20 Movies Like The Grinch

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Elf

Elf
Elf
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: David Berenbaum
Actors: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart
Language: English
Country: United States
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Elf is a heartwarming comedy about Buddy, a human raised as an elf at the North Pole, who embarks on a journey to New York City to find his biological father and spread holiday cheer, bringing joy and laughter along the way.

Home Alone

Home Alone
Home Alone
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: John Hughes
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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Home Alone is a comedy film about an 8-year-old boy named Kevin who is accidentally left behind by his family during Christmas vacation and must defend his home from two burglars using creative and hilarious booby traps.

The Santa Clause

The Santa Clause
The Santa Clause
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick
Actors: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States, Canada
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The Santa Clause is a Christmas comedy film about a man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is magically recruited to take his place. He must then navigate the challenges of becoming Santa while keeping his new identity a secret from his family and the world.

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Charles Dickens, Robert Zemeckis
Actors: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“A Christmas Carol” is a movie adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novella, following the journey of a bitter and selfish businessman, Ebenezer Scrooge, who is visited by three spirits on Christmas Eve, leading to a transformative experience that teaches him the true meaning of Christmas and the importance of compassion and generosity.

Jingle All the Way

Jingle All the Way
Jingle All the Way
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 20%
Metacritic: 34/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Randy Kornfield
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Jingle All the Way” is a comedy film about a workaholic father who goes to great lengths to find a popular toy for his son on Christmas Eve, leading to a series of chaotic and hilarious misadventures.

The Polar Express

The Polar Express
The Polar Express
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 56%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 5 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Chris Van Allsburg, Robert Zemeckis, William Broyles Jr.
Actors: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia
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The Polar Express is a heartwarming holiday film about a young boy who embarks on a magical train ride to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Along the way, he learns about the power of belief and the spirit of Christmas.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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“How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) is a comedy film based on Dr. Seuss’ book. It tells the story of the Grinch, a grouchy creature who tries to ruin Christmas for the cheerful residents of Whoville, but ultimately learns the true meaning of the holiday.”

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson
Actors: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a stop-motion animated film about Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, who discovers Christmas Town and becomes obsessed with bringing Christmas to his own spooky world, leading to hilarious and chaotic consequences.

Fred Claus

Fred Claus
Fred Claus
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 42/100
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Runtime: 116 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Awards: N/A
Writer: Dan Fogelman, Jessie Nelson
Actors: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Fred Claus” is a comedy film about Santa Claus’ bitter older brother, Fred, who is forced to move to the North Pole and help his brother prepare for Christmas. As Fred struggles to fit in and find his place in Santa’s workshop, he learns the true meaning of family and the importance of spreading holiday cheer.

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas
Arthur Christmas
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 BAFTA 3 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Peter Baynham, Sarah Smith
Actors: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Arthur Christmas” is an animated film that follows Arthur, Santa Claus’ clumsy but well-meaning son, as he embarks on a mission to deliver a forgotten present to a young girl and save Christmas. Along the way, he learns the true meaning of the holiday and the importance of spreading joy and love.

Bad Santa

Bad Santa
Bad Santa
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 12 nominations
Writer: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Bad Santa” is a dark comedy film about a cynical and alcoholic conman who poses as Santa Claus to rob shopping malls during the holiday season, but his plans are disrupted when he befriends a troubled young boy.

The Holiday

The Holiday
The Holiday
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 50%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Nancy Meyers
Actors: Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Holiday” is a romantic comedy about two women, one from Los Angeles and one from England, who swap homes for the Christmas holiday and unexpectedly find love in their new surroundings.

Scrooged

Scrooged
Scrooged
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 1 win & 5 nominations total
Writer: Mitch Glazer, Michael O'Donoghue, Charles Dickens
Actors: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Scrooged” is a modern-day adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” following a cynical television executive who is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve to help him rediscover the true meaning of the holiday season.”

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Charles Dickens, Jerry Juhl
Actors: Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“The Muppet Christmas Carol” is a heartwarming holiday film that retells the classic Charles Dickens story, “A Christmas Carol,” with the beloved Muppet characters. It follows the journey of Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, ultimately leading to his redemption and rediscovery of the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas with the Kranks

Christmas with the Kranks
Christmas with the Kranks
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 5%
Metacritic: 22/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 3 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: John Grisham, Chris Columbus
Actors: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Christmas with the Kranks” is a comedy film about a couple who decide to skip Christmas and go on a cruise instead, much to the disapproval of their neighbors. However, their plans are thrown into chaos when their daughter decides to come home for the holidays at the last minute.

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls
Internet Movie Database: 5.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 6%
Metacritic: 28/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Family
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Matt Corman, Chris Ord, Don Rhymer
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito, Kristin Chenoweth
Language: English, German
Country: United States
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“Deck the Halls” is a Christmas comedy film about two neighbors who engage in a hilarious and competitive battle to create the most extravagant holiday light display. Their rivalry escalates, leading to unexpected consequences and heartwarming moments.

Four Christmases

Four Christmases
Four Christmases
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Jon Lucas
Actors: Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Mary Steenburgen
Language: English
Country: Germany, United States
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“Four Christmases” is a romantic comedy about a couple who are forced to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day, leading to a series of hilarious and chaotic encounters that challenge their relationship.

The Family Stone

The Family Stone
The Family Stone
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 52%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 4 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Thomas Bezucha
Actors: Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes
Language: English, American Sign
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Family Stone” is a heartwarming comedy-drama about the Stone family coming together for the holidays, as the eldest son brings his uptight girlfriend home to meet his unconventional and boisterous family, leading to unexpected events that challenge their relationships and ultimately teach them the importance of love and acceptance.”

Love Actually

Love Actually
Love Actually
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 BAFTA Award10 wins & 29 nominations total
Writer: Richard Curtis
Actors: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson
Language: English, Portuguese, French
Country: United Kingdom, France, United States
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“Love Actually” is a romantic comedy that follows the intertwining stories of various individuals in London as they navigate love and relationships during the Christmas season. The film explores themes of love, heartbreak, and the power of connection.

The Christmas Chronicles

The Christmas Chronicles
The Christmas Chronicles
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Matt Lieberman, David Guggenheim
Actors: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis
Language: English, Spanish, French, Romanian
Country: United States
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“The Christmas Chronicles” is a holiday adventure film in which a brother and sister team up with Santa Claus to save Christmas after accidentally causing his sleigh to crash on Christmas Eve.”

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