Holiday Movie Favorites
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A doubting young boy learns about the magic of Christmas and the power of friendship when he takes an amazing train ride to the North Pole on the Polar Express.
Charles Dickens's beloved story of Ebenezer Scrooge gets a dose of flavor when the muppets tell it from their standpoint.
For the first time in four years, Ma’Dere Whitfield’s family reunites during the holidays, where secrets emerge putting strain on relationships.
Advertising executive Scott Calvin inadvertently becomes Santa and must learn all the tricks and trades of the new job while struggling with his new identity; those struggles result in scrutiny from everyone he knows outside of his son, Charlie, who believes in him and encourages him, resulting in a heart-warming bond between him and his dad.
On Christmas Eve, the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge receives a rude awakening when he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner warning that ghosts from his past, present and future will show him the error of his ways.
Jack Skellington discovers Christmas Town and finds its holiday celebration so intriguing he tries to kidnap Santa Claus in hopes of taking over the role, but poor Jack discovers his plans are much more than he can handle.
Iris and Amanda find each other on a house exchange website and decide to swap places in each’s respective countries during the holidays, which leads them to discover their romantic partners.
A Wall Street executive visits his hometown when his grandfather passes away. While going through his things, he and his grandmother find out about a woman named Lilian, who he sets off to find.
Neil Patrick Harris and Debbie Reynolds star in this TV movie.
Over a decade has passed since they were in college, but a crew of former best friends get together for the Christmas holidays. Their reunion reminds them of how quickly the past can become the present as old feelings are stirred.
In an attempt to still believe in Santa Claus, a child finds an injured reindeer that she convinces herself is Prancer.
In this beloved holiday edition in the National Lampoon's Vacation series, Clark Griswold has the plan to give his family the perfect Christmas. True to form, however, things go awry when his cousin's family arrives unexpectedly to move into a camper on the Griswold's property.
Frank Capra’s classic centers on troubled George Bailey, whose anger and desperation provokes him to consider suicide until an angel, Clarence, shows George what life would be like if he didn’t exist; this revelation gives George a new appreciation of life.
A girl's bravery is tested as she tries to help a soldier while under the spell of a two-headed mouse. This animated rendition of the popular ballet features Melissa Gilbert and Christopher Lee.
A week before Christmas, Mrs. Claus and Mr. Claus aren't doing too well. When he refuses to look over her new Christmas Eve route, she goes on a test trip and lands in New York City.
In disguise as "Mrs. North," she helps people in the city resolve their own marital and personal issues.
With an intertwined story line, we see how the relationships of nine different people are tied together, showcasing the many meanings of the word love.
The cast is star-studded, including Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Laura Linney and Alan Rickman.
Kermit's valiant efforts to do good are put to the test when he tries to save the theater from a ruthless banker who wishes to replace it with a nightclub.
Six-year-old Susan has her faith in Santa Claus renewed when she encounters a department store Santa named Kris Kringle who claims he’s the real thing; this leads Susan and a young lawyer on a crusade to prove Kris is the real Santa.
Kevin McCallister’s family accidentally leaves him home alone during the holidays, when he encounters a bungling pair of burglars in Harry and Marv and makes them regret ever trying to break into his house.
Arthur is Santa’s clumsy son tasked with delivering a forgotten present to a little girl before Christmas morning.
Will Ferrell plays Buddy, a human raised by elves, who leaves the North Pole to find his father in New York City; Buddy’s childlike curiosity in his new surroundings makes this a beautiful and silly tale of a man trying to discover his identity.
Edward, an isolated man with scissors for hands, tries to adapt when Peg brings him home to live with her family; the result is a struggle for Edward, whose gentleness and artistic talent is inspiring, but his hands keep people away.
After burning down Harold’s father-in-law’s Christmas tree, Harold and Kumar go on a goofy adventure through New York City on a quest to find the perfect replacement.
In an act of desperation, a woman takes her sister's children, saving them from a life in foster care. She doesn't know that, in the small town they're moving to, she'll be recognized as a missing heiress.