‘Tis the season for some holiday movie viewing parties with the whole family! Check out these family-friendly titles from our DVD collection.
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Santa’s (Jim Broadbent’s) clumsy son Arthur (James McAvoy) sets out on a mission with Grandsanta (Bill Nighy) to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.
The Bishop’s Wife
A debonair angel comes to Earth to help an Episcopalian bishop and his wife in their quest to raise money for the new church.
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Depressed at the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas.
A Christmas Angel in the House
After years of trying for a baby and failing, the prayers of a despairing couple are answered when a wise young boy miraculously arrives on their doorstep.
A Christmas Carol
An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve. [Also available as sound recording narrated by multi-talented voice over artist, Sir Jim Dale.]
A Christmas Story
A Christmas classic! 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.
Christmas with the Kranks
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.
Chronicles of Narnia
C.S. Lewis’s tale of four children trapped in an unearthed land called Narnia. In order to go back home, they must face dark forces and beasts. [Also available as sound recording]
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas
On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.
An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.
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.
Frosty the Snowman
A magic hat brings a snowman to life, but makes him the target of people who want his magical powers.
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
A grumpy Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.
Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.
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.
It’s a Wonderful Life
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.
In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other’s way of life. [foreign]
Jo March reflects back on her life, telling the story of the beloved March sisters, four young women determined to live life on their own terms in post-Civil War America.
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
A Madea Christmas
Madea dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she’s coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas.
Meet Me in St. Louis
Young love and childish fears highlight a year in the life of a turn-of-the-century family.
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
Mickey and his friends star in 3 heartwarming stories of Christmas past.
Miracle on 34th Street
When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.
Mr. Magoo’s Christmas Carol
This musical adaptation of the classic tale by Charles Dickens stars Magoo as the cold-hearted old miser, Ebenezer Scrooge. [Available on “Original Christmas Classics” DVD along with “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and other adapted classics.]
A Muppet Christmas Carol
The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.
Five New Yorkers come together on Christmas Eve – all seeking a miracle.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
A man must struggle to travel home for the holidays with a lovable oaf of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.
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.
A farm girl nurses a wounded reindeer she believes is one of Santa’s, hoping to bring it back to health in time for Christmas. Her holiday spirit inspires those around her, something her disheartened father is having trouble understanding.
Rise of the Guardians
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. [Available on “Dreamworks Ultimate Holiday Collection” DVD]
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.
The Santa Clause
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they’d end up together.
The Shop Around the Corner
Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other’s anonymous pen pal.
Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas
Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas home causes confusion.
While You were Sleeping
A hopelessly romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.
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.
You’ve Got Mail
Two business rivals who despise each other in real life unwittingly fall in love over the Internet.