75 Best Christmas Movie Quotes The Whole Family Will Love

We have the best Christmas movie quotes for you to remind you of that sweet festive

It should be a tradition to watch Christmas movies and drink hot chocolate on Christmas. We’re all for it! The classic Christmas movies like 'Christmas Vacation' starring Clark Griswold, 'Home Alone' (starring Kevin McCallister), 'The Polar Express', 'The Year Without Santa Claus' (featuring Dick Shawn), 'Charlie Brown Christmas', are some of our favorite family Christmas movies. It's hard to choose the best amongst these. A lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas is upon us and it is all about eating good food and spending time with your family and friends, the people you love most in the world.

And with that spirit in mind, we decided to curate a list of some of the most iconic Christmas movie quotes. These films will definitely take you down memory lane and fill your hearts with joy. After all, we believe the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud and sharing a good movie quote with the people closest to you! Read on to find famous Christmas movie quotes and merry Christmas quotes from films you love.

So check out this list of Christmas movie quotes, and if you like it, you might want to see our lists of 'A Christmas Story' quotes and 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas' quotes.

Merry Christmas Movie Quotes

Some of the most popular Christmas movie quotes to take you back to old memories!

The best Christmas memories are made with family watching a good Christmas movie. 'The Charlie Brown Christmas' (1965), 'It’s A Wonderful Life' (1946) are some of our top picks. If you love them too, share this list of iconic Christmas movie quotes. People all around the world enjoy a good Christmas movie, so a list of awesome Christmas movie quotes is sure to get them into the spirit of the holiday season.

1. “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”

– 'Elf'.

2. “I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.”

- 'A Christmas Carol'.

3. “Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.”

- 'The Polar Express'.

4. "This is Christmas. The season of perpetual hope.”

- 'Home Alone'.

5. “Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?”

-'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer'.

6. “It's Christmas Eve and we are going to go celebrate being young and being alive.”

- 'The Holiday'.

7. “This is extremely important. Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back.”

- 'Home Alone'.

8. “Christmas is just about my favorite time. Ever since I was a little kid, I always felt like it was my own personal holiday.”

- 'Ernest Saves Christmas'.

9. “It's Christmas Eve. It's the one night of the year when we all act a little nicer, we smile a little easier, we cheer a little more.”

- 'Scrooged'.

10. “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see.”

- 'The Polar Express'.

11. “Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.”

- 'Miracle on 34th Street'.

12. “That's what Christmas memories are made from, they're not planned, they're not scheduled, nobody puts them in their Blackberry, they just happen.”

- 'Deck the Halls'.

13. “You're skipping Christmas! Isn't that against the law?”

- 'Christmas with the Kranks'.

14. “Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.”

- 'It’s a Wonderful Life'.

15. “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps... means a little bit more!”

- 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

16. “There’s a certain magic that comes with the very first snow. For when the first snow is also a Christmas snow, well, something wonderful is bound to happen.”

- 'Frosty the Snowman'.

17. “If you look for it, I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that love is actually all around.”

- 'Love Actually'.

18. “No one should be alone on Christmas.”

- 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

19. “I believe, I believe. It’s silly but I believe.”

- 'Miracle on 34th Street'.

20. “Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.”

- 'Miracle on 34th Street'.

21. “I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all really. Maybe it just needs a little love.”

- 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'.

22. “Christmas was on its way. Lovely, glorious, beautiful Christmas, upon which the entire kid year revolved.”

- 'A Christmas Story'.

23. “And at Christmas you tell the truth. To me, you are perfect.”

- 'Love Actually'.

24. “I’ll just be hanging around the mistletoe, hoping to be kissed.”

- 'Love Actually'.

25. “I don't know what to say, but it's Christmas, and we're all in misery.”

- 'Christmas Vacation'.

26. “Blast this Christmas music. It’s joyful and triumphant.”

- 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

27. “Well, in Whoville, they say that the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes that day.”

- 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

28. “Yes! Yes I do! I like Christmas! I love Christmas!”

- 'A Christmas Carol'.

29. “But sir, Christmas is a time for giving... a time to be with one's family.”

- 'Christmas Carol'.

30. “I will, Uncle Scrooge, I will! And a very merry Christmas to you!”

- 'Christmas Carol'.

Funny Christmas Movie Quotes

The funniest quotes from some of the funniest Christmas movies of all time!

'The Miracle on 34th Street' (1947) and 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' (1993) has some of the funniest Christmas movie quotes of all time. Plus, we love Uncle Frank and Scrooge, and every scene they’re in. As a kid, we always hoped we would meet them one day! So while you were sleeping, we made a list of these Christmas movie quotes around which a kid's entire year revolved. These famous movie quotes are sure to bring back some memories.

31. “They can’t evict you on Christmas! Then you’d be ho-ho-homeless!”

— 'Go'.

32. “You have such a pretty face, you should be on a Christmas card.”

— 'Buddy the Elf'.

33. “I gotta tell you, Santa, there’s something about this place that doesn’t seem quite…Kosher.”

– 'Jingle All The Way'.

34. “I don’t think anyone would criticize us for laying down our rifles on Christmas Eve.”

— 'Joyeux Noël'.

35. “Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!”

- 'It’s A Wonderful Life'.

36. “Would you please tell her that you’re not really Santa Claus, that actually is no such person?”

- 'Miracle on 34th Street'.

37. “Merry Christmas, you filthy animal.”

- 'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York'.

38. “Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas.”

- 'Christmas Vacation'.

39. “And we’re going to have the hap-hap-happiest Christmas.”

- 'Christmas Vacation'.

40. “I suppose it all started with the snow. You see, it was a very special kind of snow. A snow that made the happy happier, and the giddy even giddier.”

- 'Frosty The Snowman'.

41. “It’s Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen.”

- 'The Nutcracker And The Four Realms'.

42. “Merry Christmas! What right have you to be merry? What reason have you to be merry? You're poor enough.”

- 'A Christmas Carol'.

43. “There’s more gravy about you than grave.”

- 'A Christmas Carol'.

44. “Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives.”

- 'It’s A Wonderful Life'.

45. “Remember, George: no man is a failure who has friends.”

- 'It’s A Wonderful Life'.

46. “Who told you you could eat my cookies?”

- 'Jingle All The Way'.

47. “Of course. Santa. The big man. The head honcho. The connection.”

- 'A Christmas Story'.

48. “Yoou used up all the glue on purpose!”

- 'A Christmas Story'.

49. "That's not my Christmas! My Christmas is filled with laughter, and joy."

- 'Nightmare Before Christmas'.

50. "Consider this A vacation, Santy. A reward. It's your turn to take it easy."

- 'Nightmare Before Christmas'.

51. “Don't say that to her! There is too a Santa, and this is his magic sack!”

- 'Ernest Saves Christmas'.

52. “There's nobody dumb enough to knock off a toy store on Christmas Eve.”

- 'Home Alone 2: Lost In New York'.

53. “I was 7, my dad and I moved to Alabama...and Christmas morning we ate on the floor, ate French fries and drank chocolate milk.”

- 'Deck The Halls'.

54. “Friends call me Snow Miser, whatever I touch turns to snow in my clutch. I'm too much.”

- 'The Year Without A Santa Claus'.

55. “Don't be such a stranger! Come around with your husband, we'll have a blizzard!”

- 'The Year Without A Santa Claus'.

56. “So, the Big Four all together: Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, the Sandman and the Easter Kangaroo.”

- 'Rise Of The Guardians'.

57. “We are very busy bringing joy to children. We don't have time... for children.”

- 'Rise Of The Guardians'.

58. “OK, what we got going on over here? Santa's workshop.”

- 'The Family Stone'.

59. “Christmas Day, indeed! Just another excuse for being lazy.”

- 'Christmas Carol'.

60. “ odd as it sounds, I didn't think to ask the butcher where the chocolate was!”

- 'Christmas With The Kranks'.

61. “Well, maybe Santa can bring me some nice warm PJs for juvenile hall.”

- 'All I Want For Christmas'.

62. “Forget it. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah! Don't forget to tell Santa what a creep you are!”

- 'All I Want For Christmas'.

63. “Just because you can't see something, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.”

- 'The Santa Clause'.

64. “Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! And when I wake up, I'm gettin' a CAT scan!”

- 'The Santa Clause'.

65. “My Charlie. My son Charlie? He's on the naughty list? There's gotta be a mistake.”

- 'The Santa Clause 2'.

66. “Don't listen to him! This guy's not Santa! He's a toy! He has a rubber face and a plastic tushie!”

- 'The Santa Clause 2'.

67. “I think Santa feels a little buzz!”

- 'The Santa Clause 2'.

68. “Isn't there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?”

- 'Charlie Brown Christmas'.,

69. "Santa! Oh my god! Santa's coming! I know him! I know him!"

- 'Elf'.

70. "We're not just doing this for us. We're doing it for the kids. For every kid who ever sat on Santa's lap."

- 'Jingle All The Way'.

71. "There's children throwing snowballs instead of throwing heads...They're busy building toys and absolutely no one's dead!”

- 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

72. "Fifteen shillings a week, a wife and five children...And he still talks of a Merry Christmas!"

- 'A Christmas Carol'.

73. "There's no Christmas in the Army, captain."

- 'White Christmas'.

74. “I could use a little social interaction.”

- 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'.

75. "And may all your Christmases be white. Merry Christmas!"

- 'White Christmas'.

We hope we liked our list of the best Christmas movie quotes. During this cheerful time of the year, be sure to share these Christmas movie quotes with all your loved ones and show your affection for them.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 75 best Christmas movie quotes the whole family will love, then why not take a look at ['Home Alone' quotes], or ['White Christmas' quotes].


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