Our 10 Favorite Christmas Movies

Christmas time is here and what better way to spend it than curled up on the couch with cookies, cocoa, and a great movie? We’ve come up with some of our favorite movies to get you and your family into the Christmas spirit!

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

This 2000 film starring Jim Carrey is a Christmas classic! This live-action version of the children’s tale by Dr. Seuss features a thrilling adventure with a heart warming message that everyone can learn from.

Our Favorite Quote: “Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas…he thought…means a little bit more.”

 

Anything Hallmark

Oh, Hallmark movies. It’s like 24/7 of feel good movies! Packed with romance, a few laughs, and lots of Christmas cheer; Hallmark movies are a must for your Christmas movie binge. Our favorite? A December Bride!

 

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story is a classic. If it’s not on your top Christmas movie list, you need to make room. Ralphie and his Red Rider BB gun, Randy in his overkill winter suit, and so many other classic characters, A Christmas Story is the best. So relatable and sweet, it deserves a spot on this list.

Our Favorite Quote: “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.”

 

It’s A Wonderful Life

A story with a great message of perseverance, It’s A Wonderful Life is about a down on his luck man who wants to end his life. He ends up seeing how much worse his town would be if he never existed.

Our Favorite Quote: “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?”

 

Home Alone

Who doesn’t love Home Alone? This Christmas Classic is about a boy named Kevin who’s family mistakenly left him before their family trip to Paris. Kevin gets to stay at home and have a blast until two thieves try to rob the family house, leaving Kevin to protect everything at all comedic costs.

Our Favorite Quote: “Will you please tell Santa that instead of presents this year, I just want my family back.”

 

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

You know Dasher, and Dancer, and Prancer, and…well you know how the song goes. Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer is a classic, stop-motion film that first aired in 1964 and has been a Christmas classic ever since!

Our Favorite Quote: “From what I see now, that nose will cut through the murkiest storm they can dish up. What I’m trying to say is, Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?”

 

Elf

Starring Will Ferrell, Elf is a tale of Buddy; who was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby to be raised among Santa’s Elves. Buddy seeks out his real father and ends up on a comical adventure. Elf is one of our absolute favorite Christmas films full of laughs and touching moments too.

Our Favorite Quote: “I just like to smile; smiling’s my favorite.”

The Santa Clause

The Santa Clause is a story about a man named Scott Calvin who becomes the next Santa Claus after accidentally killing the Santa on duty. This heartwarming movie is perfect for the whole entire family to enjoy.

Our Favorite Quote: “Can we take a direct flight back to reality, or do we have to change planes in Denver?”

A Charlie Brown Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas is a classic animated TV special that aired in 1965. Based on the Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schulz, A Charlie Brown Christmas shows how Charlie’s friends try to get him into the Christmas spirit!

Our Favorite Quote: “I never thought it was such a bad little tree. It’s not bad at all, really. Maybe it just needs a little love.”

Polar Express

The Polar Express was once a beloved children’s’ book and is now a feature film! Starring Tom Hanks, go on an adventure to the North Pol and experience the magic of Christmas while learning about friendship and bravery along the way.

Our Favorite Quote: “Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can’t see.”