Christmas movies are dominant forces in theaters, and the proof is in the box office numbers. While TV specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer are regular favorites for many this time of year, watching a full-on feature film set during the holidays just feels extra special. Over the years, Christmas movies have grown to be lucrative ventures for movie studios. Hundreds of millions of dollars are to be made if a film connects with audiences and becomes an annual favorite. Perfect examples of this are the 10 top highest-grossing Christmas movies all-time, which have been calculated by The Numbers.
It should be noted that the following list isn't adjusted for inflation, so some older films, like White Christmas and National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation don't get that benefit. Also, films that aren't fully Christmas movies, like Die Hard and Iron Man 3, are not included. Scroll through to see the top 10 highest-grossing Christmas movies at the box office.