Christmas is here, and what better way to celebrate it than watching a Christmas movie with your family? But with so many Christmas movies out there, figuring out which movie to watch can be challenging.
We’ve done the research for you. Here are the top ten Christmas movies to watch as a family.
A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story is a classic and deserves the top spot. The story revolves around a middle-class family. The main protagonist of the movie is Ralphie, who tries to convince his parents, teacher, and even Santa to give him a BB gun. The movie is set in the 1940s and is a perfect family watch.
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
No, don’t pass this movie just because it is seven decades old. It remains one of the best Christmas movies to watch with a family. It’s an American Christmas family drama in which George Bailey, a businessman, and the protagonist, is suicidal. He meets an angel named Clarence, who shows him the real beauty of life.
Elf is a family comedy that focuses on Buddy, a human raised among elves. After reaching adulthood, he learns that he isn’t an elf but a human. He then travels to New York to find his biological father and family.
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
If you like cartoons, A Charlie Brown Christmas is a movie you can’t miss. The animation film is inspired by The Peanuts, a comic strip by Charles Schulz. The story revolves around Charlie Brown, who wants to get away from the commercialism of Christmas and find its deeper meaning.
Love Actually (2003)
Love Actually is a romantic comedy movie that follows the lives of eight unique couples, all dealing with their lives and problems. Although all couples are different, their tales are closely interrelated. The movie is set in London in the month before Christmas.
Bad Santa (2003)
In Bad Santa, a miserable con man poses as Santa with his partner, who poses as the Little Helper, on Christmas. All was going well until the con man befriended a kid. The movie is humorous, and a perfect family watch.
The Year Without Santa Claus (1974)
The Year Without Santa Claus is an animated Christmas television special. It shows Santa feeling unneeded and sidelined, and he decides to abandon his journey. Two people embark on the journey to find the missing Santa.
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
This movie revolves around an old wiser named Scrooge who doesn’t like Christmas. Scrooge gets visited by spirits, who share secrets from his past and foretell his future, which helps him develop a positive perception of life.
Home Alone (1990)
Home Alone is a movie series showing an American Christmas family. The story focuses on an eight-year-old troublemaker kid whose parents accidentally leave him home during Christmas vacation. Now, he must protect his home from robbers.
Trading Places (1983)
Trading Places is a comedy movie that shows two callous millionaire brothers conspiring to switch the fortunes of a wealthy investor and a con artist. The movie is a fun watch for the upcoming Christmas.
So, which movie will you watch this Christmas?