Top 10: Highest Grossing Christmas Films
Which Christmas movies made the largest amount of money?
Christmas Films make up an essential part of the movie industry. They attract many different audiences, particularly children. These children invite friends to see the movies with them, making the movie more and more money. Today I will write about the highest grossing Christmas films. To see more the top 50 highest grossing Christmas films, click here .




#10 - Christmas with the Kranks

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Two parents decide to skip Christmas when their only daughter goes on a vacation throughout the holidays. Then she decides to come home, causing havoc when they must celebrate Christmas at the last minute. Christmas with the Kranks made $73,780,539 in it's lifetime, making it the tenth highest grossing Christmas film.




#9 - Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Jack Skellington, the King of Halloweentown becomes bored after celebrating Halloween the same way every year. He stumbles upon Christmastown and loves it. So he gets the residents of Halloweentown to try and put on Christmas, but they get a little confused. The Nightmare Before Christmas made $75,082,668 throughout it's lifetime.




#8 - The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

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When Santa and Mrs. Clause both have the North Pole running well, The Counsel Of Legendary Figures holds a meeting on Christmas Eve. Jack Frost has been aiming to take over Christmas, thus bringing down Santa Clause. This movie made $84,500,122 in it's lifetime.




#7 - Four Christmases

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I can relate this to my life. "Four Christmases" is a romantic-comedy film, based on Christmas, in which a couple must visit their divorced parents in one day. This is definitely my life. And I know this is such a hassle. Starting the hundred-millions is this movie, which made $120,146,040 during it's lifetime.




#6 - A Christmas Carol

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An animated film based on Charles Dickens novella, "A Christmas Carol". The story follows Ebenezer Scrooge, who does not know the meaning of Christmas. Throughout the movie, he is taught some major points about Christmas. He learns this from three ghosts - The Ghost Of Christmas Past, Present and Yet To Come. This film made $137,855,863 since it was released.




#5 - The Santa Clause 2

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For close to ten years, Scott Calvin has portrayed Santa Clause. But he forgot one of the most important rules of being Santa. He had to get married. He had to find a Mrs. Clause. And then it all becomes worse when he finds out that his own son has been transferred onto the "Naughty List". The Santa Clause 2 made $139,236,327.




#4 - The Santa Clause

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When Scott Calvin kills Santa Clause, he is forced to take on his role. The divorced father struggles to fit everything into his life. I have to give recognition to "The Santa Clause" series, as they have 3 of their movies on the Top 10 list. The Santa Clause made $144,833,357 in it's lifetime.




#3 - Elf

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A baby in an orphanage named Buddy finds himself in the North Pole. Raised by elves, he becomes an adult human. Later on, he finds out that he was not an elf, he did not fit in with them. The movie follows him as he tries to find his real family. Elf made $173,398,518 throughout it's lifetime.




#2 - The Polar Express

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The story of a small boy who travels on a train that is headed to the North Pole, where Santa supposedly lives. During this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. The Polar Express made $183,155,888 during it's lifetime.




#1 - How The Grinch Stole Christmas

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The story of an amazing conversion from an ugly, green monster who hates Christmas, into a loving, kind, Christmas-spirited being. And this is all done by one small girl. How The Grinch Stole Christmas was an amazing story, and it totally deserved the massive $260,044,825 that it received during it's lifetime.




Thankyou for reading!

TrblyXlent
Posted 20/12/2012
TrblyXlent 10,903 XP
Can someone please tell the guy to the left to shush?

Top 10: Highest Grossing Christmas Films Comments

  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 20/12/2012 +1
    What other movies do you think deserved a large gross?
  • gamerguy 5404 XP 20/12/2012 +1
    'Miracle on 34th Street'. Both 1947 & 1994 versions.
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  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 20/12/2012
    I know the name, just can't remember seeing it. I might try and check it out thisChristmas.
  • M@ndyz 242255 XP 20/12/2012 +1
    My favourite of all time is polar express
  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 20/12/2012
    I enjoyed the polar express as well. But I enjoyed most of those movies. They were all excellent.
  • Pilkingbod 99453 XP 20/12/2012 +1

    TrblyXlent said: What other movies do you think deserved a large gross?


    Definitely "It's a Wonderful Life".
    I didn't really enjoy it, but damn it's iconic.
  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 20/12/2012
    You know, it makes this blog so much better with the fact that almost every poster has a Christmassy avatar. ^_^
  • gammaray13 7379 XP 20/12/2012 +1
    Great list, my favourite is Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • XxmadmanxX 83314 XP 21/12/2012
    Yeah great list enjoyed all the movies that I have seen on this list used to love the Santa claws series as a kid

    Number 3 was on tv tonight watched some of it


    but Nightmare before christmas such a great classic
  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 21/12/2012
    Yeah, I found A Christmas Carol was very good... :) I read the novel and watched the movie afterwards... :)
  • Mista_T 1632 XP 21/12/2012 +1
    What about A Christmas Story?

  • TrblyXlent 10903 XP 21/12/2012
    Never heard of it :P
  • Milky 52296 XP 21/12/2012 +1
    Why use only US gross?

    If you used world-wide figures, Grinch would still be #1, but A Christmas Carol would be #2. Then The Polar Express at #3.
  • Tano 334999 XP 21/12/2012 +1
    Christmas Vacation.
  • kangle4 25323 XP 21/12/2012 +1
    Jingle All the Way, It's turbo time!!!
  • Rashy 37276 XP 21/12/2012
    I thought Die Hard or Die Hard 2 would be #1 :'(
  • Milky 52296 XP 21/12/2012

    Rashy said: I thought Die Hard or Die Hard 2 would be #1

    Both would make the list, but *shrugs* don't know why he didn't count them. Die Hard would be like 9th, Die Hard 2 would be 4th or 5th. That is going off US gross only.
  • Mitchel 2750 XP 23/12/2012
    When i got to the bottom I was like.....
  • Olly 32523 XP 25/12/2012
    Strange list, where are the classics? :O

    Something I conjured up, enjoy!
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  • victory1 1974 XP 27/12/2012
    It's pretty sad that there are Tim Allen movies in this list.
  • Mista_T 1632 XP 27/12/2012
    ^ agreed...

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  • maxiboy 32847 XP 31/12/2012
    Die Hard is still the best Christmas movie of all time though.
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