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 humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sweet and light films and TV shows about / with christmas, holiday, christmas tree, family, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, chase, destiny and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas: Home Alone (1990), The Polar Express (2004), Arthur Christmas (2011), The Holiday (2006), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Love Actually (2003), A Christmas Carol (2009), Four Christmases (2008), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993).

List of christmas movies

 7.6
 452K
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: humorous, light, not serious, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, family, holiday, when the parents are away, home invasion, kids and family, child protagonist, youth, danger, neighbor, children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, america, paris france, illinois ...
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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, touching, stylized, semi serious, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, adventure, belief, magic, santa claus, train ride, train travel, holiday, self discovery, young heroes, snow, computer animation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
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Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, hi-tech, letter, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tanzania, idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada ...
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 6.9
 237K
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: feel good, romantic, sentimental, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, happy ending, holiday, fall in love, vacation, snow, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, christmas party, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, london, england, california, usa ...
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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: humorous, fairy tale, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, holiday, social misfits, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, social relations, rescue, magic ...
Time: 2000s
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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, feel good, sentimental, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, family gatherings, family dinner, farce, neighbor, eccentric family, nothing goes right, down on your luck, family relations, yuppie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.6
 416K
Love Actually (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
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, sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, love and romance, looking for love, couple relations, unrequited love, fall in love, love, marriage, family relations, love at first sight, first love, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, marseille, england, france ...
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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, holiday, redemption, life changing experience, snow, regret, disney, rich and poor, human nature, greed, coldhearted ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, future
Place: england, europe, london
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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, light, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, holiday, couple relations, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family gatherings, parents and children, in-laws, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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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, realistic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, home alone, when the parents are away, children, danger, family, young heroes, trap, family relations, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, usa
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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as ...
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, colourful ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: halloween, christmas, dark fantasy, holiday, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, skeleton, goth, dreams, objects come to life, nightmare, friends ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
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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, touching, sweet, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prince, christmas, palace, proposal, snow, reporter, coronation, christmas movie, dating show, castle, romance, intrigue ...
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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, humorous, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, love and romance, prince, family relations, fall in love, life turned upside down, castle, butler, princess, holiday, christmas eve, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 6.8
 101K
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, sincere, inspirational, touching, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: christmas, road not taken, destiny, family relations, life changing experience, rich and poor, family life, lifestyle change, alternate reality, midlife crisis, fish out of water, workaholic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1987
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 212K
Elf (2003)
Genre: 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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, christmas spirit, elf, christmas movie, goofy hero, santa claus, fish out of water, corporate world, north pole, orphan, new job, holiday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, south pole
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 6.1
 60K
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, dark, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, demon, supernatural, legends and myths, dark fantasy, monster, child in peril, blizzard, power outage, santa claus, danger, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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, humorous, touching, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, family values, family gatherings, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, brother sister relationship, secret, family drama, wedding preparations and rituals, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, united states
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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, idiotic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, couple relations, suburbs, holiday, nothing goes right, eccentric family, looking for love, parents and children, loneliness, dysfunctional family, happy ending, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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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, sentimental, light, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fall in love, christmas, disorder, love and romance, love triangle, coma, new year's eve, love affair, sibling relationship, mistaken identity, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa, new york
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Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker) are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, reporter, small town, love affair, opposites attract, male female relationship, fall in love, romance, help, friendship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, new york
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
Genre: Animation, Short, 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, imaginary, social misfits, dog, villain turns good, christmas eve, obsession, sleigh ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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A Christmas Kiss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Wendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, workplace situations, power relations, workplace, rivalry, obnoxious boss, holiday, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 5.0
 22K
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, humorous, dark humor, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: christmas, holiday, parents and children, neighbor, suburbs, small town, feud, rivalry, couple relations, social relations, family, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, england, massachusetts, latin america
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A Royal Christmas (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young working girl with a blue-collar background is surprised when her new fiancé announces he is actually a prince of a small sovereign country in Europe. After the couple quickly takes off to spend the holidays at his family’s sprawling, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: prince, christmas, royal family, marriage proposal, maid, love and romance, orphan, friends, palaces castles and temples, wedding, overbearing mother, mother son conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, philadelphia
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Crown for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After getting fired from her job as a maid at a ritzy New York City hotel, Allie reluctantly accepts a temp gig as the governess to a young girl who is part of a powerful family in Europe that lives in an actual castle. After arriving, Allie learns ...
Style: romantic, feel good, touching, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: prince, governess, christmas, princess, castle, marriage proposal, small town, king, holiday, christmas movie, engagement, father son relationship ...
Place: new york, europe
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A Prince for Christmas (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A prince from Europe meets a charming waitress when he travels to America during the Christmas holiday to escape an arranged marriage.
Style: romantic, sweet, sincere, captivating
Plot: prince, christmas, king, engagement, incognito, father son relationship, sister sister relationship, kingdom, hidden identity, against the rules, forbidden love, fall in love ...
Place: europe
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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: sincere, atmospheric, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: santa claus, christmas spirit, christmas, children, brother sister relationship, reindeer, holiday, imaginary character, journey, brother, sister, little sister ...
Place: chicago illinois
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: touching, feel good, uplifting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desperation, life changing experience, angel, christmas, family, holiday, suicide attempt, self discovery, small town, alternate reality, road not taken, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 7.0
 83K
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, hopes, power relations, showbiz, ratings, boss and employee, holiday, television ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, future, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 6.3
 45K
The Grinch (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Grinch hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration.
Style: light, sincere, touching, entertaining, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, christmas movie, optimism, surrealism, fight, small town, happy ending, life philosophy, best friends, justice, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 2010s
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