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Best Family Christmas Movies List of All Time [2022 Updated]

Here are top list of best Christmas movies for kids and family that are right in line with the holiday spirit, together with the latest kids-friendly movies list for Christmas.

By Bertha Miller to movies, Christmas films|Last updated on November 14, 2022

The Christmas tree is decorated and the cookies are ready, now there is nothing better than curling up on the couch to watch the best family Christmas movies with kids to get in the holiday spirit. For the holiday season, we pick up a list of the best Xmas movies for family to watch with kids and parents, ranging from the funniest classic Christmas movies of all time, new good family movies together with simple guide on how to download Xmas holiday movies to watch offline with family/kids. Just enjoy!

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Part 1: List of Most Classic Christmas Family Movies

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1. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Synopsis: Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king Jack Skellington, is bored with frightening people. After stumbling into Christmastown, Jack decided to sandbag Santa and deliver presents for Christmas.
Review: What a magical marvel to mash up Halloween and Christmas with wicked humour. When you don't want the traditional family movie for Christmas, this movie is worth a shot. It's a true one of the most memorable holiday Christmas family movies to watch with kids. The nightmare before Christmas? Better to say, it's a funny dream movie for Christmas.
Run Time: 76 minutes. Rated PG. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

2. Home Alone (1990)

Synopsis: After being left alone accidently, the 8-year old boy have to protect his home against two bumbling burglars. How can the little boy kick the two robbers' asses? What funny story will happen...
Review: If you are looking for the funny Christmas movies for kids & family, this movie will be a must-watch. It is a heartwarming Christmas holiday family movie classic that seamlessly blends tons of fun, humor, emotion into one. A timeless classic also one the funniest family/kids movies that will bring you great laughs.
Run Time: 103 minutes. Rated PG. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

3. The Polar Express (2004)

Synopsis: On the Christmas Eve, a young boy takes a powerful magical train Polar Express to ride to the Santa Claus' home. During the trip, he embarks the adventure of self-discover.
Review: This movie beyond doubt is recommended in our list of best Christmas movies to watch with family and kids. It's a great animated Xmas movie which is full of hope and wonder, and which helps to teach children as well as the adults about the spirit of Christmas. Along with the young boy's journey, we also learn that anything is possible if you have the faith.
Run Time: 100 minutes. Rated G. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

4. Elf (2003)

Synopsis: Buddy, a human raised up by elves, always feel unable to fit in due to his oversize, and travels to New York city to find his real father. There he soon sets up his own new family and brings the Christmas spirit to people.
Review: Elf is one of the best Christmas family movies. The adventure to the new city brings a love story and delightful holiday treat. It's a simple, but quite a cute, enjoyable movie for kids, together with funny and charming performance, and full Christmas spirit. One of the best Christmas family movies to download for all ages to enjoy offline.
Run Time: 97 minutes. Rated: PG. Recommended for ages 7 and up.

5. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Synopsis: Fed up with the overwhelming commercialization during the Christmas season, Charlie finally yells, "Does anyone know the true meaning of Christmas?" What is going on and will they find the true meaning in this little cute Christmas cartoon movie?
Review: It's a very different Christmas cartoon movie, funny, sweet, smart, and has a wonderful message to tell. No doubt it's among the real classic Christmas movies for family members of all ages. Must see it!
Run Time: 30 min. Not rated. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

6. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992): This is a charming re-telling of Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol", with distinct Muppet humor and charm. A truly superb Christmas movie for families old and young alike.
7. Jingle All the Way (1996): Despite the criticism, this is a really funny family movie to watch on Christmas. There is great fun, emotions and some colorful stuff. And it's undeniable appealing to see the Terminator on a Christmas.
8. Miracle on 34th Street (1947): A undisputed Christmas classic. It makes people believe that Santa does exists whether you believe or not. It's a very enjoyable movie that is entertaining for all types of audiences.
9. The Santa Clause (1994): This is not a masterpiece, instead, it's a light, positive and heart-warming Christmas comedy movie to watch with family and kids.
10. A Christmas Story (1983): There is not much to say about the movie, just one of the funniest, most touching family Christmas movies of all time. 

Part 2: List of New Best Family Christmas Movies (2022)

The above best Christmas family & kids movies list contains the top classic Xmas movies. Sure that those movies will never get old and are worth download offline to watch over and over again. But for users who want to catch the latest Christmas holiday movies, we also gathered the list of best Christmas movies of 2023 for kids and families.

[Updated] List of Best Christmas Movies for Family & Kids

Last Christmas (2019)
2. Holiday In the Wild (2019)
3. Let It Snow (2019)
4. Noelle (2019)
5. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (2019)
6. Frozen II (2019)
7. The Knight Before Christmas (2019)

Incredibles 2 (2018)
The Grinch (2018)
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse (2018)
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Christopher Robin (2018)
Early Man (2018)

Coco (2017)
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
A Dog's Purpose (2017)
Paddington 2 (2017)
Wonder Woman (2017)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Justice League (2017)

1. Moana (2016)

Watching Disney movies for Christmas is always a safe option, and Moana is a good choice in 2016. This animation is about the journey of the young woman, who has great navigational talents, starts an adventure to find a mythical island. The well-received "Moana" is considered to be on a par with 2013 princess movie "Frozen". It's also among the best Disney animated Christmas movies 2016 for kids, toddlers and families of all ages.

2. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Harry Potter fans rejoice! J.K. Rowling's book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is coming. The Fantastic Beats is set in New York, seventy years before Harry Potter's story starts. The magic returns in 2016 holiday season. The fun brought by Harry Potter series set good reason to expect the quality of the movie. Sure that it's one of top 2016 Christmas movies for kids & family. Just free download Xmas movie trailer from YouTube before you go to theater.

3. Daddy's Home (2015)

Remember the joy Will Ferrell has brought on Christmas in the movie Elf? He and Mark Wahlberg reteam in the 2015 Christmas movie Daddy's Home to deliver new funny story. The movie is about the stepfather trying to scramble for the affection of the step children after the unexpected reappearance of his wife's ex-husband.

4. Arthur Christmas (2011)

We have heard lot about the Santa Clause, but how about his son? The movie tells a story about Santa's youngest kid Arthur to deliver the final present to a little girl within less than 2 hours. It's a great family Christmas movie with lot of laugh, action, and fun, entertaining for ages from kids to old grandparents. It's among the best new holiday movies after 2010 and also one of the classic Christian Movies to watch on Christmas with family.

5. The Good Dinosaur (2015)

The Good Dinosaur is another holder in our list of the new best family Christmas movies. Despite what some say about the movie, it's overall deep-going, visually stunning and more importantly, loved by the kids. Maybe it's not the Pixar best, but it's still a good animated movie with wonderful humor and great message to watch on Christmas with kids and families.

[Tutorial] Download Free Christmas Movies to Watch Offline

You may watch the Xmas movies on Hallmark Movie Channel or ABC Family, but if you want to get your favorite Christmas movies to watch with family on this special day, you may freely download Xmas films with the help of MacX Video Converter Pro. This movie downloader is able to download any free classic or new Christmas family movies, TV shows, videos, music etc in HD 720P, 1080P, 4K UHD, 3D Bluray from 1000+ video sharing sites like Facebook, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Vimeo, Pandora TV, Myspace, Instagram, etc, and convert the downloaded Christmas movies to MP4, AVI, FLV, 3GP etc for playback on iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.

Best Family & Kids Christmas Films Free Download Guide:

Step 1: Free download top movies downloader, click "YouTube" and "Add Link" button to add the Christmas movies you want to download.

Step 2: Choose output formats, resolution, size and other settings for the downloaded movie.

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Step 3: Specify the output folder by clicking "Browse" button to save the downloaded Xmas movie for kids and family.

Step 4: Press "Download Now" to start the movies free download process for enjoyment on home theater, Mac/PC, iPhone iPad and Android devices.

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