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Holiday Movies

Holiday movies embody the "spirit of the season." They celebrate our traditions and renew our hope, our compassion, and our good cheer. That's why we've collected some of the best Christmas classics, Hallmark Hall of Fame movies, and SpiritClips Original Short Films for you and your family to enjoy. Sign up today!
Animated Tales
  • Gifts and Presence
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:57m
    Santa and his elves work overtime to satisfy a little girl's Christmas wish.
  • Twas the Night Before Bumpy
    DHX
    1995 63m
    Mr. Bumpy and his friend Squishy get into more mischief when they attempt to steal all of Santa's presents on Christmas Eve.
  • Caillou's Holiday Movie
    DHX
    2013 72m
    Caillou, the curious preschooler, tackles all sorts of winter activities.
    Starring: Annie Bovaird, Merlee Shapiro, Jennifer Sequin
  • Fat Albert's Christmas Special
    Anderson Digital
    1977 22m
    Tyrone, owner of the land where the Clubhouse sits, threatens to demolish the shack. The Cosby kids, while working on a Christmas pageant, find a small boy whose jobless father and pregnant mother are stranded.
    Starring: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards
  • Casper's Haunted Christmas
    Anderson Digital
    2000 79m
    Casper, the worlds friendliest ghost, is ordered to scare at least one human before Christmas Day, a task that isnt so easy for the kindhearted ghoul.
    Starring: Brendon Ryan Barrett, Kathleen Barr, Ian Jame Corlett
  • The Little Prince
    Vision Films
    1981 27m
    An idealistic little prince learns that perfection can be the enemy of good.
    Starring: Cliff Robertson
  • Martin the Cobbler
    Vision Films
    1983 27m
    Martin, a simple cobbler who has given up on life, ultimately finds purpose by helping others.
    Starring: Alexandria Tolstoy
  • Rip Van Winkle
    Vision Films
    1983 28m
    In this Oscar-nominated animated short, a fun-loving man drinks a potion and is put to sleep for twenty years.
    Starring: Will Geer
  • The First Christmas
    Vision Films
    1999 21m
    Narrated by Christopher Plummer and set to a soundtrack of traditional Christmas carols, the Nativity story comes to life through colorful Claymation.
    Starring: Christopher Plummer
  • Michael the Visitor
    Vision Films
    1996 25m
    A shoemaker discovers a desolate young man by the side of the road and takes him into his home even though he is very poor himself.
    Starring: Stockard Channing
  • Yes, Virginia
    Cinedigm Shrt
    2009 G 25m
    In this animated short featuring the voices of Neil Patrick Harris and Jennifer Love Hewitt, a child ventures into the streets of New York City to find out if Santa Claus really exists.
    Starring: Alfred Molina, Michael Buscemi, Kieran Patrick Campbell
  • Very Barry Christmas
    Virgil Films
    44m
    When laid-back Australian Barry Buckley's sure-fire business venture fails to ignite, a bizarre chain reaction of events causes a catastrophic chance meeting with Santa.
    Starring: Deanna Aubert, Roy Billing, Colin Mochrie
  • War Game
    First Run Features
    28m
    An award-winning animated story of three English boys who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of World War One. Featuring the voices of Kate Winslet, Iain Jons, Adam Godley
    Starring: Iain Jones
    Adam Godley
    Ben Warwick
  • Christmas in the Trenches
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:25m
    In the Christmas of 1914, German and British soldiers along the Western Front share a moment of peace and humanity.
  • Little Spirit: Christmas in New York
    Anderson Digital
    44m
    Movies
    A magical story of a young boy, new to the big city of Manhattan, in search of his lost dog. Featuring the voices of Danny Devito, Brenda Song, and Lucy Liu.
    Starring: Danny DeVito, Brenda Song, Lucy Liu
  • Without a House
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:57m
    Drama
    A poor man refuses to lose his Christmas spirit during the Great Depression.
  • The Star of Bethlehem
    Lotte Reiniger
    11m
    From the legendary Lotte Reiniger, The Star of Bethlehem tells the story of the birth of Jesus in Lotte's famous silhouette style.
  • The Price of Miracles
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:24m
    Holiday / Short films
    A little girl embarks on a quest to save her younger brother.
Holiday Romance
  • A Season for Miracles
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    98m
    Drama / Holiday / Movies
    A guardian angel helps a struggling family stay together over the holidays. Starring Patty Duke, Carla Gugino, and Laura Dern. (1999)
    Starring: Carla Gugino, Patty Duke, Laura Dern
  • All I Want For Christmas
    Sonar Entertainment
    86m
    After her son enters the 'All I Want for Christmas' contest wishing for a new dad, a young widow's personal life suddenly becomes national news. (2007)
    Starring: Robert Mailhouse, Greg Germann, Amanda Foreman
  • Christmas Mail
    Monarch
    89m
    When the post office hires a seasonal employee to answer letters to Santa, one letter carrier is recruited to spy on her. But the more he finds out about his charming new coworker, the deeper he falls for her. (2010)
    Starring: Ashley Scott, A.J. Buckley, Rolonda Watts
  • Silver Bells
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    2005 97m
    Romance
    Two strangers, both widowed, continually cross paths each holiday season, until they eventually realize a connection they can no longer ignore. Starring Anne Heche and Tate Donovan.
    Starring: Anne Heche, Tate Donovan
  • The Christmas Pageant
    Sonar Entertainment
    2011 86m
    When a domineering Broadway director (Melissa Gilbert) gets fired from her third production in a row, she's forced to take a job directing a community Christmas pageant in Upstate New York.
    Starring: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Edward Herrmann
  • The Gift of Love
    Monterey Media
    95m
    Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, a wealthy heiress (Marie Osmond) must decide whether to please her family by marrying the aristocrat chosen for her (James Woods), or sacrifice her fortune by marrying the poor immigrant she loves. Based on the holiday classic by O. Henry. (1978)
    Starring: Marie Osmond, Timothy Bottoms, Bethel Leslie
  • Lovely, Still
    Monterey Media
    2008 92m
    When a stranger (Ellen Burstyn) shows up at his house one winter night, a lonely, old man (Martin Landau) discovers love for the first time. Also starring Elizabeth Banks.
    Starring: Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks
  • Pocketful of Miracles
    MGM
    1961 PG 136m
    Comedy
    In this Oscar-nominated classic, when a beggar woman's daughter comes to town with her rich fiance and his father, she must trick them into believing she is one of New York's elite. Starring Bette Davis. (1961)
    Starring: Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange
SpiritClips Originals for the Holidays
Films About Family
  • A Dog Named Christmas
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    2009 94m
    Holiday / Movies
    When a local animal shelter becomes overcrowded during the holidays, a young man with developmental disabilities convinces his family to foster a dog.
    Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond, Noel Fisher
  • November Christmas
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    93m
    Drama
    Determined to bring some joy to his sick little girl, a desperate father (John Corbett) attempts to move up the holidays. (2009)
    Starring: Sam Elliott, John Corbett, Sarah Paulson
  • Silent Night
    Sonar Entertainment
    2002 89m
    On Christmas Eve in Europe during the final months of WWII, as Allied forces close in, a German mother (Linda Hamilton) and her son flee to a mountain cabin, running straight into danger when they encounter first American, then German soldiers.
    Starring: Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour, Romano Orzari
  • The Winter Stallion
    Questar Entertainment
    95m
    Determined to save the family farm after her grandfather passes away, an orphaned, Welsh teenager prepares to race the farm's prized stallion for a chance to save her home. (1992)
    Starring: Daniel J. Travanti, Lynette Davies, Sian MacLean
  • A Christmas Visitor
    Sonar Entertainment
    2002 87m
    Ever since losing their son in the Gulf War, the parents of a fallen soldier haven't had the heart to celebrate Christmas. But this year, after inviting a wayward veteran into their home, their hope and faith is inadvertently restored. Starring Meredith Baxter and Dean McDermott.
    Starring: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott
  • The Christmas Pageant
    Sonar Entertainment
    2011 86m
    Romance
    When a domineering Broadway director (Melissa Gilbert) gets fired from her third production in a row, she's forced to take a job directing a community Christmas pageant in Upstate New York.
    Starring: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Edward Herrmann
Holiday Music
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  • A Christmas Visitor
    Sonar Entertainment
    2002 87m
    Ever since losing their son in the Gulf War, the parents of a fallen soldier haven't had the heart to celebrate Christmas. But this year, after inviting a wayward veteran into their home, their hope and faith is inadvertently restored. Starring Meredith Baxter and Dean McDermott.
    Starring: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott
  • A Christmas Wish
    Legend Films
    88m
    Comedy
    When a family falls on hard times and is forced to move into a run-down apartment, a trained squirrel living in the rafters offers some much-needed hope. (1950)
    Starring: Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore, Frank Orth
  • A Dog Named Christmas
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    2009 94m
    Movies
    When a local animal shelter becomes overcrowded during the holidays, a young man with developmental disabilities convinces his family to foster a dog.
    Starring: Bruce Greenwood, Linda Emond, Noel Fisher
  • A Season for Miracles
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    98m
    A guardian angel helps a struggling family stay together over the holidays. Starring Patty Duke, Carla Gugino, and Laura Dern. (1999)
    Starring: Carla Gugino, Patty Duke, Laura Dern
  • All I Want For Christmas
    Sonar Entertainment
    86m
    After her son enters the 'All I Want for Christmas' contest wishing for a new dad, a young widow's personal life suddenly becomes national news. (2007)
    Starring: Robert Mailhouse, Greg Germann, Amanda Foreman
  • An Old Fashioned Christmas
    Questar Entertainment
    86m
    35 yuletide songs capture the spirit of the season while cherished holiday scenes unfold before you. A program to enjoy with your family year after year.
    Starring: Brian Coughlin, William Carrison, Barbara Burgess
  • Andy Williams Best of Christmas
    Questar Entertainment
    60m
    Watch Andy's favorite Christmas performances from The Andy Williams Show.
    Starring: Andy Williams
  • Beyond Christmas
    Legend Films
    79m
    When three benevolent businessmen meet their untimely demise, they return as guardian angels to watch over a young couple they helped bring together shortly before they died. (1940)
    Starring: Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith, Alex Melesh
  • Caillou's Holiday Movie
    DHX
    2013 72m
    Caillou, the curious preschooler, tackles all sorts of winter activities.
    Starring: Annie Bovaird, Merlee Shapiro, Jennifer Sequin
  • Casper's Haunted Christmas
    Anderson Digital
    2000 79m
    Casper, the worlds friendliest ghost, is ordered to scare at least one human before Christmas Day, a task that isnt so easy for the kindhearted ghoul.
    Starring: Brendon Ryan Barrett, Kathleen Barr, Ian Jame Corlett
  • Celtic Angels at Christmas
    Canamedia
    2007 47m
    A Celtic take on Christmas music, featuring six uniquely talented Celtic Angels. Listen to Christmas like never before!
  • Christmas Dream
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:00m
    A child has a magical encounter on Christmas Eve.
  • Christmas in the Trenches
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:25m
    In the Christmas of 1914, German and British soldiers along the Western Front share a moment of peace and humanity.
  • Christmas Mail
    Monarch
    89m
    When the post office hires a seasonal employee to answer letters to Santa, one letter carrier is recruited to spy on her. But the more he finds out about his charming new coworker, the deeper he falls for her. (2010)
    Starring: Ashley Scott, A.J. Buckley, Rolonda Watts
  • Fat Albert's Christmas Special
    Anderson Digital
    1977 22m
    Tyrone, owner of the land where the Clubhouse sits, threatens to demolish the shack. The Cosby kids, while working on a Christmas pageant, find a small boy whose jobless father and pregnant mother are stranded.
    Starring: Bill Cosby, Jan Crawford, Gerald Edwards
  • Gifts and Presence
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 3:57m
    Santa and his elves work overtime to satisfy a little girl's Christmas wish.
  • InspireWire: Holiday
    InspireWire (Season 2, Episode 6)
    InspireWire
    2013 6:40m
    Iris shows Jeff that the holidays are not about presents, but about being present and spending time with those closest to us.
  • Little Spirit: Christmas in New York
    Anderson Digital
    44m
    A magical story of a young boy, new to the big city of Manhattan, in search of his lost dog. Featuring the voices of Danny Devito, Brenda Song, and Lucy Liu.
    Starring: Danny DeVito, Brenda Song, Lucy Liu
  • Lovely, Still
    Monterey Media
    2008 92m
    When a stranger (Ellen Burstyn) shows up at his house one winter night, a lonely, old man (Martin Landau) discovers love for the first time. Also starring Elizabeth Banks.
    Starring: Martin Landau, Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Banks
  • March of the Wooden Soldiers
    Legend Films
    77m
    In this Laurel and Hardy classic, the opportunity for slapstick abounds when a pair of incompetent toymakers scheme to save Toyland from the throes of its evil ruler. (1934)
    Starring: Virginia Karns, Charlotte Henry, Felix Knight
  • Martin the Cobbler
    Vision Films
    1983 27m
    Martin, a simple cobbler who has given up on life, ultimately finds purpose by helping others.
    Starring: Alexandria Tolstoy
  • Mary of Nazareth
    Questar Entertainment
    102m
    Documentary
    This biblical drama tells the story of Jesus through the eyes of his mother, the one person with Him from birth to death. (1995)
    Starring: Myriam Muller, Didier Bienaime, Eric Jakobiak
  • Michael the Visitor
    Vision Films
    1996 25m
    A shoemaker discovers a desolate young man by the side of the road and takes him into his home even though he is very poor himself.
    Starring: Stockard Channing
  • November Christmas
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    93m
    Determined to bring some joy to his sick little girl, a desperate father (John Corbett) attempts to move up the holidays. (2009)
    Starring: Sam Elliott, John Corbett, Sarah Paulson
  • Quartet Plus Four at Christmas
    Canamedia
    47m
    The Blue Engine String Quartet backs four exquisite female voices in the beautiful St. George's Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    Starring: Blue Engine String Quartet
  • Rip Van Winkle
    Vision Films
    1983 28m
    In this Oscar-nominated animated short, a fun-loving man drinks a potion and is put to sleep for twenty years.
    Starring: Will Geer
  • Scrooge
    Legend Films
    60m
    Ebenezer Scrooge, a cranky old miser who detests Christmas, is visited by three insightful spirits. (1935)
    Starring: Seymour Hicks, Donald Calthrop, Robert Cochran
  • Silent Night
    Sonar Entertainment
    2002 89m
    On Christmas Eve in Europe during the final months of WWII, as Allied forces close in, a German mother (Linda Hamilton) and her son flee to a mountain cabin, running straight into danger when they encounter first American, then German soldiers.
    Starring: Linda Hamilton, Matthew Harbour, Romano Orzari
  • Silver Bells
    Hallmark Hall of Fame
    2005 97m
    Two strangers, both widowed, continually cross paths each holiday season, until they eventually realize a connection they can no longer ignore. Starring Anne Heche and Tate Donovan.
    Starring: Anne Heche, Tate Donovan
  • The Christmas Pageant
    Sonar Entertainment
    2011 86m
    When a domineering Broadway director (Melissa Gilbert) gets fired from her third production in a row, she's forced to take a job directing a community Christmas pageant in Upstate New York.
    Starring: Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Edward Herrmann
  • The First Christmas
    Vision Films
    1999 21m
    Narrated by Christopher Plummer and set to a soundtrack of traditional Christmas carols, the Nativity story comes to life through colorful Claymation.
    Starring: Christopher Plummer
  • The Gift of Love
    Monterey Media
    95m
    Set in New York at the turn of the twentieth century, a wealthy heiress (Marie Osmond) must decide whether to please her family by marrying the aristocrat chosen for her (James Woods), or sacrifice her fortune by marrying the poor immigrant she loves. Based on the holiday classic by O. Henry. (1978)
    Starring: Marie Osmond, Timothy Bottoms, Bethel Leslie
  • The Gift of the Magi
    SpiritClips Originals
    4:30m
    Drama / Romance
    In tough times, a young couple sacrifices their most prized possessions for each other.
  • The Little Prince
    Vision Films
    1981 27m
    An idealistic little prince learns that perfection can be the enemy of good.
    Starring: Cliff Robertson
  • The Price of Miracles
    SpiritClips Originals
    2008 4:24m
    Holiday / Short films
    A little girl embarks on a quest to save her younger brother.
  • The Star of Bethlehem
    Lotte Reiniger
    11m
    From the legendary Lotte Reiniger, The Star of Bethlehem tells the story of the birth of Jesus in Lotte's famous silhouette style.
  • The Story of Silent Night
    Questar Entertainment
    32m
    This is the magical true story of a young Austrian priest who received heavenly inspiration to commemorate the birth of Jesus by writing the world's most beloved Christmas carol, 'Silent Night.'
  • The Treasure Hunt Part 1
    Swiss Family Robinson
    26m
    Series
    Book 7 - Part 1: The Robinsons' first Christmas on the island is a memorable one, with a raging storm and the return of pirate Samuel Scaggs.
    Starring: Richard Thomas, Margo Gunn, Kieren Hutchison
  • The Treasure Hunt Part 2
    Swiss Family Robinson
    26m
    Book 7 - Part 2: The Robinsons' first Christmas on the island is a memorable one, with a raging storm and the return of pirate Samuel Scaggs.
    Starring: Richard Thomas, Margo Gunn, Kieren Hutchison
  • The Treasure Hunt Part 3
    Swiss Family Robinson
    26m
    Book 7 - Part 3: The Robinsons' first Christmas on the island is a memorable one, with a raging storm and the return of pirate Samuel Scaggs.
    Starring: Richard Thomas, Margo Gunn, Kieren Hutchison
  • The Winter Stallion
    Questar Entertainment
    95m
    Determined to save the family farm after her grandfather passes away, an orphaned, Welsh teenager prepares to race the farm's prized stallion for a chance to save her home. (1992)
    Starring: Daniel J. Travanti, Lynette Davies, Sian MacLean
  • Tiny Miracle
    SpiritClips Originals
    2013 2:12m
    In 1885, Wilson A. Bentley photographed the first snowflakes, which he described as "tiny miracles of beauty."
  • To a Soldier
    SpiritClips Originals
    2:41m
    A young girl shares Christmas with a soldier.
  • Twas the Night Before Bumpy
    DHX
    1995 63m
    Mr. Bumpy and his friend Squishy get into more mischief when they attempt to steal all of Santa's presents on Christmas Eve.
  • Very Barry Christmas
    Virgil Films
    44m
    When laid-back Australian Barry Buckley's sure-fire business venture fails to ignite, a bizarre chain reaction of events causes a catastrophic chance meeting with Santa.
    Starring: Deanna Aubert, Roy Billing, Colin Mochrie
  • War Game
    First Run Features
    28m
    An award-winning animated story of three English boys who leave their idyllic country lives to fight in the trenches of World War One. Featuring the voices of Kate Winslet, Iain Jons, Adam Godley
    Starring: Iain Jones
    Adam Godley
    Ben Warwick
  • Without a House
    SpiritClips Originals
    3:57m
    A poor man refuses to lose his Christmas spirit during the Great Depression.
  • Yes, Virginia
    Cinedigm Shrt
    2009 G 25m
    In this animated short featuring the voices of Neil Patrick Harris and Jennifer Love Hewitt, a child ventures into the streets of New York City to find out if Santa Claus really exists.
    Starring: Alfred Molina, Michael Buscemi, Kieran Patrick Campbell