When someone says Christmas movies, everyone imagines that all films are filled with fantasies and comedies, and think you can not enjoy them nor learn something valuable for your life. It’s strange, but that is not entirely true; even though the Christmas movies are a rare breed, they have some useful messages for kids and even adults.
Did you start to catch up with movies when the holiday started? Catching up with the film you couldn’t watch because you were busy is a beautiful thing to do. But what if you could enjoy them with your family and your kids, besides the whole holiday craze?
Here is 25 Must Watch Christmas movies on Christmas eve with your family and your friends after having some delicious Christmas food.
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Best Christmas Movies To Watch With Your Family and Kids
1. Home Alone(1990)
When a family was in a hurry to go on a Christmas trip, they leave their eight-year-old son (Macaulay Culkin) alone in their home. Two burglars try to break in, and eight-year-old Kevin tries to protect his house from the burglars.
2. Elf (2003)
When a little boy is orphaned, Santa and his elves raise him as an elf. When he became a man, he takes on a journey to New York City to find his biological father.
3. Jingle All The Way (1996)
Arnold Schwarzenegger has fought and beaten predators and terminators. When he is trying to get a favorite Christmas toy “Turbo Man” for his son, he has to fight against a big crowd who want the toy for themselves.
4. The Santa Clause (1994)
When a man accidentally makes Santa fall off a roof, he and his son try to do his job. The man magically becomes the new Santa and tries to fulfill his duty even though it is dangerous than he thinks.
5. Christmas with the Kranks (2004)
Kranks decide to skip Christmas because their daughter decides to go away. Suddenly she changes her mind to spend Christmas with her family. Kranks tries to celebrate Christmas with their daughter at the last minute.
6. Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Clause Santa’s brother, who lives in Chicago, is looking for money to open an offtrack-betting shop. He asks a loan from the North Pole, and Nick promises to give him money if he spends a few days in the North Pole to help Santa.
7. The Family Stone (2005)
A businesswoman went to see her boyfriend’s family with him for the Christmas celebrations. She soon finds out how hostile they are towards her, and she might find a way to get through it.
8. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
A woman saves a man who was pushed into the train track, but he goes into a coma. The nurse mistakes her as his fiance, and she ends up meeting his family, who welcomes her with open arms. She falls in love with the man’s brother.
9. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
Evil Jack Frost has been making a plan to sabotage the toy factory trying to take over Christmas. Santa and Mr. Claus have to stop Jack Frost and keep the families happy.
10. A Christmas Story (1983)
When Christmas is near, 9-year-old Ralphie says to his family at the dinner table that he wants a Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB gun for the present. His mom thinks he’ll shoot his eye out in a second, will he get the BB gun as the present?
11. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
A Grinch who lives on the outskirts of Whoville plans to ruin Christmas for all the people in the town. A little boy tries to befriend this green revenge-seeking Grinch.
12. Bad Santa (2003)
Conman and his partner pose as Santa and his helper to rob stores on Christmas Eve. But they suddenly run into the troubles after befriending a troubled kid.
13. Four Christsmas (2008)
A couple tries to visit their divorced parents on Christmas. They struggle to spend time with all of the four families and get through four Christmases.
14. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
In Finland on Chrismas Eve, a Christmas mystery lies underground. After they dig it up, everybody thinks it’s Santa Claus, but soon after the dig, children start to disappear. A few hunters, including a boy, tries to capture Santa.
15. A Christmas Carol (2009)
Based on one of Charles Dicken’s classic novel about a Victorian-era Miser becomes animated by Disney. Miser Ebenezer Scrooge wakes up on Chrismas Eve and only to realize his miserable existence.
16. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)
Classic American Christmas Fantasy movie about an Angel sent from Heaven to help a businessman to see what life would’ve been if he never existed,
17. Mickey’s Magical Christmas (2001)
Mickey and his friends get stuck in Mickey’s house on Christmas Eve. Mickey suggests to throw a Christmas Party, and everyone is happy, except Donald.
18. One Magic Christmas (1985)
Gideon, an angel, sent by Santa on Christmas, tries to show a mother who is going through a hard time the true meaning of Christmas.
Best Christmas Movies in 2019
19. Let it Snow (2019)
A group of young people spends Christmas in a small town because of a snowstorm. Which will leads to some changes in their friendships and their life.
20. Klaus (2019)
Smeerensburg’s new postman, Jesper, and toymaker Kalus try to show a frozen unhappiest town on earth that a simple act of kindness always sparks another.
21. Holiday in the Wild (2019)
A woman dumped by her husband on Christmas Even meets an elephant conservationist by accident. They try to help an orphaned baby elephant whose mama was killed by poachers.
22. A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish (2019)
Kat Emerson, an aspiring singer-songwriter with big dreams who is treated like a servant by her stepmother and stepsisters, could use the help of a Christmas miracle. She’s given a chance to sing at a billionaire Terrance as an elf. Will she be able to archive her dreams?
23. The Knight Before Christmas (2019)
Finding true love with a night in shining armor and living happily ever after, is a fantasy every girl had. A girl hits a man with her car, even though he is okay, he says he is a Knight. Did the fantasy come true?
24. Holiday Rush (2019)
Rush, a widowed father who is a famous radio DJ, gets fired and moves in with his aunt with his four kids. Rush’s aunt and producer plan to buy him another station to keep him in the air.
25. Noelle (2019)
Nick, Santa’s son, who was supposed to take over Santa’s duty, disappears right before Christmas. Noelle, who always supported her brother, goes on a journey to find his brother and what is Christmas all about.
In a Nutshell
Enjoying the holidays with your family is a must, and watching movies works like a miracle since everybody likes it. There are so many Christmas movies available on movie subscriptions such as Netflix, amazon prime, and youtube. The above films are the best Christmas movies that you could watch with your family and kids.