what’s your favorite christmas movie?

Based on your selection, we’ll recommend Christmas cards we think you’ll like!

As November and December approach each year, television channels and online streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime begin to start airing some of our favorite Christmas movies. Whether you appreciate the classics like It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) or A Christmas Story (1983), animated movies like Polar Express (2004) or A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), or family-friendly comedies like Elf (2003) or National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989), there is something about the tradition of watching Christmas movies that is as fulfilling as a warm hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day.

We thought it would be fun to put together a post highlighting some of the best Christmas movies and then pair some Minted Christmas card and holiday card designs you might like based on your holiday movie preference. We hope you have as much fun reviewing our recommendations as we had piecing this post together!


Rating: PG
Starring: Tim Allen
Summary: A dad (played by Tim Allen) is awoken at night by a noise on his roof. He investigates and discovers a man dressed in a Santa suit who accidentally falls off the roof when seen. His body magically disappears but his Santa suit remains, along with his sled and reindeer. A business card is found that states should anything happen to Santa, someone should put on the suit and follow the reindeers lead. The dad puts on the suit and begins the transformation into Santa over the next year, weight gain, white beard, and all

Famous quotes:
“Topo Gigio”
“Thanks, but I'm seeing someone in wrapping.”
“I think that if we're going to destroy our son's illusions, I should be a part of it.”

If you like The Santa Clause, we think you will like these card designs:

Holiday Cards

Sending Hugs Holiday Non-Photo Cards
Holiday Non-Photo Cards


Singapore, SG

Merry Arches Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards
Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards

byLori Wemple

Huntersville, NC

Checkered Arch Holiday Photo Cards
Holiday Photo Cards


Chicago, IL

The Best Things Holiday Non-Photo Cards
Holiday Non-Photo Cards

byMorgan Ramberg

Chicago, IL

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Rating: PG-13
Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo
Summary: Our favorite family, the Griswolds just want to have a memorable family Christmas at their suburban Chicago home. Think again! Both sets of grandparents soon arrive as well as a distant cousin and their tribe of children in a motorhome. Nosy neighbors, tensions of a full house, and the expectation of having the best-lit house on the street lead to countless comedic plot twists

Famous quotes:
“Worse?! How could things get any worse? Take a look around you Ellen! We’re at the threshold of hell!”
“Can I refill your eggnog for you? Get you something to eat? Drive you out to the middle of nowhere and leave you for dead?”
“Dad, you taught me everything I know about exterior illumination.”

If you like National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, we think you will like these card designs:

ELF (2003)

Rating: PG
Starring: Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel
Summary: While Santa is delivering presents to an orphanage, a baby crawls into his sack of presents and unknowingly heads back to the North Pole with him. The baby, “Buddy”, is raised by Santa’s elves over the years, thinking he too is an elf. As he ages, he comes to a realization that he is not an elf but a human who was put up for adoption. Buddy travels to New York to find his true dad. Having spent most of his life in the North Pole, the big city presents some challenges for Buddy, which he must overcome.

Famous quotes:
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.”
“Then I traveled through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel.”
“Of course you’re not [an elf]. You’re six-foot-three and have had a beard since you were 15.”

If you like Elf, we think you will like these card designs:


Rating: R
Starring: Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson
Summary: For those that enjoy a holiday-themed love story, Love Actually takes the cake. The movie chronicles close to a dozen different characters and plot lines as relationships start to develop. All the stories seem to intertwine to reveal various loving relationships forged over the holiday season.

Famous Quotes:
“Well, we need Kate and we need Leo, and we need them now.”
“Let’s get the $@%# kicked out of us by love!”
“If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around.”

If you like Love Actually, we think you will like these card designs:

Holiday Cards

feature Christmas Photo Cards
Christmas Photo Cards

byTennie and Co.

Salem, MA

Ornaments Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards
Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards

byErin German

Glen Ellyn, IL

FROSTED TREE Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards
Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards

byLeah Bisch

Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

New Beginnings New Year's Photo Cards
New Year's Photo Cards

byOwl and Toad

Long Beach, CA

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Rating: PG
Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara
Summary: This animated movie is produced by Tim Burton, which should give you a reference point on what to expect. Jack Skellintion, a skeleton, is the leader/ “Pumpkin King” of Halloween Town. The town goes all out year after year celebrating the ghostly and scary events that surround Halloween. Bored of the same routine, Jack discovers another celebration called Christmas with all new traditions and celebrations. He tries to convince Halloween Town to experiment with this brand new celebration but has many challenges executing his plan along the way. Whether you think this is a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie, we thought it would be a fun one to include on our list!

Famous Quotes:
“For it is plain as anyone can see, we’re simply meant to be.”
“There’s children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they’re busy building toys and absolutely no one’s dead.”
“This is Halloween, this is Halloween. Pumpkins scream in the dead of night.”

If you like The Nightmare Before Christmas, we think you will like these card designs:


Rating: PG
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones
Summary: Who doesn’t like a good Dr. Seuss story, especially one set in Whoville! In this animated movie, a green creature named the Grinch lives up on a mountain overlooking a town below. He spies on the town and hates that everyone else in town is enjoying the holiday spirit. He hatches a plan to “steal” Christmas from the town by taking all the presents and decorations. Does the Grinch follow through with his plan or does he have a change of heart?

Famous Quotes:
“Maybe Christmas (he thought) doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.”
“It’s because I’m green isn’t it?”
“Blast this Christmas music! It’s joyful and triumphant.”

If you like The Grinch, we think you will like these card designs:

Holiday Cards

abstraction Holiday Photo Cards
Holiday Photo Cards

bySumak Studio

Lodz, Poland

Snow in the city Holiday Non-Photo Cards
Holiday Non-Photo Cards

byJennifer Wick

Harrisburg, PA

Fun Snap Holiday Photo Cards
Holiday Photo Cards

byAnnie Clark

San Francisco, CA