The highest-grossing Christmas movies of all time, with titles like ‘Home Alone’ and ‘The Grinch’. Like prey to a natural instinct, always looking for Christmas adventures when these special dates approach.
Here are the 10 highest-grossing Christmas movies of all time
1 ‘The Grinch’ (2018)
The latest adaptation of the story ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’by Dr. Seuss, bears the imprint of Illumination Entertainment studios.
This sweetened and more saturated version of the story of the Christmas thief has managed to surpass ‘Home Alone’ at the world box office for first place after nearly three decades. Does that make it one of the best animated movies of all time? The public, it seems, was clear.
2 ‘Home Alone’ (1990)
The most successful Christmas film of all time, and a work that would launch Macaulay Culkin to fame, continues to be a reference work within the subgenre and until very recently it was the first on this list of highest grossing.
In it, the McCallister family decides to spend their Christmas vacation in Paris. But in the rush of the trip, he forgets about the youngest of his children, who must face two clumsy thieves.
3 ‘Home Alone 2: Lost in New York’ (1992)
Being ‘Home Alone’ one of the most successful Christmas movies of all time, We expected no less from its sequel, again starring Macaulay Culkin.
On this occasion, Kevin leaves home with his parents to spend Christmas in Florida, but a mistake at the airport causes the boy to take the wrong flight and show up in New York. If he never learns!
4 ‘The Grinch’ (2000)
Adaptation of the Dr. Seuss story with Jim Carrey as the Grinch. While everyone in Whoville is excited about the frantic Christmas preparations, this green creature hatches an evil idea: steal Christmas.
He decides to dress up to visit the city, taking with him his particular ‘grinching’ vision of such emblematic festivities. There he will meet little Cindy Lou Who, the only one among the Who who harbors doubts about Christmas and wonders about its true meaning.
5 ‘A Christmas Carol’ (2009)
It is an adaptation in 3D animation based on the ‘motion capture’ technique of the Charles Dickens classic. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the story is well known: a sullen old man refuses to celebrate Christmas. He doesn’t care about others, just work and himself.
However, his life will be turned upside down when he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. One of the best Robert Zemeckis movies.
6 ‘Polar Express’ (2004)
This film that revolutionized the world of digital animation follows the adventure of a 9-year-old boy who one Christmas night embarks on a trip to the North Pole aboard a train in which he will befriend the conductor, a ghostly homeless man and Santa Claus himself, before returning to his father’s arms.
They are all “played” by Tom Hanksin which it is also one of the best movies on HBO Max.
7 ‘Love Actually’ (2003)
Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Bill Nighy, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln and more star in one of the best love movies of all time.
It is a mosaic of different interconnected stories that unfolds in the weeks leading up to Christmas Day, set in the city of London. Fun, romantic and emotional, it’s everything we want for Christmas every year.
8 ‘Elfs’ (2003)
Buddy (Will Ferrell) is an elf who lives at the North Pole working for Santa Claus (Edward Asner). Annoyed because his size is not exactly that of a dwarf, he asks his boss for an explanation, which reveals his human origins.
Buddy decides to travel to New York to meet his biological father (James Caan). A delirious Ferrell-brand comedy that dazzled the American public above all, but that has ended up becoming a classic for everyone.
9 ‘Wow Santa Claus!’ (1994)
Scott (Tim Allen) is a divorced father who has a complicated relationship with his son. Due to a tragic accident and a strange ancestral clause, he is suddenly forced to become the new Santa Claus of Christmas.. And, thus, perhaps he will be able to improve relations with her son.
This movie was a smash hit in the 90s.with multiple sequels and the affection of an entire generation.
10′ Santa Claus 2′ (2002)
The sequel to ‘Wow Santa Claus!’ was turned into a romantic comedy starring Tim Allen again, in which Santa must find the right Mrs. Claus and get married before Christmas Eve to continue holding office.
In the meantime, Santa’s alternate at the North Pole Modify the rules at will.