Christmas time is here, which means it is time to breakout all of your Christmas decorations, movies, sweaters, gifts, and more! One of the best ways to get into the holiday spirit is by curling up on the couch with some hot chocolate, popcorn, and watch a classic Christmas movie. There are so many Christmas movies out there, so you honestly can’t go wrong with whichever movie you decide to watch. There are some that will make you laugh, and some will make you cry, but all of them are filled with the classic Christmas songs and themes. If you are stuck and are looking for movie suggestions, we’ve got you covered! Get ready for a Christmas-filled night with one of these Christmas movies. Don’t forget the popcorn, hot chocolate and snacks to go with it! 🙂
There is no better way to get in the holiday spirit than by watching “Elf!” This movie is one of the most popular Christmas movies watched every single year, and is perfect to watch with your family, friends, significant other, neighbors, etc. No matter how many times you have seen this movie, it never gets old, and the jokes get even more hilarious than the first time! Buddy The Elf is such a Christmas icon, and his life transition from the North Pole to New York is always so entertaining to watch. Get ready to quote the movie throughout the entire holiday season!
“Polar Express” is another classic Christmas movie that you have to watch to get in the holiday spirit! This movie is based off of the Polar Express book, which is the story of a young boy that takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole. During his train ride, he goes on a journey of self-discovery and realization, and he learns what it means to believe. This movie will bring you back to your childhood, and when you believed in Santa Claus. Cuddle up on the couch with your younger siblings, cousins, nieces and nephews, and watch the magical story unfold!
3.”How the Grinch Stole Christmas”
The Grinch is another classic Christmas icon during the holiday season. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is adapted from a story written by Dr. Seuss, and based on a green Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens in town. Although, the Grinch is not very successful, as Cindy Lou Who teaches him what Christmas is all about. The movie has a sweet ending, and of course, is filled with lots of Christmas joy. Be sure to watch this movie this winter! You can even head to the your local movie theater this winter to see the new release of the movie!
4.”Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
“Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is an old-school holiday classic, that you have to watch this year! No matter how many times you have seen this movie, you can’t celebrate Christmas without watching this movie. Watch this movie and see Rudolph’s journey to become Santa’s number one reindeer. This movie is filled with so many Christmas songs that are so fun to sing along to and will get you in the Christmas spirit. It never gets old!
5.”Frosty the Snowman”
Oh Frosty the Snowman! He is our favorite snowman throughout the holiday season. This classic movie is on repeat every day throughout Christmas time, and is always everyone’s favorite movie to watch. Not only is the movie filled with a great storyline, but it is also packed with so many fun Christmas songs, too! After watching the movie, you will want to go out to the snow and make your own Frosty. Just don’t be sad when he melts away… He will come back one day!
6.”Miracle on 34th Street” (1994)
Of all of the Christmas movies that are about believing in Santa Claus, “Miracle on 34th Street” is the best one to watch. This movie is a remake of the original movie made in the 1940’s, and is based on a sweet, young girl that is trying to convince her mother than Santa Claus is real. The young girl’s attempt to prove to her mother that Santa is real is a prime example of the power of believing. This movie will also bring you back to your childhood and when you were so excited about Santa Claus.
7.”A Christmas Prince”
If you are looking for a Christmas chick flick to watch, then “A Christmas Prince” is exactly what you are looking for. An American journalist, named Amber, is sent abroad to investigate a story about a charming prince who will be taking the throne. Amber disguises herself as the Prince’s little sister’s tutor, in order to get the scoop on Richard and his journey to the throne. As Amber spends more time with Richard and his family, she learns so much about the family, and even starts to fall in love with Richard. As the story unfolds, Amber must decide between her relationship with Richard or her career as a journalist. This sweet rom-com is perfect to watch with your besties.
You know what they say, Christmas time is one of the most romantic times of the year. “Love Actually” is a movie that is, well, full of love! This movie is filled with nine intersecting love stories, all of which examine that love is the one thing in life that connects us all together. This movie, which is arguably the best holiday rom-com ever, is guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and give you all the ‘feels’ while watching. This movie is a reminder that love is all around us, and to spread love to everyone.
This movie is perfect to watch if you are looking for a Christmas movie that will give you some good laughs. The movie is all about a young boy named Kevin, who is home alone and trying to defend his house against two burglars. The antics that Kevin uses to try to defend his house are hilarious and will make you laugh! If you love the movie and want more, check out “Home Alone 2” and “Home Alone 3.”
10.Disney’s “A Christmas Carol”
Get in the holiday spirit by watching Disney’s “A Christmas Carol.” This movie is Disney’s version of Charles Dickens’ classic story, about three ghosts who make the grumpy Scrooge discover the true meaning of Christmas. After watching this movie, you will be reminded about what is most important in life, and what to focus on this holiday season. This is a great movie to watch with the family!
Which Christmas movies are you looking forward to watching this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!