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Genres

Christmas

Movies About the Holiday
Grosses for 1980-Present



RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
1 5 A Christmas Carol (2009) BV $30,051,075 21.8% 3,683 $8,159 $137,855,863 11/6/09
2 7 The Polar Express WB $23,323,463 14.3% 3,650 $6,389 $162,775,358 11/10/04
3 11 Fred Claus WB $18,515,473 25.7% 3,603 $5,138 $72,006,777 11/9/07
4 9 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BV $19,504,038 23.1% 3,458 $5,640 $84,500,122 11/3/06
5 8 Christmas with the Kranks SonR $21,570,867 29.2% 3,393 $6,357 $73,780,539 11/24/04
6 18 Arthur Christmas Sony $12,068,931 26.0% 3,376 $3,575 $46,462,469 11/23/11
7 6 The Santa Clause 2 BV $29,008,696 20.8% 3,350 $8,659 $139,236,327 11/1/02
8 2 Elf NL $31,113,501 17.9% 3,337 $9,323 $173,398,518 11/7/03
9 3 Four Christmases WB (NL) $31,069,826 25.9% 3,310 $9,387 $120,146,040 11/26/08
10 19 Deck the Halls Fox $12,001,256 34.2% 3,205 $3,744 $35,093,569 11/22/06
11 1 How the Grinch Stole Christmas Uni. $55,082,330 21.2% 3,127 $17,615 $260,044,825 11/17/00
12 22 The Nativity Story NL $7,849,304 20.9% 3,083 $2,545 $37,629,831 12/1/06
13 15 A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas WB (NL) $12,954,142 36.9% 2,875 $4,506 $35,061,031 11/4/11
14 25 Unaccompanied Minors WB $5,815,474 34.9% 2,775 $2,095 $16,655,224 12/8/06
15 29 Surviving Christmas DW $4,441,356 38.1% 2,750 $1,615 $11,663,156 10/22/04
16 17 Jingle All the Way Fox $12,112,267 20.0% 2,401 $5,044 $60,592,389 11/22/96
17 13 Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas LGF $16,007,634 30.5% 2,194 $7,296 $52,543,354 12/13/13
18 10 The Santa Clause BV $19,321,992 13.3% 2,183 $8,851 $144,833,357 11/11/94
19 24 Jack Frost WB $7,104,125 20.6% 2,152 $3,301 $34,562,556 12/11/98
20 31 Everybody's Fine Mira. $3,852,068 41.8% 2,133 $1,806 $9,208,876 12/4/09
21 28 The Muppet Christmas Carol BV $5,010,109 18.4% 2,075 $2,414 $27,281,507 12/11/92
22 4 The Best Man Holiday Uni. $30,107,555 42.7% 2,024 $14,875 $70,525,195 11/15/13
23 16 Bad Santa Dim. $12,292,952 20.5% 2,005 $6,131 $60,060,328 11/26/03
24 12 This Christmas SGem $17,958,183 36.6% 1,858 $9,665 $49,121,934 11/21/07
25 23 The Preacher's Wife BV $7,649,752 15.9% 1,783 $4,290 $48,102,795 12/13/96
26 30 I'll Be Home for Christmas BV $3,898,293 31.9% 1,759 $2,216 $12,214,338 11/13/98
27 20 Christmas Vacation WB $11,750,203 16.5% 1,744 $6,737 $71,319,526 12/1/89
28 35 Prancer Orion $2,914,486 15.7% 1,713 $1,701 $18,587,135 11/17/89
29 34 Nothing Like the Holidays Over. $3,531,664 47.1% 1,671 $2,114 $7,503,736 12/12/08
30 21 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $8,212,477 16.4% 1,654 $4,965 $50,003,043 10/29/93
31 26 Ernest Saves Christmas BV $5,710,734 20.2% 1,634 $3,494 $28,202,109 11/11/88
32 32 Black Nativity FoxS $3,669,530 52.3% 1,516 $2,421 $7,018,189 11/27/13
33 33 All I Want for Christmas Par. $3,645,720 24.6% 1,507 $2,419 $14,812,144 11/8/91
34 39 The Perfect Holiday YFG $2,283,360 39.3% 1,307 $1,747 $5,812,781 12/12/07
35 37 Trapped in Paradise Fox $2,744,653 45.6% 1,286 $2,134 $6,017,509 12/2/94
36 14 Scrooged Par. $13,027,842 21.6% 1,262 $10,323 $60,328,558 11/23/88
37 36 Miracle on 34th Street (1994) Fox $2,753,208 15.9% 1,190 $2,314 $17,320,136 11/18/94
38 27 Santa Claus: The Movie TriS $5,647,160 23.8% 970 $5,821 $23,717,291 11/27/85
39 41 The Nutcracker Prince WB $908,999 51.0% 906 $1,003 $1,781,694 11/21/90
40 40 A Christmas Story MGM $2,072,473 10.7% 886 $2,339 $19,294,144 11/18/83
41 38 One Magic Christmas BV $2,662,241 19.5% 824 $3,230 $13,677,222 11/22/85
42 42 The Nutcracker WB $783,721 37.0% 786 $997 $2,119,994 11/24/93
43 43 Nutcracker: The Motion Picture Atl $351,633 45.0% 597 $589 $781,727 11/26/86
44 44 Noelle 8X $165,445 64.2% 203 $815 $257,868 12/7/07
45 45 Santa with Muscles Leg. $120,932 54.9% 98 $1,234 $220,198 11/8/96
46 50 Station Nord Equin. $42,433 24.8% 46 $922 $171,400 11/8/02
47 47 The Nutcracker in 3D Free $65,944 33.7% 42 $1,570 $195,459 11/24/10
48 55 Christmas at Maxwell's Aloha $8,375 65.5% 41 $204 $12,781 12/1/06
49 49 Christmas in the Clouds Slow $54,920 19.7% 25 $2,196 $279,225 11/4/05
50 53 Silent Night Anch. $9,780 67.1% 11 $889 $14,567 11/30/12
51 57 All is Bright Anch. $4,556 100.0% 10 $456 $4,556 10/4/13
52 48 A Christmas Tale IFC $63,837 6.0% 7 $9,120 $1,060,922 11/14/08
53 46 The Christmas Candle ELS $68,655 3.0% 5 $13,731 $2,258,620 11/15/13
54 51 The Fitzgerald Family Christmas Trib. $13,800 27.4% 4 $3,450 $50,292 12/7/12
55 56 Happy Christmas Magn. $7,523 24.8% 4 $1,881 $30,312 7/25/14
56 52 Will It Snow for Christmas? Zeit. $10,786 20.8% 2 $5,393 $51,950 12/17/97
57 58 Christmas in Wonderland YFG $689 100.0% 2 $345 $689 1/25/08
58 54 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Osci. $9,281 3.9% 1 $9,281 $236,347 12/3/10
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 42 titles):
$12,428,64622.5%2,200$5,649$55,306,464-

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
Saving Christmas Gold. 11/14/14
Seth Rogen/Joseph Gordon-Levitt X-Mas Movie Sony 11/25/15
Krampus Uni. 11/25/15
Opus: The Last Christmas Wein. TBD
Santapprentice Wein. TBD