Christmas is the time of year where all the family should join together. Weather you are Cracking open the mince pies, cheese and crackers or mulled wine these are 25 Must Watch Christmas Films.

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Bad Santa (DVD)

Bad Santa (Download)

This Christmas film is definitely far naughtier than nice.but if you have a crude sense of humour then it’s one to add to the top of your wishlist 😉 I’ve watched it every Christmas since it’s release and I still laugh

Love actually (DVD)

Love actually (Download)

If you like a bit of Christmas magic and holiday romance then you’ll enjoy Love Actually It reminds you that Christmas is a time for giving, and love is top of that list.


Jingle all the way (DVD)

Jingle all the way (Download)

Men are stereotypical of leaving everything to the last minute with Christmas shopping being another to  add to the list. Watching this with all the family will have you smiling, and reminding you to  not forget ahem, leave the important things to the last minute!

A Muppets Christmas Carol (DVD)

A Muppets Christmas Carol (Download)

Christmas is a time for giving and with your favorite Muppets being at the heart of the story, what’s not to love? If this film doesn’t get you singing along, then Bah Humbug to you. 🙂

Miracle on 34th Street (DVD)

Miracle on 34th Street (Download)

Magic is all around us and you don’t have to see it to believe it. This is an absolute classic and will put that Christmas joy back in your heart.

The Grinch (DVD)

The Grinch (Download)

No one should be stealing Christmas or crushing the spirit, but if anyone can do it in an eccentric style that can keep you laughing it’ll be Jim Carey.

Elf (DVD)

Elf (Download)

Not only will the film fill you with Christmas cheer but it’s a perfect way of reminding us to not take life so seriously, and revel in the fun, just for the sake of it.

Home alone (DVD)

Home alone (Download)

One of the most far fetched Christmas films ever made, not only would a child of 8 not be able to defend himself like Kevin, but the amount of injuries sustained by the robbers would have certainly have ended them in hospital, not jail.
With all that said and done, it’s definitely a Christmas classic and fun for all the family.

Home alone two (DVD)

Home alone two (Download)

You would think that after the battering they received the first time around they may have learned but apparently not…
Funny moments from start to end.

The Santa Claus (DVD)

The Santa Claus (Download)

You can’t accidentally injure Santa and let Christmas go to waste… This will keep you full of hope and happiness.

Die hard (DVD)

Die hard (Download)

If you love a bit of action around Christmas time, then this is the perfect film. Christmas doesn’t always run smoothly, but with Bruce Willis saving the day. why wouldn’t you want to watch it?

Die hard2 (DVD)

Die hard2 (Download)

The return of another Christmas disaster But like John McClane it won’t be long until you’re saying the famous catchphrase!

Scrooged (DVD)

Scrooged (Download)

A modernised version of the Dickinson’s classic A Christmas Carol. It might not get you singing like the Muppets but it will remind you why Christmas and your loved ones should be treasured.

Planes trains and automobiles (DVD)

Planes trains and automobiles (Download)

Christmas can be a stressful time of year,especially if you are travelling back to your family. This film reminds you that you can learn something new from every person you meet.
Although technically set around Thanksgiving, it’s amusing and worth the watch around Christmas.

Jack Frost (DVD)

Jack Frost (Download)

Christmas is a magical time of year, and even when times are hard, a sprinkle of Christmas magic can change that. The Snowman will melt your heart in more ways than one.

Polar express (DVD)

Polar express (Download)

A magical journey to the North Pole is what every boy and girl dreams of. It will feel like you are really on the train when watching this with your loved ones. A perfect family film.

The family man (DVD)

This Christmas film encompasses that true happiness is not received through material things and luxury, but from the love you give and receive.

Harry Potter (DVD)

There’s always a Christmas scene in the famous Harry Potter, and in a world full of magic why wouldn’t you want to visit Hogwarts in it’s beautiful white blanket?
Harry’s friends are his family and at Christmas it’s all any of us deserve.

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (DVD)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Download)

If you haven’t read C.S Lewis famous books where have you been? This fantasy story encapsulates Christmas, friendship and fun. A must watch for all the family.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (DVD)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Download)

Not everyone enjoys Christmas and visiting the family… Watching this Christmas film will make your family seem normal in comparison! 😉

Christmas with the Kranks (DVD)

Christmas with the Kranks (Download)

Some family’s try there best to skip Christmas just like the Kranks Unfortunately they don’t get away with it because their daughter returns home and forces them into the Christmas spirit.

The Holiday (DVD)

The Holiday (Download)

They always say love finds you when you least expect it, and this film will make you want to find love, or rekindle what you have with your better half.

White Christmas (DVD)

White Christmas (Download)

A song and a story that begins and ends at Christmas. Bing Crosby will make you want to get up and dance along with him.Another story of friendship and festive cheer.

It’s a wonderful life (DVD)

It’s a wonderful life (Download)

One of the oldest Christmas films on the block, but one with a very poignant message: be grateful for who and what you have in your life.
This may be an old film but it’s definitely one for all the family to watch.

Holiday inn (DVD)

Holiday inn (Download)

A song and a story that begins and ends at Christmas. Bing Crosby will make you want to get up and dance along with him.Another story of friendship and festive cheer.

Are your favorite Christmas films on this list? If not I would love to know what they are below.

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3 comments on “25 Must Watch Christmas Films”

  1. My favorite is The Muppets. I love The Muppets.
    Second would be the Grinch because the Grinch is a man named Thurl Ravenscroft. He welcomes people into Disney’s Haunted Mansion and is also the conductor on the train.

  2. Great selection Sass!!!

    We’ve been OBSESSED with The a polar express and watched it every year but we’ve didn’t it’s been replaced this year with Paddington! ❤️

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