Top Christmas Movies of All Time

by Lindsay Hutton

The tradition of Christmas movies is as old as movie-making itself. Some holiday movies are pretty terrible, but several are wonderful tales you can watch over and over. We've put together a list of the top Christmas movies of all time. Spanning over several decades, our favorites include older classics and newer gems, but all of them have messages that are right in line with the holiday spirit. Enjoy!

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Elf


Will Ferrell brings the laughs in this 2003 movie about a boy who was raised by elves. When Buddy the Elf heads off to New York to find his real dad, he has a bit of a hard time fitting in with his elf costume and love of all things maple syrup. But he soon manages to win over his new family, even his emotionally-stunted dad, and manages to bring Christmas spirit to even the most jaded New Yorkers.

Next: The Nightmare Before Christmas

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