Christmas Movies on DVD

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What's New?

These were the new Christmas DVD releases for the 2009 Christmas season.
Some were new to DVD, some are re-releases, and some are just new to this site.
I've noted which is which, with info about the re-releases.


An Avonlea Christmas (1998)

New to this site
Starring: Jackie Burroughs, Mag Ruffman, Zachary Bennett, Gema Zamprogna, Lally Cadeau, and Cedric Smith.

Special Features: (none)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Barry Manilow: Happy Holiday! (2003)

New to DVD!
Special Features: Join Barry and his special guests - Jose Feliciano and Cyndi Lauper - on the "A&E Live by Request" special, as he takes telephone requests from home viewers for their favorite Christmas songs, including 'Jingle Bells,' 'White Christmas,' 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,' 'It's Just Another New Year's Eve,' and more. Originally broadcast from New York City on a snowy December night in 2003.

Category: TV Specials



Christmas Angel (2009)

New to DVD!
Starring: KC Clyde, Kari Hawker, and Bruce Davison.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



A Christmas Carol (1923) &
Old Scrooge (1913)

New to this site
"Old Scrooge," Starring: Seymour Hicks, William Lugg, Leedham Bantock, and J.C. Buckstone.
"A Christmas Carol," Starring: Russell Thorndike, Nina Vanna, Jack Denton, and Forbes Dawson

Special Features: Production stills slideshow.

Category: Scrooge Movies



A Christmas Carol (1954)

New to DVD!
Starring: Fredric March and Basil Rathbone.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Scrooge Movies



The Christmas Choir (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Jason Gedrick, Marianne Farley, and Rhea Perlman.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



The Christmas Clause (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Lea Thompson, Andrew Airlie, and Laura Mennell.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Home for Christmas (1990)

New to DVD!
Starring: Mickey Rooney, Simon Richards, Lesley Kelly, Chantellesse Kent, and Noah Plener.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Christmas in Wonderland (2007)

New to DVD!
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Chris Kattan, Carmen Electra, and Tim Curry.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Christmas Story (2007)

New to DVD!
Starring: Katherine Borowitz, Kari V��n�nen, John Turturro, Noah Emmerich, and Minna Haapkyla.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



A Christmas Tale (2008)
(Criterion Collection)

New to DVD!
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Anne Consigny, Mathieu Amalric, and Melvil Poupaud.

Special Features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer, supervised by director Arnaud Desplechin - L�aim�e, Desplechin's 2007 documentary about the selling of his family home; New documentary featuring interviews with Desplechin and actors Mathieu Amalric and Catherine Deneuve; Original theatrical trailers; New and improved English subtitle translation; and a booklet featuring an essay by critic Philip Lopate.

Category: Comedy & Drama



Christmas Town (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Nicole de Boer, Patrick Muldoon, Garry Chalk, and Gig Morton.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Christmas Vacation (1989)
(Ultimate Collector's Edition)

Re-release*
Starring: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki, Doris Roberts, John Randolph, Diane Ladd, and E.G. Marshall.

*DVD Features: Only thing new in this set is a bundle of goodies, but no new features are on the DVD itself. The goodies are: Griswold santa hat with Marty Moose on the brim, Set of four coasters, Marty Moose snow powder, and a "I Survived a Griswold Family Christmas" button.

The Special Features carried over from the previous release are: Theatrical trailer and Audio commentary with Randy Quaid, Beverly D'Angelo, Johnny Galecki, Miriam Flynn, Director Jermemiah Chechik, and Producer Matty Simmons.

Category: Comedy & Drama



Christmas with the King Family

New to DVD!
Special Features: Featuring Grammy-nominated, big band era greats The King Sisters; guitar virtuoso Alvino Rey; film favorite Robert Clarke; the King Cousins featuring '60s sweetheart Tina Cole (of My Three Sons fame); the King Kiddies; and all the aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters that make up "America s First Family of Song." As a bonus, the 1967 Christmas Show is included in its entirety, featuring a surprise reunion between King Sister Alyce and her son, home from U.S. Army service.

Category: TV Specials



Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas (2009)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Davey and Goliath's Snowboard Christmas (2004)

Re-release
Special Features: Behind-the-scenes featurette, Hansen Family Portraits, and DVD-ROM word search games.

Category: Animation/Kids



Doctor Who: The Next Doctor (2008 Christmas Special)

New to DVD!
Starring: David Tennant and David Morrissey.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: TV Specials



The Dog Who Saved Christmas (2009)

New to DVD!
Starring: Dean Caine, Gary Valentine, and Mario Lopez.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Dora's Christmas

Re-release
Special Features: (TBA)

Also available in a Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure/Dora's Christmas two pack.

Category: Animation/Kids



Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure (2009)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Also available in a Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure/Dora's Christmas two pack.

Category: Animation/Kids and Scrooge Movies



Fallen Angel (2003)

New to this site
(Out of print)

Starring: Gary Sinise and Joley Richardson.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama

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Four Christmases (2008)
New to DVD!
Starring: Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, with Jon Favreau, Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Jon Voight, Mary Steenburgen, Dwight Yoakam, and Tim McGraw.

Special Features: (None)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Fraggle Rock:
A Merry Fraggle Holiday

New to DVD!
Special Features: Includes three episodes from the series: "The Bells of Fraggle Rock," "The Grapes of Generosity," and "The Perfect Blue Rollie," and also: Animated episode "The Great Fraggle Freeze," Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Sing-Along, A Look at Jim Henson's "The Christmas Toy," Traveling Matt's Holiday Trivia. and a holiday game.

Category: Animation/Kids



Gotta Catch Santa Claus

New to DVD!
Starring: William Shatner

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Holiday TV Comedy Collection

New to DVD!
Special Features: Includes a holiday episode from the following recent TV shows: The Office, 30 Rock, House, Monk, and Psych.

Category: TV Specials



Holidaze: The Christmas That Almost Didn't Happen (2007)

New to this site
Starring: Fred Savage, Fred Willard, Edie McClurg, Jon O'Hurley, Gladys Knight, Paul Rodriguez, Emily Osment, and Cole Sprouse & Dylan Sprouse.

Special Features: (none)

Category: Animation/Kids



Home for Christmas (1990)

New to DVD!
Starring: Mickey Rooney, Simon Richards, Lesley Kelly, Chantellesse Kent, and Noah Plener.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (2003)

Re-release
Special Features: Bonus cartoon: "Happy New Year, Charlie Brown" and an all-new featurette, "Sibling Rivalry: Growing Up Van Pelt" about how Charles Schulz came up with the character Rerun Van Pelt, Lucy and Linus' younger brother.

Category: Animation/Kids



It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Its A Very Sunny Christmas (2009)

New to DVD!
Special Features: Deleted Scenes, Making-Of Featurette, and Sunny Sing-A-Long.

Category: TV Specials



A Jersey Christmas (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: James Villemaire, Nicole Vicius, Chance Kelly, and Anitha Gandhi.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Last of the Summer Wine: Christmas Specials 1978-1982

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: TV Specials



The Littles: Christmas Special

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Make the Yuletide Gay (2009)

New to DVD!
Starring: Keith Jordan, Adamo Ruggiero, Hallee Hirsh, Kelly Keaton, and Derek Long.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Max & Ruby: A Very Merry Christmas Collection

New to this site
Special Features: Includes the two holiday DVDs Max & Ruby's Christmas and A Merry Bunny Christmas and also "Max & Ruby's Christmas Tree" book.

Category: Animation/Kids



The Merry Gentleman (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Michael Keaton, Kelly MacDonald, William Dick, Bobby Cannavale, and Tom Bastounes.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Sort-of Christmas Movies



Merry Madagascar (2009)
(Walmart Exclusive)

New to DVD!
Special Features: Features sneak peeks in the featurettes: "How To Train Your Dragon: The Next 3D Adventure from DreamWorks Animation"; "Shrek's Broadway Musical Debut" and "Po's 'Kung Fu Panda' Virtual World".

Category: Animation/Kids

Available at Walmart.com
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Merry Sitcom! Christmas Classics from TV's Golden Age

New to DVD!
Special Features: Includes a holiday episode from the following classic TV shows: Bewitched, That Girl, Father Knows Best, The Flying Nunn, McHale's Navy, and The Donna Reed Show.

Category: TV Specials



Mickey Mouse Clubhouse:
Choo-Choo Express (2009)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)

Re-release*
Special Features: Also includes the animated shorts: "The Small One," "Pluto's Christmas Tree," and "Santa's Workshop."

*Note: This is the fourth time that Mickey's Christmas Carol has been released on DVD. Other releases are: Mickey's Magical Christmas, Walt Disney Treasures' Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Vol. 2 and Classic Cartoon Favorites, Vol. 9. Personally, I highly recommend purchasing Mickey Mouse in Living Color, Vol. 2 for the short, as it is the only version on DVD in anamorphic widescreen and also includes the original "Making of" documentary with interviews and behind-the-scenes footage of the late Wayne Allwine, the voice of Mickey.

Category: "Scrooge" Movies and Animation/Kids



A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Candace Cameron Bure, Tom Arnold, Christopher Wiehl, and Barbara Niven.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns, and Warren Christie.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



A Muppet's Christmas:
Letters To Santa (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Richard Griffiths, Jane Krakowski, Nathan Lane, and Uma Thurman.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



National Geographic: Animal Holiday (1997)
(Special Edition)

Re-release
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



The National Tree (2009)

New to DVD!
Starring: Andrew Mccarthey, Evan Williams, Kari Matchett, and Paula Brancati.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Luis Guzman, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, Freddy Rodriguez.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



One Foot in the Grave: The Christmas Specials

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: TV Specials



The Penguins Whacked Out Holiday DVD (2005)

New to this site
(Out of print)

Special Features: Features the short film "Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper" and also: classic holiday songs sung by The Penguins, holiday printables (DVD ROM), Penguin Commentary, "Meet the Penguins of Central Park Zoo," and more.

Category: Animation/Kids

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Pippi Longstocking:
Pippi's Christmas (1998)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
(Those Aren't Pillows Edition)

*Re-release
Starring: Steve Martin and John Candy.

Special Features: Getting There is Half the Fun: The Story of Planes Trains and Automobiles, John Hughes for Adults. A Tribute to John Candy, Deleted Scene: "Airplane Food".

*Since the previous release was bare-bones, this is an easy upgrade, if you're a fan of the movie.

Category: Sort-of Christmas Movies



Santa Apprentice (2006)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



Santa Buddies (2009)

New to DVD!
Starring: George Wendt, Christopher Lloyd, Danny Woodburn, Paul Rae, and Michael Teigen.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



Scruff: A Christmas Tale (2005)

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids



The Secret of the Nutcracker (2007)

New to DVD!
Starring: Brian Cox, Janelle Jorde, Helene Joy, Tom Carey, and Brendan Meyer.

Special Features: Behind the Scenes with Production, Behind the Scenes with Otis the Owl, The Secret of an Alberta Summer, and The Secret of an Alberta Winter.

Category: Comedy & Drama



The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

New to this site
Starring: James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan.

Special Features: "A New Romance of Celluloid" featurette, "The Miracle of Sound," Theatrical trailers for this and its remakes: In the Good Old Summertime and You've Got Mail, "A Great Story is Worth Retelling," and Production Notes.

Category: Old Classics



Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008)

New to DVD!
Starring: Tom Cavanagh and Ashley Williams.

Special Features: (TBA)

Also available in a Snow/Snow 2 double feature.

Category: Comedy & Drama



TCM Greatest Classic Films Collection: Holiday

New to DVD!
Special Features: Includes four DVDs (all available seperately as well): Christmas in Connecticut, A Christmas Carol (1938), The Shop Around the Corner, and It Happened on 5th Avenue.

Category: Old Classics



Touched by an Angel:
Inspiration Collection - Holiday

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: TV Specials



Where God Left His Shoes (2007)

New to DVD!
Starring: John Leguizamo, Leonor Varela, David Castro, Jerry Ferrara, and Samantha M. Rose.

Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Comedy & Drama



White Christmas (1954)
(Anniversary Edition)

*Re-release
Starring: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen.

Special Features: Backstage Stories from White Christmas, Rosemary's Old Kentucky Home, Bing Crosby: Christmas Crooner, Danny Kaye: Joy to the World, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, White Christmas: From Page to Stage, Commentary by Rosemary Clooney, White Christmas: A Look Back with Rosemary Clooney, Original Theatrical Trailer, and Theatrical Re-Release Trailer.

*This is the first time the movie has been released as a two-disc special edition.

Category: Old Classics



Wow! Wow! Wubbzy's Christmas Adventure

New to DVD!
Special Features: (TBA)

Category: Animation/Kids

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