Holiday Movies

Some of our collection of holiday movies for kids to adults that you can put on hold and pick up curbside to enjoy at home this season! You can find even more in the InfoSoup catalog by searching for Christmas and selecting the location and format you want, in the left column. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

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Children - not rated. Dastardly elf, Grumper, has done the unthinkable and stolen Santa's prized Christmas sleigh! Now it's up to E.L.F detective team Jingle, Bingle, Tingle, Dorabelle and Cheer to find the sleigh and save Christmas!

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Elliot the Littlest Reindeer

Children - TVG. When Blitzen announces his retirement on December 21st, Elliot the miniature horse has three days to fulfill his lifelong dream of earning a spot on Santa's team at the North Pole try-outs.

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Elmo Saves Christmas

Children - not rated. Can there be such a thing as too much Christmas? Elmo gets to see what the world would be like if every day were Christmas.

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Eloise at Christmastime

Children - TVG. "I absolutely love Christmas!" Christmastime in New York City finds Eloise eagerly anticipating her mother's return, and terrorizing the staff and patrons of the Plaza with her usual brio. Rachel, the daughter of Plaza owner Mr. Peabody, returns from college to marry Brooks Oliver. But Rachel used to like Eloise's favorite waiter, Bill, who still has feelings for his ex-girlfriend. Eloise sets out to remedy the situation, while celebrating the season in her own irrepressible style.

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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

Children - CHV:G. A poor otter family risks everything for the chance to win the cash prize of a talent contest for Christmas.

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Family Stone

Adult comedy - PG13. Everett brings his fiancé Meredith home to meet his family for the Christmas holiday. It's an instant disaster when Everett's parents, Sybil and Kelly, agree with their gay, deaf son Thad, pot-smoking son Ben and daughters Amy and Susannah that Meredith is way too uptight to be welcomed into their family. Wanting to please Everett and get along with his family, Meredith recruits her sister Julie to help her thaw the Stone family cold front.

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Four Christmases

Adult drama - PG13. When happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation, and unable to escape, they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities.

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Fred Claus

Adult comedy - PG. Fred Claus has lived in his little brother's shadow for most of his life. Fred is in jail and Nicholas has to bail him out on the condition he come to the North Pole and repay his debt.

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Frosty the Snowman

Children - TVG. When Frosty comes to life, he must weather a storm of adventures and the plans of an evil magician before he can find safety and happiness at the North Pole.

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Frozen Christmas Time

Children - G. It's the biggest event of the year--the Christmas Dance Party--and all the animals and friends in town are eager to show off their moves on the big day! Join Santa and Mittens the reindeer, along with dancing baby animals Violet the bunny, Peepz the turkey, Lily the cow, Bennie the bear, and Fritz the ice cream monkey, as they strut their stuff onstage! Yuletide has never been this much fun! It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas--with a beat! It's a Frozen Christmas Time!

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George Balanchine's The Nutcracker : New York City Ballet

Adult nonfiction (ballet). Experience the wonder of New York City Ballet's iconic holiday classic on the big screen. Balanchine's stunning choreography shines amidst awe-inspiring set pieces, ornate costumes, and grand one-of-a-kind visual effects.

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Gift of the Magi

Adult drama - not rated. With the holidays just around the corner, struggling newlyweds Jim and Della Young are challenged to get each other the perfect gift. Determined to make each of their respective wishes come true, they make a secret sacrifice. But a series of misunderstandings soon undermine their respective schemes, and fate itself will play a hand in their loving design.

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Children - PG. A re-telling of the classic tale about a grumpy old creature living in a cave on Mt. Crumpet who can't stand to see his neighbors in Whoville enjoying themselves. Things are especially bad at Christmas, when the Whos kick their merriment into high gear with fantastic celebrations. This year, the Grinch decides to dress up like Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and steal all the Christmas gifts and decorations so the Whos can't enjoy the season. What he finds, however, is that Christmas in Whoville is much more than gifts and decorations, it's a time to celebrate love and friendship.

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Hallmark Channel Holiday Collection

Adult TV show. Includes: A list of about fifty romantic Christmas movies first shown on the Hallmark channel.

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Happy Christmas

Adult comedy - R. Irresponsible 20-something Jenny arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff and his novelist wife, Kelly, after a breakup. Jenny's arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life and career.

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Adult comedy - PG13. Amanda lives in Los Angeles and is a movie trailer editor. Iris lives in Surrey, England and is a journalist. The two live five thousand miles apart and have never met, but both are dealing with the same problem: men. Amanda just broke up with her cheating boyfriend. Iris has pined for her ex. Amanda comes upon a website that advocates home exchange and the two decide to swap houses for two weeks at Christmas - both with a goal to forget their troubled love lives. Love ends up finding them anyways. Amanda starts a romance with Iris' older brother, Graham, a book editor and Iris starts a romance with a friend of Amanda's, movie composer Miles. With new found romance, both their lives change forever.

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Holiday Affair

Adult drama - not rated. Mason is helping a child who'd otherwise find disappointment under the Christmas tree. The boy's war-widowed mom notes the gesture, and she's drawn to the handsome stranger.

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Holiday Inn

Adult musical - NR. Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time. Featuring the Academy Award-winning song, "White Christmas", Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady.

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Holly and the Ivy

Adult drama - not rated. Reverend Martin Gregory, a recently widowed minister, is torn between his roles of clergyman and father. His zeal for attending to his parishioners leads him to neglect the needs of his own family, until emotions boil over one Christmas.

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Home Alone

Children - PG. Accidentally left behind when his parents rush off on their Christmas vacation, eight-year-old Kevin McCallister embarks on a hilarious, madcap mission to defend the family home when two bumbling burglars try to break in, and find themselves tangled in Kevin's bewildering battery of booby traps!

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Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House

Adult comedy. It's Christmas and Kevin is in trouble again. While with his dad at his new girlfriend's mansion, burglars try to rob the house, but Kevin might finally put these crooks on ice forever!

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Home Alone: The Holiday Heist

Children - not rated. In this hilarious holiday tale for all ages, 10-year-old Finn Baxter thinks his family's new house in Maine is haunted - but the truth might be even scarier! A trio of thieves is after a priceless painting hidden in a secret room by the previous owner. So when Finn and his sister find themselves home alone, Finn rigs up an elaborate array of techno-gadgets and booby traps to protect his pad from the bumbling criminals trying to break in.

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Home for Christmas

Adult nonfiction (concert). It's a green Christmas with the beloved Irish music phenomenon Celtic Woman. The festive, musical enchantment showcases the celestial voices of the all-female Irish music sensation singing holiday favorites. It's a visual and aural feast that was filmed at Dublin's Helix Theatre and complimented by Ireland's finest musicians, comprised of a 36-piece orchestra and a 40-member philharmonic choir. Contents: Winter wonderland -- What child is this -- We wish you a merry Christmas -- I'll be home for Christmas -- Hark the herald angels sing -- Santa Claus is coming to town -- We three kings -- Carol of the bells -- O'Tannenbaum -- Silent night -- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas -- The light of Christmas morn -- It came upon a midnight clear -- Auld lang syne -- Joy to the world -- Special feature. Away in a manger -- The Christmas song -- In the bleak midwinter -- Have yourself a merry little Christmas.

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Home for the Holidays

Adult comedy - PG13. After she loses her job and discovers her daughter will be spending Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, a single mother realizes she must face spending the holiday with her family.

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Homecoming: A Christmas Story

Adult TV show - PG. Set on a Depression Christmas Eve in 1933, this heart-tugging story centers around the Waltons, a rural family, as they prepare to celebrate Christmas together.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Children. Every Who down in Who-ville likes Christmas a lot, but the Grinch who lives just north of Who-ville does not! So the cuddly as a cactus Grinch (with termites in his smile and garlic in his soul) tries to wipe out Christmas for the cheerful Who-villians, only to discover maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas means a little bit more. Special features include: Dr. Seuss and the Grinch; From Whoville to Hollywood; and much more. This version is the 1966 cartoon with the voice of Boris Karloff.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Children - PG. Why is the Grinch such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and the Grinch's world upside down, inside out, and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas. The version stars: Jim Carrey, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Molly Shannon, Taylor Momsen, Bill Irwin and Clint Howard.

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How to Catch an Elf

Children. Is this the year to finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition based on the hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun! This funny story is sure to become an instant classic, beloved by parents and children for many holidays to come!

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I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown

Children - not rated. Linus and Lucy's baby brother, Rerun, believes he'll be the happiest little boy in the world if he receives one very special Christmas gift - his own dog. Unfortunately, his mom won't get him one, and he doesn't have the ten million dollars Charlie Brown says it will cost to buy Snoopy. Rerun figures there must be a way, and when he learns that Snoopy's brother, Spike, is coming to visit, he decides that he'll adopt him.

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It Happened on 5th Avenue

Adult drama - not rated. The secret inhabitants of a boarded up mansion on Manhattan's ritzy 5th Avenue include a philosophizing hobo and some GI families who are unable to find apartments during the post-World War II housing crunch.

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It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie

Children - PG. Join Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Miss Piggy and the entire Muppet gang. 'Tis the night before Christmas and the Muppet Theater is in danger of being torn down. When bad goes to worse, Kermit begins to believe that the world would be a better place if he had never been born. With heavenly help and hilarious send-ups of just about every holiday movie ever made, Kermit and the Muppets discover what matters most is their love for each other.

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Adult drama - PG. Broke and depressed, George Bailey contemplates suicide, but is brought back from the edge by an angel who shows him the impact he has made on other's lives.

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Jingle All the Way

Adult comedy - PG. It's Christmas Eve and Howard Langston is determined to get his son the year's most popular toy, the Turbo Man action figure. But everywhere he goes, it's sold out. Soon, Howard finds himself in a crazed battle against time, crowds and a maniacal postman who's as determined as Howard to find Turbo Man.

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Joyeux Noël Merry Christmas

Adult world cinema - PG13. Loosely based on true episodes, this film tells the story of German, French, and Scottish soldiers in the bloody trenches of World War I and the miraculous Christmas Eve truce they unexpectedly forge. Follows a French lieutenant, a Scottish priest, and a German tenor and his beloved Danish soprano as music and the spirit of Christmas create bonds between enemies.

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Adult horror - PG13. A darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday. The horror-comedy tells the story of young Max, who turns his back on Christmas as his dysfunctional family comes together and comically clashes over the holidays. When they accidentally unleash the wrath of Krampus, an ancient entity from European folklore, all hell breaks loose and beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own.

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Last Christmas

Adult comedy - PG13. A young woman, who has been continuously unlucky, accepts a job as a department store elf at a year-round holiday shop. When Kate meets Tom on the job, her life takes a turn.

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Legend of Frosty the Snowman

Children - not rated. Frosty the Snowman makes a visit to Evergreen, where the mayor runs a tight ship and there is no room for talk of magic. Frosty shows the town's children that magic is real, but the children meet some resistance when they try to share their stories.

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Legendary Christmas Entertainers

Adult nonfiction (performance) - not rated. Here are all your favorite holiday entertainers on one amazing DVD! Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Mel Torme, and more, singing all your favorite Christmas songs, plus Bob Hope in some hilarious holiday sketches! Includes bonus CD.

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Lil' Santa's Book Club : The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.

Children - not rated. Celebrate the Christmas holiday with Santa and his favorite book-club as they gather around the fire to tell the classic holiday story.

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Little Drummer Boy

Children. An orphaned drummer boy witnesses the birth of baby Jesus. Having no gift for him, he gives the only thing he has: a song.

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London Mitchell’s Christmas

Adult drama - not rated. During the Christmas holiday, an unscrupulous man who divorced his wife, barely sees his children, and is known as a Scrooge, is diagnosed with cancer and begins to rethink his life.

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Lost Christmas

Children. On Christmas Eve, ten-year-old Goose hides his fireman father's keys to prevent him from going to work. Instead, his mother drives his dad which has tragic results. A year later, a mysterious stranger arrives with a special gift which enables a troubled Goose to find what he has lost on Christmas Past.

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Love Actually

Adult comedy - R. It's all about love and holiday cheer in London. The Prime Minister is smitten with his caterer; a widower's young son nurses the ultimate schoolboy crush; a writer falls for his Portuguese housekeeper; a devoted wife and mother copes with her potentially unfaithful husband; and a lovelorn American is desperately attracted to a colleague.

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Magic Snowflake

Children - not rated. The new Santa is a seven year-old boy. Will his first Christmas on the job be a success? This time it's official: Nicolas is the new Santa - a big job for someone who's only seven years old. Two days before his first big night, Nicolas has to handle a major crisis: the magic of Christmas seems to be disappearing around the world and it looks like it's Nicolas's fault.

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Man Who Came to Dinner

Adult comedy - not rated. Famed author Sheridan Whiteside possesses a tongue dipped in venom and a brain that can crack The New York Times crossword in four minutes. On a lecture tour in Ohio, he slips on the ice and is confined to the home of a bourgeois couple. He proceeds to plunge the household into chaos, ruling the place like a czar and meddling in everyone's love life.

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Man Who Invented Christmas

Adult comedy - PG. The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of 'A Christmas Carol,' a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday.

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Meet Me in St. Louis

Adult musical - not rated. Musical about St. Louis in 1903. Just before the opening of the St. Louis World's Fair, the entire Smith family is crushed to learn that Father has accepted a transfer to New York City. The five children do not want to leave their friends, or, most of all, miss the fair.

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Merry Christmas Collection

Hoopla e-video - not rated. Includes five movies : A Child's Christmas in Wales ; Olden Days Coat ; Miracle in Toyland ; Storybook Friends, a Little Christmas Magic ; and Winslow the Christmas Bear.

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Merry Christmas Llama Llama!

Children - TVY7. The characters spring to life in these heart-warming tales based on the award-winning book series by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney. Join Llama Llama, Nelly Gnu, Luna Giraffe, Euclid the Sheep and Gilroy Goat as they explore their friendly hometown and make childhood memories. On the DVD, celebrate the holidays with Llama and his friends as they give gifts, sing songs, and build snow sculptures. It's a very Merry Christmas indeed!

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Merry Christmas, Olivia

Children - not rated. Olivia spreads Christmas cheer at Francine's July beach party! Then, with her favorite doll, Matilda, missing, Olivia dreams of being a Santa who returns lost toys. Merry Christmas Olivia!

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