There are plenty of classic Christmas movies that are iconic as they represent something important about the holiday season.
We have narrowed it down to 25 of the best ones with quite a bit of variety as there are heartfelt family movies, comedies, as well as raunchier offerings for older groups of friends or family. You can check out our list over the next few slides, which includes a number of old-school classics that continue to age well, plus some newer ones that have already become classics.
Check them out over the next few slides, pick one or more of these for your holiday experience and watch them with the people who make you smile, laugh and dance the most.
Also, have a very merry Christmas and happy holidays!
- A Christmas Story: PG/Comedy
- Scrooged: PG-13/Comedy
- It’s a Wonderful Life: PG/Drama
- Gremlins: PG/Comedy
- Planes, Trains & Automobiles: R/Comedy
- Love Actually: R/Comedy
- The Best Man Holiday: R/Drama
- The Muppet Christmas Carol: G/Comedy
- Bad Santa: R/Comedy
- Home Alone: PG/Comedy
- Elf: PG/Comedy
- Die Hard: R/Action
- Batman Returns: PG-13/Action
- Trading Places: R/Comedy
- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation: PG-13/Comedy
- Tokyo Godfathers: PG-13/Animation
- Edward Scissorhands: PG-13/Drama
- The Apartment: Not Rated/Comedy
- Holiday Inn: Comedy
- The Night Before: R/Adventure
- Arthur Christmas: PG/Animation
- Meet Me in St. Louis: Not Rated/Comedy
- The Family Stone: PG-13/Comedy
- The Snowman: R/Crime
- Joyeux Noel: PG-13/Drama