Our Top 10 Favorite Christmas Movies for Families

By Nicole Donnelly

Christmas is our favorite time of year! Here at Arundel Kids, we are huuuge fans of Christmas movies and have rounded up our top 10 movies to watch with your family this season.


Movie descriptions courtesy of IMDb.



Polar Express

Rated G

Available to stream on HBO Max, AMC+, TNT, TBS

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters on Demand, Redbox, Direct TV


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.


 

Home Alone

Rated PG

Available to stream on Disney+

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV


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.



 


Noelle

Rated G

⭐Available to stream on Disney+


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.




 

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

Rated PG

Available to stream on FXNow, DirectTV, Spectrum On Demand

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV, Flix Fling


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.


 

One Magic Christmas

Rated G

Available to stream on Disney+

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV


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.




 

Arthur Christmas

Rated PG

Available to stream on Fubo, DirectTV, Freeform, Spectrum On Demand

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV


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.



 

The Christmas Chronicles 1 & 2

Rated PG

Available to stream on Netflix


The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.




 

Christmas with the Kranks

Rated PG

Available to stream on Starz, Hoopla, DirectTV, Spectrum on Demand

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV


With their daughter, Blair, away, Luther and Nora Krank decide to skip Christmas all together until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate it at the last minute.


 

A Boy Called Christmas

Rated PG

Available to stream on Netflix


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.




 

The Santa Clause

Rated PG

Available to stream on Disney+

Available to rent/buy on Apple TV, Amazon, YouTube, Vudu, AMC Theaters On Demand, Redbox, DirectTV


When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.



 

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