The countdown is ticking. There are only two more sleeps until Christmas. Many have this whole week off, and if you’re not frantically trying to shop for last minute presents, now is a good time to kick back and watch some great Christmas movies.
Here are a few favorites, a few classics, and maybe a few that you haven’t thought to add to your holiday movie list.
The Santa Clause
Tim Allen finds Santa has fallen off of his roof, and he has to become the new Santa Claus and discover the real magic behind Christmas.
All-star cast portray couples in London discovering love in all its forms around the holidays. Bonus: Hugh Grant dancing around the prime minister’s house.
Nightmare Before Christmas
Halloween meets Christmas when Jack the Pumpkin King discovers Christmas and wants to trade holidays. A great movie to watch for both holidays!
Sleepless In Seattle
Classic romantic comedy about two people inexplicably drawn together after one hears the other on a radio show Christmas Eve.
A Christmas Story
The classic story of Ralphie and his family at Christmas.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
The classic tale of the Griswold family Christmas and excessive holiday light displays.
An 80’s twist on Dicken’s A Christmas Carol starring Bill Murray.
The Polar Express
Children take a special trip to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.
Meet Me In St. Louis
Judy Garland sings the holiday classic “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.”
The classic holiday film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera Ellen.
Romantic comedy about single women switching homes for the holidays.
The Family Stone
The ups and downs of meeting your significant other’s family at Christmas.