Looking for something good to watch? The vast majority of these DVDs — special Christmas movies and those that have become holiday-viewing traditions — are suitable for viewing by all members of the family. The most notable exceptions may be found in the Home Alone films, which some parents may consider too violent for small children.

How many of the following have you seen?:

  • All I Want for Christmas

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks—A Chipmunk Christmas

  • Avonlea Christmas

  • Babes in Toyland

  • Barney’s Christmas

  • Barney’s Night Before Christmas

  • Beauty and the Beast—The Enchanted Christmas

  • Ben-Hur

  • Benji’s Very Own Christmas Story

  • The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree

  • The Best of Andy Williams Christmas Shows

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

  • A Child’s Christmas in Wales

  • A Christmas Carol (1938 and 1951 versions)

  • Christmas Eve on Sesame Street

  • Christmas in Connecticut

  • Christmas Lilies of the Field

  • A Christmas Story

  • A Christmas to Remember

  • Christmas Unwrapped—The History of Christmas (The History Channel)

  • A Disney Christmas Gift

  • Dora’s Christmas

  • Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas

  • Elf

  • Elmo Saves Christmas

  • Ernest Saves Christmas

  • A Flintstone’s Christmas Carol

  • Franklin’s Magic Christmas

  • Frosty the Snowman

  • The Greatest Story Ever Told

  • Hans Brinker

  • The Happy Elf

  • The Holiday

  • Holiday Affair

  • Holiday Inn

  • Home Alone

  • Home Alone II

  • Home Alone III

  • I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown

  • It Came upon a Midnight Clear

  • It’s a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

  • It’s a Wonderful Life

  • Jack Frost

  • Jesus of Nazareth

  • Jiminy Cricket’s Christmas

  • The Kid Who Loved Christmas

  • King of Kings

  • The Little Drummer Boy

  • Little House on the Prairie: Christmas at Plum Creek

  • Little Women (1933, 1949, and 1994 versions)

  • The Man in the Santa Claus Suit

  • March of the Wooden Soldiers

  • Mickey’s Magical Christmas—Snowed In at the House of Mouse

  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

  • Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas

  • Miracle Down Under

  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947 and 1994 versions)

  • Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

  • A Muppet Family Christmas

  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

  • The Night They Saved Christmas

  • The Nutcracker

  • The Nutcracker Prince

  • One Christmas

  • One Magic Christmas

  • The Original Television Christmas Classics (1969)

  • Pinocchio’s Christmas

  • The Polar Express

  • Prancer

  • The Santa Clause

  • Scrooge

  • Scrooged

  • The Sound of Music

  • The Ten Commandments

  • Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends—Thomas’s Christmas Wonderland

  • The 12 Dogs of Christmas

  • White Christmas

  • Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too

  • The Wizard of Oz

  • The Year without a Santa Claus

  • Yogi’s First Christmas

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