A Very Merry Christmas Specials Listby I_stateyourname | created - 15 Sep 2014 | updated - 15 Oct 2018 | Public
For the 12 days of Christmas.
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1. White Christmas (1954)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.
Votes: 30,885 | Gross: $30.00M
5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
Votes: 193,874 | Gross: $260.04M
7. Frosty the Snowman (1969 TV Short)
TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Short, Family
A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman's magic hat.
8. Frosty Returns (1992 TV Short)
TV-G | 24 min | Animation, Short, Family
The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas.
10. One Magic Christmas (1985)
G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy
An angel must show a mother the true meaning of Christmas. It's not just presents and materialistic things, but the people she cares about.
Votes: 2,956 | Gross: $13.68M
11. Mrs. Santa Claus (1996 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus (Dame Angela Lansbury) takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural ... See full summary »
12. Nutcracker (1986)
G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy, Music
The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as ... See full summary »
Votes: 828 | Gross: $0.78M
13. The Nutcracker Prince (1990)
G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An adaption of the classic tale of a girl's dreams turned reality when her new toy turns out to be a young man placed under a curse.
Votes: 2,072 | Gross: $1.78M
16. Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too (1991 TV Short)
26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
When Christopher Robin writes a letter to Santa and forgets to add what Pooh wanted for Christmas, Pooh tries to get the letter back, and subsequently redeliver the letter to the North Pole.
18. For Better or for Worse: A Christmas Angel (1992 TV Movie)
30 min | Animation, Family
From the popular comic strip comes a Christmas special. Elizabeth struggles with being the middle child. Join the family through some life lessons.
20. Nilus the Sandman: The Boy Who Dreamed Christmas (1991 TV Movie)
30 min | Animation, Family
A little boy is taken by the Sand Man to Santa's workshop, only to discover that it has been taken over and industrialized by an evil robot.
21. Elf (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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.
Votes: 207,033 | Gross: $173.40M
22. Home Alone (1990)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 440,170 | Gross: $285.76M
23. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.
24. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Movie)
TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
25. A Christmas Story (1983)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 126,597 | Gross: $20.61M
26. Once Upon a Christmas (2000 TV Movie)
G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Santa is discouraged by a lack of Christmas spirit and wants to quit, but his daughter, Kristin, begs for one more chance to prove to him that there is hope for the world.
28. Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas (1999 Video)
Not Rated | 66 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Mickey and his friends star in 3 heartwarming stories of Christmas past.
29. Twice Upon a Christmas (2001 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When the North Pole faces destruction at the hands of Santa Claus' malicious daughter, her long-lost sister must travel home and save Christmas.
30. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
G | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.
Votes: 45,585 | Gross: $27.28M
32. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)
TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.
33. The Santa Clause (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Votes: 90,575 | Gross: $144.83M
35. The Snowman (1982 TV Short)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
On Christmas Eve, a young boy builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas.
Mr. Bean (1990–1995)
Merry Christmas, Mr. Bean
TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family
While Christmas shopping, Mr Bean purchases a bulky string of tree lights before making a shambles of a department store toy section. He later manages to acquire a free turkey and Christmas... See full summary »
39. A Garfield Christmas Special (1987 TV Short)
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Garfield, Jon, and Odie go to Jon's grandmother's house for Christmas, where Garfield finds a present for Grandma.
41. A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy
Join Stephen Colbert and his friends--Toby Keith, Elvis Costello, John Legend, Feist, Willie Nelson, and Jon Stewart --for a yuletide evening of song, dance and nog-induced dementia.
42. The Real Story of O Christmas Tree (1991 Video)
25 min | Short
In this childrens video a little girl asks a little pine tree to stay green through the winter to remind people of spring. The little tree must disobey King Winter to stay green. He gets ... See full summary »
44. Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (2002 TV Short)
30 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
Some time has passed since the race in "Robbie The Reindeer" and the group of reindeers have set up a tourist business offering guided tours. When an accident occurs on one such tour Robbie... See full summary »
46. The Town Santa Forgot (1993 TV Short)
TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Short, Family