50 Christmas Movie Quiz Questions and Answers

Does anything get you in the festive spirit quite like Christmas movies?

Here at KwizzBit HQ, we don’t think so. There’s so much variety, it’s impossible not to get in the festive mood. Timeless classics like ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘Miracle on 34th Street’. Hilarious comedies like ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Elf’. Animated masterpieces like ‘The Grinch’ or ‘The Snowman’. And who could forget the controversial inclusions to the Christmas movie list? We’re looking at you ‘Die Hard’.

As the Christmas period gets closer (and it becomes socially acceptable to watch these movies), we’re giving you the early gift of 50 Christmas movie quiz questions and answers to supercharge your Christmas spirit.

Play with your friends and family, brush up on your festive movie trivia solo, or host a quiz for your work’s Christmas party. We’re experts at the last one, so let us know if you need our help.

If you’re feeling extra festive, try unwrapping our other trivia gifts. Start with our Christmas music quiz questions and then move on to our big festive Christmas quiz!

But first, let’s see how you get on with these Christmas movie quiz questions and answers. Good luck!

Christmas Movie Quiz Questions and Answers


    1. In what decade was ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ released?
    2. In ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’, what do the Dursleys give Harry for Christmas?
    3. What is the name of the Grinch’s dog?
    4. Which 2006 Christmas film sees Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz swap homes, and meet new romantic partners in Jude Law and Jack Black?
    5. ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ is set in which US city?
    6. Who plays Juliet in ‘Love Actually’?
    7. Name the two villains in ‘Home Alone’.
    8. Which action movie had an undercover cocaine deal take place at a Christmas tree shop?
    9. Which rockstar performed the song ‘Rockin’ On Top of the World’ in the ‘The Polar Express’?
    10. What are the names of the two main characters in ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’?
    11. In ‘The Santa Clause’, what was Scott’s job before he became Santa?
    12. What does Dan Aykroyd hide in his Santa costume in ‘Trading Places’?
    13. According to Buddy the Elf, how many main food groups do elves have?
    14. What is the name of the town in ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’?
    15. In what year was the movie ‘Last Christmas’ released?
    16. Which 1982 animated Christmas film is only 27 minutes long?
    17. In ‘Love Actually’, Billy Mack celebrates his single reaching number one at a party hosted by who?
    18. What was the name of Santa’s jet turbine engine sled in Elf?
    19. Who directed Disney’s 2009 animated version of ‘A Christmas Carol’?
    20. Which singer performs her single ‘Wrecking Ball’ in ‘The Night Before’?
    21. ‘Falling for Christmas’ is a 2022 Christmas movie starring which noughties teen actress?
    22. What are the names of Santa Claus’s two sons in the movie ‘Arthur Christmas’?
    23. What is the name of the donkey in ‘The Star’?
    24. What are the names of Clark’s two kids in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation?
    25. How many guardians are there originally in ‘Rise of the Guardians’ before Jack joins them?
    26. In which Christmas movie does Stacy enter a prestigious baking competition in the Kingdom of Belgravia?
    27. Why does Buddy from ‘Deck the Halls’ start decorating his house in lights?
    28. In ‘Olaf’s Frozen Adventure’ what is he looking for?
    29. In what year was ‘Home Alone’ released?
    30. Who plays Scrooge in ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’?
    31. In Batman Returns, what does Batman tell Catwoman can be deadly if you eat it?
    32. What is featured on Mark Darcy’s Christmas jumper in ‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’?
    33. In which 1988 action film does ‘Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!’ famously play at the end of?
    34. What is Santa Clause known as in ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’?
    35. ‘Get Santa’, starring Jim Broadbent, was mainly filmed in which UK county?
    36. What animal is the main character in the ‘Santa Paws’ film series?
    37. Which action actor starred in ‘Jingle All The Way’?
    38. What type of Santa did Billy Bob Thornton play in the 2003 movie?
    39. Bela Lugosi voiced the Grinch in the 1966 animated feature. True or false?
    40. In which Christmas movie does Donald Trump cameo in?
    41. What were the ‘Mean Girls’ dressed up as for their high school talent show?
    42. In what fictional country is ‘A Christmas Prince’ set?
    43. Which comedy actor played Fred Claus?
    44. What is the highest grossing Christmas movie of all time?
    45. In what year was Tim Allen’s ‘The Santa Clause’ first released?
    46. What type of shop do Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks run in ‘You’ve Got Mail’?
    47. What is the name of the main character in ‘A Christmas Story’ who wants an air rifle for Christmas?
    48. ‘Krampus’ is a Christmas-themed horror movie based on German folklore. True or false?
    49. What Disney movie do the Gremlins watch in the cinema?
    50. What is John McClane’s catchphrase in ‘Die Hard’?

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  1. 1940s
  2. 50 pence
  3. Max
  4. The Holiday
  5. New York
  6. Kiera Knightley
  7. Marv and Harry
  8. Lethal Weapon
  9. Steven Tyler
  10. Jack Skellington and Sally
  11. Toy Salesman
  12. A smoked salmon
  13. 4
  14. Bedford Falls
  15. 2019
  16. The Snowman
  17. Elton John
  18. The Kringle 3000
  19. Robert Zemeckis
  20. Miley Cyrus
  21. Lindsay Lohan
  22. Arthur and Steven
  23. Bo
  24. Audrey and Rusty
  25. 4
  26. The Princess Switch
  27. So you can see his house from space
  28. Christmas traditions
  29. 1990
  30. Michael Caine
  31. Mistletoe
  32. Rudolph the Reindeer
  33. Die Hard
  34. Sandy Claws
  35. Yorkshire
  36. A dog
  37. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  38. Bad
  39. False
  40. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  41. Santa
  42. Aldovia
  43. Vince Vaughn
  44. The Grinch
  45. 1994
  46. Bookshop
  47. Ralphie Parker
  48. True
  49. Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs
  50. Yippee ki-yay!

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