Nine Movies to Bring You Christmas Cheer

With a week until Christmas, there is still plenty of time to watch some holiday classics by the glow of your Christmas tree. Watching your favourite film on your own or with your friends and loved ones is a fantastic way to spend some down time during the hectic season. And, it’s nearly impossible to avoid Christmas cheer when you enjoy one of your top choices. So, grab your favourite movie snacks and check out these films out.

Frosty the Snowman

Who can resist a classic? With a corncob pipe and a button nose, it is hard not to fall in love with Frosty. This 1969 animated film about magic that brings a snowman to life is a classic for a reason. A great movie for young and old, Frosty the Snowman will delight all audiences.


Starring Will Ferrell as the hilarious and lovable Buddy the Elf, who can resist the silliness of this holiday movie. As a human, raised by elves in the North Pole, Buddy sets of on an adventure to New York City in order to find his real dad and his place outside of Santa’s workshop.

Home Alone

When 8-year-old Kevin McCallister gets left home alone, chaos ensues. As he is faced with protecting his home from two clumsy bandits, Kevin is in for a wild ride. Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal.

The Holiday

Starring Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz, this sweet, romantic comedy about two women who switch homes for the holidays will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy.

The Polar Express

When a young boy boards the Polar Express, he has no idea that he is about to embark on a magical journey to the North Pole. As he encounters special people along his journey, this will be one adventure he won’t ever forget.

A Christmas Story

It’s not Christmas without Ralphie. Snuggle up on the couch and enjoy this classic film. Based on the antics of a 1940’s family and a young boy with big dreams of the perfect Christmas gift…a Red Ryder Air Rifle, it won’t disappoint.

A Christmas Carol

This 1951 film takes on the Dickens classic. While pulling at your heart strings as it tells the story of redemption, A Christmas Carol will have you feeling all the emotions.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Join the Grinch and the adorable Cindy Lou. I dare you to watch this film and not have your heart grow a few sizes. Based on the beloved Dr. Seuss book, the Grinch is the lovable bad guy you just can’t help but root for.

National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Complete your holiday viewing with the Griswolds. Trying their best to get into the Christmas spirit, there are many entertaining bumps along the way. This one we can all relate to.

What movie is on your holiday must watch list? Do you have a favourite you must view every Christmas? Let me know!