25 top-earning iconic Christmas movies of all time


From TV Christmas movies to the season’s latest hopeful hit holiday film in the theaters, December is the time for filmmakers of all stripes to try to capture the holiday spirit — and sell a whole bunch of tickets in the process.

Whether they’re comedies, dramas or even horror movies, the most celebrated Christmas films are often some of the biggest earners. Click through to see which of your favorite movies cleaned up at the box office.

Net worth figures are indicative of assets versus liabilities. All net worth figures are according to CelebrityNetWorth.com unless otherwise noted. Box office earnings are domestic totals, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com unless otherwise noted. Some classics like “Miracle on 34th Street,” “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “White Christmas” were omitted because box office information from that era is scarce and unreliable. The list also omits movie sequels.

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