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The list contains the best, new and most relevant christmas movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, clever, light, funny, feel good and semi serious films and TV shows about / with christmas, holiday, catastrophe, dialogue, family, mentor, runaway, storytelling, chase and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as christmas: Home Alone (1990), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Four Christmases (2008), The Holiday (2006), Black Christmas (2006), Deck the Halls (2006), Daddy's Home 2 (2017), Surviving Christmas (2004), Love Actually (2003), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993).
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It's a Wonderful Life
Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
USA
130 min.
 8.6
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Easter
Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
USA
200 min.
The Grinch
Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
China, USA
90 min.

List of christmas movies

 7.5
 379K
Home Alone
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, funny, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, home alone, family, kids and family, mischievous children, holiday, one man army, child in peril, precocious child, when the parents are away, home invasion, family bonds ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, paris france, chicago illinois, illinois, america ...
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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, humorous, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, monster, social misfits, disorder, creativity, redemption, imaginary kingdom, magic, greed, kids and family, fish out of water ...
Time: 2000s
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Four Christmases
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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, family relations, dysfunctional family, holiday, couple relations, family bonds, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, family gatherings, marriage, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.9
 209K
The Holiday
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 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, sweet, feel good, light, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, happy ending, women, lifestyle change, love and romance, unlikely couple, multiple storylines, romance, love story, love, life philosophy, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, los angeles, california, usa
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Black Christmas
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: christmas, psychopath, murder, serial killer, holiday, slasher, gory, danger, violence, brutality, dysfunctional family, sorority ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 4.9
 19K
Deck the Halls
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: humorous, feel good, light, funny, dark humor ...
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, neighbor, parents and children, small town, social relations, suburbs, couple relations, dream, unlikely friendships, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, latin america, massachusetts
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 6.0
 39K
Daddy's Home 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, father son conflict, father son relationship, family relations, friendship, holiday, stepfather stepson relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, stepfather, husband wife relationship, adventure, children ...
Time: contemporary
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Surviving Christmas
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: humorous, feel good, absurd, idiotic, semi serious ...
Plot: holiday, christmas, couple relations, happy ending, nothing goes right, loneliness, suburbs, looking for love, eccentric family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, single parent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
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, funny, light, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: christmas, nothing goes right, holiday, eccentric family, farce, family, family gatherings, parents and children, down on your luck, family dinner, culture clash, creativity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.6
 365K
Love Actually
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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, romance, christmas, multiple storylines, looking for love, adultery, relationships, love story, friendship, couple relations, love at first sight, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, marseille, france ...
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The Nightmare Before Christmas
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, colourful, dark, surreal, macabre ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: magic, holiday, skeleton, dreams, christmas, good versus evil, save the day, dark fantasy, imagination, imaginary kingdom, adventure, music ...
Time: 1990s
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A Bad Moms Christmas
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amy, Kiki and Carla – three under-appreciated and over-burdened women – rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they ...
Style: buddy comedy, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: single mother, holiday, female protagonist, friendship between women, female friendship, single parent, christmas, christmas movie, woman, parenting, male objectification, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
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It's a Wonderful Life
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: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sweet, compassionate ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: alternate reality, family, road not taken, friendship, self discovery, desperation, small town life, mentor, love, life philosophy, human nature, life changing experience ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 6.7
 94K
The Family Man
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: sincere, sweet, inspirational, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: road not taken, midlife crisis, life changing experience, rich and poor, alternate reality, rich snob, life philosophy, family life, second chance, family relations, lost love, family man ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 302K
Die Hard 2
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, lone hero, save the day, fight scenes, adventure, gunfight, airport, chase, danger, airplane, christmas, master criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, washington d.c.
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While You Were Sleeping
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: sentimental, romantic, sweet, light, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, mistaken identity, romance, coma, loneliness, secret admirer, love, destiny, memory loss, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Bridget Jones's Diary
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, funny, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, looking for love, loneliness, thirtysomething life, opposites attract, betrayal, verbal byplay, love, love story, uninhibited rivalry, destiny, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, britain
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 6.2
 83K
Why Him?
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Cambodia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter's young rich boyfriend.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, idiotic, light ...
Plot: happy ending, family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dumb, moral ambiguity, male objectification, awkward situation, billionaire, technology, family relations, foul language, christmas ...
Place: usa, california
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Just Getting Started
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Duke Diver is living the high life as the freewheeling manager of a luxurious resort in Palm Springs, Calif. He soon faces competition from Leo, a former military man who likes the same woman that Duke is interested in. When Diver's past ...
Style: humorous, captivating, funny, feel good, twists and turns
Plot: rivalry, secrets, adventure, escapades, hitman, friendship, christmas, senior citizen, crimes, love and romance, twists & turns, boarding house ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.1
 90K
Daddy's Home
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the ...
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: kids
Plot: family, children, dumb, uninhibited rivalry, father, parenthood, kids and family, rival, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, culture clash, manipulation ...
Place: new orleans
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The Nutcracker in 3D
Genre: Action, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920's Vienna, this is the tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, toy comes to life, good versus evil, danger, escapades, heroes, rivalry, save the day, godparent, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, austria
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A Christmas Story
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, childhood, bullying, school, toys, children, parents and children, memory, small town, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa
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Happy Christmas
Genre: Drama, History, Music, Romance, War
Country: France, Germany, UK, Belgium, Romania, Norway, Japan, USA
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: realistic, emotional, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: christmas, war, german, french, friendship, holiday, idealism, soldier, violence, survival, british, prejudice ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany, berlin germany, brussels belgium ...
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 6.9
 175K
Elf
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: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, culture clash, adoption, father son relationship, parenthood, chase, storytelling, goofy hero, kids and family, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, south pole, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 51K
Krampus
Genre: Action, Comedy, 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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, supernatural, family, holiday, blood, mythology, deadly creature, death, dark fantasy, demons, violence, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Night Before
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In New York City for their annual tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail of Christmas parties since their yearly reunion might be coming to an end.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, marijuana, weed, buddies, male nudity, drugs, holiday, reunion, drinking, christmas party, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 2001
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Arthur Christmas
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: humorous, stylized, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, christmas, holiday, young heroes, dysfunctional family, storytelling, children, race against time, adventure, imaginary, childhood, santa claus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, obsession, dog, adventure, village, goofy hero, monster, hidden identity, greed, childhood ...
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A Charlie Brown Christmas
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but is a frustrating struggle. ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, earnest ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, children, friendship, childhood, friends, youth, pets, greed, storytelling, young heroes ...
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A Christmas Carol
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: semi serious, exciting, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, redemption, family, ghost, holiday, supernatural, greed, chase, ghosts, death, human nature, happy ending ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, future, victorian england, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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