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deck the halls

By Joe on December 1, 2019 — 1 min read

films centered around christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

with Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, the countdown is on, it’s officially time to deck the halls.

01.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)
97 min|Comedy|December 1, 1989
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 136,840 users
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

02.

Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
99 min|Comedy, Family|November 24, 2004
5.3Rating: 5.3 / 10 from 38,255 users
With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.

03.

Deck the Halls (2006)
93 min|Comedy, Family|November 22, 2006
5.0Rating: 5.0 / 10 from 21,070 users
Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

04.

The Santa Clause (1994)
97 min|Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy|November 11, 1994
6.4Rating: 6.4 / 10 from 87,521 users
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

05.

Elf (2003)
97 min|Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance|November 7, 2003
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 196,296 users
After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

06.

Fred Claus (2007)
116 min|Comedy, Family, Fantasy|November 9, 2007
5.6Rating: 5.6 / 10 from 37,769 users
Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.

07.

Home Alone (1990)
103 min|Comedy, Family|November 16, 1990
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 418,888 users
An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

08.

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992)
120 min|Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family|November 20, 1992
6.7Rating: 6.7 / 10 from 272,378 users
One year after Kevin McCallister was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself stranded in New York City - and the same criminals are not far behind.

09.

A Christmas Story (1983)
94 min|Comedy, Family|November 18, 1983
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 123,225 users
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

10.

Scrooged (1988)
101 min|Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance|November 23, 1988
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 79,187 users
A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

11.

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
114 min|Family, Fantasy|November 18, 1994
6.5Rating: 6.5 / 10 from 29,171 users
A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

12.

Four Christmases (2008)
88 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|November 26, 2008
5.7Rating: 5.7 / 10 from 59,227 users
A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas.

13.

The Night Before (2015)
101 min|Comedy, Fantasy|November 20, 2015
6.4Rating: 6.4 / 10 from 60,158 users
On Christmas eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

14.

Office Christmas Party (2016)
105 min|Comedy|December 9, 2016
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 61,553 users
When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand

15.

A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
104 min|Comedy|November 1, 2017
5.5Rating: 5.5 / 10 from 35,549 users
As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.

16.

Just Friends (2005)
96 min|Comedy, Romance|November 23, 2005
6.2Rating: 6.2 / 10 from 99,784 users
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

17.

Die Hard (1988)
132 min|Action, Thriller|July 20, 1988
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 736,882 users
An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

18.

Mixed Nuts (1994)
97 min|Comedy, Drama|December 21, 1994
5.5Rating: 5.5 / 10 from 9,592 users
The events focus around a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.

19.

I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
86 min|Comedy, Family|November 13, 1998
5.5Rating: 5.5 / 10 from 8,400 users
A college student faces an impossible journey when he is left stranded in the desert, thousands of miles from home, with no money and only a few days left until Christmas.

20.

Love, Actually (2003)
135 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|November 14, 2003
7.6Rating: 7.6 / 10 from 393,841 users
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

21.

The Holiday (2006)
136 min|Comedy, Romance|December 8, 2006
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 225,317 users
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

22.

The Family Stone (2005)
103 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|December 16, 2005
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 57,440 users
An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

23.

Noel (2004)
96 min|Drama|November 26, 2004
6.2Rating: 6.2 / 10 from 8,495 users
Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve, seeking a miracle.

24.

Serendipity (2001)
90 min|Comedy, Romance|October 5, 2001
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 99,379 users
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.

25.

Bad Santa (2003)
92 min|Comedy, Crime, Drama|November 26, 2003
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 128,658 users
A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid.

26.

Bad Santa 2 (2016)
92 min|Comedy, Crime, Drama|November 23, 2016
5.6Rating: 5.6 / 10 from 20,704 users
Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

27.

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)
90 min|Adventure, Comedy|November 4, 2011
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 62,958 users
Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

28.

Love the Coopers (2015)
107 min|Comedy, Fantasy, Romance|November 13, 2015
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 18,413 users
The intertwined stories of four generations of Coopers unfold right before the annual family reunion on Christmas Eve.

29.

This Christmas (2007)
117 min|Comedy, Drama, Romance|November 21, 2007
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 7,785 users
A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

30.

Surviving Christmas (2004)
91 min|Comedy, Romance|October 22, 2004
5.4Rating: 5.4 / 10 from 21,069 users
A lonely, obnoxious young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him.

31.

Noelle (2019)
100 min|Comedy, Family, Fantasy|November 12, 2019
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 3,160 users
Santa's daughter finds herself having to take over the family business.

32.

Daddy's Home 2 (2017)
100 min|Comedy|November 10, 2017
6.0Rating: 6.0 / 10 from 52,937 users
Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

33.

Krampus (2015)
98 min|Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror|December 4, 2015
6.1Rating: 6.1 / 10 from 56,928 users
A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

34.

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)
104 min|Biography, Comedy, Drama|November 22, 2017
7.0Rating: 7.0 / 10 from 9,961 users
The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine Christmas.

35.

The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
104 min|Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy|November 22, 2018
7.1Rating: 7.1 / 10 from 36,860 users
The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

36.

Let It Snow (2019)
92 min|Comedy, Romance|November 8, 2019
5.8Rating: 5.8 / 10 from 8,243 users
In a small town on Christmas Eve, a snowstorm brings together a group of young people.

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