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A Christmas Carol (1984) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Bleak but solid adaptation of Dickens' classic.
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(Release Year: 1984)
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The Passion Live Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Stirring modern-day musical retelling of Easter story.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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A Christmas Carol (2020) Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Creative retelling of Dickens' story is intense but festive.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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The Christmas Bunny Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Tearjerker wraps emotional themes in spiritual message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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I'll Be Home for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Jon Taylor Thomas' yule tale charming for tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1998)
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Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Stepbrothers' hijinks are jolly -- just not very realistic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Trick or Treaters Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming German folktale has English subtitles, some scares.
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(Release Year: 2007)
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Christmas Jars Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Book-based film has mature themes, inspiring messages.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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The Santa Clause Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Heartwarming holiday tale has some potty humor.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1994)
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Disney's A Christmas Carol Movie Poster Image
age 9+
3-D adaptation of classic holiday tale may scare young kids.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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Black Nativity Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Christmas musical is feel-good story of faith, forgiveness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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A Christmas Story 2 Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Silly jokes abound, but it's no original Christmas Story.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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A Merry Friggin' Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Great cast mired in limp holiday film about family baggage.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Norman Rockwell Presents: A Christmas Tail Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Cute dog isn't enough to rescue routine holiday romance.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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A Horse Tale Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Wholesome but trite "can-we-save-the-farm?" holiday romance.
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(Release Year: 2015)
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Boo 2! A Madea Halloween Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Crude, tired jokes and drug use weigh down Madea sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Daddy's Home 2 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Blended-family sequel has crass humor, iffy messages.
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(Release Year: 2017)
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The Perfect Holiday Movie Poster Image
age 9+
Christmas fable is cute and tame, but unoriginal.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Deck the Halls Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Makes us miss those Home Alone days...
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(Release Year: 2006)
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Black Christmas Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Haywire holiday horror remake takes a feminist position.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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