Have a Favorite Holiday Film? Here's Our List of Classics

Don't see your favorite flick? Add it to our list of holiday selections.

One of the neat things about holiday flicks is that there's such a wide variety of them.

Family friendly, funny, raunchy and magical are just a few of the selections available to holiday movie lovers.

We've complied a list of our favorite holiday films. Let us know if you see your favorite here:

  • "A Charlie Brown Christmas," directed by Bill Melendez (not rated)
  • "A Christmas Story," directed by Bob Clark (PG)
  • "Bad Santa," directed by Terry Zwigoff (R)
  • "Christmas Vacation," directed by Jeremiah Chechik (PG-13)
  • "Eight Crazy Nights," directed by Seth Kearsley (PG-13)
  • "Elf," directed by Jon Favreau (PG)
  • "Home Alone," directed by Chris Columbus (PG)
  • "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," directed by Ron Howard (PG)
  • "It's a Wonderful Life," directed by Frank Capra (not rated)
  • "Jingle All the Way," directed by Brian Levant (PG)
  • "Lights: The Miracle of Chanukah," directed by Gesher Foundation (G)
  • "Miracle on 34th Street," directed by George Seaton circa 1947 (G)
  • "Miracle on 34th Street," directed by Les Mayfield circa 1994 (PG)
  • "Polar Express," directed by Robert Zemekis (PG)
  • "Scrooged," directed by Richard Donner (PG-13)
  • "Shalom Sesame: Chanukah Special," directed by Sesame Workshop (G)
  • "Silent Night" (2012), directed by Steven C. Miller (R)
  • "The Black Candle," directed by M.K. Asante (not rated)
  • "The Muppet Christmas Carol," directed by Brian Henson (G)
  • "The Santa Clause," directed by John Pasquin, Bill Elvin (PG)
  • "White Christmas," directed by Michael Curtiz (not rated)

Locally, a number of these holiday classics can be borrowed through your local Clearwater Public Library branch, rented through Redbox or on iTunes, Hulu and other streaming websites. 

What is your favorite holiday film? Do you prefer funny, family friendly, raunchy or scary? Let us know in the comments below.


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