12 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time
12 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time

12 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time

December is quickly approaching, which means it’s almost time to do the finest things like fuzzy socks, festive sweaters, matching family pajamas, and watching your favorite Christmas movies, whether or not it’s the most wonderful time of the year.  Here is the list of the 12 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time.

S.No Movies Name
1. Elf
2. Home Alone
3. Arthur Christmas
4. Bad Santa
5. The Night Before
6. A Christmas Story
7. A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas 
8. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
9. Almost Christmas
10. Trading Places
11. A Bad Moms Christmas
12. Scrooged

Let us discuss the 12 Best Christmas Comedy Movies Of All Time.


Buddy was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and was raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. He was unable to shake the feeling that he does not fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in an elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs, a businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.

Director Jon Favreau
IMDb RATING 7.0/10
Genre Adventure, Comedy, Family
Release year 2003
Watch it on

New Line Cinema 

Home Alone

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Director Chris Columbus
IMDb RATING 7.7/10
Genre Comedy, Family
Release year 1990
Watch it on

Disney Channel 

Arthur Christmas

Every year each Christmas, Santa Claus delivers presents to every last child on Earth. What everyone does not know is that Santa accomplishes the feat with a very high-tech operation beneath the North Pole. But when the unthinkable happens, and Santa misses one child out of hundreds of millions, someone has to save the day. It’s up to Arthur, Santa’s youngest son, to deliver a present to the forgotten tyke before Christmas morning dawns.

Director Robert Zemeckis
IMDb RATING 7.1/10
Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Release year 2011
Watch it on

Disney Channel

Bad Santa

The crotchety Willie T. Stokes and his partner reunite once a year for a holiday con. Posing as a mall Santa and his elf, they rip off shopping outlets on Christmas Eve. This year, Willie is falling apart. He is depressed and alcoholic, and his erratic behavior draws the suspicion of mall security. But when befriending a small boy brings out his kinder side, Willie begins to wonder if there is still some hope for him.

Director Terry Zwigoff
IMDb RATING 7.1/10
Genre Crime, Drama, Comedy
Release year 2003


The Night Before

For last 10 years, lifelong buddies Ethan, Isaac, and Chris gathered on Christmas Eve to celebrate the holidays. As Isaac prepares to become a first-time father, the friends realize that their annual tradition is coming to a sad end. To make it as memorable, the three plan a night of debauchery and hilarity by searching for the Nutcracker Ball, the Holy Grail of Christmas parties in New York.

Director Jonathan Levine
IMDb RATING 6.3/10
Genre Fantasy, Comedy
Release year 2015

Sony Pictures Releasing

A Christmas Story

In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie Parker attempts to convince his parents, teacher, and Santa Claus that a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift.

Director Bob Clark
IMDb RATING 7.9/10
Genre Family, Comedy
Release year 1983


A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas 

After six years of their last adventure, stoner pals Harold and Kumar have grown and found new friends. As everyone is busy making holiday preparations, a mysterious package mistakenly arrives on Kumar’s doorstep. Kumar’s attempt to redirect the package to Harold goes up in smoke along with a prize Christmas tree belonging to Harold’s father-in-law. The pair’s journey across New York City to find a replacement tree threatens to blow Christmas Eve sky-high.

Director Todd Strauss-Schulson
IMDb RATING 6.2/10
Genre Adventure, Comedy
Release year 2011


National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

As the holidays approach, Clark Griswold wants to have a perfect family Christmas, so he pesters his wife, Ellen, and children, as he tries to make sure everything is in line, including the tree and house decorations. However, things go awry quickly. His hick cousin, Eddie, and his family show up unplanned and start living in their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark’s employers renege on the holiday bonus he needs.

Director Jeremiah S. Chechik
IMDb RATING 7.5/10
Genre  Comedy
Release year 1989


Almost Christmas

Walter Meyer is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites his daughters Rachel and Cheryl and sons Christian and Evan to his house for a traditional celebration. Poor Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.

Director David E. Talbert
IMDb RATING 6.1/10
Genre  Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release year 2016

Universal Pictures

Trading Places

A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Director John Landis
IMDb RATING 7.5/10
Genre  Comedy
Release year 1983

Paramount Home Video

A Bad Moms Christmas

As their own mothers drop in unexpectedly, our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mothers: Christmas.

Director Jon Lucas Scott Moore
IMDb RATING 5.6/10
Genre  Comedy
Release year 2017

STX Entertainmen


In this modern take on Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross is a very successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature have driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips. But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk, on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.

Director Richard Donner
IMDb RATING 6.9/10
Genre  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release year 1988

Paramount Pictures

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