A Charlie Brown Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Christmastime is here. Happiness and cheer. And for Peanuts fans everywhere, it just wouldn't be Christmas without this classic holiday delight. Christmas lights may be twinkling red and green, but Charlie Brown has the Yuletide blues.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1965
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000
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Common Sense Media Editors
Common Sense Media

The Peanuts gang in a classic Christmas special.

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Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

A true classic in every sense of the word!

Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

The one irreplaceable Christmas special.

Sean Axmaker

... a funny and tender and joyous celebration of the holiday spirit and still one of the most beloved Christmas specials...

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

It's truly wonderful; even followers of Zoroaster can dig it. The choreography is particularly spiffy.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The result is poignant and provides an appealing lesson about the true meaning of Christmas.

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Scott Weinberg

One of the childhood favorites that still holds up thirty years later.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Seeing as how this is one of my absolute favorite Christmas films of all time, I could easily ramble on about it for hours, but just for the sake of time, let… More
Michael Edwards
this movie is so simple but it conveys so much in terms of a christmas movie and now its one of the most praised christmas specials of all time and i think its… More
Red Lats
I've seen this many times since 1965. It is to the point where I know exactly what is coming in the next scene, but I don't mind watching it each… More
Luke Baldock
A holiday classic. You may be surprised to find that this short cartoon is one of the most mature and accurate depictions of Christmas. The humor is also well… More
Jim Careter
Not a movie, but a classic
Aj V
Not my favourite Christmas movie, but I'd watch it if it was on TV. It's pretty funny for the most part, but the story isn't great. Overall… More