9 Hilarious, Underrated Christmas Movies To Put You In The Holiday Spirit

9 Hilarious, Underrated Christmas Movies To Put You In The Holiday Spirit

You’ve probably seen the same animated holiday movies every single year since you were a child. However, you don’t have to re-watch Charlie Brown or Rudolph if you already have the lines memorized. You can watch something a little more modern, something that is meant to give you a good laugh.

If you’re in the mood for a fun holiday movie, try watching one of the options below:

1. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

“A committed bachelor with a no-strings policy gets an urgent message from the ghost of his late uncle, delivered through the ghosts of Connor’s jilted girlfriends.”

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Breckin Meyer

2. Christmas With The Kranks 

“Fed up with the commercial aspects of Christmas, particularly all the money spent, and alone for the holiday for the first time in decades, as their daughter has just joined the Peace Corps, grumpy Luther Krank and his sweet wife, Nora, decide to skip Christmas this year and forgo the gifts, the tree, the decorations, the cards, the parties and to spend the dollars saved on a 10-day Caribbean cruise.”

Starring: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd

3. Deck the Halls 

An optometrist with rigid concepts about christmas tradition is enraged by a new neighbor who sets out to put so many christmas lights on his house that they’ll be seen in space…

Starring: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis

4. Office Christmas Party

“You’re invited to the most outrageous holiday party of the season. When the CEO decides to close her hard-partying brother’s branch, he and his fired up co-workers decide to throw an epic office party to land a VIP client and save everyone’s jobs.”

Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T.J. Miller

5. Arthur Christmas 

“Santa’s youngest son Arthur embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a child to save Christmas.”

Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent

6. A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas 

“Harold and Kumar go on a Christmas Eve bender while trying to replace a prized Christmas tree in this comedy sequel.”

Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris

7. The Night Before 

“Three best friends set out to find the Nutcracka Ball – the Holy Grail of Christmas parties – and enter a night of debauchery and hilarity.”

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie

8. A Bad Moms Christmas 

“A Bad Moms Christmas follows our three under-appreciated women as they rebel against the challenges of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas.”

Starring: Mila KunisKristen BellKathryn Hahn

9. Eight Crazy Nights

“Once a happy boy and now the town delinquent, Davey (voiced by Sandler) is given one last chance toredeem himself with the community and discover the true meaning of the holiday season.”

Starring: Tyra Banks, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider Genres TC mark

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