What are the 15 best Christmas films?

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15 Best Christmas Films

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

    George Bailey learns the impact he has had on his community with the help of his guardian angel, Clarence, on Christmas Eve.

  2. Home Alone (1990)

    8-year-old Kevin McCallister defends his home from burglars using a series of booby traps after being left behind by his family on Christmas.

  3. A Christmas Carol (1984)

    Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, leading to a transformative night.

  4. Elf (2003)

    Buddy, a human raised by elves, travels to New York City to find his real father and spreads Christmas cheer with his infectious holiday spirit.

  5. The Polar Express (2004)

    A young boy embarks on a magical train journey to the North Pole on Christmas Eve, learning about friendship and bravery.

  6. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    A kind man claiming to be Kris Kringle is hired as a department store Santa, leading to a court case to determine whether he is the real Santa Claus.

  7. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

    The Griswold family attempts to have a perfect Christmas, but their plans are hilariously derailed by a series of mishaps and unexpected guests.

  8. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, discovers Christmas Town and decides to bring the Christmas spirit to his dark and spooky world.

  9. Love Actually (2003)

    Multiple interconnected stories of love during the Christmas season in London, exploring various aspects of relationships.

  10. Die Hard (1988)

    NYPD officer John McClane must save hostages from terrorists in a Los Angeles skyscraper on Christmas Eve, creating an action-packed holiday classic.

  11. The Santa Clause (1994)

    Scott Calvin accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof, leading him to magically take on the role of Santa.

  12. White Christmas (1954)

    A pair of former soldiers turned entertainers team up with a sister act to save a failing Vermont inn and stage a musical extravaganza on Christmas Eve.

  13. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

    Charlie Brown searches for the true meaning of Christmas with the help of his friends and a scraggly Christmas tree in this animated classic.

  14. The Holiday (2006)

    Two women swap homes for the holidays and find unexpected romance in this heartwarming romantic comedy.

  15. Scrooged (1988)

    A modern-day adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” featuring Bill Murray as a cynical TV executive who is visited by ghosts to learn the true meaning of Christmas.

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Post Published: December 2, 2023
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