Grab some popcorn and snuggle up with your little ones, here are some of the best movies to liven up your holidays!
From classics to new releases, we’ve rounded up the best movies that will put you in the Christmas spirit! Whether you want to roll with a movie marathon or watch one movie every day till Christmas, we’ve got you enough options! All you have to do is grab the popcorn, snuggle up with your family and start watching!
1. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
The Christmas Chronicles follows two children Kate and Teddy Pierce, who discover Santa Claus in their home. Fascinated, they jump into his sleigh with his reindeer, however the sleigh eventually malfunctions and crashes, the Christmas presents getting lost in the process. As Christmas morning approaches, it is up to the children and Santa to save Christmas by delivering all the presents.
2. The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)
If you liked The Christmas Chronicles, you’ll be excited to learn that The Christmas Chronicles 2 just came out this year. The second edition packs action, adventure and comedy in one movie as Kate Pierce, who is now a teenager, is reunited with Santa Claus. This time, they’re facing a mischief-maker who threatens to cancel Christmas.
3. Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
A musical fantasy film, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey brings to life an imaginary world as an eccentric toymaker is visited by his adventurous granddaughter. Decades after his trusted apprentice betrayed him, a once-joyful toymaker finds new hope when his kind and curious granddaughter comes into his life.
4. Klaus (2019)
Klaus is an English-language Spanish 2D-animated Christmas comedy film about a lazy postman stationed in an island town to the Far North who befriends a reclusive toymaker, Klaus. In this alternate take on Saint Nicholas of Myra, the duo join hands to deliver joy to a cold, dark town that desperately needs it.
5. Angela’s Christmas (2017)
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Angela’s Christmas is a 30-minute animated film about the power of family and the innocent desire of a child to ensure everyone is safe, warm and loved at Christmas time. The movie is based on Frank McCourt's only children's book, inspired by a story his mother Angela told him as a child.
6. Frozen (2013)
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Though technically not a Christmas movie, Frozen makes for a great festive-season watch, rather the movie makes for a great watch any time of the year (even if you’ve watched it enough times to recite the lines by memory). If you have yet to watch the movie, Frozen follows Anna as she sets off to find her sister Elsa, who has the power to convert any object or person into ice, together with iceman Kristoff and his reindeer, Sven.
You can also follow up with Olaf’s Frozen Adventure. The 22-minute animation follows Olaf and Sven as they set out in a mission to visit every household in Arendelle to find a new Christmas tradition for Elsa and Anna.
7. Arthur Christmas (2011)
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When Santa's gawky son Arthur Christmas learns that owing to a technical glitch a little girl's Christmas gift has been misplaced, he sets out on a mission to deliver the present before it is too late.
8. The Polar Express (2004)
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A young boy boards a train and embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. His life takes a turn after he encounters special people that make his journey memorable. The Polar Express is a computer-animated adventure film.
9. Home Alone (1990)
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Eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind when his family leaves for France. At first, he is happy to be in charge, but when thieves try to break into his home, he tries to put up a fight.
10. The Snowman (1982)
When a young boy starts making a snowman on Christmas, it magically comes to life. The snowman then takes him on a journey to meet Santa Claus. The Snowman is an animated television film based on Raymond Briggs’ picture book of the same title. The short film is mostly wordless as the story is told through a series of pictures and action.