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14 Classic Christmas Movies The Whole Family Will Love

journey from the movie "jingle jangle: a christmas journey" looking back and smiling and arthur from "arthur christmas" smiling while holding countless letters in his hand

As much as we love giving and getting gifts on Christmas, the most special holiday memories often have nothing to do with the presents. Instead, they come from fun holiday traditions like time spent with family decorating the tree, baking cookies, and watching Christmas movies! There are so many amazing options out there, so to help make choosing the perfect family-friendly holiday film a bit easier, we’ve created a list of some of our all-time favorites.

1. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965)

If you’re choosing a starting point for family-friendly Christmas movies, there are few films better than A Charlie Brown Christmas. Millions of people have made this a tradition over the decades, and it will fill you with all the nostalgic feels.

2. “Klaus”

Klaus is a warm and fuzzy Santa Clause origin tale that will make the kids excited to stay up all night hoping to catch a glimpse of the fabled jolly giant.

3. “Elf” (2003)

Feel-good comedies always hit the spot during the holidays, and there are few that rival Elf.

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