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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Merry Christmas, Splat and More Winter Stories

Children - not rated. Includes: Merry Christmas, Splat: Splat is trying hard to be good before Santa's arrival so he can get all the presents he's dreamed of on Christmas day! Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas: It's Christmas Eve and Fletcher wonders how Santa will find his burrow through all the snow. Snowflake Bentley: Willie Bentley loves and learns all about snowflakes. Owl Moon: A girl and her father search the moonlit woods for the great horned owl.

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Merry Friggin' Christmas

Adult comedy - not rated. Boyd and his family are forced to spend Christmas at his parents' house. When he realizes that he left his son's gifts at home, Boyd and his father must hit the road in a blizzard to retrieve the gifts before sunrise and save Christmas.

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Adult comedy. When a group of young sophisticated high society friends in New York take in a new member with more humble origins, they begin to learn what life is like outside their sheltered world.

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Michael McDonald-- This Christmas Live in Chicago

Adult nonfiction (concert). This 2009 Christmas concert from former Doobie Brother Michael McDonald features a setlist that ranges between his hits and holiday classics. Contents : It keeps you runnin' -- I keep forgettin' -- Sweet freedom -- Every time Christmas comes around -- On this night -- This Christmas -- Come, O come Emanuel -- Wexford carol -- Christmas on the bayou -- I'll be home for Christmas -- That's what Christmas means to me -- Have yourself a merry little Christmas -- Peace -- White Christmas/Winter wonderland -- Minute by minute -- What a fool believes -- Takin' it to the streets -- bonus track. Hallelujah.

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Mickey’s Christmas Carol

Children - G. Make the season merry as Mickey, Goofy, Donald, and all their pals star in a heartwarming retelling of Dickens' unforgettable holiday tale. Ebenezer Scrooge (Scrooge McDuck) is far too greedy to understand that Christmas is a time for kindness and generosity. But with the guidance of some wise ghosts (Goofy and Jiminy Cricket) and a bunch of newfound friends, Scrooge learns to embrace the spirit of the season.

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Miracle on 34th Street

Adult drama - not rated. The holiday season is in full swing when a cultured gentleman with twinkling eyes, an ample belly, and a snowy beard is hired as the Macy's department store Santa. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with the Christmas spirit. Everyone that is, except Doris Walker, his boss, who is raising her daughter not to believe in Santa. But when Kringle is declared insane, and put on trial, everyone's faith is put to the test as young and old alike face the age-old question of believing in Santa Claus. This version stars: Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood, Porter Hall, William Frawley, Jerome Cowan and Philip Tonge.

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Miracle on 34th Street

Adult drama - PG. The 1947 holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street is transplanted to the 1990s with few changes in this family-oriented remake. The screenplay by the prolific John Hughes sticks close to the original outline, centering on Macy's executive Dorey Walker and her young daughter Susan, neither of whom much believes in the spirit of Christmas. This version stars : Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J. T. Walsh, James Remar, Mara Wilson and Robert Brosky.

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Muppet Christmas Carol

Children - not rated. Miser Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas and reforms his heartless and money-grubbing ways after being visited on Christmas Eve by four ghosts. Anniversary edition.

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Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa

Children. When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole.

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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Adult comedy - PG13. Christmas is the perfect season for Clark Griswold and his family. Clark's a disaster waiting to happen. You have to see it to believe it. There are 25,000 lights on the Griswold rooftop. An exploding turkey. And a house full of relatives.

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Nickelodeon Merry Christmas!

Children - not rated. Celebrate the season with six snowy adventures! Look back on holidays past with Blue! Help Diego and the Wonder Pets save Christmas! Plus, Dora, Kai-lan and Team Umizoomi too!

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Night Before

Adult comedy - R. Ethan, Isaac and Chris have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they're entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball; the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

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Night Before Christmas

Children - not rated. While scurrying about for a midnight snack, Gregory the mouse sees a mischievous Christmas fairy casting an evil spell to stop Santa. It is now up to him to break the spell before time runs out.

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Nightmare before Christmas

Adult sci fi/fantasy - PG. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, gets bored and kidnaps Santa after he learns of the wonder of Christmas.

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Nothing Like the Holidays

Adult comedy - PG13. For the first time in years, the entire Rodriguez clan is home for the holidays in Chicago, to celebrate one member's safe return from Iraq, and each learns something about themselves, and each other. Bonus features include blooper reel, commentary, and featurette.

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Adult nonfiction (ballet) - not rated. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her. This version stars : Mikhail Baryshnikov (Nutcracker/Prince), Gelsey Kirkland (Clara), Alexander Minz (Drosselmeyer), Gayle Young (Mr. Stahlbaum), Sallie Wilson (Mrs. Stahlbaum), Warren Conover (Fritz, Clara's brother), Gregory Osborne (Harlequin), Rebecca Wright (Doll), George De La Pena (Moor) and Marcos Paredes (King of mice).

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Adult nonfiction (ballet). In this adaptation of the work, the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. This version stars: Merle Park (Clara) ; Rudolf Nureyev (The Prince and Herr Drosselmeyer) ; Leslie Edwards (Dr. Stahlbaum), Betty Kavanagh (Frau Stahlbaum), Keith Martin (Fritz), Ann Jenner (Louisa), Gerd Larsen (Grandmother), Stanley Holden (Grandfather), Wayne Sleep (the nutcracker), and Ronald Plaisted (the rat king).

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Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Adult adventure - PG. Clara is searching for the special key to unlock a box from her late mother. Inside that box is a priceless item that her mother left for her. During her godfather's yearly holiday party, Clara almost gets the key but it disappears. She embarks on a quest into a mysterious world which has four different realms: a snowflakes realm, flowers realm, sweets realm, and the challenging realm where the key is. As she undertakes her journey she meets different characters including Phillip who is a soldier, and a gang of mice. Will Clara be able to gain the key to receive her late mother's special gift?

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Office Christmas Party

Adult comedy - R. When the CEO tries to close her hard-partying brother's branch, he and his Chief Technical Officer must rally their co-workers and host an epic office Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and close a sale that will save their jobs.

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One Magic Christmas

Adult drama - G. A young mother rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter, Abbie, and Gideon, the mother's very own guardian angel.

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Original Christmas Classics Sing-a-Long

Children nonfiction (presentation). Share the magic of The Original Christmas Classics and sing along to your favorite songs from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town; Frosty the Snowman; and more! Just follow the bouncing snow ball.

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Perfect Holiday

Adult comedy - PG. A single mother is raising her three children after the divorce from her rapper ex-husband. Her oldest son wants his parents to get back together. The youngest daughter would rather see her mom happy and decides to use Santa Claus to get her wish. The kids practically compete to see who will win the war of love.

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Adult comedy - R. Neal Page (Martin) wants to fly home to spend Thanksgiving with his family. Del Griffith (Candy) leads Page on a hilarious, cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps him from tasting his turkey.

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Polar Express

Children - G. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

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Children - not rated. A little girl finds a wounded reindeer in the woods and believes it is Prancer. Her efforts to nurse it back to health so she can return it to Santa bring about wonderful changes in the lives of everyone- her father (Sam Elliot), their neighbor, a grouchy vet, a department store Santa and the people of the town.

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Preacher’s Wife

Adult comedy - PG. Dudley is an angel who is sent to earth to help a young minister and his beautiful wife revive their marriage. But things take a twist when Dudley accidentally falls in love with the "Preacher's Wife."

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Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice

Children - G. Prep & Landing: On Christmas Eve, a high-tech team of elves from an elite unit known as 'Prep & Landing' ensures homes around the world are prepared for Santa's visit. But when two hilarious little elves face unexpected challenges and are pushed to their limits, it'll take a great big effort to save the season. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. nice: The outrageous yuletide adventures of Christmas elves Lanny and Wayne continue in this totally tinsel adventure that reminds us there's room for everyone on the nice list. Santa's stealthiest little elves must race to recover classified North Pole technology which has fallen into the hands of a computer-hacking naughty kid, in an effort to stop Christmas from descending into chaos.

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring the Rockettes

Adult nonfiction (dance) - not rated. This special 75th Anniversary DVD features all the best-loved performances of the Rockettes, including: The Dance of the Nutcracker, Parade of the Wooden Soldiers; Santa's Toy Headquarters, the Living Nativity and the arrival of Santa.

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Remember the Night

Adult comedy. Classy shoplifter Lee Leander, on trial for swiping a diamond bracelet, has her case postponed by Assistant District Attorney John Sargent until after Christmas. Taking pity on her, he bails her out of jail. He's driving home to Indiana for the holidays, and when he finds Lee's a Hoosier too, offers to drop her at her mother's on the way. When she's rejected by her mother, he brings her home to his place where his mother, his aunt and their farmhand, Willie, give her a real Christmas and the love she's never had. Inevitably, Lee and John fall in love -- but there's still a trial ahead.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Children - not rated. Though ostracized from Santa's village, the shiny-nosed reindeer and his other misfit friends save Christmas.

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Santa and the Three Bears

Children. Join Mama Bear, her two cubs and Mr. Ranger as they get ready for an early Christmas.

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Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws

Children - G. When Puppy Paws, the fun-loving son of Santa Paws, gets tired of the North Pole, he finds Budderball on Santa's naughty list and figures he's just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. But when the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt and the world begins to forget the true meaning of the season, it's up to Puppy Paws and his newfound Buddies to save Christmas.

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Santa Claus conquers the Martians

Adult sci fi/fantasy - not rated. The Martians are irked that their children spend so much time watching TV shows from Earth that sing the praises of Santa Claus, so they decide to make a trek to the planet to capture Mr. Claus. During their mission, they also abduct two children who lead the aliens to the North Pole and Santa Claus.

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Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

Children - G. The story of how Kris Kringle got his start as the world's most famous gift giver by struggling to bring toys and happiness to the children of Sombertown.

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Santa Claus the Movie

Adult adventure - PG. An eager-to-please elf teams up with Santa Claus to save the spirit of Christmas from an evil toy tycoon who makes dangerous toys.

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Santa Clause [1, 2 and 3]

Children - PG. Scott, a busy toy company executive, and his son Charlie hear a noise on the roof on Christmas Eve. Scott goes out to investigate and accidentally kills Santa Claus. Because of "the Santa clause," Scott inherits the job of Santa. As the next year passes, Scott rapidly gains weight, grows a white beard, and meets the elf Bernard.

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Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

Children - G. An all-new Disney holiday classic is born--a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever, Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble--it's perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Clause travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. They grant joyful wishes to Pineville's boy's and girls, but something goes terribly wrong--the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now, the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world.

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Saturday Night Live: Christmas Past

Adult TV show. A collection of Christmas themed sketches from Saturday Night Live.

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Adult musical - G. The classic Charles Dickens tale of the cold hearted miser who is reformed by the Ghosts of Christmas. This version stars: Albert Finney, Dame Edith Evans, Kenneth More, Alex Guinness, Laurence Naismith, Michael Medwin, David Collings, Anton Rodgers and Suzanne Neve.

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Adult drama. Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, hasn't a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. But in the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of another color. This version stars : Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran, Mary Glynne, Oscar Asche, Athene Seyler, Mary Lawson, Maurice Evans, Garry Marsh, Barbara Everest, Eve Grey, G.V. France, Morris Harvey, Philip Frost, D.J. Williams, Margaret Yarde, Hugh E. Wright, Charles Carson and Hubert Harben.

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Adult comedy - PG13. Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways. This version stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, Robert Mitchum, Michael J. Pollard, Alfre Woodard.

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Shop around the Corner

Adult comedy - not rated. The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals.

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Sing 'n Sign Holiday Time : Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah

Children World Language - Age 3+. A collection of songs appropriate to the celebration of Christmas. Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Contents ; Jingle Bells -- Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer -- Mrs. Claus -- Up on the housetop -- The twelve days of Christmas -- Little Drummer boy -- Silver star -- It's Kwanzaa time -- Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa) -- Hanukkah, oh Hanukkah -- Dreidel -- How many candles -- (Let's make) Every day a holiday -- We wish you Happy Holidays.

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Adult TV show. When his baby reindeer is stolen, Nick Claus travels to the San Diego Zoo to rescue it, only to find true love in the process.

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Snowbound for Christmas

Adult TV show - TVPG. To impress her boss, Rachel lands a spot on a big project. A snowstorm traps them at a resort where there is more to their relationship than business.

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Tokyo Godfathers

Adult anime - PG13. The story takes place on Christmas Eve in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Middle-aged has-been Gin, aging transvestite Hana, and teenage runaway Miyuki are homeless friends who have formed a makeshift family structure bond. That bond is tested when they find an abandoned baby while searching for food in a trash dumpster. They try to care for the infant themselves, and travel throughout the city in search of the baby's parents.

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Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas : The Movie

Adult comedy - PG13. Madea gets coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas, but the biggest surprise is what they'll find when they arrive. As the small, rural town prepares for its annual Christmas Carnival, new secrets are revealed and old relationships are tested while Madea dishes her own brand of Christmas Spirit to all.

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Very Brady Christmas

Adult TV show - not rated. Tis the season for the Bradys! Mike, Carol, Marcia, Greg, Alice, and even more of the favorites from the iconic television series are home for the holidays! A heartfelt comedy that proves no matter how many years pass or how many miles separate them, the Brady's will always be connected by love, friendship, and the holiday spirit.

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What She Wants for Christmas

Children - not rated. Ten-year-old Abigail has written to the North Pole and asked for something very special this year--something she's kept secret from her mother. However, when Abigail discovers that Santa hasn't brought her special "gift," she activates her back-up plan and captures jolly St. Nick.

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White Christmas

Adult musical - not rated. Two song-and-dance men team up in show business after the war. Joining forces with a sister act, they trek to Vermont for a white Christmas. The real adventure starts when Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye discover that the inn is run by their old army general who's now in financial trouble.

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