10 Fantasy Christmas Movies That Don’t Feature Santa Claus

Santa is seen to be one of the key figures of Christmas and he finds a way to appear in every Christmas movie.

10 Fantasy Christmas Movies That Don't Feature Santa Claus
10 Fantasy Christmas Movies That Don’t Feature Santa Claus

However, some movies showcase the aura of Christmas without featuring the Christmas figure. Check out the top 10 Fantasy Christmas Movies That Don’t Feature Santa Claus.

10 Fantasy Christmas Movies That Don’t Feature Santa Claus

Without contradiction and doubt and contradiction, Santa Clause is one of the most prominent characters of Christmas. However, these movies prove that Christmas still maintains its without Santa.

Here are some top movies that passed their message properly without using Santa.

Reisen til julestjernen (1976)

On Christmas Eve, a small princess from a small kingdom in Adventureland goes missing. She’s gone in search of the Christmas Star. The Queen follows, and the King curses the Christmas Star, causing it to vanish for years until Sonja arrives.

How Sarah Got Her Wings (2015)

Good Samaritan Sarah Fitzpatrick dies in a car accident just before Christmas and wakes up in the lobby of Heaven. She is surprised to discover that her name is not on the reservation list. She is, however, given the opportunity to return to Earth as an “angel in training,” with the requirement that she assist a soul in need. Sarah has 12 days before Christmas to secure her place on the list, leaving her in a race for her afterlife.

The Star (2017)

This movie is about a small but brave donkey and his fellow animal friends and how they become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas.

Scrooge (1970)

This is a musical retelling of Charles Dickens’s classic novel about an old bitter man that is taken on a journey to self-redemption through several mysterious experiences.

The Nativity Story (2005)

This is a story from the Bible. It is a movie about how the entrance of Jesus into Mary and Joseph’s house and how they journeyed into Jerusalem.

The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

This is the story of a debonair angel who came into the lives of a Bishop and his wife. This personality comes to help them raise money for the church.

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)

Jingle Jangle is a holiday story about an eccentric toymaker, his daring granddaughter, and a magical invention that has the power to change their lives forever and bring an imaginary world to life.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)

In the Nutcracker of 2018, a young girl is transported into the magical world of Gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

This movie was directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston and it stars Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren

Jack Frost (1998)

Jack Frost is about a father who is unable to keep to his promises and dies in a car accident. After one year, he returns as a snowman with a chance to make things right with his son before saying his final goodbye. Jack Frost was directed by Troy Miller and it stars Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Joseph Cross, and Mark Addy.

The Family Man (2000)

The family man is about a fast-lane investment broker that is offered an opportunity to see how the other half lives. He wakes up to see that his girlfriend has become his wife and his sports car has become a minivan.

Other amazing Christmas Movies without Santa Clause

Here are some other movies you should watch this Christmas, they do not feature Santa Clause.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

This is a Christmas movie you won’t forget. It is about a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all the citizens of the village.

Journey Back to Christmas (2016 TV Movie)

In this movie, a WWII-era nurse is transported in time to the year 2016. She meets a man who helps her to discover the bonds of family and how the true meaning of Christmas is timeless. This movie reveals the true essence of Christmas.

 Batman Returns (1992)

While Batman is dealing with a deformed man posing as the Penguin who is wreaking havoc across Gotham with the help of a cruel businessman, a female employee of the latter becomes the Cat-woman with her own revenge.

Shazam! (2019)

This movie surely does not sound like a Christmas movie, right? It is about a newly fostered young boy searching for his mother. Instead of finding her, he finds some superpowers and soon gains his own powerful enemy.

Scrooged (1988)

I am sure this movie always finds its way into every top Christmas list. Scrooged is about a selfish and cynical television executive who is haunted by three different spirits.

Krampus (I) (2015)

This is one terrifying Christmas horror movie. It is about a boy who has had a bad Christmas but accidentally summons a festive demon to his family’s house.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

Gremlins two was directed by Joe Dante, and Chuck Jones and it stars Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Howie Mandand el, and Tony Randall. The Gremlins return to take control of the New York City Media high-tech skyscraper.

Gremlins (1984)

The first version of the Gremlins shows the story of a young man who breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of mischievous monsters in their small town.

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

This is a story of an artificially made man who was improperly and incompletely constructed. He has scissors for his hands and leads a solitary life. he meets a lady one day and she introduces him to her world, a turnaround of events for him.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

It’s a wonderful life that talks about the true essence of life.  here, an angel is sent from haven to help a frustrated businessman by showing him what life would be like without him.


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