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125 Best Christmas Movies For Kids & Family

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The best Christmas movies for kids and families to make holiday memories together.

From Christmas movies for toddlers to adults, this ultimate list of holiday movies has something for everyone!


Best Christmas Movies For Kids & Family


Everyone loves to watch Christmas movies during the holidays because they are usually filled with sentimental moments, like when the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes or when Rudolph finds his way home in the fog.

One of the best parts about watching your favorite holiday movies every Christmas is that they bring back childhood memories of watching these movies for the first time.

That is why as parents, we love passing on the tradition of watching holiday classics with our kids.

Make a memory they will cherish forever by sharing popcorn, Christmas cookies, and hot chocolate while cozied up watching feel-good family Christmas movies.

Introduce your kids to your favorites and use this list to find some new favorites. 

So if watching family-friendly Christmas movies is on your holiday bucket list, then this huge list of holiday favorites has you covered!

As a bonus, you can download the free printable Christmas Movie Checklist at the end of the post.

Now let’s get started with the best Christmas movies of all time!


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Ultimate List of Christmas Movies For Kids & Families

Top 10 Christmas Movies

These are the top Christmas movies for kids and families. 

1. It’s a Wonderful Life

2. Home Alone

3. Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas

4. A Charlie Brown Christmas

5. Miracle on 34th Street

6. The Nightmare Before Christmas

7. A Christmas Carol

8. A Christmas Story

9. The Polar Express

10. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas

Christmas Movies For Toddlers


Christmas movies for toddlers


Rated G holiday movies for toddlers. 

11. The Grinch

12. The Polar Express

13. Arthur Christmas

14. The Star

15. Olaf’s Frozen Adventure

16. Curious George, A Very Monkey Christmas

17. Winne The Pooh, A Very Merry Pooh Year

18. Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer

19. Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas

20. A Fairly Odd Christmas

21. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas

22. Robin Robin

23. Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You

24. Pettson and Findus: The Best Christmas Ever

25. The Snowman

26. Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas

27. Toy Story That Time Forgot

28. Saving Santa

29. Little Brother, Big Trouble: A Christmas Adventure

30. The Smurfs A Christmas Carol


Best Classic Christmas Movies For Kids & Family


Classic Christmas Movies

These are some of the best Christmas movies of all time.

31. It’s A Wonderful Life

32. Miracle on 34th Street

33. Home Alone

34. A Charlie Brown Christmas

35. Elf

36. A Christmas Story

37. Frosty The Snowman

38. Christmas In Connecticut

39. White Christmas

40. The Shop Around The Corner

41. The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas

42. The Christmas Star

43. The Nightmare Before Christmas

44. Scrooge

45. It’s Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown

46. It Happened on Fifth Avenue

47. The Nutcracker


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Family Christmas Movies On Netflix

Family-friendly holiday movies that are streaming now on Netflix.

48. Jingle Jangle

49. A Boy Called Christmas

50. Klaus

51. The Christmas Chronicles

52. Troll’s Holiday

53. DreamWorks Happy Holidays from Madagascar

54. DreamWorks Holiday Classics

55. A Christmas Special: Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir

56. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish

57. Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

58. Elf Pets: A Fox Cub’s Christmas Tale

59. David and the Elves

60. A Trash Truck Christmas

61. The Claus Family

62. DreamWorks Home: For The Holidays

63. Captain Underpants Mega Blissmas

67. A Family Reunion Christmas

68. Free Reign: The Twelve Neighs of Christmas

70. An Elf’s Story: The Elf on the Shelf


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Christmas Movies On Disney Plus

Disney Plus holiday movies that the whole family will love. 

71. Noelle

72. Home Sweet Home Alone

73. LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

74. Duck The Halls

75. A Muppets Christmas: Letter to Santa

76. I’ll Be Home For Christmas

77. Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas

78. Santa Buddies

79. Snowglobe

80. ‘Twas The Night

81. Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish

82. Ernest Saves Christmas

83. One Magic Christmas

84. Mickey’s Christmas Carol

85. Babes In Toyland

86. Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

87. The Christmas Star

88. The Ultimate Christmas Present

89. Prep and Landing

90. The Disney Holiday Sing-Along

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Family Christmas Movies

These are some of the best family Christmas movies that everyone will enjoy.

91. A Christmas Carol

92. How The Grinch Stole Christmas

93. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

94. The Munsters’ Scary Little Christmas

95. Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas

96. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

97. Christmas With The Kranks

98. Jingle All The Way

99. Golden Winter

100. Jack Frost

101. A Smoky Mountain Christmas

102. Santa Clause: The Movie

103. Prancer

104. Angela’s Christmas

105. Santa Paws

106. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

107. The Preacher’s Wife

108.  Beauty and The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

109. The Muppet Christmas Carol

110. An All Dogs Christmas Carol

111.  The Nativity

112. I’ll Be Home For Christmas

113. Shrek The Halls

114. The Star

115. The Santa Clause

116. The Santa Clause 2

117. The Santa Clause 3


Christmas Movie Checklist


Holiday Movies For Adults

Fun Christmas movies for adults to watch without the kids.

118. A Bad Moms Christmas

119. The Holiday

120. While You Were Sleeping

121. Scrooged

123. Madea’s Christmas

124. Die Hard

125. Four Christmases

Christmas Movie Checklist

Now that you have made it through the ultimate Christmas movie list, download the free printable Christmas Movie Checklist to write down all of your favorites. 

Simply sign up here, to be emailed the link and password to our Resource Library. 

For more holiday fun read the 25 Christmas Bucklist ideas for your family to have a Christmas to remember. 

Plus, read about smart ways to afford Christmas with no money and all about the 4 gift rule for kids

If you love Elf On The Shelf as much as we do, grab your free printable letter from Santa.

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