Best Christmas Movies For Kids

Christmas is just around the corner! Spread the holiday cheer with these unforgettable classic Christmas movies for kids.

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There's a reason why these movies have been loved throughout generations. Warm your heart and sprinkle a little Christmas magic in your home with our picks for the best classic Christmas movies.

1How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

The Grinch loves nothing better than to ruin Christmas for the Whos of Whoville. But when he discovers that stealing the presents, decorations and treats cannot stop the beauty and joy of Christmas for the warm-hearted Whos, the Grinch discovers he has a place in his heart for Christmas after all.

2Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

No one can resist this adorable stop-action animation movie about a misfit reindeer with a glowing red nose who goes from being an outcast to guiding Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve.

3The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

This delightful, quirky film by Tim Burton is a modern-day Christmas classic. Jack Skellington is the disgruntled king of Halloween Town who becomes transfixed when he accidentally discovers Christmas Town. Find out what happens when he tries to convince the citizens of Halloween Town to celebrate Christmas.

4Frosty the Snowman (1969)

The magic of Christmas comes alive in this light-hearted film about a snowman who comes to life thanks to a magical top hat. Karen and her friends name him Frosty, but little do they know an evil magician wants to steal the hat that brought Frosty to life.

5National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

They did it again! You won't be able to stop laughing at all the goofy gags in the third installment of the Griswold family's hilarious film series.

6A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Charlie Brown's sad little Christmas tree is a poignant reminder of the true meaning of Christmas. This heart-warming film about the over-commercialization of Christmas still rings true more than 45 years after it was first aired on television in 1965. Join the Peanuts gang for an extra-special Christmas celebration.

7Polar Express (2004)

Who could forget the extraordinary story about a doubting little boy who boards a magical train and ends up at the North Pole on Christmas Eve?

8Elf (2003)

Add a little comedy to your Christmas when you rent this laugh-out-loud film about an orphaned boy raised by elves who returns to New York in search of his birth parents.

9Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Is it possible that the man working as Santa Claus at a department store is actually the real Santa Claus? Discover the magic and wonder of Christmas in this inspiring film.

10Home Alone (1990)

When the McAllister family accidentally leaves their eight-year-old son behind as they leave to spend Christmas in France, Kevin thinks he's going to have the time of his life staying home alone. That is, until he discovers two burglars who have plans to rob his house. This hilarious Christmas comedy will keep you giggling the whole way through.

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Confused December 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM

Seriously-Christmas vacation has a scene where a nude girl jumps in the pool and plenty of 4 letter words. It's rated PG-13 and the pic at the top of your article is of 7-8 year olds. She may know some things, but parenting isn't one.

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