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What are the best animated Christmas movies?

Christmas is in the air and what better time than now to dig up your movie collection for some holiday chilling. This season is not just for kids but for everyone so grab your popcorn buckets and enjoy the best animated Christmas movies ever as featured in this list. 

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  1. 1Arthur Christmas

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    Arthur Christmas is a hit 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy movie released in 2017. It is written and directed by Sarah Smith and is about Santa's son, Arthur, and his set of adventures in order to solve a Christmas technical glitch.

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  1. 2The Polar Express

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    The Polar Express is a computer-animated Christmas movie released in 2004. It was based on the children's book with the same title and is centered around the story of a boy who embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.

  2. 3Disney's A Christmas Carol

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    A Christmas Carol is a 2009 Disney animated Christmas film. It was written and directed by Robert Zemeckis and stars veteran actors starring Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, and Colin Firth. It gives its take on a classic Charles Dickens work.

  1. 4A Charlie Brown Christmas

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    A Charlie Brown Christmas is a 1995 family animated comedy TV movie directed by Bill Melendez, written by Charles M. Schulz, and starred by Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, and Sally Dryer. This show is suitable for children.

  2. 5The Nightmare Before Christmas

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    The Nightmare Before Christmas is an animated movie for Christmas taken from the famous Tim Burton's works and is directed by Henry Selick. It is about Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town and his chaotic discovery of Christmas Town.

  3. 6Prep & Landing

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    Prep & Landing is a short animated film written and directed by Stevie Wermers. It features the voices of Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, and Mason Vale Cotton. Prep& Landing was initially released on December 8, 2009.

  4. 7Rise of the Guardians

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    Rise of the Guardians is an animated film produced by Dreamworks Studios. Released in 2012, Rise of the Guardians was directed by Peter Ramsey. It features Chris Pine in the lead role of Jack Frost.

  5. 8Shrek the Halls

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    Shrek the Halls is a 2007 TV short film that was made perfectly for the Christmas season. It is written and directed by Gary Trousdale. This short animated Christmas flick shows what it is like to be Shrek in his first Christmas with his family and friends.

  6. 9Mickey's Christmas Carol

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    Mickey's Christmas Carol is an animated classic Disney movie first released in 1983 based on Charles Dickens' novel "A Christmas Carol". The short film that runs for a total of 26 minutes stars Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, and Hal Smith.

  7. 10Casper's Haunted Christmas

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    Casper's Haunted Christmas is an animated TV-film directed by Owen Hurley. It was written by Ian Boothby and Roger Fredericks and stars Brendon Ryan Barrett, Kathleen Barr, and Ian James Corlett. 

  8. 11Trolls Holiday

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    Trolls Holiday is a Dreamworks short film about the original Trolls introducing the holidays to their village Bergens. The animated movie is voiced by Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, and Zooey Deschanel. It runs for a total of 26 minutes.

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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "I must say that I'm thankful to this site for recommending this film. Films like these really bring the Christmas vibe regardless of what season it is. The young boy's journey proves how amazing and magical life really is. Great story-telling!"
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    The Polar Express
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "Watching this again after so many years still brings the same warmth in my heart. The story is indeed well written. Though I'm not sure if children can easily get its message they should definitely rewatch it after some time."
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    Disney's A Christmas Carol
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "I know I'm too old for these kinds of shows but I think I will always love Casper. His adventure in this film is especially close to my heart because well, who doesn't love Christmas? Also, the trio and Spooky were hilarious."
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    Casper's Haunted Christmas
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    Anonymous
    November 28, 2018
    "I loved the trolls movie so of course seeing this movie on here caught my attention and i went on to watch it, it's really short but I enjoyed it ^^ this musical gives me so much happiness these holidays hehe"
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    Trolls Holiday
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "My daughter loves this film so much that we watch it every weekend. The story is interesting and the dialogue is funny. We love happy endings and that's what we get every time we watch Arthur Christmas"
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    Arthur Christmas
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    Anonymous
    November 28, 2018
    "This movie brings back so much memories of a fond childhood especially when Christmas is near! I only recently learned when I got older that it was adapted from Charles Dicken's book."
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    Mickey's Christmas Carol
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "Christmas is really here ❤ out of all the movies in this list Prep & Landing is definitely my favorite. The animations and the characters are nothing but lovable"
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    Prep & Landing
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "Unique concept! Dreamworks did a good job with this movie. My inner child is so happy to see Santa, Tooth fairy, easter bunny and Jack Frost in one film."
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    Rise of the Guardians
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "Old but gold 😍 This film will always be a classic one for me. Also, the songs that they featured are so catchy you'll end up singing them."
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    The Nightmare Before Christmas
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    Anonymous
    November 8, 2018
    "Combine Shrek and Christmas, what's not to love? They did a good job incorporating the holiday feels with Shrek and the gang!"
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    Shrek the Halls
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    Anonymous
    November 22, 2018
    "This movie is a Christmas classic. I used to watch it every year on Christmas, and maybe this year I'll do it again!"
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    A Charlie Brown Christmas
This list is about What are the best animated Christmas movies
RankAnswersTypeVotesPrice
1Arthur ChristmasMovies 21 Paid
2The Polar ExpressMovies 10 Paid
3Disney's A Christmas CarolMovies 8 Paid
4A Charlie Brown ChristmasMovies 7 Paid
5The Nightmare Before ChristmasMovies 6 Paid
6Prep & LandingMovies 6 Paid
7Rise of the GuardiansMovies 4 Paid
8Shrek the HallsMovies 4 Paid
9Mickey's Christmas CarolMovies 2 Paid
10Casper's Haunted ChristmasMovies 1 Paid
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