30 Best Christmas Films of All Time. It's getting colder outside and decorations are going up. We all know what that means: it's the holidays. Nothing brings back feelings of holiday cheer like a vintage Christmas movie, but not all of these films are created equal. Every year we're met with a new slew of Christmas films, but only a chosen few become classics that audiences return to year after year. Some of them are just too good to give up, like A Christmas Carol and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. From claymation classics to modern adaptations of old tales, there's a movie for everyone during the holiday season. Even if you aren't someone that adores the holidays, you can always sit down and watch Die Hard!
Some of these films have been inspiring audiences from one to ninety-two for over 50 years, and we're guessing that they'll be around for another 50 years. So, grab a cup of cocoa, snuggle up by the tree, and get ready for a trip through Christmas movies past! We're taking a look at some of the greatest holiday films of all time! Here are 30 of our favorites that will never fail to bring a smile to your face!
Did you know...
- Jackie Kennedy is famous for redecorating and renovating the interior of the White House. Actually, on just her first day, she ordered $50,000 in changes for new rooms for the children and upgrades to the kitchen. She later hosted a tour of the White House for CBS News which was viewed by 56 million people and won her an Emmy Award.
- After her role as First Lady came to an end, Jackie Kennedy went into the publishing business. She became an associate editor at Doubleday and worked mostly on autobiographies. In fact, she was one of two original editors for Michael Jackson's 2009 autobiography Moonwalk, a #1 New York Times bestseller.
- In February 2020, Jeff Bezos bought the most expensive property in California: a $165 million mansion. It was designed for Jack Warner (the former president of Warner Bros. entertainment company). It took a decade to construct (spanning the 1930s and 40s). It comes complete with 9 acres of Beverly Hills land, a main house, a guest house, a tennis court, a golf course, and terraces.
- In the summer of 2007, Joh Hamm became a household name when Mad Men premiered to critical acclaim and strong ratings. Just over a year and a half later, Ellie Kemper stole America's hearts (and Dwight's and Andy's) when she became the new receptionist on The Office. Before they were famous, Hamm was Kemper's high school drama teacher!
- Jennifer Aniston's star-defining role on friends started a hair craze in the 90s that even lasted into the early 2000s. Called "The Rachel," Aniston's shoulder-length haircut had grown-out bangs and highlights styled to perfection. A hairdresser in Detroit noted that at the peak of its popularity, 40% of her business was devoted to recreating "The Rachel." Too bad that it was notoriously difficult to maintain on your own at home.