Christmas movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant christmas movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out feel good, light, funny, humorous, entertaining and sentimental films and TV shows about / with christmas, holiday, winter, christmas movie, storytelling, dialogue, snow, family, mentor and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas: Home Alone (1990), Four Christmases (2008), The Holiday (2006), The Family Man (2000), The Polar Express (2004), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), Love Actually (2003), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Elf (2003).

List of christmas movies

 7.7
 558K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, mischievous children, family, children, home alone, youth, when the parents are away, child protagonist, kids and family, home invasion, precocious child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york, france ...
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Four Christmases (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, couple relations, in-laws, family bonds, brothers, marriage, nothing goes right, parents and children, comedy of errors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.9
 283K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, couples, happy ending, looking for love, fall in love, life philosophy, snow, vacation, country house, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa ...
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 6.8
 110K
The Family Man (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jack's lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, inspirational, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, destiny, alternate reality, road not taken, parallel universe, life changing experience, singleness, lifestyle change, family relations, fish out of water, workaholic, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1987, year 2000
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Polar Express (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
Style: feel good, 3d animation, stylized, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, magic, holiday, adventure, belief, santa claus, snow, train, boy, north pole, family, dream ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, angel, family, small town life, life changing experience, small town, desperation, second chance, friendship, alternate reality, generosity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1932, year 1919 ...
Place: new york, vatican, usa, new york state
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 7.6
 477K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in – and out – of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: christmas, love and romance, love, holiday, marriage, love story, relationships, couple relations, first love, looking for love, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, marseille, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Instead of flying to Florida with his folks, Kevin ends up alone in New York, where he gets a hotel room with his dad's credit card—despite problems from a clerk and meddling bellboy. But when Kevin runs into his old nemeses, the Wet Bandits, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, exciting, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, adventure, children, home alone, trap, when the parents are away, mischievous children, young heroes, homeless, boy, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, chicago illinois, miami ...
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, santa claus, holiday, family, villain turns good, redemption, magic, surrealism, silly humor, dog, farce ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.0
 264K
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, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, father son relationship, santa claus, christmas spirit, elf, winter, north pole, goofy hero, toys, adventure, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, usa, south pole, manhattan new york city
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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, sentimental, colourful, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, disney, ghost, redemption, snow, scrooge, greed, rich and poor, christmas eve, life changing experience, regret ...
Time: 19th century, future, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark's continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, sentimental, light ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, family dinner, farce, parents and children, family, family gatherings, culture clash, creativity, nothing goes right, eccentric family, neighbor ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 5.0
 28K
Deck the Halls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, light, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, neighbor, feud, rivalry, small town, parents and children, unlikely friendships, suburbs, couple relations, social relations ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2000s
Place: latin america, england, europe, massachusetts
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Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, humorous, colourful, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, family, adventure, redemption, race against time, magical, escapades, reindeer, magic, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tanzania, idaho, cuba, toronto ontario canada, england ...
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 6.9
 99K
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, funny, light, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: christmas, ghost, redemption, supernatural, holiday, back from the dead, greed, television, tv show, christmas eve, happy ending, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, year 1988, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york
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The Family Stone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, romance, family values, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, secret, eccentric family, parents and children, family gatherings, interracial romance, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut
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 7.3
 221K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: scary, feel good, suspenseful, humorous, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: christmas, monster, supernatural, small town, holiday, deadly creature, creature, winter, transformation, adventure, pets, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: usa
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Jingle All the Way (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son's karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, father son relationship, holiday, toys, family, adventure, christmas party, parents and children, family life, postman, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, minnesota, minneapolis minnesota
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, loneliness, disorder, new year's eve, mistaken identity, love affair, memory loss, coma ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
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The Santa Clause (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: feel good, touching, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, santa claus, holiday, disney, toys, christmas eve, child custody, family, adventure, father son relationship, magic, toy maker ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
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: christmas special, feel good, colourful, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, dog, family, obsession, christmas eve, fish out of water, social misfits, winter, change of heart, villain turns good, materialism ...
Time: 60s
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The Princess Switch (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When a down-to-earth Chicago baker and a soon-to-be princess discover they look like twins, they hatch a Christmastime plan to trade places.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, feel good
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: christmas, royalty, prince, princess, lookalikes, kingdom, single father, royal family, love, body swapping, dual role, same actor playing two characters simultaneously on screen ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois
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I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, semi serious, reflective ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, date night, family outing ...
Plot: christmas, disney, college, adventure, desert, youth, family, comedy of errors, holiday, race against time, on the road, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, iowa, nebraska ...
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 8.1
 144K
Klaus (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A postman is posted to a frozen town in the North - where he discovers Santa Claus is hiding out.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, feel good, touching, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, postman, friendship, kindness, small town, children, re-education, christmas present, toys, letter, friends ...
Time: future, 19th century
Place: finland
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The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Style: light, atmospheric, sincere, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas spirit, reindeer, firefighter, holiday, brother sister relationship, loss of father, brother, winter, teenager, children ...
Time: future
Place: massachusetts, chicago illinois
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The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, talky, not serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, ghost, holiday, muppets, puppet, childhood, family, redemption, greed, adventure, fantasy world, kids and family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 18th century, future
Place: england, london, europe, usa
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A Christmas Prince (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?
Style: romantic, light, sweet, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: christmas, prince, palace, snow, proposal, castle, intrigue, reporter, romance, coronation, dating show, love ...
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Surviving Christmas (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, absurd, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, dysfunctional family, loneliness, suburbs, family, farce, nothing goes right, couple relations, eccentric family, looking for love, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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 6.2
 73K
Krampus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A horror comedy based on the ancient legend about a pagan creature who punishes children on Christmas.
Style: scary, dark fantasy, disturbing, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, monster, legends and myths, demon, dark humor, beast, mythology, holiday, folklore, survival, creature ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: usa, normandy, florida, alaska, hawaii ...
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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: feel good, humorous, funny, satirical, ridiculous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, christmas party, suburban life, neighbor, farce, disorder, nothing goes right, family gatherings, santa claus, neighborhood ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, latin america, peru, usa
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