It can be hard to figure out what Christmas movie to watch as a family. I can be even harder to figure out where to find it. Check out these top 10 rated Christmas movies and where to find them online.
1. “The Santa Clause” (1994)
“The Santa Clause” is a classic Christmas movie. Tim Allen plays a father who finds himself accidentally causing the death of Santa. After putting on the suit, he becomes the new Santa Claus. This one has just the right amount of humor, family, and Christmas happiness in it. Coming to Netflix December 12th. You can also buy or rent it on Amazon.
2. “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947)
In this perfect Christmas movie, a lawyer has to defend an old man who claims to be Santa Claus. This one is a Christmas classic and will make family members of all generations get into the Christmas spirit. Buy/rent it on Amazon
3. “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)
Another Christmas classic for all generations. In this movie, an angel is sent to help a businessman realize the importance of taking time off to be with his family. Buy it on Amazon.
4. “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989)
This movie focuses on the chaos that can sometimes happen with family around the Christmas season. From a tree disaster to obnoxious family guests, it will definitely make your family members laugh. There is one short scene that might not be appropriate for children, so make sure to check out the details before showing it to the whole family. Rent or buy on Amazon.
5. “A Christmas Story” (1983)
If you’ve never seen “A Christmas Story,” then you’ve probably missed out on plenty of jokes. From “You’ll shoot your eye out” to “I triple dog dare you,” this one is full of great moments. Rent or buy it on Amazon.
6. “While You Were Sleeping” (1995)
Sandra Bullock plays a hopeless romantic who falls in love with a man who buys a train ticket from her every day, though she’s never spoken to him. When the man falls into a coma, she saves his life and is mistaken for his fiancee and accepted into his family. It’s hilarious, perfect for family, and a great holiday movie. Find it on Netflix, Hulu, or buy/rent it on Amazon.
7. “White Christmas” (1954)
This one has incredible music, wonderful dancing, and is overall just a wholesome movie. This one would be great to show the whole family. You can find it on Netflix, Amazon Prime, or can be bought or rented on Amazon.
8. “Polar Express” (2004)
In this movie, a young boy ends up on a magical train that heads to the North Pole to see Santa. Through his adventure, he learns about friendship, wonder, and the spirit of Christmas. You can buy/rent it on Amazon.
9. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (1964)
This animation tells the story of Rudolph the red nosed reindeer. After being kicked out of reindeer school, Rudolph goes through a series of adventures. Eventually, he returns to lead Santa’s sleigh on a foggy Christmas Eve. You can buy or rent it on Amazon.
10. “Elf” (2005)
This is another Christmas classic. Buddy the Elf was born much too tall to fit in with Santa’s other elves. He decides to go to America to meet his father. In the process of all that, he causes absolute chaos, but has a love for Christmas that can’t be matched. You can buy or rent it on Amazon.
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