Christmas movies you must watch this December!
December is already here and that means the time of year has come when we can’t stop watching Christmas-themed movies. Today we want to dedicate this post to make a recap of the best Christmas movies that you should watch this month, if you have not already done so.
These are the best Christmas movies of all time!
We want to start by highlighting the best Christmas movies, do you want to discover them? Keep reading and prepare yourself for the best movie marathon!
It’s a Wonderful Life
The first classic we want to comment on is the movie It’s a Wonderful Life, released in 1946. Over the years it has been considered that this film is one of the greatest Christmas classics in all of history and since its premiere automatically became “the Christmas movie”.
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Home Alone has become one of the best Christmas movie classics. Surely everyone already knows this movie but in case you haven’t seen it yet, you have to know that this movie tells the story of an eight-year-old boy, Kevin McAllister, who accidentally stays abandoned at home when the whole family goes to pass the holidays to France.
The Holiday has also become one of the best movies to see at Christmas. It is a film directed and produced by Nancy Meyers, tells how two women, one in London and one in Los Angeles, experience the same love disappointment and decide to exchange their apartments during the Christmas holidays. We promise that you will love the music of this movie, composed by Hans Zimmer.
The next movie we want to discuss is Gremlins, a 1984 movie directed by Joe Dante which features a beautiful but also mysterious creature. Thanks to the combination of fantasy and comedy, it has become a classic, especially for Gen Xers and Millennials.
Love Actually has become one of the most romantic movies of all time and it is also the perfect story to watch at Christmas. It is a romantic comedy where different stories intertwine and all the characters are related through funny, naive but also sad aspects.
Best Christmas Movies on Netflix
Netflix has become our great ally because each year they include, among their categories, one dedicated to Christmas movies. And it is for this reason that we consider it very necessary to include the five best movies that you can find on Netflix. Besides, if you love photography, check out our post about the best photography documentaries you can watch on Netflix.
Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square
The first movie we want to comment on is one of the latest releases of the great streaming platform. And it’s a huge success thanks to the combination of a good classic Christmas story and the amazing actress Christine Baranski as the villain. Another of the highlights of this movie is its great music created by Dolly Parton which goes straight to the hearts of the viewers.
Holidate is another of the great Christmas premieres of 2020. Unlike other films, this one focuses on two single characters who are tired of spending the celebrations without any companion. As a result of this, the film narrates how two people meet to share only the most important dates and between them, Christmas.
A Christmas Prince
The next film we want to discuss is A Christmas Prince, a romantic comedy that was premiered in 2017, and, since then, 2 more films have been released that continue the story. The plot of the first film tells the story of a young journalist who must go abroad and win the exclusive coronation of an attractive prince.
The Princess Switch
The Princess Switch was released in the year 2018 and in 2020, the second part has been released: The Princess Switch: Switched Again. The first one tells how a pastry chef from Chicago and a future princess discover that they look like twins, they hatch a plan to impersonate each other during Christmas.
The Knight Before Christmas
This latest film was also released recently, in 2019, and tells how a medieval British knight is magically transported to the present, where he falls madly in love with a science teacher, who has lost all hope in love.
Classic Christmas movies you can't miss!
If you still want to see more Christmas movies and although we have already commented on some, we recommend you 3 more classics of the best Christmas films:
The first film is The Grinch, which is an American fantasy and comedy film from the year 2000. It is based on a well-known children’s story, although in order to develop the film, the plot was extended and other characters were included to make a good Christmas movie.
White Christmas, unlike the other recommended ones, is a musical comedy that has Christmas as one of its protagonists. It is a film full of numerous dance classics and well-known songs that have become increasingly popular over the years.
While You Were Sleeping
The last movie we want to recommend as a classic is While You Were Sleeping, starring Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman. This movie received rave reviews from the specialized press and was nominated for a Golden Globe nomination in the category of best actress in a comedy or musical for Sandra Bullock.
Top 3 Funny Christmas movies
If what you want is to laugh, there are also funny Christmas movies:
Christmas with the Kranks
The first comedy film we want to show you is Christmas with the Kranks, which is based on the novel A Different Christmas, by John Grisham. A married couple decides to spend Christmas in the Caribbean until their daughter, at the last minute, decides to return home for Christmas.
Office Christmas Party
Another of the movies we want to discuss is Office Christmas Party, which was released in 2016. Clay is the protagonist of this story and decides to organize an epic Christmas party to try to get a new client.
Finally, we want to highlight Elf, the American comedy film where on Christmas Eve an orphaned baby gets into Santa’s sack and ends up being adopted by the Elf Pope of the North Pole. Buddy grows up in the North Pole believing that he is an elf but due to his human size he is unable to perform elf tasks.
And for those who love horror: Christmas horror movies
If you are one of those people who love horror movies, we also bring some recommendations on the best Christmas horror movies.
The first movie we want to recommend is a horror-comedy. This film talks about Max’s family, a family that is not united and where there is no generosity. As a result of this, Krampus appears: a mythological being who torments the family and the child so that their parties are hell.
This movie takes place at Billy’s house where several university students decide to spend the holidays at Christmas. Billy had a terrible childhood and as a result of this, the whole story of this film is triggered where a series of crimes begin to happen.
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