Christmas Movies on DVD

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Animated Classics


A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
(Remastered Deluxe Edition)
Special Features: A Christmas Miracle: The Making of a Charlie Brown Christmas and a Bonus cartoon: "It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown"

Note: You can also purchase this DVD within the Peanuts Holiday Collection set and the cartoon is also in the six-cartoon collection Peanuts 1960's Collection.



Christmas with the Chipmunks
Special Features: Includes the specials, "A Chipmunk Christmas," "It's a Wonderful Life, Dave," "Alvin's Christmas Carol" as well as the Thanksgiving favorite, "A Chipmunk Celebration."


A Flintstones Christmas Carol (1994)
Special Features: Also includes the 1964 Flintstones episode "Christmas Flintstone."


A Garfield Christmas (1985)
Special Features: Includes two other holiday cartoons: "Garfield's Halloween Adventure" and "Garfield's Thanksgiving"


How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
Deluxe Edition
Special Features: An all-new "From Who-ville to Hollywood" behind-the-scenes featurette; with features from previous release: Commentary with animator Phil Roman and June Foray (voice of Cindy Lou Who), "Songs in the Key of Grinch" - Interviews with composer Albert Hague and vocalist Thurl Ravenscroft, Jump to Musical Selections, TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Special Edition, Pencil sketches of The Grinch and Horton

Bonus cartoon: "Horton Hears a Who"



Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
(30th Anniversary)
(Blu-ray/DVD)
Special Features: Includes five bonus Holiday-esque shorts: The all-new "Yodelberg," and the classics "Pluto's Christmas Tree," "The Hockey Champ," "The Art of Skiing," and "Corn Chips." Also features a "Disney Intermission:" when the movie is paused, Mickey invites viewers to sing three different Christmas carols with his pals.

Note: This is the fourth time that Mickey's Christmas Carol has been released on DVD. Previously, in order of most recent:

  • Disney Animation Collection: Also included three other Christmas cartoons from Disney: The Small One (1978), Pluto's Christmas Tree (1952), and Santa's Workshop (1932).
  • Classic Holiday Stories: Also included two other Christmas cartoons from Disney: The Small One (1978) and Pluto's Christmas Tree (1952)
  • Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse Pluto's Christmas Tree is also on that DVD.
  • Walt Disney Treasures: Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Vol. 2: This was the only release in anamorphic widescreen (until the 2013 re-release) and also includes the original "Making-of" documentary.

    See all A Christmas Carol adaptations in the "Scrooge" Movies section.



  • Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962)
    Special Features: (from the older packaging: A history of Mr. Magoo in film and TV, Career retrospective of the composer and lyricist, Poster, "Mr. Magoo Meets Gerald McBoing Boing" short).

    See all A Christmas Carol adaptations in the "Scrooge" Movies section.



    Pink Panther: A Pink Christmas (1978)
    Special Features: Also includes the two Pink Panther shorts "Olym-Pinks" and "Pink at First Sight."


    The Simpsons Christmas
    Special Features: Contains five Simpsons episodes, including the classic "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire," as well as "Mr. Plow," "Miracle on Evergreen Terrace," "Grift of the Magi," and "She of Little Faith." Also includes a Mr. Burns' Finest Moments Featurette.


    Yogi's First Christmas (1980)
    Special Features: (none)


    Ziggy's Gift (1982)
    Special Features: About Ziggy's Creator, Tom Wilson, Ziggy Animated Film Shorts, Ziggy Holiday Comic Strips, and Ziggy Meets the Masters.

    Rankin/Bass Productions:

    Original Christmas Classics
    Special Features: Includes 7 Holiday Favorites: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus is Comin' to Town, Frosty the Snowman, Frosty Returns, Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol, The Little Drummer Boy, and Cricket on the Hearth.


    Classic Christmas Favorites
    Special Features: Four Disc Set includes: DISC 1: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and New to DVD: The Leprechauns' Christmas Gold (1981), Pinocchio's Christmas (1980), and The Stingiest Man in Town (1978); DISC 2: The Year Without a Santa Claus: Deluxe Edition, Rudolph's Shiny New Year and Nestor, and The Long Eared Christmas Donkey; DISC 3: Frosty's Winter Wonderland and 'Twas the Night Before Christmas; DISC 4: Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July.


    Original Television Christmas Classics Sing-A-Long
    Special Features: Classic holiday tunes with the original Rankin/Bass cartoons Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town, Frosty the Snowman, and The Little Drummer Boy. Songs included are: Holly Jolly Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, First Toy Maker to the King, Jingle Jingle Jingle, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Put One Foot in Front of the Other, Frosty the Snowman, We are Santa's Elves, Give A Little Love, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and The Little Drummer Boy.


    Rankin/Bass TV Holiday Favorites Collection
    Special Features: Includes four Christmas specials from the Rankin/Bass animation company: First time on DVD: The Little Drummer Boy Book II, as well as Pinocchio's Christmas, The Leprechaun's Christmas Gold, and The Stingiest Man in Town.


    Cricket on the Hearth (1967)
    Special Features: None.

    NOTE: You can also purchase this DVD within the "Original Christmas Classics" set or on the double feature DVD Cricket on the Hearth/The Little Drummer Boy.



    Frosty the Snowman (1969)
    Special Features: Bonus cartoon: "Frosty Returns"

    Note: You can also purchase this DVD within the "Original Christmas Classics" set.



    Jack Frost (1979)
    Starring: Debra Clinger, Dave Garroway, Buddy Hackett, Sonny Melendrez, and Don Messick

    Special Features: Totally Cool Crafty Creations and Snip's Snowy Singalong.



    The Life And Adventures of Santa Claus (1985) & Nestor the Christmas Donkey (1977)
    Special Features: (none)


    The Little Drummer Boy (1968)
    Special Features: (none)

    Note: You can also purchase this cartoon on the (older) Santa Claus is Comin' to Town DVD, within the "Original Christmas Classics" set, or on the double feature DVD Cricket on the Hearth/The Little Drummer Boy.



    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)
    Special Features: (from the older packaging: Interactive Rudolph Trivia Game, "Fame and Fortune " song, Original Theatrical Trailer)

    Note: You can also purchase this DVD within the "Original Christmas Classics" set.



    Santa Claus is Comin' to Town (1970)
    Special Features: (tba)

    NOTE: The previous DVD packaging included the cartoon "The Little Drummer Boy." Also, you can purchase this DVD within the "Original Christmas Classics" set.



    Twas The Night Before Christmas (1974)
    Starring: Joel Gray (Narrated and sung by), Tammy Grimes, John McGiver, and George Gobel.

    Special Features: "Christmas: A Global Holiday" - Animated comic book exploring yuletide traditions around the world.



    The Year Without
    a Santa Claus (1974)
    (Deluxe Edition)
    Special Features: Bonus cartoons: Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976) and Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (1977); New featurettes: We Are Santa's Elves: profiling Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass; Stop Motion 101: the Chiodo Brothers show how it's done, step by step.

    Note: This is the movie with the famous "Heat Miser" and "Snow Miser" songs.

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