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, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining and semi serious films and TV shows about / with christmas eve, christmas, christmas movie, family relations, holiday, christmas tree, family, christmas present, destiny and santa claus plots mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas eve: Last Christmas (2019), The Knight Before Christmas (2019), A Princess for Christmas (2011), A Christmas Carol (2009), Just in Time for Christmas (2015), Love the Coopers (2015), Noelle (2019), A Christmas Carol (2019), Fatman (2020), Christmas Angel (2012).

List of christmas eve movies

 6.5
 60K
Last Christmas (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas eve, christmas, male female friendship, holiday, romance, young man, young girl, mother daughter conflict, aspiring singer, homeless woman, drinking contest, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, year 2017, year 1999
Place: london, former yugoslavia, united kingdom, britain, yugoslavia
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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, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Plot: christmas eve, knight, time travel, christmas, female teacher, christmas party, quest, teacher student relationship, fish out of water, christmas movie, pickpocket, crying woman ...
Time: 14th century, year 2019
Place: ontario canada
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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
Plot: love and romance, family relations, holiday, prince, christmas, life turned upside down, fall in love, butler, princess, castle, christmas eve, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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A Christmas Carol (2009)
Genre: Animation, 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, sentimental, exciting, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, holiday, rich and poor, greed, christmas eve, disney, snow, life changing experience, regret, human nature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, future, 1840s
Place: england, europe, london, united kingdom
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Just in Time for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
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 eve, time travel, christmas, job offer, marriage proposal, relationship vs career, second chance, choice, mysterious stranger, miraculous event, doubts and hesitations, couple relations ...
Time: future
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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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
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, family relations, large family, family, parents and children, couple relations, family gatherings, nothing goes right, couples, happiness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 1960s, year 1946
Place: usa, pittsburgh, united states
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 6.3
 18K
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, exciting, light, entertaining ...
Plot: elf, christmas eve, christmas, santa claus, north pole, fish out of water, family business, christmas movie, brother sister relationship, disorder, buddies, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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A Christmas Carol (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 173 min.
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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, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: ghost, christmas eve, employer employee relationship, scrooge, miser, greed, spirit, poor family, introspection, family secret, family secrets, family relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1840s
Place: london
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 5.9
 19K
Fatman (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, Billy, a neglected and precocious 12 year old, hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.
Style: absurd, weird, cynical, funny
Plot: christmas, north pole, santa claus, christmas eve, evil child, hitman, antisocial behavior, career criminal, male protagonist, christmas movie, child, bully ...
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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: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas movie, single parent, wish come true, christmas eve, holiday, family, parents and children, friendship, family relations, friends, youth, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, child custody, toys, holiday, christmas eve, family, adventure, christmas tree, christmas party, magic, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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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: realistic, captivating, light, sincere
Plot: childhood friend, christmas movie, christmas eve, road trip, male female relationship, christmas, friendship, reunion, fall in love, family relations, society, romance ...
Place: indiana, missouri, kansas, nebraska, colorado ...
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A Good Doctor (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On Christmas eve, Serge is the only on-call emergency doctor available. Struck by a crippling back-ache, he gets help from a pizza delivery boy who will need to step in the doctor's shoes.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, entertaining
Plot: doctors, christmas eve, first aid, childbirth, delivery man, against the odds, love, adventure, friendship, friends, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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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, entertaining, feel good, light
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, high school sweetheart, christmas eve, holiday, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love and romance, father daughter relationship, christmas movie, small town, happy ending, letter writing, homecoming ...
Place: oregon
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All About Christmas Eve (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 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: humorous, light, feel good, captivating
Plot: christmas eve, alternate timeline, dating, airplane trip, event planner, christmas, love and romance, relationship vs career, moral dilemma, couples, career, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new york
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 7.0
 91K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, witty, light ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, back from the dead, redemption, supernatural, christmas eve, power relations, hopes, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, year 1988, year 1968 ...
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 19K
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
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas spirit, christmas, romance, christmas eve, snow, lgbt, small town life, teenage love, love affair, relationships, small town, social relations ...
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 7.4
 2K
The Exam (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Hungary, Christmas 1957. The state, shaken and insecure by the defeated revolution of 1956 and prodded by a renewed Stalinist atmosphere, has decreed that all security personnel must take an exam to challenge and verify their loyalty. But ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, christmas eve, investigation, informant, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, police station, stalinism, political repression, co worker co worker relationship, following someone ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: budapest, europe, hungary, budapest hungary
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Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, christmas, disorder, christmas tree, when the parents are away, fish out of water, christmas eve, happy ending, airport, youth, child as adult, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, iowa, hawaii
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12 Dates of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: time loop, christmas, falling in love, fall in love, true love, love and romance, dating, romance, couple relations, christmas eve, blind date, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: family outing, kids, 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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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl is transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.
Style: fairy tale, stylized, light, exciting, entertaining
Plot: christmas, disney, imaginary kingdom, magic, female villain, female protagonist, nutcracker, princess, good versus evil, life turned upside down, hopes, strong female character ...
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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the last minute to come home, he must put together a holiday celebration.
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, satirical, witty ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, suburban life, christmas party, nothing goes right, disorder, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, contests and competitions, christmas tree ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, latin america, peru, usa
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 7.6
 1K
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: captivating, uplifting, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: military, friendship, anti war, single parent, danger, german soldier, mother son relationship, boy, christmas eve, against humanity, world war two, world war one ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: germany, europe, africa
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Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the ...
Style: sincere, light, feel good, captivating, entertaining
Plot: christmas, journalist, christmas eve, magazine editor, happy ending, single woman, santa claus, small town, female protagonist, blog, assignment, romance ...
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'Twas the Night (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family relations, cons and scams, family, on the run, dishonesty, disorder, mischievous children, imaginary, christmas eve, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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: romantic, captivating, sweet, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, christmas eve, shop owner, transformation, fall in love, male female relationship, family business, coping, young man, romance, young girl, holiday ...
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: suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: family secret, christmas eve, family relations, life is a bitch, lgbt, society, relationship problems, social relations, family problems, sex with brother in law, voyeurism, family gatherings ...
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Gift of the Magi (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A newlywed couple burdened with economic hardship decides not to exchange Christmas presents to save money over the holidays. Secretly, they make sacrifices to buy the other a special gift.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, hopes, wish come true, christmas present, christmas movie, christmas eve, family relations, ghost, optimism ...
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3 Holiday Tails (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Rod and Katherine Wright are enjoying their retirement in Florida – or so they’re telling each other. Actually, Rod’s been bored with nothing to do, and Katherine misses her kids back home, especially with Christmas right around the corner. At ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: pets, christmas, love and romance, couples, friendship, dog, best friend, childhood friend, christmas eve, childhood memory, wedding, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida
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