It’s the season for a merry movie marathon with AMC’s annual Best Christmas Ever. AMC Networks has announced its Best Christmas Ever 2022 slate, a month-long celebration of more than 62 titles and more than 622 hours of programming for the holiday season, airing November 27 through December 25. In December, AMC will be the exclusive cable channel of seasonal favorites like Eleven, National Lampoon’s Christmas holiday, Celebrate Christmas, Fred Clausand The North Pole on purpose. The cable channel will also air fan-favorite movies such as Miracle on 34th Street and Planes Trains and Carsalong with beloved Rankin/Bass titles such as Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July and The year without Sinterklaas.
Read on below for the AMC Best Christmas Ever 2022 programming list and the AMC Christmas movies marathon schedule.
AMC Best Christmas Ever 2022 Programming List
Holiday movie titles
12 dates of Christmas
The Apology (AMC+ EXCLUSIVE)
Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure
Christmas Bloody Christmas (AMC+ EXCLUSIVE)
The Christmas shoes
Christmas with the Campbells (AMC+ EXCLUSIVE)
Christmas with the Kranks
A Dennis The Menace Christmas
A different kind of Christmas
The family man
The First Christmas: The Story of the First Christmas Snow
Frosty’s winter wonderland
Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Jack Frost (1979)
Jack Frost (1998)
Legend of Frosty the Snowman
The Christmas gold of the gnomes
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
The Little Drummer Boy Book II
Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
National Lampoon’s Christmas holiday
Nestor, the long-eared Christmas donkey
The North Pole on purpose
Richie Rich’s Christmas wish
Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
Samantha: An American Girls Vacation
Keep Christmas Spirit (AMC+ EXCLUSIVE)
The Sons of Mistletoe
we’re going to grandma’s house
‘Twas the night before Christmas
Wish for Christmas
The year without Sinterklaas
Family Friendly Titles
Addam’s family values
The Addams family
The American President
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Ferris Bueller’s day off
The wide nature
The karate kid
Nanny McPhee returns
The nut track
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by nature
Planes, trains and cars
The princess bride
Sister Act 2: Back in the habit
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
AMC Best Christmas Ever 2022 Schedule: Movie Marathons
- “Christmas Magic Marathon” on November 28 with The First Christmas Snow, Frosty’s Winter Wonderland, Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July, Twas the Night Before Christmas, and Rudolph’s Shiny New Year.
- “Christmas With Candies” on November 29 with Planes, Trains and Cars, The Great Outdoors, Uncle Buck, and Space balls.
- “A Murray Christmas” on November 30 with some of Bill Murray’s classic films, including Ghostbusters, Ghostbuster II, Caddyshackand Groundhog Day.
- “Naughty or Nice Weekend” on December 3 through December 4 featuring Elf, Four Christmases, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Fred Claus, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Nanny McPhee, Nanny McPhee Returns, Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure, White Christmas, To Grandmother’s House We Go, Jack Frost (1979) and Dennis the Menace Christmas .
- “Happy 80s Marathon” on December 10 with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Great Outdoors, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, The Karated Kid, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.
- “Santa We Know Him!” on December 11 with Eleven, The Polar Express, The Year Without Santa Claus, Wonder on 34th Streetand Fred Claus.
- “What the elf?!” On December 17 with exclusive AMC titles Elf, Fred Claus and The Polar Express.
- “Holiday Hijinks” op December 18 of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Christmas with the Kranksand Planes, trains and cars.
- “Best Christmas everconcludes with the “Dear Christmas Marathon” on December 24 and 25 with a full line-up Elf, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Four Christmases, The Polar Express, Fred Claus, Christmas with the Kranks, Rankin/Bass titles, and White Christmas.
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