Top Christmas movies to watch this holiday season

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The holiday season is here, which means its time to crack out the Christmas movies to get in the mood. Here are some of our favourite Christmas films to watch with the kids this season.


Christmas cheer is a plenty in Elf, when one of Santa’s elves finds out he is actually a human and goes to New York to meet his biological father, spreading Christmas cheer in a world of cynics as he goes.

Home Alone

Ah, Home Alone, the original Christmas films that everyone fell in love with. When Kevin McCallister is left behind for Christmas, chaos ensues as he tries to make sure his home isn’t burgled by Harry and Marv.

The Santa Clause

The Santa Clause films are classic Christmas films that star Tim Allen as a reluctant at first new Santa Claus. The film follow is trials and tribulations as Santa, in a very funny way.

Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Based on Dr Seuss’ novel of the same name, How the Grinch Stole Christmas follows the revenge-seeking Grinch who lives on the outskirts of Whoville and is intent on ruining Christmas.

The Polar Express

The Polar Express is all about the spirit of Christmas as a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole. A heartwarming tale that the kids will love.

Barbie and the Nutcracker

Clara awakes one night and finds her nutcracker has come to life and needs her help to defeat the Mouse King, in Barbie and the Nutcracker.

And once the kids go to bed, why not watch one of these more adult Christmas movies.

Love Actually

A classic Christmas film to get you in the holiday spirit. Follow along the lives of eight different couples at Christmas time as they learn to love at Christmas time in London.

The Holiday

Two women with guy-troubles swap homes during the holiday season and each meet and fall in love in this Christmas fave.

The Night Before

If your in the mood for some laughs, The Night Before is for you. It follows three friends who reunite on Christmas Eve to spend the night together looking for the holy grail of Christmas parties.

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