Top Ten Favourite Christmas Movies

My Top Ten Favourite Christmas Movies

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than watching a Christmas movie?

Over the years, my favourite Christmas movie has changed and changed again

I remember when I was young and Home Alone was on, I used to get so excited, as I knew Christmas was soon

That is still the emotion I get from a lot of the movies

So in no particular order, here are my favourite ten

a box of popcorn spilt over

Top Ten

Home Alone (1990)

Kevin was accidentally left a home while the rest of his family went off for  Christmas vacation

He spent his time trying to fend for himself, as well as fending off burglar’s who had targeted his house

Elf (2003)

Buddy the elf, was a human raised in the North Pole with Santa and the elves

Lots of laughter following his journey after he was sent in full elf uniform to find his father in New York

Love Actually (2003)

Romantic comedy set over a 4 week period on the lead up to Christmas

Love being the main feature in this movie, as nine intertwined stories of people discover love as we follow their journeys

Die Hard (1998)

New York cop visits his estranged wife at her work Christmas party

The party is interrupted by terrorists and his adventures unfold as he soon realised the only one who can rescue the hostages is him

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Dr. Seuss’s story retold, of the green Grinch who decides to ruin Christmas for the residents of Whoville

He steals everything festive from the town. But his plans are halted when he encounters a cheery, endearing Whoville resident

Scrooged ( 1988)

A modern take on the classic Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

The successful television presenter is visited by a series of ghosts who encourage him to re-evaluate his past actions and right some wrongs

Gremlins (1984)

A unique Christmas present in the form of Gizmo is given to the son of a salesman

The care warnings fell on deaf ears when Gizmo and his gang of Gremlins tear up the town on Christmas eve

Jingle All The Way (1996)

A workaholic is desperately trying to make things up to his son and wife this Christmas, by getting his son the perfect gift

Follow the comical hunt on Christmas eve, trying to get the most sort after present in town

The Santa Clause (1994)

After accidentally killing a man in a Santa suit, the lead is magically transported to the North pole where he is told he needs to take Santa’s place

Over the month his body changes and realises his trip to the North Pole was no dream, he is Santa

Jack Frost (1998)

A snowman is brought to life by the sound of the late father’s harmonica being played by the son

The heart warming attempt from the father to make up for lost time with his son before he melts and its too late

I hope some of my favourites are also on your list of favourites

With being into December there are many of these movies replaying on TV

Sky Movies, Netflix and NowTV are just a few site where you can view these films on demand

Or you can view with Amazon Prime, get 30 days free here 

Let me know in the comments below what you think of my list. What are some of your favourite Christmas films?

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  1. bev
    12/12/2018 / 08:43

    National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

  2. Iris Tilley
    13/12/2018 / 11:52

    I agree with most of those but my all time favorite is A Christmas Carol

  3. Alica
    14/12/2018 / 11:58

    I have watched them all this year! I love a good Christmas film!

  4. bev
    15/12/2018 / 08:52

    Never seen Elf! Going to watch it this year.

  5. A S,Edinburgh
    15/12/2018 / 17:51

    Love this list! Gremlins is one of my favourites.

  6. Louise Smith
    24/12/2018 / 20:13

    The Polar Express is our family favourite

  7. Chloe Taylor
    24/02/2019 / 18:53

    Home Alone is my favourite – love the storyline and Kevin is so cute and clever. Fantastic film!
    Also like the Grinch, makes me laugh x

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