Readers, winters are here and so are the Christmas holidays. At the start of December, our mind automatically starts humming the Christmas carols and starts looking for Christmas trees and lights to decorate our place and make it a welcome for Christmas Eve. But Christmas dinner is just one night thing. What about the remaining holidays? What are your plans to spend the remaining Christmas vacations and most importantly how? Of Course not being a sleepyhead or make your vacations boring than ever.
Well, not to worry dear readers, in order to prevent you from making your Christmas vacations boring, we have listed down some movies that you can surely watch during this time of the year.
List of Christmas Movies to watch:
Well you read it right, instead of being a sleepyhead to all your Christmas vacation, you can always watch these Christmas special movies: be it your partner; your children; your parents or even if you are alone.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Well, Christmas is a time for magic and what could be more magical than Hogwarts? It’s a 2001 movie and is loved by all generations, from parents to children’s. Well it is a seven series book and has a movie adaptation, some of the storyline in first of the Harry Potter series leaves us with something to be desired for, like a game of Wizard’s Chess, an invisibility cloak, Christmas feast and above all Christmas cake and cupcakes.
Well instead of watching just one part of the whole series, you can binge watch all the parts and let the feeling of magical Christmas be engrossed within you.
It’s a Wonderful Life
It’s a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet THE GREATEST GIFT by Phillip Van Doren Stern, published in 1943.
The film showcases a positive approach to life and towards human existence. The life changing events happens with George Bailey, a man who has given up on his dreams to help others and henceforth decides to commit suicide on the eve of Christmas but stops when he met with his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody. Clarence shows how George has touched the life of others and how different life would be for his wife Mary and his community of Bedford Falls if he had not been born.
To sum up, it is a nice movie that can also teach you morals about your life. Besides its fantasizing story, you can also learn from it a lot.
Elf is a 2003 American Christmas comedy film, directed by Jon Favreau. It’s a great watch to your children. The film centers on Buddy, a boy and an orphanage, who on Christmas Eve crawls into Santa Claus’s sack when he was a toddler. The boy, when discovered, was adopted and raised by Santa’s Elves. Due to his huge size as compared to elves, he was not fitted into their world and in a conversation he overheard that he is a human and heads to New York city to meet his biological father, while also spreading Christmas cheer in the process.
Have a good peep in here, dear action lovers. Well, if you are not interested in the romantic or comedy genre we are here to save your time and bring you the best ever action film of all times. Though it is an action film, it is loved by almost all the people and is surely recommended to watch. Die Hard is a 1988 American action film directed by John McTiernan and written by Jeb Stuart and Steven E. de Souza. This film is based on the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever by Roderick Thorp. It also has retroactively been called one of the best Christmas Films since the film events take place on a Christmas Eve.
Well if you are planning to surprise your boys with some good action Christmas film, here it is.
Bad Santa is a 2003 American Christmas black comedy film directed by Terry Zwigoff and written by Glen Ficarra and John Requa. It is a great film and very much loved by the audience. It did receive positive reviews and was a commercial success. The film was dedicated to John Ritter’s memory, since this film was his last live-action film appearance before his death on September 11, 2003.
Well talking about the storyline, it is very interesting. The story has two professional thieves, Willie T. Soke and his dwarf assistant Marcus Skidmore. Every Christmas, Willie gets a job as a department store Santa Claus and Marcus as an elf to rob shopping malls at night, with Marcus’ wife Lois as their getaway driver. Well not to spoil the plot, go and watch this beautiful movie now.
Gremlins is a 1984 American comedy horror film written by Chris Columbus and directed by Joe Dante. The story revolves around a young man and his strange creature, called a mogwai, who by the way received a pet. This mysterious pet spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters. It was followed by its second part, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, in 1990. Gremlins opt for more black comedy, background against a Christmas time setting. To unbox more exciting events in the film, go and look for a movie to buy or rent and start unboxing the interest.
Home Alone is a 1990 American Christmas family comedy film written and produced by John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbus. The films revolve around an eight year old boy Kevin, who must protect his home from two burglars, Harry and Marv, after his family accidently leaves him behind on their vacation. It is a treat to everyone’s eye to watch this movie. It will serve a good laugh to children and also adults at the very same time. Home Alone was followed by its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, which is the only Home Alone sequel to have most of the original cast reprising their roles.
Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American fantasy romance film directed by Tim Burton. It was produced by Burton and Denise Di Novi and written by Caroline Thompson from a story by her and Burton. Edward is an artificial humanoid, an unfinished creation who has scissor blades instead of hands. The young man is taken in by a suburban family and falls in love with their teenage daughter Kim. Now not to spoil the story for you, go and have a look for a more interesting turn of events into this beautiful love story between an artificial humanoid and a human.
The Snowman is an animated television film and Symphonic Poem based on Raymond Briggs’ 1978 picture book The Snowman. It was directed by Dianne Jackson. Since it is animated, the story is told through pictures, action and music. The story revolves around a boy named James, who wakes up and play in the morning after heavy snowfall and eventually building a large snowman. The turn of events starts when at midnight James wakes up and sneaks downstairs to find the snowman magically turns to life. The two had a great time together, to know more about their chemistry head to the download movie on chrome and start watching.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American black comedy crime film written and directed by Shane Black. The script is partially based on the Brett Halliday novel Bodies are Where You Find Them.
Small time crook Robert Downey Jr. hits Hollywood with a witty crime comedy featuring Val Kilmer as a private investigator hired to give the wanna be actor background for a role. There are many belly laugh moments which you will get to see further with the movie. So what are you waiting to go and have a good laugh?
A Charlie Brown Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas is a 1965 animated television special and is the first tv special based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M.Schulz. The story revolves around when Charlie Brown finds himself depressed despite the onset of the cheerful Christmas holiday season. He directs a neighborhood Christmas play after Lucy advises him but his best efforts are ignored and mocked by his peers.
To see how he overcomes this sadness, and faces his attitude towards his own self, go on chrome and download the movie to see the rest and make your vacations more interesting.
Scrooged is a 1988 American Christmas comedy film directed by Richard Donner and written by Mitch Glazer and Michael O’Donoghue. It is based on the 1893 novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The event starts when Frank Cross, a cynical and selfish television executive, who is visited by a succession of ghosts on Christmas Eve intent on helping him regain his Christmas spirit.
To watch more and how he regained his Christmas spirit you can hurry up and go watch the movie now. Give yourself and your family a little treat this Christmas holiday.
8 Women is a 2002 French dark comedy musical film, written and directed by Francois Ozon. This movie is based on a 1958 play by Robert Thomas. The story revolves around an eccentric family of women and their employees. The film follows 8 women, as they gather to celebrate Christmas in an isolated, snowbound cottage only to find the family patriarch dead. As the event takes place, every woman becomes suspect. Go and find out what and how the events took place to make it a comedy of error. Bring your Christmas vacation to some interest with this movie.
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe
Who doesn’t love magic. And when the festival itself brings the magic with it. This snowy Christmas treats yourself and your family with a movie based on CS Lewis novel the Chronicles of Narnia series. Who doesn’t want to go to a magical wardrobe which takes you to the place of the dreamy and snowy world of Narnia, where you can see creatures such as half man and half animal. There is both a Father Christmas and the White Witch who rules the world of Narnia. Give your kids a little treat, with a magical story of Narnia and how the prince and princess save it from the Witch.
Miracle On the 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street is a 1947 American Christmas comedy-drama film, directed and written by George Seaton and based on a story by Valentine Davies. The event starts between Thanksgiving day and Christmas Day in New York City and focuses on the effect of a department store Santa Claus who claims to be the real Santa.
To know more about what the film is about, you can go and watch it this Christmas with your favourite feast and people.
This pandemic where everything has become work from home, where people are following social distancing, and we have to follow the protocols of this pandemic to be safe. But mental health is also as important as physical health. So instead of thinking what to do this Christmas and just lying around, go on a virtual movie date this Christmas . Watch the above listed movies with your pals or favourite people. From demonic Santa’s and home invading thieves to feel good fireside frolics , Christmas Songs, ice-skating escapades, and enough hot chocolate to drown an elf our feed is bulging with eye treats.