Best Christmas Movies of All Time

Movies are your passport to a world of fantasy where you can lose yourself in a magical world inhabited by beautiful and colorful characters. It is such a pleasure to watch men and women like ourselves loving, laughing, crying, fighting just like ourselves and yet having all their problems resolved in the end. TheHolidaySpot draws up a list of fabulous movies related to the theme of Christmas and Christmas celebrations. These classic Christmas flicks are ideal for your time-pass on lazy Christmas afternoons and will surely brighten up the color of your holidays. So check out our Christmas Day movie suggestions for you and find out all about the movies that you can catch this December! If you like our article on Christmas Movies, don't forget to click here and share it with your friends and loved ones.

Movies on Christmas

It is said that the tradition of making Christmas movies is as old as making movies itself. And truly so. Christmas has long been a favorite subject of moviemakers. In fact, so many movies have been made on the theme of Christmas that we have lost count. So we suggest you some of the best Christmas movies that have been extremely well-received by cinegoers and celebrate the spirit of Christmas in a beautiful way.

Best Christmas Movies of all time

Bad Santa (2003)

Bad SantaDirector: Terry Zwigoff

Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham

Plot: A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)

handcraftsDirector: Ron Underwood

Starring:Melissa Joan Hart, Mario Lopez, Timothy Bottoms

Plot: A struggling artist working as waitress kidnaps one of her customers to bring home and meet her parents at Christmas.

Fred Claus (2007)

Fred ClausDirector: David Dobkin

Starring:Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks

Plot:Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.

The Holiday (2006)

The HolidayDirector:Nancy Meyers

Starring:Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law

Plot:Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2009)

Santa Baby 2Director: Ron Underwood

Starring: Jenny McCarthy, Mig Macario, Dean McDermott

Plot: Santa's in the midst of a "late-life" crisis--he's tired of the responsibilities of the job and he's ready to let his business-minded daughter, Mary, take over. Mary feels torn between the ...

A Christmas Carol (2009)

A Christmas CarolDirector: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth

Plot: An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Miracle On 34th Street (1947)

Miracle on 34th StreetDirector: George Seaton

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood, Harry Antrim, Jerome Cowan, William Forrest, Herbert Heyes, Gene Lockhart.

Plot: When Kris Kringle(Edmund Gwenn), a bearded old gent, is locked up in Bellevue as a lunatic a young lawyer John Payne decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real Santa Claus. Based on the novel by Valentine Davies, this timeless classic captures the spirit of Christmas in a beautiful way. 72-year-old Edmund Gwenn won an Oscar for his portrayal of Kringle.

Home Alone (1990)

Home AloneDirector: Chris Columbus

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara, John Heard.

Plot: A young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season. Once he realizes he has been left "home alone," Kevin learns to fend for himself. But his true test comes when he eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) who are planning to rob every house in Kevin's suburban Chicago neighborhood. One of the most highly successful and beloved family comedies of all time.

Home Alone 2 - Lost In New York (1992)

Home Alone 2 - Lost in New YorkDirector: Chris Columbus

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara, John Heard.

Plot: A sequel to Home Alone (1990), this film is another laugh riot. Once again Kevin McCallister's (Macaulay Culkin) family leaves him behind. But this time Kevin gets on a flight to New York instead of going with his family to Miami. He rents out a suite at the Plaza Hotel, where, using his father's credit card, he has the time of his life. Though the hotel clerk (Tim Curry) and bellboy (Rob Schneider) eye him with suspicion, Kevin manages to keep them at bay. But when he runs into his old enemies Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern), Kevin has to fight one more battle as he finds out that they plan on robbing the old man's toy store on Christmas Eve. With electric prods, flames of fire, and sundry blunt instruments, Kevin is just eager to fight.

The Bishop's Wife (1947)

The Bishop's WifeDirector: Henry Koster

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, Gladys Cooper, James Gleason.

Plot: When Episcopalian bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven) prays for divine guidance in his efforts to raise the necessary funds for a new cathedral, his prayers are answered. A handsome angel (Cary Grant) arrives, and the lives of both the bishop and his wife Julia are pleasantly altered by the presence of the amiable angel. Adapted from a novel by Robert Nathan, "The Bishop's Wife" remains one of the most beloved of all Christmas films.

Holiday Inn (1942)

Holiday InnDirector: Mark Sandrich

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Virginia Dale, Marjorie Reynolds, Walter Abel.

Plot: Jim Hardy(Bing Crosby) and Ted Hanover(Fred Astaire) have been vaudeville partners for many years. When Ted breaks away from Jim with the latter's girlfriend, dancer Lila Dixon, Jim decides to retire from the hustle-bustle of big city showbiz. He buys himself a farmhouse in New England and converts it to an inn, which he opens to the public only on major holidays. Things go on well for him until his old partner Ted shows up and sets his sights on Jim's new friend, Linda Mason. A delightful Christmas film, "Holiday Inn" is a must-see for every lover of Christmas movies. It introduced the famous song White Christmas.

A Christmas Carol (1971)

A Christmas CarolDirector: Richard Williams

Starring: Alastair Sim, Michael Hordern, Melvyn Hayes, Joan Sims, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Plot: Based on a story by Charles Dickens, this animated film stays quite faithful to its source and tells about a bitter old miser named Scrooge whose lust for money alienates him from humanity. But he learns compassion when three ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve and force him to reassess the direction of his life. A holiday classic, the film has been remade several times and is a great hit with the audience. A thrilling holiday movie with a nice message.

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