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Christmas movies the most uplifting for all ages

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Starting with Thanksgiving through Christmas, some of the most inspirational, uplifting, hopeful movies are seen on television and in theaters. Classic, favorite Christmas movies for all ages include: The Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th Street, It's a Wonderful Life, and The Bishop's Wife .

Favorite family Christmas movies include: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Muppet Christmas, It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas, A Muppet Family Christmas, The Christmas Carol (and its many versions/variations), Charlie Brown Christmas, Walt Disney Christmas, Scrooge (in its many variations and versions), Polar Express, and The Toy that Saved Christmas.

Other lovely Christmas movies include: Nativity , The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Velveteen Rabbit .

For those who like operettas, Amahl and the Night Visitors is a classic favorite. For those who like ballet, The Nutcracker is the all-time Christmas favorite .

This year Christmas Ride and The Christmas Candle are introduced in theaters.

So snuggle up for a winter evening with a special hot beverage and popcorn with family or friends and enjoy a hopeful holiday movie.

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