10 Christmas Movies to watch during Holidays


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10 Best Christmas movies List

In case you missed it, December has here. And that means Christmas is just around the corner, which is one of the finest times of the year, in the words of one of the greatest Christmas songs ever. Although no one knows how much the temperature going to fall this holiday, but one thing is very certain cosy winters make it the perfect time to enjoy and binge-watch movies.

Below are the top 10 best Christmas movies that will make your holidays better,

10 Best Christmas movies List

10. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

It’s a Wonderful Life

Given his numerous issues, George Bailey is contemplating suicide, in the time of Christmas! We watch a flashback of George’s life as the angels talk about him. Clarence, George’s guardian angel, is saved by George just as he is about to leap over a bridge. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it were not for all of George’s good deeds throughout the years.

Available on: Amazon Prime

9. Home Alone (1990)

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Kevin McCallister, an annoying 8-year-old played by Macaulay Culkin, is forced to sleep in the attic by his mother Catherine O’Hara the night before the family travels to Paris. Kevin accidentally misses the McCallisters’ departure for the airport, and when he returns home to find the house vacant, he believes his yearning to be alone has been granted. The realization that he is the only one who can stop two con artists (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern) from robbing the McCallister residence dampens his excitement, though.
A classic comedy with a lot of fun and excitement, a perfect watch for the holidays.

Available on: Amazon Prime, Disney+

8. A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas (2011)

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Harold (John Cho) and Kumar (Kal Penn), two stoner friends, have grown apart and made new pals in the six years since their last journey. A mysterious parcel accidentally shows up on Kumar’s doorstep as everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays. Unfortunately, Kumar’s plan to deliver the box to Harold is disrupted, and with it, Harold’s father-in-law’s Christmas prize tree. The two’s quest across New York City for a substitute tree threatens to throw Christmas Eve through the sky.

Available on: Amazon Prime

7. Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 & 2000)

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
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The Grinch, a green hermit, has been residing with his pet dog, Max, in Mount Crumpit, which is located outside of Whoville. It soon becomes clear that the Grinch has exiled himself because he hates Christmas because he was humiliated by his former schoolmates for trying to win over his young crush. But Cindy Lou Who, the daughter of Lou and Betty Who, thinks the Grinch has some redeeming qualities. Cindy also realizes that Christmas should not be about materialism but rather about spending time with loved ones. The Grinch plans to spoil Christmas by dressing up as Santa in vengeance for being made fun of and for the public’s continuous desire for gifts.

Available on: Amazon Prime

6. Elf (2003)

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Will Ferrell’s character, Buddy, was raised as an adult among Santa’s elves after being accidentally sent to the North Pole as a toddler. Since he can’t get rid of the feeling that he doesn’t belong in there he left the north pole in the quest to find his real father, the adult Buddy travels to New York while dressed as an elf. As this happens Walter Hobbs, a cynical businessman played by James Caan turns out to be Buddy’s father. Once a DNA test establishes this, Walter grudgingly makes attempts to connect with the innocent Buddy, which results in more chaotic consequences.

Available on: Amazon Prime

5. A Christmas Story (1983)

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9-year-old Ralphie Parker only had one wish for Christmas: a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB rifle. His mother immediately fears that he may shoot out his eye when he mentions it at the dinner table. He then chooses the ideal theme for his teacher, but she responds in a manner similar to that of his mother. He has daydreams about being Red Ryder and catching the evil people. He receives many gifts on the big day, including a lovely gift from his aunt that his mother but what about the BB gun, though?

Don’t wait up to give the spoilers go and start watching.

Available on: Amazon Prime

4. The Polar Express

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This is the tale of a little hero child who travels on Christmas Eve night on a strong, magical train bound for the North Pole and the residence of Santa Claus. He sets out on a path of self-discovery on this ride, which demonstrates to him that the wonder of life never ceases for those who believe.

Based on the adored children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg, Tom Hanks and filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”; “Cast Away”) reconnect for “The Polar Express”.

Available on: Amazon Prime

3. Nightmare Before Christmas

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Although there is confusion about whether the movie is Halloween or Christmas-themed, nevertheless it can be an excellent watch for holidays.

The movie centers on the misadventures of Jack Skellington, the renowned pumpkin king of Halloween town, who has grown tired of scaring people in the “real world” each year. Jack finds a new lease on life when he accidentally stumbles onto Christmas town, which is full of vibrant colors and friendly people. Jack then plans to take control of Christmas by kidnapping Santa Claus and assuming the role. But Jack quickly learns that mice’s and skeleton men’s best-laid plans can sometimes go horribly wrong.

Available on: Disney+

2. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

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Sandra Bullock finds herself in a difficult situation after saving a man who was shoved in front of an L train on Christmas Day. After admiring the man from a distance for some time when she mutters, “I was going to marry him,” which the nurse misinterprets and thought they were engaged. She quickly becomes friends with his family, who accept her with open arms. The sole issue? She ultimately falls for the brother of the man.

Available on: Disney+, Amazon Prime

1. Bad Santa (2003)

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In this dark comedy, the grumpy Willie T. Stokes (Billy Bob Thornton) and his partner (Tony Cox) get together once a year for a holiday con. They rob shopping outlets on Christmas Eve by pretending to be a mall Santa and his elf. However, this year Willie is falling apart. Because of his chaotic behavior and alcoholism, he is suspected by mall security (Bernie Mac) and causes another hassle. But when a little child he befriends brings out his softer side, Willie starts to question whether there is still hope for him.

Available on: Amazon Prime

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