Winter is coming. Those who are practicing social distancing and isolation because of the coronavirus pandemic might not realize the season changing outside and even the holiday coming close. Stay all day long at home, keep away from the workplace, end up schooling, or avoid gathering people might be a bleak time. But do not let it droop you so quickly, this can be a treasured time in your life that you don’t want to waste it. Instead, you can use it to richen your personal life. Ask yourself how long you had not totally let your hair down to devote your attention to your beloved ones in your family. Especially in this holiday season, imagine that you can curve up for a cozy family night and share precious moments that come from the best Christmas movies of all time. It’s truly priceless to celebrate the holiday under the roof. The top of must-watch Christmas movies for family lists below is selected for you. Grab your popcorn, sit down, and enjoy them with your family.
1.A Christmas Story (1983)
Stay the first rank in the best of Christmas films for the family list is the movie A Christmas Story (1983). This 80’s Christmas movie is a family/comedy film directed by Bob Clark that follows the adventure of the young Ralphie Parker, his friends, and his family. The movie plot brings so much fun and humor between Ralphie with his friends and his family members. This is an old Christmas movie but still deserves one of the best Christmas movies for the family.
2. Home Alone (1990)
This funny Christmas movie centers on an eight-year-old boy Kevin who is accidentally left home when his family leaves for France. At first, he is happy to be in charge but when the thieves break into the house, he tries to put up a fight. The unique film plot together with the character development of the little boy Kevin both throughout the smart traps he sets for the thieves but his change in family awareness, the film raises the true meaning of Christmas is family. Albeit the unrealistic and acceptable violence scenes, Home Alone is a film that both kids and adults will enjoy.
3. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Considered as one of the classic 90’s Christmas movies, The Muppet Christmas Carol is not only praised for its creative and heartwarming plot but great songs and memorable characters. The film depicts incredible Muppets, especially the absolutely wonderful Scrooge. This old miser man dislikes Christmas at first but then is foretold about the past and future by the spirits. Since then, his view of life started to change.
4. Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1992)
Only 2 years after the successful release of Home Alone 1, director Chris Columbus does not disappoint his audiences with the second version Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. The funny and tragic story of the little Kevin with his family and the thieves continues as he accidentally boards a flight to New York while his family is on the way to Miami. While being separated from his family, Kevin faces the 2 old enemies. A series of Kevin’s clever survival schemes at the hotel and on the streets of New York will bring the funniest moments to you and your family.
5. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The next one in the Christmas movie list is one of the best Disney animated movies to watch. The movie was nominated for Oscar as Best Visual Effects and nominated for Golden Globe as Best Original Soundtrack. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) is one of the best classic Christmas movie collections. The film is about the pumpkin king of Halloweentown named Jack Skellington. Things happen when he becomes bored with the annual Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can’t get it quite right. This movie can surely get your kid’s attention as Santa is prevented from his annual duties. Besides, the 10 great songs composed by Danny Elfman in this Christmas movie will fill your family room with unforgettable movie time.
6. The Santa Clause (1994)
By helping Santa Claus with a Christmas crisis, Scott unknowingly agrees to become the next Santa Claus. Now, he has to deal with a suspicious former wife while trying to keep his secret safe. This Christmas fantasy family comedy-drama film by the director John Pasquin will bring jokes for adults as well as kids. The film received a lot of positive feedback from the audiences. The Santa Clause is said to be one of the best Disney Christmas films ever, a must watch every holiday year. It’s inspiring, engaging, and full of holiday cheer.
7. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
Six-year-old Susan Walker is skeptical of the Christmas myth surrounding Santa Claus, a trait she perhaps learned from her mother, Dorey. When tasked with hiring the Santa who will pose with kids at Macy’s, Dorey enlists a man with the curious name of Kris Kringle who claims to be Santa himself. His assertions are met with scoffs and threats of institutionalization, but a young lawyer, along with Susan and Dorey, comes to his defense. Miracle on 34th Street (1994) contains all sentimental elements that can be very enjoyable for children and adults. It’s criticized to be a beautiful Christmas movie funny and it’s pleasant for you and your kids to watch the beloved Christmas movie character, the adorable Susan.
8. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
The movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), also known as Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, is about Grinch, who lives in solitude just outside Whoville. He hates the townsfolk and despises Christmas. Cindy Lou, a six-year-old girl who believes in the spirit of the festival, sets out to reform him. This Christmas movie is the perfect movie for all ages to reconnect with their inner child because this movie is so dumb and funny at the same time. Highly recommend this movie to watch on any kind of day. Just so enjoy it when you get time.
9. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
Scott Calvin realizes that as per the rules, he needs to get married quickly. However, things get complicated when his son’s name appears on the naughty list. Well, this is such a genius masterpiece that we should get it on holiday or free time. It is much more than a comfortable movie to watch on Christmas with Santa Clause 2 as the true meaning it brings. A perfect sequel movie of The Santa Clause. The story for this one is perfect and Tim Allen was perfect in this movie. The evil Santa will make you laugh so hard. Watch it every Christmas and you never disappointed.
10. The Polar Express (2004)
A young boy boards a train and embarks on an extraordinary journey to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. His life takes a turn after he encounters special people that make his journey memorable. Tom Hanks and Robert Zemeckis hope their latest will become a Christmas classic. But seeing won’t equal believing, especially for families with very young children.
11. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
The wicked Jack Frost hatches a plan to sabotage the toy factory. According to Jack’s agenda, Mr. Claus wishes he never became Santa Claus and, thus, invokes the obscure Escape Clause. The Santa Clause movies don’t require a lot of brainpower, but, frankly, that’s what makes them entertaining. They’re just good, old-fashioned fun, with some magic and mischief mixed in.
12. Rise Of The Guardians (2012)
When Pitch, an evil spirit, returns to planet Earth to assault children and take over the world, a group of immortal guardians with extraordinary abilities join forces to protect the children. “The film has a message but is not preachy, showing how we should never stop believing in good, no matter what the odds. The film will appeal to all age groups…” (according to Time of India).
13. Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)
The Grinch grows increasingly annoyed with the ever-growing festive cheer that engulfs the village of Whoville. So, he teams up with his dog to ruin the festive spirit by being a spoilsport. This movie was surprisingly excellent. Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as The Grinch is good, though he could have been a little meaner. The animation in this movie could have been the best looking animated movie ever, everything looked stunning, from the mountains to the individual hairs on The Who’s. A must-watch Christmas movie for Grinch’s fans.