 days she was locked up, the working girl and her best friend, Alexandra, embark on a mission to get ...
Style: disturbing, harsh, enigmatic, talky, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, friendship, christmas, prostitute, transsexual, sex, christmas eve, transsexuality, infidelity, hollywood, taxi, prostitution ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
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 7.1
 145K
Bad Santa (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.
Style: cynical, humorous, funny, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: dark humor, christmas, heist, alcohol abuse, christmas eve, robbery, holiday, bully, pretense, cons and scams, antisocial behavior, thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, arizona, milwaukee wisconsin, miami, phoenix arizona
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, light, stylized, exciting, entertaining
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, disney, nutcracker, fairy, female protagonist, magical object, christmas eve, imaginary kingdom, princess, female villain, good versus evil, hopes ...
Time: victorian era
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 6.3
 22K
Noelle (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, elf, family business, fish out of water, holiday, disney, disorder, north pole, buddies, santa claus, new year ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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Love the Coopers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, family relations, large family, parents and children, couples, nothing goes right, couple relations, family gatherings, happiness, starting over, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, year 1946
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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Cross Country Christmas (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Former classmates Lina and Max are traveling home for the holidays, until a storm hits and they have to work together to make it home in time, no matter the mode of transportation.
Style: captivating, realistic, light, sincere
Plot: christmas, childhood friend, christmas eve, road trip, fall in love, male female relationship, friendship, love, family relations, society, romance, dog ...
Place: usa, missouri, nebraska, colorado, indiana ...
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Merry Christmas (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: christmas, world war one, truce, soldier, war, human spirit, idealism, german, holiday, anti war, friendship, christmas eve ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, year 1914
Place: berlin germany, france, paris france, germany, europe ...
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 330K
The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, psychological, disturbing, sad ...
Plot: injustice, teacher, life turned upside down, false accusation, child abuse, father son relationship, pedophile, social injustice, friendship between men, divorced man, divorce, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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Fanny and Alexander (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France, West Germany
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Through the eyes of ten-year-old Alexander, we witness the delights and conflicts of the Ekdahl family, a sprawling bourgeois clan in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Sweden.
Style: philosophical, disturbing, art house, thought provoking, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, childhood, christmas, emotional abuse, brother sister relationship, grief, coming of age, children, christmas eve, domestic violence, abusive stepfather, family ...
Time: victorian era, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s, 1910s
Place: sweden, tokyo, eastern europe, scandinavia
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Christmas Pen Pals (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following an unexpected breakup weeks before Christmas, Hannah, tech wiz and creator of the dating app, Perfect One, heads home for the holidays, challenged to save her failing business by re-conceiving a new romantic dating model. Upon her return ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, high school sweetheart, christmas eve, holiday, love and romance, christmas spirit, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, small town, homecoming, second chance, starting over ...
Place: oregon
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 5.8
 22K
Let It Snow (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a huge blizzard (that doesn't show signs of stopping) hits, Gracetown is completely snowed in. But even though it's cold outside, things are heating up inside, proving that Christmas is magical when it comes to love.
Style: captivating, entertaining, sincere, romantic, queer cinema
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, romance, christmas eve, love, teenager, small town life, love story, couple relations, saving christmas, small town, relationships ...
Time: future
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 6.7
 3K
Snow Bride (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a reporter encounters the eldest son of a famous political family at a mountain retreat, she winds up pretending to be his girlfriend over Christmas so he can save face with his family. Should she secretly expose newsworthy scoops about the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pretend relationship, christmas, fall in love, winter, family relations, media, love and romance, journalism, hidden identity, couples, workplace, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: california, usa
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Collateral Beauty (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.
Style: twist ending, sad, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: loss, anguish, husband wife relationship, group therapy, christmas, death, grief, life & death, solitude, tragedy, redemption, justice ...
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, new york
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 8.2
 874K
Die Hard (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: NYPD cop, John McClane's plan to reconcile with his estranged wife is thrown for a serious loop when minutes after he arrives at her office, the entire building is overtaken by a group of terrorists. With little help from the LAPD, wisecracking ...
Style: intense, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, gunfight, heist, terrorist, tough guy, christmas, one man army, police officer, terrorism, police, robbery, machismo ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Christmas with a Capital C (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: An attorney returns to his small home town in Alaska and quickly rocks the boat by getting an injunction against the nativity display tradition and attacking Christmas.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, christian film
Plot: christmas, winter, small town, lawyer, holiday, family relations, battles, workplace, love and romance, boss and employee, small town life, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
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Lucky Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucky Christmas is the story of Holly Ceroni, a single mom trying to get back on her feet, but who is crushed to learn her winning lottery ticket is in the glove compartment of her recently stolen car. Mike Ronowski, the construction worker behind ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, single parent, lottery, holiday, fall in love, romance, family, family relations, love and romance, race against time, christmas eve, christmas season ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
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Sharing Christmas (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A real estate developer is given the opportunity of his career to transform an old shopping complex into a prime location. Unfortunately, there is one tenant who is holding out—the Christmas shop owner he met by happenstance just days ago.
Style: sweet, humorous, captivating, romantic, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, shop owner, transformation, fall in love, male female relationship, happy ending, family business, young man, holiday, young girl, coping ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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Christmas. Uncensored (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nowadays Lithuania, the country with strong traditions of Catholicism and society's negative attitude to minorities (homophobia). The tragicomedy is built through the destiny of a young woman Anna, whose secret lights out during the Christmas ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: christmas eve, family secret, lgbt, family problems, relationship problems, family relations, society, social relations, life is a bitch, sex with brother in law, sex with sister in law, older man younger woman sex ...
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Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl tries to prove that the mysterious old lady next door is really an angel, when some of the neighborhood kids’ Christmas wishes. Olivia is not like most fifth graders. She is being raised by Melinda, a single mother who works at a ...
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: youth, single parent, christmas, wish come true, holiday, family, family relations, parents and children, friendship, friends, christmas eve, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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