Classic Christmas movies hold a special sort of charm that the newer Hallmark Christmas movies or Netflix Christmas movies just can’t grasp. The old black-and-white films somehow capture everything we love about the holidays, particularly the nostalgia factor.
Family movie time is a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday season. These movies will be sure to show you the true meaning of Christmas and what really matters this time of the year. Most of these movies have a Christian message in them that will leave you feeling delighted. Grab a hot drink and a cozy blanket and enjoy these wonderful Christmas movies by the fire. Bunch of movies that can be enjoyed during this period sometimes are comedies. Christmas Movies to be enjoyed during the holiday season are:
Best Christmas Movies
- “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018)”
- “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)”
- “Home Alone”
This movie is about how 8-year-old Kevin sets a series of booby traps to stop a pair of robbers from a home invasion, which isn’t exactly in the Christmas spirit. But the experience does teach him to appreciate being with his family during the holidays, which is something we all need to be reminded of once in a while.
- “Elf (2003)”
Don’t be surprised if you catch yourself watching this one even if your kids aren’t around — it’s so funny, it’s easy to forget that it’s only rated PG.
- “Jingle All the Way (1996)”
Arnold Schwarzenegger has defeated Predators. He’s beaten, Terminators. But Jingle All the Way knows that he’s still no match for the mob who wants to buy the hottest toy of the year on Christmas Eve. Use this as a reminder to get your shopping done early.
Recent Christmas Movies
- “White Christmas”
The whole family will be singing along to this comedy about a talented foursome who put on an extravagant Christmas show.
- “Saving Christmas”
Saving Christmas is a Christmas movie that came out in 2014 and it is starring Kirk Cameron. This movie is about Kirk explaining to his brother Christian that Christ still is in the Christmas holiday. His brother feels that Christ and the true meaning of Christmas have been left out of many family traditions. The main goal of this film is to point out several traditions that were originally created with Christ in mind. Watch Saving Christmas to see if Kirk was able to show his brother that Christ still is at Christmas.
- “Christmas Ranch”
Christmas Ranch is a feel-good Christmas movie that tells the story of a sixteen-year-old girl. She is upset that her parents sent her to spend the Christmas holiday at her grandparent’s horse ranch. At first, she is a little bit rebellious because she was angry about the situation but she then starts to fall in love with the ranch.
- “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)”
- “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)”
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a good one to start with because as Rudolph teams up with a group of misfit toys, it teaches kids to be accepting of their differences.
- “A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)”
It’s nice that A Charlie Brown Christmas gives kids permission to feel a little melancholy — and then gives them the spirit to keep going.
- “The Little Drummer Boy (1968)”
Go behind the story of the timeless Christmas carol with this half-hour special, about a boy who meets the Wise Men on the way to Bethlehem.