The 19 Best '90s Christmas Movies To Watch Before Christmas

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, but that doesn't mean you have to wait until the first snowfall to start watching classic Christmas movies. So if you're looking for some inspiration to get you started on your holiday films binge, below are some of the best Christmas movies from the '90s to watch before the holiday even gets here. Why specifically the '90s, you ask? Well, not only did the decade birth a plethora of cult-classics — even though some don't exactly make too much sense, but it's also probably the decade that produced the greatest, holiday films ever.

Just think about it: with the '90s, there would be no Home Alone, or Home Alone 2, both starring '90s child star Macaulay Culkin, The Preacher's Wife, starring Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington, or Richie Rich's Christmas Wish, starring the uber adorable David Gallagher. With the decade of spaghetti strapped tanks, boy bands and Gameboy's, films like Dolly Parton's Unlikely Angel, or John Travolta's Look Who's Talking Now wouldn't even exist.

Clear those calendars and gear up to reschedule some of those weekend plans, because you'll be too busy indulging in all of this '90s goodness to make time for anything else.

1. 'Home Alone'

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Kevin McCallister is likely the reason why every '90s kid knows references "keep the change, ya filthy animal" with Macaulay Culkin in mind (and not 1938's Angels With Dirty Faces).

2. 'Home Alone 2'

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The second time Kevin McCallister was left "home alone," and unfortunately, the last.

3. 'The Preacher's Wife'


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Two words: Whitney Houston. Oh, and she sings.

4. 'A Mom For Christmas'

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Olivia Newton-John plays a mannequin that comes to life. What else needs to be said?

5. 'Richie Rich's Christmas Wish'

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6. 'Jingle All The Way'

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Nothing gets better than watching Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sinbad go head-to-head to get a special Christmas gift for their movie-sons.

7. 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'

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Jack Skellington never even saw this one coming.

8. 'The Santa Clause'

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The world needs more Tim Allen.

9. 'While You Were Sleeping'

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Sandra Bullock helps to define exactly what "cheating on a vegetable" looks like for generations to come.

10. 'To Grandmother's House We Go'

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Never thought a movie about kidnapping children could be this cute.

12. 'Miracle on 34th Street'

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Mara Wilson's cuteness will certainly put a smile on your face, too.

13. 'Look Who's Talking Now'

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Diane Keaton and Danny DeVito come to life as the poodle and mutt you never knew you needed.

14. 'Trapped In Paradise'

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When trapped in Paradise, cold hearts begin to warm for these criminals.

15. 'Dumb And Dumber'

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Things are never smooth with Harry and Lloyd holding the reigns. Throw in a bit of snow, and you have a recipe for disaster.

16. 'Unlikely Angel'

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If everyone had Dolly Parton as their guardian angel, the world would be a much better place.

17. 'Jack Frost'

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Jack Frost totally melts hearts in this '90s classic.

18. 'A Christmas Carol'

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Patrick Stewart plays one believable Scrooge in this 1999 remake.

19. 'If You Believe'

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Hayden Panettiere plays a 7-year-old Suzie, who comes to town to teach her adult self a thing or two about life and love.

It doesn't get much better than this.