Christmas Movies For Each Member Of The Family

Not sure what to watch this Christmas? Here is a list of all the films you may have forgotten which will help you cater to what films your family will enjoy!

1. The “I Don’t Know What To Watch” Dad

2. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)

A murder mystery brings together a private eye, a struggling actress, and a thief masquerading as an actor.

3. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

4. Crash (2004)

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

5. The “Family Is The Most Important Thing” Mum

6. The Family Stone (2005)

An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

7. Four Christmases (2008)

A couple struggles to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day.

8. The Nutcracker (1993)

On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marief alls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself (or does she?) into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her beloved Nutcracker comes to life and defends her from the Mouse King, then is turned into a Prince after Marie saves his life.

9. The “Immature Sense Of Humour” Brother

10. Bad Santa (2003)

A miserable conman and his partner pose as Santa and his Little Helper to rob department stores on Christmas Eve. But they run into problems when the conman befriends a troubled kid, and the security boss discovers the plot.

11. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold’s father-in-law’s prize Christmas tree.

12. Fred Claus (2007)

Fred Claus, Santa’s bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole.

13. The “Just Single” Sister

14. Love Actually (2003)

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

15. You’ve Got Mail (1998)

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.

16. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can’t fool his brother

17. The “Back In My Day” Grandpa

18. White Christmas (1954)

A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

19. It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

20. Babes In Toyland (1934)

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum instead of Bo Peep. Enraged, Barnaby unleashes the bogeymen from their caverns to destroy Toyland.

21. The “Old Hollywood” Grandmother

22. Meet Me In St. Louis (1944)

In the year before the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

23. The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

A bishop trying to get a new cathedral built prays for guidance. An angel (Cary Grant) arrives, but his guidance isn’t about fundraising.

24. The Shop Around The Corner (1940)

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they’re falling in love through the post as each other’s anonymous pen pal.

25. The “I Need Eye Candy” Aunt

26. Just Friends (2005)

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with — a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

27. About A Boy (2002)

Based on Nick Hornby’s best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy

28. Miracle On 34th Street (1994)

A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood’s most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the “secret” about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn’t expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who’s convinced he’s the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in.

29. The “Comedic” Uncle

30. Christmas With The Kranks (2004)

With their daughter away, her parents decide to skip Christmas altogether until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate the holidays at the last minute.

31. How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Big budget remake of the classic cartoon about a creature intent on stealing Christmas.

32. Christmas Vacation (1989)

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster.

34. 8 Crazy Nights (2002)

Davey Stone, an alcoholic with a criminal record, is sentenced to community service under the supervision of an elderly referee. Davey is then faced with trying to reform and abandon his bad habits.

35. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t quite understand the concept.

36. Joyeux Noël (2005)

On Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.

37. The “Disney Obsessed” Roommate

38. Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)

The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

39. Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Belle prepares the castle for Christmas against Beast’s wishes, trying to bring him happiness for the season. Forte, a pipe organ, fears that Belle’s plans may eventually bring about an end to the curse… the curse that brought him more importance in the Master’s life. Forte uses Fife, a flute who desperately wants a solo, to destroy Belle’s plans and get rid of her.

40. I’ll Be Home For Christmas (1998)

A college student experiences difficulty in getting home for Christmas after being hazed by his friends. While struggling to get home in time for Christmas, he learns quite a bit about himself and the true meaning of the holiday.

41. The “Pessimistic” Friend

42. Grumpy Old Men (1993)

A lifelong feud between two neighbors since childhood, only gets worse when a new female neighbor moves across the street.

43. A Christmas Carol (2009)

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

44. The Year Without A Santa Claus (1974)

When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

45. For The Whole Family

46. Elf (2003)

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

47. The Nativity Story (2006)

A drama that focuses on the period in Mary and Joseph’s life where they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

48. The Polar Express (2004)

On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus’ home.

49. The “Over-Hyped” Little Cousins

50. Frosty The Snowman (1969)

A living snowman and a little girl struggle to elude a greedy magician who is after the snowman’s magic hat.

51. The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve.

52. Arthur Christmas (2011)

On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa’s youngest son looks to use his father’s high-tech operation for an urgent mission.

53. The “Stuck In The ’80s” Family Friend

54. Gremlins (1984)

A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

55. Die Hard (1988)

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

56. A Christmas Story (1983)

Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.

57. You And Your ’90s Obsession

58. Home Alone (1990)

An 8-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind while his family flies to France for Christmas must defend his home against idiotic burglars.

59. Jingle All The Way (1996)

A father decides to dream the impossible; to get a Turbo Man action figure for his son just before Christmas.

60. The Santa Clause (1994)

When a man inadvertantly kills Santa on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

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