The ultimate Christmas movies for the festive season

It's nearing Christmas time and what better way to get into the swing of things than by watching some classic festive movies!

There's nothing better than settling in to watch a good Christmas movie, from Home Alone to The Holiday, everyone has their favourite.

So, whether it's an old favourite, or you're discovering a new festive film, we've compiled a list of some of the best Christmas movies for you to put on you list this year! 

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Who doesn't love the grumpy Grinch who can't stand when his neighbours in Whoville celebrate the holiday season? We also love his loyal dog, Max!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Home Alone

When Kevin is acidentally left behind when the family leave for their international holiday, he has to face the holiday season alone and outsmart some wiley thieves. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Die Hard

A Christmas staple for many action fans, Detective McClane travels to LA to spend Christmas with his wife. But, McClane quickly learns that his wife is caught in a hostage situation - an action-packed festive celebration!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

When Jack Skellington from Halloween Town finds himself in Christmas Town, he falls in love. But, Jack's interest in Christmas takes a turn when he abducts Santa Claus!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Bad Santa

If you're after a lighter-hearted movie for Christmas you can't go past Bad Santa. This black comedy gives you a whole new perspective on Santa!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Holiday

When two women from opposite sides of the world swap houses for Christmas, both their lives change entirely. 

Love Actually

Follow the lives of eight people whose lives are loosely intertwined as they navigate the month before Christmas. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Christmas With the Kranks

A heart-warming comedy that follows a family who scramble to pull together a huge Christmas celebration at the last minute. 

Elf

Who doesn't love Buddy, the human elf from the North Pole! Follow his journey as he ventures to New York City in search of his biological father. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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