Christmastime is filled with joy and excitement. This time of the year is perfect to spend quality time curled up with the family watching movies. Here is a list of Christmas movies your family will love!
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn
This classic movie is about a kind old man (Kris Kringle), hired by Macy’s Department Store to play Santa Claus. Mr Kingle claims to be the one and only Santa Claus. The woman who hired him, Doris and her daughter Susan do not believe in Santa so Kris vows to change their minds. Kris is eventually put on trial for insanity but lawyer Fred Gailey represents him and is determine to prove that he is in fact the one and only.
It’s a Wonderful Life (1947)
James Stewart, Henry Travers
This is another classic that makes Christmas complete! After George’s savings and loan is in trouble, the threat of Mr. Potter taking over the town, and the possibility of George going to jail he considers suicide on Christmas Eve. Before he goes through with it an angel, Clarence, appears to help him by showing him what life for his loved ones would be like without him. This is a heartwarming story for the entire family.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
When Charlie Brown is upset over all the materialism during Christmas he decides to direct the school pageant to find the true meaning of Christmas and show everyone but has struggles along the way.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)
The Grinch is upset at the thought of the town Whoville having a joyful Christmas. The Grinch plots to steal all things Christmas in the town and ruin it.
Polar Express (2004)
Tom Hanks, Leslie Zemeckis, Eddie Deezen
On Christmas Eve a boy who has doubts get on a magical train headed on an exciting journey to the North Pole. During his travels and adventure he learns the importance of “believing”.
Home Alone (1990)
Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci
Kevin McCallister, an 8 year old, is mistakenly left behind by his family when they leave for a Holiday vacation to Paris. Kevin has a blast being home alone until he discovers that 2 burglars are planning to break into his home on Christmas Eve. Kevin has to find a way to stop them so he sets traps throughout his house for when they attempt their robbery.
The Santa Claus (1994)
Tim Allen, Eric Llyod
After Santa falls off the roof of Scott Calvin’s home he puts on the Santa suit which turns him into Santa. Despite trying to stop this from occurring he has no choice to accept the position!
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)
David Huddleston, Dudley Moore, John Lithgow
This movie is about how Santa came to be hundreds of years ago. The movie then moves forward to the present time (1980’s) where an elf leaves the North Pole to prove to Santa that he is a good elf but unknowingly gets involved with a businessman who wants to take over Christmas.