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10 Of The Best Christmas Movies To Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

10 Of The Best Christmas Movies To Get You Into The Holiday Spirit

'Tis the season to snuggle up and get cozy while watching some heartwarming Christmas movies with your family and friends. There's no better way to liven up the holidays than with these classic movies- some new and some old- that are guaranteed to become a tradition in your house. 

1. Home Alone (1990) 

A hilarious story about 8-year-old Kevin McCallister's adventures when his family accidentally leaves him home alone during their family holiday trip to Paris. 

2. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) 

A stop-motion animated film which follows Jack Skellington as he discovers Christmastown and tries to figure out a way to become Santa Claus. 

3. It's a Wonderful Life (1946) 

George Bailey, a man who's pondering whether his life is still worth living, is visited by his guardian angel who shows him just how important he is to the world around him. 

4. Elf (2003) 

Buddy the Elf travels to New York City in search of his birth father. He faces numerous challenges along his journey, which he embarks on with childlike wonder. 

5. A Christmas Story (1983) 

Young Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas- a Red Ryder BB gun. The days leading up to Christmas are full of funny antics as Ralphie waits to see if his Christmas wish will be granted. 

6. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) 

Nothing ever seems to go right for Clark Griswold. Things get really messy when his entire family comes to visit for Christmas, leading to a comedy of errors that will have you in stitches. 

7. Miracle on 34th Street (1947) 

A man posing as Kris Kringle ends up in court trying to prove his identity. He enlists the help of several others during his quest to prove that Santa is, in fact, real. 

8. The Santa Clause (1994) 

When Santa falls off of Scott Calvin's roof, he has to fill in for the big guy and finish delivering all of the Christmas presents around the world. The film follows Scott as he transforms into Santa while still trying to maintain a relationship with his young son. 

9. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) 

A funny take on the cartoon classic, the Grinch tries to ruin Christmas for the residents of Whoville. Joined by his loyal dog, Max, the Grinch's plans go awry when he discovers that Christmas isn't so bad after all. 

10. The Polar Express (2004) 

A young boy on the verge of not believing in Santa Claus takes a magical trip to the North Pole aboard the Polar Express. During his journey, he discovers that the wonder of Christmas never fades as long as you keep believing. 

You'll want to make sure you have plenty of popcorn and hot cocoa on hand while watching these movies because once you start, you won't want to stop. No matter your age, the magic of Christmas captivates us all.


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