Sick of Frozen and Elf? Here are 10 classic Christmas movies tips to keep the little ones (and yourself?) entertained over the holidays.
- A Charlie Brown Christmas 1965
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.
- Mickey’s Christmas Carol 1983
IMDb score: 8/10
Enjoy a Disney Christmas classic and five more holiday-themed shorts.
- Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town 1970
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.
- Frosty the Snowman 1965
IMDb score: 7.4/10
- Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales 2002
IMDb score: 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.
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: Christmas With The Chipmunks 2013
IMDb score: 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!
- Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas 1999
IMDb score: 7.2/10
Mickey & the gang gather in 3 heartwarming stories of Christmas past.
- The Little Drummer Boy 1968
IMDb score: 7.1/10
An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.
- Arthur Christmas 2011 Santa’s youngest son Arthur embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a child to save Christmas.
- Rudolph’s Shiny New Year 1975
IMDb score: 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.