5 Unsung Holiday Movies for the Whole Family

Christmas Movies

Getting the family together in one place is our favorite part of the holiday season, but we know it can be a difficult task. Movie nights? That’s the ticket! Before you plan your next in-home cinema experience with the same old classics, take a look at these holiday movies available with Cash Back at Ebates—because how many times can you really watch “A Christmas Story” in your lifetime? We have selections for tots, tweens and teens, as well as movies that celebrate a variety of traditions and cultures. Grab these flicks while saving a bundle with a holiday-sale promo code.

For All Ages:

“Jingle All the Way” (1996, PG)

Jingle All The Way blu-ray

This action-packed slapstick movie is all about a dad (Arnold Schwarzenegger) trying to get the hottest toy of the season—one day before Christmas. If you’re an imperfect parent who bends over backward for your kids when it counts, you know this story all too well.

“The Preacher’s Wife” (1996, PG)

The Preacher's Wife PG

The late, great Whitney Houston stars with Denzel Washington, who plays an angel who comes to earth to help a pastor struggling to keep his church open. It may be a rom-com, but your kids will love the soundtrack and the message of hope and holiday magic.

For Little Ones:

“Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas” (2009, TV-G)

Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas

Fact: Young kids will watch anything animated. However, there is just something about a mischievous monkey that will make them go bananas. In this holiday tale, George and the Man in the Yellow Hat can’t decide which presents to get each other, and time is running out before the big day. It’s a suspenseful one, but—spoiler alert—they figure it all out and have the best Christmas ever.

“The Night Before Christmas & More Classic Holiday Tales” (2008, Not Rated)

The Night Before Christmas & More Classic Holiday Tales

If you’re looking for a great before-bedtime movie, this one is perfect. Celebrity narrators read seven Scholastic storybooks, including Gary Soto’s “Too Many Tamales” and tales about Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

For Big Kids:

“Eight Crazy Nights” (2002, PG-13)

Eight Crazy Nights

A tale of redemption is a classic holiday theme. Add to that some musical comedy in the stylings of funnyman Adam Sandler, and you’ve got a not-too-edgy classic your teens will actually put the phone down for.


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