The Best Christmas Movies Of All Time

Updated: 5 days ago

1.

Home Alone

Macaulay Culkin is forgotten by his family and forced to battle a couple of dimwit thieves (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) around Christmas in this enduring children's adventure from director Chris Columbus and writer John Hughes.


2.

Bad Santa

Billy Bob Thornton's thieving department store Santa injects some nasty deviancy into the Yuletide season in this uproarious black comedy.


3.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The debate whether The Nightmare Before Christmas a Halloween movie or a Christmas movie lives on, but it is nonetheless a true holiday classic.


4.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This 2000 award winning film shows Jim Carrey putting on a show to bring the famous cartoon to life. Filled with improvised humor, heartfelt moments, and holiday cheer.


5.

Elf

Will Ferrell is a clownish orphan raised by Santa and his elves in the North Pole who journeys to the big city to find his biological father, a cynical book publisher, in this surprisingly sweet fantasy.


6.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Rarely has a series' third installment been the equal of its two predecessors, but such is the case with this threequel involving a mishap-besieged family get-together.


7.

Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph is a legend, and as an adult in these trying times, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer feels a bit like the underdog story we need.


8.

A Christmas Story

This iconic holiday classic that will most likely be playing on repeat on the Turner network during the holiday season.


9.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Can you really say it is the holiday season if you don't watch the Charlie Brown Christmas movie? The answer is no, no you cannot.


10.

Deck The Halls

Matthew Broderick plays a dad whose entire ordered world turns into disarray with the arrival of his kooky neighbor.

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