Get ready to spread the holiday cheer with a sprinkle of Disney magic! As Christmas approaches, what better way to celebrate than by snuggling up on the couch and enjoying some heartwarming Disney Christmas movies? From beloved classics to modern favorites, Disney has created a treasure trove of festive films that are sure to make your season merry and bright.
Complete list of Disney Christmas Movies in order by year
Disney has brought us countless magical moments throughout the years, and their Christmas movies are no exception. Whether you’re looking for heartwarming stories or jolly adventures, Disney has a film for everyone to enjoy during the holiday season. Here is a complete list of Disney Christmas Movies in order by year:
1. Christmas…Again?! (2021)
Rowena “Ro” is a high-spirited 11-year-old hoping to add more spunk to her Christmas celebrations when her parents’ divorce is going anything but smoothly.
Director: Andy Fickman
2. Godmothered (2020)
A young and unskilled fairy godmother that ventures out on her own to prove her worth by tracking down a young girl whose request for help was ignored. What she discovers is that the girl has now become a grown woman in need of something very different than a “prince charming.”
Director: Sharon Maguire
3. Noelle (2020)
Kris Kringle’s daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it’s his turn to take over as Santa.
Director: Marc Lawrence
4. The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
When Clara’s mother leaves her a mysterious gift, she embarks on a journey to four secret realms—where she discovers her greatest strength could change the world.
Director: Joe Johnston, Lasse Hallström
5. Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups (2012)
An all-new Disney holiday classic is born – Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever – Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble – it’s perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville’s boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong – the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Written by Paws
Director: Robert Vince
6. Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas! (2011)
Teddy Duncan’s middle-class family embarks on a road trip from their home in Denver to visit Mrs. Duncans Parents, the Blankenhoopers, in Palm Springs. When they find themselves stranded between Denver and Utah, they try to hitch a ride to Las Vegas with a seemingly normal older couple in a station wagon from Roswell, New Mexico. It turns out that the couple believes they are the victims of alien abduction. The Duncan’s must resort to purchasing a clunker Yugo to get to Utah, have their luggage stolen in Las Vegas, and survive a zany Christmas with Grandpa and Grandma Blankenhooper.
Director: Arlene Sanford
7. The Search for Santa Paws (2010)
In the tradition of disney’s classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, The Search For Santa Paws. When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it’s up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn, her new friend Will, and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.
Director: Robert Vince
8. Santa Buddies (2009)
When Puppy Paws (the fun-loving son of Santa Paws) gets bored, he finds Budderball on Santa’s naughty list and figures he’s just the dog to show him how to be an ordinary pup. When the magical Christmas Icicle starts to melt however, and the world begins to forget the true meaning of the season, it’s up to Puppy Paws and his newfound Buddies to journey back to the North Pole and save Christmas.
Director: Robert Vince
9. A Christmas Carol (2009)
Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption.
Director: Robert Zemeckis
10. Snow Buddies (2008)
Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.
Director: Robert Vince
11. A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008)
When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to make a friends Christmas wish come true.
Director: Kirk R. Thatcher
12. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he’d never become Santa.
Director: Michael Lembeck
13. Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas (2004)
Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a great lesson about the power of friendship.
Director: Matthew O’Callaghan, Theresa Cullen, Peggy Holmes, Carole Holliday
14. Eloise at Christmastime (2003)
Eloise is a precocious but lovable six-year-old girl who lives in New York’s Plaza hotel. The owner of the hotel’s daughter is getting married, but Eloise decides she is marrying him for the wrong reasons and tries her hand at a spot of matchmaking, but will it work?
Director: Kevin Lima
15. Winnie the Pooh & Christmas Too (1991)
Pooh is so busy gathering up his friends’ wish lists for Santa that he forgets to include his own. After retrieving the list and adding his own desires, he realizes he’s late getting it where it needs to go. Off he goes to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, with pals Eeyore, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Christopher Robin missing him
Director: Jamie Mitchell
16. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin — also known as Santa Claus — finds out there’s an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to fulfill his obligations, or else he’ll be forced to give up his Yuletide gig.
Director: Michael Lembeck
17. Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year (2002)
It’s Christmastime in the Hundred Acre Wood and all of the gang is getting ready with presents and decorations. The gang makes a list of what they want for Christmas and send it to Santa Claus – except that Pooh forgot to ask for something. So he heads out to retrieve the letter and get it to Santa by Christmas…which happens to be tomorrow!
Director: Jamie Mitchell, Ed Wexler, Gary Katona
When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at the House of Mouse, including Pooh, Belle, Snow White, Cinderella, Ariel and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald mend his tattered Christmas spirit.
Director: Burny Mattinson, Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway
19. Twas the Night (2001)
A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa’s new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.
Director: Nick Castle
20. The Ultimate Christmas Present (2000)
A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out of control snowstorm.
Director: Greg Beeman
21. Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas (1999)
Mickey, Minnie, and their famous friends Goofy, Donald, Daisy and Pluto gather together to reminisce about the love, magic and surprises in three wonder-filled stories of Christmas past.
Director: Bradley Raymond, Jun Falkenstein, Toby Shelton, Bill Speers, Alex Mann
22. I’ll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
Estranged from his father, college student Jake is lured home to New York for Christmas with the promise of receiving a classic Porsche as a gift. When the bullying football team dumps him in the desert in a Santa suit, Jake is left without identification or money to help him make the journey. Meanwhile, his girlfriend, Allie, does not know where he is, and accepts a cross-country ride from Jake’s rival, Eddie.
Director: Arlene Sanford
23. The Santa Clause (1994)
Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa’s trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns he must become the new Santa and convince those he loves that he is indeed, Father Christmas.
Director: John Pasquin
24. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack’s rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.
Director: Henry Selick
25. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
Director: Brian Henson
26. The Christmas Star (1986)
Horace McNickle (Edward Asner) is a two-time felon serving prison time for counterfeiting. On the week before Christmas, he escapes from prison dressed as Santa Claus due to his uncanny resemblence to St. Nick resulting from his long white beard and heavyset features. McNickle hides out from the police in a nearby suburban neighborhood where he is befriended and helped by two local children who think he is the real Santa Claus. McNickle takes advantage of the kids naive ness to help him get his counterfeit money hidden somewhere in a local department store while he develops kind-hearted feelings for his two con victims that make him slowly understand the true nature of Christmas.
Director: Alan Shapiro
27. One Magic Christmas (1985)
Ginny Grainger, a young mother, rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie and Gideon, Ginny’s very own guardian angel.
Director: Phillip Borsos
28. Babes in Toyland (1961)
All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The “March Of The Wooden Soldiers” helps put Barnaby in his place, and ensures a “happily ever after” for Tom and Mary!
Director: Jack Donohue, Austen Jewell
29. Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady’s home make her decide to travel with him for a while.
Director: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske