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5 of the Best Animated Christmas Movies — Check Out These Beloved Cartoons for the Whole Family

Busayo Ogunjimi
Jan 10, 2021
03:00 P.M.
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Here's a look at the five best animated Christmas movies for the whole family to bond over during this unprecedented festive season.

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Movies provide families the best option to bond and enjoy the holiday season. And good old Christmas cartoons have a way of bringing back old memories between family members.

There are some wonderful old Christmas movies to feast on during the holidays, from funny storylines to iconic songs. Take a look at five of the best animated Christmas movies for families.

Photo of a christmas tree | Photo: Pexels

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WINNIE THE POOH

The Walt Disney Christmas movie remains a classic option for the holidays. Released in 2002, "Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year" offers the fun and thrill of the holidays.

Winnie and his friends combat interpersonal struggles as they attempt to change their habits for the new year. This Christmas classic has what it takes to help everyone unwind.

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THE ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS

This is another interesting Walt Disney animated Christmas musical film. The 1997 classic is the first of the two follow-ups to "Beauty and the Beast" that was released.

He hopes to find the true meaning of Christmas by directing the Christmas play as suggested by Lucy.

Belle's attempt to change the Beast's hatred for the Christmas season gives viewers an adventure to look forward to in this classic animation.

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STORY OF FROZEN

"Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, " released in 2014, tells the story of how Walt Disney Animation Studios made the computer-animated film "Frozen."

This fascinating Christmas thrill involved a lot of technological know-how and workforce to conjure up. According to reports, six hundred people worked for two and a half years to animate the characters.

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Real-life characters had to perform before animators so their moves could be perfectly reproduced. A lot of traveling reportedly took place to get real-life inspiration for this classic work.

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

This 2000 Christmas comedy was based on Dr. Seuss's 1957 book of the same name and has gone on to become a Christmas film to be seen again and again.

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"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" ranked as the sixth-highest grossing film of 2000 with over $345 million made worldwide and ranked behind "Home Alone" as the second highest-grossing holiday film of all time. The storyline and rhymes make it a must-watch holiday movie.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

This 1965 animated classic never fails to perform the magic of providing the family something to laugh about in the holidays. Especially after a year like we have just had, families could do with some sing-alongs and cheerful time.

The movie focuses on Charlie Brown, who finds himself depressed about the materialism he sees amongst everyone in the Christmas season. He hopes to find the true meaning of Christmas by directing the Christmas play as suggested by Lucy.

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