The Muppet Christmas Carol 1992 Michael Caine is as legendary as cheese pizza but when he signed on to play Scrooge for the Muppet Christmas Carol movie, fans were expecting greatness. How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1966 Of all the classic Dr. If you wanted to know whether or not he go nuts on screen at least once? Ernest Saves Christmas is so ridiculous and so over the top that it is actually fun to watch. How the Grinch Stole Christmas 2000 Jim Carrey was the only reason this movie was successful. Holiday Inn 1942 Another really old film that most of you probably have not seen yet.
The Santa Clause 2 2002 Tim Allen did it again in the sequel to the Santa Clause. Jingle All the Way 1996 Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a father set out to find the most popular toy of the holiday season. Miracle on 34th Street 1947 Although it is extremely old and not in color, Miracle on 34th Street is one of our favorite holiday movies ever. . He is the only reason you need to go and watch this movie.
If you need a laugh, you need to watch this one and be prepared to start quoting this movie too. John McClain, Bruce Willis, is wearing a Christmas sweater for most of the movie while also killing terrorists. Funny Farm 1988 Chevy Chase has a reputation in Hollywood for being a douche bag. Funny Farm is one of the most underrated comedies of all time and it just so happens to be a Christmas movie too. The Santa Clause 1994 Tim Allen turned the role of Santa Claus into a sarcastic middle aged man losing his mind. Jack Frost 1979 There are not too many villains in holiday movies but Jack Frost is the single greatest one ever created.
The story, crazy old man claiming to be Santa Claus gets sent to a mental hospital before his lawyer begins to defend him and prove his innocence, was about 50 years ahead of its time. A Christmas Story 1983 A Christmas Story is about as funny as it gets when it comes to Christmas movies starring kids. Not only has everyone heard about it, they have seen it at least once, in action. Black Friday is becoming one of the most dangerous shopping days of the year. Not only is it funny, the majority of the movie takes place in the bedroom where husband and wife duo are tied up while the criminal, Leary, contemplates what his next move may be. Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 Once again, Tim Burton created an instant holiday classic with Nightmare Before Christmas. In case you wanted to argue that Die Hard 2 is not a holiday classic, you might want to ask yourself why not? But when he was filming movies, he was comedy gold.
Miracle on 34th Street 1994 The story of Santa Claus is told a million times during the holidays but this remake of one of the all-time classics is just another example of how much we love Christmas. And it is just plain awesome. He is so evil and so heartless to begin the story that you have to hate him. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992 Sequels, especially for holiday films, are rarely worth watching. Bill Murray is just about great in everything he does but he truly earns his paycheck for his role in Scrooged. Tim Curry and Rob Schneider are hilarious. Love Actually 2003 Is Rick from The Walking Dead really in this movie? The Polar Express is one of the best Christmas books for children of all time and the movie does a great job of bringing that tale to life.
Performer s : Performed by Kenny G. The story is original and the stars are lovable making it one of the best holiday films ever. He carried this film all the way to the 26th spot on our list. In fact, as shocking as it is, Tim Burton has more holiday classics on this list than any other director. Just Friends 2005 Just Friends is surprisingly one of Ryan Reynolds funniest movies thanks to his ability to use sarcasm in almost every line. The Family Stone is shocking funny and also one of the better holiday movies you need to watch this year.
Home Alone 1990 Nothing screams Christmas is coming like watching Home Alone on Thanksgiving night after watching football all day and stuffing your face like a fat squirrel. The Family Stone 2004 An all-star cast does not necessarily mean that a movie will be amazing. Lethal Weapon 1987 If Die Hard is on this list, Lethal Weapon has to be, right? The reason we love this movie is because this is exactly how holiday shopping can be, especially when there is a hot item like the superhero toy from this film. Not only is Rudolph a holiday classic, it helped pave the road for six of the others on the list today. You always want to route for an underdog and Frosty has always been just that, the underdog.
Trading Places 1983 Eddie Murphy is the best. Did you know that it is loosely based on the original Christmas classic Holiday Inn, also on the list? The movie is the exact opposite of a holiday family classic yet it is so funny and such a great story that you are almost required to watch this at least once, when you are old enough that is. Die Hard 2 1990 Yes, it is. Contents: We wish you a merry Christmas -- Deck the halls ; The twelve days of Christmas -- Joy to the world -- Have yourself a merry little Christmas -- Sleigh ride -- Miracles -- Jingle bell rock -- White Christmas -- Winter wonderland -- My favorite things -- We three kings ; Carol of the bells -- Let it snow! Ernest Saves Christmas 1988 The constant need for Ernest movies led to the creation of this cult classic. The answer is an astounding yes indeed.