10 Christmas Movies To Watch This Festive Season

The gifts of Christmas past

Christmas is just around the corner and that means festive music, decorations and movies, of course.

To help you get into the holiday spirit, we’ve compiled a list of movies to watch this December. 


Elf is Will Ferrell at his finest; with memorable one-liners and on point slap stick this film is truly a Christmas comedy classic. 

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

A slightly raunchy, very 80’s Christmas movie that your dad probably likes.

The Grinch

A hilarious adaptation of the classic Dr. Seuss book, get ready to feel nostalgic.

Love Actually

A campy rom-com that is on TV the week before Christmas literally every year. 

Bad Santa

Bountiful in bad behaviour and swearing, Bad Santa is the perfect R-rated Christmas movie to watch after you’ve put the kids to bed.

Home Alone

A Christmas classic; back when Macaulay Culkin was more cute than creepy.

A Very Murray Christmas

Part irreverent comedy, part musical; a throng of celebrities sing holiday classics to help to get you into the Christmas spirit.

Peewee’s Christmas Special

It’s Peewee Herman so inevitably it’s going to be a weird Christmas – Grace Jones, Oprah, Whoopi Goldberg, Joan Rivers and Cher all make an appearance – definitely worth the horrific flashbacks.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This Tim Burton classic is a must watch if you’re looking for a great Christmas movie with a slightly darker approach to holiday cheer.

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