Our Favourite Christmas Movies of All Time

With Christmas just around the corner, we’re all getting ready for the festive season, whether it’s planning a holiday trip, or a Christmas dinner party. For those planning on staying in with their loved ones, drinking hot cocoa and fuelling up on popcorn, here are our top 10 Christmassy movies to jingle your cosy mood. 

 

 Miracle on 34th Street (1994) 

A family-oriented fantasy film to revive your faith in Santa Clause.

Miracle on 34th Street 

 

The Polar Express (2004) 

The animated musical fantasy film that makes you embark on a magical adventure to the North Pole.

The Polar Express

 

 

Home Alone (1990) 

A timeless comedy that hypes all the holiday feels. We definitely remember when we were hoping to be left home alone on Christmas.

Home Alone 

 

The Family Stone (2005) 

It wouldn’t be Christmas without an overdose of some family drama, especially when it involves Diane Keaton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel McAdams and Luke Wilson.

The Family Stone

 

 

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) 

The adaptation of the children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, starring Jim Carrey as the Grinch himself…it doesn’t get any more entertaining than this.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 

 

Just Friends (2005) 

The romantic Christmas comedy that gives us a reason to watch Ryan Reynolds in a fat suit, or Ryan Reynolds…full stop.

Just Friends 

 

The Santa Clause (1994) 

When Tim Allen explained to us how Santa gets recruited for the job in a series of comedy films.

The Santa Clause

 

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Watch Tim Burton’s idea of a very merry Christmas.

The Nightmare Before Christmas 

 

Jingle All the Way (1996) 

Arnold Schwarzenegger running around the city, but with a holiday twist.

Jingle All the Way 

 

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) 

Because Christmas is all about bringing cheer, it’s only traditional to watch this everlasting classic every year.

It's a Wonderful Life