Christmas Movie List Printable (2023)

Christmas is a time for family, friends, and of course, watching some great Christmas movies!

Whether you're looking for a classic film to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year or something more modern and festive, I've got you covered and I've even included a Free Printable Checklist at the end of this post that you can print out and use as an easy reference throughout the Christmas season.

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The Ultimate List of Christmas Movie for the Whole Family Free Printable Checklist for Pinterest

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Most of the movies on the list can be found on Amazon - some are free with Amazon Prime and some are available to rent. If you don't have a prime membership, it may be worth it to get one for this time of year just to watch what are easily considered some of the best Christmas movies!

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Grab yourself some holiday snacks, hot chocolate, and your loved ones and start a new favorite holiday tradition.

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Here is a list of movies on this Christmas Movie Bucket List

A Boy Called Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas (free with Amazon Prime)

A Christmas Story - (available to rent on Amazon)

Arthur Christmas - (available to rent on Amazon)

The Christmas Chronicles - For something a little more modern, The Christmas Chronicles is a great option. This film follows two siblings who team up with Santa Claus to save Christmas after their Christmas Eve plans go awry. The Christmas Chronicles is a heartwarming film that's perfect for the whole family.

Christmas with the Kranks - (available to rent on Amazon)

Deck the Halls


Frosty the Snowman

Holiday Inn - (available to rent on Amazon)

Home Alone - (available to rent on Amazon)

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York City - (available to rent on Amazon)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Dr. Seuss - (available to rent on Amazon)

I'll Be Home for Christmas - (available to rent on Amazon)

Jack Frost - (available to rent on Amazon)

Jingle-Jangle: A Christmas Journey - available on Netflix

Miracle on 34th Street (1994) - (available to rent on Amazon)

Polar Express - (available to rent on Amazon) If you're looking for a Christmas movie that's perfect for the whole family, The Polar Express is a great choice. This film follows a young boy who takes a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, and along the way, he learns the true meaning of Christmas. The Polar Express is a fun and festive film that's sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.

Prancer - (available to rent on Amazon)

Scrooged - (available to rent on Amazon)

Shrek the Halls

The Muppets Christmas Carol - (available to rent on Amazon)

The Nativity - (available to rent on Amazon)

The Nutcracker

The Santa Clause - (available to rent on Amazon)

The Santa Clause 2 - (available to rent on Amazon)

The Star - (available to rent on Amazon)

While You Were Sleeping - (available to rent on Amazon)

White Christmas - (available to rent on Amazon)

Some of my favorite Christmas Movies Not on the List Above

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*The Bishop's Wife is a true holiday classic! If you've never seen this one, add it to your list. It may be my favorite holiday movie (free on Amazon Prime)

*A Christmas Carol (1984) with George C. Scott - available to rent on Amazon Prime (not free as of the writing of this post)

*National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

*It's a Wonderful Life - This is one of the original holiday movies and is an all-time favorite for many, and tells the story of George Bailey, a man who is facing some tough challenges in life but ultimately learns the importance of family, friends, and community. It's a Wonderful Life is the perfect Christmas movie to watch if you're looking for some feel-good holiday cheer. (free on Amazon Prime)

Die Hard - there's always a bit of controversy over whether this action-packed movie is a Christmas movie or not and over the years I've asked a lot of people (it's a real conversation starter!) and the consensus is that it belongs on Christmas movie lists!

More Holiday Movie Watching Ideas

Hallmark Christmas movies are another great option and I prefer them for a date night holiday movie marathon though I've also gotten my sons sucked into watching a day of them with me. The feel-good, heartwarming films are perfect for Christmas movie night with your spouse or significant other. (Hallmark Channel)

From Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Frosty the Snowman, to Mickey’s Christmas Carol these Christmas cartoons are classics that everyone will enjoy.

So there you have it, our ultimate list of the best movies and shows to put you in the holiday spirit! What will you be watching this holiday season?

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Printable Options

  • This printable is for personal use only.

Printing Your Images

  • The PDF option is perfect for at-home printing and should be printed on standard-sized white cardstock which is heavier than regular printer paper.
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