25 Highest Rated Christmas Films of All Time (2018 Edition)

“A Christmas movie is like a Christmas song—you don’t want to listen to it except at Christmas.” Letterboxd co-founder Karl threw the cat amongst the pigeons when we sat down to figure out your 25 highest rated Christmas films for 2018.

So we made up some rules, duked it out for a week, and came up with this fine festive fare. Oh, you want to talk about Die Hard? You can do that here.

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  • It's a Wonderful Life

    1

  • Tokyo Godfathers

    2

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas

    3

  • Scrooge

    4

  • Meet Me in St. Louis

    5

  • Black Christmas

    6

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

    7

  • Miracle on 34th Street

    8

  • A Christmas Story

    9

  • Home Alone

    10

  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    11

  • Joyeux Noël

    12

  • White Christmas

    13

  • Scrooge

    14

  • Santa Claus Is a Stinker

    15

  • Christmas in Connecticut

    16

  • Arthur Christmas

    17

  • Elf

    18

  • Holiday Affair

    19

  • Love Actually

    20

  • Scrooged

    21

  • Anna and the Apocalypse

    22

  • Holiday Inn

    23

  • Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

    24

  • Bad Santa

    25