Christmas is a festive season that is best enjoyed with loved ones and what better way to spend it than snuggling up on the couch with a warm cup of hot cocoa and watching some of the best PG and the best G-rated Christmas movies?
While adults and teens can enjoy films like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation or Krampus, there are lots of great kids movies to celebrate Christmas!
Here is the scoop on the best G rated Christmas movies and other movies to watch with kids!
1. The Polar Express
The first movie on our list is The Polar Express! Based on the book by Chris Van Allsburg, this heartwarming film tells the story of a young boy who takes an unforgettable train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
Along the way, he learns that the magic of Christmas is never too far away for those who believe. Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Robert Zemeckis, this is one holiday movie you won’t want to miss!
2. The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet Christmas Carol is a timeless holiday classic that has been enjoyed by families for generations. And now, with the release of this special anniversary edition, you can enjoy it like never before.
Featuring an all-star cast of Muppets, headed by Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit and Miss Piggy as his wife, The Muppet Christmas Carol is a heartwarming retelling of Dickens’ classic tale of redemption and hope.
Michael Caine stars as Ebenezer Scrooge, the grouchy old man who is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. These spectral guides teach Scrooge the true meaning of Christmas, and the importance of giving to those less fortunate.
With its uniquely Muppet twist on a classic story, The Muppet Christmas Carol is a must-see for the whole family. So snuggle up with your favorite Muppet and get ready to be charmed by one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time.
3. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
‘Tis the season to be grumpy! The Grinch is back and he’s not in the holiday spirit. In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.
Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos. However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).
Will the Grinch’s heart grow three sizes or will he continue his quest to destroy Christmas? This is sure to be a favorite Christmas movie in your house!
4. Home Sweet Home Alone
Home Sweet Home Alone is a heartwarming comedy about a married couple who strive to steal back a valuable heirloom from a troublesome 10-year-old kid while his parents are away.
The movie follows the couple’s comical journey as they attempt to outsmart the pint-sized culprit, and ultimately learn some valuable lessons about family, friendship, and true happiness along the way.
With its lighthearted humor and touching message, Home Sweet Home Alone is sure to delight audiences of all ages. So gather up the family and settle in for a fun-filled evening of laughs and good old-fashioned family entertainment.
Klaus is the heartwarming story of a postman who discovers the true meaning of Christmas. When he’s sent to a remote town in the North, he meets a reclusive toymaker named Klaus.
Klaus is a grumpy old man who has lost his joy in life. But when the postman brings him a simple act of kindness, it sets off a chain reaction of good deeds that restores Klaus’s faith in humanity.
This charming holiday film is sure to warm your heart. It’s a delightful tale of redemption that shows the true power of kindness. Klaus is a humble and endearing film that will fill you with the holiday spirit, and it is perfect for any family movie night.
6. A Boy Called Christmas
An ordinary boy called Nikolas sets out on an unforgettable adventure into the snowy north in search of his father.
Along the way, Nikolas meets a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse who soon become his best friends. Nikolas’s journey takes him to the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm, where he discovers the true meaning of Christmas.
The Boy Called Christmas is a heartwarming story that will enchant young and old alike. This beautifully animated movie is sure to become a holiday classic.
7. The Grinch
If you’re looking for a movie that’s guaranteed to put you in the Christmas spirit, then look no further than The Grinch.
Starring the one and only Benedict Cumberbatch, this beloved classic tells the story of grumpy old Grinch who sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream and ruin Christmas for everyone in Whoville. But as he goes about his nefarious plan, the Grinch slowly begins to realize that maybe Christmas isn’t so bad after all.
Filled with laughs, heartwarming moments, and some of the most unforgettable characters in all of cinematic history, The Grinch is a must-watch for anyone who loves Christmas.
So pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa, curl up by the fireplace, and get ready to enjoy one of the best animated feature films of all time.
Noelle is the perfect holiday movie for the whole family. Kris Kringle’s daughter is full of Christmas spirit and wishes she could do something important like her brother Nick.
When Nick is about to crumble like a gingerbread cookie from all the pressure, Noelle suggests he take a break and get away.
But when he doesn’t return, Noelle must find her brother and bring him back in time to save Christmas. Noelle is a heartwarming story that will fill any general audience with the holiday spirit.
9. A Charlie Brown Christmas
Introducing the classic 1965 animated television special, “A Charlie Brown Christmas”! This heartwarming program has become a holiday tradition for families all over the world, and it’s no wonder why.
Join lovable loser Charlie Brown as he tries to find the true meaning of Christmas, with the help of his friends Linus, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. From trying to find a Christmas tree to putting on a holiday pageant,
Charlie Brown experiences the ups and downs of the holiday season. But in the end, he learns that the true spirit of Christmas lies within each of us. It will fill your home with Christmas magic!
10. The Christmas Chronicles
Another great holiday movie is The Christmas Chronicles! This charming film follows the adventures of siblings Kate and Teddy Pierce, who hatch a plan to capture Santa Claus on Christmas Eve.
Things quickly go awry, and the kids find themselves teaming up with Saint Nick himself to save Christmas. With its delightful mix of humor and holiday cheer, The Christmas Chronicles is sure to become a family favorite.
With Kurt Russell and academy Award Winner Goldie Hawn as Santa and Mrs. Claus, this film is truly a delight.
11. The Nightmare Before Christmas
Next is The Nightmare Before Christmas – the perfect film for fans of both Christmas and Halloween! Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, is bored with frightening people year-round and stumbles upon Christmastown.
He takes a liking to the colorful town and jolly Santa Claus, plotting to kidnap him and take over the role of Santa. But as Jack soon discovers, even the best-laid plans can go awry.
Filled with excitement, adventure, and holiday cheer (and terror), The Nightmare Before Christmas is a must-watch for families every Halloween and Christmas season! So, join Jack and Sally on their magical adventure!
12. Home Alone
Another holiday classic is Home Alone, the iconic family comedy that has entertained audiences of all ages for generations!
When eight-year-old Kevin McCallister is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for a vacation in Paris, he must put his newfound independence to the test as he tries to defend his home from a pair of burglars.
Full of hilarious hijinks and plenty of heart, Home Alone is a timeless holiday classic that the whole family will enjoy again and again.
13. The Star
The Star is a heartwarming tale of courage and friendship that is perfect for the whole family. Bo, a small but brave donkey, yearns for more than just a life of toil at the village mill.
One day, he takes the leap and breaks free, embarking on an epic journey in search of adventure. On the way, he meets Ruth, a lovable sheep who has lost her flock, and Dave, a dove with big dreams.
Together, they follow the Star and become accidental heroes in the greatest story ever told—the first Christmas. Featuring stunning animation and an all-star cast, The Star is a must-see holiday classic that the whole family will love.
14. It’s A Wonderful Life
It’s A Wonderful Life is the heartwarming story of George Bailey, a man who has dedicated his life to helping others. When George is faced with his own personal problems, he begins to think about ending it all.
However, he is soon visited by his guardian angel, Clarence, who shows him what his town would have been like if he had never been born. This touching story illustrates the importance of always lending a helping hand, and is sure to warm the hearts of viewers of all ages.
According to Rotten Tomatoes, this is the best Christmas film of all time!
15. Christmas in the Smokies
Your family will love Christmas in the Smokies! This heartwarming movie follows the story of Ashley (played by Rachel Boston), who is fighting to keep her family’s berry farm in the Smoky Mountains afloat.
To raise money, she comes up with the idea of putting on a Christmas concert featuring a special guest: her former boyfriend and country music star, Jake (played by Wes Brown).
As Ashley begins to plan the concert, she also starts to fall for Jake all over again. But with Jake’s agent breathing down his neck and Ashley’s family depending on her, will they be able to make it work?
Christmas in the Smokies is a feel-good film that will have you singing along with all your favorite holiday songs. So curl up with a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy!
16. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey
For decades, toymaker Jonathin Neale has been living in a world of regret and loneliness. He was betrayed by his apprentice, who stole his most treasured invention and left him to a life of misery. But when his bright young granddaughter, Journey, comes to visit him, she brings with her a newfound sense of hope and joy.
Full of magic and wonder, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is a heartwarming film that will fill you with the holiday spirit. Featuring an all-star cast, including Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Anika Noni Rose, and Hugh Bonneville, this is a must-watch for the whole family.
With its stunning visuals and touching story, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey is sure to become a holiday classic.
17. 8-Bit Christmas
8-Bit Christmas is the perfect holiday movie for anyone who grew up in the 1980s. The story follows a young boy’s quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.
Along the way, he learns the importance of family, friendship, and giving back to others. 8-Bit Christmas is a heartwarming story that will leave you feeling nostalgic for the good old days. Youg kids and teens alike will love this movie.
18. The Princess Switch
Kids will love The Princess Switch! This heartwarming tale follows a duchess who switches places with an ordinary woman from Chicago just days before Christmas.
As the two women get to know each other’s lives, they both begin to fall for each other’s respective beaus. The Princess Switch is the perfect feel-good movie to watch this holiday season.
19. The Christmas Chronicles 2
The Christmas Chronicles 2 is the follow-up to the hit movie The Christmas Chronicles. In this sequel, teenage Kate Pierce is reunited with Santa Claus when a troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas — forever.
Kate (played by Darby Camp) is now a teenager and it’s been several years since she helped Santa save Christmas. She’s not quite sure she believes in Santa anymore, but when a troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas, Kate and her little brother Teddy (played by Judah Lewis) team up with Santa (played by Kurt Russell) to save the holiday.
The Christmas Chronicles 2 is an action-packed adventure that the whole family will enjoy. It’s heartwarming, funny, and sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
20. One Magic Christmas
One Magic Christmas is the perfect film for those who are looking for a little holiday magic. Starring Mary Steenburgen and Gary Basaraba, the film follows Ginny, a young mother whose holiday spirit is flagging due to her husband’s unemployment and her own modest station in life.
Enter Gideon, a magical angel who takes it upon himself to show Ginny just how special Christmas can be. With Gideon’s help, Ginny comes to understand that even when things are tough, there’s always something to be grateful for.
A heartwarming tale of hope and redemption, One Magic Christmas is sure to put a smile on your face and fill you with the holiday spirit.
21. Mickey’s Twice Upon A Star
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and what better way to celebrate than with Mickey’s Twice Upon A Star! Join Mickey, Donald, Pluto, and all your favorite Disney characters as they discover the true meaning of Christmas.
Stubborn old Donald is reluctant to embrace the holiday spirit, but a little encouragement from Mickey and Pluto soon has him feeling the joy of the season. This heartwarming story is a perfect reminder of the importance of opening your heart to others.
If you like Disney Christmas movies, you will love this film!
22. Christmas With the Kranks
Is Christmas getting you down? Are you tired of the same old holiday traditions? If so, then Christmas With the Kranks is the perfect film for you!
Luther and Nora Krank are a middle-aged couple who decide to skip Christmas one year and take a Caribbean cruise instead. This doesn’t sit well with theirChristmas-obsessed neighbors, who are determined to win the annual “best decorated street” competition. The Kranks soon find themselves social outcasts because of their lack of Christmas spirit.
But as the Kranks start to realize that they may have made a mistake in skipping Christmas, they also discover that the true meaning of the holiday is not about gifts or decorations, but about spending time with those you love.
Christmas With the Kranks is a heartwarming comedy that will remind you what the holidays are really all about.
23. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, and what better way to get into the spirit than with Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice! This delightful 3-D TV special from Walt Disney Animation Studios follows the mischievous elf duo of Lanny and Wayne as they race against the clock to help Santa prepare for Christmas Eve.
Filled with humor and holiday heart, Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice is a must-watch for anyone who loves the holiday season. So kick back, relax, and enjoy the show!
24. All I Want For Christmas
Next is All I Want For Christmas! This heartwarming comedy follows the O’Fallon siblings as they try to get their divorced parents back together in time for Christmas.
Ethan and Hallie are determined to make their mom’s (Catherine) holidays special, even if that means engineering a little bit of mischief. Their plan involves locking Catherine’s fiancé (Tony) in an ice cream truck and shipping him off to New Jersey! But will their plan succeed in getting mom and dad back together?
All I Want For Christmas is the perfect holiday movie for the whole family. It’s sure to bring a smile to your face and fill you with the holiday spirit.
25. Caillou’s Holiday Movie
Celebrate the holidays with Caillou and his friends as they explore Christmas traditions from around the world! Caillou’s Holiday Movie is a fun and festive adventure that your whole family will enjoy.
Join Caillou as he travels to different countries and learns about different holiday customs. From decorating a Christmas tree in Germany to enjoying a traditional feast in Mexico, your child will be excited to learn about the many different ways that people celebrate this special time of year.
Caillou’s Holiday Movie is the perfect way to get your child into the holiday spirit! With its heartwarming story and delightful characters, this movie is sure to become a family favorite.
27. The Boy Who Saved Christmas
Kids will love The Boy Who Saved Christmas! This charming tale follows the adventure of one brave young boy who must stand up to Santa’s evil twin and save the holiday for everyone.
Full of suspense, excitement, and holiday cheer, this is a story that the whole family will enjoy.
28. The Princess Switch: Switched Again
In this iconic sequel, Duchess Margaret unexpectedly inherits the throne to Montenaro and hits a rough patch with boyfriend Kevin at the same time. It’s up to her double Princess Stacy to get the star-crossed lovers back together in this fun and romantic sequel to The Princess Switch.
Switched Again is a must-watch for fans of feel-good romances. With its charming cast, gorgeous locations, and sweet love story, it’s sure to put a smile on your face.
29. The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story
This holiday season, rediscover the magic of Christmas with The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf’s Story. Chippy is an elf who has been assigned to a family that includes a boy who is questioning the magic of Christmas.
When Chippy finds the assignment a bit challenging, his good friends, Santa, and an unexpected child help him remember why his job is important.
This heartwarming story is sure to charm children and adults alike, and is the perfect way to celebrate the holidays.
30. The Santa Clause
Everyone loves The Santa Clause! Starring Tim Allen as Scott, a divorced dad who accidentally becomes Santa Claus, The Santa Clause is a delightful comedy that will have you laughing and feeling festive all at once.
But this isn’t just any Santa Claus movie – it’s also a touching story about the importance of family, love, and forgiveness. As Scott adapts to his new life as Santa, he learns that the true meaning of Christmas isn’t about presents or material things, but about spreading happiness and joy to those around him.
The Santa Clause is the perfect film to watch with your loved ones this holiday season. So snuggle up with some hot cocoa and popcorn, and enjoy The Santa Clause!
31. Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas
Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas is the perfect holiday story for kids of all ages. George and the Man in the Yellow Hat are having a merry time counting down to Christmas, but neither can decide what to give each other.
They seek to find the answers before Christmas morning. This charming tale is sure to get kids into the holiday spirit, and it’s a great way to teach them about the true meaning of Christmas.
32. The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas!
It’s Christmas time, and the Cat in the Hat knows just what to do! Join him, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world as they try to help a lost reindeer find his way home.
From the North Pole to Freezeyourknees Snowland, they’ll have to use their wits and Christmas cheer to get him back in time for the big day.
Filled with festive fun and excitement, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! is the perfect holiday read for families everywhere.
33. The Magic Snowflake
The Magic Snowflake is the perfect movie for kids who believe in the magic of Christmas. In this story, Nicholas is a young boy who is about to become the next Santa Claus. But before he can take on this important role, he must first avoid a crisis that’s threatening the magic of Christmas.
With the help of his friends, Nicholas sets out to restore the magic of Christmas and save the holiday for everyone. This charming story is sure to capture the hearts of readers young and old.
34. The Ultimate Christmas Present
Another great movie is The Ultimate Christmas Present! This heartwarming movie is sure to put a smile on any child’s face.
When two youngsters accidentally make it snow in Los Angeles, they must join forces with Santa Claus to set things right. With plenty of laughs and some magical moments, The Ultimate Christmas Present is the perfect gift for anyone who loves Christmas movies.
If you’re looking for a heartwarming holiday story, look no further than Scrooge. This classic tale follows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly old man who is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future.
Through their visits, Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas and is transformed into a kinder, more generous person.
This movie is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good holiday story. With an all-star cast including Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, and Edith Evans, you’re sure to be entertained from beginning to end. So curl up with a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy Scrooge this holiday season.
36. Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year
Disney’s A Very Merry Pooh Year is a heartwarming tale that celebrates the spirit of friendship and the joy of giving. It’s Christmas time in the Hundred Acre Wood, and Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, Eeyore, and all their friends are filled with holiday cheer.
With your favorite characters and lots of great songs, A Very Merry Pooh Year is the perfect holiday film to watch with the family!
37. Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way is the perfect holiday film for the entire family. Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as Howard Langston, a workaholic father who is desperately trying to make up for lost time with his family.
When hepromises to get his son the hottest toy of the season – Turbo-Man – Langston finds himself in a desperate race against time (and another father) to find the elusive toy. Along the way, he learns the true meaning of Christmas and what it means to be a father.
With humor and heart, Jingle All the Way is a holiday classic that will have you laughing, cheering, and jingling all the way.
38. The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star
‘Tis the season for drama, romance, and suspense! The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star is the third installment in this thrilling holiday movie series.
When a priceless Christmas relic is stolen, Margaret (Vanessa Hudgens) and Stacy (Sam Palladio) turn to audacious doppelgänger Fiona (Hudgens) — and her dashing ex — for help. This action-packed movie is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
39. An All Dogs Christmas Carol
Your family will love An All Dogs Christmas Carol! This charming animated movie tells the story of Itchy, Charlie Barkin, and Sasha, three dog friends who set out to raise money for their injured friend Timmy.
Along the way, they must contend with the evil Carface and Killer, who steal their money. But with the help of some ghosts, Charlie and the gang are able to get their money back and make Timmy’s Christmas wish come true!
An All Dogs Christmas Carol is a heartwarming film that will have you laughing, crying, and cheering for these lovable dogs.
40. The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol
Another great film is The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol! This animated classic follows the mischievous Grouchy Smurf, who is having a terrible attitude in the lead up to Christmas.
But when he’s visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, Grouchy learns some valuable lessons about what the holiday is really all about. With its adorable characters and delightful story, The Smurfs: A Christmas Carol is sure to become a festive favourite in your household!
41. Saving Santa
It’s the holiday season, and that means it’s time for some fun family entertainment! Saving Santa is the perfect movie for the whole family to enjoy.
When an invasion of the North Pole threatens to ruin Christmas, it’s up to a brave elf named Stable to save the day. Using Santa’s sleigh and a time globe, Stable travels back in time to save Santa from the invaders.
Saving Santa is a heartwarming story of holiday adventure that the whole family will love.
Elf is a heartwarming story that will bring a smile to your face. It’s the story of a man named Buddy (Will Ferrell) who was raised at the North Pole by elves and is on a mission to find his biological father in New York.
Buddy travels from the North Pole through a forest of candy canes and to reach the real world. There he learns about the true meaning of family. Elf is a funny, feel-good movie that the whole family will enjoy.
43. Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
Next is Elliot the Littlest Reindeer! When Blitzen suddenly announces his retirement, Santa needs to find a new reindeer to take his place.
Elliot and his best friend Hazel set out to prove that he is the miniature horse for the job. They take on the North Pole reindeer try-outs and Hazel learns that Christmas, as we know it, may be headed for disaster.
Meanwhile, back at the farm, a sinister lady threatens the lives of their friends. Elliot is faced with the biggest decision of his life.
44. The Santa Clause 2
Kids will also love The Santa Clause 2! This heartwarming film follows Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) as he navigates the ups and downs of being Santa Claus.
Charlie (Eric Lloyd), Scott’s son, has landed on the naughty list and Scott must marry by Christmas Eve or he will stop being Santa Claus forever. With the help of his elves, Scott sets out on a quest to find the perfect wife in time for Christmas.
The Santa Clause 2 is a fun-filled movie the whole family will enjoy. Tim Allen’s performance as Santa is sure to bring a smile to your face, and the holiday spirit to your heart. So make some popcorn, snuggle up under a blanket, and enjoy The Santa Clause 2 this holiday season!
45. Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Kids will love Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. This charming adventure follows everyone’s favorite snowman, Olaf, as he sets out to bring home the best Christmas traditions for Anna and Elsa.
Along the way, Olaf will meet new friends and discover the true meaning of the holiday season. Filled with beautiful animation and catchy songs, Olaf’s Frozen Adventure is sure to become a holiday classic that your whole family will treasure.
There’s nothing like a little magic to make your wishes come true. And that’s exactly what Godmothered is all about. This charming film follows the story of an unskilled young fairy godmother who sets out on her own to prove her worth.
When she comes across a young girl whose request for help was ignored, she is determined to make things right.
Godmothered is the perfect film for anyone who believes in the power of magic. It’s heartwarming, funny, and ultimately proves that anything is possible if you just believe. So gather up your family and friends and enjoy a little bit of magic with Godmothered.
47. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is the blockbuster sequel to the beloved family comedy Home Alone. This time, Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) is accidentally separated from his family and ends up in New York City – where he must outwit two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) who are determined to rob a toy store just before Christmas.
Filled with hilarious hijinks and non-stop excitement, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York is a must-see holiday classic for the whole family!
48. Arthur Christmas
Another great choice is Arthur Christmas. Arthur Christmas is the heartwarming story of Santa’s youngest son, who sets out on a mission to deliver a present to a forgotten child on Christmas Eve.
Featuring an all-star cast, including James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, and Bill Nighy, Arthur Christmas is sure to delight children and adults alike. With its stunning animation and hilarious characters, Arthur Christmas is an instant holiday classic.
49. Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street is a heartwarming Christmas classic that has enchanted audiences for generations. In the film, an elderly man named Kris Kringle (Edmund Gwenn) fills in for an inebriated Santa Claus in Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade.
Kringle proves to be so popular with both customers and employees that he is soon appearing regularly at the store.
When Kringle begins claiming that he is actually Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and authenticity. However, as anyone who has seen the film knows, Kringle is the real Santa Claus and brings joy and happiness to everyone around him, especially a suspicious little girl.
Whether you’re watching the film for the first time or the hundredth time, Miracle on 34th Street is sure to fill you with the holiday spirit. It’s a timeless classic that reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
50. Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas
Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas is an exciting and heartwarming movie that the whole family will enjoy. It’s the story of Mandy Mail, who must deliver a load of late Christmas letters to the North Pole.
But when a big storm hits, all the trains join in to help Santa deliver the presents on time. With spectacular animation and an infectious soundtrack, Mighty Express: A Mighty Christmas is a classic for this holiday season.
51. Mickey’s Christmas Carol
Celebrate the holidays with a timeless classic! Mickey’s Christmas Carol is a heartwarming retelling of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol.
Scrooge McDuck is Ebenezer Scrooge, a curmudgeon who learns the true meaning of Christmas thanks to the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Full of humor, adventure, and holiday cheer, Mickey’s Christmas Carol is a must-have for any Disney fan’s collection.
52. The Search for Santa Paws
The Search for Santa Paws is a heartwarming story about the importance of giving. Santa Claus and his faithful canine companion Santa Paws leave their chilly home at the North Pole on an important mission.
They must try to persuade the heir of one of their greatest benefactors, toy store owner Mr. Hucklebuckle, to continue with his grandfather’s good works. Along the way they meet some adorable characters who help them in their quest.
The film is beautifully shot and full of festive cheer. It’s the perfect film for all the family to enjoy this Christmas.
53. Angela’s Christmas
Angela’s Christmas is the touching story of a young girl who comes up with an extraordinary idea to help make her family’s Christmas more special. Despite not everyone approving of her plan, Angela is determined to make it work.
This heartwarming tale is sure to fill you with the Christmas spirit and have you believing in the magic of the holiday season. It is one of the best family Christmas movies ever!
54. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Everyone will love this next pick! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a lovable character that has been cherished by children for generations. This holiday season, give your child the gift of adorable Rudolph.
His red nose sets him apart from all the other reindeer and makes him a special addition to your family. Rudolph is sure to bring joy to your home this holiday season.
With reindeer, Santa’s elves, and great music, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the perfect holiday film for young kids!
55. A Christmas Story
Looking for a holiday movie that will make you laugh, cry, and feel all the warm fuzzies? Look no further than A Christmas Story! Based on the writings of Jean Shepherd, this movie follows the wintry exploits of Ralphie Parker, a youngster who just wants one thing for Christmas – a Red Ryder air rifle.
But between his bully of a schoolmate and his well-meaning but overbearing parents, it seems like Ralphie’s dream may never come true. This classic film is sure to fill you with the holiday spirit, and has something for everyone – laughter, tears, and plenty of childhood nostalgia.
56. A Dennis the Menace Christmas
Kids will also love A Dennis the Menace Christmas! This film follows the trouble-making Dennis (played by Maxwell Perry Cotton), as he tries to show his grouchy neighbor Mr. Wilson (Robert Wagner) the true meaning of Christmas.
But Dennis may be in for more than he bargained for when Santa Claus (Henry Rollins) grants his wish for a bicycle. Full of hilarious hijinks and heartwarming moments, A Dennis the Menace Christmas is a must-watch for families this holiday season!
57. Santa Buddies
Do you want a mischievous holiday movie that’s sure to bring some laughter? Then check out A Dennis the Menace Christmas! This film follows the trouble-making Dennis (played by Maxwell Perry Cotton), as he tries to show his grouchy neighbor Mr. Wilson (Robert Wagner) the true meaning of Christmas.
But Dennis may be in for more than he bargained for when Santa Claus (Henry Rollins) grants his wish for a bicycle. Full of hilarious hijinks and heartwarming moments, A Dennis the Menace Christmas is a must-watch for families this holiday season!
58. Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls is the perfect family Christmas movie! This family-friendly movie is sure to get you into the Christmas spirit, no matter what your age.
Steve (played by Matthew Broderick) is a suburban dad who loves all things Christmas. But when his new neighbor Danny (played by Danny DeVito) arrives on the scene, Steve’s idyllic world is turned upside down.
Danny has big plans to decorate his house with so many holiday lights that it will be visible from space. Not to be outdone, Steve declares a war of one-upmanship with Danny that quickly escalates. With humor and heart, Deck the Halls is a must-see holiday film for the whole family.
59. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
If you’re looking for an escape from the ordinary, look no further than The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. This classic tale of good versus evil is brought to life with stunning visuals and an all-star cast including Tilda Swinton, Liam Neeson, and Jim Broadbent.
When four English siblings are sent to a country house during the World War II bombings of London, they never could have imagined the adventures that awaited them.
With its themes of hope, courage, and faith, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is a must-see for all ages.
60. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
The Grinch is a 1966 animated TV special based on the children’s book of the same name. It was produced by Chuck Jones and features the voice of Boris Karloff as the Grinch. The story follows the Grinch as he plots to steal Christmas from the people of Whoville.
The Grinch is a heartless, mean-spirited creature who hates Christmas and everything about it. He lives in a cave atop a mountain overlooking the town of Whoville, where everyone is gearing up for the holiday season. In the end, the Grinch learns this lesson and has a change of heart.
The Grinch is a timeless classic that’s sure to get you into the holiday spirit! It’s perfect for kids and adults alike.
61. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
Next up isThe Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause. This heartwarming film follows Scott Calvin (Tim Allen), aka Santa, as he invites his in-laws (Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin) for a visit and must also contend with Jack Frost’s (Martin Short) scheme to take over the North Pole.
You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll be reminded of what the holidays are really all about.
62. Puppy Star Christmas
Your family will love Puppy Star Christmas, this adorable movie that the whole family will love!
When four mischievous doggies hijack Santa Claus and the North Pole, it’s up to four lovable puppies to save Christmas. With plenty of festive fun and excitement, Puppy Star Christmas is a heartwarming tale that the whole family will enjoy.
Packed with cute puppy antics and plenty of holiday cheer, Puppy Star Christmas is a must-watch movie this holiday season. So snuggle up with your favorite four-legged friend and get ready for a paw-some time!
63. Robin Robin
Every child has a wish. A wish for Christmas, a birthday, or just because. And every parent wants to make that wish come true. But what if your child’s wish is impossible?
That’s where Robin Robin comes in. Robin is an optimistic young robin who was raised by a family of mice. When he makes a heartfelt wish on a Christmas star to learn how to fly, his Wishgranter grants his request.
Now, your child can join Robin on his amazing journey as he learns to fly with the help of his new friends. With beautiful illustrations and an uplifting message, Robin Robin is the perfect gift for any occasion. Little kids will love this movie!
64. Casper’s Haunted Christmas
Another one of the best Christmas films is Casper’s Haunted Christmas! This family-friendly flick follows the misadventures of everyone’s favorite friendly ghost as he tries to fulfill his ghostly duties.
But when he falls short, he must face the wrath of Kibosh, ruler of the ghost world. It’s up to Casper’s mischievous look-alike cousin to save him from eternal darkness. With its mix of humor and scares, Casper’s Haunted Christmas is sure to get you in the holiday spirit!
65. Trolls Holiday
Finally we have Trolls Holiday! Join Poppy, queen of the Trolls, and her best friend Bridget, a Bergen, as they discover the joy of celebrating holidays together.
With exciting new songs, delightful dance numbers, and lots of holiday cheer, Trolls Holiday is the perfect way to get into the holiday spirit. So hop on the Caterbus Express and join in the fun!
That is the scoop on the best PG and best g rated Christmas movies. So, if you have young children they have lots of options for a movie marathon.
We hope you enjoy our list of the best Christmas movies! Any of these films will be a hit while you open Christmas presents, hang Christmas decorations, or if there is a surprise visit from a guest.
You can watch classic Christmas movies on Amazon prime, Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, and just about another streaming service. Happy holidays!
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