Best Christmas Movies of all time with Holiday Themes

Best Christmas Movies
Best Christmas Movies

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Best Christmas Movies

Christmas brings a lot of fun around with all the Family Members traveling to spend time together with their loved ones. It is a great experience to watch those yesteryear movies that you grew watching with your family and recollecting the old memories. Here we are providing a list of most acclaimed and highly rated Best Christmas Movies with Chrismas and Holiday themes. In case you find your favorite movie is missing here, feel free to mention in the comments. We will consider it adding it into the list.

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

Sister and Brother duo, Kate and Teddy Pierce wants to catch Santa Clause on Camera. The plan this for Christmas Eve. It leads to an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

The Grinch (2018)

Directed by Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier, and Narrated by Pharrell Williams, The Grinch is one of the most commercially successful movies of 2018 making more than 333 million dollars with a Budget of 75 million dollars.

“The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. His main source of aggravation comes during Christmas time when his neighbors in Whoville celebrate the holidays with a bang. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realizes there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all.” – Source IMDB

Home Alone (1990)

One of the most loved movies from the ’90s “Home Alone” is all time favorite movie with Christmas Theme. This movie stars Macaulay Culkin and Kevin McCallister. The story is about an 8-year-old boy who accidentally was left alone by his parents who were flying to Paris during a Christmas time.

Later he finds two Burglars coming to steal after they find that no one home.  This movie how an 8year old boy protects his house and himself. The movie was so good that Culkin was later nominated for Golden Globe Award as the Best Actor.

Love Actually (2003)

In 2003, a Christmas themes romantic Comedy movie, Love Actually created some hype. This movie features Hugh Grant and Liam Neeson. It has an amazing screenplay where we see 10 different love story and how everyone is interlinked with each other.

This movie shows the story a few weeks before Christmas. This romantic comedy movie got some good positive reviews and made a successful gross of $247 Million worldwide.

A Christmas Story

Released in 1983, A Christmas Story is a comedy film starring Melinda Dillion, Darren Mac Gavin, and Peter Billingsley. A Christmas Story is based on a semi-fictional book “In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash” by Jean Shepherd.

In this movie, we see how Ralphie Parker wishes to have a Red Ryder which gets rejected by her mother and also by others near him. The later story is how he finally get one and make it a mess.

The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday is a The Holiday (2006) movie directed and produced by Nacy Meyers. This movie is about how two heartbroken women from the opposite side of the Atlantic Ocean plans a home exchange so that they can escape their heartbreak in the Christmas time. This movie was a great hit and had grossed around $205 million worldwide.

Christmas Vacation (1989)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is an American comedy film from 1989 directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. This movie is the 3rd installment of the National Lamppin vacation Series. It also referred to as the Christmas Classic movie of all time. This movie is about a Griswold child Audrey. Later the movie released 6 home video in the early ’90s.

This is a comedy family drama movie showcasing how two families flaunt their Christmas preparation at a party. The movie got so famous that it later released a Blu-ray edition in 2006 and later in 2009 it was released as an “Ultimate Collector’s edition“.

A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory is a drama movie about a boy Buddy whos parents have split. Later Buddy stays in a small town with his older unmarried cousins. Buddy being a most loved child in the house makes a close friendship with an older lady. They go in a lot of adventure together like baking 31 fruitcakes as a Christmas present. The movie is all about the Buddy and the older ladies friendship and how his cousins feel awkward for him staying with her.

Elf (2003)

Elf was released in 2003 and in a Christmas fantasy comedy movie starring Will Ferrell. The story is about a Santa elf who get to know that he is actually a human. Later he visits New York to meet his father. We see how he spread Christmas cheers in the world with his father.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

One of the oldest and most loved Christmas Fantasy movie, It’s a Wonderful life is directed by Frank Capra. This movie is a short story based on booklet “The Great Gift”. This story is ab about a man who has given away his dreams so that he could help others. During the Christmas eve, his suicide bring an intervention

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

A story of the child Kevin McCallister who was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars. This time it is the sequel and he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City.

This is the second time the kid is trapped with the same burglars and are running behind him. It is an interesting movie to watch on Christmas with family.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas is an animated musical dark fantasy film. It is a story about a king of Halloween Town named Jack Skellington. He stumbles on his journey through a portal town to Christmas Town. The king wants to bring Christmas to his home.

Henry Selick is the Director of this movie and his direction was welcomed by the Audience. The movie earned $76 million during its initial run. The film was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol is an American musical fantasy comedy-drama film produced by the Jim Henson Productions. The film is produced in 1992. It is the fourth theatrical movie to feature the Muppets.

The film was directed by Brian Henson. The movie did well at the cinemas and was a modest box office success. The film is dedicated to the fellow puppeteer and Muppet performer Richard Hunt.

Becoming Santa (2011)

It is the story of a man learning the culture and character of Santa Claus for an unknown season. We watch Jack as he bleaches his hair and goes to school like a Santa. He gives everything in trying to become a Santa.

Working as a sidewalk Santa visits various home to give them presents. Also the Polar Express Train and a parade. Along with his journey, Jack collects important memories and lessons. Children’s wishes, benefits of belief, the origin of Santa.

Dreaming on Christmas (2005)

The writers  Liz DuChez (story), Spencer Jay Kim have emphasized Christmas. The director has made the duo come together and spend the Christmas night in heaven.

A businessman named Mitch and an exotic dancer named Rana, both strangers come together on Christmas Eve and eventually spends the Christmas night together. Altogether it is a romantic drama and a good movie to watch on Christmas

A Christmas Tree and a Wedding (2000)

A Christmas tree and a wedding is a beautiful short story written by the famous Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky which he published in mid-1848.

An awkward outcast attending a Christmas party has narrated the art in a very meaningful way. He is very observing and while observing the party’s guest of honor he takes a special interest in one of the children.

A Muppet Family

A muppet family Christmas is a special Christmas television premier in which Jim Henson’s muppet is starring. The premier telecasted for the first time on December 16, 1987, in the United States on ABC television network.

The special features kinds of muppets from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Muppet Babies. THe muppets gift the Fozzie Bear’s mother a surprise visit in the Christmas week.

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