50 Christmas Movies – Best Classic Christmas Movies 2008

Classic Christmas MoviesChristmas just isn’t Christmas unless you watch family Christmas movies, especially classic Christmas movies during the holiday season. The top Christmas movies can get a bit sappy at times, but what would Christmas be without watching some of the best Christmas dvd’s as a family? And what could be better than the option to download Christmas movies straight to your computer if you wanted to?

Holiday movies are a favorite family past-time, including cartoon animated Xmas movies that the entire family can enjoy together. If you watch Christmas movies at all, many of these movies will likely bring back wonderful childhood memories from past Christmases with your family, and you can pass those great memories onto your children.

Here is a list of Christmas movies, in no particular order, that are amongst the best (if not the greatest) Christmas movies of all time.

Classic Christmas Movies

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
  2. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
  3. A Christmas Carol (1951)
  4. White Christmas (1954)
  5. Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
  6. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
  7. A Christmas Story (1983)
  8. A Christmas Story Ultimate Collector’s Edition (2008)
  9. A Charlie Brown Christmas-Deluxe Edition (2008)
  10. A Christmas Wish (aka The Great Rupert) (1950)
  11. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  12. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
  13. A Christmas Without Snow (1980)
  14. The Chronicles of Narnia
  15. Home Alone (1990)
  16. Home Alone 2 – Lost in New York (1999)
  17. Elf (2003)
  18. The Christmas Star (1986)
  19. Silent Night (2002)
  20. I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
  21. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (2001)
  22. The Nutcracker (1993)
  23. Bad Santa (2003)
  24. Dear Santa (1998)
  25. Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
  26. The Bishop’s Wife (1948)
  27. The Santa Clause (1994)
  28. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)
  29. Holiday Inn (1942)
  30. Trading Places (1983)
  31. The Polar Express (2004)
  32. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
  33. Babes in Toyland (1961)
  34. Jingle All the Way (1996)
  35. Very Special Christmas Special (2008)
  36. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
  37. The Christmas Card (2007)
  38. Shrek the Halls (2007)
  39. Scrooge (1970)
  40. This Christmas (2007)
  41. A Christmas Celebration (2007)
  42. The Christmas Shoes (2002)
  43. Prancer (1989)
  44. The Star of Bethlehem (2007)
  45. Jack Frost (1998)
  46. All I Want for Christmas (1991)
  47. The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)
  48. Frosty the Snowman (1969)
  49. Santa Claus Is Comin to Town (1970)
  50. A Christmas Visitor (2002)

Do you watch Christmas movies? What are your favorite Christmas movies to watch during the holidays? Are there any movies this Christmas appearing in the theaters that you plan to go and watch?

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  1. Lin says:

    Wilson, we also love the Home Alone series. There are so many great Christmas movies it’s hard to pick a personal favorite. However, we always watch It’s a Wonderful Life every Christmas holiday.