December 12, 2013

Christmas Movie Favorites - watch here!

2013 Top 10 Family Christmas/Holiday Movie Or Television Shows 

In 2011, What To Do With The Kids polled its followers and asked them to share their list of the top Christmas or Holiday Movies or Television Shows that the whole family can watch.

Two years later, What To Do With The Kids ask its followers again and there has been quite a shift in popularity of some of those classic movies. With more than 1,400 entries, What To Do With The Kids presents the updated Top 10 Family Christmas/Holiday Movie or Television Shows:

1. How The Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 Animated) (#1 in 2011)
2. The Polar Express (2004 Animated) (#8 in 2011)
3. It's A Wonderful Life (1946) (#2 in 2011)
4. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer (1964 Animated) (#6 in 2011)
5. Elf (2004) (Not ranked in 2011)
6. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 Animated) (#4 in 2011)
The Santa Clause (1994) (Not ranked in 2011)
Frosty the Snowman (1969 Animated) (#7 in 2011)
7. The Grinch (2000) (Not ranked in 2011)
8. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (#5 in 2011)
9. National Lampoons Christmas Vacation (1989) (#8 in 2011)
10. A Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) (#10 in 2011)

Movies that are no longer on the list: A Christmas Story (1983) (#3 in 2011); A Christmas Carol (1951) (#5 in 2011); White Christmas (1954) (#7 in 2011); Home Alone (1990) (#9 in 2011)


Here Are A Few Of My Personal Favorites You Can Watch For Free:

A Christmas Carol

A MUPPET Christmas Carol

A Christmas Story


A Charlie Brown Christmas

and finally, for the adult crowd - here's a few favorites with a theme about relationships, family & the chaos of the holidays that always makes me laugh:




  1. I love you! I've been searching online for some of these titles and never could find any of them! Thanks!!

  2. Thank you for keeping my 6 year old with Charlie Brown and Muppet Christmas Carol so her dad could take her sister to her grandma's to help prepare dinner and I could catch a nap while her siblings watched her. It helped for a less drama filled afternoon :)