The Christmas tree goes up, the light starts twinkling, and the whole family sits around the living room to pick a Christmas movie to end the night. As part of our Christmas series, we recommend some of the best Christmas movies of all time!
1. Home Alone
When Kevin McCallister’s family leaves him at home by accident while they go on vacation, the 8-year-old comes up with a brilliant scheme to prevent burglars from robbing his house. Kevin certainly lives out all your childhood fantasies in this Christmas classic that never gets old!
2. The Polar Express
Directed by Robert Zemeckis, The Polar Express is a 2004 American musical fantasy film on a young boy who embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, courage and the spirit of Christmas.
3. A Christmas Story
A timeless classic for years, this movie follows young Ralphie who struggles with bullies, family issues and an infamous lamp in the shape of a leg. The only thing keeping him going is his desire to own a Red Ryder BB gun.
4. Joyeux Noel
Daniel Brühl and Diane Kruger star in this heartwarming Christmas tale based on the real story of a Christmas Eve truce between British, French and German troops.
5. It’s A Wonderful Life
Frank Capra’s 1946 fantasy starring Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, who, on the verge of committing suicide, is visited by an angel who reveals to him the meaning of life.
Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, an oversize elf who never quite fits in at the North Pole and journeys to New York to locate his biological father. While Ferrell drives the action, Zooey Deschanel, James Caan and Bob Newhart keep the laughs going in this hilarious movie!