It can often be difficult to find a movie everyone will enjoy especially during the Christmas season. There are a wide array of movies to watch with your family this Christmas. I’ll list a few in this article and give a brief description without spoiling the ending. This year you will be ready to keep your family entertained with a great Christmas film!
5. Christmas Vacation
At number five we have Christmas Vacation starring Chevy Chase and Beverly DeAngelo. Follow the adventures of the Griswold family this holiday season as Clark and Ellen try to host a successful Christmas holiday. Relatives from all walks of life join them in this zany film. From Ellen’s lip waxing mother to the infamous cousin Eddie. From getting a Christmas tree to Christmas dinner you will bust a gut laughing. Be careful though as there are some words and scenes that may not be appropriate for younger viewers.
4. White Christmas
The Griswold’s may have had the happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny K but in this Christmas film Bing Crosby did tap dance with Danny K. Also starring Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen this movie will delight and amaze. It follow’s the heartwarming story of two veteran’s of World War II as they come back home and start a career as entertainers’ They meet a pair of sisters who also happen to be entertainer’s and hilarity ensues. Hear great songs, see great dance steps and laugh along the way.
3. Miracle On 34th Street
This hit from 1947 features Maureen O’ Hara, John Payne, and Edmund Guenn. When Santa Claus visits Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade he inadvertently ends up replacing the parades Santa Claus. Here he meet’s the lady in charge who happens to be a single mom with a young daughter. Along the way they teach each other lessons about life and believing in the impossible.
2. The Santa Claus
When divorced Dad Tim Allen spends Christmas with his son he accidentally causes ends up becoming the new Santa Claus. See his dramatic transformation into the pudgy, bearded, jolly man. He tries to fight it but you will have to watch to see how it ends up.
1. A Christmas Carol
Charles Dickens really hit the Christmas note right with this story. While many versions exist I prefer the version from 1984 with George C. Scott. See Scott play Ebeneezer Scrooge. His expressions are priceless and the dynamic he possesses make this movie a must-see.