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List of Top Ten Animated Christmas Movies for Kids and Family

Here gathers top 10 animated Christmas movies for kids and family to watch this holiday, comedic enough, funny enough and more importantly Christmassy enough!

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

How warm it is that a big family sits together to watch an animated Christmas movie with kids cheerful laughter after the superb Christmas dinner! That is an ideal picture most people want to have on Christmas Day. There are lots of good animated feature films out in 2024 you can choose for this Christmas, such as Last Christmas, Let It Snow, Holiday in the Wild, etc. Some of them have been released and available on DVDs. Get started with the must-watch animated Christmas films for kids and family.

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Top 10 Animated Christmas Fimls for Kids and Family

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Movie Title: Frozen II
Release Date: 2019.11.22
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Adventure
Duration: 103 mins
Reasons: Get to learn the power of love and the origin of Elsa's powers.

Movie Title: Moana
Release Date: 2016.11.23
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Duration: 103 mins
Reasons: More than Tangled & Frozen, "Moana" keeps with the tradition that made Disney the leader in animated fairy and folk tales.

Movie Title: Zootopia
Release Date: 2016.3.4
Genre: 3D animated Disney movie for Christmas
Duration: 108 mins
Reasons: receive a huge popularity from kids and youngsters. It grossed a big success in Box Office worldwide.

Movie Title:Finding Dory
Release Date: 2016.6.17
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Adventure
Duration: 91 mins
Reasons: you will learn the real meaing of a family through this fish based Christmas animated movie for kids.

5-Star Classic Animated Christmas Movies (Claymation Christmas Films)

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Maybe majority of current young people and kids are prone to watch 3D animated Christmas pictures on Christmas Day. But for 70s and 80s, their childhoods are enriched with another Christmas movie genre-claymation Christmas movies. Chief among them is the Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town. This classic Christmas movie for kids tells a story about Kris who wanna deliver toys to the children of Sombertown. But its Burgermeister (Herr Meisterburger) is too mean to let that happen. What's worse, there's an evil wizard named Winter who lives between the Kris and Sombertown to cause huge obstacles for Kris toys delivering wish. But nothing can stop Kris' firm determination. Finally, he just did it!

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★★

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Speaking of this classic claymation Christmas animated movie, a big eye-catching point is its great writer Tim Burton who scales new heights because of later Hollywood blockbusters Batman, Planet of the Apes, Alice in Wonderland, etc. Certainly, have to admit the early musical fantasy-thriller The Nightmare Before Christmas is also one of his masterpieces, which makes the masses marvel at his artful writing level, letting Halloween and Christmas be so good together in a movie. And he provides us with a magic yet wonderful space to freely imagine. Meanwhile, a sheer amount funny stuff happens now and then in this Christmas animated movie for family to interest and entertain us.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★★

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
Actually, I have no idea why I see the title "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", I can't help singing the Christmas song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Had a very shiny nose...." Okay, stop. Here I wanna share is the animated Christmas movie for kids, not song. This claymation Christmas animated movie focuses on a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being excluded from the reindeer games, teams up with an elf (named Hermey) and a prospector (named Yukon Cornelius). They run into the Abominable Snowman and find a whole island of misfit toys. Rudoph determines to resort to Santa for helping toys. Does Santa aid this red-nosed reindeer? Watch this Christmas animated movie to get the answer.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★★

Well Recieved Animated Christmas Film Titles(4-Star Classic Christmas Movies)

The Polar Express (2004)
What is the spirit of Christmas? Classic Christmas movie Elf gives you the answer. And another Christmas animated movie for kids-The Polar Express will also illustrate the Christmas spirit. Follow the young boy's North Pole journey to find out what is friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★☆

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
When Charlie Brown expresses strong disapproval of unstoppable materialism that he sees amongst everyone during the Christmas season, his friend tells him that he needs to find out the true meaning of Christmas. He accepted and begins his journey.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★☆

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
Everybody loves the delightful Christmas? Not really. Grinch is the exception, who hates the people in Whoville celebrate the merry Christmas and plans to put a stop to Christmas merriment. Now here also comes another two versions, Jim Carrey (2000) and the upcoming 2017 version.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★☆

Frosty the Snowman(1969)
Dozens of Christmas movie fans recommend this Christmas DVD movie for kids and family worth a place in our list. Partly because how the Christmas would be without snow or frost. Yes, people who live in Seattle or New York will celebrate Christmas with romantic real snow; as for people who stay in Miami or Hawii, watch this snowy yet animated Christmas movie to feel winter and Christmas atmosphere.

User Recommendation Index: ★★★★☆

Top Ways to Watch Animated Christmas Movies for Kids and Family

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Way 2: Free Download Animated Christmas Films from YouTube FB Dailymotion

YouTube is a video powerhouse of viral hits, music videos and of course classic animated Christmas movies you can't even find anywhere else. So for budget-minded friends, here comes another fantastic way to watch movies for Christmas - free download animated movies from YouTube.

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Way 3: Free Download Animated Christmas Movie Torrent from Utorrent Bittorrent

Actually, the last way to watch Christmas animated movie is not recommended, for downloading animated Christmas movie torrent from Utorrent, Bittorrent is not legal in most countries. You see, this conduct is considered as copyright infringement and the consequences are fines or sentenced to jail if severely. So it's inadvisable to watch Christmas themed movies via torrent download path. Much better way is purchasing the legal copy of animated Christmas movies. Pay for your entertainment.

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