Spice Up the Season with these 12 Movies

How perfect would it be to just watch a nice movie this Christmas season with a cup of hot chocolate? Wondering what movies to watch? We got you. Here are some great Christmas movies to watch this year!

The Polar Express

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For those who are looking for a wholesome Christmas movie to watch this year, The Polar Express is a perfect choice. This heartwarming story is about a young boy who doubts the existence of Santa Claus but ends up boarding a train to the North Pole and learning the truth. The film features stunning animation and an all-star cast, including Tom Hanks as the voice of Santa himself.

If you’re looking for a movie that will get you into the Christmas spirit, look no further than The Polar Express. It’s sure to become a family favorite!

Home Alone

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This classic movie is a must-watch during the Christmas season. Follow Kevin McCallister as he defends his home from two burglars, while his family is away on vacation. This movie is hilarious and will get you into the Christmas spirit.

The Santa Clause

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Tim Allen stars in this family-friendly movie about a man who becomes the new Santa Claus after accidentally causing Santa’s death. As Tim adjusts to his new role, he learns what it means to be Santa. This movie is heartwarming and will have you excited for Christmas.

Elf

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Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a human who was raised at the North Pole as an elf. When Buddy finds out the truth, he heads to New York City to find his biological father and discover where he belongs. This movie is guaranteed to make you laugh and feel excited for Christmas all over again. Moreover, the soundtrack is amazing!

A Christmas Story

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This is one of the amazing movies that was set in the 1940s and tells the story of Ralphie, a young boy who wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. This movie is hilarious and will have you rooting for Ralphie as he goes through all sorts of crazy adventures during Christmastime.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

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This stop-motion classic follows Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, as he accidentally stumbles upon Christmastown and decides to take over the holiday. This movie is dark, but also heartwarming and will get you into the Christmas spirit.

Miracle on 34th Street

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A special holiday classic, Miracle on 34th Street follows a man who claims to be Santa Claus, forcing him to prove it in court. The movie is fun and heartwarming, leaving you feeling festive by the end of it. This is one of our favorite movies of all time!

Die Hard

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This is one of the action-packed movies with stars as Bruce Willis as police officer John McClane who has to save his wife from a group of terrorists taking over Nakatomi Plaza during Christmas. Die Hard is a classic movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.

The Snowman

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This is one of the animated movies that is based on the popular children’s book by Raymond Briggs. The story follows a young boy who builds a snowman one winter morning, only to have it come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure. This movie is sure to get you excited for snow days and Christmas all at once.

The Princess Switch

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Vanessa Hudgens and royal-to-be Stephanie (played by newcomer Danielle Macdonald) star in this lighthearted Christmas movie about a mistaken switch of identities resulting in all sorts of hilarity. If you’re looking for a movie filled with fun, lighthearted Christmas movie to watch this year, then The Princess Switch is a perfect choice.

Holiday in the Wild

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If you’re looking for a great family movie to watch while you cuddle up, check out Holiday in the Wild. This movie follows a city-dwelling couple who moves their family to an Alaskan town where they get swept into the town’s holiday tradition of delivering presents by dogsled. Fans of Hallmark movies will enjoy these feel-good films that are sure to warm your heart during the holidays.

Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups

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This heartwarming family film stars Paris Berelc as Snowflake, a French bulldog puppy raised by Santa Claus himself. When Snowflake finds herself alone and unable to take care of her nine puppies, she turns to a local kennel where a pair of kids named Will and Lucy helps her to train her pups to become the next generation of Santa’s helpers. This movie is perfect for families looking for a heartwarming Christmas movie to watch together.

We hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of our favorite family-friendly Christmas movies! Be sure to check them out this holiday season. Merry Christmas!

What are your favorite family-friendly Christmas movies? Let us know in the comments below!

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