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10 Best Christmas Movies Of All Time To Watch On Holidays

The most beautiful time in the year has finally come, It’s everyone’s favorite time, Christmas time !! 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to relish & celebrate the grand party with our family. We all do greet each other, gift each other, cherish each other & have an amazing time. While enjoying christmas, I’m sure you all want to watch a Christmas movie along with your family on holidays. Christmas isn’t complete without watching a Christmas movie, Right?   

So, now the question arises, what are the best Christmas movies you can watch. I know, you might be wondering what are those Christmas movies you don’t know about? 

There are indeed 10 best christmas movies of all time you can’t miss on your holidays & It starts with



Elf best christmas movies

Elf has to be the perfect movie to watch with your family at home. Right from the beginning to end, you’ll be overwhelmed with laughter & amusement by hilarious characters coming throughout the film. It starts with ” Buddy ” Our main lead who rises amongst the bunch of elves, Soon he’ll realize he is a human & now he wants to go on a quest for his biological father.

There’s no doubt, Elf gotta be one of the best Christmas movies that make you hook to the main lead who is hilariously dumb & a mixture of fun & action with a great ending.

Cast:  Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, and more..


Home Alone 1 & 2

Home Alone best christmas movies

If you’re the person who still doesn’t know Home Alone. I would ask you, are you really a person?

Homealone has been one of the most-watched Christmas movies of all time. You can’t just ignore the ridiculous, & epic scenes between a mischievous kid & stupid burglars. Kevin, our main lead 8 years old was accidentally left at home when his family went for a tour. Despite the fact, Kevin initially enjoys the time at home by his own party but soon he finds out two burglars are trying to break into his home. The way the kid trapped them gotta be the most hilarious phase in the movie.

Not gonna talk about the sequel, you’ll immediately go on to the sequel after finishing part 1. If you ask me to explain the plot badly,

A highly intellectual kid deals with 2 blind immortal burglars & his amnesia parents.

Now, I’m gonna give you to the count of ten, to get your ugly, yella, no-good keister off this part, before I pump your guts full of lead! 

Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, and more..


It’s A Wonderful Life

it's wonderful life movie

It’s a Wonderful life  is the top-rated christmas movie if you can’t afford to miss whatsoever. The movie is not just about Christmas, it’s also about how precious is our life.

In case, if you’re a guy who infuriates with problems & losing hope every day. Then, It’s a Wonderful Life is a perfect movie to boost your motivation & tells you there’s also some good in your life. It also speaks about love, passion, dreams, & sacrifices. You will surely cry ultimately by some heartwhelming scenes.

Our main lead, George is a cooperate man deals with so many problems every single day & therefore decides to end his life. Soon, an angel from heaven came to his rescue and shows how good he had done for others by sacrificing his dreams.

It’s a wonderful cinema you should watch this christmas which has incredible writing, morals & intriguing characters.

Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and more..



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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story best christmas movies

A Christmas Story is a terrific film that makes you reminisce about the good memories you had as a kid. It’s a film that is so relatable and the characters that are true to life. It’s an absolute Christmas bonanza specially if you have kids at home.

Basically, it’s about Ralphie who really wants to get a red ryder air rifle as a christmas gift. For that, he would go through a lot and have to convince his wacky dad and doting mom. Meanwhile, a Bunch of stuff goes with characters that are amusing & hilarious to watch. It’s certainly one of the cinemas that telecast every christmas day.

It’s a perfect nostalgic film that’ll shoot your eye out.

Cast:Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, and more..


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A Christmas Carol 1951 A.K.A Scrooge

Scrooge best christmas movies

A Christmas Carol ( Scrooge ) is an adaptation of the novel  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. There are like 7 filmed versions of this story and so far, this movie is a definitive adaptation amongst all other ones.

It’s a complete drama that revolves around the character ” Ebenezer Scrooge”. He is a miserly businessman who has no interest in chrtismas & has bad tempered. Now, with three spirits threat by his late partner, he’ll get panic & scare the hell out by three spirits that are trying to show the errors he had done.

If you’re wondering what’s the best version, Even though, it’s monochrome, Scrooge is the definitive type & has brilliant characterizations.

Cast:  Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison and more..


National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation best christmas movies

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National lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is one of those slapstick Christmas movies that you can watch over and over again. You may be wondering why I messed up the first line. Because that’s what the character in this movie does every time. Clark Griswold is really into Christmas and eager to make it a good one. Well, he’s just a father who is a trouble maker & messes things up every time. When their family was excited about Christmas, suddenly tables turn and turns out to be a complete dominos effect of misfortunes.

We really got to see hilarious scenes & laughter that sometimes even your throat gets dry. Everything is about family, which you can watch it with your partner on that cozy bed of yours.

Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Juliette Lewis and more..



Klaus best christmas movies

Klaus is a modern animated Christmas movie you all love even if you’re a 90’s or 20’s person. What’s so special about this cinema is the writing & exceptional characters arc. This film brings some fresh aspects and makes us think for some time. It tells a beautiful tale of incredible characters who prove gifts & materialism isn’t a real Christmas. The love, care, generosity collectively is what make a real joyful Christmas. It’s so captivating, refreshing & has great characters that immerse you throughout the feature.

Cast:  Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, and more..


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Miracle on 34th Street ( 1947)

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Miracle on 34th Street discusses whether our favorite Santa Claus really exists in life.

It’s a fan favorite and almost everybody claims Edmund Gwenn as the best santaclaus portrayal. An old man Kris, who is loved by kids recruited to be the Santa at the main store, he claims he is a real Santa. It leads to a court case to determine his mental health & his authenticity.

Looking for a heartwarming Christmas movie, there you go enjoy this special classic and cry at the end.

Cast:  Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, and more..


The Apartment

the apartment film

The Apartment is regarded to be one of the classic Christmas movies of all time. Maybe in reality, Christmas wouldn’t be the same as it is in movies! & that’s what the apartment showed us.

It has a brilliant script and remarkable characters that put you on your toes till the end from the beginning. It’s about a clerk “Baxter” who rents out his apartment for superiors to take out their mistresses. But, trouble occurs when Baxter falls in love with a girl who is dating his boss. That’s terrible right?

The Apartment also won the best picture along with 4 categories. Yes, it gotta be at the top.

Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, and more..


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The Bishop’s Wife

the bishop's wife film

Episcopalian bishop when he calls out for god to help him get sufficient money for a new church, a debonair angel comes to Earth to help him and his wife while other side dealing with Dudley.

The Bishop’s Wife is a monochrome drama that a lovely mixture of fun & fantasy throughout the film. The film might have aged well, but not the content & message in it.

Cast:  Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, and more..


Honorable Mentions: 

what other Christmas movies do you think should have been made into this list?


Which is your favourite christmas movie ?


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9 months ago

I wondered if the Klaus movie was good! Elf and A Christmas Story are two of my favorites but I MUST watch The Santa Clause every year!