Movies about the holidays

List of the best movies about the holidays selected by visitors to our site: The Holiday Calendar, Scent of a Woman, Drive Me Crazy, Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost, Any Day Now, My Bloody Valentine, Alice in Murderland, New Year's Eve, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Scrooged.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Holiday Calendar (2018)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotFulfillment of desires, Holidays
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Cute, Soulful

A talented photographer stuck in a dead-end job inherits an antique Advent calendar that may be predicting the future -- and pointing her toward love.

Scent of a Woman (1992)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
CharactersBlind, Family, Friends, Disabled people, Students
PlotTango, Time travel, Adventure, Love, Relationship, Holidays, Depression, Fate, Loneliness
PlaceHotels, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Touching, Fascinating, Inspirational

Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family.

Drive Me Crazy (1999)
Mark5 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends, Losers
PlotDancing, Love, Holidays, Cheating, Youth, Rivalry, Chase
PlaceSchool, USA

Nicole and Chase live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy of their respective romantic prey. But in the mist of planning a gala centennial celebration, Nicole and Chase find that the one they always wanted was closer than they ever thought.

Scooby-Doo! and the Witch's Ghost (1999)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, cartoon, detective
CharactersDogs, Writers, Friends, Wizards, Heroes, Family
PlotAdventure, Ghosts, Mystery, Investigation, Mystery, Holidays, Witchcraft, Revenge, Supernatural, Superpowers
PlaceVillage, Small cities

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Gang visit Oakhaven, Massachusetts to seek strange goings on involving a famous horror novelist and his ancestor who is rumored be a witch.

Any Day Now (2012)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.5)
CharactersLawyers, Disabled people
PlotLove, Holidays, Adoption

In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight the legal system to adopt the child.

My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Cannibals, Serial killers, Miners
PlotSurvival, Holidays, Love triangle, Chase, Fear
PlaceParty, USA, Psychiatric hospitals, Small cities
StyleDisturbing, Heavy, Creepy

Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned the town not to celebrate Valentine's Day again. When a group of teenagers decides to defy that order, a murderous maniac in mining gear begins dispatching townsfolk in bloody and creative ways.

Alice in Murderland (2010)
Markimdb: 1.8
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersKillers, Guests
PlotDeath, Fear, Holidays, Jealousy, Survival
StyleAction, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing

It's Alice's birthday and her sorority girlfriends throw her a themed party. Everyone comes as their favorite, sexy character from Wonderland. The Jabberwocky wasn't invited and brings murder and mayhem to the girls' night out.

New Year's Eve (2011)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.7)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersOld man
PlotHolidays, Fate
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, Light, To cry

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, short
CharactersFamily, Pandas, Fathers, Cooks, Tough guys, Heroes, Losers
PlotHolidays, Martial Arts
PlaceVillage, China
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Light

The Winter Feast is Po's favorite holiday. Every year he and his father hang decorations, cook together, and serve noodle soup to the villagers. But this year Shifu informs Po that as Dragon Warrior, it is his duty to host the formal Winter Feast at the Jade Palace. Po is caught between his obligations as the Dragon Warrior and his family traditions: between Shifu and Mr. Ping.

Scrooged (1988)
Mark6 (imdb: 7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CharactersBusinessmen, Dogs
PlotHolidays, Supernatural, Weapon, Death, Dancing, Love, Ghosts, Loneliness
TimeNew Year
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past.

Checking Out (2005)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama

A famed stage actor reunites his family for a party, and plans to commit suicide after-wards, unless they are able to convince him not to.

Throne of Elves (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrefantasy, adventure, cartoon
CountryChina, USA
CharactersWizards, Princesses, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Wedding, Holidays, Witchcraft
PlaceSea, Forest, Party, Castle

In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans.

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
CharactersMothers, Losers
PlotTime travel, Adventure, War, Internet, Holidays
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

A wannabe private investigator wins the Green Card lottery and moves to America to pursue his dream only to find himself embroiled in a conspiracy to start the next world war.

Santa & Cie (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersWizards, Lawyers, Scammers
PlotAdventure, Holidays, Snow, Toys
PlaceFrance, Paris
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Exciting

Christmas is on its way and with it disaster. The 92,000 responsible for manufacturing children's toys all become sick at the same time! It's a tough moment for Santa, better known as Father Christmas. He's left no choice: he must make an emergency trip to Earth with his reindeer to search for a remedy. When he arrives, he must find some allies to save the magic of Christmas.

The Land of OZ (2015)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.9)
PlotHappiness, Holidays
TimeNew Year

In Yekaterinburg over the Christmas period, shop assistant Lenka Shabadinova experiences a number of incredible events and unexpected meetings.

Destination Wedding (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotWedding, Love, Holidays

Ellie Hamilton is helping plan her little sister’s wedding taking place in Acapulco. With the nuptials just a few days away—and no sign yet of the bride and groom—Ellie must work with her ex-boyfriend to make last minute decisions and stall worried family and guests.

Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryHong Kong, USA
CharactersZombie, Teens, Fathers
PlotGhosts, Holidays

Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a hilarious, haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists, Orphans, Photographers
PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Mystery, Mental disorders, Loneliness, Cars
PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA, Beach, Deserts

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

Santa Claus. Battle of Mages (2016)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CharactersMonsters, Wizards
PlotLove, Magic, Holidays
PlaceRussia, Moscow
TimeNew Year

Young girl Masha accidentally discovers the organization of snow and ice mages fighting the global devil under the leadership of Santa Claus.

Kiki, Love to Love (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersFamily, Surgeons
PlotLove, Holidays
PlaceForest, Spain, Night Clubs

Through five stories, the movie addresses sex and love: Paco and Ana are a marriage looking for reactivate the passion of their sexual relations, long time unsatisfied; Jose Luis tries to recover the affections of his wife Paloma, sit down on a wheelchair after an accident which has limited her mobility; Mª Candelaria and Antonio are a marriage trying by all way to be parents, but she has the trouble that no get an orgasm when make love with him; Álex try to satisfy Natalia's fantasies, while she starts to doubt if he finally will ask her in marriage; and finally, Sandra is a single woman in a permanent searching for a man to fall in love. All them love, fear, live and explore their diverse sexual paraphilias and the different sides of sexuality, trying to find the road to happiness.