It’s officially November, which means some people are already switching into holiday mode. If you’re someone who likes to stretch your Christmas spirit out for months, you’re in luck. AMC’s annual “Best Christmas Ever” begins today.

“Best Christmas Ever” includes over 835 hours of programming this year. You can tune in to AMC now through December 25 to catch holiday classics and family favorites airing all day, every day.

AMC will be the exclusive home this season to classics like National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Polar Express, Love Actually, Four Christmases, and more. 

Check out the list of movies you can watch on AMC during “Best Christmas Ever” below. (Note: *denotes streaming availability on AMC+)

AMC’s Best Christmas Ever Titles

12 Dogs of Christmas: Great Puppy Rescue*

All I Want for Christmas*

The American President

Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure

Buster & Chauncey’s Silent Night*

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Christmas in Connecticut (1945 & 1992)

The Christmas Shoes*

A Christmas Story 2

A Dennis The Menace Christmas

Donkey’s Caroling Christmas-tacular


Ella Enchanted*

The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow*

Four Christmases*

Fred Claus*

Free Birds

Frosty’s Winter Wonderland*

Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer


Groundhog Day

Happy Feet*

A Holiday to Remember*

How Murray Saved Christmas

Jack Frost (1979 & 1998)*

Joyful Noise

Legend of Frosty the Snowman

The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold

The Life & Adventures of Santa Claus*

The Little Drummer Boy Book II

Love Actually

Love Actually on AMC's Best Christmas Ever lineup

Love the Coopers*

The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper

Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You*

Merry Madagascar

Michael Bublé’s Christmas in Hollywood*

A Miracle on Christmas Lake*

Miracles from Heaven*

Nanny McPhee*

Nanny McPhee Returns*

National Lampoon’s Vacation, Christmas Vacation, and European Vacation*

The Nativity Story*

Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey*

Pinocchio’s Christmas

Planes, Trains & Automobiles*

The Polar Express*

Polar Express on AMC's Best Christmas Ever lineup

Richie Rich

Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July*

Rudolph’s Shiny New Year*


Samantha: An American Girl Holiday


Snow Day*

The Sons of Mistletoe*

To Grandmother’s House We Go

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas*

Vegas Vacation*

White Christmas

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Wish for Christmas

The Year Without A Santa Claus*


The Great Christmas Light Fight (Seasons 3-6)

AMC+ Specials

In addition to fan favorite films, AMC+ will bring viewers a number of holiday specials starting in December. These include:

  • The streaming debut of IFC’s Joe’s Pub Presents: A Holiday Special, hosted by Tony Hale
  • Shudder’s “Unhappy Holidays” collection of Christmas horrors, featuring films like Black Christmas, Rare Exports, and Better Watch Out along with cult classics Christmas Evil and Deadly Games
  • A special episode of BBC America’s The Graham Norton Show on Christmas Day
  • The first-ever The Walking Dead Holiday Special, hosted by Chris Hardwick and featuring fan-favorite cast members

So, does this AMC lineup fill you with the Christmas spirit? Let us know your favorite holiday picks in the comments.

Source: AMC