Top 5 Christmas Movies: Kids (Live Action)

This post is part of a series on the best Christmas movies of all time.

Home Alone – The youngest of five siblings is accidentally left at home when the family leaves for a Christmas vacation in Paris. As the family scrambles to get home after realizing their mistake, the boy (Macaulay Culkin) must defend the home from thieves.

Santa Claus: The Movie – The movie starts in the 14th century exploring the roots of Santa Clause. By the 20th century, a booming world population has made Santa’s job easier, and it doesn’t help that a toy company executive is trying to make a profit off of cheap toys. Meanwhile, the exec’s niece befriends a homeless boy. The two kids aid in saving Christmas.

The Santa Clause Trilogy – Tim Allen is an advertising executive who must save Christmas after Santa Clause suffers a fatal accident at his house. The “clause” states that whoever puts on Santa’s suit is the next Santa. In the second movie, the “clause” is that Santa must find a Mrs. Clause. In the third movie, Jack Frost tricks Santa into using the “Escape Clause” which gets him out of running things at the North Pole.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) – Jim Carrey brought his zany antics to the role of Grinch in this live action version.

Prancer – An 8 year old girl discovers the injured reindeer and is determined to nurse him back to health. Her rigid father isn’t happy to see a reindeer living in the barn and sells it to a business owner. After reconciling with her dad, the girl works to set Prancer free to join Santa on Christmas.


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