25 Christmas Movies You Should Be Watching This Holiday Season

25 Christmas Movies You Should Be Watching This Holiday Season

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Hands down Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year. The lights, the smells, the feelings of comfort and family.

It seems like every year, I get more and more into the Christmas spirit. I just love soaking as much of the holiday aroma as I can. And with that, I put a Christmas movie on every night at my house.

In no particular order, here are 25 Christmas movies you should watch this holiday season:

1. A CHRISTMAS STORY

What it’s about: In this Christmas classic, Ralphie, a young boy growing up in the 40’s, dreams of owning a Red Rider BB gun. He sets out to convince the world this is the perfect gift.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

2. HOLIDAY IN HANDCUFFS

What it’s about: A struggling artist working as waitress kidnaps one of her customers to bring home and meet her parents at Christmas.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

3. CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS

What it’s about: With their daughter away, the Kranks decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holiday at the last minute.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

4. CHRISTMAS DO-OVER

What it’s about: Kevin tries to be involved with his son and ex-wife’s family for Christmas. During dinner, his son suddenly wishes it was Christmas every day, forcing Kevin to live the same day over and over.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

5. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

6. 12 DATES OF CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: Setup on a Christmas Eve date, a woman must relive the date over and over.

Rent or buy it here: Netlfix or Amazon

7. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism that he sees during the Christmas season, he tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

8. ELF

What it’s about: One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa’s bag of toys and was raised as an elf. Buddy goes looking for his true place in the world–in New York City.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

9. SNOW

What it’s about: Nick Snowden is a new kind of Santa Claus. He’s handsome, single, and clueless about women. With the holiday only three days away, a reindeer rescue mission will take him on a spectacular journey to save Christmas, and find his future Mrs. Claus.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

10. THE SANTA CLAUSE

What it’s about: When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

11. THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but his attempts to bring Christmas to his home cause confusion.

Rent or buy it here: Netflix or Amazon

12. TO GRANDMOTHER’S HOUSE WE GO

What it’s about: When the twins feel like their mom is tired of them, they take off on an exciting adventure to grandmother’s house and encounter a pair of criminals along the way.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

13. HOME ALONE

What it’s about: When little Kevin McCallister is accidentally left behind when his family dashes off on a Christmas trip, he is left to defend his family’s home from two bumbling burglars until the relatives return.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

14. JACK FROST

What it’s about: A father who can’t keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son, before he is gone forever.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

15. THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS PRESENT

What it’s about: A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out-of-control snowstorm.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

16. DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL

What it’s about: When three ghosts take penny-pinching Scrooge on an eye-opening journey, he discovers the true meaning of Christmas — but he must act on it before it’s too late.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

17. THE NINE LIVES OF CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: After a stray cat adopts Zachary, he meets Marliee and realizes the single life is not as fulfilling as he thought it was.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

18. A BRIDE FOR CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: A single man tries to win a bet by getting a woman recovering from three broken engagements to marry him by Christmas.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

19. MARCH OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS

What it’s about: Opposing the evil Barnaby, Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try and fail to pay-off Mother Peep’s mortgage and mislead his attempts to marry Little Bo.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

20. NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION

What it’s about: The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

21. JUST FRIENDS

What it’s about: While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

22. THE POLAR EXPRESS

What it’s about: A doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

23. ARTHUR CHRISTMAS

What it’s about: Santa’s youngest son Arthur embarks on a magical adventure to deliver the final gift to a child to save Christmas.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

24. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

What it’s about: Six-year-old Susan Walker has doubts about childhood’s most enduring miracle,Santa Claus; then Susan meets Kriss Kringle, a department store Santa who believes he’s the real deal.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

25. RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER

What it’s about: A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Rent or buy it here: Amazon

*All synopsis were taken from Amazon or IMDB.

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