Christmas is coming, the best time of the year, the one we’ve all been looking forward to. For this reason, we want to share with you a list made especially so that children and adults can enjoy the best Christmas movies.

Best Christmas movies on amazon prime

We started with the best Christmas movies on amazon prime!

1. A Christmas Story (1983)

Genre: Comedy, Familiar

Director: Bob Clark

Cast: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

During the 1940s, a 9-year-old boy named Ralphie wants to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa himself that the ideal gift is a Red Ryder airgun.

2. Elf (2003)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director: Jon Favreau

Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart

One of Santa’s elves discovers that he really is a human, so he decides to travel from the North Pole to New York City to find out who his real father is.

3. The Grinch (2018)

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family

Director: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones

Also known as Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch. The story follows the Grinch, a cynical and bitter creature on a mission to steal Christmas from the Who until he meets a girl who changes his mind.

4. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director: Clay Kaytis

Cast: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis

Kate and Teddy Pierce have a plan for Christmas night: they will film Santa Claus with a camera. But his little mischief will turn into an adventure like no other that every child has dreamed of.

5. The Santa Clause (1994)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Director: John Pasquin

Cast: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson

During Christmas night, Scott Calvin receives an unexpected visitor on his roof, surprising the visitor and causing him to fall. After his accident, the stranger disappears, leaving a note and a sleigh with eight reindeer. In the note, he asks Scott to take his place as Santa Claus.

6. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director: Michael Lembeck

Cast: Tim Allen, Spencer Breslin, Elizabeth Mitchell

Scott Calvin has lived a quiet life as Santa Claus for eight years and is considered an excellent Santa. But that peace could be threatened when she discovers that her son Charlie made the Naughty Boys list this year.

7. Home Alone (1990)

Genre: Comedy, Family

Director: Chris Columbus

Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

The McAllister family prepares for their Christmas trip to Paris. But Kevin, the youngest, is grounded in his room on the third floor of the house. The next morning, when they try to get to the airport on time, the family forgets about Kevin, who ends up staying alone in a huge house that is now the target of petty thieves.

8. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Director: Chris Columbus

Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern

A year after Kevin McAllister was left home alone during a family trip and had to defend himself against thieves, he finds himself lost in New York City, with the same criminals close by.

9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (2000)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director: Ron Howard

Cast: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley

He is also known as The Grinch Stole Christmas. The Grinch was rejected by the Who as a child, so he lives isolated and alone. The Grinch has always hated the people of Whoville and therefore plans to try to steal Christmas and end the sentimentality and noise that the time implies.

10. The Princess Switch (2018)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama

Director: Mike Rohl

Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, Nick Sagar

Stacy, a diligent cook, plans a trip to Belgravia at the suggestion of her best friend, Kevin. While preparing for the Christmas baking contest, Stacy comes face to face with a woman just like her, who asks her for the strange favor of changing lives for two days. But it turns out that his double is about the Duchess Margaret Delacourt, who is about to get married.

11. Get Santa (2014)

Genre: Comedy, Familiar

Director: Christopher Smith

Cast: Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Kit Connor

A father and son team up to try to save Christmas when they discover that Santa Claus crashed his sleigh and finds himself in his garage, on the run from the police.

12. Fred Claus (2007)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Director: David Dobkin

Cast: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks

Fred Claus, Santa’s older brother, lives like a normal human, ignoring the fact that he is a top con artist. When one of his jobs goes wrong, he will have to go to his brother (whose real name is Nick) and ask for financial help. Instead, Nick asks you to help with his annual work at the North Pole.

13. Jack Frost (1998)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Director: Troy Miller

Cast: Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Joseph Cross

A father who constantly makes promises that he cannot keep has an accident that ends his life. But a year later, he discovers that he has reincarnated as a snowman, which will give him one last chance to fix things with his son before disappearing forever.

14. Jingle All the Way (1996)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family

Director: Brian Levant

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman

A father promises his son the perfect Christmas present, the Turbo Man figure. But when he goes looking for it, he discovers that all the stores have sold out, so he will have to travel all over the city and compete with all the parents who promised the same.

15. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family

Director: Brian Henson

Cast: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, The Great Gonzo

An adaptation is starring the Muppets of the classic Charles Dickens tale, following the story of miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemption at Christmas.

16. Gremlins (1984)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Director: Joe Dante

Cast: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton

Billy Peltzer receives a small creature named Mogwai as a Christmas present from his father. But Billy is unaware of the great responsibility he has in caring for Gizmo, a creature who could wreak havoc on the small town if given water, food after midnight and exposed to light.

17. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Genre: Comedy

Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Juliette Lewis

During Christmas, the Griswolds usually hold an annual celebration. However, for Clark and his entire family, things often don’t go well. His bad luck increases when his guests arrive, but his only motivation is to remember the Christmas bonus that he gets at work.

18. Almost Christmas (2016)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: David E. Talbert

Cast: Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, Danny Glover

Walter Meyer is a retired mechanic who lost his love a year ago. Now, you will have to celebrate your Christmas with your family again, looking for a traditional celebration. But when the fights break out, Walter surmises that the true Christmas miracle would be for them to last five days together.

19. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson

Cast: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris

Harold and Kumar have separated and have not seen each other for six years. But during one Christmas, Kumar shows up at Harold’s house with a mysterious gift, causing Harold’s father-in-law’s Christmas tree to catch fire, taking them both on a trip to New York in search of the perfect Christmas tree.

20. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: John Hughes

Cast: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins

Neal Page just wants to get home before Thanksgiving. The weather caused his flight to be canceled, so he will have to take another means of transport, and in that event, he meets Del Griffith, a curtain salesman who does not stop talking, tells anecdotes that no one asked him, and bring him bad luck.

21. The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Malcolm D. Lee

Cast: Monica Calhoun, Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa

When a group of college friends reunites after 15 years over Christmas break, they discover how easy it can be to rekindle old rivalries and forgotten romances.

22. The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

Director: Bharat Nalluri

Cast: Dan Stevens, Mark Schrier, Patrick Joseph Byrnes

In this biographical story of Charles Dickens, we follow the writer through the worst time of his career, full of debt and three previous literary failures, just before creating the most important story of his career and the one that redefined Christmas: Song of Christmas, or A Christmas Carol.

23. The Night Before (2015)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Director: Jonathan Levine

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell

Ethan, Isaac, and Chris, three childhood friends, have an annual tradition every Christmas: getting into trouble, getting drunk, and enjoying the best parties. So this year, they will be looking for the most epic Christmas party they can find.

24. A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)

Genre: Comedy

Director: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Cast: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn

When a group of three women receives an unexpected visit from their mothers at Christmas, they will have to fight against the expectations placed on mothers during the time.

25. A Christmas Tale (2008)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Director: Arnaud Desplechin

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric

The Vuillard family is not unaware of sadness, illness, and pain. Still, when the family matriarch needs a bone marrow transplant, the entire family will have to come together to find a compatible marrow. But fights, drunkenness, and petty confrontations will get in the way of a win-win decision.

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