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Holiday Movies, Sorted by Age

Movies are one of the best parts of the Holiday season. They range from cheesy and laughable to moving and inspirational, yet the feelings we get from them are the same: pure, unadulterated holiday spirit. Below we’ve broken down some of the best Christmas movies for your family to watch, based on the age of your little ones. So grab some cocoa and cozy blankets—it’s movie night!


5 years and under:


Frosty the Snowman

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year

How the Grinch Stole Christmas


6-8 years old:



DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury


Prep & Landing

The Muppet Christmas Carol

9-11 years old:


The Nightmare Before Christmas

A Christmas Story

Home Alone

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

The Man Who Invented Christmas




The Knight Before Christmas

The Princess Switch

The Mistle-Tones

Christmas Chronicles

Originally posted 2022

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