Tuesday 15 December 2015

Top 10 Christmas Films

Hey everyone :)

I can't believe it's been a year already since I did Christmas themed posts for my blog. I bet every blogger is saying that. Last year I did a post on my 'Top 5 Christmas Films' - you can check that post out HERE. This 'newer' post does however incorporate some of the films (well all of them) from the post from last year as they were too good to leave out so feel free to read this post first haha!

Now I classify these as Christmas films - either because they are based on or around Christmas or possibly because they were released around Christmas time ... maybe a mixture of both.

Last year I did a top five (as I mentioned above) and without fail I watch these five every year. Sometimes not just at Christmas. This year I thought since I was doing a 'what you should watch at Christmas' list - I should incorporate other Christmas films I've seen over the years that I thought you'd like too.

1. The Polar Express - a film for kids about a train that is heading to the North Pole and it takes some kids along the way.

2. Bad Santa - this is a bit of a dirty film so probably not for kids (more for the adults when the kids have gone to bed). It's about a guy who poses as a Santa to steal stuff then he meets a little kid.

3. The Family Stone - one I mentioned last year - similar to Love Actually it has lots of well known actors and its about a big American family and all the kids come home for dinner but the mum is hiding a secret.

4. A Nightmare Before Christmas - a film I hold close to my heart - this is the first film Dave and myself watched together. It's about the citizens of Halloween Town and their King: Jack. Jack visits Christmas Town and sees how happy everyone is and wants to share that with everyone in Halloween Town ... chaos ensues.

5. Love Actually - one of the my favourite films ever. I remember when I first watched this. Again lots of well known actors - the film centres around several couples and families at Christmas and how how love ... is ... actually all around.

6. The Holiday - about two single woman who decide to house share and basically swap lifes for the holidays. They trade houses and cars and meet the family/friends of each others.

7. The Muppet Christmas Carol - who didn't love the muppets when they were on television. Like the title the film is an adaption of Charles' Dickens original film and has a side helping of comedy too from the muppets.

8. Miracle of 34th Street - it has Matilda isn't that enough? The real Santa impersonates a store Santa - then the ex-Santa gets jealous and frames him. This was the fourth re-make.

9. A Christmas Carol - The 2009 version with Jim Carrey. It's a 3D computer-animated version but still good. It follows the same story as Charles' Dickens 'A Christmas Carol'.

10. Christmas with the Kranks - a comedy-Christmas film which will make you laugh. Every year they have big Christmas family meals and they decide to take a year off and treat themselves but at the last minute their daughter decides to come home and they have to ask the neighbourhood to help them.

What films do you always watch at Christmas (or in my case when it hits the 1st of December). Let me know in the comments below.

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