Highest Grossing Christmas Films are always good to have a peek at as the festive season begins.
The Grinch hits the top spot, with Home Alone at number 2.
And then Home Alone 2 comes in at 3!
Die Hard is in at 18 AND IT IS AN XMAS FILM!
The Grinch history
The Grinch typically refers to the character created by Dr. Seuss in the 1957 children’s book titled “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” The Grinch is a green, grouchy creature who despises the Christmas season and tries to steal Christmas from the Whos in Whoville. The character has become an iconic symbol of anti-Christmas sentiment.
There have been various adaptations of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” over the years, but one of the most notable is the 1966 animated television special produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and directed by Chuck Jones. In this version, Boris Karloff provides the voice for both the narrator and the Grinch.
Another well-known adaptation is the live-action film titled “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000), directed by Ron Howard and starring Jim Carrey as the Grinch. This film expands on the original story and provides more background on the Grinch’s character.
Additionally, Illumination released an animated version titled “The Grinch” in 2018, featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of the Grinch. This adaptation also adds some new elements to the classic story.
Each version of “The Grinch” has its own unique take on the beloved Dr. Seuss character, and they continue to be enjoyed by audiences during the holiday season.
Highest Grossing Christmas Films
According to Wikipedia these are the highest grossing Christmas films.