Paid PostPosted on Dec 22, 2014Christmas In The Movies Vs. Christmas In AustraliaHow did they get it so wrong? Christmas is nothing like it is in the movies. Catch up on all your Christmas favourites on Presto these holidays!by PrestoBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. They always have snowmen in Christmas movies. SuperStock / Getty Images Because it's always winter in Christmas movie-land and everything is... Frozen. Cool. We have snowmen in Australia too, though. mark goble (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: markgee6 (Ours are better.) Forsaken Fotos (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 55229469@N07 They don't even melt in the sunshine. 2. Christmas movie sets are definitely pretty. Franz Pritz / Getty Images But Australian outdoors at Christmas is nicer. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 3. In the movies, families gather around the tree and read stories. Lambert/Archive Photos / Getty Images In real life, we gather around the tree and drink. Dushan Hanuska (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: hanuska 4. Hanging by the fireplace happens a lot in movies. George Marks / Getty Images It happens in real life too... Bec Parsons / Getty Images ...it's just a different kind of fireplace. 5. Movie characters do Christmas things outdoors. Constance Bannister Corp / Getty Images But our outdoor Christmas is sooo much better. The Photo Commune / Getty Images 6. People stay warm at Christmastime in the movies, by the tree. Thinkstock It's where a Christmas Tree Miracle could happen. Yes. We do that too. Marcos Welsh / Getty Images We have our own kind of miracles. 7. In the movies, people come together to sing Christmas carols. Frank Herholdt / Getty Images Especially muppets. Muppets love carols. But in Australia, people really come together to sing Christmas carols. DocklandsTony (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: docklander 8. During Christmas in movies, it's always snowing and cold. Kennet Havgaard / Getty Images But down under, this is about as bad as the weather gets: Alan Lam (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: alanandanders 9. Christmas dogs in the movies are pretty chill. GK Hart/Vikki Hart / Getty Images They go on K9 Adventures at Christmas, and they think life is pretty great. But that's only because they don't know what they're missing out on. Michael Coghlan (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: mikecogh 10. And then there's Santa in the movies. Thinkstock Mr Claus and his antics are way misrepresented though, because... Meanwhile, in Australia: Steve Swayne (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: maleny_steve We still love Christmas movies, though. Watch your favourites on Presto, an online movie streaming service that gives Aussies access to an unbelievable selection of movies, when and where they want. G © Disney. Watch now on Presto © 1990 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved. Watch now on Presto G © Disney. Watch now on Presto Presto will also soon offer a new TV service featuring a range of unbelievable shows. If you want to find out more about our TV offering, register here.