For many of us, the Christmas season is the most wonderful time of the year, the time to get out the lights, put up the tree, blast the tunes, decorate, dance around the house, invite family over, sing carols, pop some popcorn and watch an interesting holiday movie.

That's why we will be helping you to fill up your holiday movie-watching calendar with the biggest Christmas films out there that can make for a good time for you and your family during this holiday season.

With more than 170 Christmas movies premiering this holiday season alone, we have compiled some of the biggest box-office hits that we bet will make a good watch during this season.

Our entries in this category are the 10 highest-grossing Christmas movies ever, according to data from Box Office Mojo, grossing hundreds of millions of dollars on their way to becoming timeless classics.

Since the turn of the century alone, seven Christmas movies have grossed more than $200 million at the worldwide box office, with four of those crossing the $300 million threshold.

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