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10 Christmas Movies that Won't Turn you Into a Grinch or Scrooge

Hundreds of Christmas movies have been made since the invention of motion pictures and are still being made to this day. There are only a few that are considered “Classics”. What I consider classics are the movies that families pull out every year to watch during the Christmas season. If you prefer more recently made movies, there are many great movies that made it onto my list from the 90s and 2000s. These are some of my favorite holiday movies that I watched every year since I could understand the English language and that I still thoroughly enjoy today.

#10 A Christmas Carol (2009)- This Disney animated movie is ...view middle of the document...

This movie is great because it uses human actors as well as The Muppets group. For instance, Michael Caine plays Ebenezer Scrooge; however, the famous Kermit the Frog plays Bob Cratchit. The rest of the muppet team fill in as characters in this fantastic Christmas classic.

#7 The Polar Express (2004)- This animated Disney movie is a great Christmas movie that was made from the book written in 1957. Not everybody likes this movie because it is a little slow, and some people find it creepy. The reason I like this movie because it always gets me in the Christmas spirit. Tom Hanks and Josh Hutcherson both voice main characters in this movie. This movie is about a boy who goes on a thrilling train ride to the North Pole to see Santa Claus.

#6 A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)- This is a great classic holiday movie. This fantastic holiday classic is a cartoon; however, it was made in the year 1965. Very many families watch this movie around the holidays each year. It, along with many others is an annual tradition for my family to watch each year. If you're in the mood for a great holiday classic, this movie is a must.

#5 A Christmas Story (1983)
This movie is an American holiday classic. This “Christmas Story” is almost like you're watching the average American family celebrate Christmas, yet this year they are plagued by a humorous streak of bad luck. This is a very popular pick for a Christmas movie marathon. Most find this movie to be very funny. This is definitely one of the most watched Christmas movies of all time.

#4 Home Alone (1990)
Home alone is one of my favorite movies because it is every kid’s dream, and this movie is very funny. I mean, what child doesn’t want to be left at home and do whatever they want? This movie isn’t completely a Christmas movie, yet it is considered a Christmas movie, since it takes place during the Christmas season. This movie is about a ten year old child who runs away from robbers and lives on his own after he is forgotten at home during a family vacation. This Christmas-time comedy is a great and creative...

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