The No. 1 Highest-Earning Christmas Movie of All-Time
Christmas movies are the ultimate way to ring in the holiday season. And with classics like How The Grinch Stole Christmas and Love Actually available for streaming on Netflix, it’s easier than ever to watch some of the highest-earning Christmas movies. Can you guess what the number one highest-earning Christmas movies of all-time? Find out, ahead.
Highest-earning Christmas movies
Let’s be honest: Christmas movies are a dime-a-dozen. But, while there are many options to choose from for your holiday viewing, very few make the nice list — aka the highest-earning Christmas movies. Up ahead, we take a look at some of the highest-earning Christmas movies of all-time, including the number one spot.
10. ‘The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause’
Box office earnings: $84.5 million
The third installment of The Santa Clause didn’t excite the critics. However, it still brought in some decent cash — and holds the 10th spot for highest-earning Christmas movies. The box office earnings for The Santa Clause 3 was $84.5 million.
9. ‘Four Christmases’
Box office earnings: $120.15 million
Four Christmases is a beloved Christmas movie and it’s box office shows it. The Christmas movies comes in at the number nine spot with $120.15 million box office earnings.
8. ‘A Christmas Carol’
Box office earnings: $137.86 million
Celebrate the holiday season with one of the most well-known Christmas characters, none other than Scrooge. A Christmas Carol is one of the highest-earning Christmas movies with $137.86 million in box office sales.
7. ‘The Santa Clause 2’
Box office earnings: $139.24 million
There’s nothing more magical than the story of The Santa Clause — so much so that Walt Disney Pictures put out a sequel to is smash hit in 2002. The Santa Clause 2 brought in $139.24 million in box office revenue.
6. ‘The Santa Clause’
Box office earnings: $144.83 million
Right ahead of The Santa Clause 2 is The Santa Clause. The original Santa Clause movie brought in $144.83 million at the box office in 1994.
Box office earnings: $173.40 million
We can all agree that Elf is one of the best Christmas movies ever — and it’s also one of the highest-earning. The hilarious Christmas comedy brought in $173.30 million in box office sale.
4. ‘Home Alone 2: Lost In New York’
Box office earnings: $173.59 million
It wouldn’t be Christmas without Home Alone. And, the second installment of the franchise, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York brought in a whopping $173.59 million at the box office.
3. ‘The Polar Express’
Box office earnings: $183.37 million
The Polar Express is a truly magical Christmas movie — and, it’s success at the box office shows it. The movie brought in $183.37 million.
2. ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’
Box office earnings: $260.04 million
It should come of no surprise that How The Grinch Stole Christmas is the second highest-earning Christmas movie of all-time. The hit movie, starring Jim Carrey as the Grinch brought in $260.04 million.
1. ‘Home Alone’
Box office earnings: $285.76 million
The number one highest-earning Christmas movie of all-time is Home Alone. The iconic movie brought in $285.76 in box office revenue and remains one of the most popular — and beloved — holiday films of all time.
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