Hanukkah Movies and TV Shows to Watch All 8 Nights

These Hanukkah movies will have you feeling festive!

The holidays are all about spending quality time with the family, and a big cozy movie night is one of the best ways to get everyone involved. This season, gather everyone on the sofa (don't forget the stovetop popcorn and mugs of hot cocoa!) for a Hanukkah movie night. Whether you choose a Hanukkah-centric movie or an appropriately-themed episode of your favorite TV show, there are plenty of options the whole family will enjoy.

Choose a heartwarming flick like Full-Court Miracle, or get everyone laughing with 'Little Fockers.' Of course, it wouldn't be the holiday season without the annual viewing of The One With the Holiday Armadillo, in which the cast of Friends tries to teach Ross' son about the Hanukkah story (which, oddly enough, includes Superman and a Holiday Armadillo).

We've rounded up our favorite Hanukkah movies and shows so you can watch one each night of Hanukkah.

01 of 08

'Little Fockers'

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Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand and Ben Stiller star in this sequel to Meet the Parents and Meet the Fockers, which is all about a family gathering for the holidays. If you could use a laugh this season, gather the family and pop this one in the DVD player.

02 of 08

'Hitched for the Holidays'

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With Hanukkah approaching, two singles find each other online and make a pact to pretend they're an item in an effort to please their families at the holidays. But in typical Hallmark fashion, fake romance leads to real romance.

03 of 08

'Full-Court Miracle'

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This Disney Channel original Hanukkah movie features a team of school boys who are desperate to win a basketball game. They recruit a former college basketball player to coach their team and help them win the school tournament. It's full of Hanukkah metaphors and feel-good messages.

04 of 08

'Eight Crazy Nights'

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When Adam Sandler's character messes up one too many times, he finds himself in court facing a judge. Luckily, the judge is feeling generous because of the holiday season, so Sandler's only task is to coach a youth basketball program—although it doesn't go quite as planned.

05 of 08

'Mistletoe & Menorahs'

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When a Christmas-celebrating toy executive finds out she needs to learn more about Hanukkah (and fast), she recruits a Hanukkah-celebrating friend of a friend to teach her all about the season. But because this is a Hallmark flick, the pair connect on more than just the holiday spirit.

06 of 08

'All I Want Is Christmas '

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In this heartwarming feel-good movie, a Jewish little boy is en route to Florida when he meets another boy on his way to Christmastown, Washington. Curious about each other's traditions, the two boys swap tickets and experience another side to the holiday season.

Hanukkah TV Show Episodes

07 of 08

'The Best Chrismukkah Ever'

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In this episode of The OC, Ryan is a guest in the Cohen household and learns about Hanukkah for the first time as Seth puts together a 'Chrismukkah' event for his split-holiday household.

08 of 08

'The One with the Holiday Armadillo'

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This classic Friends episode is one to re-watch every year. Ross decides to teach his son about Hanukkah, but he's discouraged when Ben's only interest is in Santa Claus. The whole Friends gang teams up to give a sweet (and not totally accurate) lesson on the Hanukkah story.

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