10 Hottest Christmas Movies For You

10 Hottest Christmas Movies For You

From Holiday Inn to The Holiday, here are the best Christmas movies of all time that you can buy or stream online, in no particular order.

Happy Christmas

Release Date 2014
Rating : 5.4 Production Companies: Lucky Coffee Productions, Tiki Bar Films Director: Joe Swanberg Stars: Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Mark Webber

Summary: After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

Release Date 1977
Rating : 8.2 Production Companies: The Jim Henson Company, Henson Associates, Inc. Director: Jim Henson Stars: Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Marilyn Sokol

Summary: A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

Tokyo Godfathers

Release Date 2004
Rating : 7.8 Production Companies: Madhouse, Tokyo Godfathers Production Committee Director: Satoshi Kon, Shougo Furuya, Shougo Furuya Stars: Aya Okamoto, Yoshiaki Umegaki, Tohru Emori

Summary: On Christmas Eve, three homeless people living on the streets of Tokyo discover a newborn baby among the trash and set out to find its parents.

Edward Scissorhands

Release Date 1990
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, 20th Century Fox Director: Tim Burton, Marilyn Bailey, Francis J. Conway Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest

Summary: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.

Arthur Christmas

Release Date 2011
Rating : 7.1 Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, Aardman Director: Barry Cook, Barry Cook, Sarah Smith Stars: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy

Summary: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one—Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorised rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Release Date 2000
Rating : 6.3 Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Universal Pictures Director: Leslie Park, Ron Howard, Todd Hallowell Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor

Summary: The Grinch decides to rob Whoville of Christmas - but a dash of kindness from little Cindy Lou Who and her family may be enough to melt his heart...

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Release Date 2020
Rating : 7.9 Production Companies: Walt Disney Pictures, Tim Burton Animation Company Director: Henry Selick Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Summary: Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack's rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.

Holiday Inn

Release Date 1942
Rating : 7.3 Production Companies: Paramount Director: Mark Sandrich Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds

Summary: Lovely Linda Mason has crooner Jim Hardy head over heels, but suave stepper Ted Hanover wants her for his new dance partner after fickle Lila Dixon gives him the brush. Jim's supper club, Holiday Inn, is the setting for the chase by Hanover and his manager.

Meet Me in St. Louis

Release Date 1944
Rating : 7.5 Production Companies: Loew's Incorporated, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Director: Vincente Minnelli Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor

Summary: The life of a St. Louis family in the year before the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.

It's a Wonderful Life

Release Date 1946
Rating : 8.6 Production Companies: RKO Radio Pictures, Liberty Films Director: Arthur S. Black Jr., Frank Capra Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore

Summary: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. But on Christmas Eve the business's $8,000 is lost and George's troubles begin.