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Festive Films: Which Christmas Movie Made The Most Money?

Take a peek at the top five grossing Christmas films ever made.

By Cody LaGrow | December 23, 2015

'Tis the season to stare at screens.

Here's a look at the five top-earning Christmas films:

5. "Santa Clause 2" 

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4. "The Santa Clause"

The pair of films grossed a combined $284 million in the U.S.

3. "Elf": Buddy banked more than $173 million.

2. "The Polar Express" rolled in $10 million more than "Elf."

1. "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas" had a Who-bilation when it earned $260 million.


*If the plot of "Home Alone" focused on Christmas instead of crime fighting, it would win.

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