Top 10: Classic Christmas Kids Movies

Sick of Frozen and Elf? Here are 10 classic Christmas movies tips to keep the little ones (and yourself?) entertained over the holidays.

  1. A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965
    IMDb score: 8.4/10
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    When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas paegent. Charlie Brown accepts, but it proves to be a frustrating struggle. When an attempt to restore the proper spirit with a forlorn little fir Christmas tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to learn what the real meaning of Christmas is.
  2. Mickey’s Christmas Carol 1983
    IMDb score: 8/10
    Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 3.11.32 PMEnjoy a Disney Christmas classic and five more holiday-themed shorts.
  3. Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town 1970
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    From Kringle to Claus! Do you remember when…the Burgermeister Meisterburger outlawed toys in Sombertown? A wooden train melted the Winter Warlock’s icy heart? And Kris Kringle became Santa Claus? From stockings and chimneys to Santa’s long beard, Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town tells the story of how our favorite Christmas traditions came to be.
  4. Frosty the Snowman 1965
    IMDb score: 7.4/10
    Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 3.13.33 PMFrosty’s back in a new adventure when Mr. Twitchell’s invents Summer Wheeze; a spray-can that instantly removes snow and slush. Meanwhile, while Charles is practicing his magic act, Holly’s black silk hat blows off her head and lands on a Snowman. As soon as Frosty puts on the hat he realizes he need to help convince everybody that snow is actually a good thing.
  5. Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales 2002
    IMDb score: 7.3/10
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    A series of Christmas-themed animated stories. Each of the PEANUTS characters star in his or her own charming animated vignette. / Special Feature: How Charles Schulz came to create the character of Rerun Van Pelt as a younger brother to Lucy and Linus.
  6. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Christmas With The Chipmunks 2013
    IMDb score: 7.2/10
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    Swept up in a holiday mood, Alvin and the Chipmunks singing their own comical versions of holiday favorites like “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls” and their famous “Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don’t Be Late)”! This heartwarming story, brimming with joyful music, makes “A Chipmunk Christmas” a great way to celebrate the holidays… any day!
  7. Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas 1999
    IMDb score: 7.2/10
    Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 3.08.56 PMMickey & the gang gather in 3 heartwarming stories of Christmas past.
  8. The Little Drummer Boy 1968
    IMDb score: 7.1/10
    Screen Shot 2015-12-21 at 3.14.43 PMAn orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
  9. Arthur Christmas 2011
    IMDb score: 7.1/10
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    Santa’s youngest son Arthur embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a child to save Christmas.
  10. Rudolph’s Shiny New Year 1975
    IMDb score: 6.7/10
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    Baby New Year has run away from Father Time and Santa has sent Rudolph after him. The future of Christmas is riding on Rudolph’s success.

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