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Christmas Themed Movies or Movies on Christmas apt for viewing by kids

Christmas is magical, and so should be its movies. Here is a collection of Christmas themed movies for kids, that will take you to fairy land, converse with Santa Claus, and depict real celebrations, and meaning of Christmas. So just scroll down, make your pic, and login to Netflix! Merry Christmas !

List of Movies Themed with Christmas

Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle On 34th Street (1947)

Director: George Seaton

Starring: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Natalie Wood, Harry Antrim, Jerome Cowan, William Forrest, Herbert Heyes, Gene Lockhart.

Plot: When Kris Kringle(Edmund Gwenn), a bearded old gent, is locked up in Bellevue as a lunatic a young lawyer John Payne decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real Santa Claus. Based on the novel by Valentine Davies, this timeless classic captures the spirit of Christmas in a beautiful way. 72-year-old Edmund Gwenn won an Oscar for his portrayal of Kringle.

A Christmas Memory (1997)

A Christmas Memory (1997)

Director: Glenn Jordan

Stars: Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Jeffrey DeMunn

Plot: The film tells the story of a seven-year-old boy, Buddy whose parents drop him off with distant relatives in an unfamiliar town one Christmas holiday. There he develops a close friendship with one of the older, simpler ladies, Sook.

Becoming Santa (2011)

Becoming Santa (2011)

Director: Jeff Myers

Starring: John Merian, Gary Casey, Peter Fontana

Plot: The story of one man entering the culture and character of Santa Claus for a single season. We follow Jack as he bleaches his hair and goes to Santa School. He tries to do everything that Santa is asked to do.

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

Director: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston

Plot: A peasant woodcutter becomes Santa Claus and later foils an evil toy manufacturer's scheme to take over Christmas.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Director: Ron Howard

Starring: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley

Plot: On the outskirts of Whoville, there lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans on ruining the Christmas holiday for all of the citizens of the town.

One Magic Christmas (1985)

One Magic Christmas (1985)

Director: Phillip Borsos

Starring: Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton

Plot: An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.

Elf (2003)

Elf (2003)

Director: Jon Favreau

Starring: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart

Plot: Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa's sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City to find his birth father, Walter Hobbs. Hobbs, on Santa's naughty list for being a heartless jerk, had no idea that Buddy was even born. Buddy, meanwhile, experiences the delights of New York City (and human culture) as only an elf can. When Walter's relationship with Buddy interferes with his job, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities.

A Christmas Story (1983)

A Christmas Story (1983)

Director: Bob Clark

Starring: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin

Plot: In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Home Alone (1990)

Home Alone (1990)

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara, John Heard.

Plot: A young boy named Kevin (Macaulay Culkin) is accidentally left behind when his family takes off for a vacation in France over the holiday season. Once he realizes he has been left "home alone," Kevin learns to fend for himself. But his true test comes when he eventually has to protect his house against two bumbling burglars (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) who are planning to rob every house in Kevin's suburban Chicago neighborhood. One of the most highly successful and beloved family comedies of all time.

Home Alone 2 - Lost In New York (1992)

Home Alone 2 - Lost In New York (1992)

Starring: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, Catherine O'Hara, John Heard.

Plot: A sequel to Home Alone (1990), this film is another laugh riot. Once again Kevin McCallister's (Macaulay Culkin) family leaves him behind. But this time Kevin gets on a flight to New York instead of going with his family to Miami. He rents out a suite at the Plaza Hotel, where, using his father's credit card, he has the time of his life. Though the hotel clerk (Tim Curry) and bellboy (Rob Schneider) eye him with suspicion, Kevin manages to keep them at bay. But when he runs into his old enemies Harry (Joe Pesci) and Marv (Daniel Stern), Kevin has to fight one more battle as he finds out that they plan on robbing the old man's toy store on Christmas Eve. With electric prods, flames of fire, and sundry blunt instruments, Kevin is just eager to fight.

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas (2011)

Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook

Starring: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy

Plot: Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.

The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.

Starring: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn

Plot: When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

Saving Santa (2013)

Saving Santa (2013)

Directors: Leon Joosen, Aaron Seelman

Starring: Newell Alexander, Noel Clarke, Joan Collins

Plot: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.

The Polar Express (2004)

The Polar Express (2004)

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter

Plot: This is the story of a young hero boy on Christmas Eve who boards on a powerful magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus's home. What unfolds is an adventure which follows a doubting boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

A Christmas Carol (2009)

A Christmas Carol (2009)

Director: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth

Plot: An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Director: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Plot: Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween -- but alas, they can't get it quite right.

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