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1. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

Votes: 553,270 | Gross: $285.76M

2. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

R | 139 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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81 Metascore

An alien must pose as a human to save his dying planet, but a woman and greed of other men create complications.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry

Votes: 26,171 | Gross: $0.10M

3. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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72 Metascore

After being mistaken for an actor, a New York thief is sent to Hollywood to train under a private eye for a potential movie role, but the duo are thrown together with a struggling actress into a murder mystery.

Director: Shane Black | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen

Votes: 225,113 | Gross: $4.24M

4. The Tin Drum (1979)

R | 142 min | Drama, War

7.5
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63 Metascore

In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach

Votes: 24,019

5. Trading Places (1983)

R | 116 min | Comedy

7.5
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69 Metascore

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche

Votes: 149,467 | Gross: $90.40M

6. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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82 Metascore

Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home causes confusion.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Votes: 327,109 | Gross: $75.08M

7. Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.2
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39 Metascore

Three musical chipmunks are discovered by an aspiring songwriter who wants to use their amazing singing abilities to become famous.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Jason Lee, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, David Cross

Votes: 84,324 | Gross: $217.33M

8. About a Boy (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Sharon Small

Votes: 182,636 | Gross: $41.39M

9. Maid in Manhattan (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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45 Metascore

A Senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite, when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 88,995 | Gross: $94.01M

10. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied North Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 47,663 | Gross: $29.13M

11. Sisters (III) (2015)

R | 118 min | Comedy

6.0
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58 Metascore

Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

Director: Jason Moore | Stars: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz

Votes: 66,358 | Gross: $87.04M

12. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 55,638 | Gross: $6.40M

13. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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46 Metascore

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 240,515 | Gross: $260.04M

14. Just Friends (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein

Votes: 116,793 | Gross: $32.62M

15. Filth (I) (2013)

R | 97 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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56 Metascore

A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.

Director: Jon S. Baird | Stars: James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots

Votes: 107,927 | Gross: $0.03M

16. O Lucky Man! (1973)

R | 178 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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An ambitious coffee salesman has a series of improbable and ironic adventures that seem designed to challenge his naive idealism.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Ralph Richardson, Rachel Roberts, Arthur Lowe

Votes: 8,243

17. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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64 Metascore

Raised as an oversized elf, Buddy travels from the North Pole to New York City to meet his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 261,303 | Gross: $173.40M

18. Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

PG | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.2
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39 Metascore

When a shopping mall is taken over by a gang of organized crooks, it's up to a mild-mannered security guard to save the day.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Kevin James, Keir O'Donnell, Jayma Mays, Raini Rodriguez

Votes: 109,417 | Gross: $20.82M

19. Holidate (2020)

TV-MA | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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44 Metascore

Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth, Frances Fisher

Votes: 62,824

20. Scary Movie V (2013)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

3.5
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11 Metascore

A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their lost nieces and nephew home. With the help of home-surveillance cameras, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon.

Directors: Malcolm D. Lee, David Zucker | Stars: Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan

Votes: 70,927 | Gross: $32.02M

21. A Christmas Story (1983)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family

7.9
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77 Metascore

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie Parker attempts to convince his parents, teacher, and Santa Claus that a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Scott Schwartz

Votes: 146,357 | Gross: $20.61M

22. Klaus (2019)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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65 Metascore

A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.

Directors: Sergio Pablos, Carlos Martínez López | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso

Votes: 142,318

23. The Good Shepherd (2006)

R | 167 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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61 Metascore

The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life.

Director: Robert De Niro | Stars: Matt Damon, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 102,639 | Gross: $59.95M

24. Obsessed (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.0
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25 Metascore

A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.

Director: Steve Shill | Stars: Beyoncé, Idris Elba, Ali Larter, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 32,127 | Gross: $68.26M

25. The Box (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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47 Metascore

A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know.

Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn

Votes: 91,656 | Gross: $15.05M

26. Soldier (I) (1998)

R | 99 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A soldier trained from birth is deemed obsolete and dumped on a waste planet where he is reluctantly taken in by a community of defenseless, stranded wayfarers.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 56,401 | Gross: $14.57M

27. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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61 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

Votes: 201,926 | Gross: $183.37M

28. Friday After Next (2002)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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35 Metascore

Working as security guards, Craig and Day-Day run into the thief who stole their Christmas presents.

Director: Marcus Raboy | Stars: Ice Cube, Mike Epps, John Witherspoon, Don 'D.C.' Curry

Votes: 27,626 | Gross: $32.98M

29. Lady Vengeance (2005)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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75 Metascore

After being wrongfully imprisoned for thirteen years and having her child taken away from her, a woman seeks revenge through increasingly brutal means.

Director: Park Chan-wook | Stars: Nam-mi Kang, Jeong-nam Choi, Hye-Sook Go, Bok-hwa Baek

Votes: 78,016 | Gross: $0.21M

30. The City of Lost Children (1995)

R | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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73 Metascore

A scientist in a surrealist society kidnaps children to steal their dreams, hoping that they slow his aging process.

Directors: Marc Caro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Ron Perlman, Daniel Emilfork, Judith Vittet, Dominique Pinon

Votes: 68,205 | Gross: $1.51M

31. Imitation of Life (1959)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

An aspiring white actress takes in an African-American widow whose mixed-race daughter is desperate to be seen as white.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Lana Turner, John Gavin, Sandra Dee, Susan Kohner

Votes: 16,310 | Gross: $13.99M

32. Krampus (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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49 Metascore

A boy who has a bad Christmas accidentally summons a festive demon to his family home.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman

Votes: 72,200 | Gross: $42.59M

33. The Night Before (II) (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.3
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58 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, three lifelong friends spend the night in New York City looking for the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

Director: Jonathan Levine | Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan

Votes: 73,889 | Gross: $43.04M

34. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 98,893 | Gross: $60.33M

35. A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas (2011)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt

Votes: 69,385 | Gross: $35.03M

36. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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34 Metascore

A father vows to get his son a Turbo Man action figure for Christmas. However, every store is sold out, and he must travel all over town and compete with everybody else in order to find one.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

Votes: 103,229 | Gross: $60.57M

37. The Thin Man (1934)

TV-PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery

7.9
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86 Metascore

Former detective Nick Charles and his wealthy wife Nora investigate a murder case, mostly for the fun of it.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 29,289

38. 8-Bit Christmas (2021)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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66 Metascore

In 1980s Chicago, a 10-year-old sets out on a quest to get the Christmas gift of his generation: the latest and greatest video-game system.

Director: Michael Dowse | Stars: Winslow Fegley, Neil Patrick Harris, Steve Zahn, June Diane Raphael

Votes: 15,668

39. Michael (1996)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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38 Metascore

Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: John Travolta, Andie MacDowell, William Hurt, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 43,065 | Gross: $95.32M

40. Falling in Love (1984)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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55 Metascore

Although they live married lives, two strangers keep running into each other, starting a friendship that could blossom into so much more.

Director: Ulu Grosbard | Stars: Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Jane Kaczmarek

Votes: 14,034 | Gross: $10.60M

41. Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Gerard McSorley, Catherine McCormack

Votes: 3,762 | Gross: $2.29M

42. A Princess for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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At the invitation of an estranged relative, a young woman travels with her niece and nephew to a castle in Europe for Christmas, where she unwittingly falls for a dashing Prince.

Director: Michael Damian | Stars: Katie McGrath, Roger Moore, Sam Heughan, Travis Turner

Votes: 8,242

43. A Boy Called Christmas (2021)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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61 Metascore

In this origin story of Father Christmas, an ordinary boy (with a loyal pet mouse and a reindeer at his side) sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of Elfhelm.

Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Maggie Smith, Isabella O'Sullivan, Joel Fry, Eden Lawrence

Votes: 20,887

44. Reindeer Games (2000)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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37 Metascore

After assuming his dead cell-mate's identity to get with the other man's girlfriend, an ex-convict finds himself a reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, James Frain

Votes: 39,822 | Gross: $23.36M

45. Nobody Knows (2004)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama

8.0
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88 Metascore

In a small Tokyo apartment, twelve-year-old Akira must care for his younger siblings after their mother leaves them and shows no sign of returning.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu

Votes: 27,567 | Gross: $0.68M

46. Noelle (2019)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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48 Metascore

Santa's daughter must take over the family business when her father retires and her brother, who is supposed to inherit the Santa role, gets cold feet.

Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Shirley MacLaine, Bill Hader, Kingsley Ben-Adir

Votes: 21,182

47. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

4.7
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32 Metascore

Santa, a.k.a. Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 37,155 | Gross: $84.50M

48. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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31 Metascore

Little Billy witness his parents getting killed by Santa after being warned by his senile grandpa that Santa punishes those who are naughty. Now Billy is 18, and out of the orphanage, and he has just become Santa, himself.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 15,876 | Gross: $2.49M

49. The Santa Clause (2022– )

TV-PG | Comedy, Drama, Family | Filming

Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can't be Santa forever. He's starting to lose a step in his Santa duties, and more importantly, he's got a family who could benefit from a life in the normal world.

Stars: Elizabeth Mitchell, Kal Penn, Matilda Lawler, Austin Kane

50. The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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51 Metascore

Kate Pierce, now a cynical teen, is unexpectedly reunited with Santa Claus when a mysterious troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas - forever.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Darby Camp, Julian Dennison

Votes: 29,316



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