The countdown to Christmas is finally here. No list of Christmas movies season is complete without 25 day of Christmas countdown.
Do you watch 25 Days of Christmas movies every year? Well, I have the list for you.
I love this time of year. It’s an extra reason to spend some much-needed quality time with my family. Over the next 25 days, there will be over 100 opportunities to gather around the family TV, drink hot cocoa, and snuggle with those I love most.
This is a list of 25 all-time favorite Christmas movies to watch with your family.
Includes movie title, year released, rating, run time, and genre(s), all presented in a checklist format. Perfect for a month of family movie nights!
25 Days of Christmas Movies
There are 25 days from December 1 to December 25 (Christmas Day). Why not watch a new Christmas movie every day with your family?
Don’t know what to watch? Too many options? I’ve done all the hard work for you. Just follow along and watch one movie each day.
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Watch the movies in the following order:
Day 1. The Polar Express (2004) | G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure,
Day 2. Prancer (1989) | G | 103 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Day 3. The Ref (1994) | | R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Day 4. Jingle All the Way (1996) | PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Day 5. While You Were Sleeping (1995) | PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, | Romance
Day 6. Serendipity (2001) | PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, | Romance
Day 7. Christmas in Boston (2005 TV Movie) | G | 90 min | Comedy, | Romance
Day 8. The Nativity Story (2006) | PG | 101 min | Drama, Family, History
Day 9. Christmas Story (2007) | PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Day 10. Noel (2004) | PG | 96 min | Drama
Day 11. Christmas with the Kranks (2004) | PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family
Day 12. The Santa Suit (2010 TV Movie) | TV-G | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Day 13. Friday After Next (2002) | R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Day 14. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) | PG | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Day 15. A Christmas Carol (1951) | TV-PG | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy
Day 16. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) | PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Day 17. Home Alone (1990) | PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
Day 18. Scrooged (1988) | PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Day 19. Elf (2003) | PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Day 20. The Santa Clause (1994) | PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Day 21. Bad Santa (2003) | R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Day 22. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) | PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Day 23. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie) | TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Day 24. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)| Not Rated | 1h 6min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Day 25. The Grinch (2018) | PG | 1h 25min | Animation, Comedy, Family
What themes are found on these Christmas movies?
Christmas movies usually revolve around themes of love, family, and the magic of the holiday season.
You’ve got heartwarming stories about rediscovering the joy of giving, rekindling relationships, and the overall feel-good vibes that make you want to cozy up with some hot cocoa and enjoy the festive spirit.
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